Decisions

Decisions published

10/07/2019 - Council Tax - Civil Penalties ref: 911    Recommendations Approved

To introduce a Council Tax Civil Penalty Policy for residents who knowingly obtain an incorrect council tax discount, reduction or an exemption from their council tax account.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2019

Effective from: 19/07/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that a Council Tax Civil Penalty Policy is implemented from 17 July 2019 which would see a £70 civil penalty imposed on those residents who knowingly obtain an incorrect discount or exemption from their council tax as outlined in Appendix A of the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alison Bell


10/07/2019 - Kings Quarter Regeneration ref: 913    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the Council to accept a surrender of the lease for Bruton Way car park to enable subsequent demolition to progress the Kings Quarter redevelopment.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2019

Effective from: 19/07/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) the following activities be approved to assist in achieving the accelerated delivery programme for enabling the development of Kings Quarter and ensuring that the pace of change can be continued if planning permission is granted:

 

a) the surrender back to the Council of the present long lease to NCP Limited for the Bruton Way multi-storey car park at the earliest opportunity, upon terms approved by the Property Commissioning Manager in consultation with the Head of Policy and Resources.

 

b) the extension of the contract for the Kings Quarter dedicated project management resource from 7thJuly 2019 until 6th January 2020, as envisaged by the original Cabinet approval dated 22nd June 2016, with Reef Estates Limited and to authorise the waiver of the contract rules under rule 6.1.5.

 

c) the allocation of additional costs required in respect of the determination of the Planning application for Kings Quarter and Kings Square as set out in Appendix A Table 1 of the report.

 

d) the demolition of Bruton Way Car Park, Bentinck House and partial demolition of the northern end of Grosvenor House.

 

(2) it be noted that subject to any necessary consents being obtained and the bids from the procurements listed in recommendation (1) and Appendix A, Table 1 in the report being in budget the Council will award the contracts (having first followed the appropriate decision making process) to enable those works to be undertaken after determination of the planning application.

 

(3) it be noted that further budget will need to be identified for the next phases of the regeneration programme. Future Enabling Works associated with this have been listed in Appendix A Table 2 of the report.

Wards affected: Westgate;

Lead officer: Ian Edwards


10/07/2019 - Equality and Diversity - Vision and Action Plan for 2019-20 ref: 907    Recommendations Approved

To update Members on the Equality and Diversity work and progress made against the action plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2019

Effective from: 19/07/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that the work of the Equalities Working Group (EWG) and the Equalities Action Plan (EAP) for this year be endorsed.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ruth Saunders


10/07/2019 - Community Wellbeing Engagement Update ref: 908    Recommendations Approved

To update Members on the activity of the Engagement Officers in the Community Wellbeing Team.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2019

Effective from: 19/07/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that the community engagement work undertaken by the Community Wellbeing Team, particularly using Asset Based Community Development and strengths-based working be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ruth Saunders


10/07/2019 - Gloucester Heritage Strategy ref: 912    Recommendations Approved

To adopt the Gloucester Heritage Strategy 2019-29 following consultation with local stakeholders.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2019

Effective from: 19/07/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that the Gloucester Heritage Strategy 2019 to 2029 be adopted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Charlotte Bowles-Lewis


10/07/2019 - 2018-19 Year End Performance Report ref: 910    Recommendations Approved

To consider the Council's performance in 2018-19 across a set of key performance indicators

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2019

Effective from: 19/07/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that the Year End Performance Report for 2018-19 at Appendix 1 of the report is noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tanya Davies


10/07/2019 - 2018-19 Financial Outturn Report ref: 909    Recommendations Approved

To update Cabinet on the Financial Outturn Report 2018-19

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2019

Effective from: 19/07/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

(1) it is noted that:

i. the year-end position for the financial year 2018/19 is an increase to the General Fund balance of £37k.

ii. the General Fund balance has increased from £1.636m to £1.673m at the end of 2018/19.

iii. the savings achieved in year total £150k.

iv. the level of earmarked reserves has reduced by £152k to £4.567m.

 

(2) that the transfers to and from earmarked reserves as detailed in the table in section 6 of the report is approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jon Topping


01/07/2019 - Members' IT Equipment Upgrade ref: 906    Recommendations Approved

To purchase a set of Dell 7390 2-in-1 laptops for use by Members and their existing ipads to be recalled.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Performance and Resources

Decision published: 01/07/2019

Effective from: 09/07/2019

Decision:

To purchase of a set of Dell 7390 2-in-1 laptops for use by Members and their existing iPads to be recalled.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Richard Mobberley


 

 
 
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