Decisions

Decisions published

12/06/2019 - Tenancy Rescue and Homelessness Prevention Initiatives ref: 904    For Determination

To seek support for revised initiatives to be used as a spend to save approach for the Housing Service using funds to be sourced from Central Government.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/06/2019

Effective from: 21/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

(1)       the use of Homelessness Prevention Funding to be used for tenancy rescue initiatives be approved

 

(2)       authority be provided to the Housing Service Manager to adopt a flexible approach to Homelessness Prevention and to provide financial incentives that “allow households to remain in their accommodation or move to alternative accommodation” on the understanding that homelessness for these households is likely to have a greater financial impact on the Council’s budget 

 

(3)       a set of Homelessness Prevention Guiding Principles as opposed to a prescriptive policy in order to allow a degree of flexibility in the Council’s approach to Homelessness Prevention be adopted (Set out in Appendix 1 of the report)

 

(4)       authority be provided to the Housing Services Manager to agree any variations to the Guiding Principles that may be required to reflect the housing market.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Helen Chard


12/06/2019 - Acquisition of Temporary Accommodation ref: 900    For Determination

To seek approval for the Council to enter into agreements with the Cheltenham YMCA (CYMCA) to facilitate the acquisition by the CYMCA of a 48 unit scheme in Gloucester to be used as supported accommodation for households presenting to the council as homeless or at risk of homelessness.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/06/2019

Effective from: 21/06/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Helen Chard


12/06/2019 - Delivery of Strategy Performance Project Governance ref: 901    For Determination

To seek approval for the establishment of two new posts to deliver an effective policy, strategy and performance management and governance function for the Council.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/06/2019

Effective from: 21/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that the creation of two new permanent posts as set out in the report be approved.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Anne Brinkhoff


12/06/2019 - Treasury Management Six Monthly Update 2018-19 ref: 902    For Determination

To update Cabinet on treasury management activities

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/06/2019

Effective from: 21/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that the contents of the report be noted.   

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jon Topping


12/06/2019 - Annual Report on the Grant Funding provided to the Voluntary Community Sector ref: 903    For Determination

To update Members on grants made to the VCS in year 2018/19.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/06/2019

Effective from: 21/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that the report be noted.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ruth Saunders


12/06/2019 - Green Travel Plan Progress Report 2018 and Update ref: 905    For Determination

Annual update on initiatives in the Green Travel Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/06/2019

Effective from: 21/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that the effectiveness of the policy be noted following 12 months of operation.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jon Topping


 

 
 
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