Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
Towards Partnership working with Harborough District Council.
1) APPROVED the continued provision of private lifeline services with Harborough District Council (HDC), subject to legal approval of contractual arrangements;
2) DELEGATED authority to the Director for Housing and Communities (in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for People and Communities) to negotiate, finalise and sign any required legal documentation;
3) ENDORSED the 2-stage approach and NOTED that Cabinet will receive a further report on the wider review on the feasibility of establishing a single Lifeline offer for the Borough of Melton;
4) NOTED that a capital allocation to support the compatibility of Lifeline Units, as part of the Digital Switchover had been incorporated in the Budget proposals for 2022/23 and this would be progressed alongside the wider review of this service.
Report author: Michelle Howard
Publication date: 14/01/2022
Date of decision: 12/01/2022
Decided at meeting: 12/01/2022 - Cabinet