Decisions

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Decisions published

28/06/2024 - Award of Contract - Audit of the Pooling return ref: 3432    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director for Corporate Services

Decision published: 18/07/2024

Effective from: 28/06/2024

Decision:

1.     To award the contract for the Audit of the Council’s Pooling return to Mazars.

 

2.     To enter into any necessary legal documentation to effect the award

Lead officer: Carol King


09/07/2024 - HRA REVENUE AND CAPITAL OUTTURN 2023-24 ref: 3425    Recommendations Approved

HRA Revenue and Capital Outturn 2023-24

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 09/07/2024

Decision:

Cabinet NOTED the provisional year end position, variations to the 2023-24 approved budget and the resultant effect on the Council’s HRA balances and reserves for both revenue and capital.

Lead officer: Carol King, David Scott


09/07/2024 - TREASURY MANAGEMENT ANNUAL REPORT 2023/24 ref: 3424    Recommendations Approved

The report provides a summary of the Treasury activities in 2023/24. The report also covers the actual position on the Prudential Indicators in accordance with the Prudential Code.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 09/07/2024

Decision:

Cabinet

 

1)    RECOMMENDED to Council the approval of the Treasury Management Annual Report 2023-24;

2)    NOTED the actual position of the Prudential Indicators for 2023-24.

Lead officer: Adam Green, David Scott


09/07/2024 - CORPORATE PERFORMANCE AND PROGRESS REPORT FOR QUARTER 4 2023-24 ref: 3427    For Determination

This report provides an update to Cabinet on progress on delivering the aspirations set out in the Council's Corporate Strategy 2020-2024. It includes a commentary on each of the Council’s Corporate Priorities and is supported by the Council’s Corporate Performance Measures which are appended to the report. The report specifically focusses on the quarter 4 end position of the financial year 2023-24.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 09/07/2024

Decision:

Cabinet NOTED the contents of the report and PROVIDED any observations or actions to the relevant officers accordingly.

Lead officer: Martin Guest


09/07/2024 - GENERAL FUND AND CAPITAL OUTTURN 2023-24 ref: 3426    For Determination

Provisional year end position (subject to audit) on the General Fund services for both Revenue and Capital Expenditure for the 2023-24 financial year.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 09/07/2024

Decision:

Cabinet

 

1)    NOTED the provisional year end position, variations to the 2023-24 approved budget and the resultant effect on the Council’s balances and reserves for General and Special Expenses and revenue and capital;

 

2)    Subject to final confirmation from Government, APPROVED the re-purposing of the £2m Levelling Up Fund (LUF) grant from the theatre to the Stockyard project to fund improvements to the existing trader hall and associated infrastructure in support of an enhanced cultural offer;

 

3)    INCREASED the current £11m in the capital programme for the stockyard project to £13m, the additional £2m being fully funded through the LUF grant;

 

4)    APPROVED submission of a planning application in relation to the required works.

Lead officer: David Scott


09/07/2024 - PRODUCTIVITY PLAN ref: 3428    For Determination

Is part of the ongoing work, we are doing as a Council to meet the challenges of the current financial climate facing local government the Council is developing its approach to managing productivity.

To do this we are putting together a productivity programme to address this through our financial sustainability plan and the service improvement work over the next 3 years.

Alongside this there is a requirement for Melton as a local authority to submit its productivity plan to the Government by the 19th July 2024 and then to publish this on the Council’s website.

The report sets out our proposed productivity programme and draft productivity plan response.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 09/07/2024

Decision:

Cabinet

 

1)    APPROVED the submission of the Productivity Plan to the Government by 19th July 2024;

2)    APPROVED the publication of the Productivity Plan on the Council’s website following this submission;

3)    APPROVED the Council’s wider approach to financial sustainability and productivity programme.

Lead officer: Martin Guest


09/07/2024 - WRITE OFF OF IRRECOVERABLE DEBTS ref: 3429    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval to write off debts over the value of £5,000 where there is little or no prospect of recovering them

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 09/07/2024

Decision:

Cabinet

 

1)    NOTED the action taken by the Council to recover outstanding debts;

 

2)    AUTHORISED the Chief Finance Officer to write off of the debts shown in Appendices 1-3 of the report.

2)

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nick Sach


11/07/2024 - Award of Contract - Procurement of Asset Management Software ref: 3430    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director for Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 11/07/2024

Decision:

1.     To award the contract for Asset Management Software to MRI Systems Limited.

 

2.     To enter into any necessary legal documentation to effect the award.

Lead officer: Jiten Ravat


19/06/2024 - Change of Establishment: Income Recovery Officer ref: 3423    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 03/07/2024

Effective from: 19/06/2024

Decision:

1.     To approve the changes to the Revenues and Benefits Service and the Corporate Services (finance team) staffing establishment as set out at para 8 below, Specifically

(i)              Delete 0.54FTE Admin Support Central Services post (Band 5) within the Corporate Services team.

(ii)             To create an additional 0.5FTE Income Recovery officer (Band 6) to sit within the Revenues and Benefits team.

Lead officer: David Scott


01/07/2024 - Purchase of Performance and Risk Software ref: 3422    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director for Corporate Services

Decision published: 02/07/2024

Effective from: 06/07/2024

Decision:

Authority for the procurement of the software for 2024/25 for a two-year contract with an option for a further 12 month extension.

Lead officer: Martin Guest


01/07/2024 - Revocation of Taxi Licence ref: 3421    Recommendations Approved

Revocation of Taxi Licence following test purchase

Decision Maker: Director for Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 01/07/2024

Decision:

In regard to:

 

1)     the Licensee has been subject to a test purchase and stated unsolicited racial comments.

 

2)     The driver’s driving made the passenger uncomfortable as whilst the driver was pontificating about his views, he was turning around speaking to the rear passenger not paying attention to where he was going for many seconds.

 

3)     The driver was not displaying the ID badge either on clothing or in the vehicle.

 

The Licensee should have their licence revoked with immediate effect to ensure the safety of the public.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Flower


01/07/2024 - Change of Establishment: Facilities Management ref: 3420    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 01/07/2024

Decision:

1.     To change the establishment of Premises Officers to 3 FTE.