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Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Items
No. Item

606.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

607.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

None.

608.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Decision:

Noted.

Minutes:

That the Minutes of the meeting on 21 March 2019 be confirmed as a correct record and the Chair be authorised to sign them.

609.

Financial Position as at 28 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

Link to report

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

2.1         That the forecast revenue outturn for the General Fund (Table 1 of the report) of a gross underspend of £0.8m (Paragraph 3.1 of the report) be noted. 

2.2         That the breakdown of the forecast General Fund outturn by individual variance at Appendix 1 of the report and by service area at Appendix 2 of the report, be noted.

2.3         That the HRA forecast is a net break-even position (Section 5, Table 1 of the report) be noted.

2.4         That the latest capital position with forecast capital expenditure of £122.8m in 2018-19 (Section 6, Table 2, and Appendix 3 of the report) be noted.

2.5         That authority be delegated to the Section 151 Officer/Deputy Section 151 Officer for approving budget virements, movements to/from reserves and the financing of the capital programme at the financial year end (Section 7 of the report) be agreed.

 

Reason for decision – to allow Councillors to monitor the budget.

Other options considered – none, other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

610.

Procurement strategy for affordable workspaces and grant of under-lease agreements 2019-2023 pdf icon PDF 214 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

Link to report

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

2.1     That the procurement strategy for Affordable Workspace Providers 2019-2023 as outlined in this report, and which will be used to conduct individual procurements for each affordable workspace in line with the specific information set out in the table at paragraph 3.8 of the report, be agreed.

2.2     That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Resources in consultation with the Executive Member for Inclusive Economy and Jobs, to grant under-leases to the organisations (providers) that are awarded concession contracts for affordable workspaces be agreed.

 

Reason for decision – to allow the Council to create new affordable workspace flexibly and quickly, optimising the delivery of social value outcomes.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

611.

Contract Variation for the provision of care home services at St Annes care home, 60 Durham Road with Blackberry Hill Limited pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

Link to report

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That the contract variation to increase to the service provision from 50 to 65 beds and the resulting increase in annual contract value from £2.15 million to £3.12 million per annum as outlined in this report be agreed. 

 

Reason for decision – to ensure service continuity for vulnerable residents.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

612.

Procurement Strategy for Taxi and Passenger Attendant Service pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

Link to report

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

2.1     That the procurement strategy for the Council’s Taxi and Passenger Attendant Service as outlined in this report be agreed.

2.2     That authority to award the contract be delegated to the Corporate Director of Environment and Regeneration in consultation with the Executive Member for Environment and Regeneration be agreed.

 

Reason for decision – to provide continuous and high quality taxi and attendant services for children with special educational needs and disabilities, and adults requiring transport to respite centres and for health appointments.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

 

613.

Procurement strategy for affordable workspaces and grant of under-lease agreements 2019-2023 - exempt appendix

Decision:

Noted.

Minutes:

That the information in the exempt appendix to agenda item C5 be noted (see Minute 610 for details).