Decisions made

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Decisions published

02/12/2021 - King George V Playing Fields Pavilion - Tender Evaluation Social Value ref: 12252    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Planning and Development)

Decision published: 02/12/2021

Effective from: 10/12/2021

Decision:

Recommendations approved.

 

Reasons for recommendations:

Approval of the proposed revised evaluation criteria will make the procurement exercise compliant with Chorley Council’s new requirements in respect to social value introduced in October 2021.

 

Other options considered and rejected:

Consideration was given to leaving the tender evaluation criteria as approved at Executive Cabinet in February 2021.  However, following the introduction of the Council’s new requirements with respect to social value it was considered more appropriate to amend the approved evaluation criteria to reflect these new requirements.

Lead officer: Simon Forster


24/11/2021 - Customer Services and Revenue & Benefits Review ref: 11938    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Customer, Streetscene and Environment)

Decision published: 24/11/2021

Effective from: 02/12/2021

Decision:

Recommendations approved.

 

Reasons for recommendation(s):

Approval of the recommendations will enable the Customer Services and Revenues & Benefits service to develop into a shared service with a single operating model, as previously agreed by both councils.

 

Alternative options considered and rejected:

 

Lead officer: Caroline Winstanley


22/11/2021 - Strawberry Fields Digital Office Hub - Grant of a Lease - Office No 15 ref: 11923    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 22/11/2021

Effective from: 30/11/2021

Decision:

Recommendations approved.

 

Reasons for recommendation(s):

To provide the proposed tenant with an agreement to allow their occupation of the Office for the next 3 years, whilst allowing them flexibility to vacate if necessary.

 

Alternative options considered and rejected:

1. To refuse the request for a Lease with flexible terms which would leave the office vacant.

2. To continue to allow occupation under the terms of a series of Licences which while allowing flexibility in terms of ease of vacating, may also confer additional rights under the Landlord and Tenant Act, in particular security of tenure and the right to a new tenancy .

 

Lead officer: Catherine Jagger, David Taylor


19/11/2021 - Shared Financial Services - Changes in Terms and Conditions ref: 11922    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 27/11/2021

Decision:

That the implementation of Shared Service Terms and Conditions of employment for the Finance Team is progressed.

Lead officer: Hollie Walmsley


19/11/2021 - Approval for the Contract Award for the Procurement of Contact Centre Telephony ref: 11921    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 27/11/2021

Decision:

That the Executive Member (Resources) approve the award of Enghouse as part of the contract centre refresh as authorised at Executive Cabinet on 21 January 2021 via the Health Trust Europe.

Lead officer: Emma Marshall


16/11/2021 - Exclusion of the Public and Press ref: 11917    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/11/2021 - Council

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Decision:

Approved.


16/11/2021 - Changes to Council Appointments ref: 11915    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/11/2021 - Council

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Decision:

That the Leader of the Council is appointed to Chorley and South Ribble Partnership Executive.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Howard Anthony


16/11/2021 - Corporate Strategy Refresh 2021/2022 - 2023/24 ref: 11910    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/11/2021 - Council

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Decision:

That the Corporate Strategy 2021/22 – 2023/24 be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Howard Anthony


16/11/2021 - Capital Strategy Update 2021 ref: 11912    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/11/2021 - Council

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Decision:

1.         That the contents of the report be noted and the revised performance indicators be approved.   

2.         That the Council’s current position regarding its portfolio of investment assets be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: James Thomson


16/11/2021 - Procurement of Plan-Making Capacity for the Central Lancashire Local Plan ref: 11916    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/11/2021 - Council

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Decision:

1.         To approve the allocation of an additional budget of £300,000 to the Local Plan Programme to be used for the purchase of essential plan-making resources. To note that the Council’s share of this is £100k.

2.         That Chorley Council develop an agreement for Professional Services to be delivered by Perfect Circle, agreeing a schedule of tasks, programme, and associated costs, and agreeing any suppliers to be subcontracted to deliver some of the work.

3.         The agreement is delivered under the existing NEC (Professional Services Contract) Option G. contract which is already in place between the Council and Perfect Circle to a maximum initial value of £200,000 with defined outputs, timescale, and contractual performance measures.

4.         Any further requirement for budget above £200,000 is subject to approval by the Executive Member with full details of breakdown of spend.

5.         The final contract award including value, task schedules and programme is delegated to approval by Executive Member Decision

6.         That equal contributions (i.e. one third) of the total costs of the framework contract value are collected from Preston and South Ribble Councils.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Zoe Whiteside


16/11/2021 - Polling Station Review ref: 11913    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/11/2021 - Council

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Decision:

1.         To transfer the polling station register for AA07 (Anglezarke) from St Barnabas Church Hall to Rivington Parish Church Hall, Horrobin Lane, Rivington.

2.         To permit voters at the three properties at the end of Lodge Bank to use Brinscall Hillside Methodist Church Hall as their polling station for future elections.

3.         To continue using St Laurence’s CE Primary School as a polling station and increase the amount of signage displayed on polling day.

4.         To relocate the existing polling station at St Chad’s Primary School to St Chad’s Parish Hall, Town Lane (Chorley North East ward)

5.         To transfer voters from St Mary’s Parish Centre to Chorley Trinity Methodist Church (Chorley North West ward).

Lead officer: Cathryn Filbin


16/11/2021 - Strawberry Meadows Development Update ref: 11919    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/11/2021 - Council

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Lead officer: Rachel Salter


16/11/2021 - Introduction of New Statement of Licensing Policy under the Licensing Act 2003 ref: 11914    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/11/2021 - Council

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Decision:

1.         The recommendation of the Licensing and Public Safety Committee on 3 November 2021 to approve the draft Policy be noted.

2.         That the draft Statement of Licensing Policy (as appended at Appendix 1) be approved and come into effect from 17 November 2021.

Lead officer: Nathan Howson


16/11/2021 - Lease of Clayton-Le-Woods Parish Rooms ref: 11920    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/11/2021 - Council

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Lead officer: Michael Forster, Andrew Scrivens