Decisions

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Decisions published

16/02/2021 - Leisure Management Contract 2021-2022 ref: 2346    Noted

To agree the support offered to Sport and Leisure Management Limited for 2021-2022 to continue the provision of sport and leisure facilities and activities within the district.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 16/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Sarah Peyman


16/02/2021 - Housing Standards Financial Assistance and Enforcement Policy 2020-2025 ref: 2345    Noted

Proposed new policy detailing capital spending in relation to housing improvement, with a focus on reducing cold homes and fuel poverty, and also improving standards in the private rented sector. The document also includes a new Enforcement Policy providing officers with all the legislative tools available, to enable them to deal with those who fail to maintain their properties to a safe standard, including rogue landlords.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 16/02/2021

Decision:

*RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL

 

1)    That the Housing Standards Financial Assistance and Enforcement Policy 2021-2026 set out in the appendix is approved.

2)    That the remaining existing budgets are used together with £233K, repurposed from the Affordable Housing Capital fund, to provide the financial assistance required to support this policy, as set out in 7.1, and a review of the policy and funding requirements is undertaken in year 3.

3)    That the enforcement of the new Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 be delegated to the Director of Housing and Communities for enforcement under the new policy.

4)    That the use of monies received through the issuing of fines to be used to meet the cost and expenses incurred in, or associated with, carrying out any such enforcement work.

5)    That delegation be given to the Divisional Manager for Housing following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing, Communications, Licensing and Events to make minor amendments to the policy as required.

Lead officer: Mrs Liz Reed


16/02/2021 - Budget Spending Plans 2021-22 ref: 2344    Noted

To set a net budget requirement and the council tax for the Council for the financial year 2021-22.
Set the Council Tax for 2021-22.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 16/02/2021

Decision:

*RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL

 

a)    That a net budget requirement of £15,041,200 for 2021-22 be approved.

b)    That Council Tax be increased by £5.00 from £165.81 to £170.81 for a Band D equivalent in 2021-22.

c)    That a contribution from the General Fund Reserve of £2,099,300 be approved to help fund the 2021-22 budget.

d)    The capital programme, including the asset renewal programme (appendix 1c and 1d of the agenda report) be approved.

 

RESOLVED

 

a)    That the current estimated resources position set in appendix 2 of the agenda report as amended, and

b)    the budget variances included in the Draft Budget Spending Plan as set out in appendix 1b of the agenda report be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Helen Belenger