Decisions

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Delegated decisions from legacy councils are available from the following links - BCC Cabinet Member decisions, BCC officer decisions, AVDC decisions, CDC decisions, SBDC decisions and WDC decisions.

Decisions published

29/07/2021 - Public Health Reserves (Decision to be taken) ref: 527    For representation

Decision to agree funding from the Public Health reserve for proposals which allow the Buckinghamshire Health and Wellbeing Recovery Plan to be progressed with partners and key communities.

Decision Maker: Leader

Decision published: 21/07/2021

Effective from:

Decision:

Recommendations:

 

It is recommended that funding is provided from the Public Health reserve to support specific projects addressing the Buckinghamshire Health and Wellbeing Recovery priorities.

Lead officer: Dr Jane O'Grady


20/07/2021 - Future High Streets Fund (FHSF) Initial Programme ref: 521    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Delegated authority to enter into a grant agreement with MHCLG and to acquire properties in the FHSF programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/07/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 28/07/2021

Decision:

Cabinet received a progress report of the Future High Streets programme in High Wycombe.  A further report to establish the programme and governance would be submitted to Cabinet in September 2021.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)               That the Leader, in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Finance, Resources, Property and Assets and the Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Planning and Regeneration, and the Section 151 Officer, be authorised to submit the offers to purchase the properties listed in Annex 1 (confidential), subject to the exchange of contracts being conditional upon Future High Streets grant first being received by the Council from MHCLG.

 

(2)               That the Section 151 Officer be authorized to sign the MHCLG Future High Streets grant offer agreement, as set out in paragraph 5, and to draw down on the first year’s allocation.

 

(3)               That the Service Director for Property and Assets be delegated to appoint the external consultants to undertake development management, valuations, due diligence and lettings, to be funded by the Future High Streets grant.

 

(4)               That the Leader, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Resources, Property and Assets, and the Section 151 Officer, be authorised to exchange contracts and complete on the proposed acquisitions set out in the Cabinet report.

 

(5)               That the Service Director for Property and Assets, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Resources, Property and Assets, and the Section 151 Officer be authorised to undertake the tendering, selection and appointment of buildings contractors to undertake the refurbishment (subject to planning, if required) of acquisitions, once purchases have been completed.

Lead officer: Lisa Michelson, John Reed


20/07/2021 - Former Orchard House ref: 522    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

This report relates to the proposed construction by the Council in partnership with South-Central Ambulance Service (SCAS), of a new Ambulance Resource Centre on the site of a former Property (now demolished) owned Freehold by the Council in High Wycombe under Title Nos BM357755 and BM357753. This development will replace the much smaller existing High Wycombe ambulance facility. The new facility would meet current and future operational needs.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/07/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 28/07/2021

Decision:

Cabinet received a report on the proposed construction by the Council, in partnership with South-Central Ambulance Service (SCAS), of a new Ambulance Resource Centre on the site of a former property (now demolished) owned Freehold by the Council in High Wycombe under Title Nos BM357755 and BM357753.  The development would replace the much smaller existing High Wycombe ambulance facility and would meet current and future operational needs.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)               That Cabinet recognised this project represented a good example of a Local Authority (Buckinghamshire Council) and a NHS Foundation Trust organisation (South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS)) working jointly together to better serve the Council’s resident population in providing a more modern and larger ambulance facility to replace the much smaller existing facility which would enable the Service to meet current and future operational needs.

 

(2)               That the addition of this scheme to the Capital Programme, to be funded via the prudential borrowing facility, which in turn is funded by Public Works Loan Board for a new Ambulance Station be agreed, with the facility to be let on a long lease to The South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS).

 

(3)               That the Service Director for Property and Assets, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Resources, Property and Assets, and the S151 Officer be authorised to appoint consultants and contractors within the agreed cost envelope set out in the Part 2 report (confidential) to progress and complete development of the site including seeking and obtaining planning permission.

 

(4)               That the Service Director for Property and Assets, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Resources, Property and Assets, and the Section 151 Officer, be authorised to finalise and agree the Heads of Terms together with any necessary amendments for a development agreement and Agreement for Lease and Lease in accordance with the emerging heads of terms set out in the confidential annex at part two of the Cabinet report; and subsequently, subject to meeting contract conditions, to exchange and complete the contracts.

 

(5)               That the Service Director for Property and Assets, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Resources, Property and Assets, and the Section 151 Officer, be authorised to prepare all necessary briefings and scopes of work, make and amend as required Planning Applications, undertake any Consultation and to tender for necessary consultants and a main contractor for the construction, design and delivery of this project and subsequently award the construction contracts, subject to those costs falling within the parameters set out in the financial envelope considered in the Part 2 confidential report.

 

(6)               That the Service Director for Property and Assets, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Resources, Property and Assets, and the Section 151 Officer, be authorised to enter into, administer and comply with the terms of any required non-disclosure agreement for the duration of this project while it remained in force.

 

(7)               That the Service Director for Property and Assets, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Resources, Property and Assets, and the Section 151 Officer, be authorised  to make arrangements for a Public Works Loan Board loan to finance the project.

Wards affected: Abbey;

Lead officer: David Pearce


20/07/2021 - Corporate Performance Indicators 2021-22 ref: 525    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Quarterly report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/07/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 28/07/2021

Decision:

The report detailed the key performance indicators and targets being proposed for reporting to Cabinet in 2021/22.  It was proposed that reporting against these indicators would commence for Quarter 2.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)               That the key performance indicators for 2021/22 be agreed.

 

(2)               That the associated targets for 2021/22 be agreed.

Lead officer: Matthew Everitt


20/07/2021 - Q1 Budget Monitoring Report 2021-22 ref: 526    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Quarterly report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/07/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 28/07/2021

Decision:

The report set out the Revenue and Capital position for Buckinghamshire Council for the financial year 2021/22.

 

RESOLVED –

 

That the report, including the risks and opportunities contained within it, be noted.

Lead officer: Richard Ambrose


09/07/2021 - Castle Street, Marsh Gibbon, Traffic Calming build out (Decision to be taken) ref: 517    Recommendations Approved

This build out and associated has been approved through the planning process. Unfortunately the planning process doesn't contact all of the statutory consultees as set out in the Highways (Traffic Calming) Regulations 1999

Decision Maker: Leader

Decision published: 01/07/2021

Effective from: 09/07/2021

Decision:

Recommendations:

 

It is recommended that the Leader approves the build out as approved through the planning process and subsequently approved through detailed technical approval procedure conducted by Highways Development Management.

Decision Maker: Leader

Decision published: 12/07/2021

Effective from: 09/07/2021

Decision:

The Leader APPROVED the build out as approved through the planning process and subsequently approved through detailed technical approval procedure conducted by Highways Development Management.

Wards affected: Grendon Underwood;

Lead officer: Ian Sharp