Decisions

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Decisions published

26/11/2020 - Approval of amendment to Business Cases for Horsham District Homes for affordable homes in Billingshurst ref: 351    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 27/11/2020

Effective from: 26/11/2020

Lead officer: Brian Elliott


26/11/2020 - Horsham's First Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) ref: 348    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 27/11/2020

Effective from: 26/11/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

i)          To recommend to Council that it adopts the first Horsham Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan.

 

ii)         To note the content of the Summary of Stakeholders and Public Consultation document, October 2020.

 

iii)        Delegate authority for any minor editorial amendments to the Cabinet Member for Horsham Town.

 

REASON

 

i)          The LCWIP is a key tool in helping to deliver local improvements to increase both cycling and walking in the District and puts the Council in a strong position when bidding for cycling and walking improvement grants for the Government.

 

ii)         The Summary of Stakeholders and Public Consultation is an important background document in setting out the proposed response to the comments received.

 

iii)        To allow minor changes only. Any substantive change would need to be agreed by all Members.

Lead officer: Barbara Childs


26/11/2020 - The Capitol - Recovery Plan ref: 353    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 27/11/2020

Effective from: 26/11/2020

Lead officer: Vicky Wise


26/11/2020 - Electric Vehicle Charge Point Network - Concession Contract ref: 349    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 27/11/2020

Effective from: 26/11/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

i)          To award the concession contract to Supplier A as detailed in Appendix 1.

 

REASON

 

i)          A fully compliant OJEU process has been undertaken and a supplier has been identified to establish, install and run a County wide network of EV charge points.

Lead officer: Adam Chalmers


26/11/2020 - Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) ref: 350    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 27/11/2020

Effective from: 26/11/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

i)        To exercise its powers under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 to consult with the public on an updated Public Spaces Protection Order and delegate approval to the Director of Community Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Community & Wellbeing to implement an updated PSPO as detailed below, giving consideration to consultation feedback.

 

REASON

 

i)        To allow Horsham District Council and Sussex Police to tackle the behaviour outlined within the report, therefore protecting the quality of like of those who live in, work in and visit our district.

Lead officer: Adam Chalmers


26/11/2020 - Contract Award for the Provision of Wheeled Bins Tender ref: 347    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 27/11/2020

Effective from: 26/11/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

i)        To accept the bid and award the contract to Company A (exempt Appendix 1), as the preferred supplier of plastic wheeled bins for the next 4 years.

 

REASON

 

i)        The tendering exercise offered a preferential unit cost for each bin, with the option to purchase replacement parts as required.

 

ii)       The evaluation exercise favoured Company A on quality of products.

Lead officer: Adam Chalmers


26/11/2020 - Procurement of a building contract on an investment property ref: 352    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 27/11/2020

Effective from: 26/11/2020

Lead officer: Brian Elliott


26/11/2020 - Update on the Council's Financial Position ref: 346    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 27/11/2020

Effective from: 26/11/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

i)          To note the changes in the Council’s financial position in 2020/21 and the Medium Term.

 

ii)         To recommend to Council the new pricing structure at Southwater County Park car park as set out in Appendix A of the report.

 

iii)        To recommended to Council the transfer of the budget and associated operational responsibilities for the Southwater Country Park car park to Parking Services for 2021/22. 

 

iv)        To recommend to Council the approval of a £89k capital budget in 2020/21 for business waste bin weighing technology and equipment.

 

REASON

 

i)          The Council needs to acknowledge the highly unpredictable nature of the national and local situation occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic and the huge impact this is having on its financial position both in the short and longer term. This has moved the Council from what has been a long term healthy financial position to one with predicted large deficits unless action is taken.

 

ii)         To standardise parking hours across the year and help manage demand for car parking at Southwater Country Park during busy periods.

 

iii)        To streamline internal reporting processes and have all parking related services within the Parking service budgets.

iv)        The bin weighing technology and equipment will help the business waste service more accurately and efficiently manage the service by identifying trends and overladen bins, ensuring the Council is not subsidising customer disposal costs.

Lead officer: Jane Eaton