Decisions

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Decisions published

12/01/2021 - Commemorations review outcomes and consultation approval ref: 1477    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

*RESOLVED –

 

1.   That the findings from phase 1 of the commemorations review, and the work undertaken to develop a broader understanding of the borough’s monuments, statues, plaques and street names, be noted.

 

2.   That phase 2 of the review, including further public consultation to inform future commemoration activity, be commenced.

 

3.   That information on the Chesterfield Borough Council website regarding street naming and re-naming be improved, and that Derbyshire Building Control be requested to also review and improve information on their website.

 

4.   That Chesterfield Borough Council works with Derbyshire County Council and Chesterfield Civic Society to seek to improve the information listed about current and future blue plaques to provide more historical context and support educational opportunities.

 

REASON FOR DECISION

 

To improve access to information about current commemorations within Chesterfield Borough and to help to shape future plans.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Donna Reddish


12/01/2021 - Collection Fund revised estimates ref: 1476    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

*RESOLVED –

 

That the estimated deficit on the Council Tax Collection Fund of £704,062 for the financial year 2020/21 be agreed and allocated to the major precepting authorities as detailed in Appendix A of the officer’s report.

 

REASON FOR DECISION

 

To fulfil a statutory requirement and to feed into the budget setting process for 2021/22.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Richard Staniforth


12/01/2021 - East Midlands Network (Chesterfield) Air Quality Technical guidance document ref: 1478    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

*RESOLVED –

 

That the East Midlands Network (Chesterfield) Air Quality Technical Guidance document, attached at Appendix 1 of the officer’s report, be approved.

 

REASONS FOR DECISION

 

1.   The East Midlands Network (Chesterfield) Air Quality Technical Guidance document has been developed in partnership with the Council’s Environmental Health and Planning teams and will support ongoing joint working on all matters of air quality through the planning process.

 

2.   In addition to the above and to address the part relating to the wider impacts of air quality across the East Midlands area, the Technical Guidance document has been produced in partnership and collaboration with other local authorities in the East Midlands region including Derbyshire County Council Public Health.

 

3.   The document provides technical guidance and supports Policy CLP14 (‘A Healthy Environment’) of the Chesterfield Borough Local Plan. Local Plan 2018 - 2035 provides a framework for determining planning applications following its adoption in July 2020.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Esther Thelwell


12/01/2021 - Annual Housing Revenue Account (HRA) rent and service charge setting review ref: 1479    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

*RESOLVED –

 

1.   That, for 2021/22, individual social rents be set based on the current National Social Rent Policy, giving a rent increase of 1.5% with effect from 5 April, 2021.

 

2.   That, for 2021/22 and onwards, where a social rent property is re-let to a new or transferring tenant the rent level be increased to the target rent for that property.

 

3.   That, for 2021/22, individual affordable rents be set based on the current National Social Rent Policy giving a rent increase of 1.5% with effect from 5 April, 2021.

 

4.   That, for 2021/22, and onwards, where an affordable rent property is re-let to a new or transferring tenant the rent level be set by reference to 80% of the market rent (including service charges where applicable) for a similar property at the time of letting or the formula rent for the property, whichever is the greater.

 

5.   That the Housing Revenue Account service charges for 2021/22 be increased as set out in Appendix A of the officer’s report.

 

REASONS FOR DECISIONS

 

1.   To enable the council to set the level of council house rents in accordance with Government guidelines and the Rent Standard.

 

2.   To enable the council to set service charges for 2021/22 and ensuring the cost of delivering services continues to break even.

 

3.   To contribute to the council’s corporate priority ‘to improve the quality of life for local people’.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: James Crouch


12/01/2021 - Operational Arrangements for the Enterprise Centres ref: 1474    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Joint Cabinet and Employment & General Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Joint Cabinet and Employment & General Committee

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lynda Sharp


12/01/2021 - Procurement - Future Arrangements ref: 1475    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Joint Cabinet and Employment & General Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Joint Cabinet and Employment & General Committee

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Lead officer: Rachel O'Neil


06/01/2021 - Application for a Review of a Personal Alcohol Licence held by Louisha Louise Anne Elam - PA/VF/1198 (LC120) ref: 1473    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Licensing Committee - Group 2

Made at meeting: 06/01/2021 - Licensing Committee - Group 2

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 06/01/2021


06/01/2021 - Minutes ref: 1471    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Licensing Committee - Group 2

Made at meeting: 06/01/2021 - Licensing Committee - Group 2

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 06/01/2021

Decision:

Minutes of Licensing Committee Meetings held on 18 November, 2020 signed by the Chair as a correct record.


06/01/2021 - Exclusion of Public ref: 1472    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Licensing Committee - Group 2

Made at meeting: 06/01/2021 - Licensing Committee - Group 2

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 06/01/2021

Decision:

That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 and under regulation 14(2) of the Licensing Act 2003 (Hearings) Regulations 2005 the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.


06/01/2021 - Apologies for Absence ref: 1470    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Licensing Committee - Group 2

Made at meeting: 06/01/2021 - Licensing Committee - Group 2

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 06/01/2021

Decision:

Councillor Blakemore


06/01/2021 - Declarations of Members' and Officers' Interests relating to items on the agenda ref: 1469    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Licensing Committee - Group 2

Made at meeting: 06/01/2021 - Licensing Committee - Group 2

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 06/01/2021

Decision:

None received.