Decisions

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Decisions published

14/10/2020 - Discretionary Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme ref: 412    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

(1)    In the exercise of his urgency powers, the Leader agrees to:

 

a)     Give delegated authority to the Corporate Director (Resources, Environment and Cultural Services) in consultation with the Executive Member for Resources to determine a process for assessment of claims for discretionary £500 Test and Trace support payments to eligible residents self-isolating and on low income.

 

In line with the Government announcements and guidance, this decision will take immediate effect and will allow officers to deal with any claims for £500 Test and Trace Support Payment where a resident qualifies under the Council’s discretionary scheme.

 

(2)    The Leader further agrees that delegated authority is given to the Chief Executive and S151 Officer in consultation with the Leader and Executive Member for Resources to make future changes to this scheme in line with Government announcements arising from the coronavirus pandemic. This will enable any further urgent changes to scheme to be promptly addressed.

 

(Note: This decision was taken by Executive Member Decision Notice).

 

Date this decision was taken – 8 October 2020

Date of publication of the decision – 9 October 2020


14/10/2020 - Shareholder Representative ref: 411    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 03/10/2020

Decision:

That the Corporate Director Public Protection, Planning and Governance be appointed as the Council’s shareholder representative for these companies.

 

(Note: This decision was taken by Executive Member Decision Notice).

 

Date this decision was taken – 25 September 2020

Date of publication of the decision – 28 September 2020


14/10/2020 - Electric Vehicle Charging Points ref: 410    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 23/10/2020


14/10/2020 - PERFORMANCE EXCEPTION REPORT - QUARTER 1 (2020-21) ref: 409    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 23/10/2020

Decision:

Cabinet noted the contents of the report and approved any proposed actions highlighted in the appendices.


14/10/2020 - RISK MANAGEMENT ref: 408    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 23/10/2020

Decision:

(1)   Cabinet noted the attached current Strategic Risk Register and top operational risks, and particularly:

 

(2)   Cabinet noted comments in respect of each risk where shown.


14/10/2020 - BUSINESS RATES POOLING ref: 407    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 23/10/2020

Decision:

Cabinet agreed to give delegated authority to the Section 151 Officer, in consultation with the Executive Member for Resources, to submit an application for the 2021/22 Business Rates Pooling arrangement for Hertfordshire, if after full consideration, there is a financial case for doing so.


14/10/2020 - Rent Setting Policy ref: 406    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 23/10/2020

Decision:

Cabinet approved the adoption of the new Housing Rent Setting Policy (as set out in Appendix A).


14/10/2020 - Introduction of two disabled bay parking places in Church Street, Welwyn ref: 405    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

Cabinet agreed to proceed with the creation of the Traffic Regulation Order for two disabled bays in Church Street for the reasons set out in the report.


14/10/2020 - Chequersfield New Build Scheme (Forward Plan Reference FP1009) ref: 403    Recommendations Approved

Sale of a block of twelve one bedroom flats to Now Housing Limited.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 23/10/2020

Decision:

Cabinet agreed to dispose of 12 x 1 bedroom apartments, consisting of a single block to Now Housing Limited.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sian Chambers


14/10/2020 - Hatfield Community Sport Fund (Forward Plan Reference FP1001) ref: 404    Recommendations Approved

Agree Changes to the criteria, application process and re-open the Fund to allow applications to be submitted.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 23/10/2020

Decision:

(1)   Cabinet agreed to the new criteria as proposed by the Hatfield Community Sport Fund Board (set out in Paragraphs 3.9 and 3.10 of the report and in Appendix three).

 

(2)   Cabinet agreed the revised submissions process for applications to the Hatfield Community Sport Fund Board as set out in paragraph 3.9.4 of the report and allowed applications to be submitted from January 2021.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matt Rayner