Decisions

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Decisions published

11/07/2024 - Redevelopment of Rougham Hill Site, Bury St Edmunds ref: 893    Implemented

The Constitution authorises Officers to make decisions with the scope of their responsibility unless it is required to be made by a Portfolio Holder or Cabinet.

 

In line with this, the Chief Operating Officer has made the decision to exchange contracts for agreements for lease associated with the redevelopment of Rougham Hill site, owned by West Suffolk Council.

Decision Maker: Chief Operating Officer

Decision published: 12/07/2024

Effective from: 11/07/2024

Decision:

The Chief Operating Officer has taken the decision to proceed to exchange contracts with tenants in respect of agreements for lease in connection with the Rougham Hill Development.

 

Wards affected: Southgate;

Lead officer: Rachael Mann


09/07/2024 - Recommendation of the Performance and Audit Scrutiny Committee: 30 May 2024 - Local Code of Corporate Governance ref: 890    Recommmend Forward to Council

The Cabinet will be asked to consider the recommendations of the Performance and Audit Scrutiny Committee and recommend to Council, approval of an updated version of the Local Code of Corporate Governance.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 09/07/2024

Decision:

Recommended to Council: (16 July 2024)

 

That, subject to the approval of Council, the Local Code of Corporate Governance, as contained in Appendix 1 to Report number: PAS/WS/24/012, be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Mann


09/07/2024 - Decarbonisation Initiatives Fund ref: 891    For Determination

The Cabinet will receive an update on the use of the £1 million Decarbonisation Initiatives Fund approved by Council in September 2023 and proposals for allocating the remainder of the Fund.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 19/07/2024

Decision:

Resolved:

That:

 

1.       the update contained in Report number: CAB/WS/24/032 on the use to date of the Council’s £1 million Decarbonisation Initiatives Fund be noted; and

 

2.       the balance of the Fund be allocated to a one-off grants scheme to decarbonise community assets on the basis set out in section 2.3 of Report number: CAB/WS/24/032.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alex Wilson


09/07/2024 - Cabinet referrals to Council ref: 889    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 09/07/2024

Decision:

Resolved:

 

It be agreed that full reports for decisions on the delivery of:

 

1.       Housing Related Support

2.       Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre

3.       Olding Road, Bury St Edmunds: Options Appraisal

be referred directly to Council on 16 July 2024.


09/07/2024 - Revenues collection performance and write offs ref: 892    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 19/07/2024

Decision:

Resolved:

That the write-off of the amounts detailed in the exempt appendices to Report number: CAB/WS/24/033, be approved, as follows:

                                     

1.       Exempt Appendix 1: Council Tax totalling £28,339.39

2.       Exempt Appendix 2: National Non-Domestic Rates (NNDR) totalling £737,398.65

3.       Exempt Appendix 3: Sundry debt totalling £53,996.18

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Mann


22/04/2024 - Use of Chief Executive Urgency Powers: Temporary appointment of a member to Tuddenham Parish Council (2) ref: 888    Implemented

The Chief Executive has exercised his urgency powers and made a decision to temporarily appoint a member to Tuddenham Parish Council, as set out in the attached Officer Decision Record.

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 22/04/2024

Decision:

The Chief Executive has exercised his urgency powers and made a decision to temporarily appoint Councillor Roger Dicker to Tuddenham Parish Council to enable business to be transacted in accordance with section 91 of the Local Government Act 1972. Before doing so, consultation was undertaken with the Clerk to Tuddenham Parish Council and Councillor Roger Dicker.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Gallin