Decisions

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Decisions published

30/10/2019 - Prior Consent Application - Noisy Construction Work ref: 1115    Recommendations Approved

Control of Pollution Act 1974, s 61 - prior consent to conduct noisy construction work outside of normal permitted hours.

Decision Maker: Assistant Director (Place)

Decision published: 04/11/2019

Effective from: 30/10/2019

Decision:

To permit noisy work from 1st Nov 2019 to 30th April 2020 from 07.00 to 08.00 and from 18.00 to 23.00 Mon-Fri. 13.00 to 18.00 Sat and 09.00 to 17.00 on Sundays.

Lead officer: Emma Bourne


10/10/2019 - Urgent Business - Asset Management EXE19-118 ref: 1109    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 10/10/2019 - Executive

Decision published: 01/11/2019

Effective from: 26/10/2019


10/10/2019 - Asset and Facilities Management Contract - Extension Proposals EXE19-083 ref: 1105    Recommendations Approved

To approve a contract extension.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 10/10/2019 - Executive

Decision published: 01/11/2019

Effective from: 26/10/2019

Decision:

The Executive received a report which sought approval to extend the current Asset and Facilities Management contract with Skanska Rashleigh Weatherfoil Limited until 31 October 2021.  The Executive was advised that the short extension of a year would allow the Council the opportunity to consider future arrangements for the service, such as the possibility of running the service in-house, and ensure a consistent service delivery when the Victoria Square Development opened.

RESOLVEd

That in accordance with the Articles of Agreement between WOKING BOROUGH COUNCIL and SKANSKA RASHLEIGH WEATHERFOIL LIMITED dated 30th October 2013 it supports an extension to the Asset and Facilities Management Contract to engage the afore-mentioned contractor for a further period of one year commencing on the First day of November 2020 and ending on the Thirty-first day of October 2021.

Reason:   To maintain the delivery of Asset and Facilities Management services until the 31st October 2021.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Loveless


10/10/2019 - Monitoring Reports - Projects EXE19-020 ref: 1108    Recommendations Approved

To provide quarterly reports on the progress of projects in the interests of financial prudence and corporate governance.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 10/10/2019 - Executive

Decision published: 01/11/2019

Effective from: 26/10/2019

Decision:

The Executive received a quarterly monitoring report on the progress of projects in the interest of financial prudence and to ensure open and transparent corporate governance.

RESOLVEd

That the report be received.

Reason:   To monitor the position of active projects on SharePoint.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Harriet Emery, Pino Mastromarco


10/10/2019 - Performance and Financial Monitoring Information ref: 1107    Recommendations Approved

To consider the Performance and Financial Monitoring Information contained in the Green Book.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 10/10/2019 - Executive

Decision published: 01/11/2019

Effective from: 26/10/2019

Decision:

The Executive considered the Performance and Financial Monitoring Information (Green Book) August 2019.  Members discussed affordable housing.  The Leader of the Council expressed disappointment that the Planning Committee had rejected 163 Thameswey properties of affordability in the Town Centre in the last twelve months due to parking concerns.

RESOLVED

That the Performance and Financial Monitoring Information, August 2019, be received.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Leigh Clarke


10/10/2019 - Citizens Advice Woking - Business Plan Update EXE19-012 ref: 1106    Recommendations Approved

To determine the grant application.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 10/10/2019 - Executive

Decision published: 01/11/2019

Effective from: 26/10/2019

Decision:

At its meeting on 13 December 2018, the Executive agreed to withhold funding of £38,000 to Citizens Advice Woking due to concern regarding the working relationship between the Council and Citizens Advice Woking.  The Leader of the Council explained that the organisation had been asked to prepare a business plan and to look at ways to improve communication.  The Leader was pleased to report that the approach had been successful and thanked Lorraine Buchanan from Citizens Advice Woking and Louise Strongitharm, Head of Housing, and her team for creating a much better working relationship.  It was noted that the possibility of holding meetings every three months between Citizens Advice Woking, the Portfolio Holder for Housing and the Head of Housing would be explored.  Following a question regarding the time taken to resolve the issue, the Executive was advised that concerns had originally been raised in July 2018 but had not been addressed.

RESOLVEd

That  (i)    the update be noted; and

          (ii)   the sum of £38,000 ringfenced in the Community Fund for Citizens Advice Woking towards its work during the 2019/20 financial year be released.

Reason:   To further strengthen relationships between Citizens Advice Woking and Woking Borough Council.

Lead officer: Doug Davern