Decisions

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Decisions published

30/07/2020 - Progress of Counter Fraud Service ref: 2499    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 30/07/2020 - Audit Committee

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 30/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)  That the exempt report be noted.


30/07/2020 - Revised Whistleblowing Policy ref: 2495    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 30/07/2020 - Audit Committee

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 30/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)  That the Revised Whistleblowing Policy be approved.


30/07/2020 - Exempt Appendix to Treasury Management Report - Q1 - June 2020 ref: 2498    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 30/07/2020 - Audit Committee

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 30/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)  That the exempt appendix be noted.


30/07/2020 - Treasury Management Report - Q1 - June 2020 ref: 2496    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 30/07/2020 - Audit Committee

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 30/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)  That the contents of the Q1 Treasury Management Report be noted.


30/07/2020 - Revised Anti-Money Laundering Policy ref: 2494    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 30/07/2020 - Audit Committee

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 30/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)  That, subject to a minor typographical amendment to Paragraph 7.9, the Revised Anti-Money Laundering Policy be approved.


30/07/2020 - Internal Audit Update July 2020 ref: 2492    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 30/07/2020 - Audit Committee

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 30/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)  That the contents of the July 2020 Internal Audit Update Report be noted.


30/07/2020 - Internal Audit Annual Report & Opinion 2019/20 ref: 2491    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 30/07/2020 - Audit Committee

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 30/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)  That the contents of the 2019/20 Internal Audit Annual Report & Opinion be noted.


30/07/2020 - Draft External Audit Results 2019/20 ref: 2490    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 30/07/2020 - Audit Committee

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 30/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)  That the contents of the Draft External Audit Results for 2019/20 be noted.


30/07/2020 - Quarterly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report - June 2020 ref: 2493    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 30/07/2020 - Audit Committee

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 30/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)  That the Quarterly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report be noted.

 

(2)  That, having given due consideration, the Leadership Risk Register be noted.


30/07/2020 - Review of Committee Work Programme ref: 2497    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 30/07/2020 - Audit Committee

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 30/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)  That, subject to a minor typographical amendment to the item relating to the Accounts 2019-20 Sign Off Process, the Committee Work Programme be noted.

 


22/07/2020 - Local Development Order ref: 2485    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 22/07/2020 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2020

Effective from: 22/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That the Local Development Order (annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be adopted, with the Local Development Order to take effect from 1 April 2020 and be in operation until 31 March 2022 before it is reviewed.

 

(2)           That a fee of £400 per Certificate of Compliance be approved.

 

(3)           That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director: Planning and Economy to make any minor changes to the Local Development Order in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Planning.

 


22/07/2020 - Standards Committee Annual Report 2019/20 ref: 2488    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 22/07/2020 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2020

Effective from: 22/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That the Standards Committee Annual Report 2019/20 (annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be noted.


22/07/2020 - Provisional Outturn and Capital Slippage ref: 2487    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 22/07/2020 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2020

Effective from: 22/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That it be agreed that the final underspend from the financial year 2019-20 be transferred into an earmarked reserve to assist in dealing with the costs associated with COVID-19.

 

(2)           That it be agreed to carry forward capital slippage items totalling £3.1m as detailed in the annex to the Minutes (as set out in the Minute Book).

 

 


22/07/2020 - Business and Planning Act 2020 Fee Setting and Delegation of Authority ref: 2486    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 22/07/2020 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2020

Effective from: 22/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That the authority to determine and issue Pavement Licences be delegated to the Executive Director: Operations with subsequent delegations to the appropriate Assistant Director, Health and Environmental Protection Manager, Licensing and Business Support Manager and all direct reports.

 

(2)           That authority be delegated to the Portfolio Holder for Environmental Services and the Assistant Director: Environment and Regulatory Services to make any changes should the Act differ from the current Bill.

 

(3)           That a fee of £100 for all licences be agreed.

 

(4)           That it be agreed that the length of the licence be set to expire on 30 September 2021 (when the Act ceases to have effect).

 


22/07/2020 - Amendments to Proportionality Calculations and Committee Membership ref: 2489    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 22/07/2020 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2020

Effective from: 22/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That the amended constitution of Political Groups be noted

 

(2)           That  the amended allocation of seats on committees that are subject to the political balance requirements be noted.

 

(3)           That it be noted that there are no changes to the allocation of seats on committees that are not subject to political balance requirements.

 

(4)           That the following amendments to committee membership, as advised by the respective Leaders of the Conservative Group and Liberal Democrat Group:

 

Licensing Committee

Remove: Councillor Peter Davies

Add: Councillor Martin Johns

 

 


22/07/2020 - Adoption of the South Northamptonshire Local Plan (Part 2) ref: 2484    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 22/07/2020 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2020

Effective from: 22/07/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That the South Northamptonshire Local Plan (Part 2) (annex to the Minutes as set in the Minute Book) which incorporates the Inspector’s Main Modifications (annex to the Minutes as set in the Minute Book) and the Council’s own Additional Modifications (annex to the Minutes as set in the Minute Book) and other minor editorial changes reflecting the fact that the plan is in its final form be adopted as part of the statutory development plan for South Northamptonshire and that an Adoption Statement and final Sustainability Appraisal be issued.

 

(2)           That it be noted that on adoption of the South Northamptonshire Local Plan (Part 2) all of the remaining saved policies from the South Northamptonshire Local Plan (1997) are formally replaced.

 

(3)           That the updates to the South Northamptonshire Policies Map (annex to the Minutes as set in the Minute Book) be adopted.

 

(4)           That the Assistant Director for Planning and Economy, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Planning, be authorised to finalise the necessary documents to support adoption including the Adoption Statement and to make such minor editorial corrections to the adopted Local Plan and Policies Map as deemed necessary ahead of publication.