Decisions

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Decisions published

11/09/2019 - Universal Credit Update ref: 2269    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:

Resolved

 

 (1)      That the presentation be noted.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


11/09/2019 - Monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Report - June 2019 Quarter 1 ref: 2268    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That the Monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring report be noted.

 

(2)      That it be noted that the Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring report is considered monthly by Cabinet.

 

(3)      That no areas be identified for further consideration or comment.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


11/09/2019 - Service Showcase - Environmental Services ref: 2267    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:

Resolved

 

 (1)      That the presentation be noted.


11/09/2019 - Update on Corporate Health and Safety ref: 2270    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:

Resolved

 

 (1)      That the presentation be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


11/09/2019 - Committee Work Programme - 2019/20 ref: 2271    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That subject to Superfast Northants Broadband and Mobile Phone Connectivity remaining on the list of topics for Scrutiny, the progress of the topics for Scrutiny be noted.

 

(2)            That the Economic Growth team be invited to Scrutiny Committee to update the members on policies which encouraged businesses to the area.

 

(3)      That the work programme be noted.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


29/05/2019 - Work Programme Planning ref: 2272    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 29/05/2019 - Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 29/05/2019

Decision:

The Committee received a presentation from Democratic and Elections Officers that explained the role of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and outlined how different subjects could be added to the work programme.

 

The Committee worked in small groups to discuss potential topics for consideration over the course of the new Municipal Year and asked that the following be added as potential topics for scrutiny review:

 

·       Universal Credit

·       Silverstone Update

·       Towcester by-pass

·       Management of Salcey Forest Treetop walk

·       Renting of garages in Deanshanger

·       Traveller’s policy and Unauthorised Encampments

·       Street lighting and strategy – who pays and who is responsible

·       Superfast Northants Broadband progress

·       Mobile Phone connectivity

·       Local Government Reform – link between services.  How are districts working together to prepare, timelines and costs

·       S106 monitoring

·       Housing supply – have received conflicting reports about the number of years supply for SNC

·       Local Grants – how are they decided?

·       Local Plan part II – what will be the effect of joining 3 local plans in the light of the creation of the West Unitary Authority?

 

The Chairman thanked Members for their suggestions and explained that Democratic and Elections Officers would liaise with officers regarding the suggested topics and provide an update at the next Committee meeting.

 

Resolved

 

(1)        That Democratic and Elections Officers liaise with officers regarding suggested topics for consideration, with a view to providing an update and suggested next steps at the next meeting of the Committee on the following topics:

 

• Universal Credit

• Silverstone Update

• Towcester by-pass

• Management of Salcey Forest Treetop walk

• Renting of garages in Deanshanger

• Traveller’s policy and Unauthorised Encampments

• Street lighting and strategy – who pays and who is responsible

• Superfast Northants Broadband progress

• Mobile Phone connectivity

•Local Government Reform – link between services.  How are districts working together to prepare, timelines and costs

• S106 monitoring

•Housing supply – have received conflicting reports about the number of years supply for SNC

• Local Grants – how are they decided?

•Local Plan part II – what will be the effect of joining 3 local plans in the light of the creation of the West Unitary Authority?

 


09/09/2019 - Authority to Approve Prosecution Action ref: 2266    Recommendations Approved

Exempt report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That the procedure for approving prosecutions under the Council’s food enforcement policy be amended, so that they may be approved by officers under general delegation.

 

Lead officer: Andrew Hunkin


09/09/2019 - Homelessness Reduction Act - 12 Months On ref: 2265    Recommendations Approved

To report on the impact of the Act twelve months on

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That the impact of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 (HRA) be noted.

 

(2)            That how South Northamptonshire Council is meeting the new legislative duties be noted.

 

(3)            That the positive outcomes being delivered and best practice that is emerging be noted.

 

Lead officer: Jo Barrett


09/09/2019 - Monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report - July 2019 ref: 2264    Recommendations Approved

This report summarises the Council’s Performance, Risk and Finance monitoring position as at the end of each month

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

Decision:

Resolved

 

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

Lead officer: Geoff Kent


05/09/2019 - Land West of Northampton Road (Adj to The Shires Housing Estate) Towcester. ref: 2262    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 05/09/2019 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 06/09/2019

Effective from: 05/09/2019

Decision:

Approved, subject to various requirements to be set out in the Minutes

Wards affected: Towcester Mill;


05/09/2019 - Rectory Farmhouse, St Johns Road, Tiffield, NN12 8AA ref: 2261    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 05/09/2019 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 06/09/2019

Effective from: 05/09/2019

Decision:

Approved, subject to various requirements to be set out in the Minutes

Wards affected: Blakesley and Cote;


05/09/2019 - Buttermilk Hall Farm, 60 Stoke Road, Blisworth, NN7 3DB ref: 2260    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 05/09/2019 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 06/09/2019

Effective from: 05/09/2019

Decision:

Approved, subject to various requirements to be set out in the Minutes

Wards affected: Blisworth and Roade;


05/09/2019 - Appeals Progress Report ref: 2263    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 05/09/2019 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 06/09/2019

Effective from: 05/09/2019

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That the position statement be accepted.