Decisions

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Decisions published

14/06/2022 - Appointment of Bray and Slaughter as the Construction Contractor for development of the 601 Whitchurch Lane site (Construction of light industrial units). ref: 1405    Recommendations Approved

The decision is made in accordance with the delegated authority provided at April 2022 Cabinet for development of the 601 Whitchurch Lane site (Construction of light industrial units).

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 27/06/2022

Effective from: 14/06/2022

Decision:

The Council is appointing a main contractor to build 14 light industrial units at 601 Whitchurch Lane, Bristol. The decision is to appoint Bray and Slaughter and manage the JCT Construction Contract utilising the budget approved at April 2022 Cabinet including available contingency. The decision follows completion of a compliant tender process and withdrawal of the first placed bidder’s tender, leading to Bray and Slaughter being appointed as the second placed bidder.

Lead officer: Louise Baker


21/06/2022 - Framework for the Installation & Repair of Disabled Adaptations 2021 - 2024 ref: 1404    Recommendations Approved

To deliver disabled adaptations across Bristol to BCC stock and Disabled Facility Grants to Owner Occupiers, Private Landlords and Housing associations.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 27/06/2022

Effective from: 21/06/2022

Decision:

Approval to award a contract for the Framework for the Installation

Lead officer: Louise Baker


19/06/2022 - Bristol Avon Flood Strategy – project management support ref: 1403    Recommendations Approved

In March 2021 Cabinet approved the preferred approach to manage the risk of flooding from the River Avon as set out in the Strategic Outline Case and approved the development of Outline Business Case(s) to further refine proposals and progress the case for investment. This decision allows us to provide a dedicated resource to manage the project on a day-to-day basis.

Decision Maker: Director: Economy of Place

Decision published: 27/06/2022

Effective from: 19/06/2022

Decision:

To approve utilisation of the Strategic Partnership Initiative contract to provide the council with project management support for the Bristol Avon Flood Strategy.

Lead officer: Louise Baker


27/04/2022 - C40 Reinventing Cities Competition ref: 1402    Recommendations Approved

Whitehouse Street has been identified as an area of Growth

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 16/06/2022

Effective from: 27/04/2022

Decision:

Approval to enter Plot 1a within the Whitehouse Street Regeneration Area in the C40 Reinventing Cities competition to select a multidisciplinary team and Development Partner to work with the Council to deliver a light industrial intensification development on site, which also responds to challenges created by climate change. Bristol City Council is the freeholder of Plot 1a. Cabinet approval will be sought prior to entering into contract or disposing of the site to any development partner identified through the C40 Reinventing Cities competition.

Lead officer: Louise Baker


16/06/2022 - Authorisation to extend Preventing Homelessness Accommodation Pathways ref: 1401    Recommendations Approved

This will ensure that we are able to fund the services that are keeping citizens safe in accommodation that provides appropriate support and further preventing and reliving rough sleeping in the city in line with the governments Rough Sleeping Strategy and the aims of the Corporate Strategy 2022-27.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 16/06/2022

Effective from: 16/06/2022

Decision:

A report was approved by Cabinet on 7th June 2022 for the four Preventing Homelessness Accommodation Pathways to be extended for two periods of one year each from 28th October 2022 to 27th October 2024, and for the Pathways Resettlement Service to be extended for a period of one year from 23rd October 2022 to 22nd October 2023.
Recommendation 1 on the report requested that Cabinet, ‘Authorise the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing Delivery and Homes, to: a) extend the Men Only Services; Mix Accommodation; Women Only Services; Substance Misuse, each for 1 + 1 years until 27th October 2024; and b) extend the Preventing Homelessness Accommodation Pathway Resettlement Service for 1 year until 22nd October 2023’.

Lead officer: Louise Baker


13/06/2022 - Authorisation to accept and spend the RSI 5-7 July 2022 – March 2025 Funding ref: 1400    Recommendations Approved

This will ensure that we are able to fund the services that are preventing and reliving rough sleeping in the city in line with the governments Rough Sleeping Strategy and the aims of the Corporate Strategy 2022-27.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 13/06/2022

Effective from: 13/06/2022

Decision:

A report was approved by Cabinet on the 5th April 2022 for the plans for the provision of services relating to the Rough Sleeping Initiative (RSI) and Commissioning services from 2022 to 2025.
Recommendation 1 on the report requested that Cabinet, ‘Authorise the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration in consultation with Cabinet Member Housing Delivery and Homes to enter into a grant agreement to accept and spend the funding of £10,160,931 from DLUCH to reduce rough sleeping in the city for 2022/25”. We now have confirmation of the award from July 2022 to March 2025. This funding, alongside the funding already granted for Q1 will allow us to extend current contracts and grant agreements until tender processes have been undertaken and new contracts are in place for funded services in the programme until March 2025.

Lead officer: Louise Baker


13/06/2022 - Authorisation to accept and spend the 2022-23 Q1 RSI Funding ref: 1399    Recommendations Approved

This will ensure that we are able to fund the services that are preventing and reliving rough sleeping in the city in line with the governments Rough Sleeping Strategy and the aims of the Corporate Strategy 2022-27.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 13/06/2022

Effective from: 13/06/2022

Decision:

A report was approved by Cabinet on the 5th April 2022 for the plans for the provision of services relating to the Rough Sleeping Initiative (RSI) and Commissioning services from 2022 to 2025.
Recommendation 2 on the report requested that Cabinet, ‘Authorise the Executive Director, Growth and Regeneration to accept and spend the 2022-23 Quarter 1 funding award from DLUHC
for £690,345 received on 20th December 2021”. 2022-23 is a transition year, as we are seeking to extend current contracts and grant agreements until tender processes have been undertaken and
new contracts are in place for funded services in the programme.

Lead officer: Louise Baker


12/06/2022 - Communal upgrade of the electrical systems at Southbow, Whitemead & Winterstoke Houses ref: 1398    Recommendations Approved

To maintain our stock to safe standard and to meet current legislation

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 13/06/2022

Effective from: 12/06/2022

Decision:

Approval to award a contract to upgrade the electrical systems at Southbow, Whitemead and Winterstoke Houses.

Lead officer: Louise Baker


01/06/2022 - Contract award for provision of Domestic Abuse Services ref: 1397    Recommendations Approved

At a Cabinet meeting on 04/02/2020 authority to award the contract for domestic abuse services was delegated to the Executive Director, People in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communities.
At a further cabinet meeting on 09/03/2021 authority to award contracts to meet the requirements of the Domestic Abuse Act (Accommodation based domestic abuse support) was also delegated to the Executive Director for People in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communities.
Bristol City Council receives additional government funding from the Department of Levelling Up Housing and Communities (DLUHC) to enable it to meet these ‘new burdens’.
A compliant procurement process has taken place and Next Link’s tender submissions for both aspects of service provision were successful.

Decision Maker: Director: Communities & Public Health

Decision published: 13/06/2022

Effective from: 01/06/2022

Decision:

To award to Next Link the contract for the provision of:
1. Accommodation based domestic abuse support; and
2. Specialist domestic abuse services

Lead officer: Hugh Evans