Decisions

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Decisions published

18/11/2022 - Community Led Housing Land Disposal Policy – Disposal of Land to Community Groups ref: 1522    Recommendations Approved

To enable release of sites specifically to the community led housing sector via an open, transparent bidding process for the delivery of community led Affordable Housing to meet Corporate objectives of taking an ‘asset-based community development’ approach to work with communities and to deliver 1000 Affordable Homes a year by 2024. To support community led housing offering local communities and Community Land Trust, the opportunity to develop sites that have particular characteristics and constraints that make them unattractive for other housing development operators.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 22/11/2022

Effective from: 18/11/2022

Decision:

Following the invitation for CLH groups to apply to become preferred bidders for the second tranche of sites to award Preferred Bidder status to community groups in line with the Community Led Housing Land Disposal Policy adopted by cabinet in February 2020.
The decision was taken to approve preferred bidder status to community groups and to dispose of land to these groups for the development of Affordable Housing, subject to the CLH Groups:
•formally acknowledging that the Council will not be in a position to assist with the capital funding of the affordable housing delivery on their allocated site
•meeting the key milestones required to secure satisfactory planning consent and demonstrating appropriate funding arrangements;
•demonstrating ability to meet the BCC Standards for CLH for Governance/Finance and Management:
The groups awarded preferred bidder status and the sites concerned are as follows:
1.Knowle West Media Centre/We Can Make – Rodfords Mead 1, Former Garage Blocks, Hengrove, BS14 9UE
2.Bristol Somali Resource Centre – Tenants Hall, Avonvale Road, Barton Hill, BS5 9SR
3.Home Time – Former Scout Hut, 61-67 Woodborough Street, Easton, BS5 0JA
4.Knowle West Media Centre/We Can Make – Pensford Court, Former Garages to the rear of 62 to 70 Craydon Road, Stockwood BS14 8HD
5.Knowle West Media Centre/We Can Make – Queens Square Car Park, Queens Road, Bishopsworth, BS13 8PH
To task Officers to enable and support the Preferred Bidders to secure external funding and / or source external funding by the Council to support delivery and to progress the schemes to full planning consent.

Lead officer: Louise Baker


09/09/2022 - Bedminster Green Highway Improvement construction contract ref: 1521    Recommendations Approved

In order to appoint a contractor ready to start working by November 2022 so that the highway works properly complement the major housing development plots of Bedminster Green.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 22/11/2022

Effective from: 09/09/2022

Decision:

To appoint the highest ranked contractor from a tendering exercise, ETM Contracting Ltd to undertake the Bedminster Green Highway Improvement construction contract. This decision was delegated to “the Executive Director Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and S151 Officer” by a Cabinet decision in November 2021.

Lead officer: Louise Baker


15/11/2022 - Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund Wave 2 ref: 1520    Recommendations Approved

Bristol City Council are applying to central government for funding to support energy efficiency improvement works to 469 council homes. The funding bid also includes financial support for leaseholders within the blocks covered by the bid. The SHDF funding presents a significant financial opportunity for the council to attract central government funding to support the delivery of energy efficiency work to our council homes to help meet our energy and net zero carbon strategic objectives.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 22/11/2022

Effective from: 15/11/2022

Decision:

Approval to apply to central government for funding to support energy efficiency improvement works to 469 council homes.

Lead officer: Louise Baker


15/11/2022 - Project Leadership – Project 1000 ref: 1519    Recommendations Approved

Experienced leadership capacity is required to ensure successful delivery of Project 1000. The council needs to procure this resource as there is no existing internal capacity. Arcadis have been already procured to meet this type of need and facilitate high pace of delivery.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 22/11/2022

Effective from: 15/11/2022

Decision:

To commission the Strategic Partner (Arcadis) for a six month period (1st November 2022 until 28th April 2023) to support the acceleration and strategic direction of the Project 1000 housing programme by arrangement of a consultant Programme Director and Programme Manager.

Lead officer: Louise Baker


26/10/2022 - New Mild Hybrid Trucks ref: 1518    Recommendations Approved

To purchase 4 new mild hybrid trucks for the city council fleet.

Decision Maker: Director: Property, Assets and Infrastructure

Decision published: 15/11/2022

Effective from: 26/10/2022

Decision:

Bristol City Council, Fleet Services has carried out a further competition using an existing framework agreement (The Procurement Partnership Ltd Framework Agreement HCC1811097) and awarded a contract for 4 x new mild hybrid trucks. The requirement for these types of vehicles were served via Lot 2 – Light and Medium Commercial Vehicles up to 12.5T of the above Framework Agreement. This Lot has a number of manufacturers for these requirements.

Lead officer: Louise Baker


01/11/2022 - Procurement of T.Mistry & Associates (TMA) to audit and monitor the Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) for the Clean Air Zone (CAZ) on behalf of Bristol City Council. ref: 1517    Recommendations Approved

The use of the ESPO framework is compliant and due to the technical knowledge requirement meets the need of BCC as this monitoring service can be provided by a technical expert who has experience of BCC CAZ design and implementation.
A Direct Award also works with the tight timescales for the Clean Air Zone implementation.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 14/11/2022

Effective from: 01/11/2022

Decision:

Decision to direct award to V4 Services who have commissioned T.Mistry

Lead officer: Louise Baker