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Decisions published

20/06/2024 - 2 Storey Extension - 1 Wallingford Road ref: 2131    Recommendations Approved

There is a need to extend 1 Wallingford Road to enable access for members of the household.

Decision Maker: Director: Housing and Landlord Services

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 20/06/2024

Decision:

To award a contract to complete building works to 1 Wallingford Road, to provide a two-storey extension following Procurement Compliant tender process.

Lead officer: Fiona Lester


20/09/2023 - Local Authority Housing Fund (LAHF) Round 2 – Stonewater Limited Grant award ref: 2161    Recommendations Approved

To grant £1.52m to Stonewater Limited for the provision of 10 Houses to provide tenancies with affordable rents for Afghan refugee resettlement and Temporary Accommodation for homeless people as nominated by BCC for ten years, and thereafter as general needs affordable housing.
In June 2023 The Department for Homes, Levelling Up and Communities (DHLUC) launched the Local Authority Housing Fund round 2. BCC has accepted the Local Authority Housing Fund grant of £1,520,000. The council agreed to utilise the grant under the Affordable Homes Policy. The LAHF Programme is delivering homes under Project 1000 Affordable Housing Programme with Executive Director for G

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 09/07/2024

Effective from: 20/09/2023

Decision:

To grant £1.52m to Stonewater Limited for the provision of 10 Houses to provide tenancies with affordable rents for Afghan refugee resettlement and Temporary Accommodation for homeless people as nominated by BCC for ten years, and thereafter as general needs affordable housing.

Lead officer: John Smith


12/06/2024 - Virgin Media Analogue Lines Extension ref: 2160    Recommendations Approved

These services are required in order to maintain our traditional telephony functionality used for desk phones, alarm lines (Fire, Lift, and Security) and door access / concierge systems. The increased value of the contract is due to the complexities of moving away from traditional telephony functionality which has resulted in longer retention of phone lines than previously expected.

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 08/07/2024

Effective from: 12/06/2024

Decision:

To increase the value of a contract necessary to continue utilising traditional telephony services provided by
Virgin Media Business until December 2025 which is being done through a compliant exception due to the absent of competition for technical reasons under Regulation 32(2)(b)(ii) of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Lead officer: Tim Borrett


01/07/2024 - St Philips Causeway Refurbishment and Corridor Improvement Project – Funding for business case ref: 2155    Recommendations Approved

Current funding for developing the Outline Business Case (OBC) was secured from the transport investment block allocated to BCC in 2022 from the City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement (CRSTS).
Initial consultancy commission was procured under the Bristol City Council-Strategic Partnering Initiative with contract value of circa £68.5k for Workstream 1 (Bridge Condition and Assessment

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 08/07/2024

Effective from: 01/07/2024

Decision:

Approval of expenditure of £197,485.75 to enable the BCC-SPI consultants provide support services for development of the Draft OBC and Preliminary Designs by October 2024.

Lead officer: John Smith


01/07/2024 - South Bristol Liveable Neighbourhoods Project – Funding for business case ref: 2154    Recommendations Approved

On 23 January 2024, Cabinet approved decision to accept £600k in CRSTS funding from WECA.
Original commission under the Bristol City Council-Strategic Partnership Initiative with contract value of circa £72k for Phase 1 (feasibility study) of the SBLN Project was completed in March 2024.
The decision is to approve additional funding for development of the draft Full Business Case and preliminary designs by April 2025.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision published: 08/07/2024

Effective from: 01/07/2024

Decision:

Approval of expenditure of £273,049.70 for Phase 2 Stage 1 of the South Bristol Liveable Neighbourhoods project to enable development of the draft Full Business Case and preliminary designs via the Bristol City Council-Strategic Partnership Initiative.

Lead officer: John Smith


01/07/2024 - Homes for Ukraine Delivery Plan Scheme ref: 2142    For Determination

Decision Maker: Adult Social Care Policy Committee

Made at meeting: 01/07/2024 - Adult Social Care Policy Committee

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 01/07/2024

Decision:

The Committee RESOLVED:

 

1.      To note the content of this report including background information on the Homes for Ukraine scheme.

 

2.      To note the successful delivery of the Homes for Ukraine Scheme since 2022.

 

3.      To agree the continuation of the Homes for Ukraine Programme running until 31 March 2027

 

4.      To agree to accept and spend Homes for Ukraine grant funding, giving delegated authority to the Executive Director for Adults and Communities in consultation with the Chair of the Adult Social Care Committee to spend Homes for Ukraine Grant in line with the procurement procedures and maximum budget envelopes outlined in the report.


01/07/2024 - 2023-24 P12 Finance Outturn Report ref: 2143    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Adult Social Care Policy Committee

Made at meeting: 01/07/2024 - Adult Social Care Policy Committee

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 01/07/2024

Decision:

The Committee RESOLVED:

 

1.      To note the contents of report, on the provisional outturn position for Adult Social Care divisions.


01/07/2024 - Adult Social Care Discharge Grant Fund 2024-25 ref: 2144    For Determination

Decision Maker: Adult Social Care Policy Committee

Made at meeting: 01/07/2024 - Adult Social Care Policy Committee

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 01/07/2024

Decision:

The Committee RESOLVED:

1.      To accept the 24/25 Discharge Grant budget of £3.97m.

 

2.      To approve the use of 24/25 Discharge Grant proposals as outlined in this report with the agreed correction removing reference to council tenants.

 

3.      To authorise delegated authority to the Executive Director of Adults and Communities to take all necessary steps to spend the grant funding including those spend decisions above the key decision threshold.


01/07/2024 - Adult Social Care Directory of Services Retender ref: 2141    For Determination

Decision Maker: Adult Social Care Policy Committee

Made at meeting: 01/07/2024 - Adult Social Care Policy Committee

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 01/07/2024

Decision:

The Committee RESOLVED:

 

1.      To authorise the Executive Director for Adults and Communities in consultation with Chair of the Adult Social Care Committee to take all steps required to procure and award the Directory of Services contract for 3+1+1 years at a cost of up to £700,000, in-line with the procurement routes and maximum budget envelopes outlined in this report.

 

2.      To authorise the Executive Director for Adults and Communities to invoke any subsequent extensions/variations specifically defined in the contract(s) being awarded, up to the maximum budget envelope outlined in this report.


01/07/2024 - Adult Social Care Policy Committee Annual Business Report 2024-25 ref: 2140    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Adult Social Care Policy Committee

Made at meeting: 01/07/2024 - Adult Social Care Policy Committee

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 01/07/2024

Decision:

The Committee RESOLVED:

1.    To note the membership of the Adult Social Care Policy Committee for 2024/25.

2.    To note the appointment of Cllr Lorraine Francis as the Chair of the Adult Social Care Policy Committee for 2024/25.

3.    To note the appointment of Cllr Kelvin Blake as the Vice-Chair of the Adult Social Care Policy Committee for 2024/25.

4.    To note the terms of reference of the Adult Social Care Policy Committee.

5.    To note the Adult Social Care Policy Committee’s meeting dates for 2024/25.


27/06/2024 - 2023/24 Period 12 Finance Provisional Outturn Report ref: 2153    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Children and Young People Policy Committee

Made at meeting: 27/06/2024 - Children and Young People Policy Committee

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 27/06/2024

Decision:

The Committee RESOLVED:

 

-        To note the contents of report, on the provisional outturn position for Children and Education Directorate budgets.

 


27/06/2024 - Recommissioning Short Breaks for Disabled Children ref: 2152    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Children and Young People Policy Committee

Made at meeting: 27/06/2024 - Children and Young People Policy Committee

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 27/06/2024

Decision:

The Committee RESOLVED (6 members voting in favour and 2 against) to:

 

1. Agree to reduce the Short Breaks for Disabled Children’s Service by £273,340 in line with options in the consultation report.

2. Authorise the Executive Director Children and Education in consultation with Chair of the Children and Education Committee to procure and award the Targeted Short Breaks contracts in-line with the procurement routes and maximum budget envelopes outlined in this report.

3. Authorise the Executive Director Children and Education to invoke any subsequent

extensions/variations specifically defined in the contract(s) being awarded, up to the maximum budget envelope outlined in this report.

4. Agree changed eligibility to Bristol Autism Project so it is accessible by families living within Bristol City Council Boundaries only.

 


27/06/2024 - 16+ Supported Accommodation Framework ref: 2151    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Children and Young People Policy Committee

Made at meeting: 27/06/2024 - Children and Young People Policy Committee

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 27/06/2024

Decision:

The Committee RESOLVED (7 members voting in favour and none against):

 

1.     To authorise the Executive Director Children and Education in consultation with Chair of the Children & Young People Committee to take all steps required to join, award and purchase from the South Gloucestershire 16+ Supported Accommodation framework in-line with the procurement routes and maximum budget envelopes outlined in this report.

2.     To authorise the Executive Director Children and Education to invoke any subsequent extensions/variations specifically defined in the framework contract(s) being awarded, up to the maximum budget envelope outlined in this report.

 

 

 


27/06/2024 - Corporate Parenting Strategy 2024-2029 ref: 2150    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Children and Young People Policy Committee

Made at meeting: 27/06/2024 - Children and Young People Policy Committee

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 27/06/2024

Decision:

The Committee RESOLVED:

 

To note the following and refer to Full Council for approval:

 

1. Bristol Corporate Parenting Strategy 2024 – 29

2. Bristol’s Pledge to all Children in Care and Care Leavers


27/06/2024 - Children and Young People Policy Committee Annual Business Report 2024-2025 ref: 2149    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Children and Young People Policy Committee

Made at meeting: 27/06/2024 - Children and Young People Policy Committee

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 27/06/2024

Decision:

The Committee RESOLVED:

 

1.  To note the membership of the Children and Young People Policy Committee for 2024/2025.

2.  To note the appointment of Councillor Christine Townsend as the Chair of the Children and Young

People Policy Committee for 2024/2025.

3.  To note the appointment of Councillor Katja Hornchen as the Vice-Chair of the Children and Young

People Policy Committee for 2024/2025.

4.  To note the terms of reference of the Children and Young People Policy Committee.

5.  To note the Children and Young People Policy Committee’s meeting dates for 2024/2025