Decisions

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Decisions published

10/05/2019 - Contract Award for Special Educational Needs and Disability Independent Advice and Support Service 2019-2022 ref: 530    Recommendations Approved

Bristol City Council has a statutory duty to commission an information Advice and Support Service (IASS) to provide free impartial, confidential and accurate information, advice and support about education, health and social care for children, young people and their parents, carers or family on matters relating to special educational needs and disability (SEND).
The current contract expires on the 31/5/19 and so a joint re-commissioning exercise was implemented with Bristol City Council Education Services, Bristol City Council Children and Families Social Care Services and NHS BNSSG Clinical Commissioning Group in line with Bristol City Council policy and EU Procurement legislation.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Adults, Children and Education (DCS)

Decision published: 13/05/2019

Effective from: 10/05/2019

Decision:

The SENDIAS service contract for the period 1/6/19 – 31/3/2022 is awarded to Supportive Parents.

Lead officer: Alan Stubbersfield


07/05/2019 - Building Practice Capital Programme Budget Allocation 2019/20 ref: 527    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/05/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 07/05/2019

Effective from: 15/05/2019

Decision:

1. Cabinet approved the details of the proposed budget allocation for the 19/20 Building Practice Capital programme.

2. Cabinet delegated authority to the Executive Director: Resources in consultation with the Deputy Mayor for Finance, Governance and Performance to incur the capital spend of £1.65m detailed in Appendix A.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


07/05/2019 - Food and Beverage Contract for Event Spaces in Council Buildings ref: 526    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/05/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 07/05/2019

Effective from: 15/05/2019

Decision:

1.     Cabinet approved the procurement of new food and beverage / events concession(s) across both the core Council buildings (including City Hall) and non-core venues (the Pavilion, Passenger Shed, Old Council House, and The Mansion House).

2.     Cabinet noted that concession contracts will be for initial terms 6 years with options to extend to a maximum of 10 years, and will include break clauses to provide the Council with flexibility to terminate at various points as described in appendix A1.

3.     Cabinet authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance, Performance and Property to take all necessary steps to procure and award the contracts including determining the most appropriate contracting arrangements.

Wards affected: Central; Clifton; Hotwells and Harbourside; Lawrence Hill;


07/05/2019 - Hengrove Park - Proposed Relocation of St Bernadette's Rugby Club and 21st (Gladstone) Scout Group ref: 528    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/05/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 07/05/2019

Effective from: 15/05/2019

Decision:

1. Cabinet approved a £4.2m budget for the design and construction of new facilities for St Bernadette’s Rugby Club and the 21st (Gladstone) Scout Group

2. Cabinet authorised the Executive Director, Growth & Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing to procure multi-disciplinary design teams to submit detailed planning applications of new facilities for St Bernadette’s Rugby Club and the 21st (Gladstone) Scout Group

3. Cabinet authorised the Executive Director, Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing to take all necessary steps to procure and enter into contracts with contractors to construct:

a. St Bernadette’s Rugby Club at Fulford Road

b. Scout facilities

4. Cabinet authorised the Executive Director, Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing to negotiate and enter into a lease agreement with St Bernadette’s Old Boys Rugby Football Club for the new premises at Fulford Road

5. Cabinet authorised the Executive Director, Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing to negotiate and enter into a lease agreement with the 21st Bristol (Gladstone) Scout Group in respect of a new location to be agreed

Wards affected: Hartcliffe and Withywood; Hengrove and Whitchurch Park;


07/05/2019 - Hengrove Park - Delivery of New Housing Development ref: 529    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/05/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 07/05/2019

Effective from: 15/05/2019

Decision:

1.     Cabinet approved the delivery strategy for Hengrove Park as outlined in the report.

2.     Cabinet authorised £2m enabling budget to progress the redevelopment of Hengrove Park, funded from the advance scheme design capital fund.

3.     Cabinet authorised the Executive Director, Growth & Regeneration (in consultation with the Monitoring Officer, Cabinet Member for Housing and Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance and Performance) to undertake all necessary steps to secure vacant possession of Hengrove Park and extinguish all third party rights and interests in the land.

4.     Cabinet authorised the Executive Director - Growth & Regeneration, (in consultation with the S151 Officer, Cabinet Member for Housing and Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance and Performance) to procure development partner(s) and enter into an agreement for the development of Hengrove Park in accordance with the delivery strategy.

5.     Cabinet instructed the Executive Director, Growth & Regeneration to put in place arrangements to ensure the new park is held as open public space in perpetuity.

6.     Cabinet authorised the Executive Director - Growth & Regeneration (in consultation with the Monitoring Officer and Cabinet Member for Housing) to take all necessary steps to either establish, or enter into, an agreement with a management company for the management and maintenance of the new park and any un-adopted public realm.

7.     Cabinet authorised the Executive Director, Growth & Regeneration to take all necessary steps to procure and award the contract for the delivery of the Highway Works (in consultation with the S151 Officer, Cabinet Member for Housing and Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance and Performance) in accordance with the details set out in this report.

8.     Cabinet authorised £13m named allocation within the existing capital programme as set out in the exempt Appendix I to facilitate delivery of the scheme, which includes the rebuilding and expansion of Perry Court Primary E-Academy in accordance with the details set out in the Exempt Appendix.

9.     Cabinet authorised the Service Director, Education, Learning & Skills, to take all necessary steps to procure and award the contract for the rebuilding and expansion of Perry Court Primary E-Act Academy.

10.  Subject to securing Outline Planning Consent, Cabinet authorised the Executive Director - Growth & Regeneration to take all actions necessary to discharge all planning conditions and planning obligations relating to the development of Hengrove Park.     

Wards affected: Hengrove and Whitchurch Park;


07/05/2019 - The Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) (England) Regulations 2017: Changes in Fixed Penalty Rates ref: 525    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/05/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 07/05/2019

Effective from: 15/05/2019

Decision:

1. Cabinet approved the increase of fixed penalty charges for certain environmental offences as set out in report

2. Cabinet approved the removal of the early payment rate for certain fixed penalties as set out in report

3. Cabinet approved the introduction of a new fixed penalty for Domestic Duty of Care at £200

4. Cabinet noted that the new penalty rate in recommendation 3 will be reviewed in 12-18 months’ time.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


07/05/2019 - Library Technology Upgrade ref: 524    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/05/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 07/05/2019

Effective from: 15/05/2019

Decision:

1. Cabinet approved the procurement of the replacement self-service kiosks and associated equipment and maintenance contract.

2. Cabinet delegated authority to the Director: Economy of Place in consultation with the Deputy Mayor for Communities to procure and award the contracts.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


07/05/2019 - Technology Enabled Care Service - Better Lives Programme ref: 523    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/05/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 07/05/2019

Effective from: 15/05/2019

Decision:

In consultation with the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care

1. Cabinet approved proposals for a revised model for the Technology Enabled Care Service.

2. Cabinet approved the allocation of £1.35m from Disabled Facilities Grant.

3. Cabinet authorised the Director: Adult Social Care to procure the necessary services and equipment to deliver the new service model.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


07/05/2019 - Better Lives At Home: Proposals and Progress Update ref: 522    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/05/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 07/05/2019

Effective from: 16/05/2019

Decision:

1. Cabinet approved Better Lives Capital spend proposals up to £9.4m (including the use of prudential borrowing) to develop Extra Care/ Inter-generational provision focused on older people and supported living provision focused either on young adults transitioning to Adult Care Services or on working age adults with care and support needs.

2. Cabinet noted that the capital budget will cover all provision in recommendations 3 to 6, other than the associated provision of adult care support services, which will continue to be purchased through existing adult care budgets

3. Cabinet delegated authority to the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Director of Adult Care Services, within the approved budget to take all necessary steps to acquire the properties required to deliver the BLH programme detailed in report.

4. Cabinet delegated authority to the Executive Director of People in consultation with the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration, to take all necessary steps to procure and deliver (a) the refurbishment of the Former Sea Mills Children Centre, and (b) operation of the Centre and the delivery of all associated services.

5. Cabinet approved a contract variation for the Bristol City Council Community Support Services and authorise the Executive Director of People to take the necessary steps to deliver support and care services based on Individual Service Funds for young people moving into First Home provision as part of Better Lives at Home.

6. Cabinet agreed that new assets (properties and / or land) secured for delivering specialist affordable housing through the Better Lives at Home Project will be held in the HRA and be managed by Homes and Landlord Services.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


21/02/2019 - Application for variation of a premises licence in respect of Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol City Football Club, Ashton Road, Bristol BS3 2EJ ref: 521    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Licensing (Hearings) Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 21/02/2019 - Licensing (Hearings) Sub-Committee

Decision published: 03/05/2019

Effective from: 21/02/2019

Decision:

Decision:

 

The Committee considered the Application after hearing the representations made. They had regard to the Licensing objectives under Licensing Act 2003, the Councils Licensing Policy, The Secretary of States guidance issued under Section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003.

 

The Committee only imposed conditions which it regarded as necessary and proportionate to the promotion of the Licensing Objectives.

 

The Committee determined to grant the application in part and reject in part and subject to conditions as set out in the Operating Schedule as steps. The element of the application rejected being the 4000 capacity ie. the difference between 32,000 capacity plus up to 2000 members of staff and 38,000 capacity as originally applied for.

 

The Committee also agreed to the addition of Lansdown Suite to the premises licence as an area for the provision of Boxing and Wrestling.

 

The licensable activities (days and times) and hours the premises will be open to the public granted are as applied for.

 

The conditions attached are detailed in the following appendices:

 

 

 

 

 

Summary of the reasons:

 

The Committee had due regard to representations made acknowledging the following:-

 

1. It gave great weight to the evidence of Responsible Authorities, the Safety Advisory Group and Emergency Services that the capacity number was acceptable;

2. It welcomed the detailed and comprehensive Traffic Management Plan produced by the applicant;

3. It welcomed the prudent approach from the applicant regarding a detailed review of all arrangements after each concert in order to implement further improvements prior to the next concert;

4. It was satisfied that the applicant had comprehensively addressed its previous concerns and the licensing objectives were fully promoted.

 

 

 

CHAIR