Decisions

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Decisions published

10/06/2020 - To seek approval for the sale of 10 School End Crescent, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2DZ at Martindale Fields, Warners End ref: 1189    Recommendations Approved

The Martindale Fields development will deliver 65 residential units; a mixture of 21 properties for market sale and 44 social rented properties.
The rationale in having market sales at Martindale Fields is to assist in tenure balance and to provide cross subsidy for the social rented homes.
Site Sales Ltd. have been awarded the contract for marketing and selling these units off plan.
Reason: On 25th June 2019 Cabinet delegated authority as follows:
Approved by Corporate Director of…In conjunction with either the Corporate Director or the Assistant Director for…In consultation with
Corporate Director for Housing and RegenerationCorporate Director Finance and Operations or the Assistant Director for FinancePortfolio Holder for Housing or the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources.
Corporate Director Finance and OperationsCorporate Director for Housing and Regeneration or the Assistant Director for HousingPortfolio Holder for Housing or the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources.
All to agree land sales on the site in consultation with either the Portfolio Holder for Housing or Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources. The properties have been subject to open market marketing process and the above sale has been agreed which was for the full asking price and in accordance with the approved red book valuation.

Decision Maker: Corporate Director - Finance & Operations

Decision published: 01/07/2020

Effective from: 10/06/2020

Decision:

To authorise the sale of 10 School End Crescent, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2DZ

Lead officer: James Deane


23/06/2020 - Climate Change ref: 1201    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

1.         That the approach to the development and delivery of the Climate Emergency Strategy and Action plan as set out in the report be approved.

 

2.         That the Climate Emergency Statement in Appendix 4 be approved

 

Resolved to recommend:

 

3.         The creation of a budget for the Climate Emergency of £75,000 in 2020/21  and authority be delegated for its expenditure be made to the Corporate Director Housing and Regeneration and the Assistant Director Corporate and Contracted Services in consultation with the Leader be approved

 

4.         That an annual review of the progress of the Strategy and Action Plan be made to Cabinet each year and an update be provided to Cabinet in September 2020 on initial progress

 

5.         That a training and development programme for both staff and Members be delivered in 2020/21

6.         That a ‘Climate Emergency impact statement’ be incorporated into Cabinet and Overview and Scrutiny reports


23/06/2020 - Covid-19 Impact Report ref: 1200    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

1. That:

 

(a) The projected financial impact of Covid-19 for 2020/21 as set out in section 1 and;

 

(b) The proposed recovery framework as set out in section 2 be noted.

 

2. That the extension of the voluntary sector contracts as set out in paragraphs 3.2 – 3.5 and the new one year contract to DENS as highlighted in paragraph 3.7 be

agreed.

 

3. That the Covid-19 Strategic Risk annexed to the report is agreed.

 

 


23/06/2020 - Cabinet Forward Plan ref: 1197    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

The forward plan was noted with the following change:

·         Add Herts Growth Board for Hemel Garden Communities to the July meeting

 


23/06/2020 - Referrals to Cabinet ref: 1196    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

There were no referrals to Cabinet.


23/06/2020 - Public Participation ref: 1195    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

There was no public participation


23/06/2020 - Declarations of Interest ref: 1194    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

There were no declarations of interest


23/06/2020 - Apologies for Absence ref: 1193    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

There were no apologies for absence.


23/06/2020 - Minutes ref: 1192    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

Minutes of the meeting held on 19 May 2020 were agreed by Members present.

 


23/06/2020 - Private Sector Housing Strategy 2020 ref: 1199    Recommendations Approved

This is a new strategy, which will be informed by the outcome of the BRE stock model report and will outline the council’s approach to tackling rogue landlords and improving standards in the private sector in Dacorum.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

That the Private Sector Housing Strategy be approved.


23/06/2020 - Homeless Strategy ref: 1198    Recommendations Approved

This is a new strategy (2020-2024) to replace the council’s 2016-2020 Homelessness Strategy, this strategy developed in consultation with multi-agency stakeholders, will identify the council’s priorities in relation to preventing homelessness and eradicating rough sleeping in the borough.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

That the 2020-24 Homelessness & Rough Sleeper Policy be approved.


31/01/2020 - Approval to award contract to operate the Café in The Forum ref: 1102    Recommendations Approved

This contract is for a concession (income to the Council) to run a small Cafe

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Corporate and Contracted Services

Decision published: 24/06/2020

Effective from: 31/01/2020

Decision:

The approval to award contract for Café in The Forum to HCL (Herts Catering Limited)

Lead officer: Sue Foster