Decisions

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Decisions recommendations approved (subject to call-in)

04/12/2018 - Capital Scheme - Ground Source Heat Pumps ref: 1782    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 18/12/2018

Decision:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought approval for investment in the installation of Ground source Heap Pumps at the Civic Centre and the Council’s four leisure centres at Bedale, Northallerton, Stokesley and Thirsk during 2019.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet had previously approved a capital allocation for 2018/19 to assess current energy usage and investigate energy efficiency measures which could be introduced at the Council’s facilities and to its infrastructure, with the aim of reducing energy consumption, using energy more efficiently, reducing the carbon footprint and securing Renewable Heat Incentive funding from the UK Government.  Cabinet was satisfied that this proposal supported the Council’s corporate priorities of caring for the environment and financial sustainability.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves:-

 

(1)     a waiver of the Council’s Procurement Procedure Rules for the reasons set out in the report;

 

(2)     the allocation of the sum of £30,000 for the provision of consultancy services as set out in the report; and

 

(3)     that further reports be provided to Cabinet as the project develops.

Wards affected: All Wards;


04/12/2018 - Response to Government Consultation ref: 1784    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 18/12/2018

Decision:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report provided details of Government consultation exercises in relation to the permitted development for shale gas exploration and inclusion of shale gas production projects in the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) regime and the response provided by Officers on behalf of the Council.  Both consultation responses were required by 11:45pm on 25 October 2018.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was satisfied with the responses provided to the Government consultation exercises.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet endorses the Officers’ response to the Government Consultation on (1) Permitted development for shale gas exploration and (2) Inclusion of shale gas production projects in the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) regime.

Wards affected: All Wards;

Lead officer: Helen Kemp


04/12/2018 - Easingwold School Sports Facilities ref: 1783    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 18/12/2018

Decision:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought approval of a greater proportion of the Section 106 funds previously identified for the delivery of a sports hall and artificial pitch at Easingwold Secondary School, to be used towards the provision of a 3g pitch, subject to the developer’s agreement. The Council had previously agreed that both facilities would be funded from the Section 106 funds.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

The S106 off-site recreational contribution of £650,000 was required, in accordance with the terms of the S106 Agreement, to be used for the provision of a sports hall on the Easingwold Secondary School site.  It was necessary to obtain the developer’s consent to vary the S106 to use part of this um £250,000, for the provision of an artificial pitch on the site.  The S106 Agreement did not refer to the funds being provided for the building of a sports hall at the school and did not make reference to who operated the facility, ie the local education authority or an academy.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves:-

 

(1)     the division of the £650,000 Section 106 funds as highlighted within paragraph 1.9 of the report, subject to the developer’s agreement; and

 

(2)     subject to recommendation (1) being agreed, that approval of a community use agreement for use of the facilities is delegated to the Chief Executive in conjunction with the Leader.

Wards affected: Easingwold Ward;

Lead officer: Steven Lister