Decisions

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Decisions published

22/10/2019 - Traffic Signals (Network Resilience) ref: 2853    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Planning & Transport

Decision published: 23/10/2019

Effective from: 22/10/2019

Decision:

(i)         that the decision taken by the Assistant Director Business Services, on 30 July 2018, in respect of Traffic Signals (Network Resilience) which allocated £60,000 to one junction only be rescinded; and

 

(ii)        that up to £100,000 be allocated from the strategic allocation for resilience to replace at least one signalised junction, to be funded from the Transport Capital Funding prior to March 2021.


22/10/2019 - Replacement Highway Drainage Apparatus (Network Resilience) ref: 2852    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Planning & Transport

Decision published: 23/10/2019

Effective from: 22/10/2019

Decision:

That £40,000 be funded from the strategic allocation for Network Resilience to replace key drainage apparatus, to be funded from the Transport Capital Funding prior to March 2021.


15/10/2019 - Capital Funding for Oldway Mansion ref: 2842    For Determination

Decision Maker: Chief Finance Officer

Decision published: 23/10/2019

Effective from: 15/10/2019

Decision:

That the Council submits a bid for capital funding for Oldway Mansion to Heritage Horizons.

Wards affected: Preston;


16/10/2019 - Implementation of Controlled Pedestrian Crossing - Torquay Road, Preston, Paignton (Healthy Mobility) ref: 2851    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Planning & Transport

Decision published: 22/10/2019

Effective from: 16/10/2019

Decision:

That £85,000 be allocated from the strategic allocation for Healthy Mobility to provide a new controlled crossing on Torquay Road, Preston, to be funded from the Transport Capital Funding prior to March 2021.

Wards affected: Preston;


15/10/2019 - Investment Opportunity 7/10/19 ref: 2850    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 18/10/2019

Effective from: 15/10/2019

Decision:

That Investment Opportunity 7/10/19 as set out in the Exempt Cabinet Minute 42.15/10/19, be approved.


15/10/2019 - Five Year Risk Share Agreement between Torbay Council, the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Integrated Care Organisation (ICO) for delivery of adult social care ref: 2848    Recommendations Approved

A new five year Risk Share Agreement between Torbay Council, the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Integrated Care Organisation (ICO) has been developed in respect of health and care delivery for adults with the CCG and ICO and needs to be formally approved by the Council.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 18/10/2019

Effective from: 15/10/2019

Decision:

That Cabinet recommend to Council:

 

(i)    that the continued integration of Torbay’s Adult Social Care with Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust and Devon Clinical Commissioning Group be approved for the period 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2023 and that the Chief Executive be given delegated authority to finalise the arrangements for the same in consultation with the Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care on the following basis:

 

 

(a)       the Torbay Adult Social Care Risk Share 2020 to 2023 agreement will be under the powers outlined in S.75 NHS Act 2006.  Under these arrangements, the Council retains legal responsibilities for the provision of Adult Social Care in accordance with the Care Act 2014, the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Mental Health Act 1983, but these be delegated to Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust; and

 

(b)        the agreement to be based upon the following conditions:

 

·         A capped financial commitment from Torbay Council per year of £45 million for core spend, plus £2 million additional funding to acknowledge the spend is currently unacceptably over this level for the period of the agreement;

 

·         A non-recurrent additional payment of £1 million in 2020/2021;

 

·         An acknowledgement that all parties need to work together to deliver savings of £2 million per year in respect of the costs of Adult Social Care; and

 

·         That partners prioritise working together on an Adult Social Care Improvement Plan, and that the same is overseen by senior officers from all partners, which includes a review of governance so as to ensure the Council’s appropriate involvement, and includes a joint approach to maximising estates and economic development opportunities in Torbay.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


15/10/2019 - Port Masterplan (Addendum) ref: 2846    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 18/10/2019

Effective from: 15/10/2019

Decision:

That the Cabinet recommend to Council:

 

That the Port Masterplan (Addendum) set out at Appendix 1 to the submitted report be approved.


15/10/2019 - De-Registration of Land at Preston Down Road, Paignton ref: 2841    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 18/10/2019

Effective from: 26/10/2019

Decision:

That the land at Preston Down Road, shown on Plan EM3172 attached at Appendix 1 to the submitted report, be de-registered as a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) as the land no longer meets the requirements to be designated as a LNR and to enable housing to be developed on the site.


15/10/2019 - Development or disposal of land at Garfield Road (part Victoria Centre), Paignton ref: 2840    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 18/10/2019

Effective from: 15/10/2019

Decision:

That the Cabinet recommend to Council:

 

(i)      that the disposal of the freehold interest of land at Garfield Road, Paignton (identified in Appendix 1 to the submitted report), be approved and the Chief Executive be given delegated authority to agree and finalise any Heads of Terms in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration, Tourism and Housing and the Section 151 Officer;

 

(ii)     that delegated authority be given to the Chief Executive to select and then enter into a development agreement with a development partner for the effective delivery of the Scheme;

 

(iii)    Alternatively if (i) above is not achieved within timescales required for the Land Release Fund, the Chief Executive be given delegated authority to dispose of the site at Garfield Road on the open market, as a straightforward freehold sale.


08/10/2019 - Complaints Procedure ref: 2849    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Corporate Services

Decision published: 15/10/2019

Effective from: 08/10/2019

Decision:

To implement the revised Complaints Procedure.