Decisions made

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Decisions published

13/09/2023 - Bridgemary Library Temporary Building Closure - 13.09.23. ref: 3539    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children's Services

Decision published: 21/09/2023

Effective from: 13/09/2023

Decision:

The Assistant Director of Business Development and Transformation approves the Bridgemary Library Temporary Building Closure as outlined in the attached Officer Decision Record.

Lead officer: Suzanne Smith


01/08/2023 - Dedication under Section 25 of the Highways Act 1980 to record restricted byway rights in the Parish of Houghton ref: 3538    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Universal Services

Decision published: 19/09/2023

Effective from: 01/08/2023

Decision:

This is a proposal for the dedication of restricted byway rights in Houghton, under Section 25 of the Highways Act 1980. Following the diversion order for part of Houghton Footpath 7 the landowner, with agreement for the adjacent
landowner, have agreed to dedicate restricted byway rights on Houghton Footpath 7.
The proposed route commences at a junction with North Houghton Lane (an adopted road, Point A on the plan) and proceeds north-westward along the existing alignment of Footpath 7 to Point B. 4 metres wide between Point A and
B, running along the private access road; 3 metres surfaced with half a metre either side on the grass verge. 2-metre-wide carriage gate, east of the cattle grid at Point B, (which will be re-sited 0.3 metres to the west as part of the creation agreement), then bearing north-eastwards along 4 metre wide field edge path to Point D, post and rail fencing to the west from Point D, 5-metre wide grass path and F, to a junction with Houghton BOAT 13, 2 metre wide carriage gate at Point F.

Lead officer: Jonathan Woods


19/09/2023 - Appointments to Outside Bodies ref: 3536    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Executive Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Made at meeting: 19/09/2023 - Executive Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health Decision Day & Executive Member for Younger Adults and Health and Wellbeing Decision Day

Decision published: 19/09/2023

Effective from: 27/09/2023


19/09/2023 - Re-procurement of Hampshire Advocacy Services ref: 3537    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Executive Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Made at meeting: 19/09/2023 - Executive Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health Decision Day & Executive Member for Younger Adults and Health and Wellbeing Decision Day

Decision published: 19/09/2023

Effective from: 27/09/2023


19/09/2023 - Savings Programme to 2025 - Revenue Savings Proposals ref: 3535    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Executive Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Made at meeting: 19/09/2023 - Executive Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health Decision Day & Executive Member for Younger Adults and Health and Wellbeing Decision Day

Decision published: 19/09/2023

Effective from: 27/09/2023


18/09/2023 - Commercial Waste Collection, Disposal and Re-cycling Services ref: 3533    For Determination

To consider a report of the Director of Universal Services regarding approval to spend and to the procurement of a framework agreement with a single supplier for the commercial waste collection, disposal and re-cycling contract.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Countryside and Regulatory Services

Made at meeting: 18/09/2023 - Executive Lead Member for Universal Services Decision Day & Executive Member for Countryside and Regulatory Services Decision Day

Decision published: 19/09/2023

Effective from: 27/09/2023

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);


18/09/2023 - Energy Supply Contracts ref: 3532    For Determination

To consider a report of the Director of Universal Services regarding approval to contract via LASER Energy’s new Framework for the supply of electricity and gas for the period April 2025 to March 2029.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Countryside and Regulatory Services

Made at meeting: 18/09/2023 - Executive Lead Member for Universal Services Decision Day & Executive Member for Countryside and Regulatory Services Decision Day

Decision published: 19/09/2023

Effective from: 27/09/2023

Lead officer: Mike Bridgeman


18/09/2023 - Savings Programme to 2025 – Revenue Savings Proposals ref: 3530    For Determination

To consider a report of the Director of Universal Services regarding the detailed savings proposals that have been developed as part of the Savings Programme to 2025 (SP2025) Programme.

Decision Maker: Executive Lead Member for Universal Services

Made at meeting: 18/09/2023 - Executive Lead Member for Universal Services Decision Day & Executive Member for Countryside and Regulatory Services Decision Day

Decision published: 19/09/2023

Effective from: 27/09/2023


18/09/2023 - Bus Service Improvement Plan Plus ref: 3529    For Determination

To consider a report of the Director of Universal Services regarding approval to spend the County Council’s allocation of ‘Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) Plus’ funding for 2023/24, on measures to improve public transport, as set out in Hampshire’s BSIP.

Decision Maker: Executive Lead Member for Universal Services

Made at meeting: 18/09/2023 - Executive Lead Member for Universal Services Decision Day & Executive Member for Countryside and Regulatory Services Decision Day

Decision published: 19/09/2023

Effective from: 27/09/2023

Lead officer: Andrew Wilson


18/09/2023 - Future Ownership and Maintenance of Bus Shelters ref: 3531    For Determination

To consider a report of the Director of Universal Services regarding responsibility for the provision and maintenance of bus shelters in areas where district and borough councils have an expired contractual agreement with a third party provider, and where they have confirmed to the County Council their intention to no longer proceed with existing arrangements. This report also seeks approval to procure, spend and enter contractual arrangements with a third-party provider to secure additional income through advertising on bus shelters.

Decision Maker: Executive Lead Member for Universal Services

Made at meeting: 18/09/2023 - Executive Lead Member for Universal Services Decision Day & Executive Member for Countryside and Regulatory Services Decision Day

Decision published: 19/09/2023

Effective from: 27/09/2023



04/08/2023 - Electric Vehicle Charging Point Public Pricing 2023/24 ref: 3528    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Universal Services

Decision published: 13/09/2023

Effective from: 04/08/2023

Decision:

1. That the Director of Universal Services approves increasing the tariff charged to users of the County Council’s pilot on-street electric vehicle charging points (EVCP) in Eastleigh and Winchester from 25p/kWh to
42p/kWh.
2. That Director of Universal Services approves setting the tariff for any new on-street EVCPs installed in 2023/24 to 42p/kWh.
3. That Director of Universal Services approves setting the tariff for the County Council’s on-street EVCPs in future years in line with the annual review of fees and charges.

Lead officer: Patrick Blogg


23/08/2023 - Electric / Low Emission Vehicle Parking Permit Charges ref: 3527    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Universal Services

Decision published: 13/09/2023

Effective from: 23/08/2023

Decision:

That the Director of Universal Services approves discontinuing the electric vehicle and low emission vehicle residents’ parking permit discounts of 75% or 50% (based upon CO2 emissions) currently offered by Winchester City
Council, when the parking agency returns to the County Council on the 1 October 2023.

Lead officer: Patrick Blogg


24/08/2023 - Project Appraisal: Hampshire Bikeshare (Totton and Gosport) ref: 3526    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Universal Services

Decision published: 13/09/2023

Effective from: 24/08/2023

Decision:

1. That the Director of Universal Services approves the addition of the Hampshire Bikeshare (Totton and Gosport) to the 2023/24 Capital Programme at a value of £341,680.
2. That the Director of Universal Services approves the Project Appraisal for Hampshire Bikeshare (Totton and Gosport), as set out in this report.
3. That the Director of Universal Services supports the approach as detailed in this report.
4. That the Director of Universal Services gives approval to procure, spend and enter into necessary contractual arrangements, with a supplier, in consultation with Legal Services, to implement this scheme, at a total estimated cost of £341,680 to be funded by an allocation from the Solent Future Transport Zone.
5. That the Director of Universal Services, and Legal Services progress, enter into, and secure all appropriate licences, agreements, consents, rights, permissions and easements necessary to enable the scheme to be delivered.

Lead officer: Patrick Blogg


04/08/2023 - Project Appraisal: Southampton and South-West Hampshire Transforming Cities Fund programme: Eastleigh and Southampton Airport Parkway Travel Hubs ref: 3525    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Universal Services

Decision published: 12/09/2023

Effective from: 04/08/2023

Decision:

1. That the Director of Universal Services approves the Project Appraisal for Southampton and South-West Hampshire Transforming Cities Fund programme: Eastleigh and Southampton Airport Parkway Travel Hubs as set out in this report.
2. That the Director of Universal Services supports the approach as detailed in this report.
3. That the Director of Universal Services gives approval to spend and enter into necessary contractual arrangements with a supplier, to implement this scheme, at a total estimated cost of £766,000 to be funded from the
Transforming Cities Fund and Developer Contribution to be split between both hubs. Eastleigh Travel Hub at £383,000 and Airport Parkway Hub at £383,000.
4. That the Director of Universal Services approves a £64,000 increase in value in the 2021/22 Capital Programme for Eastleigh Travel Hub from £319,000 to
£383,000 offset by a £64,000 reduction in value in the 2022/23 Capital Programme for Southampton Airport Parkway Travel Hub from £447,000 to £383,000.
5. That the Director of Universal Services, and Legal Services progress, enter into, and secure all appropriate licences, agreements, consents, rights, permissions and easements necessary to enable the works to be undertaken on land owned by third parties.

Lead officer: Patrick Blogg


22/08/2023 - Project Appraisal: Pedestrian Crossing Trial – Romsey Road/Clifton Terrace Winchester ref: 3523    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Universal Services

Decision published: 11/09/2023

Effective from: 22/08/2023

Decision:

1. That the Director of Universal Services approves the Project Appraisal of the Pedestrian Crossing – Clifton Terrace, Winchester Phase 1, as set out in this report.
2. That the Director of Universal Services gives approval to procure, spend and enter into necessary contractual arrangements, in consultation with Legal Services, to implement this scheme, at a total estimated cost of £448,233, with an additional £15,000 of site maintenance to be funded from Developer Contributions.
3. That the Director of Universal Services gives authority to make an experimental traffic regulation and a temporary traffic order to implement the scheme.

Lead officer: Patrick Blogg


22/08/2023 - Project Appraisal: Manydown Cycle Route Initial Works Basingstoke ref: 3524    For Determination

Decision Maker: Director of Universal Services

Decision published: 11/09/2023

Effective from: 22/08/2023

Decision:

1. That the Director of Universal Services approves the Project Appraisal for the Manydown Cycle Route Initial Works, as set out in this report.
2. That the Director of Universal Services gives approval to procure, spend and enter into necessary contractual arrangements to implement this scheme, at a total estimated cost of £279,000, to be funded from Customer and Communities Improvement Fund and Active Travel Fund grants.
3. That the Director of Universal Services and Legal Services progress, enter into, and secure all appropriate licences, deeds of dedication, agreements, consents, rights, permissions and easements necessary to enable the works to be undertaken on land owned by third parties.

Lead officer: Patrick Blogg