Decisions and Recommendations

Use the below search options at the bottom of the page to find information regarding recent recommendations and decisions that have been taken by the Full Council, the Executive and its Sub-Committees, Employment Committee, Standards Committee; and, the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and its Scrutiny Panels.

All decisions on Planning applications are published on the Planning register.

Decisions published

18/11/2021 - Environmental Sustainability: Progress Update ref: 853    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To receive a progress update on the work towards the objectives set out in the Council's Environmental Sustainability Strategy.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/11/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 22/11/2021

Effective from: 30/11/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

1.    To agree the annual Environmental Sustainability progress report (Annex 1) for publication on the Council website.

 

2.    To agree the proposed additions to the Environmental Sustainability Action Plan (Annex 2)

 

3.    To reassert the Executive’s commitment to working in partnership with Surrey County Council and other Surrey districts and boroughs to achieve county-wide climate objectives.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Dan Woodard


18/11/2021 - Appointment to the Board of the Banstead Commons Conservators (Casual Vacancy) ref: 852    Recommendations Approved

To consider the outcome of the nomination process for the appointment of one representative to serve on the Board of the Banstead Common Conservators following the resignation of a Conservator.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/11/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 22/11/2021

Effective from: 18/11/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED that Mr Mockford be appointed as the representative, for the period until March 2022, to fill the vacant position on the Banstead Commons Conservators, after consideration of the applications under Exempt business.

 

Wards affected: Banstead Village; Lower Kingswood, Tadworth and Walton;

Lead officer: Alex Berry


18/11/2021 - Draft Horley Business Park Supplementary Planning Document for Consultation ref: 855    For Determination

To seek approval to consult on the draft Horley Business Park Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) and delegated authority to make any factual changes needed to the consultation documents needed before consultation

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/11/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 22/11/2021

Effective from: 18/11/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED to DEFER approval for the SPD for public consultation.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tanya Mankoo-Flatt


18/11/2021 - Service & Financial Planning 2022/23 ref: 856    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To approve the 2022/23 provisional budget proposal for consultation with the Overview and Scrutiny Committee in accordance with the Policy Framework and Budget Procedure rules within the Constitution and with the Business Community to comply with statutory requirements.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/11/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 22/11/2021

Effective from: 30/11/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

1.       That the national and local policy context (Annex 1) and significant financial uncertainties at this stage in the budget-setting process be noted.

 

2.       That the service proposals set out in the report which seek to respond to this context and deliver our corporate priorities, be endorsed.

 

3.       That the draft service business plans for 2022/23 to 2024/25 be approved, and that Heads of Service be authorised to finalise the plans for their service areas, in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holders.

 

4.       That the following be approved for consultation under the Council’s budget and policy framework:

a)    Medium Term Financial Plan Summary (Annex 2);

b)    Revenue Budget Savings and Additional Income proposals totalling £0.566 million (Annex 3);

c)    Revenue Budget Growth proposals totalling £0.567 million (Annex 3) ;

d)    Forecast ongoing income budget pressures in 2022/23 as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic totalling £1.300 million (Annex 2);

e)    Revenue Reserve Balances at 1 April 2021 of £41.738 million (Annex 6.1);

f)      A forecast Revenue budget gap for 2022/23 of £0.718 million after taking account of the Service and Central budget growth and savings proposals in this report, plus the additional requirement to invest £0.269 million in IT Resilience, resulting in a total forecast gap at this point in the budget-setting process of 0.987 million for 2022/23.

 

5.       That the Fees & Charges Policy (Annex 5) be approved.

 

6.       That the Reserves Policy (Annex 6.2) be approved.

 

7.       That the Medium Term Financial Plan forecast for 2023/24 onwards (Annex 2) and proposed actions to address the forecast revenue budget gap be noted.

 

8.       That the Local Council Tax Support Scheme be reviewed during 2022/23 and the outcome reported as part of Service & Financial Planning for 2023/24.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Brown, Pat Main


18/11/2021 - Merstham Recreation Ground Refurbishment ref: 854    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Seek authority to issue detailed planning application and progress the build stage. Also seek to approve officer authority to use capital fund to deliver the project.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/11/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 22/11/2021

Effective from: 30/11/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED that the Executive:

 

1.    Approve the Merstham Recreation Ground Master Plan as set out in Annex 1 of the report.

 

2.    Approve the phased implementation of the refurbishment as set out in the report.

 

3.    Authorise the Head of Finance to make the necessary arrangements to allocate funds to the first phase of the project in accordance with the exempt information outlined in the report and the approved Capital Programme.

 

4.    Authorise the Head of Place Delivery in consultation with the Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services and the Executive Member for Planning and Place Delivery to make a Planning Application for the refurbishment of Merstham Recreation Ground and any other planning applications on other sites that may be required to bring the project forward as necessary.

 

5.    Authorise the Head of Place Delivery in consultation with the Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services and the Executive Member for Planning and Place Delivery to procure and make any necessary consultancy and contractor appointments for the project, to prepare the necessary documentation and to obtain competitive tenders for the design and build as set out in the report.

 

6.    Authorise the Head of Place Delivery in consultation with the Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services and the Executive Member for Planning and Place Delivery to award, finalise, agree, sign and execute construction contracts relating to the project.

 

7.     Authorise the Head of Place Delivery in consultation with the Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services and the Executive Member for Planning and Place Delivery to alter the scope of works as necessary, should further project funding be secured or if necessary, to ensure that expenditure remains within the budget set out in the exempt part of the report.

Wards affected: Hooley, Merstham and Netherne;

Lead officer: Bruno Amador