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

28/07/2020 - Business and Planning Act 2020 ref: 738    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 03/08/2020

Effective from: 28/07/2020

Decision:

(i) The Chief Executive (or nominated deputy) to exercise delegated authority to amend the Council’s Constitution as detailed in Annex 1 in respect of the Business and Planning Act 2020 (the Act) for:

a. Authorised officers to receive, consider and determine pavement licence applications and enforce and revoke pavement licences where necessary including the recovery of costs;
b. Authorised officers to set, vary and review conditions to be attached to pavement licences
c. Licensing Sub Committee to consider and determine ‘off’ sales licenced review applications from responsible authorities and interested parties.
d. Authorised officers to receive, consider and determine applications for extensions to construction working hours and planning application implementation periods.
e. This amendment to the Council’s Constitution to be in force until 30 September 2021 or other date as set out in the Act or subsequent related legislation.
f. The Chief Executive’s nominated deputy to be Luci Mould (in her absence, the deputy will be a Director of the Council).

Lead officer: Ben Bix


28/07/2020 - Medium Term Financial Plan 2021/22 to 2025/26 ref: 736    Recommendations Approved

Sets out the latest Medium Term Financial Plan Forecasts

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 28/07/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 08/08/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that the Medium-Term Financial Plan be adopted as the framework for the budget elements of service and financial planning for 2021/22 onwards.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Pat Main


28/07/2020 - Capital Investment Strategy 202122 ref: 737    Recommendations Approved

Capital Investment Strategy 2021/22

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 28/07/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 08/08/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED That the Capital Investment Strategy be adopted as the framework for the capital programme elements of service and financial planning for 2021/22 onwards.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Pat Main


28/07/2020 - Environmental Sustainability ref: 734    Recommendations Approved

To agree the Council's overall approach in relation to environmental sustainability

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 28/07/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 31/07/2020

Effective from: 08/08/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

1.       That the Executive recognises the need for urgent action on climate change and environmental sustainability issues

2.       That the Environmental Sustainability Strategy (Annex 1) and accompanying action plan and performance measures (Annexes 2 and 3) be approved for publication and implementation

3.       That the Head of Corporate Policy be authorised, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Neighbourhood Services, to make any additional minor amendments to the Environmental Sustainability Strategy to ensure factual accuracy and clarity prior to publication

4.       That the Executive agrees to continue with the cross-party member task group to review and feed back on the implementation of the Environmental Sustainability Strategy, and that progress in delivering the strategy will be reported annually.

5.       That the Executive supports the overall approach within the recently adopted Surrey County Council Climate Change Strategy and commits to continue to work with the County Council and other Surrey boroughs and districts to develop a jointly owned action plan and achieve shared climate change objectives.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Catherine Rose


28/07/2020 - Treasury Management Outturn Report 2019/20 ref: 735    Recommmend Forward to Council

To report to members the performance of the Treasury function in the financial year 2019/20

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 28/07/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 28/07/2020

Effective from: 08/08/2020

Decision:

Resolved to Recommend to Council:

1.     To note the Treasury Management Performance for 2019/20;

2.     To approve the outturn against the 2019/20 Prudential and Treasury Management Indicators and the Annual Treasury Management Report (Annex 1).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Helen Stocker