Decisions

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Decisions published

11/07/2024 - Recommendations for Community Infrastructure Levy Spending ref: 1036    For Determination

To agree the release of funds from the CIL governance pots as recommended by the CIL Executive Board.

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/07/2024 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 11/07/2024

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

To agree the release of funds from the CIL governance pots as recommended by the CIL Executive Board.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Emma Kemp


11/07/2024 - Treasury Management Annual Report 2023/24 ref: 1040    Recommend Forward to Council

To report on the activities and performance of the Treasury Management service during 2023/24.

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/07/2024 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 11/07/2024

Decision:

Recommended to Full Council (Budget and policy framework):

 

(1) To approve the Annual Treasury Management report 2023/24.

 

(2) To approve the 2023/24 Prudential and Treasury Indicators included in the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steven Houchin


11/07/2024 - Provisional Revenue and Capital Outturn 2023-24 ref: 1039    Recommendations Approved

To update Members on provisional outturn for 2023/24.

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/07/2024 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 17/07/2024

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To note and approve the revenue and capital provisional outturn for 2023/24 subject to final accounting adjustments.

 

(2) To approve the funding of the General Fund provisional outturn 2023/24 of £0.298m from general fund balances.

 

(3) To note and approve the housing revenue account provisional outturn for 2023/24 subject to final accounting adjustments; and

 

(4) To give delegated authority to the Cabinet member for finance, assets and community wealth building,  in consultation with Chief Finance Officer to make final accounting adjustments.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steven Houchin


11/07/2024 - Portfolio progress and performance report quarter 4 - 2023-2024 ref: 1038    Recommendations Approved

To update Members on the Council’s performance against corporate plan priority actions, performance indicators and targets over the quarter 4 2023/24 period.

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/07/2024 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 17/07/2024

Decision:

(Non-key decision):

 

(1) To note progress and performance for Quarter 4 2023/24.

 

(2) To agree the suite of performance indicators for 2024/25 as set out at appendix 2 to the report, subject to any final minor changes which are delegated to the Chief Finance Officer, in consultation with the cabinet member for innovation, delivery and people.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Luke Dreeling


11/07/2024 - Climate and Nature Strategy and Action Plan 2024 ref: 1037    Recommendations Approved

Cabinet to approve refreshed and updated Climate and Nature Strategy 2024 (previously Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy)

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/07/2024 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 17/07/2024

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To approve the Climate and Nature Strategy 2024 and Action Plan for final design and publication on the council’s website.

 

(2) To note the achievements to date.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kate Richardson


11/07/2024 - Complaints Management Policy ref: 1035    Recommendations Approved

To agree a new complaints policy for Lewes and Eastbourne Councils.

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/07/2024 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 17/07/2024

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To agree the draft Complaints Management Policy as set out at appendix 1 to the report.

 

(2) To agree to a period of consultation being undertaken on the draft policy with residents, tenants and other stakeholders.

 

(3) To give delegated authority to the Assistant Director for Customer Service and Delivery, in conjunction with the Cabinet Member, to undertake any final minor amendments to the Policy in light of the consultation.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Linda Farley, Jo Harper


11/07/2024 - Newhaven Square - Health & Wellbeing Hub ref: 1041    Recommendations Approved

The report will provide a programme/budget update on the Reimagining Newhaven project, centred around the redevelopment of the Former Co-op and Peacocks units in Newhaven Square.

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/07/2024 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 17/07/2024

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To approve the Newhaven Square – Health & Wellbeing Hub scheme financial appraisal and business case in accordance with Appendix 1

(Exempt) to the report, forming part of the Reimagining Newhaven programme.

 

(2) To delegate authority to the Assistant Director – Property and Development, in consultation with the Director of Finance and Performance (S151 Officer) and the Lead Member for Finance, Assets and Community Wealth Building, to make an allocation within the General Fund Capital Programme and to take all necessary actions to deliver the project, including determining, executing and completing all leases, contracts, and all other related documentation.

 

Wards affected: Newhaven South;

Lead officer: Nathan Haffenden, Marc Stephens