Decisions

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Decisions published

10/02/2021 - Adaptations to the waste collection service ref: 759    Recommendations Approved

Following a public consultation exercise with residents through autumn 2020, request that Cabinet notes the response to the survey and approves:

 

            Adaptations to the waste collection service

            The associated business case

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/02/2021 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 18/02/2021

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To approve an alternate weekly refuse and recycling collection service as standard across the borough.

 

(2) To agree to certain areas and dwellings remaining on a weekly refuse collection with operational flexibility to adjust rounds as required.

 

(3) To authorises the Director of Service Delivery, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Place Services and the Portfolio Holder for Climate Change, to develop and progress operational plans to ensure new service arrangements are in place for April 2021.

 

(4) To approve the business case as set out in section 6 and exempt Appendix 4 of the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Goodall


10/02/2021 - Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Revenue Budget and Rent Setting 2021/22 and HRA Capital Programme 2020-24 ref: 757    Recommmend Forward to Council

Recommendations to full Council in respect of the housing revenue account for 2021/22.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/02/2021 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 10/02/2021

Decision:

Recommend to Full Council (Budget and policy framework)

 

(1) The HRA budget for 2021/22 and revised 2020/21 budget as set out at Appendix 1 to the report.

 

(2) That social and affordable rents (including Shared Ownership) are increased by 1.5% in line with government policy.

 

(3) That service charges for general needs properties are increased by 1.5% (CPI +1%).

 

(4) That the service charge for the Older Persons’ Sheltered Accommodations increases by an average of 1.5%.

 

(5) That the Support charges for Sheltered Housing Residents are set at £7.82 per unit, per week, an increase of 1.5%.

 

(6) That heating costs are increased by 1.5% (CPI+1%) in line with estimated costs set at a level designed to recover the actual cost.

 

(7) That water charges are increased by 1.5% (CPI+1%) designed to recover the estimated cost of metered consumption.

 

(8) Garage rents are increased by 2.1% (September RPI+1%).

 

(9) To give delegated authority to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Cabinet Portfolio holders for Financial Services and Direct Assistance Service and the Chief Finance Officer to finalise Eastbourne Homes’ Management Fee and Delivery Plan.

 

(10) The HRA Capital Programme as set out at Appendix 2 to the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Clarke, Ola Owolabi


10/02/2021 - Treasury Management and Prudential Indicators 2021/22, Capital Strategy & Investment Strategy ref: 756    Recommmend Forward to Council

To approve the Council’s Annual Treasury Management Strategy, Capital Strategy & investment Strategy together with the Treasury and Prudential Indicators for the next financial year.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/02/2021 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 10/02/2021

Decision:

Recommended to Full Council (Budget and policy framework):

 

(1) To approve the Treasury Management Strategy and Annual Investment Strategy for 2021/22 as set out at Appendix A to the report.

 

(2) To approve the Minimum Revenue Provision Policy Statement 2021/22 as set out at paragraph 8 in the report.

 

(3) To approve the Prudential and Treasury Indicators 2021/22 to 2023/24, as set out at paragraph 6 in the report.

 

(4) To approve the Capital Strategy set out at Appendix E to the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Clarke, Ola Owolabi


10/02/2021 - General Fund Budget 2021/22 and Capital Programme ref: 755    Recommendations Approved

To recommend full Council to set the 2020/21 budget and council tax at their meeting in February 2020.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/02/2021 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 10/02/2021

Decision:

Recommended to Full Council (Budget and policy framework):

 

(1) The General Fund budget for 2020/21 (Revised) and 2021/22 (Original).

 

(2) The Capital Programme and Financing for 2020/21(Revised) and 2021/22 (Original).

 

(3) An increase in the Council Tax for Eastbourne Borough Council of 2% resulting in a Band D charge of £256.74 for 2021/22.

 

(4) The revised General Fund capital programme 2021/22 as set out at Appendix 3 to the report.

 

(5) To note the section 151 Officer’s sign off as outlined in the report.

 

(Key decision):

 

(6) To delegate authority to the Chief Finance Officer in consultation with the Lead Member for Finance to:

 

·        approve the making of all future loans to Aspiration Homes LLP and all drawdowns under both future and existing facilities.

 

·        approve the loans as a Restricted Matter under the LLP Agreement with Lewes District Council.

 

·        approve all documentation required to ensure compliance with the UK’s new subsidy control regime and so that Right to Buy receipts are appropriated in accordance with all relevant requirements; and

 

·        determine the terms of all agreements and associated documentation required to put into effect these delegations and to authorise the execution of all such documentation on behalf of the Council.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Clarke, Ola Owolabi


10/02/2021 - Corporate performance - quarter 3 - 2020/21 ref: 754    Recommmend Forward to Council

To update Members on the Council’s performance against Corporate Plan priority actions, performance indicators and targets over Q3 2020/21 period.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/02/2021 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 10/02/2021

Decision:

(Non-key decision):

 

(1) To note the achievements and progress against Corporate Plan priorities for 2020-21, as set out in Part A of the report.

 

(2) To note the General Fund, HRA and Collection Fund financial performance for the quarter, as set out in part B of the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Clarke, Millie McDevitt


10/02/2021 - Recovery and Reset ref: 753    Information Only

This report will update on progress with the R&R programme agreed at September Cabinet.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/02/2021 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 10/02/2021

Decision:

(Non-key decision):

 

To note the progress made within the Recovery and Reset Programme.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Banner, Jo Harper


10/02/2021 - Eastbourne & Lewes Community Safety Partnership - Annual report (Eastbourne) ref: 758    Information Only

Receipt of annual report to note.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/02/2021 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 10/02/2021

Decision:

(Non-key decision):

 

To note the achievements and activities of the Eastbourne and Lewes Community Safety Partnership in 2020/21.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Oliver Jones