Decisions

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Decisions published

11/09/2019 - Climate emergency resolution ref: 537    Recommendations Approved

Report seeking Cabinet’s approval of next steps in addressing sustainability issues as set out in the Climate Emergency Resolution agreed by Council.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 20/09/2019

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

That £36k per annum be approved towards the cost of a dedicated post, shared with Lewes District Council, to develop and support the delivery of a Climate Change Strategy.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jo Harper


11/09/2019 - Access Audit ref: 539    Recommendations Approved

To seek Cabinets approval of detailed proposals relating to a Access Audit and associated disability inclusion activities.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:

(Non-key decision):

 

(1) To approve plans for an Access Audit.

 

(2) To approve the establishment of an Access Accreditation Scheme for Eastbourne.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jo Harper


11/09/2019 - Sovereign Energy Centre ref: 540    Recommendations Approved

This report presents a variation on the outline business case, originally presented to Cabinet on 12 December 2018, required in order to proceed with the recommended sustainable heat solution for the Sovereign Leisure Centre.

 

The proposal is to install a heat pump extracting heat from the Southern Water main sewer asset that runs along Prince Charles Parade to provide heat for the Leisure Centre.

 

The purpose is to reduce the carbon emissions and utility costs of this significant/flagship? council development.

 

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 20/09/2019

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

To agree a budget of up to £115k to carry out additional feasibility and design work for a stand alone energy centre at the Sovereign Centre site; this could potentially provide low carbon heat sourced from the embedded energy in the nearby sewer network. If viable, a decision to invest will be considered at the February 2020 Cabinet.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jessica Haines


11/09/2019 - Corporate performance - quarter 1 2019/20 ref: 536    For Determination

To update Members on the Council’s performance against Corporate Plan priority actions, performance indicators and targets over Q1 2019/20 period.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:

(Key decision)

 

(1) To note the achievements and progress against Corporate Plan priorities for 2019-20, as set out in Part A of this report.

 

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

 

(3) To approve the amended capital programme as set out in appendix 4 of the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Millie McDevitt, Gordon Mennie


11/09/2019 - Pesticide policy and pollinator strategy ref: 538    Recommendations Approved

The report recommends the adoption of the Pollinator Strategy and the Reduced use of Pesticides on council land

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 20/09/2019

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To approve the Pesticide Policy for adoption.

 

(2) To approve the Pollinator Strategy for adoption.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Goodall


11/09/2019 - Housing delivery update: Bedfordwell Road ref: 541    Recommendations Approved

Update to Members on all aspects of Bedfordwell Road development including construction skills training centre.

 

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 20/09/2019

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To delegate authority to the Director of Regeneration & Planning in consultation with the Portfolio holder for Housing and the Chief Finance Officer to move the development of the Bedfordwell Road scheme through to Stage 2 of the Clear Sustainable Futures (CSF) process to allow the Council to fully understand the financial and delivery options for the site.

 

(2) To delegate authority to the Chief Finance Officer in consultation with the Council Leader to release £1.218m from the existing scheme capital allocation to meet the costs of progressing the development of the scheme through to Stage 2 with CSF.

 

(3) To bring a further report back to Cabinet once the Council has reached Stage 2 and are in a position to report comprehensively on the financial viability of the scheme and to determine the best way of proceeding for tax efficiency purposes and agree a budget in the Housing Revenue Account and/or General Fund.

Wards affected: St Anthony's;

Lead officer: Ian Beckett