Decisions

Decisions published

15/01/2021 - Uncollectable Debts in Excess of £10,000- JAN21/CMDN/66 ref: 1806    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Member authorised the write off of the debt shown as outstanding in respect of accounts receivable (sundry debt) accounts included in the Appendices. These detail the financial year and the category for the write off request.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance

Decision published: 15/01/2021

Effective from: 21/01/2021


14/01/2021 - Adoption of Housing Related Support Commissioning Strategy JAN20/CMDN/65 ref: 1805    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Member approved and adopted the new Housing Related Support Strategy

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing, Culture and Recreation

Decision published: 15/01/2021

Effective from: 21/01/2021


14/01/2021 - COVID 19 Advice, Guidance and Support Grant Funding - JAN21/CMDN/64 ref: 1804    Recommendations Approved

With the approval of the Chair of the Growth, Environment and Resource Scrutiny waiver of call-in procedure has been invoked. This procedure has been invoked following the urgency required in providing services to vulnerable residents dealing with the impact of Covid 19.

 

The Cabinet Member approved the award of grant funding to the following organisations for the period of 12 months, up to 31 March 2021:

 

1.         Citizens Advice Peterborough - £294,790.68

 

2.         Kingsgate Community Church (Care Zone) - £95,771.40

 

3.         Cambridgeshire Community Foundation - £20,000

 

4.         Peterborough Council of Voluntary services - £53,000

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance

Decision published: 14/01/2021

Effective from: 14/01/2021


12/01/2021 - Extended Support to Businesses as a Result of the COVID-19 Coronavirus - Additional Restriction Grant (open) - JAN21/CMDN/63 ref: 1803    Recommendations Approved

With the approval of the Chairman of Growth, Environment, and Resources Committee, the urgency procedure, special urgency procedure, and waiver of call-in procedure have been invoked to suspend the requirement to publish notice of the decision for 28 days, to suspend the requirement to publish the decision for five days, and to subject the decision to a three day call-in period. These procedures have been invoked due to the nature of the scheme, the receipt of final guidance for its delivery, and the importance of it getting to its intended recipients as quickly as possible who are in financial difficulty due to COVID-19.

 

The Cabinet Member:

 

1.    Approved the updates to the Additional Restriction Grant first approved on the 4th December 2020 to allow easier application and processing under the councils discretionary powers;

 

2.    Instructed officers to ensure that the payments are processed in accordance with the agreed schemes for the qualifying properties and rebilling takes place at the earliest opportunity and that any further categories as advised by government to be included within the scheme are also processed at the earliest opportunity;

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);


07/01/2021 - Mental Health and Autism (Adults) Accommodation Framework - JAN21/CMDN/62 ref: 1802    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Member approved the Council’s call-off requirement from the Framework Agreement for provision of Adult Mental Health and Autism Supported Living and Residential Accommodation, as required, between the date this CMDN becomes effective and 30 June 2025.  The total value of call-off contracts during the life of this framework is estimated to be a total of £4,269,220.00.

 

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Health & Public Health

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 14/01/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Bye


07/01/2021 - Housing Related Support Grant Agreements 2021/2022 - Jan21/CMDN/61 ref: 1801    Recommendations Approved

The award of specific grants for Housing Related Support, which will be funded through the Housing Related Support Programme  (formerly Supporting People Programme), to the following organisations for the period of 12 months, 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022:

 

Longhurst Group (formerly Axiom Housing Association) – Hostel Accommodation and Drop-in Services

Cross Keys Homes – Hostel Accommodation

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough YMCA – Hostel Accommodation

Peterborough Women’s Aid – Refuge Service

Futures Housing Group – Hostel Accommodation

Home Group – Hostel Accommodation

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance

Decision published: 07/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Russ Carr


06/01/2021 - Dementia Resource Centre Services in Peterborough - JAN21/CMDN/60 ref: 1800    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Member authorised the award of contract to the Alzheimer’s Society for the delivery of Peterborough’s Dementia Resource Centre, due to commence on 1 April 2021.  This contract will be for a period of 2 years, with 2 optional 1 year extension periods.

 

The contract price shall be £558,000, for the 2 year contract period from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2023, and the cost of each year of extension shall be £279,000.

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Health & Public Health

Decision published: 06/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);