Decisions


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Decisions published

25/01/2022 - Approval for adoption of Additional Restrictions Grant policy 2022 ref: 4042    Recommendations Approved

The deadline for disbursing the Government’s third round of Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) funding (for which updated guidance was issued on 30 December 2021), is 31 March 2022.  A new Additional Restrictions Grant policy therefore had to be determined and approved under urgency provisions in order to administer a new discretionary grant scheme for businesses within the timescale specified by Government.

 

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 11/02/2022

Effective from: 25/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That Revenues and Benefits could proceed with the launch and administration of a new Additional Restrictions Grant scheme in line with the Additional Restrictions policy 2022 approved by the Chief Executive.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Robert Jolley


26/01/2022 - Horley Conservation Area Re-Appraisal - Delegated Matter ref: 4025    Recommendations Approved

To consider and approve the Horley Conservation Area Appraisal, following its re-appraisal.

 

Decision Maker: Assistant Director of Planning and Development

Decision published: 03/02/2022

Effective from: 26/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That, following consultation with the Lead Member for Planning the adoption of the Horley Conservation Area Appraisal, 2021 following its re-appraisal is approved.

 

Wards affected: Cropredy, Sibfords and Wroxton;

Lead officer: Andrew Maxted


26/01/2022 - Duns Tew Conservation Area Re-Appraisal - Delegated Matter ref: 4023    Recommendations Approved

To consider and approve the revisions to the Duns Tew Conservation Area Appraisal, following its re-appraisal. 

 

Decision Maker: Assistant Director of Planning and Development

Decision published: 03/02/2022

Effective from: 26/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That, following consultation with the Lead Member for Planning the adoption of the Duns Tew Conservation Area Appraisal, 2021 following its re-appraisal is approved.

 

Wards affected: Deddington;

Lead officer: Andrew Maxted


26/01/2022 - Balscote Conservation Area Re-Appraisal - Delegated Matter ref: 4022    Recommendations Approved

To consider and approve the revisions to the Balscote Conservation Area Appraisal, following its re-appraisal

 

Decision Maker: Assistant Director of Planning and Development

Decision published: 03/02/2022

Effective from: 26/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That, following consultation with the Lead Member for Planning the adoption of the Balscote Conservation Area Appraisal following its re-appraisal is approved.

 

Wards affected: Cropredy, Sibfords and Wroxton;

Lead officer: Andrew Maxted


25/01/2022 - Reserves Review ref: 4015    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Budget Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 25/01/2022 - Budget Planning Committee

Decision published: 26/01/2022

Effective from: 25/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved    

 

(1)      That the outcome of the review of reserves and the forecast over the Medium Term Financial Statement be noted.

 

 

(2)      That the following feedback be given to Executive:

 

         That having enquired if sufficient reserves were held in transformation and redundancy  to mitigate costs involved in light of the separation of joint services between Cherwell District Council and Oxfordshire County Council, the Committee was assured that the costs of separation, if any, were currently unknown and if necessary, funds could be made available from reserves to support costs of separation in 2022/23. If  any potential ongoing costs of separation were identified, these would be picked up as part of the 2023/24 budget process and a further review of the level of reserves held by the Council would also take place.


25/01/2022 - Covid-19 Business Grants ref: 4013    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Budget Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 25/01/2022 - Budget Planning Committee

Decision published: 26/01/2022

Effective from: 25/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the number and value of Covid-19 Business Grants paid out by Cherwell District Council to local businesses during the course of the pandemic to 31 December 2021 be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


25/01/2022 - Draft 2022/23 Capital and Investment Strategy ref: 4014    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Budget Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 25/01/2022 - Budget Planning Committee

Decision published: 26/01/2022

Effective from: 25/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the draft Capital and Investment Strategy for 2022/23 be recommended to Full Council for adoption.


25/01/2022 - 2021/22 Capital Programme ref: 4011    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Budget Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 25/01/2022 - Budget Planning Committee

Decision published: 26/01/2022

Effective from: 25/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That, having given due consideration, the 2021/2022 Capital Programme be noted.


25/01/2022 - Review of Committee Work Plan ref: 4012    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Budget Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 25/01/2022 - Budget Planning Committee

Decision published: 26/01/2022

Effective from: 25/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the Committee Work Plan be noted.


19/01/2022 - Appointment of Independent Member to the Committee ref: 4007    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Made at meeting: 19/01/2022 - Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Decision published: 21/01/2022

Effective from: 19/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That the recruitment of an Independent Member to the Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee be agreed.

 

(2)          That the proposed arrangements for the appointment of an Independent Member be approved.

 

(3)          That the Background Information and Independent Member specification be approved, with final approval delegated to the Monitoring Officer, in consultation with the Chair of the Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee,

 

(4)          That authority be delegated to the Monitoring Officer, in consultation with the Chair of the Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee, to finalise the recruitment pack. 

 


19/01/2022 - Annual Governance Statement 2020/2021 - Update on Actions ref: 4010    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Made at meeting: 19/01/2022 - Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Decision published: 21/01/2022

Effective from: 19/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That, having given due consideration the update on the actions arising from the Annual Governance Statement 2020/2021 be noted


19/01/2022 - Capital, Investment and Treasury Management Strategies 2022-23 ref: 4008    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Made at meeting: 19/01/2022 - Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Decision published: 21/01/2022

Effective from: 19/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)               That Full Council be recommended to adopt the Capital, Investment and Treasury Management Strategies 2022-23


19/01/2022 - Statement of Accounts Update ref: 4006    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Made at meeting: 19/01/2022 - Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Decision published: 21/01/2022

Effective from: 19/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That, having given due consideration the revised Comprehensive Income and Expenditure Statement (CIES) in the Draft Statement of Accounts 2020/21 along with necessary changes to supporting statements and notes be endorsed.

 

(2)          That it be agreed that on receipt of the final audit opinion, the Director of Finance (S151 Officer), in consultation with the Chair of the Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee (or Vice Chair in case the Chairman is unavailable), be authorised to sign the accounts.

 

(3)          That it be noted that, if any material changes to the accounts are required, then an additional committee meeting would be convened to consider the changes.

 


19/01/2022 - Internal Audit Progress Report 2021/22 ref: 4005    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Made at meeting: 19/01/2022 - Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Decision published: 21/01/2022

Effective from: 19/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That the progress of the 2021/22 Internal Audit Plan and the outcome of the completed audits be noted.


19/01/2022 - Work Programme ref: 4009    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Made at meeting: 19/01/2022 - Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Decision published: 21/01/2022

Effective from: 19/01/2022

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That, subject to “Update on Internal Audit of GDPR” being added to the March meeting, the work programme  and Committee training schedule be noted.