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Decisions published

19/10/2020 - WARD GRANTS ref: 1692    Recommendations Approved

The Council's delegated budgets scheme allocates budgets of £15,000 to each Ward covered for the financial year 2020/2021. The funding for this scheme can be spent on supplementing funding public services, for the benefit of the local community.

 

Councillors Cain and Hobson of Bloomfield Ward have requested £140 as part funding to the Illuminations Department to supply lighting for the permanent Christmas Tree outside Revoe Library together with Tyldesley and Victoria Wards.

 

Councillors Brookes and Critchley of Hawes Side Ward have requested £420 as funding to the Illuminations Department to supply lighting for the permanent Christmas Tree at Crossland Road Park.

 

Councillors Benson and Mitchell of Layton Ward have requested:

(i)£1,399.99 as funding to the Friends of the Kingscote Park for the purchase and installation of 2 park benches in the park.

(ii)£420 funding to the Illuminations Department to supply lighting for the permanent Christmas Tree in Layton Ward.

 

Councillors Campbell and Kirkland of Park have requested £420 as funding to the Illuminations Department to supply lighting for the permanent Christmas Tree outside The Grange.

 

Councillors Collett and Matthews of Tyldesley Ward have requested £140 as part funding to the Illuminations Department to supply lighting for the permanent Christmas Tree outside Revoe Library together with Bloomfield and Victoria Wards.

 

Councillors Jackson and Owen of Victoria Ward have requested £140 as part funding to the Illuminations Department to supply lighting for the permanent Christmas Tree outside Revoe Library together with Bloomfield and Tyldesley Wards.

 

Councillors O’Hara and Robertson of Waterloo Ward have requested £3,000 as funding to Watson Park Bowling Club towards the refurbishment of the club house and various repairs to the green.

 

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 19/10/2020

Effective from: 23/10/2020

Decision:

 

 

 

To authorise the requests, as submitted.


12/10/2020 - LICENSING DECISIONS FOR THE WEEK ENDING 11 OCTOBER 2020 ref: 1691    Recommendations Approved

The Head of Licensing Service deals with a number of requests for licences under the Licensing Act, the Gambling Act and other pieces of legislations. Details of the licences, applied for and granted are outlined in the report.

 

 

 

Decision Maker: Head of Licensing Service

Decision published: 12/10/2020

Effective from: 12/10/2020

Decision:

The Head of Licensing Service agreed to grant the licences as set out in the attached Appendices.

 


07/10/2020 - Proposed Traffic Regulation Order THE BOROUGH OF BLACKPOOL (VARIOUS ROADS) (VARIOUS RESTRICTIONS) AND (REVOCATIONS) BATCH ORDER No 1 2020<br/> ref: 1690    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the advertisement and implementation of a Permanent Traffic Regulation Order: THE BOROUGH OF BLACKPOOL (VARIOUS ROADS) (VARIOUS RESTRICTIONS) AND (REVOCATIONS) BATCH ORDER No 1 2020.

 

Decision Maker: Director for Community and Environmental Services

Decision published: 07/10/2020

Effective from: 07/10/2020

Decision:

To authorise the request to publish a public notice and progress with the proposed Traffic Regulation Order.


01/10/2020 - TRAMWAY MAINTENANCE - FEBRUARY 2021 ref: 1689    Recommendations Approved

To confirm the outcome of the recent market tender exercise undertaken for Tramway Maintenance Services for Permanent Way assets on Blackpool Promenade. 

 

Blackpool Council wishes to appoint 2 Contractors on 2 lots:

  • Lot 1 (Sub-Arc): Not awarded – will be subject to further investigation, trial of different solutions and re-scoping for feasibility and affordability
  • Lot 2 (Track tamping): Electrification Solutions Limited (ESL)
  • Lot 3 (Rail Replacement): Keltbray

 

Decision Maker: Director for Community and Environmental Services

Decision published: 07/10/2020

Effective from: 01/10/2020

Decision:

To approve the appointment of ESL for lot 2 and Keltbray for lot 3 of the above works. 

 


05/10/2020 - 2020-30 EDUCATION VISION ref: 1686    Item Deferred

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 05/10/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 06/10/2020

Effective from: 10/10/2020

Decision:

The Executive resolved as follows:

 

That consideration of the report be deferred to a future meeting, to enable further discussion to take place between the Cabinet Member, officers and the Chairman/representatives of the Children’s and Young People’s Scrutiny Committee and a finalised amended document to be brought back to the Executive for approval.

 


05/10/2020 - THE BLACKPOOL BOROUGH COUNCIL (KING STREET No1) COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER 2020 ref: 1687    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 05/10/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 06/10/2020

Effective from: 07/10/2020

Decision:

The Executive agreed the recommendations as outlined above namely:

 

1.      To authorise the making of a Compulsory Purchase Order to be known as The Blackpool Borough Council (King Street No1) Compulsory Purchase Order 2020 (“the Order”) under Section 226(1)(a) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended by section 99 and Schedule 9 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004) for the acquisition of the Order Land being land which it thinks, if acquired, will facilitate the carrying out of development, redevelopment or improvement on or in relation to the land, and that such development, redevelopment or improvement is likely to contribute to achieving the promotion or improvement of the economic, social or environmental well-being of the area, as described in this report.

 

2.      On the basis that there is a compelling case in the public interest to making the Order, to authorise the Director of Communications and Regeneration to:

i.                    take all necessary steps to secure the making, confirmation and implementation of the Order including (but not limited to) updating the draft Statement of Reasons as deemed appropriate, the publication and service of all notices and the presentation of the Council’s case at any Public Inquiry;

ii.                   acquire interests in land within the area subject to the Order either by agreement or compulsorily;

iii.                 approve agreements with landowners and others having an interest in the area to be subject to the Order setting out the terms for the withdrawal of objections to the Order including where appropriate seeking agreements effecting the delivery of any part of the development and making arrangements for rehousing or relocation of occupiers.

 


05/10/2020 - FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE MONITORING AS AT MONTH 4 2020/21 ref: 1688    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 05/10/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 06/10/2020

Effective from: 07/10/2020

Decision:

The Executive agreed the recommendations as outlined above namely:

 

  1. To note the report.

 

2.      To continue to lobby central government (HM Treasury, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Department for Transport, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and Department for Education in particular) along with local authority peers and networks and the Local Government Association for the funding necessary to cope with the demands and new burdens presenting as a result of both Covid and within Children’s Services.

 

3.      To require the respective directors and Director of Resources to continue to closely monitor and manage service financial and operational performances, specifically Children’s Services, Strategic Leisure Assets, Growth and Prosperity, Parking Services besides the Council’s wholly-owned companies.

 


05/10/2020 - LICENSING DECISIONS FOR THE WEEK ENDING 4 OCTOBER 2020 ref: 1685    Recommendations Approved

The Head of Licensing Service deals with a number of requests for licences under the Licensing Act, the Gambling Act and other pieces of legislations. Details of the licences, applied for and granted are outlined in the report.

 

Decision Maker: Head of Licensing Service

Decision published: 05/10/2020

Effective from: 05/10/2020

Decision:

The Head of Licensing Service agreed to grant the licences as set out in the attached Appendices.