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Decisions published

13/09/2019 - WARD GRANTS ref: 1466    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

The Council's delegated budgets scheme allocates budgets of £15,000 to each Ward covered for the financial year 2019/2020. The funding for this scheme can be spent on supplementing funding public services, for the benefit of the local community.

 

Councillors Clapham and Wilshaw of Bispham Ward have requested £100 as funding to the Illuminations Department towards the Lightpool Festival Glo-Football Event.

 

Councillors Cain and Hobson of Bloomfield Ward have requested £100 as funding to the Illuminations Department towards the Lightpool Festival Glo-Football Event.

 

Councillor Taylor of Claremont Ward has requested £540 as funding to The Magic Club CIO to provide activities and opportunities for young people in the form of trips free of charge. Councillor L Williams has an involvement in the organisation and has therefore declared an interest in the matter and not been involved in the submission of the application.

 

Councillors Burdess and Hutton of Clifton Ward have requested £100 as funding to the Illuminations Department towards the Lightpool Festival Glo-Football Event.

 

Councillors R Scott and Wing of Greenlands Ward have requested £4,863.60 as funding to Groundwork CLM towards to the costs of an officer to maintain and manage the North Blackpool Pond Trail.

 

Councillors Critchley and Brookes of Hawes Side Ward have requested £225 as retrospective funding to the Parks Department for Healthy Eating and Sports Event at Crossland Road Park to encourage and education young people in the community.  (This is retrospective funding as the event date had to be changed at last minute due to the reserved exhibition trailer being unavailable).

 

Councillors Benson and Mitchell of Layton Ward have requested £320.49 as funding to the Friends of Layton Station for the purchase and installation of 2 large timber planters to enhance the Station.

 

Councillors Mrs Callow and P Callow of Norbreck Ward have requested:

(i)£1,896 as funding to Blackpool Rugby Union Football Club for the purchase and installation of new rugby goal posts for the club.

(ii)£2,250 as funding to the Parks Department towards drainage works to be carried out at Carr Road Park Children’s Play Area.

(iii)£720 as funding to the Parks Department towards the purchase and planting of 2 street trees at 309/311 Norbreck Road.

(iv)£540 as funding to the Parks Department for grass cutting at Fleetwood Road adjacent to the rugby and cricket pitches.

 

 

Councillors Cox and Walsh of Squires Gate Ward have requested £1,000 as funding to Babies and Buddies Group towards the annual running costs of the group as a weekly mother and baby group.

 

Councillors Hugo and Smith of Talbot Ward have requested £4,650 as funding to the Parks Department for the purchase and installation of railings around the minor open space in Newcastle Avenue.

 

Councillors Jackson and Owen of Victoria Ward having requested:

(i)£100 as funding to the Street Cleansing Department for 1 days work by the Community Payback Team to clear the alley behind 59 Shetland Road.

(ii)£700 as funding to The Gatehouse Church towards the upgrade of the surface play area in the outside garden for disabled users.

 

Councillors D Scott and M Scott of Warbreck Ward have requested £2,730 as funding to Disability First towards the continued 12 months funding for Basic IT Training for those socially isolated in the ward.  This amount includes £250 annual rental charges for the room at St Stephen’s Church.

 

Councillors O’Hara and Robertson BEM of Waterloo Ward have requested £100 as funding to the Illuminations Department towards the Lightpool Festival Glo-Football Event.

 

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 13/09/2019

Effective from: 19/09/2019

Decision:

To authorise the requests, as submitted.

 

Lead officer: Lorraine Hurst


13/09/2019 - BULKY MATTERS AND ROVER SERVICE ref: 1465    Recommendations Approved

To confirm the outcome of the recent tender exercise undertaken for the provision of Bulky Matters and the Rover service.

 

Decision Maker: Director for Community and Environmental Services

Decision published: 13/09/2019

Effective from: 13/09/2019

Decision:

To approve the appointment of Calico Enterprise Limited (Burnley) as the contractor for Bulky Matters and the Rover service. The contract is for a period of 1 year with the option to extend for 1 further year subject to budget, demand and satisfactory review.

 


10/09/2019 - LICENSING DECISIONS FOR THE WEEK ENDING 8 SEPTEMBER 2019 ref: 1464    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: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 10/09/2019

Decision:

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

 


02/09/2019 - Provision of a Tier 4 Substance Misuse Services (Split into 2 separate lots) ref: 1463    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the appointment of the providers listed below onto approved supplier frameworks for the provision of Tier 4 Substance Misuse Services.  Due to the nature of these services the original framework was set up in 2016 with the ability to be refreshed and opened up to new providers within years three, five and seven (the Authority has reserved the right to sanction new procurement exercises and open the framework to allow additional providers to enter under exceptional circumstances).  The framework was therefore re-opened in 2019.

 

Decision Maker: Director of Public Health

Decision published: 05/09/2019

Effective from: 02/09/2019

Decision:

To approve the appointment of the providers listed to deliver the provision of Tier 4 Substance Misuse Services.

 

  • Lot 1 – Inpatient Detoxification Services for Alcohol and Drugs (18 years and over)

Bosence Farm Community Limited

 

  • Lot 2 - Residential Rehabilitation Services for Alcohol and Drugs (18 years and over)

Bosence Farm Community Limited

Shardale St Anne’s Limited

 


05/09/2019 - REVISED TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE CORPORATE PARENT PANEL ref: 1462    Recommendations Approved

To consider the proposed revisions to the terms of reference and membership of the Council’s Corporate Parent Panel.

 

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader (Children)

Decision published: 05/09/2019

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:

The Deputy Leader of the Council agreed the recommendation as outlined above namely:

 

To approve the revised terms of reference and membership of the Corporate Parent Panel attached at Appendix A.

 


03/09/2019 - LICENSING DECISIONS FOR THE WEEK ENDING 1 SEPTEMBER 2019 ref: 1461    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: 03/09/2019

Effective from: 03/09/2019

Decision:

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

 


30/08/2019 - HIGHWAYS DESIGN AND BUILD - YEADON WAY (PHASE 2) REFURBISHMENT ref: 1460    Recommendations Approved

To confirm the outcome of the recent open market tender exercise undertaken for the provision of a Highways Design and Build Contractor for Yeadon Way (Phase 2) Refurbishment, Blackpool. 

 

Decision Maker: Director of Communications and Regeneration

Decision published: 30/08/2019

Effective from: 30/08/2019

Decision:

To approve the appointment of Eric Wright Civil Engineering Limited.