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Decisions published

20/09/2022 - LICENSING DECISIONS FOR THE WEEK ENDING 18 SEPTEMBER 2022 ref: 2230    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: 20/09/2022

Effective from: 20/09/2022

Decision:

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

 


15/09/2022 - FURTHER PRE-CONSTRUCTION SERVICES FOR HIGHFURLONG SCHOOL EXPANSION ref: 2229    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the commissioning of further pre?construction services for the planned expansion of Highfurlong School via the Local Education Partnership.

 

Decision Maker: Director of Children's Services

Decision published: 15/09/2022

Effective from: 15/09/2022

Decision:

That the Local Education Partnership is commissioned to complete the further design work for the planned expansion of Highfurlong School.

 


15/09/2022 - 20 BUTE AVENUE - ENFORCED SALE ref: 2228    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the enforced sale of one long term empty property at 20 Bute Avenue Blackpool.

 

Decision Maker: Director for Community and Environmental Services

Decision published: 15/09/2022

Effective from: 15/09/2022

Decision:

1.      To approve use of the enforced sale procedure for 20 Bute Avenue Blackpool FY1 2HR;

 

2.      To approve the resolutions attached at Appendix 1a

 

3.      The Head of Legal Services be delegated authority to (i) sign and seal the resolutions and (ii) enter into contracts to complete the disposal of the property

 

4.      The property be sold by way of a direct sale to Blackpool Housing Company as preferred housing partner in order that the property be brought back into use as residential rented accommodation should the enforced sale process be completed.

 

5.      The Council procure two independent valuations on the property and the Council’s Senior Estates Surveyor, Ian Willoughby be authorised to determine which valuation is the appropriate sale price.

 

6.      In the event, that Blackpool Housing Company does not confirm within 28 days of being notified of the sale price, that they wish to proceed with the purchase, the Head of Legal Services has delegated power to sell the property at auction with a suitable reserve calculated in accordance with 5 above.

 

Lead officer: Sharon Davies


13/09/2022 - THE BOROUGH OF BLACKPOOL (VARIOUS ROADS) (VARIOUS RESTRICTIONS) AND (REVOCATIONS) BATCH ORDER NO 1 2021 (THRELFALL ROAD) ref: 2227    Recommendations Approved

To consider the representation and alternative options of the advertised proposed restriction on Threlfall Road.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Enforcement, Public Safety, Highways and Transport

Decision published: 13/09/2022

Effective from: 17/09/2022

Decision:

The Cabinet Member resolved as follows:

 

To proceed with the proposed restrictions the junction of Threlfall Road as originally advertised in the batch order on 26 April 2022 and outlined at Appendix B.

 


13/09/2022 - THE BOROUGH OF BLACKPOOL (VARIOUS ROADS) (VARIOUS RESTRICTIONS) AND (REVOCATIONS) BATCH ORDER NO 1 2021 (ST JAMES ROAD) ref: 2226    Recommendations Approved

To consider the representation and alternative options of the advertised proposed restriction on St James Road

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Enforcement, Public Safety, Highways and Transport

Decision published: 13/09/2022

Effective from: 17/09/2022

Decision:

To consider the representation and alternative options of the advertised proposed restriction on St James Road


13/09/2022 - THE BOROUGH OF BLACKPOOL (VARIOUS ROADS) (VARIOUS RESTRICTIONS) AND (REVOCATIONS) BATCH ORDER NO 1 2021 (MADISON AVENUE AND BEAUFORT AVENUE JUNCTION) ref: 2225    Recommendations Approved

To consider the representation and alternative options of the advertised proposed restriction on the junction of Madison Avenue and Beaufort Avenue.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Enforcement, Public Safety, Highways and Transport

Decision published: 13/09/2022

Effective from: 17/09/2022

Decision:

The Cabinet Member resolved as follows:

 

To proceed with the proposed restrictions the junction of Madison Avenue and Beaufort Avenue as originally advertised in the batch order on 26 April 2022 and outlined at Appendix B.

 


13/09/2022 - THE BOROUGH OF BLACKPOOL (VARIOUS ROADS) (VARIOUS RESTRICTIONS) AND (REVOCATIONS) BATCH ORDER NO 1 2021 (BEECHWOOD GROVE) ref: 2224    Recommendations Approved

To consider the representation and alternative options of the advertised proposed restriction on Beechwood Grove.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Enforcement, Public Safety, Highways and Transport

Decision published: 13/09/2022

Effective from: 17/09/2022

Decision:

The Cabinet Member resolved as follows:

 

To proceed with the proposed restrictions on Beechwood Grove as originally advertised in the batch order on 26 April 2022 and outlined at Appendix B. 

 


12/09/2022 - CRIMINAL INJURY COMPENSATION CASES FOR LOOKED AFTER CHILDREN ref: 2223    Recommendations Approved

To agree to send to an external solicitor all Criminal Injuries Compensation cases.

(CICA) on behalf of Looked After Children.

 

Decision Maker: Director of Children's Services

Decision published: 12/09/2022

Effective from: 12/09/2022

Decision:

To enter into a retainer agreement with GLP Solicitors Maple House 8 Haymarket Street Bury BL9 0AR.

 

Lead officer: Dawn Goodall


12/09/2022 - LICENSING DECISIONS FOR THE WEEK ENDING 11 SEPTEMBER 2022 ref: 2222    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: 12/09/2022

Effective from: 12/09/2022

Decision:

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