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Decisions published

26/11/2021 - BLACKPOOL TOWER CIRCUS CEILING - URGENT AND ESSENTIAL WORKS ref: 1991    Recommendations Approved

To seek delegated authority allowing the Director of Communications and Regeneration to undertake a scheme of urgent and essential works identified as required to the Blackpool Tower historic Circus ceiling, to include the completion of all due diligence associated with the project.

 

To obtain authority to allow the Head of Legal Services to enter into any such documentation as may be necessary and to consider and deal with such due diligence as may be required to provide for completion of the Scheme of urgent repairs identified as required to the Blackpool Tower historic Circus ceiling.

 

To request authority to complete the project-funding package through debt finance in the form of Prudential Borrowing, as detailed in the financial appendix to this report.   

 

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Tourism and Culture

Decision published: 26/11/2021

Effective from: 26/11/2021

Decision:

The Leader of the Council agreed as an urgent decision the following decisions:

 

  1. That the Director of Communications and Regeneration be provided with delegated authority to undertake a scheme of urgent and essential works identified as required to the Blackpool Tower Circus historic ceiling, to include the completion of all due diligence associated with the project and as set out in this report and financial appendix to this report.

 

  1. To authorise the Head of Legal Services to enter into any such documentation as may be necessary and to consider and deal with such due diligence as may be required to provide for completion of the scheme of urgent repairs identified as required to the Blackpool Tower historic Circus Ceiling.

 

  1. That authority is provided to complete the project-funding package through debt finance in the form of Prudential Borrowing, as detailed in the financial appendix to this report.  

 


26/11/2021 - PUBLIC SPACE PROTECTION ORDER - Dog Control ref: 1990    Recommendations Approved

To agree the Public Space Protection Order Dog Controls, for a further 3 year period following the imminent expiry of current dog control orders on the 30 November 2021. Recognise the findings of the comprehensive public consultation exercise to consider if the current controls are fit for purpose to control dog behaviour and that of their owners for a further 3 years:

 

To recognise and agree that further controls to specific shared open space(s) predominately sports pitches identified in the public consultation are prioritised through awareness and education over the next 3 years.

 

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

Decision published: 26/11/2021

Effective from: 02/12/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet Member agreed the recommendations as outlined above namely:

 

  1. To approve the Public Space Protection Order Dog Controls 2021 (Appendix 1) for a period of three years starting from 1st December 2021.

 

  1.  to delegate to the Head of Legal to seal and advertise the Order.

 

  1. In relation to the specific proposals: Consultation PSPO Dog Controls. (Appendix 2)

          To recognise consultation findings and agree to prioritise awareness and education to specific shared open space predominately sports pitches through community engagement and greater signage to encourage responsible dog behaviour on the basis of pick up or this space maybe included in future dog control Public Space Protection Orders.

 


25/11/2021 - PROVISION OF MECHANICAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE ref: 1988    Recommendations Approved

To confirm the outcome of the Aggregation Framework (NFC138) exercise undertaken by Crown Commercial Services for the Provision of Microsoft Licensing to the Council including Schools and appoint the winning bidder Computacentre (UK) Ltd.

 

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 25/11/2021

Decision:

To approve the appointment of the supplier listed in 3.1 to deliver the Provision of Microsoft Licensing to the Council including Schools.

 


23/11/2021 - TRANSPORTATION OF DEAD BODIES ON BEHALF OF H.M. CORONER BLACKPOOL AND FYLDE JURISDICTION ref: 1987    Recommendations Approved

To confirm the outcome of the recent tender exercise undertaken for the transportation of dead bodies on behalf of H M Coroner, Blackpool and Fylde jurisdiction.

 

Decision Maker: Director of Governance and Partnerships

Decision published: 23/11/2021

Effective from: 23/11/2021

Decision:

To approve the appointment of HAFS (Lancs) Limited to undertake delivery of this service.

 


15/11/2021 - LICENSING DECISIONS FOR THE WEEK ENDING 14 NOVEMBER 2021 ref: 1984    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: 22/11/2021

Effective from: 15/11/2021

Decision:

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

 

 


19/11/2021 - SHOWTOWN MUSEUM EXHIBITION FIT OUT ref: 1986    Recommendations Approved

To provide updated information for renewed approval to enter into contract with the four main contractors for the Showtown exhibition fit out.

 

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 22/11/2021

Effective from: 19/11/2021

Decision:

  1. To approve the Council entering into formal contract with Beck Interiors, Sysco Productions, Squint/Opera and AIVAF Ltd for the exhibition work on the Showtown Museum.

 

  1. To authorise Showtown’s Project Sponsor (Alan Cavill) to oversee a single, follow up, cost check process at or around 1 February 2022.  This exercise to be limited to the three contractors where materials form a key part of their costs – ie Beck Interiors, Sysco Productions and AIVAF Ltd – and only to proceed without recourse to the Project Board if the resulting costs remain within the original budget framework.

 


22/11/2021 - LICENSING DECISIONS FOR THE WEEK ENDING 22 NOVEMBER 2021 ref: 1985    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: 22/11/2021

Effective from: 22/11/2021

Decision:

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

 

 


16/11/2021 - BLACKPOOL TOWN DEAL - SUBMISSION OF SUMMARY BUSINESS CASES ref: 1989    Recommendations Approved

To provide an update on the Town Deal funding programme and authority for the required submission of the final 4 of the 7 scheme “Summary Documents” to the Department of Levelling Up, Homes and Communities (DLUHC – formerly MHCLG) under the terms of the delegation agreed by the Executive at its meeting on 16th November 2020 (EX48/2020)

 

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Decision:

a)  To approve the submission of the final 4 Summary Business Cases for The Edge, Blackpool Central Courts Relocation,  Multiversity and Revoe/Southern Quarter Community Sports Village  (Appendices A, B, C and D) together with the Public Sector Equalities Duty Programme (Appendix E) signed by Chair of the Town Deal Board and s151 Officer.

 

b) To authorise the Chief Executive and Head of Legal to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Blackpool and the Fylde College to commit to the bring forward the delivery of the Multiversity and the development of a further business case to secure the funding for the construction of the Multiversity.

 

Lead officer: Nick Gerrard