Decisions

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Decisions published

09/04/2021 - Extension of the NYCC Non-Regulated Services Approved Provider List ref: 253    Recommendations Approved

To seek permission to extend the existing Approved Provider List (APL)

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 13/04/2021

Effective from: 21/04/2021

Decision:

To extend the Approved Provider List for Non-Regulated Services from 1 February 2022 to 30 June 2022.

Lead officer: Abigail Barron


09/04/2021 - Extension of the NYCC Care Home (Nursing & Residential) Approved Provider List ref: 252    Recommendations Approved

To seek permission to extend the existing Approved Provider List (APL) to ensure continued delivery of statutory services.

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 13/04/2021

Effective from: 21/04/2021

Decision:

To extend the Approved Provider List for Care Homes and Homes with Nursing from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.

Lead officer: Abigail Barron


09/04/2021 - Extension of the Domiciliary Care and other regulated services Approved Provider List ref: 251    Recommendations Approved

To seek permission to extend the existing Approved Provider List (APL) to ensure continued delivery of statutory services

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 13/04/2021

Effective from: 21/04/2021

Decision:

To extend the Approved Provider List for domiciliary care and other regulated services from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022

Lead officer: Abigail Barron


26/03/2021 - Proposed Extension and Introduction of ‘Disc Parking’ - South End, Bedale ref: 239    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 12/04/2021

Effective from: 26/03/2021

Decision:

To approve the extension and introduction of disc parking restrictions on South End, Bedale as detailed within the report.

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


26/03/2021 - 1 Hour Free Parking on High Street, Northallerton and Market Place, Knaresborough ref: 238    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 12/04/2021

Effective from: 26/03/2021

Decision:

Removal of the temporary one hour parking concession on the High Street, Northallerton and Market place, Knaresborough.

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


26/03/2021 - Community Transport Funding ref: 237    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 12/04/2021

Effective from: 26/03/2021

Decision:

Approval of Capital Grants for Community Transport providers:

Age UK North Craven
Dial-a-Ride Scarborough & District
Hambleton Community Action
Nidderdale Plus Partnership
Ryedale Community Transport

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


06/12/2020 - *Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Extension of Targeted Healthy Child Services Contract ref: 236    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 06/12/2020

Decision:

To extend the contract for the Targeted Healthy Child Service for 5 months.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


13/11/2019 - *Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Acceptance of funding – Warm Homes Fund ref: 235    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Public Health, Prevention and Supported Housing, including Sustainability and Transformation Plans

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 13/11/2019

Decision:

Approval has been given to accept grant funding from the Warm Homes Fund totalling £1m.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


26/09/2019 - *Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Submission for grant funding - Warm Homes Fund ref: 234    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Public Health, Prevention and Supported Housing, including Sustainability and Transformation Plans

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 26/09/2019

Decision:

Approval has been given for the submission of an application for grant funding for monies from the Warm Homes Fund.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


13/09/2019 - *Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Recommissioning of accommodation for people with mental health issues ref: 233    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Health and Integration (HAS)

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 13/09/2019

Decision:

To re-commission mental health supported housing provision.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


05/07/2019 - *Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Rough Sleeping Grant: Testing Community Based Models of Access to Health Services ref: 232    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Strategic Resources

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

To support Tees Esk and Wear Valley (TEWV) Mental Health Trust apply for grant funding for a post employed through TEWV and operationally managed within the Community Impact Team by Scarborough Borough Council to support individuals who are at risk or currently homeless with enduring mental health and substance related issues.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


10/06/2019 - *Re-published: Call-in no longer applies* Contract Award for the provision of the Newburn House and Outreach Service ref: 231    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Commissioning and Quality (HAS)

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 10/06/2019

Decision:

The contract for the provision of the Newburn House and Outreach Service has been awarded to Humankind Charity following a procurement process.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


14/06/2019 - *Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Joint Commissioning of Domestic Abuse Refuge and Accommodation based support services across North Yorkshire and York ref: 230    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 14/06/2019

Decision:

To proceed with joint commissioning the domestic abuse refuge provision across North Yorkshire and York.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


14/05/2019 - *Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Homelessness Prevention Direct Award ref: 229    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 14/05/2019

Decision:

To approve the direct award to the collaboration of the district borough councils to provide a homelessness prevention service for vulnerable people.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


14/05/2019 - *Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Charges in relation to transport provision and personal contributions to care costs ref: 228    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 14/05/2019

Decision:

To approve changes to charges for transport and personal contributions to care costs to take effect 2019/20, noting that full implementation of those changes will not take place until April 2021. This is detailed in Appendix A of the report to HAS Executive.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


30/04/2019 - *Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Submission for grant funding - Childhood Obesity Trailblazer Programme North Yorkshire School Zone Programme ref: 227    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Public Health, Prevention and Supported Housing, including Sustainability and Transformation Plans

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 30/04/2019

Decision:

Approval has been given for the submission of an application for grant funding for £75,000 per annum for 3 years for the Childhood Obesity Trailblazer Programme – North Yorkshire Schools Zone Programme.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


29/03/2019 - * Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Fees and charges for in-house and community care services 2019/20 ref: 226    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 29/03/2019

Decision:

Approved new increase fees and charges as outlined in tables 1 and 2 for in-house community care services, plus meals, transport and laundry services for 2019/20 effective from 9 April 2019.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


29/03/2019 - * Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Fee uplift for domiciliary care and community-based services for 2019/20 ref: 225    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 29/03/2019

Decision:

Note the fee increases to care homes, based on the formula agreed by the Executive Member in 2016. This applies to placements between 2017 and 2021.
Based on the formula agreed the fee uplifts for residential and nursing care homes have been agreed as follows:
Residential: £556.78
Nursing: £550.41
An hourly rate increase for domiciliary care providers of 80p per hour.
A 3.73% increase for community-based services.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


29/03/2019 - *Re-published: call-in no longer applies*Commissioning of a Sexual Health Service Provision ref: 224    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Public Health for North Yorkshire

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 29/03/2019

Decision:

Following consultation with the relevant Executive Member, the Director of Public Health agreed to the commissioning of a sexual health service provision from the 1 April 2020 and approved to spend money allocated from the ring fenced public health grant.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


06/03/2019 - *Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Commencement of procurement for the Newburn House and Outreach Service ref: 223    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Acting Corporate Directorate of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 09/04/2021

Effective from: 14/03/2019

Decision:

At the Health and Adult Services Leadership Team meeting on the 6th March 2019, the Acting Corporate Director Health and Adult Services approved the commencement of the procurement of the Newburn House and Outreach Service.
The new service is due to commence on the 1st October 2019.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


08/04/2021 - Bid for funding under Section 31 Grant - Substance Misuse Inpatient Detox (LA Consortium) ref: 222    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Public Health, Prevention and Supported Housing, including Sustainability and Transformation Plans

Decision published: 08/04/2021

Effective from: 08/04/2021

Decision:

Approval for the submission of an application to Public Health England for a Section 31 Local Authority grant to expand and strengthen inpatient detoxification provision in 2021/22.

Lead officer: Dawn Day


07/04/2021 - AWRP Technical and Planning Advisor further competition ref: 221    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Transport and Environment, Waste and Countryside Services

Decision published: 07/04/2021

Effective from: 07/04/2021

Decision:

Following a further competition procurement through CCS Framework RM3745, the decision has been taken to award the AWRP Technical and Planning Advisor contract to the successful tenderer.
The initial contract duration is 3 years, with two possible 1 year extensions available (total 5 years).

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/01/2019 - *Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Write off of two outstanding debts ref: 220    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 07/04/2021

Effective from: 11/01/2019

Decision:

Following consultation with the relevant Executive Members, the Corporate Director Health and Adult Services recommends to the Corporate Director for Strategic Resources to write off two outstanding debts at a total amount of £29,078.58.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


26/03/2021 - Procurement of the Careers Advice Service Contract ref: 219    Recommendations Approved

To approve proceeding with the procurement of the Creers Advice service contract

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 06/04/2021

Effective from: 15/04/2021

Decision:

The Authority carry out an Open Procurement process
under the Light-Touch Regime for the re-tendering of the York and North Yorkshire Local
Enterprise Partnership (YNY LEP) – Careers Enterprise Contract.

Lead officer: Alison Dickinson, Jude Knight


26/03/2021 - Funding approval to Nidderdale AONB for landscape works relating to construction of A59 Kex Gill Diversion ref: 217    Recommendations Approved

To seek funding approval to Nidderdale AONB for implementing and maintaining landscape works in connection with a Section 111 Agreement

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 15/04/2021

Decision:

To approve the funding contribution of £593,619 for Off-Site Measures Fund to the Nidderdale AONB for implementing and maintaining landscape works in connection with the A59 Kex Gill Diversion scheme through a Section 111 agreement

Lead officer: Mark Hugill


26/03/2021 - Transforming Cities Fund Delivery Contract ref: 216    Recommendations Approved

Agreement to commence procurement exercise to deliver the Transforming Cities Fund Programme

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 15/04/2021

Decision:

That the Corporate Director, BES, in consultation with the BES Executive Members, approves that the Council procures contractors for the delivery of the Transforming Cities Fund schemes

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


26/03/2021 - DfT/OZEV EV Charge Point Consumer Consultation Response ref: 215    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 26/03/2021

Decision:

To submit the response as detailed in the report to the DfT / OZEV EV charge point consultation.

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


26/03/2021 - Highways Capital Programme 2021-2022 ref: 214    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 26/03/2021

Decision:

To approve the proposed changes to the 2021/22 programme with the exception of the proposed scheme on Bogs Lane in Starbeck, which will now be retained for delivery in 2021/22.

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


26/03/2021 - Highways Capital Programme 2020/21 ref: 213    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 26/03/2021

Decision:

To agree the additional scheme into the 2020/21 programme:
•Broxa Lane, Hackness
And the following schemes to be added to the 2021/22 Highways Capital Programme:
• Lowna Road, Gillamoor
• Swang Road, Suffield

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


02/03/2018 - *Republished: call in no longer applies* Wellbeing and Prevention services review ref: 212    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 02/03/2018

Decision:

To approve the future proposed commissioning model for delivery of wellbeing and prevention services through locality based hubs, with the available funding allocated on a population and needs basis.

Lead officer: Democratic Services


31/03/2021 - Extension of Contracts for Healthy Child Programme 0-5 Year Olds and Healthy Child Programme 5-19 Year Olds ref: 208    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 31/03/2021

Decision:

To extend the contract for Healthy Child Programme 0-5 Year Olds and Healthy Child Programme 5-19 Year Olds with Harrogate and District Foundation Trust for a period of three months commencing 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021.

Lead officer: Dawn Day


10/01/2020 - *re-published: call-in no longer applies* Re-procurement of Offender’s Housing Related Support and Substance Misuse Supported Housing provision ref: 211    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 10/01/2020

Decision:

To re-procure the offenders and substance misuse supported housing contract.

Lead officer: Democratic Services


25/09/2020 - *Republished: Call-in no longer applies* Proposed change to the winter service operational procedures ref: 209    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 25/09/2020

Decision:

Reductions to the minimum salt spreading rates in our operational procedures when
implementing the winter service policy (agreed on 21 August 2020):
a) the Winter Service Plan and Decision Matrix are duly altered to reflect these changes
both now and, if appropriate, before the commencement of the 2021/22 winter season
b) the section of the Winter Service policy document entitled “Snowploughing” is amended
as detailed in section 3.7 of the report.

Lead officer: Tom Wills


26/03/2021 - Acceptance of DfT Bikeability Grant for 2021-22 ref: 218    Recommendations Approved

To accept DfT Bikeability grant of £168,165 for 2021-22

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Access

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 10/04/2021

Decision:

Executive Member for Access authorised the Corporate Director, Strategic Resources to accept the Department for Transport grant of £168,165, for 3637 training places for 2021/22

Lead officer: Fiona Ancell


23/03/2021 - Revised Plan for Economic Growth ref: 199    Recommendations Approved

To approve the revised NYCC plan for Economic Growth

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 23/03/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 27/03/2021

Effective from: 01/04/2021

Decision:

County Councillor Andrew Lee introduced the revised Plan for Economic Growth.  He confirmed the revised Plan would replace the previous Plan approved in 2018.  He drew attention to the list of the Council’s successes since that time as highlighted in the revised Plan

 

County Councillor Andrew Lee also confirmed the revised Plan introduced some new themes alongside the traditional economic drivers, which included attracting new businesses and investment.  It also picked up on the ‘Living Well’ theme, aimed at ensuring young people in particular had the skills they needed to play a full part in society and the local economy.

 

The ongoing work with the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) was noted, together with the opportunities to develop new economic activity linked to the low carbon economy which reflected the Council’s ambition to becoming net carbon zero by 2030.

 

County Councillor Andrew Lee reiterated the Council’s commitment to supporting businesses as they emerged from the pandemic, which included seeking investment from Government funding programmes such as the Levelling Up Fund.

 

Matt O’Neill, Assistant Director for Growth, Planning and Trading Standards confirmed that the LEP, District Councils had been consulted, and that the revised Plan had been informed by feedback from the Transport & Economy Overview & Scrutiny Committee.

 

County Councillor Don Mackenzie drew attention to two significant schemes in the A59 corridor not listed in the report that had been supported by the LEP i.e. the £10m investment to improve train services between York & Harrogate, and the ongoing extensive improvement works to Junction 47 of the A1M, to cater for large scale commercial and housing development along the A59 corridor.

 

County Councillor Paul Haslem drew attention to the significant work of the Council to reduce its carbon footprint and questioned why it was not reflected in the Climate Change Impact Assessment attached to the report, which showed as neutral. He also suggested carbon footprint should be a key performance indicator for the Council.

 

County Councillor Don Mackenzie highlighted the carbon reduction benefits associated with home working, and the commencement of consultation on a number of Active Travel Fund Schemes across the county, aimed at improving facilities for walking and cycling and reducing the space for motor vehicles.

 

All members voted in favour of the recommendations in the report, and it was

 

Resolved – That the revised Plan for Economic Growth be approved.

Lead officer: Mak Kibblewhite


23/03/2021 - Collaboration Agreement - Shared Waste Arrangements with City of York Council ref: 201    Recommendations Approved

To agree to enter into a collaboration agreement for a shared waste arrangement with City of York Council

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 23/03/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 27/03/2021

Effective from: 01/04/2021

Decision:

County Councillor Andrew Lee introduced the report seeking approval to update the Joint Waste Management Agreement with City of York Council.  He provided an overview of the background to the current agreement and confirmed the collaboration with York brought together the long-term management for waste with AWRP, AmeyCespa and Yorwaste.

 

It was noted that every year the County Council charged York for the services it provided, and that the charge going forward would be increasing to an annual fee of £200k.

 

All members voted in favour of the recommendations in the report, and it was

 

Resolved – That:

 

i)     The County Council enter into the ‘Collaboration Agreement. Relating to: Shared Waste Arrangements’ with City of York Council.

 

ii)    The Corporate Director for Business and Environmental Services in consultation with Assistant Chief Executive (Legal and Democratic Services), be delegated to take such steps as are necessary to complete the agreement.

 

 

 

Lead officer: Peter Jeffreys


23/03/2021 - Scrutiny Review Final Report - Single Use Plastics ref: 198    Recommendations Approved

To present the findings and recommendations araising from the scrutiny review undertaken by the Transport, Economy and Environment Overview & Scrutiy Committee on its review of ways to reduce single-use plastics usage by the County Council, its suppliers and amongst residents.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 23/03/2021 - Executive

Decision published: 27/03/2021

Effective from: 23/03/2021

Decision:

County Councillor David Goode introduced the report, and thanked all those who gave evidence in support of the review, the officers who supported the review and the members of the Task & Finish Group.

 

He acknowledged that climate change was a critical global problem affecting many of the Council’s services.  He suggested that the adoption of a revised Single Use Plastic programme as part of the Council’s comprehensive carbon reduction strategy would provide the Council with another opportunity to demonstrate its commitment and leadership in carbon reduction.

 

It was noted that the aim of the review had been to identify additional ways in which the County Council could reduce its use and reliance on singe use plastic, and what more it could do to influence behavioural change within the organisation, and to work in partnership with others to do the same. 

 

It was recognised that the Covid-19 had led to an unavoidable increase in the use of single use plastic but it was not expected to continue once the pandemic had passed, and should not delay action from being taken.

 

County Councillor David Goode went on to provide an overview of the work undertaken as part of the review and drew attention to the best practice progress made by other Councils and the progress made in the County Council’s procurement activities.  Finally, he drew attention to the conclusions and recommendations in the Review final report.

 

County Councillor Carl Les gave his thanks for the work on the review and for the presentation of a comprehensive report to the Executive.

 

Those thanks were reiterated by County Councillor Andrew Lee, who acknowledged the efforts and thoughts that had gone into the work.  He agreed to identify the best strategy to enable implementation of all of the 16 inventions recommended in the Review final report, and gave assurance that it would be possible to implement some of them in the next 12 months.  Finally he offered to provide updates on the implementation.

 

All members voted in favour of the recommendations in the report, and it was

 

Resolved – That:

 

i)     The findings of the Review be noted

 

ii)    The Executive Member for Open to Business take forward the recommendations in the Review final report.

 

Lead officer: Jonathan Spencer