Decisions

Decisions published

23/02/2021 - Questions from County Councillors ref: 8642    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

See attached index.


23/02/2021 - Minutes ref: 8640    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

Agreed.


23/02/2021 - Declarations of Interest ref: 8639    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

None.


23/02/2021 - Apologies for Absence ref: 8638    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

None.


23/02/2021 - Recommissioning of Adult Homeless Pathway ref: 8637    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To inform Cabinet that we are going out to the market to recommission services to support people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness including rough sleepers.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 04/03/2021

Decision:

Recommendations agreed.

Lead officer: Sarah Roberts


23/02/2021 - Workforce Report and Staffing Data - Quarter 3 - October-December 2020 ref: 8636    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Quarterly staffing report providing details of key people numbers and analysis of main changes since the previous report.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 04/03/2021

Decision:

Recommendations agreed.

Lead officer: Sarah Currell


23/02/2021 - Business Management & Monitoring Report - December 2020 ref: 8635    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To note and seek agreement of the report.

 

Joint Responsibility: Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Finance.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 04/03/2021

Decision:

Recommendations agreed.

Lead officer: Hannah Doney, Louise Tustian


23/02/2021 - Forward Plan and Future Business ref: 8643    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

Noted.

 


23/02/2021 - Petitions and Public Address ref: 8641    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

Item 6 – Councillor Liz Brighouse

Councillor Glynis Phillips

 

Item 7 – Councillor Emma Turnbull

 

Item 8 – Councillor Sobia Afridi

 


09/02/2021 - Budget And Business Planning 2021/22 - 2025/26 - Corporate Plan ref: 8630    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - County Council

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

 

Before the Council was the report and annexes, an Addenda setting out the changes to the Cabinet’s proposed revenue budget for 2021/22 and Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) to 2025/26 arising from information received after the publication of Council papers on 1 February 2021; the Labour Group’s  Amendment; the Leader of the Council’s Overview and the Schedule of Business.

 

Having heard the proposal, with the consent of Council, Councillor Hudspeth accepted the Amendment from the Labour Group as shown below:

 

The Council is RECOMMENDED (in respect of the budget and medium term financial strategy – at Section 4)to approve a budget for 2021/22 set out in Section 4.4 and a medium term financial strategy for 2021/22 – 2025/26 set out in Section 4.1 as amended in Labour Group Annex 1 (below)

 

The motion as amended was carried by 48 votes to 15.

 

RESOLVED: to:

 

(a)           approve the Corporate Plan as set out in Section 2;

 

(b)           have regard to the statutory report of the Director of Finance (at Section 3) in approving recommendations c to e below;

 

(c)           (in respect of the budget and medium term financial strategy – at Section 4) approve:

(1)    the council tax and precept calculations for 2021/22 set out in Section 4.3 and in particular:

(i)                a precept of £407,954,238.76;

(ii)              a council tax for band D equivalent properties of £1,573.11;

(2)              a budget for 2021/22 as set out in Section 4.4;

(3)              a medium term financial strategy for 2021/22 to 2025/26 as set out in Section 4.1 (which incorporates changes to the existing medium term financial strategy as set out in Section 4.2);

(4)              the Financial Strategy for 2021/22 at Section 4.5;

(5)              the Earmarked Reserves and General Balances Policy Statement 2021/22 at Section 4.6 including:

(i)            the Chief Finance Officer’s recommended level of General Balances for 2021/22 (Section 4.6), and

(ii)              the planned level of Earmarked Reserves for 2021/22 to 2025/26 (Section 4.6)

(d)           (in respect of capital – at Section 5) approve:

(1)           the Capital & Investment Strategy for 2021/22 to 2030/31 including the Prudential Indicators and Minimum Revenue Provision Methodology Statement as set out in Section 5.1;

(2)           a Capital Programme for 2021/22 to 2030/31 as set out in Section 5.5 which includes new capital proposals set out in Section 5.6 and the Property Strategy set out in Section 5.4; and

(3)           the Investment Strategy for 2021/22 set out in Section 5.3.

(e)           (in respect of treasury management) approve:

(1)           the Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy for 2021/22 at Section 5.2 including the Treasury Management Prudential Indicators and the Specified Investment and Non-Specified Investment Instruments.

(2)           that any further changes required to the 2021/22 strategy be delegated to the Chief Finance Officer in consultation with the Leader of the Council and the Cabinet Member for Finance.

(f)         to approve a budget for 2021/22 set out in Section 4.4 and a medium term financial strategy for 2021/22 – 2025/26 set out in Section 4.1 as amended in Labour Group Annex 1 (below)

 


09/02/2021 - Pay Policy Statement - Report of the Remuneration Committee ref: 8628    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - County Council

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

Recommendations Agreed (nem con).


09/02/2021 - Petitions and Public Address ref: 8627    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - County Council

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

Council received the following Petiton and Public Address:

 

Petition

 

A Petition from Ms Jean Conway on behalf of Campaign 20’s Plenty for Oxfordshire requesting clarification on how 20mph would be facilitated and rolled out across the county.

 

Public Address

 

Mr Chris Hancock, Appleford-on-Thames Parish Council regarding the relief road from Didcot to Clifton Hampden.

 


09/02/2021 - Appointments ref: 8626    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - County Council

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

There were none.


09/02/2021 - Official Communications ref: 8625    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - County Council

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

Council welcomed Anita Bradley, newly appointed Director for Law & Governance & Monitoring Officer.

 

Council paid tribute and held a minute’s silence in memory of former County Councillor and Honorary Alderman Margaret Ferriman.

 

Council expressed its gratitude to staff for their dedication, professionalism and commitment in the face of difficulties during the pandemic.   Special thanks was given to the firefighters, emergency planners, highways staff, social care teams and many others have had to respond to the flooding while continuing to manage the local response to the pandemic and their business as usual duties.


09/02/2021 - Declarations of Interest - see guidance note ref: 8629    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - County Council

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

Councillor Laura Price declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 8, by virtue of her position as Chief Executive at Oxfordshire Community & Voluntary Action (OCVA).

 

Councillor Jenny Hannaby declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 8, by virtue of her position as trustee of a local Nursing home in Wantage.


09/02/2021 - Apologies for Absence ref: 8624    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 09/02/2021 - County Council

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 09/02/2021

Decision:

There were none.