Agenda and decisions

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Contact: Rachel Wilson  Democratic Services Officer

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Councillors' Interests

3.

Announcements by the Leader, Executive Councillors and Executive Directors

4.

Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive held on 7 September 2021 pdf icon PDF 399 KB

5.

Invitation to join a working group on a Geological Disposal Facility in eastern Lincolnshire pdf icon PDF 903 KB

(To receive a report by the Executive Director – Place, which seeks approval for acceptance of the invitation from Radioactive Waste Management to join a working group to explore the potential for a geological disposal facility in eastern Lincolnshire)

Decision:

1.    That the invitation from Radioactive Waste Management for the Council to join a Working Group to explore the potential for a Geological Disposal Facility in eastern Lincolnshire be accepted;

 

2.    That the Council take up membership of any subsequent Community Partnership that may be formed;

 

3.    That Councillor M J Hill OBE, Leader of the Council, represent the Council on the Working Group and, if it is formed, the Community Partnership.

6.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Technical Response Unit Refresh pdf icon PDF 1 MB

(To receive a report on behalf of the Chief Fire Officer which seeks approval for the proposed changes and investment to Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service)

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.    That the operational changes specified in Table 1 of the report be approved;

 

2.    That the capital scheme business case for the expenditure of the capital budget of £1.218m on replacement vehicles, equipment and other assets in accordance with the Technical Response Units Capital Plan at Appendix J to the report, be approved;

 

3.    That the carrying out of a procurement to secure the replacement vehicles, equipment and other assets as described in the Technical Response Units Capital Plan as Appendix J to the report, be approved;

 

4.    That authority be delegated to the Chief Fire Officer, in consultation with the Executive Councillor Fire and Rescue and Cultural Services, to take all decisions and detailed steps necessary to give effect to the above decisions.

7.

Lincolnshire Enhanced Partnership Scheme & Bus Service Improvement Plan pdf icon PDF 852 KB

(To receive a report by the Executive Director – Place which seeks approval for the preparation and publication of a Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) for Lincolnshire)

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

1.    That the preparation and publication of a Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) for Lincolnshire be approved.

 

2.    That the themes and schemes proposed in the Report as the basis for the preparation of the Bus Service Improvement Plan for Lincolnshire be approved.

 

3.    That authority to determine the final form and approve the submission of the BSIP for Lincolnshire be delegated to the Executive Councillor for Highways, Transport and IT.

 

4.    That the indicative timetable for the making of an Enhanced Partnership Plan and Scheme as set out at Appendix A to the report, be noted.

 

5.    In respect of the statutory process under the Transport Act (2000) ("the Act") for making an Enhanced Partnership and Scheme, authority be delegated to the Executive Director – Place, in consultation with the Executive Councillor for Highways, Transport and IT, to:

 

·         Determine the final form of the draft proposed statutory Plan and Scheme;

 

·         Approve the giving of notice of the proposed statutory Plan and Scheme to operators of qualifying local services in accordance with section 138F(1)(c) of the Act;

 

·         Determine whether a sufficient number of operators of qualifying local services have objected to the Plan or Scheme for the purposes of section 138F(5) of the Act and the Enhanced Partnership Plans and Schemes (Objections) Regulations 2018; and

 

·         Approve the giving of notice under section 138F(1)(d) and the content and process for the carrying out of statutory consultation under section 138F(6) of the Act.

8.

Report by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman pdf icon PDF 863 KB

(To receive a report by the Executive Director – Adult Care and Community Wellbeing and the Monitoring Officer which asks the Executive to consider and accept the report published by the Ombudsman on 6 July 2021)

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.    That the report published by the Ombudsman on 6 July 2021, and attached at Appendix A to the report, be received and considered.

 

2.    That the actions already taken to address the concerns set out in the Ombudsman's at Appendix A of the report, be noted and affirmed.

 

3.    That the first two recommendations of the Ombudsman as set out in paragraph 70 of the Ombudsman's report at Appendix A, be accepted.

 

4.    That the requirement for the Council to act with all possible urgency to move from a net to a gross payment arrangement consistent with properly managing the risks of the change for the Council, providers and service users, be accepted.

 

5.    That the actions taken both in respect of practice changes already implemented and the significant actions and change in systems being implemented to bring about the changes required to its payment mechanism be noted, confirmed and approved.  That the work outstanding, and the assurance that this will be actioned with all possible urgency, be noted.

 

 
 
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