Cabinet Decisions

Cabinet Decisions

29/04/2021 - The Future of East Kent HR (EKHR) ref: 5055    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

The report sets out proposals to disband the East Kent HR Service (EKHR) and take HR services in house with effect from 1 September 2021. It sets out the rationale for the decision, the proposed processes and relevant recommendations. If the decision is to disband EKHR, the report recommends delegating authority to the Interim Head of Shared Services, in consultation with the Chief Executive and Leader. It should be noted that the Leader and Deputy Leader, together with the Leaders and Deputy Leaders of Canterbury City Council and Dover District Council, sit as the East Kent Shared Services Committee.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 29/04/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/05/2021

Effective from: 12/05/2021

Decision:

That Cabinet agreed:

 

1. That EKHR should be disbanded and that the HR service returns in house;

 

2. That authority is delegated to the Interim Head of Shared Services, in consultation with the Chief Executive and Leader, to carry out all necessary processes to give effect to the decision;

 

3. That authority is given to the Interim Head of Shared Services to sign off and enter into any agreements necessary to give effect to the decision. This includes, but is not limited to, novation of contracts between any of the three Councils and any third parties.

 


29/04/2021 - Procurement of Works at Royal Crescent, Ramsgate ref: 5054    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Cabinet considered a report recommending that the council enter into a new contract for works to two buildings within its housing stock, subject to the approval of the required budget by full council.

 

The proposed works are a 3 phase programme of structural works and passive fire works at 4-15 and 19-23 Royal Crescent, Ramsgate.

 

The value of the estimated value of the contract is detailed in the report and exceeds £250,000.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 29/04/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/05/2021

Effective from: 12/05/2021

Decision:

Cabinet agreed the following:

 

1. The letting of the contract for the structural works and passive fire safety works at Royal Crescent, Ramsgate, as detailed in this report, subject to the approval of the required budget by full council;

 

2. The slippage of £800k from the current 2020/21 HRA capital programme against expenditure on this project during the financial year 2021/22;

 

3. Recommending to full council that the additional budget requirement of £1.978m be allocated to the HRA capital programme, from the HRA Major Repairs Reserve for the financial years 2022/23 and 2023/24;

 

4.  The proposed options for the recharging of apportioned costs to leaseholders, as set out in section 6 of the cabinet report.

 

Lead officer: Bob Porter