Decisions

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Decisions published

23/02/2021 - Appointment of Corporate Director (Children) - Care and Protection ref: 522    For Determination

Decision Maker: Dorset Council - Staffing Committee

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Dorset Council - Staffing Committee

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

The Chairman referred to the recent internal interviewing process for the appointment to the post of Corporate Director (Children) – Care and Protection.

 

As a member of the cross-party interviewing panel, the Chairman proposed that Sara-Jane Smedmor be appointed to the post.  This was seconded by Cllr S Jones.

 

Decision

 

That Sarah-Jane Smedmor be appointed to the permanent position of Corporate Director (Children) – Care and Protection.

 

Reason for decision

As required by the Dorset Council constitution, the role of Executive Director People – Children required the approval of the Staffing Committee.

 


17/12/2020 - Revision to agreement for sale of land at Roman Road / Spa Road, Weymouth ref: 521    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Officer Delegated Decision

Decision published: 12/02/2021

Effective from: 17/12/2020

Decision:

A revision to the Option agreement for the sale of the land at Roman Road / Spa Road, Weymouth, involving term.

Wards affected: Radipole;

Lead officer: Ben Lancaster


03/12/2020 - Sale of land to the rear of Marsh Road Garage ref: 520    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Officer Delegated Decision

Decision published: 12/02/2021

Effective from: 03/12/2020

Decision:

The sale of a parcel of land to the rear of Marsh Road Garage, Marsh Weymouth. Delegation is detailed within the Scheme of Delegation in the Council’s Constitution.

 

Wards affected: Westham;

Lead officer: Ben Lancaster


10/02/2021 - Direct award contracts for the provision of Asymptomatic Community Testing ref: 519    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Officer Delegated Decision

Decision published: 11/02/2021

Effective from: 10/02/2021

Decision:

To direct award contracts for the provision of Asymptomatic Community Testing in accordance with the Council’s Scheme of Delegation item 32 for Chief Executive to take all actions considered necessary under extreme emergency and Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR15) 32 “Use of negotiated procedure without prior publication”, where a state of an urgency (emergency) can be substantiated by the contracting authority.

 

Cllr. Spencer Flower (Leader) and Cllr. Laura Miller have been consulted (by email).

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matt Prosser


26/01/2021 - Variation to the Lease of The Brunswick, 9 Brunswick Terrace, Weymouth ref: 518    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Officer Delegated Decision

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 26/01/2021

Decision:

Decision related to the following address: The Brunswick, 9 Brunswick Terrace, Weymouth, DT4 7RW.

 

1.    As the freeholder/landlord, Dorset Council agrees a variation to the Lease so that the tenant undertakes external repairs.  This replaces the previous arrangement that the landlord undertakes works and invoices the tenant after completion.

 

2.    The Licence for Alterations is to confirm Dorset Council’s agreement to the tenant making internal alterations to improve the internal layout to the rear part of the property, for which the tenant has obtained planning permission and building regulations consent.

 

Wards affected: Melcombe Regis;

Lead officer: Ben Lancaster


08/02/2021 - Lease of Flat 23, Swallow Court, Weymouth ref: 517    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Officer Delegated Decision

Decision published: 10/02/2021

Effective from: 08/02/2021

Decision:

To lease Flat 23, Swallow Court, 77 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, DT4 0AQ under the direct leasing scheme for homeless households.

 

Wards affected: Westham;

Lead officer: Sarah How