Decisions

Decisions published

15/08/2019 - Replacement of the Mayor's Vehicle ref: 4547    Recommendations Approved

To ensure that an appropriate vehicle is procured, that is of suitable specification, to be utilised for civic engagements and transportation of the Mayor/Deputy Mayor

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 15/08/2019

Effective from: 21/08/2019

Decision:

To ensure that an appropriate vehicle is procured, that is of suitable specification, to be utilised for civic engagements and transportation of the Mayor/Deputy Mayor

Lead officer: Philip McCourt


13/08/2019 - LED PHASE 2 PROJECT – CONTRACT AWARD AND APPOINTMENT OF SPECIALIST ADVISORS TO PROVIDE PROJECT MANAGEMENT SUPPORT ref: 4546    Recommendations Approved

Further to the report to Cabinet on 16th July 2018 that gained approval for the funding and procurement strategy to deliver the LED Phase 2 Street Lighting project (Minute 9 refers), this report seeks approval to award the construction contract to the preferred tenderer as well as approval to appoint professional advisors to provide project management support.

In the absence of a Cabinet meeting during August and bearing in mind the urgent timescale for progressing with this contract award, it is proposed that this decision is made by the Leader of the Council.

The LED Phase 2 Street Lighting project directly supports the Wirral Plan Pledge to ‘deliver transport and technology infrastructure fit for the future’ and is a Key Decision affecting all Wards on the Forward Plan.

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 13/08/2019

Effective from: 21/08/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: That

 

(i)  the award of the LED Phase 2 construction contract in the tender sum of £9,290,896.23to SSE Enterprise who scored 95.43% of the tender evaluation matrix as set out in section 4.0 be approved; and

 

(ii)  the appointment of advisors, subject to completion of Contract Procedure Rules, to provide project management support up to a value of £370,000 as set out in section 5.0 be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Smith


08/08/2019 - Early Childhood Service Charging Policy ref: 4544    Recommendations Approved

The report of the Corporate Director for Children’s Services sought approval to proposals for applying charges to some services within the Early Childhood Service.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Children, Families and Education

Decision published: 08/08/2019

Effective from: 16/08/2019

Decision:

Resolved – That the proposal for applying charges through a charging policy framework be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Colleen Halpin, Elizabeth Hartley


07/08/2019 - Disposal of Land Adjacent 1 Yew Way, Moreton ref: 4543    Recommendations Approved

The report of the Assistant Chief Executive seeks authority to declare surplus to requirements and dispose of land adjacent 1 Yew Way, Moreton to the adjoining homeowner.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Finance & Resources

Decision published: 07/08/2019

Effective from: 15/08/2019

Decision:

Resolved - That the land adjacent to 1 Yew Way, Moreton be declared surplus to requirements and the Corporate Director of Delivery Services / Assistant Chief Executive be authorised to complete its disposal to the adjacent homeowner in the sum of £10,000 plus the Council’s legal and surveyor’s fees.

Wards affected: Leasowe and Moreton East;


07/08/2019 - Sale to a Registered Provider of Site of Former Lyndale School ref: 4542    Recommendations Approved

The report of the Assistant Chief Executive seeks approval to the sale of the site of the former Lyndale School, Eastham.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Finance & Resources

Decision published: 07/08/2019

Effective from: 15/08/2019

Decision:

Resolved - That the site of the former Lyndale School be declared surplus to the Council’s requirements and the Corporate Director of Delivery Services / Assistant Chief Executive be authorised to agree a sale of the site to Torus for £625,000 plus a contribution towards the Council’s fees of £1,250.

Wards affected: Eastham;


05/08/2019 - Acceptance of Tender and Award of Contract - KRN A41 Corridor Improvement Works ref: 4541    Recommendations Approved

This report of the Acting Director for Delivery Services recommends acceptance of a tender and award of a contract for the construction of transport infrastructure improvement works on the Liverpool City Region (LCR) Key Route Network (KRN), A41 corridor, between Port Sunlight and Birkenhead.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Finance & Resources

Decision published: 05/08/2019

Effective from: 13/08/2019

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)  That the tender for the KRN A41 Corridor Improvements, submitted by A E Yates Ltd to Wirral Council on 15 July 2019, be accepted.

 

(2)  That the award of the contract to A E Yates Ltd, in the sum of £2,620,864.47, be approved, subject to contract.

Wards affected: Birkenhead and Tranmere; Bromborough; Rock Ferry;


05/08/2019 - Coastal Revival Fund ref: 4540    Recommendations Approved

The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) have stated that the Coastal Revival Fund (CRF) can only be paid to local authorities listed in Section 33 of the Local Government Act 2003. In cases where local partnerships are leading a CRF project, the funding is paid to the relevant local authority who will act as ‘Accountable Body’. Therefore, to access the CRF, Hoylake Village Life CIC require the Council to act as the accountable body and release the funding to them, to enable ‘The Beacon Arts Village’ project to commence.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Culture and Tourism

Decision published: 05/08/2019

Effective from: 13/08/2019

Decision:

Approval be given for:

 

1.  Wirral Borough Council to act as the accountable body for the Coastal Revival Fund (CRF)

 

2.  That delegated authority be given to the Director of Change & Organisational Design to make arrangements for the delivery of the responsibilities of the Accountable Body; and

 

3.  The release of £37.5k of funding to Hoylake Village Life CIC, to progress ‘The Beacon Arts Village’ project, subject to a grant agreement in accordance with the grant application and terms imposed by MHCLG.

 

Lead officer: Lucy Barrow