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Loan to Council Property Company10-10-2017A loan is required to support a part of the ADL/ACL housing development pipeline in line with the December 2015 Cabinet decision.
Draft Parking Strategy engagement methodology 31-08-2017Draft Parking Strategy engagement methodology
Environmental Permitting fees and charges 2017/1808-08-2017In March 2017 DEFRA consulted on a proposed 4.5% increase to the above fees and charges. This has now been confirmed by Ministers.
Removal of credit card charges31-07-2017Review of new Government guidelines regarding charges for credit card transactions
Bikeability Costings24-07-2017Bikeability is a National cycle training programme. It’s about gaining practical skills and understanding how to cycle on today’s roads. Bikeability gives everyone the skills and confidence for all kinds of cycling. There are three Bikeability levels, each designed to improve cycling skills, no matter what is known already. Levels 1, 2 and 3 take trainees from the basics of balance and control, all the way to planning and making an independent journey on busier roads
24-07-2017In accordance with the Local Government Finance Act 1988 and subsequent Administration and Enforcement Regulations, the Council has the power to enforce recovery action against Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rating payers who default against their payment arrangements. In order to do this, the Council is required under Section 223 of the Local Government Finance Act 1972 to authorise the relevant officers. Following a change of personnel within Revenues and Benefits Service, these authorisations need to be updated.
LGPS Pooling of Investment Assets12-07-2017Sealing of the Shareholders' Agreement for Brunel Pensions Partnership. Avon Pension Fund is participating in Brunel Pension Partnership in order to pool its assets in accordance with legislation. This requires the pool to establish a company to manage the pooled assets that is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority. The Council will be a shareholder in the company, in equal proportion to the other shareholders in the pool.
Home Energy Management Systen pilot11-07-2017Proposed pilot of the Home Energy Management System (HEMS), a new product designed to enable householders to make significant energy cost savings and reduce carbon emissions, via B&NES Energy at Home scheme, to test marketing approaches and resident up-take potential during 2017/18.
Funding for 23 Affordable homes at Somerdale07-07-2017Use of under spend of affordable housing funding for Bath Western Riverside to deliver 23 extra affordable homes at Somerdale, Keynsham
Allotment rules & guidance - update 201723-06-2017The Allotment rules and guidance have been updated for 2017.
Licensing charges for markets in B&NES20-06-2017Licensing fees have been charged at a reduced rate for the Bath Christmas Market for the whole period that the market has been operating. In recent months a number of other market providers have approached the authority with the intention of trading in the B&NES area. The issue is whether or not other markets should receive a similar reduction to the authority's standard charges bearing in mind the Licensing function is required to be cost neutral.
Affordable Housing Formula in the Obligations SPD18-05-2017Approval of the commuted sum formula for off-site affordable housing contribution
Capital Funding for Assistive Technology 11-05-2017Approval of £46,800 of Department of Health Capital funding to deliver packages of assistive technology to people with Learning Disabilities.
ADL Development of Riverside Keynsham - Approval11-04-2017Delegated decision re ADL residential development of former offices at Riverside Keynsham. This development will sit alongside the leisure development which has been separately approved.
Council Investment by way of Loan11-04-2017ADL being he Council's wholly owned property company requires finance from he Council at commercial rates. The approval of loans was delegated under the Cabinet decision dated December 2015 when ADL was established. The level of loans required matches the development programme for ADL
Creation of ACL as subsidiary of ADL11-04-2017ACL (Aequus Construction Limited) is to be established as a 100% owned subsidiary of ADL - to enable separate accounting of the construction and lettings business activities - and thereby achieve efficient VAT recovery for construction projects
Extension of Fleet Management Contract07-04-2017The Council's Fleet Management contract legally can be extended by up to 2 years, including the role of Fleet Manager for the Council.
2017/18 Care Home Fees & Charges04-04-2017This decision is to set the standard fees and charges for care homes for the year 2017/18.
Licensing fees and charges 2017/201831-03-2017To review fees and charges for the Licensing Service.
ADL pre construction costs - accounting treatment31-03-2017 There have been upfront costs (which are fully mitigated by the increase in Capital receipts at the point of transfer) identified on refurbishing properties that will transfer to ADL over the next two years. These costs are necessary to enable the successful letting of these properties and a decision has been made to carry out the works before transfer in order to maximise tax efficiency.