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Decisions

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Decisions published

13/01/2021 - Finance Report, including requests for approval of contract extensions ref: 799    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Adult Commissioning Committee

Made at meeting: 13/01/2021 - Adult Commissioning Committee

Decision published: 14/01/2021

Effective from: 22/01/2021

Decision:

04.1

Salford City Council – Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor Gina Reynolds, Lead Member for Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing and co-chair of the Adults Commissioning Committee, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution, do hereby:

Approve a 1 year extension of the contract with the Healthy Living Centre provider Social Adventures to 31/03/22, at an annual contract value of £504,495. This is to allow for a wider strategic review of commissioner investments into the VCSE sector in Salford. This work was to be undertaken during 2020/21 but has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

The reasons are: This is to maintain current commissioning arrangements to allow for a wider strategic review of commissioner investments into the VCSE sector in Salford.

 

Options considered and rejected were:

1)     Do not extend the contract and let the commissioned service cease.

 

Assessment of risk: This has been considered as part of the extension decision.

 

The source of funding is: Adults Integrated Fund Budget

 

Legal advice obtained: No legal advice obtained

 

Financial advice obtained: Salford CCG - Finance and Contracting.

 

Procurement advice obtained: Salford CCG – Finance and Contracting

 

HR advice obtained: Not applicable

 

Climate change advice obtained: Considered as part of extension options.

 

Contact Officer:       Phillip Kemp                     Tel no: 07919 553403                 

 

Signed: Councillor Gina Reynolds                    Dated: 13th January 2021            

Lead Member Adult Services Health and Wellbeing

 

This decision was published on 14th January 2021     

                   

Unless it is called-in in accordance with the decision-making process rules, this decision will come into force at 4:00pm on 21st January 2021   


 

04.2

Salford City Council – Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor Gina Reynolds, Lead Member for Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing and co-chair of the Adults Commissioning Committee, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution, do hereby:

Approve a 1 year extension option within the Healthy Living Centre provider Big Life (Energise) to 31/03/22, at an annual contract value of £147,543. This is to allow for a wider strategic review of commissioner investments into the VCSE sector in Salford. This work was due to be undertaken during 2020/21 but has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

The reasons are: This is to maintain current commissioning arrangements to allow for a wider strategic review of commissioner investments into the VCSE sector in Salford.

 

Options considered and rejected were:

1)     Do not extend the contract and let the commissioned service cease.

 

Assessment of risk: This has been considered as part of the extension decision.

 

The source of funding is: Adults Integrated Fund Budget

 

Legal advice obtained: No legal advice obtained

 

Financial advice obtained: Salford CCG - Finance and Contracting.

 

Procurement advice obtained: Salford CCG – Finance and Contracting

 

HR advice obtained: Not applicable

 

Climate change advice obtained: Considered as part of extension options.

 

Contact Officer:       Phillip Kemp                     Tel no: 07919 553403                 

The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Panel.

 

Signed: Councillor Gina Reynolds                    Dated: 13th January 2021            

Lead Member Adult Services Health and Wellbeing

 

This decision was published on 14th January 2021

                             

Unless it is called-in in accordance with the decision-making process rules, this decision will come into force at 4:00pm on 21st January 2021


 

04.3

Salford City Council – Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor Gina Reynolds, Lead Member for Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing and co-chair of the Adults Commissioning Committee, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution, do hereby:

Approve a 1 year extension with the Healthy Living Centre provider Langworthy Cornerstone to 31/03/22, at an annual contract value of £342,646. This is to allow for a wider strategic review of commissioner investments into the VCSE sector in Salford. This work was to be undertaken during 2020/21 but has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

The reasons are: This is to maintain current commissioning arrangements to allow for a wider strategic review of commissioner investments into the VCSE sector in Salford.

 

Options considered and rejected were:

1)     Do not extend the contract and let the commissioned service cease.

Assessment of risk: This has been considered as part of the extension decision.

 

The source of funding is: Adults Integrated Fund Budget

 

Legal advice obtained: No legal advice obtained

 

Financial advice obtained: Salford CCG - Finance and Contracting.

 

Procurement advice obtained: Salford CCG – Finance and Contracting

 

HR advice obtained: Not applicable

 

Climate change advice obtained: Considered as part of extension options.

 

Contact Officer:       Phillip Kemp                     Tel no: 07919 553403                 

 

The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Panel.

 

Signed: Councillor Gina Reynolds                    Dated: 13th January 2021            

Lead Member Adult Services Health and Wellbeing

 

This decision was published on 14th January 2021     

                   

Unless it is called-in in accordance with the decision-making process rules, this decision will come into force at 4:00pm on 21st January 2021


 

04.4

Salford City Council – Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor Gina Reynolds, Lead Member for Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing and co-chair of the Adults Commissioning Committee, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution, do hereby:

Approve the extension of the hospital aftercare service contract with the provider Age UK for 1 year to 31/03/22, at an annual contract value of £280,807. A robust service review and procurement process was planned in 20/21; however COVID-19 impacted on the capacity to finalise this work. The outcome of the review will hold essential information which will ultimately impact the future commissioning intentions for services supporting Salford’s older population.

 

The reasons are: Age UK Salford provides an important service for the older population of Salford on behalf of the council and CCG. This will still be required during the COVID-19 situation.

 

Options considered and rejected were:

1)    Do not extend the contract and let the commissioned service cease.

Assessment of risk: This has been considered as part of the extension decision.

 

The source of funding is: Adults Integrated Fund Budget

 

Legal advice obtained: No legal advice obtained

 

Financial advice obtained: Salford CCG - Finance and Contracting.

 

Procurement advice obtained: Salford CCG – Finance and Contracting

HR advice obtained: Not applicable

 

Climate change advice obtained: Considered as part of extension options.

 

Contact Officer:       Phillip Kemp                     Tel no: 07919 553403          

 

The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Panel.

 

Signed: Councillor Gina Reynolds                    Dated: 13th January 2021            

Lead Member Adult Services Health and Wellbeing

 

This decision was published on 14th January 2021     

                   

Unless it is called-in in accordance with the decision-making process rules, this decision will come into force at 4:00pm on 21st January 2021

 

 

04.5

Salford City Council – Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor Gina Reynolds, Lead Member for Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing and co-chair of the Adults Commissioning Committee, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution, do hereby:

Approve the extension of the dementia support service contract with the provider Age UK for 1 year to 31/03/22, at an annual contract value of £215,398. A robust service review and procurement process was planned in 20/21; however COVID-19 impacted on the capacity to finalise this work. The outcome of the review will hold essential information which will ultimately impact the future commissioning intentions for services supporting Salford’s older population.

 

The reasons are: Age UK Salford provides an important service for the older population of Salford on behalf of the council and CCG. This will still be required during the COVID-19 situation.

 

Options considered and rejected were:

1)    Do not extend the contract and let the commissioned service cease.

 

Assessment of risk: This has been considered as part of the extension decision.

 

The source of funding is: Adults Integrated Fund Budget

 

Legal advice obtained: No legal advice obtained

 

Financial advice obtained: Salford CCG - Finance and Contracting.

 

Procurement advice obtained: Salford CCG – Finance and Contracting

 

HR advice obtained: Not applicable

 

Climate change advice obtained: Considered as part of extension options.

 

Contact Officer:       Phillip Kemp                     Tel no: 07919 553403          

 

The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Panel.

 

Signed: Councillor Gina Reynolds                    Dated: 13th January 2021            

Lead Member Adult Services Health and Wellbeing

 

This decision was published on 14th January 2021

                             

Unless it is called-in in accordance with the decision-making process rules, this decision will come into force at 4:00pm on 21st January 2021

 

04.6

Salford City Council – Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor Gina Reynolds, Lead Member for Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing and co-chair of the Adults Commissioning Committee, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution, do hereby:

Approve the extension of the social rehabilitation service contract with the provider Age UK for 1 year to 31/03/22, at an annual contract value of £61,131. A robust service review and procurement process was planned in 20/21; however COVID-19 impacted on the capacity to finalise this work. The outcome of the review will hold essential information which will ultimately impact the future commissioning intentions for services supporting Salford’s older population.

 

The reasons are: Age UK Salford provides an important service for the older population of Salford on behalf of the council and CCG. This will still be required during the COVID-19 situation.

 

Options considered and rejected were:

1)    Do not extend the contract and let the commissioned service cease.

Assessment of risk: This has been considered as part of the extension decision.

 

The source of funding is: Adults Integrated Fund Budget

 

Legal advice obtained: No legal advice obtained

 

Financial advice obtained: Salford CCG - Finance and Contracting.

 

Procurement advice obtained: Salford CCG – Finance and Contracting

 

 

HR advice obtained: Not applicable

Climate change advice obtained: Considered as part of extension options.

 

Contact Officer:       Phillip Kemp                     Tel no: 07919 553403          

 

The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Panel.

 

Signed: Councillor Gina Reynolds          Dated: 13th January 2021            

 

Lead Member Adult Services Health and Wellbeing

 

This decision was published on 14th January 2021     

                   

Unless it is called-in in accordance with the decision-making process rules, this decision will come into force at 4:00pm on 21st January 2021

 

04.7

Salford City Council – Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor Gina Reynolds, Lead Member for Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing and co-chair of the Adults Commissioning Committee, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution, do hereby:

Approve an extension of the contract with the provider Broomwell Healthwatch Limited for 1 year to 31/03/22, at an annual contract value of £199,825. Broomwell Healthwatch provide support to the Primary Care Diagnostics Hub (PCDU), a review of this hub was due to be undertaken but has not been completed due to a new of factors including COVID, this review will help to inform the commissioning arrangements of this service in the future.

 

The reasons are: This is to maintain current commissioning arrangements to allow for the completion of the PCDU review to inform commissioning arrangements going forward.

 

Options considered and rejected were:

1)    Do not extend the contract and let the commissioned service cease.

Assessment of risk: This has been considered as part of the extension decision.

 

The source of funding is: Adults Integrated Fund Budget

 

Legal advice obtained: No legal advice obtained

 

Financial advice obtained: Salford CCG - Finance and Contracting.

 

Procurement advice obtained: Salford CCG – Finance and Contracting

 

HR advice obtained: Not applicable

 

Climate change advice obtained: Considered as part of extension options.

 

Contact Officer:       Phillip Kemp                     Tel no: 07919 553403                 

 

The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Panel.

 

Signed: Councillor Gina Reynolds                    Dated: 13th January 2021            

Lead Member Adult Services Health and Wellbeing

 

This decision was published on 14th January 2021     

                   

Unless it is called-in in accordance with the decision-making process rules, this decision will come into force at 4:00pm on 21st January 2021

 

04.8

Salford City Council – Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor Gina Reynolds, Lead Member for Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing and co-chair of the Adults Commissioning Committee, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution, do hereby:

Approve a 1 year extension for the Tech and Tea service within Salford Community and Voluntary Services (CVS) to 31/03/22, at an annual contract value of £145,000. This is to allow for a comprehensive review of the service to be undertaken.

 

The reasons are: This is to maintain current commissioning arrangements to allow for the completion of the comprehensive review of the service.

 

Options considered and rejected were:

1)    Do not extend the contract and let the commissioned service cease.

Assessment of risk: This has been considered as part of the extension decision.

 

The source of funding is: Adults Integrated Fund Budget

 

Legal advice obtained: No legal advice obtained

 

Financial advice obtained: Salford CCG - Finance and Contracting.

 

Procurement advice obtained: Salford CCG – Finance and Contracting

 

HR advice obtained: Not applicable

 

Climate change advice obtained: Considered as part of extension options.

 

Contact Officer:       Phillip Kemp                     Tel no: 07919 553403                 

 

The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Panel.

 

Signed: Councillor Gina Reynolds                    Dated: 13th January 2021            

Lead Member Adult Services Health and Wellbeing

 

This decision was published on 14th January 2021     

                   

Unless it is called-in in accordance with the decision-making process rules, this decision will come into force at 4:00pm on 21st January 2021


13/01/2021 - Charging Assessment Team Capacity within the Welfare Rights and Debt Advice Service (WRADAS) ref: 798    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Adult Commissioning Committee

Made at meeting: 13/01/2021 - Adult Commissioning Committee

Decision published: 14/01/2021

Effective from: 22/01/2021

Decision:

Salford City Council – Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor Gina Reynolds, Lead Member for Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing and co-chair of the Adults Commissioning Committee, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution, do hereby:

Approve the investment of £110,035.87 per annum for a 24 month period for Salford City Council’s Charging Assessment Team.

 

The reasons are:

 

To ensure Salford City Council is able to meet the demands to deliver timely and high quality statutory Care Act (2014) Adult Social Care Financial Assessments.

 

Options considered and rejected were:

1)    Do nothing.

2)    6 month and 12 month investment options

 

Assessment of risk: Medium – impact on undertaking statutory duties under the Care Act 2014.

 

The source of funding is: Adults Integrated Fund Budget

 

Legal advice obtained: Not applicable

 

Financial advice obtained: Salford City Council, Adult Social Care Finance lead.

 

Procurement advice obtained: Not applicable

 

HR advice obtained: Salford City Council, HR lead

 

Climate change advice obtained: Included as part of existing service.

 

Contact Officer:       Catherine Connors                     Tel no: 0161 793 2442          

 

The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Panel.

 

Signed: Councillor Gina Reynolds                    Dated:13th January 2021   Lead Member Adult Services Health and Wellbeing

 

 

This decision was published on 14th January 2021

 

Unless it is called-in in accordance with the decision-making process rules, this decision will come into force at 4:00pm on 21st January 2021.


11/01/2021 - Kintyre Avenue, Weaste ref: 796    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Property / Regeneration Briefing

Made at meeting: 11/01/2021 - Property / Regeneration Briefing

Decision published: 11/01/2021

Effective from: 19/01/2021

Decision:

Salford City Council - Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor Tracy Kelly, Deputy City Mayor, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council constitution do hereby;

 

  1. Approve the transfer of land at Kintyre Avenue, Weaste by way of DfE (Department for Education) Model 125 year Free School Lease

 

  1. Authorise the Shared Legal Service to negotiate, agree and complete the necessary documentation and the taking of all steps which are expedient to give effect to the above recommendation.

 

The Reasons are to facilitate the development of a new SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) Free School on the site

 

Options considered and rejected:             n/a

 

Assessment of Risk:                                    Low

 

The source of funding is:                            n/a

 

Legal Advice obtained:                               Michelle Brice Principal Solicitor - Shared Legal Service

 

Financial Advice obtained:                         Alex Archer - Salford Finance

 

Procurement Advice obtained:                  Not applicable

 

The following documents have been used to assist the decision process.

Report submitted to the Property/Regen briefing on 11 January 2021

Contact Officer:        Angela Martens                    Tel No 0161 779 6077

 

This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member /Strategic Director

The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Growth and Prosperity Scrutiny Panel.

 

 

 

Signed: Councillor Tracy Kelly

Deputy City Mayor

Dated: 11 January 2021

 

This decision was published on Monday, 11 January 2021

This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on Monday, 18 January 2021                                  unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.