29/07/2022 - East Sussex County Council Household Waste Recycling Sites - waste acceptance policy relating to use of vans and cash payments for non-household waste

Following the Covid-19 shutdown of the HWRS network in 2020, sites reopened with slightly amended changes to access arrangements for vans and how Non-Household Waste deposits can be charged for. In order to improve the throughput at sites, Vans were (and continue to be) restricted to 3 days per weeks and electronic only payment was introduced for non-household waste in order to reduce contact between residents and site staff. Lead Member is asked to consider these two aspects of HWRS usage and consider if they would like to revert to the pre-Covid-19 shutdown policies or adopt the new policies. 

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Environment

Decision due date: 21/11/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Anthony Pope

Notice of decision: 11/08/2022


29/07/2022 - Fuel support payment to independent sector Home Care providers

Considering the sustained rise in the cost of fuel and wider inflationary pressures facing Home Care providers in East Sussex, Lead Member is asked to approve a one-off payment to independent sector Home Care provider care workers. 

The proposed payment is £150 per worker, and will be in acknowledgement of the significant increase in fuel costs.

The level of payment aligns with a separate proposal being presented to the September Governance Committee, seeking their agreement to the payment of a one-off lump sum of £150 gross, to employee’s designated as a contracted car user on the singe status grades.

If agreed, funding for the Home Care payment will be made from one-off Adult Social Care reserves.

In the region of 3,000 vulnerable adults receive home care commissioned by the Adult Social Care and Health Department in East Sussex. Home Care is an essential service which enables people to remain living in their own homes. 

There are over 2,200 care workers employed by independent sector home care providers in East Sussex who provide personal care across the county, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  Car use is essential for care workers given the level of home care provision and rural nature of many areas within East Sussex.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Decision due date: 06/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Samantha Williams

Notice of decision: 05/08/2022


29/07/2022 - Agreement for ESCC to be a partner in a Create Growth Programme (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport/DCMS) partnership bid

Approval to be a partner in a bid led by Kent County Council (KCC) for the Create Growth Programme (CGP), delivered by the Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). Agreement to enter into partnership / grant agreement with lead authority KCC. Agreement to commission and procure services as described in the bid and delegated authority to the Director of CET for all the above.

 

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Economy

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Sally Staples

Notice of decision: 05/08/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially sensitive information


29/07/2022 - Petition to urgently improve safety measures at the junction of the A267 with the B2102 at Cross in Hand

To consider the petition asking that the County Council urgently improves safety measures to help save the lives of drivers and pedestrians at the junction of the A267 with the B2102 at Cross in Hand following a pedestrian fatality on 22 March 2022 on the A267 to the east of the B2102 junction.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Environment

Decision due date: 21/11/2022

Divisions affected: Heathfield and Mayfield;

Lead officer: Helen Clee

Notice of decision: 11/08/2022


29/07/2022 - Homes for Ukraine Move On Support Programme

The Homes for Ukraine (HfU) scheme has enabled nearly 1600 Ukrainian adults and children to apply for visas based on matching with 665 sponsors in East Sussex, as of 27th July 2022.

The Lead Member is asked to approve allocation of £1,380,325 of the Homes for Ukraine grant to provide a Move On Support Programme, to enable and support planned move on and reduce the risk of homelessness.

The Lead Member is asked to note that this work will include strategic alignment of the Homes for Ukraine programme with broader work across housing and social care partners to improve access to affordable housing in a way that promotes fairness and equity.

 

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Decision due date: 06/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Mark Hendriks

Notice of decision: 03/08/2022


29/07/2022 - Contract Extension

Instituting an allowed 2year extension to an incumbent provider’s contract. The extension will commence on 1st July 2023 and expire on the 30th June 2025. This to enable the continued delivery of ESCC element of the Pan-Sussex contract for Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) statutory duty.

Decision Maker: Director of Adult Social Care and Health

Decision due date: 11/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Thea Synnestvedt

Notice of decision: 29/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/07/2022 - Contract Extension

Instituting an allowed 2year extension to an incumbent provider’s contract. The extension will commence on 1st April 2023 and expire on the 31st March 2025. This to enable the continued delivery of ESCC Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) and Care Act Advocacy statutory duty.

Decision Maker: Director of Adult Social Care and Health

Decision due date: 09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Nigel Blake-Hussey

Notice of decision: 29/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/07/2022 - Gatwick Airport Development Consent Order for the Northern Runway Proposal

To consider the County Council’s approach for responding to Gatwick Airport Limited’s Development Consent Order for their Northern Runway Project’

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 29/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Jon Wheeler

Notice of decision: 11/08/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/07/2022 - Heathfield Leisure Centre Public Consultation Outcome

To note the outcome of the Heathfield Leisure Centre public consultation which concludes on 8 August 2022. To agree next steps for the future operation of Heathfield Leisure Centre. The Council own the freehold of this asset.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Divisions affected: Heathfield and Mayfield;

Lead officer: Pauline Young

Notice of decision: 29/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


29/07/2022 - Ringmer Swimming Pool - outcome of the Public Consultation

To analyse the results of the public consultation and to agree  the next steps for Ringmer Swimming Pool. The Consultation concludes on 15 August 2022.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Divisions affected: Ringmer and Lewes Bridge;

Lead officer: Nigel Brown

Notice of decision: 29/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


29/07/2022 - Annual Report of Looked After Children's Services

To consider the annual report of the Looked After Children's Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 08/11/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Sally Carnie

Notice of decision: 29/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/07/2022 - Direct Payments Support Service DPSS Provision

To approve the retender of the direct payments support services, that actively shape the market to support quality, choice, market resilience and enabling, person-centred care.

To approve the recommendation to delegate contract award to the Director of ASC&H.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Decision due date: 28/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Mark Stainton

Notice of decision: 29/07/2022


29/07/2022 - Household Support Fund (ASCH)

Decision as to the scheme the Council will implement to distribute the extension of the Household Support Fund grant which was announced on 26 May 2022.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Decision due date: 28/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Paul Rideout

Notice of decision: 29/07/2022


29/07/2022 - Community Hubs vision and next steps

To share the results of the engagement undertaken with partners to establish a collaborative vision for Community Hubs in East Sussex, and agree the suggested next steps to respond to the recommendations.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 29/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Vicky Smith

Notice of decision: 29/07/2022


29/07/2022 - Retender of the Youth Employability Service contract (Advice and Guidance)

Seeking Lead Member approval to commence re-tendering the Youth Employability Service contract (Advice and Guidance) which provides support to vulnerable young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) or at risk for becoming NEET. Current contract end date 31.08.23, procurement work to commence November 2022.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability

Decision due date: 28/11/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Caroline McKiddie

Notice of decision: 29/07/2022


29/07/2022 - Household Support Fund (CSD)

Decision as to the scheme the Council will implement to distribute the extension of the Household Support Grant which was announced on 26 May 2022.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability

Decision due date: 26/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Jessica Stubbings

Notice of decision: 29/07/2022


29/07/2022 - Transport for the South East - Draft Strategic Investment Plan

To consider the proposed response to the Transport for the South East's formal consultation on their Draft Strategic Investment Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 29/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Jon Wheeler

Notice of decision: 29/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/06/2022 - Agreement for ESCC to allocate £491,675 of Homes for Ukraine budget to support Ukrainian guests into work in East Sussex and delegation of responsibility for oversight of this programme to the Employability and Skills Team

ESCC has been granted Homes for Ukraine funding to support Ukrainians arriving in the county to integrate into UK life. Ukrainians will be able to live for three years in the UK and it is anticipated that up to 2/3 of those who have applied to live here may wish to remain beyond that period. Enabling people to access training and work will be a crucial element of enabling our guests to be able to be housed in a stable way and to live using independent means after an initial period of settling. We propose that some of the HfU funding is used for the delivery of an employment support programme to assist those arriving in East Sussex with developing relevant employment skills and with finding employment.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Decision due date: 18/08/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Sean Ruth

Notice of decision: 18/07/2022


30/06/2022 - Integrated Community Equipment Service - Contract Award

Approval to award the contract for the Integrated Community Equipment Service.

The new contract for the provision of the East Sussex Integrated Community Equipment Service will commence on 1st April 2023, replacing the existing contract which started in September 2016.

The service provider is responsible for the procurement, delivery, collection, repair, maintenance, decontamination and disposal of community equipment including pressure relief

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Decision due date: 18/08/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Sally Reed

Notice of decision: 30/06/2022


30/06/2022 - East Sussex School Organisation Plan 2022-2026

To seek Lead Member approval to publish the East Sussex School Organisation Plan, covering the period 2022 to 2026.

The purpose of the School Organisation Plan is to understand the projected demand for school places in the future and to set out where we think we will need to commission additional places or re-organise existing provision to meet demand.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability

Decision due date: 17/10/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Gary Langford

Notice of decision: 30/06/2022


30/06/2022 - Procurement of online sexual health services

To approve the procurement of the online sexual health service for East Sussex residents.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Decision due date: 28/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Tony Proom

Notice of decision: 30/06/2022


30/06/2022 - Highway Services Reprocurement Project

To consider the tender evaluation report of Highway Service Reprocurement Project to consider the award of the contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 29/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Phil McCorry

Notice of decision: 30/06/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


31/05/2022 - Petition for road safety improvements - Compton Place Road, Eastbourne

Petition for increased safety measures – Compton Place Road, Eastbourne. A petition was submitted to the County Council on 10 May 2022 and needs to be considered by Lead Member for Transport & Environment.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Environment

Decision due date: 19/09/2022

Divisions affected: Eastbourne - Upperton;

Lead officer: Victoria Bartholomew

Notice of decision: 31/05/2022


31/05/2022 - Renewal Lease - Performing Arts Centre Mountfield Rd Lewes

Renewal of lease with East Sussex College of rooms in the Performing Arts Centre for 20 years and underletting some parts back to the College to facilitate use by the music services, also on a similar lease for 20 years.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Divisions affected: Lewes;

Lead officer: John Tripp

Notice of decision: 31/05/2022


31/05/2022 - New Lease - Forest Row Sports Ground Shalesbrook Lane, RH18 5LS

Grant of 21 year lease to Forest Row Sports Ground Association to allow continuance of use of sports ground land for team games, tennis etc and to allow continued use of Memorial Pavilion building.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Divisions affected: Forest Row and Groombridge;

Lead officer: John Tripp

Notice of decision: 31/05/2022


31/05/2022 - Reconciling Policy, Performance and Resources - update

To consider an update on the reconciling policy, performance and resources process for 2023/24, the next steps and the medium term financial plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 29/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Claire Lee

Notice of decision: 31/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


31/05/2022 - Council Monitoring Quarter One 2022/23

To consider the Council Monitoring report for the first quarter of 2022/23 as part of the Council's Reconciling Policy, Performance and Resources monitoring process

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 29/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Victoria Beard

Notice of decision: 31/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


31/05/2022 - LEP Funded Capital Programme Financial Statement - Confirmed Spend for 2021/22 and Forecast for 2022/23

Lead Member will be asked to:

Note the final spend for 2021/22 for the  Local Growth Fund, Getting Building Fund and Growing Places programmes and the amount of funds re-profiled into the East Sussex County Council Capital Programme.

Agree the confirmed scheme spend profiles for the Local Growth Fund, Getting Building Fund and Growing Places programmes for the 2022/23 financial year.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Strategic Management and Economic Development

Decision due date: 23/11/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Alex Colbran

Notice of decision: 31/05/2022


31/05/2022 - Conservators of Ashdown Forest - Medium Term Finanicial Plan

To consider the Conservators of Ashdown Forest Strategy and Medium Term Financial Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 29/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Ian Gutsell

Notice of decision: 31/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


31/05/2022 - Approval of Social Value Policy

To approve the new Social Value Policy, which will embed the ESCC approach to social value into the culture of the council. It will help council officers to be clear of their roles and responsibilities in this regard.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Rosalie McPhrazier

Notice of decision: 31/03/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open