28/06/2024 - Petition for the construction of a pedestrian crossing on the B2096 Battle Road outside Punnetts Town Community Primary School

To consider the petition asking that the County Council constructs a pedestrian crossing on the B2096 Battle Road outside Punnetts Town Community Primary School to assist children to safely cross the road from the car park to the school.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Environment

Decision due date: 23/09/2024

Divisions affected: Wealden East;

Lead officer: Helen Clee

Notice of decision: 28/06/2024


28/06/2024 - Local Growth Fund - Eastbourne and South Wealden Walking and Cycling Package (ESWWCP)

To note and approve the revised Eastbourne and South Wealden Walking and Cycling Package in line with the previous South East Local Enterprise Partnership Accountability Board reporting protocol.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Strategic Management and Economic Development

Decision due date: 17/09/2024

Lead officer: Tracy Vaks

Notice of decision: 28/06/2024


28/06/2024 - Council Monitoring Quarter 1

To consider the Council Monitoring report for the first quarter of the financial year 2024/25 as part of the Council's Reconciling Policy, Performance and Resources (RPPR) budget monitoring process.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/09/2024

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Victoria Beard

Notice of decision: 28/06/2024


28/06/2024 - Annual progress report on becoming a carbon neutral Council

The County Council provides a report annually on its progress towards the target of achieving carbon neutrality from its activities as soon as possible and in any event by 2050.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/09/2024

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Andy Arnold

Notice of decision: 28/06/2024


31/05/2024 - Homes for Ukraine - Extension of Support into Work Programme

The Lead Member is asked to approve a 12 month extension to the Support into Work programme which is being delivered as part of the Homes for Ukraine Programme. Support into Work provides skills and employability training, language courses and supports access to local employment for Ukrainian guests and other migrant, refugee and asylum seeker groups living in East Sussex.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Decision due date: 23/07/2024

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Pippa Mabey, Mark Hendriks

Notice of decision: 21/06/2024


31/05/2024 - East Sussex Economic Prosperity Strategy 2024 - 2050

Cabinet  is recommended to review and endorse the new East Sussex Economic Prosperity Strategy, developed in partnership with Team East Sussex (TES), the public/private de facto growth board for the county.  Cabinet is asked to recommend to Full Council that the Strategy be approved.

It fulfils the responsibility of strategic economic planning placed upon East Sussex County Council following transfer of Local Enterprise Partnership functions to locally democratic institutions.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/09/2024

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Katy Thomas

Notice of decision: 31/05/2024


31/05/2024 - Local Government Association (LGA) Peer Challenge of Adult Social Care

The Council commissioned an LGA Peer Challenge Review of Adult Social Care in February 2024 as part of its preparation for assessment by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).  The report to Cabinet summarises the findings from the LGA review and asks Cabinet to agree the action plan that ASCH have drawn up to address areas for development or strengthening performance.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 16/07/2024

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Mark Stainton

Notice of decision: 31/05/2024


31/05/2024 - Award of Phase 2 property contract for Adult Social Care's Supported Living Programme (Grangemead)

A decision is required to enter into a negotiated building contract with a contractor procured following the administration of Westridge in August 2023.The capital project seeks to extend and redevelop 2 Adult Social Care properties.  This decision is for Grangemead, Hailsham in Phase 2. Project description- Phase 2: Remodelling of Grangemead vacant wing to create 7 self-contained flats with access to appropriate support.

Decision Maker: Chief Operating Officer

Decision due date: 08/2024

Divisions affected: Hailsham Market;

Lead officer: Nigel Brown

Notice of decision: 31/05/2024


31/05/2024 - Hastings Town Centre Public Realm and Green Connections consultation    Item Deferred

To note the outcomes of the Hastings Town Centre Public Realm and Green Connections public consultation and to approve proceeding to detailed design.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Environment

Decision due date: 15/07/2024

Divisions affected: Hastings - Braybrooke and Castle;

Lead officer: Ellie McDaniel

Notice of decision: 31/05/2024


31/05/2024 - Award of Phase 2 property contract for Adult Social Care's Supported Living Programme (Jasmine)

A decision is required to enter into a negotiated building contract with a contractor procured following the administration of Westridge in August 2023.The capital project seeks to extend and redevelop 2 Adult Social Care properties. This decision is for Jasmine Lodge, Northiam in Phase 2. Project description- Phase 2: Reconfiguration and extension of 1 Bungalow to provide ensuite facilities for residents. This reflects a change from residential care to supported living offering people a home with security of tenure.

Decision Maker: Chief Operating Officer

Decision due date: 08/2024

Divisions affected: Northern Rother;

Lead officer: Nigel Brown

Notice of decision: 31/05/2024


31/05/2024 - Local Transport Plan 4 - adoption

To note the feedback from the draft strategy public consultation period (27 November 2023 – 25 February 2024) and the subsequent updates to the Local Transport Plan 4 following this consultation period. To seek adoption of the East Sussex Local Transport Plan 4.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/09/2024

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Lisa Simmonds

Notice of decision: 31/05/2024


31/05/2024 - Provision of Water, Wastewater and Ancillary Services

Contracts for businesses and public organisations are available for the invoicing of fresh water and waste water. This decision is seeking approval for a contract for East Sussex County Council in regard to the above services.

Decision Maker: Chief Operating Officer

Decision due date: 07/2024

Lead officer: Andrea Shearing

Notice of decision: 31/05/2024

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


31/05/2024 - Request for Waiver - Direct Award of a contract without competition - South Brockwells Farm

This request is for the Director of Children’s Services to approve a Direct Award Contract for South Brockwells Farm to provide teachers/tutors for children and young people on the Interim Provision Service (IPS) caseload. This is to be awarded for a short duration and is proposed as an interim measure until the requirement can be delivered via the Education Department’s upcoming Preferred Supplier Approved List. 

Decision Maker: Director of Children's Services

Decision due date: Between 10/07/2024 and 23/07/2024

Lead officer: Jane Flock

Notice of decision: 31/05/2024

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


31/05/2024 - Planned Maintenance Contractor Framework 2024-2028 (re-procurement)

Decision to procure a contractor framework to provide planned maintenance services to undertake works to council owned property for East Sussex County Council and other named partners including Brighton & Hove City Council. This procurement is to replace an existing framework which is due to complete its term in August 2024.The framework will cover a number of Lots. (Lots are categories of work types and project values). Individual Lots listed as follows: Lot A - Mechanical Services, Lot B - Electrical Services, Lot C - Roofing Works, Lot D - Building Works up to £100k, Lot E - Building Works Generally above £100k - £250k, Lot F - Building Works Generally above £250k - £1m, Lot G - Asbestos Removal - Planned and Reactive Works.

Decision Maker: Chief Operating Officer

Decision due date: 08/2024

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Nigel Brown

Notice of decision: 31/05/2024

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Exempt report will contain scoring from Invitation To Tender and commercial information from each contractor.


31/05/2024 - 2024-2030 Excellence For All

For the Lead Member to approve the updated content of the Excellence For All 2024-2030 strategy.

This iteration of Excellence For All will look ahead to 2030. It will guide the service’s work as a division and the work of the Joint, Primary and Secondary boards. It will also be a key driver in the service’s wider partnership work with colleagues.

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

Decision due date: 25/07/2024

Lead officer: Bethan Twigg

Notice of decision: 31/05/2024


31/05/2024 - New property arrangements for Rye Sports Centre    Item Deferred

To agree new 20 year Lease Agreement between East Sussex County Council and Rye Town Council and under lease by Rye Town Council to the Rye Recreation and Wellbeing Community Interest Company. This is to enable the continuation of the curriculum and community use of Rye Sports Centre and swimming pool.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change

Decision due date: 03/09/2024

Divisions affected: Rye and Eastern Rother;

Lead officer: Nigel Brown, Pauline Young

Notice of decision: 31/05/2024

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


30/04/2024 - Sussex Integrated Care Strategy Shared Delivery Plan (SDP) year 2 refresh

To enable consideration and agreement of the year 2 refresh of the joint Sussex Shared Delivery Plan (SDP). This will focus on content as it relates to delivering the agreed East Sussex County Council and NHS priorities for the population of East Sussex in the Sussex Integrated Care Strategy and the East Sussex Health and Care Partnership plans.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Strategic Management and Economic Development

Decision due date: 19/07/2024

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Vicky Smith

Notice of decision: 21/05/2024


30/04/2024 - County Hall campus - asset review    Item Deferred

As part of the Council’s Asset Management Plan 2020-2025, the Council has been undertaking a review of its office accommodation.  It’s Hastings and Eastbourne offices review and implementation are now complete.  An independent review of the County’s largest asset at County Hall, including Westfield House is completed and the findings of this will be set out for the Lead Member to decide on the way forward.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change

Decision due date: 15/10/2024

Divisions affected: Lewes;

Lead officer: Nigel Brown

Notice of decision: 30/04/2024

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercial information regarding property appraisals .


30/04/2024 - Internal Audit Annual Report and Opinion 2023/24

To note the Internal Audit Service’s Opinion on the Council’s control environment

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 16/07/2024

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Nigel Chilcott

Notice of decision: 30/04/2024


30/04/2024 - Ashdown Forest Trust Fund 2023/24

To inform Cabinet of the movements on the Trust Fund during 2023/24 and the closing position as at 31 March 2024.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 16/07/2024

Divisions affected: Forest Row and Groombridge;

Lead officer: Jill Fisher

Notice of decision: 30/04/2024


28/03/2024 - West Rise Community Infant School and West Rise Junior School    Item Deferred

To update the Lead Member on the outcome of a consultation on the proposed amalgamation of West Rise Community Infant School and West Rise Junior School and to seek approval for next steps.

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

Decision due date: 10/09/2024

Divisions affected: Eastbourne - Langney;

Lead officer: Gary Langford

Notice of decision: 28/03/2024


31/08/2023 - Response to Defra consultations on implementing Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010    Item Deferred

Under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010, East Sussex County Council became the Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) for the county.  The LLFA role includes a statutory consultee to major planning applications.  Parts of the Flood and Water Management Act have never been implemented and this includes Schedule 3, which will introduce additional duties and burdens to the County Council, including the statutory role of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) Approval Body and Adopting Authority.  The Government has recently indicated its intention to implement Schedule 3 and is due to consult on a series of documents in Autumn 2023, which will set out how Schedule 3 will work in practice, as well as setting out matters such as proposed transitional arrangements and any new burdens monies. The report to the Lead Member will set out the County Councils proposed response to this consultation.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Environment

Decision due date: 23/09/2024

Lead officer: Ed Sheath

Notice of decision: 31/08/2023