Forthcoming Decisions

Forthcoming Decisions

02/04/2020 - The Proposal to Close Hendon Brook Short Stay School

On 16 January 2020, Cabinet agreed to the publication of a public notice to begin a representation period on the proposal to close Hendon Brook Short Stay School, Nelson, which would take effect from 31 August 2020. The formal consultation (or representation) period took place from 31 January to 28 February 2020.

 

As part of the process, a decision should now be taken about the proposal by Lancashire County Council. This decision should be taken within two months of the representation period ending.

 

This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the provisions of Standing Order C21 have been complied with.

 

This decision is urgent and cannot await the next meeting of Cabinet. The reason for this is that all formal meetings of the council, including Cabinet, have been cancelled for the foreseeable future and this decision has been deemed to be business critical by the relevant Executive Director. This decision is therefore being taken on behalf of Cabinet by the Leader of the Council  and the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order C16(1).

 

Decision Maker: Leader of the County Council, Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools

Decision due date: 09/04/2020

Lead officer: Will Gale

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I


02/04/2020 - Proposed Closure of Thomas Whitham Sixth Form

On 16 January 2020, Cabinet agreed to a statutory notice being published to begin a representation period on the proposed closure of Thomas Whitham Sixth Form. A statutory proposal document was published in relation to the proposed closure of the school, with effect from 31 August 2020. The representation period took place from 29 January to 3 March 2020. 

 

As part of the statutory process, a decision must now be taken about the proposal and this will be done by Lancashire County Council, as the decision maker. If the authority does not make a decision within two months from the end of the representation period, the proposal and any representations about the proposal must be passed to the schools adjudicator for a decision.

 

This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the provisions of Standing Order C21 have been complied with.

 

This decision is urgent and cannot await the next meeting of Cabinet. The reason for this is that all formal meetings of the council, including Cabinet, have been cancelled for the foreseeable future and this decision has been deemed to be business critical by the relevant Executive Director. This decision is therefore being taken on behalf of Cabinet by the Leader of the Council  and the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order C16(1).

Decision Maker: Leader of the County Council, Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools

Decision due date: 09/04/2020

Divisions affected: Brierfield & Nelson West; Burnley Central East; Burnley Central West; Burnley North East; Burnley Rural; Burnley South West; Mid Rossendale; Nelson East; Pendle Central; Rossendale East; Rossendale West;

Lead officer: Sarah Hirst

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I


02/04/2020 - Temporary Increase in Pupil Places at Ashton Community Science College

Lancashire County Council has a statutory duty to ensure that a primary or secondary school place is available for every child of statutory school age living in Lancashire who requests one. As a result of high intake rates and additional housing impact, an area of Lancashire has been identified as requiring additional secondary places for 2020 and beyond.

 

This report outlines the current and projected position in the Preston area. This report also outlines action taken to secure temporary places in Preston for September 2020 and 2021 and recommends that additional places be made available in Year 7 at Ashton Community Science College for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 academic years through a temporary expansion of pupil numbers, enabled by building works.

 

This decision is urgent and cannot await the next meeting of Cabinet. The reason for this is that all formal meetings of the council, including Cabinet, have been cancelled for the foreseeable future and this decision has been deemed to be business critical by the relevant Executive Director. This decision is therefore being taken on behalf of Cabinet by the Leader of the Council  and the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order C16(1).

Decision Maker: Leader of the County Council, Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools

Decision due date: 09/04/2020

Divisions affected: Preston South West;

Lead officer: Rachael Hamilton

Notice of decision: 02/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I


02/04/2020 - Proposal to Discontinue the Local Authority's Maintenance of Wennington Hall School

Between 3 February and 16 March 2020, the county council consulted on a proposal to discontinue the local authority's maintenance of Wennington Hall School, Lancaster. Under the statutory process, the authority is now required to consider the responses to the stage 1 consultation and decide whether to publish a Statutory Notice on the proposal.

 

The purpose of this report is to provide the information necessary for that decision to be considered.

 

This decision is urgent and cannot await the next meeting of Cabinet. The reason for this is that all formal meetings of the council, including Cabinet, have been cancelled for the foreseeable future and this decision has been deemed to be business critical by the relevant Executive Director. This decision is therefore being taken on behalf of Cabinet by the Leader of the Council  and the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order C16(1).

Decision Maker: Leader of the County Council, Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools

Decision due date: 09/04/2020

Divisions affected: Lancaster Rural East;

Lead officer: Will Gale

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I


11/03/2020 - Major Project and Strategic Development Team

A report to Cabinet to explore increased Capacity requirements for the Strategic Development Team

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/06/2020

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Steve Burns

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part II  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Relating to the financial affairs of the authority in respect of staff resource provision


11/03/2020 - Procurement Report - Request Approval to Commence Procurement Exercises

In line with the county council's procurement rules Cabinet is asked to approve the commencement of the following procurement exercises:

(i)   Supply of grocery and frozen products to county council establishments
(ii)  Purchase of vehicles and vehicle body building
(iii)   Independent special schools

(iv)   M55 Earthworks

(v)  M55 Heyhouses Link Road scheme delivery

(vi)  Conversion of a footway to a combined foot/cycleway on Carrwood Road

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/06/2020

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Rachel Tanner

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I


11/03/2020 - Eden Project North

Request to the County Council (and other public sector partners) for further financial support.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/06/2020

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Andrew Barrow

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part II  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Will contain comercially sensitive/confidential information


11/03/2020 - Proposed Apportionment of Additional Capital Funding for Highway Maintenance

This report requests approval of the proposed apportionment of the additional £5 million of capital funding for highway maintenance approved by Full Council on 13th February 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/06/2020

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Janet Wilson

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I


11/03/2020 - Equality Objectives

Public authorities must prepare and publish equality objectives at least every 4 years. Cabinet will be recommended to agree a revised set of equality objectives, aligned to the Corporate Strategy "Our Vision for Lancashire", for the period 2020-2024.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/06/2020

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Dave Carr

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I


11/03/2020 - Lancashire County Council (Various Roads, Burnley, Hyndburn, Ribble Valley and Wyre Boroughs) and Preston City) (Revocations and Various Moving Restrictions (May 2019 No1)) Order 201*

This report proposes to introduce a number of restrictions according to the attached schedule and plans to prevent conflicts with traffic and create a safer environment for all road users.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/06/2020

Divisions affected: Burnley Central East; Clitheroe; Great Harwood, Rishton & Clayton-le-Moors; Poulton le Fylde; Preston Central West; Ribble Valley North East;

Lead officer: Chris Nolan, Tracey Price

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I


11/03/2020 - Lancashire County Council (Various Roads, Various Locations, Chorley, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, West Lancashire and Wyre Boroughs and Preston City) (Various Parking Restrictions June-August 2019 (No 1)) Order 201*

Following investigations and formal public consultation it is proposed to make a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to address anomalies in parking restrictions and to clarify, simplify and tidy up a number of discrepancies that have been identified in Fylde, Ribble Valley and West Lancashire. In addition, new restrictions are proposed in the districts of Chorley, Fylde, Preston, Rossendale and Wyre. These restrictions will improve safety on the highway for all users and also provide some amenity parking.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/06/2020

Divisions affected: Chorley Rural East; Clitheroe; Fylde East; Ormskirk; Poulton le Fylde; Preston Central East; Preston Central West; Preston East; Preston North; Preston Rural; Preston South West; Preston West; Rossendale East; Rossendale West; St Annes South;

Lead officer: Chris Nolan, Tracey Price

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I


11/03/2020 - Lancashire County Council (Horrobin Lane, Rivington, Cocker Bar Road, Marl Cop, and North Road, Bretherton, Chorley Borough) (Revocation, 30mph, 40mph and 50mph Speed Limits, August 2019) Order 201*

Following investigations it is proposed to make a speed limit order (SLO) to introduce a number of speed restrictions on various roads within Lancashire to improve the safety and operation of the public highway network and to allow for effective enforcement by Lancashire Constabulary

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/06/2020

Divisions affected: Chorley Rural East; Chorley Rural West;

Lead officer: Chris Nolan, Tracey Price

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I


11/03/2020 - Lancashire County Council (Various Locations, Burnley, Chorley, Hyndburn, Lancaster, Pendle, Preston, Ribble Valley, South Ribble, West Lancashire and Wyre) (Revocation, Amendment to Permit Parking Provisions, Various Parking Restrictions and Electri

An experimental Order was created to provide a number of bays complete with the necessary electric equipment to allow drivers to charge electrically powered vehicles. The 6 month consultation period has now ended and it is recommended that the order now be made permanent.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/06/2020

Divisions affected: Accrington South; Accrington West & Oswaldtwistle Central; Brierfield & Nelson West; Burnley Central East; Chorley Central; Clitheroe; Fleetwood East; Great Harwood, Rishton & Clayton-le-Moors; Lancaster Rural North; Leyland Central; Morecambe Central; Pendle Hill; Pendle Rural; Preston City; Ribble Valley North East; Skelmersdale West; West Lancashire East;

Lead officer: Chris Nolan, Tracey Price

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I


08/01/2020 - City Deal - Proposed Revised Terms

This report will present revised Heads of Terms for approval.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 03/09/2020

Lead officer: Sarah Parry

Notice of decision: 08/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part II  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Legal document containing commercially sensitive information


15/10/2019 - Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private - Update Report on the Performance of Lancashire County Council's Waste Processing Facilities

Decision Maker: Cabinet Committee on Performance Improvement

Decision due date: 19/02/2020

Lead officer: William Maxwell

Notice of decision: 15/10/2019


22/01/2019 - Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private - Update Report on the Performance of Lancashire County Council's Waste Processing Facilities

Decision Maker: Cabinet Committee on Performance Improvement

Decision due date: 26/02/2019

Lead officer: Steve Scott

Notice of decision: 22/01/2019


04/08/2017 - Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private - Report on the Service Delivery and Performance of the County Council's Waste Disposal Company

Decision Maker: Cabinet Committee on Performance Improvement

Decision due date: 12/09/2017

Lead officer: Steve Scott

Notice of decision: 04/08/2017


22/06/2016 - Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private - Report on the Service Delivery and Performance of the County Council's Waste Disposal Company

The Cabinet Committee on Performance Improvementwill consider a report from the Director of Community Services.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Committee on Performance Improvement

Decision due date: 25/07/2016

Lead officer: Sarah Palmer

Notice of decision: 22/06/2016


27/02/2015 - Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private

Decision Maker: Cabinet Committee on the Lancashire County Commercial Group

Decision due date: 19/03/2015

Notice of decision: 27/02/2015