16/11/2022 - Budget Development Proposals 2023/24 to 2025/26

To seek approval to the transformation programme and budget proposals covering the period 2023/24 to 2025/26.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 01/02/2023

Lead officer: Ed Dawson

Notice of decision: 16/11/2022


16/11/2022 - Budget 2023/24

To seek approval for the Council’s revenue budget, capital programme and council tax for 2023/24.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 08/03/2023

Lead officer: Ed Dawson

Notice of decision: 16/11/2022


16/11/2022 - Determination of Council Tax Base 2023/24

To seek approval for the 2023/24 Council Tax base for the Borough.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 07/12/2022

Lead officer: Ed Dawson

Notice of decision: 16/11/2022


16/11/2022 - Children's Social Work Workforce Recruitment and Retention Package

To agree payments to qualified social work staff as part of a recruitment and retention scheme that supports the Children’s Services Improvement Plan, stabilises the workforce, limits the reliance on agency staff and reduces staffing spend.

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision due date: 17/11/2022

Lead officer: Milorad Vasic

Notice of decision: 16/11/2022


16/11/2022 - Medium Term Financial Strategy

To seek approval for the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy for 2023/24 to 2025/26.

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision due date: 17/11/2022

Lead officer: Ed Dawson

Notice of decision: 16/11/2022


14/10/2022 - Domiciliary Care - Contract Extension

Decision to be taken by Executive Board – approval of one year available extension to existing contractual arrangements for the period 2 April 2023 – 1 April 2024.

 

Note: Two one year extensions are available;

2 April 2023 – 1 April 2024  and 2 April 2024 – 1 April 2025.

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision due date: 08/12/2022

Lead officer: Director of Adult Social Services

Notice of decision: 14/10/2022


16/09/2022 - School Capital Programme 2023-24

To approve the proposed Capital Programme for works to be undertaken at a number of Halton schools/educational establishments during the 2023-24 financial year.

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision due date: 19/01/2023

Lead officer: Martin West

Notice of decision: 16/09/2022


16/09/2022 - School Admission Arrangements 2024

To approve the Council’s School Admissions Policy for the September 2024 intake for all community and voluntary controlled schools for which the Local Authority is the admission authority, and to approve the Co-ordinated Admissions Schemes for all primary and secondary schools in the Borough.

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision due date: 19/01/2023

Lead officer: Martin West

Notice of decision: 16/09/2022


16/09/2022 - Resource Implications of the Adult Social Care Charging Reforms

Allocation of funds to provide resources, staffing and IT infrastructure, to meet the increased demands placed on the local authority to comply with the Government funding reforms for adult social care.  This includes personnel resource to fulfil additional Care Act social care needs assessments and associated financial assessments, and IT systems to record progression towards the Care Cap, amongst other new requirements.

 

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision due date: 19/01/2023

Lead officer: Director of Adult Social Services

Notice of decision: 16/09/2022


17/08/2022 - Award of Community Infection Prevention and Control Service

HBC Public Health Team jointly commission the provision of Community Infection, Prevention and Control Services with St Helens and Warrington Authorities, with St Helens providing the lead commissioning support.  The service is currently provided by the 3 Borough’s Infection Control Team hosted by St Helens CCG.  The contract was due to be commission in April 2020, however the emergency measures have been used to provide an extension to the contract as a result of Covid.  The service now needs retendering and a procurement process is being undertaken.  The results of the process will be available by December 2022 for a new provider to commence the contract from April 1 2023 with the agreement of the Executive Board (alongside the relevant approval of joint commissioning authorities).

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision due date: 08/12/2022

Lead officer: Sarah Johnson Griffiths

Notice of decision: 17/08/2022