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Decisions – January 2015 to March 2015

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Decisions – January 2015 to March 2015

Decision Ref:
2014/50

Issue
The Acceptance of Tender to Provide Fuel Card Services to Lancashire Constabulary

Decision
The Commissioner has accepted a tender to provide fuel card services to Lancashire Constabulary.

Date of decision
4 Jan ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – Information relating to this decision is restricted as it contains information which relates to or includes personal information; financial interests of the Police & Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

It is considered that in all circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/52

Issue
Acceptance of Tender for a Vehicle Repair Service for Vehicles Operated by Lancashire Constabulary

Decision

The Commissioner has accepted tenders from John Macadam & Son Ltd, HB Panelcraft Ltd and James Alpe Ltd for a contract for the provision of Motor Vehicle body repair work and minor mechanical work for vehicles operated by Lancashire Constabulary, for the period 1st February 2015 to 31st January 2017, with the option to extend to 31st January 2019, renewable annually.

Date of decision
14 Jan ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – Information relating to this decision is restricted as it contains information which relates to or includes personal information; financial interests of the Police & Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

It is considered that in all circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/53

Issue
Acceptance of Tender for the Provision of Catering Services to Lancashire Constabulary

Decision

The Commissioner has accepted a tender for the provision of Catering Services to Lancashire Constabulary

Date of decision
4 Jan ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – Information relating to this decision is restricted as it contains information which relates to or includes personal information; financial interests of the Police & Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

It is considered that in all circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/54

Issue
Business Support Interim Review

Decision

The Commissioner has agreed to the recommendations set out in Appendix A of the Decision Paper

Date of Decision

28 Jan ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – Information relating to this decision is restricted as it contains information which relates to or includes personal information; financial interests of the Police & Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

It is considered that in all circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/55

Issue
2014/55

Decision

The Commissioner has agreed a tender to provide printing services to Lancashire Constabulary

Date of decision
6th Feb ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

This decision contains information which relates to or includes commercial, financial or business interests of the Police & Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/56

Issue
Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the level of funding for the Applications as outlined in Appendix A .

The total amount of funding  is £5,714.00

Date of decision
5th Feb ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/57

Issue
National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme

Decision

The Commissioner has become a member of the Road Safety Trust for the purposes of Lancashire Constabulary joining the National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme.

Date of decision
5th Feb ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted
Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/58

Issue
White Ribbon Award

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the decision for the office to become a White Ribbon Authority and authorises the payment of £400 to the White Ribbon Campaign to cover the cost of the application and a plaque

Date of decision
4th March ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Appendix B

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/59

Issue
Procurement of Insurance for the PCC

Decision

The Commissioner has awarded the contract for the Procurement of Insurance as per the report presented.

Note:  The total premium for the initial 12 months cover is £739,426 and this excludes Engineering Insurance & Inspection, Airside Liability and Motor uninsured loss recovery which are being dealt with separately.

Note:  That proposals for motor insured losses and aviation will be the subject of a separate report.

Date of decision
16th Feb ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted
RESTRICTED – This decision contains information which relates to or includes commercial, financial or business interests of the Police & Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/60

Issue
Revenue Budget and Council Tax for 2015/16 and Capital Investment Programme for 2015/16 and Future Years

Decision

The Commissioner has agreed:

  • The efficiency savings, reductions in costs and cost pressures as set out in the report;
  • The council tax requirement/precept for 2015/16 and consequent Band D amount that is based on a 1.99% increase on 2014/15 levels;
  • A contribution from the Revenue budget of £1.638m to the Strategic Investment Reserve;
  • That the one-off resource realised from the 2014/15 council tax surplus of £1.090m be set aside in the earmarked Strategic Investment Reserve;
  • A net budget requirement for 2015/16 of £258.871m and consequent council tax requirement of £65.303m and Band D council tax of £159.06 as set out in Apeendix A;
  • On the basis of above and the fixed ratios between valuation bands set by the Government, the PCC’s council tax for each valuation as set out in Appendix B;
  • The 2015/16 delegated budget for the Constabulary and the office of the PCC;
  • The 2015/16 and future years Capital programme and that £12.3m of reserves be committed to supporting the capital programme.

Date of decision
16th Feb ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted
Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/61

Issue
Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the level of funding for the Applications as outlined in Appendix A .

The total amount of funding  is £7,435.00

Date of decision
25th Feb ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/62

Issue
Community Safety Funding

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the allocation of £140,000 from the following funding streams:

Club2Go Mobile Youth Provision £10,000

    Saheliyaan Asian Womens Forum (chorley) £20,000
    Inner Strength DV Perpetrator Programme (Blackpool) £20,000
    Hate Crime – Victims Voice Collaboration and Road Shows £20,000
    Trust House, Preston £70,000
    Funding has been allocated to the projects and programmes detailed in Appendix A.

There is a balance of £449,385 remaining in the Community Safety & Partnership Fund for allocation against additional community safety activity.

Date of decision
25th Feb ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/63

Issue
MoJ Victims Competed Fund

Decision

The Commissioner was successful in securing £545,000 from the Ministry of Justice Victims Competed Fund as outlined in Appendix A

The Commissioner has approved the use of the Ministry of Justice Victims Competed Fund and the Ministry of Justice Victims 2013 Fund as outlined in Appendix B

Date of decision
4th March ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Appendix B

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/64

Decision Ref:
2014/65

Issue
National Police ICT Company

Decision

The Commissioner has confirmed Lancashire’s membership of the National Police ICT Company as outlined in Appendix A

Date of decision
6th March ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/66

Issue
Award of a tender for the supply, installation, maintenance and support of digital safety cameras

Decision

The Commissioner has accepted the tender and approved Lancashire Constabulary to award the contract for the supply, installation, maintenance and support of digital speed cameras to Cubic Transportation Systems (ITMS) Limited in partnership with Serco Ltd for the period 1st April 2015 (or as soon as possible thereafter) to 31st March 2016 with the option to extend to 31st March 2022

Date of decision
6th March ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted
RESTRICTED – This decision contains information which relates to or includes commercial, financial or business interests of the Police & Crime Commissioner or any other person or company

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/67

Issue
Funding request for purchase of Northgate Connect Case and Custody System via BTLS

Decision

The Commissioner has:

  • approved the BTLS proposal for purchase and implementation of the Northgate Connect Case and Custody system
  • Noted that the cost of £874,245 is within the provision of £2m within the 2015/16 and future years’ capital programme
  • Noted the revenue costs of £74,740 that will be met from the existing revenue budget provision

Date of decision
6th March ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – This decision contains information which relates to or includes commercial, financial or business interests of the Police & Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/68

Issue

Treasury Management Policy & Strategy 2015/16

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the Treasury Management Strategy for 2015/16 and the Treasury Policy as set out in Appendix A

Date of decision
4th March ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/69

Issue

Replacement of Accrington Police Station

Decision

The Commissioner, in the Joint Management Board on the 3 March 2015, has entered into a lease agreement with Hydburn Borough Council in relation to 8-10 Broadway

Date of decision
3rd March ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – Information relating to this decision is restricted as it contains information which relates to or includes financial interests of the Police & Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

It is considered that in all circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/70

Issue

2014/15 Monitoring Position – as at 31st December 2014

Decision

The Commissioner has:-

1) Noted the forecast revenue budget of £8.590m at 31st March 2015

2) Noted the forecast Capital Programme position for 2014/15 as follows:

3) Forecast spend of £10.418m in 2014/15

4) Forecast slippage in to 2015/16 and future  years of £6.573m

5) Forecast underspend of £0.855 in 2014/15

6) Agreed the addition to the Capital Programme in 2014/15 of £0.126m for the purchase of a digital post room and document management system.

7) Noted that a contribution from Speed Awareness income within the revenue budget of £0.126m will be made to finance the purchase of a digital post system.

8) Agreed the following further additions to the Capital Programme in 2014/15:

9) £0.065m for a proof of concept project for Kelvin Connect to enable the provision of hand held devices investment to be delivered

10) £0.018m proof of concept project for ‘Meganexus’ as part of the Digital Engagement programme

11) £0.030m for the Community Messaging Service within the digital engagement programme

12) £0.150m for priority 1 ANPR investment sites

13) £0.357m for the purchase of toughbooks and additional costs of delivering the ‘VDI for Confidential Environment’ project within the previously approved Capital Programme

14) £0.072m for additional consultancy costs for the disaster recovery project

15) Agreed a contribution of £0.695m from the revenue budget in 2014/15 to finance the additions to the Capital Programme

16) Noted the underspend on the Capital Programme of £1.490m in respect of facilities in Accrington and the removal of the spend and relevant financing from the Capital Programme

17) Noted the forecast position on the reserves at the end of the 2014/15 financial year

Date of decision
13th March ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/71

Issue

Decision

Date of decision

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Maker

Decision Ref:
2014/72

Issue

Preparation for delivering Victims’ Services

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the use of the Ministry of Justice Victims’ 2013 fund as outlined in Appendix A

Date of decision
26th March ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/73

Issue

Provision of Victims’ Services in Lancashire

Decision

The Commissioner has approved a Lancashire based model (and budget) for the delivery of victims services; and

the progression of a contract from 1st April 2015 for a period of 12 months (with an option to extend up to 12 months) with Victim Support, and in doing so waive the requirement to tender or seek quotations in standing orders relating to contracts on the basis set out in the report.

Date of decision
31st March ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – Information relating to this decision is restricted as it contains information which relates to or includes financial interests of the Police & Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

It is considered that in all circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Decision Maker
PCC