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Decisions – July 2014 to September 2014

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Decisions – July 2014 to September 2014

Decision Ref:
2014/17

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 £2,000

Date of decision
2 July 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/18

Issue
Local Government Pension Scheme

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the publication of the revised statement of policy in relation to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

Date of decision
27 June 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/19

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 £9,500

Date of decision
23 July 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/20

Issue
Funding request for ‘Do it Online’ website and associated work

Decision

The Commissioner has approved an additional item being added to the 2014/15 capital programme to deliver “do it online” digital engagement via a micro website at a cost of £48,899 to be funded from the transitional reserve.

Date of Decision

6 August 2104

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/21

Issue
Business Support Interim Review

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the following recommendations;

1) Agreed to change the name of the OPCC business support function to Executive Support;

2) Disestablished the posts of Resources Manager and Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive;

3) Agreed in principle to the request for Voluntary Redundancy [VR] of the post holders of Resources Manager and Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive;

4) Extended the contract of the Apprentice until March 2015;

5) Approved the honoraria for the Policy and Performance Officers for the period 1 July 2014 up to 31 December 2014;

6) Changed the interim reporting lines of the Executive Support function to the Policy and Performance Officer; and

7) Agreed that the above arrangements are subject to further review as part of the wider review of the functions of the OPCC office in September /October 2014.

Date of decision
6 August 2014

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 and 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:
2014/22

Issue
ICT Strategy: 2014-2018

Decision

The Commissioner has:

1) Approved the ICT strategy 2014-18; and

2) Agreed to the provision of £1m from the Commissioner’s investment reserve to meet the cost of programme management for the delivery of the strategy over the four year period 2014 to 2018.

Date of decision
6 August 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/23

Issue
Annual Governance Statement 2013/14

Decision

The Commissioner has agreed to sign the Annual Governance Statement for 2013/14.

Date of decision
6 August 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/24

Issue
Funding Applications from Lancashire Constabulary and/or Partners

Decision

The Commissioner has approved:

1) the allocation of £98,654 from the 2014/15 revenue budget for Partnership Community Safety activity for the projects outlined in Appendix A.; and
2) the allocation of £17,000 from the POCA reserve for the projects outlined in Appendix A.

Date of decision

5 August ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Appendix A

Decision Maker

Decision Ref:
2014/25

Issue
Extension of the Chief Constable’s Appointment

Decision

The Commissioner has extended the current fixed term of appointment for the Chief Constable for Lancashire, Mr Steve Finnigan, for one year to run from the end of his current term of appointment, 22 March 2015. His term will now end on the 22 March 2016.

Date of decision
27 August 2014

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 and 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:
2014/26

Issue
2014/15 Monitoring Position as at 31 July 2014

Decision

The Commissioner has:

1) Noted the forecast revenue budget overspend of £0.067m.

2) Noted the additional one-off resource of £0.565m available in 2014/15 resulting from the Collection Fund surplus in 2013/14 and agreed that this was transferred to the Commissioner’s strategic investment reserve.

3) Noted the additional one-off costs of £0.610m relating to the implementation of organisational reviews and agreed that this be funded by a contribution from the transition reserve.

4) Noted the forecast position on the reserves at the end of 2014/15.

5) Noted the capital programme position for 2014/15.

Date of decision
3 September 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted
Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/27

Issue
Community Safety Funding

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the allocation of £154,826.00 from the following funding streams:

Community Safety Fund    £131,354.00

MoJ Victims Fund 2013 £5,000.00

MoJ Victims Fund 2014 £18,472.00

Funding has been allocated to the projects and programmes detailed in Appendix A.

There is a balance of £484,685 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:
2014/28

Issue
Funding for Futures Programme Team

Decision

The Commissioner has:

1) noted the creation of the Futures Programme Team with the first year costs being contained within the Chief Constables delegated budget; and

2) agreed that future years costs be considered as part of the 2015/16 budget setting process.

Date of decision
3 September 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/29

Issue
Police innovation Fund 2104-15 – Rapid HIT DNA Initiative

Decision

The Commissioner has:

1) Approved the  inclusion of a scheme in the capital programme for the RapidHIT DNA at a total cost of £249,000 financed by a  contribution from the Police Innovation Fund; and

2) Approved the waiving of Standing Order No.3 to allow an order to be raised with Key Forensic Services Ltd at a value of £248,497.

Date of decision
3 September 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/30

Issue
Business Support Interim Review

Decision

The Commissioner agreed to the recommendations as set out in Appendix A to the Decision Paper.

Date of decision
12 September 2014

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 and 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.