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Decisions – October to December 2015

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Decisions made

Decision Ref:
2015/46

Issue
Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

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

Date of decision
5 October ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/47

Issue
Police Force Collaboration Agreement – Cross Border Operations: RIPA 2000 and Police Act 1997

Decision

The Commissioner and Chief Constable have entered into a Collaboration Agreement.

Date of decision
9 October ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/48

Issue
Request for Funding – Training Awareness Modern Slavery

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the proposed funding as outlined in the proposal.

Date of decision
5 October ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/49

Issue
Police Force Collaboration Agreement for the Provision of Armed Police Officers from the Civil Nuclear Constabulary

Decision

The Commissioner and Chief Constable have entered into a Collaboration Agreement for the provision of a shared Regional Organised Crime Unit.

Date of decision
9 October ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/50

Issue
Victims Funding

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the proposed use of the Victims Grant Fund as outlined in Appendix B and noted the implications in respect of funding that could be available for future victim support services.

Date of decision
26 October ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Appendix

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/51

Issue
Disposal of Land – Hutton

Decision

Disposal of three parcels of land adjacent to A59 at Hutton.

Date of decision
22 October 2015

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.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/52

Issue
Request for PCC funding towards Early Action

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the release of £79,695 in 2015/16 and £136,056 in 2016-17 from the earmarked ‘Strategic Investment Reserve’ into the Constabulary’s delegated revenue budget to meet the cost of the four posts identified in the report.

Date of decision
26 October ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/53

Issue
Community Safety Funding 2015/16

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the proposed use of the Community Safety and Partnership Fund as outlined in Appendix B and noted the implications in respect of funding that could be available for additional future community safety activity.

Date of decision
26 October ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/54

Issue
Request for Funding – Burnley Council – Community Initiative

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the proposed funding as outlined in the proposal below.

Date of decision
26 October ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/55

Issue
Request for Funding – Blackpool Council CCTV Hub

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the proposed funding as outlined in the proposal.

Date of decision
29 October ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/56

Issue
Request for Funding – Victim Awareness Course

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the proposed funding as outlined in the proposal.

Date of decision
5 October ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/57

Issue
Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

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

Date of decision
4 November ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/58

Issue
Financial position as of 30 September 2015

Decision

The Commissioner has:

1) noted the forecast revenue budget underspend of £0.460m;

2) approved the increase to the capital programme of £3.518m in respect of the West Division Headquarters project and note the re-phasing of this investment over the capital programme period;

3) approved the increase to the capital programme of £0.326m in respect of the investment in mobile hand-held devices and note the re-phasing of this investment over the capital programme period;

4) approved the transfer from the transition reserve of £4.626m in 2015/16 to meet the investment required in mobile hand held devices;

5) noted the revised capital programme position for 2015/16; and

6) noted the forecast year-end position for revenue reserves.

Date of decision
4 November ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/59

Issue
Provision of legal services

Decision

The Commissioner has retrospectively agreed to:

1) enter into a Service Level Agreement with Preston City Council for the provision of legal advice and support to the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner (OPCC) between 1st April 2015 and 31st March 2016 on the basis set out in the Report; and

2) waive Standing Order 2.1.2 to enable the Director to enter in the contract without obtaining written quotations or inviting tenders.

Date of decision
16 November ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/60

Issue
Awards to community and voluntary organisations from PoCA receipts

Decision

The Commissioner has:

1) allocated £200,000 to each BCU (Basic Command Unit) geographical area from the PoCA reserve to be made available for award as grant to local community and voluntary organisations;

2) utilised the process and assessment criteria identified in this report in order to determine the grants to be awarded from PoCA funding.

Date of decision
13 November 2015

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker

PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/61

Issue
Request for approval to waive contract standard orders

Decision

The Commissioner has agreed to waive contract standing order 3.1.1 and continue work to deliver the evaluation programme for the Early Action Initiatives and approved the release of £45,393 for 2015/16 and £45,393 for 2016/17.

Date of decision
26 November ’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.

Decision Maker

Decision Ref:
2015/62

Issue
The acceptance of a tender

Decision

The Commissioner has authorised Lancashire Constabulary to utilise the framework contract arranged by South Yorkshire Police to supply vehicles for the period 23rd July to 22nd July 2017.

Date of decision
26 November ’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.

Decision Maker

Decision Ref:
2015/63

Issue
The acceptance of a tender

Decision

The Commissioner has authorised Constabulary to utilise the contract arranged by North Wales Police for the provision of a managed vehicle recovery service to Lancashire Constabulary for period 14th January 2016 to 13th January 2018.

Date of decision
26 November ’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.

Decision Maker

Decision Ref:
2015/64

Issue
Police Force Collaboration Agreement

Decision

The Commissioner has entered into a Collaboration Agreement for the provision of a shared Regional Organised Crime Unit.

Date of decision
6 October ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/65

Issue
Treasury Management Mid-Year Report 2015/16

Decision

The Commissioner has noted the report.

Date of decision
4 November ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/66

Issue
Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

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

Date of decision
10 December ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Appendix

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2015/67

Issue
Community Action Funding 2015/16

Decision

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

Date of decision
10 December ’15

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Appendix

Decision Maker
PCC

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