Decisions

Use the search options below to find information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by the council’s decision making bodies.

Alternatively you can visit the officer decisions page for information on decisions that have been taken by council officers through the Decision Book.

Decisions published

13/01/2021 - Appointment of School Governor ref: 506    Recommendations Approved

Decisions set out in the book have been made under delegated powers by the Chief Executive, Executive Directors or the Chief Finance Officer and Monitoring Officer, in consultation either with the relevant committee or Lead Councillor.
The Decision Book process has been altered to suspend the current Councillors’ call-in arrangements within the 10-day period after its publication and replace it with the ability during that period for three Councillors to request a retrospective review of the decision in writing to the Head of Legal and Democratic Services.
The decision book can be accessed on the Council’s website –
https://democracy.reading.gov.uk/mgListOfficerDecisions.aspx?bcr=1&BAM=0
The officer reports accompanying the decisions are attached.
Contact: Richard Woodford Committee Services
Tel: 0118 937 2332
e-mail: richard.woodford@reading.gov.uk


Decision Maker: Director of Children, Education & Early Help Services

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

This report sets out the decision to appoint Local Authority governors to Reading schools.
It is the decision of the Director of Education, in consultation with the Lead Councillor for Education that the proposals as set out in paragraph 4 be approved.

Lead officer: Richard Woodford


07/01/2021 - Covid Winter Grant Scheme ref: 505    Recommendations Approved

Decisions set out in the book have been made under delegated powers by the Chief Executive, Executive Directors or the Chief Finance Officer and Monitoring Officer, in consultation either with the relevant committee or Lead Councillor.

The Decision Book process has been altered to suspend the current Councillors’ call-in arrangements within the 10-day period after its publication and replace it with the ability during that period for three Councillors to request a retrospective review of the decision in writing to the Head of Legal and Democratic Services.

The decision book can be accessed on the Council’s website –

https://democracy.reading.gov.uk/mgListOfficerDecisions.aspx?bcr=1&BAM=0

The officer reports accompanying the decisions are attached.

Contact: Richard Woodford Committee Services
Tel: 0118 937 2332
e-mail: richard.woodford@reading.gov.uk

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 07/01/2021

Effective from: 07/01/2021

Decision:

This report sets out the decision to implement a Covid Winter Grant Scheme.
It is the decision of the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council that a Covid Winter Grant Scheme in respect of residents meeting the following criteria is introduced:
Phase 1 Summary, further information in Section 5.3 of this report:
(a) A targeted food voucher scheme for families with school age children eligible for Pupil Premium Free School Meals during the school Christmas holidays 2020;
(b) Additional grant support to local community organisations to support other vulnerable families with food.
Phase 2 and 3 Summary, further information in Section 5.3 of this report:
(a) Food and fuel support for families with school age children eligible for Pupil Premium Free School Meals during the school holidays up to 31 March 2021;
(b) Support for additional vulnerable families as emerging in the data or identified by the One Reading Community Hub.
A contingency fund will support other emerging unmet needs as identified in the guidance up to 31 March 2021.

Lead officer: Richard Woodford


05/01/2021 - 619 One Reading Community Hub - VCS Funding ref: 504    Recommendations Approved

Decisions set out in the book have been made under delegated powers by the Chief Executive, Executive Directors or the Chief Finance Officer and Monitoring Officer, in consultation either with the relevant committee or Lead Councillor.

The Decision Book process has been altered to suspend the current Councillors’ call-in arrangements within the 10-day period after its publication and replace it with the ability during that period for three Councillors to request a retrospective review of the decision in writing to the Head of Legal and Democratic Services.

The decision book can be accessed on the Council’s website –

https://democracy.reading.gov.uk/mgListOfficerDecisions.aspx?bcr=1&BAM=0

The officer reports accompanying the decisions are attached.

Contact: Richard Woodford Committee Services
Tel: 0118 937 2332
e-mail: richard.woodford@reading.gov.uk

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 05/01/2021

Effective from: 05/01/2021

Decision:

This report sets out the decision to award grant funding to the attached list of Voluntary and Community sector organisations from the new funding allocation for local Authorities supporting the Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) individuals.

It is the decision of the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, to award grant funding to the attached list of 12 organisations totalling £39,000.

Lead officer: Richard Woodford