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Decisions published

11/01/2022 - ITSM Replacement Project ref: 4358    Recommendations Approved

To fund a capital cost of £80K and an annual uplift of £9.6K to replace the Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) system that is used by Unity IT and the Oldham Council Agresso team to manage IT and Finance services respectively to Oldham Council and partners.

Decision Maker: Director of Finance – Anne Ryans

Decision published: 21/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: Replace the ITSM system with the SysAid ITSM solution.

Lead officer: Anne Ryans


12/01/2022 - Smallbrook Road, Shaw - Proposed Prohibition of Waiting ref: 4353    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to approve the introduction of ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ restrictions along Smallbrook Road, Shaw to remove obstructive parking on the approach to Duchess Street Industrial Estate.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Neighbourhoods (Deputy Leader - Councillor Amanda Chadderton)

Decision published: 17/01/2022

Effective from: 25/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
‘No Waiting at Any Time Restrictions’ detailed in the schedule at the end of this report be approved

Lead officer: Sarah Robinson


07/01/2022 - Primary Care Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Locally Enhanced Service ref: 4352    Recommendations Approved

.To seek approval to make a direct award and enter into a new contract for locally commissioned service: Primary Care LARC by 1 year.
This will ensure continued provision of Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) via Primary Care (General Practices) for the period 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023 to align future commissioning activity for the Integrated Sexual Health Service (ISHS).
HCRG Care Group (previously Virgin Care Group) have been awarded the ISHS contract to commence from 1 April 2022, with the Provider assuming responsibility for the commissioning of the GP LARC offer from Year 2 of the contract (1 April 2023), subject to approval of their delivery model, as per the specification for the service.
The extension is required to bridge the 12 month gap whilst HCRG develop their GP LARC model, baseline, and precondition the model. The Council will transfer this element of the contract to HCRG in year 2 if assurances regarding readiness to deliver are in place.

Decision Maker: Chief Executive/Accountable Officer NHS Oldham CCG

Decision published: 17/01/2022

Effective from: 07/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Option B: Approve an exemption under Rule 21.3 (j) of the Contract Procedure Rule and to make a direct contract award for a term of 1 year to current service providers.
This will ensure continued provision of Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) via Primary Care (General Practices) currently delivering the service for the period 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023 to align commissioning activity for the Integrated Sexual Health Service and enable the Provider to develop the Primary Care LARC offer prior to transfer of commissioning responsibility. HCRG Care Group (previously Virgin Care Group) have been awarded the ISHS contract.
This is the recommended option. This will ensure that there is no break in provision whilst also allowing sufficient time
to bridge the 12 month gap whilst HCRG develop the Primary Care LARC model, baseline, and precondition the model. The Council will transfer this element of the contract to HCRG in year 2 if assurances regarding readiness to deliver are in place

Lead officer: Sarah Whittle


11/01/2022 - Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant ref: 4349    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to seek immediate approval to administer the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant scheme
On 21 December 2021 the Government announced the introduction of grant support for hospitality, leisure and accommodation businesses in England with full guidance being issued on 30 December 2021. The scheme provides one off grant support in recognition of the impact on these businesses of the rise of the Omicron variant.
An application process for the grant must be carried out and will close on 28 February 2022 with all payments to eligible businesses made by 31 March 2022.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Economic and Social Reform (Leader - Cllr Arooj Shah)

Decision published: 14/01/2022

Effective from: 22/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
That the Council launches an application process and starts to issue Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant to eligible businesses to meet the Government’s deadline to issue payments by 31 March 2022 and to as many eligible businesses as possible.

Lead officer: Caroline Lee


22/12/2021 - To seek approval to tender and create a Dynamic Purchasing System for the provision of a Locally Commissioned Community Pharmacy Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC) Service ref: 4347    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to seek permission to tender and create a Dynamic Purchasing System for the provision of a locally commissioned community pharmacy Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC) service. .
This will ensure continued provision of free Emergency Hormonal Contraception from Oldham community pharmacies appointed to deliver the scheme from 1 April 2022 for a 5 year period using a Dynamic Purchasing System

Decision Maker: Chief Executive/Accountable Officer NHS Oldham CCG

Decision published: 14/01/2022

Effective from: 22/12/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Option B: Approval to tender and create a Dynamic Purchasing System for the provision of a locally commissioned community pharmacy Emergency Hormonal Contraception service for a term of up to 5 years.
This is the recommended option.

Lead officer: Sarah Whittle


12/01/2022 - Oldham Mills Strategy ref: 4346    Recommendations Approved

To approve and publish the Oldham Mills Strategy (including the Landscape Overview). This will allow the council to use up to date evidence to inform the Local Plan review and publishing this evidence will assist in frontloading consultation and will allow applicants and other people to make use of the strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Housing (Councillor Hannah Roberts)

Decision published: 14/01/2022

Effective from: 22/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
To approve and publish the Oldham Mills Strategy (including the Landscape Overview). This will allow the council to use up to date evidence to inform the Local Plan review and publishing this evidence will assist in frontloading consultation and will allow applicants and other people to also make use of the strategy.

Lead officer: Georgina Brownridge


11/01/2022 - Award of CSC IC contract from 04 2022 ref: 4345    Recommendations Approved

To award the contract for CSC IC from 1 April 2022

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Children and Young People (Councillor Eddie Moores)

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: contract be awarded

Lead officer: Andrea Weir


17/12/2021 - Proposed Traffic Calming Features – White Bank Road, Hollinwood ref: 4344    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to consider the implementation traffic calming measures on White Bank Road, Hollinwood, within the existing 20mph zone.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Neighbourhoods (Deputy Leader - Councillor Amanda Chadderton)

Decision published: 11/01/2022

Effective from: 19/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: that the traffic calming measures associated with the scheme are approved, in accordance with the drawings and schedule at the end of this report.

Lead officer: Alister Storey


16/12/2021 - Creating a Better Place - Spindles Asset Management ref: 4342    Recommendations Approved

The continuation of CBRE’s delivery of Asset Management services for Spindles and the provision of specialist legal advice.

Decision Maker: Chief Executive/Accountable Officer NHS Oldham CCG

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from: 16/12/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Recommending Option 1: Vary the Work Order with Bloom Procurement Services Limited to deliver Asset Management Services via CBRE Limited for a further 12 months from 9 October 2021 and appoint Brabners LLP to provide specialist legal advice.

Lead officer: Gail Aspinall


07/01/2022 - Novation of a contract from Handicare UK to Direct Healthcare Group Ltd. Provision of Ceiling Track Hoists ref: 4343    Recommendations Approved

To authorise retrospective novation of a contract following a company restructure, to ensure that the current arrangements comply with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Health and Social Care (Councillor Zahid Chauhan)

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from: 25/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
to authorize retrospective approval to novate a contract from Handicare Accessibility Limited to Direct Healthcare Group Ltd, in respect of a contract dated 1 May 2019 for the Lot 2 provision of ceiling track hoist services, with effect from 1 September 2021

Lead officer: Lynda Megram


13/12/2021 - Expansion of North Chadderton School. ref: 4341    Recommendations Approved

Award Contract

Decision Maker: Director of Economy

Decision published: 05/01/2022

Effective from: 13/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Option 1 – Agree to award a stage 2 design and build contract to Kier Construction Limited to undertake the contract works for the North Chadderton School Expansion. The appointment will be within the financial allocation as indicated in the finance section of this report.

Lead officer: Andrew Hall