Decisions

Decisions

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Decisions published

06/01/2022 - Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Phase 3 (LAD3) ref: 2286    Recommendations Approved

Participation in two schemes (Oxfordshire Local Authorities Consortium and The Greater South East Energy Hub (GSEEH) regional consortium) to deliver Government-funded energy efficiency retrofit to households in Oxford.

The funding is applicable to private sector householders with homes on the gas network, where the household has an annual income of less than £30,000 gross, and where the property has an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of D or lower.

Up to £10,000 will be available per house owner. For private rented sector properties, landlords must contribute one third of the total cost.

Decision Maker: Head of Corporate Strategy

Decision published: 14/04/2022

Effective from: 06/01/2022

Decision:

To take part in the delivery of LAD3 as part of two successful consortium bids to retrofit homes with energy efficiency measures:

i) Oxfordshire Local Authorities Consortium: total of £1.187m, split between five district authorities. Oxford’s nominal allocation will be £0.237m.

ii) The Greater South East Energy Hub (GSEEH) regional consortium: total of £84.3m. Oxford’s nominal allocation will be £1.677m.

Therefore, in total approximately £1.9m is available to Oxford, depending on how successfully Oxford households are engaged and levels of uptake.

Oxford City Council will not receive funding directly for delivery of these schemes. The funding and delivery will be managed by Oxfordshire Local Authorities Consortium and GSEEH.

The only funding directly received by Oxford City Council will be c17k to support household engagement and generate referrals.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mish Tullar


06/01/2022 - Ice rink funding to allow ongoing operation during Oxpens construction and end-state phases ref: 2250    Recommendations Approved

The funding will allow ongoing operation of the ice rink during Oxpens construction and end-state phases.

Decision Maker: Executive Director (Development)

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 06/01/2022

Decision:

To appoint Glanville’s consultants to deliver urgently needed advice for Members to take a key decision on the ice rink’s operational requirements in March 2022, including car parking, emergency vehicle and service access. 

 

Additionally, as Glanville’s advice is urgently required, to vire £40k from the budget set aside from Development Board in September 2021 for architect fees and legal costs. 


07/01/2022 - Acceptance of Capital Grant from Rough Sleeping Accommodation Programme ref: 2248    For Determination

Cabinet, at its meeting on 11 November 2020, delegated authority to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Finance and Asset Management, and Affordable Housing, to approve any agreements over £500,000 for affordable housing, within the project approval given at the meeting and budget envelope.

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 15/01/2022

Decision:

To accept a capital grant of £850,000 from the Department of Levelling Up Housing and Communities’ (DLUHC) Rough Sleeping Accommodation Programme.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Dave Scholes


04/01/2022 - Entering into a funding agreement to provide grant for the provision of affordable housing under the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal to A2 Dominion Housing Group with respect to the Gibbs Crescent development ref: 2249    Recommendations Approved

Agreement to provide grant funding to support this development.

Decision Maker: Executive Director (Communities and People)

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from: 04/01/2022

Decision:

To enter into a funding agreement to provide grant for the provision of affordable housing under the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal to A2 Dominion Housing Group with respect to the Gibbs Crescent development

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Dave Scholes


01/12/2021 - Decarbonisation Funding - Hinksey Pool ref: 2247    Recommendations Approved

Salix Finance offered £1.6m funding for decarbonisation work at Hinksey Pool under the first funding round of Public Sector Decarbonisation Funding.

Decision Maker: Head of Corporate Strategy

Decision published: 06/01/2022

Effective from: 01/12/2021

Decision:

To progress with installation of a pool cover at Hinksey Outdoor Heated Pool – to be delivered as part of the decarbonisation works programme being managed by Willmott Dixon and provide safety/security mitigation through:

o   Higher security fencing in an area where there have been regular incursions

o   Signage externally and in the pool area highlighting risks

Provision of flood lighting