Decision details

Responsibility For Executive Functions - Revision To Cabinet Member And Officer Delegations (Cab.29.11.2017/6)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




(i)        that the revision to the Officer Delegations in relation to the distribution of functions to Service Directors within the Core Services Directorate as set out in Appendix 1 to the report now submitted be approved;


(ii)       that the removal of the provisions set out in Appendix 2 of the report from the Delegations of Cabinet Spokespersons in respect of the invitation or acceptance of tenders as a consequence of revisions to the Contract Procedure Rules, be noted;


(iii)      that the Chief Executive and Executive Directors be authorised to make bids for external funding for schemes within their services consistent with the Council’s priorities, subject to the relevant Cabinet Spokesperson(s) and Service Director Finance having been advised of the proposed bid and, in the event that the bid is successful, the approval of any resultant scheme and/or expenditure in accordance with the respective delegated financial limits;


(iv)      that the Head of Highways, Engineering and Transportation be authorised to exercise the Council’s functions in relation to ordinary watercourses consents and authorise enforcement action under Section 23 of the Land Drainage Act 1991 as amended by the Flood and Water Management Act 2010; and


(v)       that the Service Director Culture, Housing and Regulation, be authorised to enter into partnerships under Primary Authority with businesses and request nomination of partnerships by Regulatory Delivery under the provisions of Section 25 of the Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008.

Publication date: 06/12/2017

Date of decision: 29/11/2017

Decided at meeting: 29/11/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 06/12/2017

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