Decision details

COVID-19 Response – Continuation of Delegated Powers

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

This report seeks approval to continue with both the COVID-19 outbreak delegated powers to the Chief Executive and the succession plan for the Leadership of the Council up to the 1st of April 2021.

Decision:

1.    That the Chief Executive, or any person acting in that role, continue to have the delegated power to approve expenditure and budget of up to £2m (Revenue or Capital).

 

2.    That the Leader of the Council approves the succession plan for the Leadership of the Council as attached at Appendix 1.

 

3.    That recommendations 1 and 2 be subject to review by the Leader by the 1st of April 2021.

 

Reasons for the decision:

The Council must be able to act quickly, efficiently and proactively during the COVID-19 outbreak to ensure critical services are delivered for the health, safety and general welfare of the residents of the borough.

Alternative options considered:

Not applicable.

Publication date: 10/09/2020

Date of decision: 10/09/2020

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