Key Decisions

Key Decision List. 133  (1 Mar 2013)

List items
No. Item

1.

KD 3618 Proposed Enlargement and Increase in Admission Numbers of Primary Schools

Decision maker:  (Director of Schools & Children's Services), Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision:   Not before 20th Dec 2012

Lead officer:  Bridget Evans

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

2.

KD 3619 Enlargement and Change of Age Range to admit Primary aged pupils at Edmonton County School

Decision maker:  (Director of Schools & Children's Services), Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision:   Not before 31st Dec 2012

Lead officer:  Bridget Evans

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

3.

KD 3629 Chargeable Works in Respect of Re-furbishment of Dorset and Keys Houses

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing, Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision due:   Not before 1st Jan 2019

Lead officer:  Michael Lerpiniere

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

4.

KD 3632 Approve expenditure under the PEP programme prior to Contract Award for costs associated with early orders for on-site enabling works and off site fabrication of modular units.

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision:   Not before 14th Jan 2013

Lead officer:  Michael Toyer

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

5.

KD 3641 Collective Energy Switching Scheme for Enfield

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Environment & Sustainability

Decision:   Not before 21st Jan 2013

Lead officer:  Jeff Laidler

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

6.

KD 3643 Carterhatch Site Sales Agreement

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision:   Not before 21st Jan 2013

Originally due:   1 Feb 2013

Lead officer:  Keith Crocombe

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

7.

KD 3648 289-319b Hertford Road Estate Improvements

Decision maker:  (Executive Director of Health, Housing & Adult Social Care)

Decision:   Not before 21st Jan 2013

Lead officer:  Andrew Batty

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

8.

KD 3623 Insurance Contract

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision:   Not before 23rd Jan 2013

Lead officer:  Stuart Brown

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

9.

KD 3627 Expansion of CCTV

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Community Organisations & Culture

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Andrea Clemons

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

10.

KD 3651 Public Health Transition: HR and Future Operating Model

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Community Organisations & Culture

Decision due:   Not before 15th Feb 2013

Lead officer:  Julie Mimnagh

Decision status:  Abandoned

11.

KD 3674 Schools Budget 2013/14 New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision:   Not before 27th Feb 2013

Lead officer:  Jayne Fitzgerald

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

12.

KD 3675 Moorfield Family Centre Minority User Rights New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 27th Feb 2013

Lead officer:  Mohammed Lais

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

13.

KD 2915 To Authorise the Purchase of Adults and Children's Social Care Packages

Decision maker:  Bindi Nagra (Director of Adult Social Care)

Decision due:   Not before 1st Jan 2019

Lead officer:  Paul Vernham

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

14.

KD 3051 To Write-Off Miscellaneous Debts Considered Irrecoverable by the Council.

Decision maker:  Fay Hammond - Acting Executive Director Resources

Decision due:   Not before 1st Jan 2019

Lead officer:  Julie Barker

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

15.

KD 3227 Approval of Departmental Fees and Charges

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision due:   Not before 1st Jan 2019

Originally due:   1 Dec 2012

Lead officer:  Gareth Robinson

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

16.

KD 3258 (a) Divisional or Team Re-structuring (b) Departmental Restructure - To Approve Any Changes to the Council's Departmental Structure

Decision maker:  Relevant Cabinet Member or Director

Decision due:   Not before 1st Jan 2019

Lead officer:  Jeremy Chambers

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

17.

KD 3393 Agreement to Undertake Decent Homes Work in the Private Sector in Partnership with North London Housing Sub Region.

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Apr 2015

Lead officer:  Malcolm Dabbs

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

18.

KD 3427 Asset Management - Potential Disposal of Council Owned Properties.

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Relevant Cabinet Member or Director

Decision due:   Not before 1st Oct 2017

Lead officer:  Mark Bradbury

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

19.

KD 3432 Approve the Disposal and Letting of Council Owned Sites

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision due:   Not before 1st Jan 2019

Originally due:   27 Sep 2013

Lead officer:  Mark Bradbury

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

20.

KD 3439 Approval of Empty Property Policy

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision due:   Not before 1st Mar 2013; Date of Planned Decision

Lead officer:  Phil Bray

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

21.

KD 3445 Unauthorised Encampment Policy

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision due:   Not before 1st Mar 2013; Date of Planned Decision

Originally due:   25 Sep 2013

Lead officer:  Phil Bray

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

22.

KD 3462 Additional Funding Report for Cyntra Decent Homes scheme 2011/12

Decision maker:  (Executive Director of Health, Housing & Adult Social Care)

Decision due:   Not before 1st Mar 2013; Date of Planned Decision

Lead officer:  Kevin Connolly

Decision status:  Abandoned

23.

KD 3464 St Matthew's Edmonton Annexe

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Sue Watson

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

24.

KD 3471 Housing Assistance Policy

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision due:   Not before 1st Oct 2017

Lead officer:  Elpida Moscardini

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

25.

KD 3473 Award of Contracts for Gas and Electricity Supplying Housing Sites.

Decision maker:  Fay Hammond - Acting Executive Director Resources

Decision due:   Not before 1st Jan 2019

Lead officer:  Liz Wright

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

26.

KD 3484 Rays Road Decontamination Works

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration & Business Development

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Originally due:   1 Jun 2012

Lead officer:  Jane Berger

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

27.

KD 3501 Langehedge Lane Windows and External Enveloping Works.

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Elpida Andreou

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

28.

KD 3502 Scott House- Window and External Enveloping works

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Elpida Andreou

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

29.

KD 3522 Fore Street

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013; Date of Planned Decision

Lead officer:  Elpida Andreou

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

30.

KD 3547 Scott House External Decent Homes Works

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision due:   Not before 1st Mar 2013; Date of Planned Decision

Lead officer:  Kevin Connolly

Decision status:  Abandoned

31.

KD 3549 School Health & Safety Works Programme 2012/13

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision due:   Not before 1st Mar 2013; Date of Planned Decision

Lead officer:  Peter Dyster

32.

KD 3561 Community Schools Site Managers Residential Dwellings - Disposal & Retention Policy

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013; Date of Planned Decision

Lead officer:  Keith Rowley

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

33.

KD 3567 Contract for the Collection and Kennelling of Stray Dogs.

Decision maker:  Gary Barnes (Acting Director Property)

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013; Date of Planned Decision

Lead officer:  Sue McDaid

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

34.

KD 3568 Award of Procurement Contracts in Relation to the Council's Depot Relocation Project.

Decision maker:  Gary Barnes (Acting Director Property)

Decision:   Not before 1st Apr 2015; Date of Planned Decision

Lead officer:  Neil Isaac

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

35.

KD 3569 New Options Re-Provision - Approval to Award Tender

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Health & Social Care, (Executive Director of Health, Housing & Adult Social Care)

Decision due:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Originally due:   16 Aug 2012

Lead officer:  Hayley Coates

Decision status:  Abandoned

36.

KD 3584 Third Ave Decent Homes Additional Spend

Decision maker:  (Executive Director of Health, Housing & Adult Social Care)

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Kevin Connolly

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

37.

KD 3590 NHS Social Care Grant

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Health & Social Care

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Hayley Coates

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

38.

KD 3594 The Crescent Regeneration Scheme

Decision maker:  Neil Rousell (Director of Regeneration, Leisure & Culture)

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Christine White

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

39.

KD 3596 Demolition of 204-214 High Street Ponders End (Former Police Station)

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration & Business Development

Decision due:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Sharon Strutt

Decision status:  Abandoned

40.

KD 3597 Award of individual contracts via Framework suppliers for the Primary Expansion Project Schools. Each school will have an individual contract.

Decision maker:  (Director of Schools & Children's Services), Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision due:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Originally due:   29 Jul 2013

Lead officer:  Michael Toyer

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

41.

KD 3599 Approval of Approach and Costs for a School Expansion Programme Project

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision due:   Not before 1st Jan 2019

Lead officer:  Keith Rowley

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

42.

KD 3601 Joint Service Centre - Award of Contract for Construction

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Public Health, Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement, Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Hayley Coates

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

43.

KD 3602 Application for Investment Partner Status

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing, Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement, James Rolfe (Executive Director Resources), (Executive Director of Health, Housing & Adult Social Care)

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Sarah Carter, Helen Waring

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

44.

KD 3608 Joint Service Centre - Approval of the Terms between the Council and NHS

Decision maker:  James Rolfe (Executive Director Resources)

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Hayley Coates

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

45.

KD 3611 Lease of St John's Church Hall and Garden

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision:   Not before 2nd Sep 2013

Originally due:   1 Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Sue Watson

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

46.

KD 3615 Contract for the Provision of Work Opportunities for Adults with Mental Health Needs

Decision maker:  (Executive Director of Health, Housing & Adult Social Care)

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Mekonnen Gutta

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

47.

KD 3617 Market Gardening - Grant Agreement with GLA - Mayor's Regeneration Fund

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration & Business Development

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Jane Berger

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

48.

KD 3622 Inviting and Assessing Bids to Run Community Facilities in Parks

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Environment & Sustainability, Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Nicky Fiedler

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

49.

KD 3624 Implementation of Suitability Order

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Sally McTernan

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

50.

KD 3625 To award a contract to procure external support to assist in the delivery of the Customer First Programme

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Amir Rashid

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

51.

KD 3626 To award a contract to procure external support to assist the delivery in the New Ways of Working Programme Phase 3

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Amir Rashid

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

52.

KD 3628 Disposal of Education Land

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement, Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision due:   Not before 1st Apr 2015

Originally due:   1 Feb 2013

Lead officer:  Mark Eaton

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

53.

KD 3630 Talent Management Solution

Decision maker:  Ian Davis (Chief Executive)

Decision due:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Originally due:   1 Feb 2013

Lead officer:  Jo Clemente

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

54.

KD 3633 Terms for the sale of Southgate Town Hall

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Doug Ashworth

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

55.

KD 3634 Professional & Technical Fees for Design of Palmers Green Library

Decision maker:  Leader

Decision due:   Not before 1st Apr 2015

Lead officer:  Doug Ashworth

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

56.

KD 3635 Disposal of Land - De Bohun School

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Amanda Doherty

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

57.

KD 3636 ARK Land Transfer , Bell Lane site

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Amanda Doherty

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

58.

KD 3637 Approval of terms for the sale of land, formerly the site of 59-65 Cecil Rd, Enfield

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  David Bond

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

59.

KD 3638 Terms for the sale of the Business Innovation Centre, Enfield Lock

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Doug Ashworth

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

60.

KD 3639 Overnight Residential Short Breaks/Activity Breaks for Disabled Children and Young People

Decision maker:  (Director of Schools & Children's Services)

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Caroline Fanning

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

61.

KD 3640 Playschemes, Holiday Activities and Out of School Clubs for Disabled Children and Young People

Decision maker:  (Director of Schools & Children's Services)

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Caroline Fanning

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

62.

KD 3645 Morree Way

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Elpida Andreou

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

63.

KD 3646 Cherry & Bouvier

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Elpida Andreou

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

64.

KD 3647 Klinger Estate: Decent Homes works to exterior & common parts

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Tom Steggles

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

65.

KD 3654 Award of contract for the provision of Bulk Printing and Mailing Services to the Council New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Steve Shadbolt

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

66.

KD 3658 South Street Pods (Welsh estate) New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Elpida Andreou

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

67.

KD 3659 South Street & Durants Park New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Elpida Andreou

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

68.

KD 3660 Turkey Brook New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Elpida Andreou

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

69.

KD 3661 Change of Catering contracts: Grocery and Frozen Foods New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Julia Dowsett

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

70.

KD 3662 Freezywater- Window renewal and external envelope works. New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Elpida Andreou

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

71.

KD 3665 "Healthwatch Enfield" - Agreement for delivery of the Healthwatch functions New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Health & Social Care

Decision:   Not before 4th Nov 2013

Lead officer:  Michael Sprosson

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

72.

KD 3666 Local Implementation Plan for 2013-14 Expenditure New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Environment & Sustainability

Decision due:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Ranj Chandrasena

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

73.

KD 3667 Office Furniture Supply New Item!

Decision maker:  James Rolfe (Executive Director Resources)

Decision due:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Stuart Simper

Decision status:  Abandoned

74.

KD 3668 Adoption of the Events Guidance Document New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Environment & Sustainability

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Originally due:   4 Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Matthew Watts

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

75.

KD 3669 Door Entry Works - Lytchet Way Estate New Item!

Decision maker:  (Executive Director of Health, Housing & Adult Social Care)

Decision due:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Martin Keenan

Decision status:  Abandoned

76.

KD 3673 2013/14 Borough Capital Programme - Highway Maintenance and Related Schemes New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Environment & Sustainability

Decision:   Not before 1st Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Trevor King

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

77.

KD 3612 Development Management Document Proposed Submission

Decision maker:  Local Plan Cabinet Sub-Committee, Cabinet, Council

Decision:   27 Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Natalie Broughton

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

78.

KD 3369 Housing Development Framework

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   22 Oct 2014

Originally due:   12 Mar 2014

Lead officer:  Peter George

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

79.

KD 3593 Options for the provision of a dual registered care home on the former Elizabeth House Site

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   10 Jul 2013

Lead officer:  Pauline Kettless

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

80.

KD 3595 Town Centres Strategy

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   24 Apr 2013

Lead officer:  Judy Flight

Decision status:  Abandoned

81.

KD 3606 January 2013 Revenue Monitoring Report

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   20 Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Isabel Brittain

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

82.

KD 3650 Update on Public Health Contracts transfer from NHS to LBE

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   19 Jun 2013

Originally due:   22 May 2013

Lead officer:  Ray James

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

83.

KD 3655 Capital Monitoring 2012/13 (3rd Quarter) New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   20 Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Ann Freeman

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

84.

KD 3657 Emergency Support Scheme New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   20 Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Kate Robertson

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

85.

KD 3672 Quarterly Corporate Monitoring Report New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   20 Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Alison Trew

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

86.

KD 3656 Annual Adoption of a Pay Policy New Item!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   27 Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Tony Gilling

Decision status:  Abandoned

87.

KD 3423 Ladderswood Regeneration: Appropriation

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   19 Jun 2013

Lead officer:  Ray James

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

88.

KD 3607 February 2013 Revenue Monitoring Report

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   24 Apr 2013

Lead officer:  Isabel Brittain

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

89.

KD 3642 Energy Retrofit Strategy & Action Plan (Including Pilot Scheme)

Decision maker:  Cabinet Member for Social Housing, Cabinet Member for Environment & Sustainability

Decision:   Not before 14th Mar 2013

Lead officer:  Jeff Laidler

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

90.

KD 3664 Amendments to the Policy for Footway Crossovers and Proposals for the Management of Associated Illegal Activity New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision:   17 Jul 2013

Lead officer:  Stephen Skinner

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

91.

KD 3670 Contract Award for Undertaking a Programme of Energy Conservation Measures to Corporate Buildings and Schools New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   24 Apr 2013

Lead officer:  John Knightley

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

92.

KD 3671 EMPTY PROPERTY CPO VIII New Item!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   Not before 24th Apr 2013

Lead officer:  John Child

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved