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Other Decisions

 Decision TitleDateDetailAttachments


Feb 16 

Agreement to installation of euipment on PCC owned site 


 Tascor Service Credit

Jan 16 

Agreement for various changes to the service credit scheme under the Tascor contract 


Sale of Roads Policing Unit

 Jan 16

Agreement to sale of the Roads Policing Unit at Weston-Super-Mare 

Black Rock Quarry Duty of Care Deeds 13/10/15

The Duty of Care Deeds relating to Black Rock Quarry were signed by John Smith, CEO for the Police and Crime Commissioner. 

Appointment of legally qualified Chairs to preside over Police Misconduct Hearings. Aug 15

Decision to run appointment process to appoint up to 10 legally qualified Chairs to preside over Police Misconduct Hearings. The appointment process is being jointly run with Gloucestershire & Wiltshire PCCs. The appointment is in response to changes in The Police (Conduct) (Amendment) Regulations 2015, with legally qualified Chairs effective from 01/01/2016. 

Establishment of a 2016 PCC Election Board Jun 15

The Chief Executive has decided to establish a 2016 PCC Election Board to oversee the OPCC's work to prepare for the next PCC term. 

Service Delivery Assurance Visits Jun 15

The PCC has set up a new assurance model whereby partners and members of the public make up Panels to review police cases on a given theme. 

Solar PhotoVoltaic(PV) May 15

Contract awarded to prolectric for the supply and installation of Solar PhotoVoltiac (PV) power system at Portishead Police HQ and Cabot Park. 

Neighbourhood Blues Apr 15

The PCC has signed a contract agreeing to a further production of Neighbourhood Blue being filmed at various locations within Avon and Somerset Constabulary. 

Newfoundland Road Police Station Apr 15

The OPCC CEO signed and sealed the documents for the sale of Newfoundland Road Police Station. 

Clevedon Police Station Apr 15

Sale of Clevedon Police Station agreed. 

Commissioning and Grants Strategy Jan 15

Update to the OPCC Commissioning and Grants Strategy

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Disposal of Bridgwater Police Station 15/01/15 OPCC CEO signed and sealed the transfer for the disposal of Bridgwater Police Station  
TrackMyCrime Jan 15 TrackMyCrime contract transferred to the Ministry of Justice to roll out as a national service by deed of novation and variation  
Security Guarding and Scene Guarding Services Dec 14

Awarded contract for provision of Security Guarding and scene guarding services as part of a five force framework agreement, which will release police officers from scene guarding and will save money following a full ITT process.

Construction Framework South West Dec 14

Avon and Somerset Constabulary have joined the Construction Framework South West. 

Minerva Collaboration Innovation Fund Submission Dec 14

Further to the decision to buy Niche, the PCC has signed up to the Minerva collaboration innovation fund submission.

Acting Chief Constable 13/05/14

On 13th May 2014, following the suspension of Chief Constable Nick Gargan, the PCC requested that the then Deputy Chief Constable, John Long take the position as Actiong Chief Constable until further notice. 

Independent Persons to become volunteer members of the Independent Residents' Panel Nov 14

Decision to run appointment process to appoint three additional members of the public to both increase the Panel membership and replace members leaving. 

Victim Services Commissioning Plan published Aug 14

The PCC's plan for commissioning support services published and procurement processes commenced. 

Victim Services Commissioning Plan
Multi-agency budget for Violence against Women and Children (VAWC) Aug 14

 £37,128 allocated to the Operational group of the VAWC Strategy Group to work on multi-agency projects addressing this priority.

OPCC 04/07/14

 A media agreement with a TV company signed.

Bristol Airport 25/06/14 Lease relating to office space at Bristol Airport signed and sealed by John Smith  
Castlewood 23/06/14 Lease relating to Castlewood Police space signed and sealed by John Smith  
New Bridewell 16/06/14 Scheduled disposal of ex police building to Watkins Jones.  There will be a comprehensive redevelopment of the site to provide predominantly student accommodation.  
Frome Police Station 13/06/14 A short term lease and permission to undertake
alterations taken of premises at Wessex Fields for a temporary base until (i)
the new response unit is built on part of the retained land at the existing
site and (ii) shared accommodation made available with Council partner for
Enquiry Office and local policing team
Filton Police Station 12/05/14 Planned disposal of Police Station premises to Knightstone Housing Association Limited.  All Filton departments will eventually move to the new Patchway Police Centre.  They will honwever be temporarily located at Southmead with a few response officers operating out of Thornbury.  
Support Services for Victims - Commissioning intentions for consultation Feb 2014 Decision to consult on commissioning intentions for support services for victims  
Deed of Variation Relating to PFI Projects 04/04/2014 Deed of variation in respect of the PFI projects signed and sealed by John Smith, OPCC CEO, on 4th April 2014.  
Administration & Contact Handling Officer Jan 14 Decision to run appointment process to replace existing role.  
Independent Persons to sit on Police Officer Misconduct Hearing Panels Jan 14 Decision to run appointment process to appoint additional independent persons to expand the local pool, in addition to the regional pool.  
SARC Review Jan 14 The PCC jointly commissioned a service review of the Avon and Somerset Sexual Assualt Referral Centre (SARC), as a member of the SARC Commissioning Board  
Custody Visiting & Voluntary Sector Officer Jan 14 The PCC and the Department for Communities & Local Government have agreed a secondment to provide temporary cover for the PCC's Custody Visiting Scheme administration until a permanent officer is appointed (February - April 2014)  
Sea Eagle Jan 14 Agreement with Kent Police to use risk assessment tool for commercial maritime vessels known as Sea Eagle  
Custody Visiting & Voluntary Sector Officer Jan 14 Decision to run appointment process to replace existing role following resignation  
Complaint against the Chief Constable 30/12/2013 Following delegation to OPCC CEO of complaints, decision by CEO to appoint the Chief Constable of Dyfed Powys to investigate a complaint against the Chief Constable  
Section 26 Authorities - Permission for Officer to Undertake Duties Overseas Oct 2013 It was agreed to send three officers to Cyprus and Jordon during November 2013.  
Signing of Various Sub-Contractor Warranties Related to the Accommodation PFI Project 30/12/2013 See title  
Acting Chair of the Joint Audit Committee 13/12/2013 The appointment of Jude Ferguson as acting Chair of the Joint Audit Committee for one year was ratified at the meeting of the Joint Audit Committee.  
Commissioning and Grants Strategy 2013 12/12/2013 For commissioned & grant funded projects commencing in 2014/15 and beyond.  
Joint Operating Policy - Information Management Nov 2013 Decision to Establish a joint information management policy Policies and Procedures
Contribution to SARC Service Review 29/10/2013 Contribution to service review of the Sexual Assualt Referral Centre as agreed by the SARC Commissioning Board  
Draft Commissioning and Grants Strategy Sept 2013 Decision to consult on the Draft Commissioning and Grants Strategy  
Section 26 Authorities - Permission for Officer to Undertake Duties Oversea 2013 Request to send Officer to Spain in September and another to send two Officers to Budapest. There are no costs to the Constabulary.  
Summer/Winter 2013 Council Tax Precept Consultation Approach 2013 Online survey and events  
Victims Event 2013 Decision to hold a Victims Event  
Joint Police ICT Co Board 2013 Decision to Establish a joint ICT Co Board  
Avon and Somerset Business Crime Forum 2013 Decision to launch first full Avon and Somerset Business Crime Forum (following scoping work and consultation with businesses, business groups and the Constabulary) on 18th September  
Regional Decision - See detail May 2013 Regional Decision - Triforce Specialist Operations Business Case  
 Regional Decision - See detail May 2013 Regional Decision - Special Branch Expansion Business Case  
 Regional Decision - See detail Apr 2013 Regional Decision - Regional Witness Protection Project, Topping Out Ceremony for Firearms Training, Regional Template for Collaboration  
Stage 2 Reviews, PCSO Powers and Road Safety Camera Review Mar 2013 Commission Stage 2 reviews, review od PCSO powers and Road Safety Camera Review  
Freeze Council Tax Precept 22/11/2012   Decision to freeze council tax precept based on manifesto commitment  
Overarching Police & Crime Plan and 6 Local District Plan 22/11/2012 Decision to establish one overahcing Police and Crime Plan and six district plans  
Out & About Days and Consultation on Police & Crime Plans 22/11/2012 Decision to consult on Police & Crime Plans and establish PCC Out and About Days  
Public Forums Dec 2012 Decision to hold bi-monthly public forums giving the public the opportunity to attend a presentation by the constabulary followed by a Q & A session with the PCC and Chief Constable.  
Regional Working Dec 2012 Agreed regional working with PCC's  


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