Decisions

This page contains a comprehensive record of all Leader's Urgent Decisions, Cabinet Decisions, and Officer Decisions. It also shows Cabinet Members' Decisions from December 2016 onwards. To search for earlier Cabinet Members' Decisions click on Search Committee Documents then filter by committee, choosing the 'Cabinet Members' Decisions' option.

Decisions published

15/10/2020 - Civic Campus: Award of Contract for the Refurbishment and Fit-Out of the Town Hall ref: 4196    Recommendations Approved

Approve the award of a works contract to Ardmore Construction Limited for the refurbishment and fit out of the Town Hall.

The budget was agreed at the 3rd December 2018 Cabinet meeting.


Reason for urgency:
It is contractual requirement for the Council to make this decision on the Civic Campus so that the development can proceed and the joint venture can enter into building contracts.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of the Economy Department

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 21/10/2020

Decision:

1.            That Appendices 1,  2 & 3 are not for publication on the basis that  they contain information relating to the financial or business affairs of a particular person (including the authority holding that information) under Paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, and in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, be agreed; and

 

2.            That the Council enters into the contract with Ardmore Construction Limited for the refurbishment of the existing Grade 2 Listed Building plus the fit out of the Town Hall (including Category B fit out of the glass box vertical extension) a copy of which is appended at Appendix 1.

Wards affected: Hammersmith Broadway;

Lead officer: David Burns, Sazeda Ibrahim, Philippa Cartwright


14/10/2020 - Decision to extend and vary the borough-wide Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) relating to the Consumption of Alcohol ref: 4195    Recommendations Approved

Decision whether to extend borough-wide PSPO related to consumption of alcohol under the ASB, Policing and Crime Act 2014.

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader

Decision published: 15/10/2020

Effective from: 20/10/2020

Decision:

1.    That the Deputy Leader authorises the extension of the current PSPO prohibitions/requirements relating to alcohol.

 

2.    That the Deputy Leader authorises the variation of the PSPO to remove the prohibitions/requirements relating to dogs.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Felicity Charles


12/10/2020 - Capital Programme Monitor & Budget Variations, 2020/21 (First Quarter) ref: 4191    Recommendations Approved

This report provides a financial update on the council’s capital programme at the end of the first quarter and requests approval for any budget variations.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/10/2020

Effective from: 16/10/2020

Decision:

1.    To approve the proposed budget variations to the capital programme totalling £36.4m (summarised in Table 1 and detailed in Appendix 2).

 

2.    To note the potential risks regarding the Housing Capital Programme, as summarised in paragraphs 26, 27 and 28.

 

3.    To delegate the allocation of the HRA Asset Management and Compliance Programme unallocated budget to the Strategic Director of the Economy, in consultation with the Director of Finance.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Lord


12/10/2020 - Approve Proposed Changes To The Council's Housing Scheme Of Allocations ref: 4193    Recommendations Approved

This report requests permission to implement the changes following consultation on proposed changes to the Council's Housing Allocation Scheme.

 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/10/2020

Effective from: 16/10/2020

Decision:

To approve the following changes to the Housing Allocation Scheme:

 

1.    Change the way social housing is allocated by introducing an online digital housing platform.

 

2.    Allow qualifying households to remain or join the housing register when assisted into the Private Rented Sector via our Homelessness Service.

 

3.    Lower the community contribution threshold for Disabled people.

 

4.    Make an exception to the local residency qualification so that young people are not disadvantage by time spent outside the borough to access SEN services.

 

5.    Ring fence properties which have been adapted or are suitable for adaption for disabled households.

 

6.    Give additional priority for young people ready for move-on from Care by increasing their priority award to Band 1 and increase the annual quota for Children Leaving Care from 30 to 40 housing lets.

 

7.    That local Lettings Plans be put in place automatically to give local residents priority for all new social housing developments.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Glendine Shepherd


12/10/2020 - Resident Experience and Access Programme (REAP) - proposed mandate to move to the delivery phase of the programme ref: 4192    Recommendations Approved

Digital transformation programme for how residents and businesses contact and access the Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/10/2020

Effective from: 16/10/2020

Decision:

That Cabinet:

 

1.    Approves the detailed business case and delivery plan attached in Appendix 1 for the Resident Experience and Access programme to move from the planning to the delivery stage and complete all further design work required.

 

2.    Approves the core associated principles that underpin the intended future operating model of service delivery that will be rigorously pursued on a corporate basis and through co-production with a representative range of residents.   

 

3.    Approves in principle investment of up to £3.6m plus £0.4m contingency from one-off council reserves (up to £4.0m in total), delegating the draw-down of the reserve in line with the programme tranches, to the Director of Finance and the Senior Responsible Officer for the programme, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Commercial Services and the Cabinet Member for Public Services Reform.

 

4.    Notes the risk management arrangements put in place for this programme to provide reassurance for the effective use of the programme’s resources and successful delivery of significantly improved services for all its customers at a lower ongoing cost. 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Thea Baillie, Nicola Ellis