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

02/12/2019 - Procurement Strategy to Develop a Dynamic Purchasing System (under the Light Touch Regime) with the West London Alliance for Looked After Children and Care Leaver Placements ref: 4040    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 02/12/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 03/12/2019

Effective from: 06/12/2019

Decision:

Is it recommended that the Cabinet:

 

1.    Approves the procurement strategy found at Appendix 1 of this report which recommends the development of a Dynamic Purchasing Vehicle for semi-independent living arrangements for Looked After Children and Care Leavers for a period of eight (8) years on a 5+1+1+1 structure with a six (6) month break clause at any point during this term;

 

2.    Approves Hammersmith & Fulham Council becoming the lead borough, on behalf of the West London Alliance (“WLA”) and its core partner boroughs, for the development of the Dynamic Purchasing Vehicle, as detailed within this report.


02/12/2019 - Town Hall Campus Civic Programme: Approval To Purchase Commercial Units And Joint Venture Update ref: 4041    For Determination

Report seeks delegations to acquire commercial units as part of Civic Campus and also provides and update on Joint Venture

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 02/12/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 03/12/2019

Effective from: 06/12/2019

Decision:

That Cabinet approves

1.1.        Subject to receiving a satisfactory external valuation advice, that the Council enter into a conditional sale agreement, and any other legal agreements which are required, with the King Street Joint Venture for the purchase of:

·           6,011sqm NIA of B1 office space.

·           523sqm NIA for office start-up units.

·           649sqm NIA commercial uses in A1–A3 use class.

·           A new four-screen cinema totalling 1,283sqm NIA and 335sqm NIA restaurant.

1.2.       Delegated authority to the Strategic Director for the Economy, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for the Economy, to finalise and complete negotiations with the Joint Venture company and enter into all necessary legal agreement/s in order to give effect to the decision in 2.1 above.

1.3.        Delegated authority to the Strategic Director for the Economy, in consultation with the Borough Solicitor and the Cabinet Member for the Economy, to agree onward pre-sales and lettings to appropriate occupiers for each of the buildings following external property advice on commercial terms and values.

 

That Cabinet recommends to Full Council

1.4.        To approve a capital budget of £64m for the purchase of the office space, start up units, commercial units, restaurant and cinema as set out in this report and the associated professional fees and Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). The total budget will be funded by general fund borrowing, represented by an increase in the Council’s capital financing requirement, supplemented by capital receipts, or developer contributions when available, with final confirmation of funding delegated to the Strategic Director, Finance and Governance, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Commercial Services.

 

1.5.        To approve an additional capital budget of £25m to purchase a 50% stake in the joint venture limited liability partnership with A2 Dominion at the point at which the new town hall extension is handed over to the Council, funded by general fund borrowing, represented by an increase in the Council’s capital financing requirement.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Burns


02/12/2019 - Safer Cycle Pathway Route Along King Street & Hammersmith Road And A4 Cycle Highway ref: 4039    For Determination

This report seeks cabinet approval in principle of the proposed Safer Cycle Pathway route (SCP) along King Street & Hammersmith Road and the A4 Cycle Highway

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 02/12/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 03/12/2019

Effective from: 06/12/2019

Decision:

1     Approve the principle of a proposed Safer Cycle Pathway route along Hammersmith Road & King Street from Olympia to Goldhawk Road and the proposed Cycle Highway route along the A4 from British Grove to Warwick Road.

 

2     Delegate authority to the Chief Officer for Public Realm to progress to detailed design and carry out any remaining statutory consultation on the scheme proposals.

 

3     Delegate authority to the Chief Officer for Public Realm to incorporate into the final design, where possible, feedback from the Residents Commission made up of local residents, business and disabled groups.

 

4     Delegate authority to the Chief Officer to commit the capital expenditure for the highway improvements works. The main construction works are to be carried out by the Council’s Principal Highways Contractor, F.M Conway Limited, under the existing Term Contract and the scheme will be fully funded by Transport for London (TfL).

 

5     Authorise the Chief Officer for Public Realm to enter into a Section 278 agreement under the Highways Act 1980, with Transport for London for the highway works.

 

6     Authorise the Chief Officer for Public Realm to enter into a section 8 agreement under the Highways Act 1980, with neighbouring highway authorities for the highway works as required, with the Council as the highway authority, carrying out the works.

 

7     Note that the Cabinet Member for the Environment will be kept updated via regular briefing notes during the scheme development.

 

Wards affected: Avonmore and Brook Green; Hammersmith Broadway; Ravenscourt Park;

Lead officer: Richard Duffill


02/12/2019 - Corporate Revenue Monitor 2019/20 Month 5 - 31 August 2019 ref: 4038    For Determination

Forecast outrun position as at and of August. Requests for any budget virements or write offs.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 02/12/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 03/12/2019

Effective from: 06/12/2019

Decision:

1.    That Directors and Cabinet members urgently identify and deliver actions that offset the forecast General Fund overspend of £9.2m.

 

2.    To note the HRA forecast overspend.

 

3.    To approve the virement set out in Appendix 9.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Emily Hill


02/12/2019 - Officer's Delegate Decision - Award of Contract for Toxicology Provision for West London Coroner’s Court ref: 4042    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks approval to award a 2-year contract, with the option to extend for up to 2 further years, to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to provide toxicology services for the WLCS. The toxicology contract is to be awarded by the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham on behalf of the WLCS.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director Finance & Governance

Decision published: 02/12/2019

Effective from: 05/12/2019

Decision:

That the Strategic Director of Finance and Governance approves:

 

1.    That Appendix 2 is not for publication on the basis that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) as set out in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

2.    the procurement strategy presented in Appendix 1;

 

3.    the award of a contract to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to provide toxicology services for the West London Coroner’s Service, via a direct call off contract from the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) Framework for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for up to a further 2 years.  The value of the contract, based on current usage, is approximately £100,000 per annum, (and therefore approximately £200,000 for the initial contract period or £400,000 in aggregate if the extension is utilised). The proposed commencement date is 1st of January 2020; and

 

4.    that the Borough Solicitor be granted delegated authority to take all necessary legal and practical steps required in order to complete the contract.

 

Lead officer: Christina Houghton


06/10/2019 - Approval To Award Contract To West London Zone For The Provision Of Early Intervention Link Worker Support Services For Children And Young People ref: 4037    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to seek approval to award the contract for the provision of service for early intervention link worker support for children and young people to West London Zone (WLZ).

Decision Maker: Director Children's Services

Decision published: 25/11/2019

Effective from: 28/11/2019

Decision:

To approve the award of a contract to West London Zone (WLZ) for the provision of the early intervention link worker support service for children and young people, for a period of four years (to be delivered over a period of 5 financial years), up to the maximum contract value of £999,000.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lesley Bell