Leader's Urgent Decisions and Cabinet Member Decisions

This page contains a comprehensive record of all Leader's Urgent 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

11/07/2019 - ADOPTION OF A PUBLIC SPACES PROTECTION ORDER (PSPO) PROHIBITING THE USE OF AMPLIFIERS IN CERTAIN PARTS OF HAMMERSMITH TOWN CENTRE ref: 3932    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks approval for a PSPO prohibiting amplified street noise within a defined area of Hammersmith Town Centre (see Appendix 1).

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader

Decision published: 25/07/2019

Effective from: 11/07/2019

Decision:

That the Deputy Leader approves the making of a Public Spaces Protection Order (pursuant to s59, Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime & Policing Act 2014) for the area of Hammersmith Town Centre as set out at Appendix 2 of this report.

 

 


09/07/2019 - Repairs to Communal and District Heating Schemes ref: 3930    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks approval to let a contract to Cenergist Limited to carry out repairs to communal and district schemes. The procurement strategy for this project was approved by Cabinet on 14 January 2019 and the proposed works will form part of the 2019/20 housing capital programme for which the Cabinet Member for Housing has responsibility.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision published: 17/07/2019

Effective from: 09/07/2019

Decision:

1.    That approval is given to award a contract for repairs to the communal and district heating schemes to Cenergist Limited in the sum of £2,255,768.98 for an anticipated contract period of 20 weeks. This includes a provisional sum of £200,000 to cover any unforeseen eventualities.

 

2.    To note that the formal award of contract will not be made until completion of consultation with affected leaseholders under Section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.

Wards affected: Fulham Broadway; Fulham Reach; Hammersmith Broadway; Palace Riverside; Wormholt and White City;

Lead officer: Richard Buckley


11/07/2019 - Leader's Urgent Decision - Hartopp Point and Lannoy Point – Hartopp Point and Lannoy Point - Appointment of Project Management Services for Demolition ref: 3927    Recommendations Approved

Procurement of a lead consultant to Project Manage the demolition of Hartopp Point and Lannoy Point. The Lead Consultant will provide Project management, Employer’s Agent, CDM, structural and engineering services to the Council.

 

Reasons for urgency:

To ensure Lannoy Point and Hartopp Point blocks are demolished by December 2020, in line with 29th April 2019 Cabinet decision following identification of serious structural defects, immediate appointment of a specialist contractor to project manage the demolition project, act as an Employer’s Agent and provide services such as Quantity Surveying would ensure Ruthlessly Financially Efficiency.

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 12/07/2019

Effective from: 17/07/2019

Decision:

The Leader is recommended to:

 

1.    Approve a waiver of the requirements of paragraph 8 of Contract Standing Orders for a Business Case and Procurement Strategy to be approved for all procurements in excess of £100,000 on the basis that this is in the Council’s overall interests, in relation to the procurement of a project manager and Employer’s Agent and for the project to demolition of Hartopp Point and Lannoy Point blocks.

 

2.    Approve the procurement as described in section 5 of this report for a lead consultant to act as an Employer’s Agent and provide project management, CDM, structural, engineering and other ancillary services for the project to demolition of Hartopp Point and Lannoy Point blocks, using the London Construction Programme’s Dynamic Purchasing System for Construction, Estates and Property Professional Services.

 

3.    Delegate to the Strategic Director of the Economy Department authority to award a contract to a supplier to provide the services described in the report.

 

4.    Note that the estimated budget for the proposed contract is £127,500.

 

5.    Approve the Council entering into the required Access agreement for use of the London Construction Programme’s Dynamic Purchasing System, for this and for any future procurements at a cost of 2% of the value of each awarded contract.

 

6.    Note that the budget for this contract was included in the HRA capital budget report approved by Cabinet on 1st July 2019 and was also included in 29th April 2019 Cabinet report authorising the demolition of the two blocks.

 

Wards affected: Munster;

Lead officer: Matthew Rumble


08/07/2019 - Award Report for Future Leaders Programme ref: 3928    Recommendations Approved

The Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive requested that the Learning & Careers Team develop a greater focus on talent management in Hammersmith & Fulham Council and prioritise the introduction of a Future Leaders talent programme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Public Services Reform

Decision published: 11/07/2019

Effective from: 08/07/2019

Decision:

1.    The Cabinet Member for Public Services Reform is asked to approve the award of a contract for a Future Leaders Programme to Roffey Park Institute Ltd from 26/06/2019 to 26/06/2020 (1 year) for a total value of £48,375 with provision for a one-year extension.

 

2.    To delegate the decision to extend the contract for one year in accordance with the contract’s terms to the Assistant Director for People & Talent.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Joanna Klimera


09/07/2019 - Fire Safety Improvement Works - Upgrade Fire Door Sets in Tower Blocks in Charecroft and Edward Woods ref: 3926    Recommendations Approved

This document sets out fire safety improvement works to install and upgrade fire door sets in high risk premises identified through fire risk assessment, as part of the Council’s Fire Safety Pus programme, to make our buildings safer and protect residents to a higher standard.

The report makes recommendations as to the appointment of a consultant to carry out the works and an independent company to quality check a representative sample.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision published: 10/07/2019

Effective from: 09/07/2019

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member for Housing:

 

1.     Approve the waiver under Contract Standing Order (`CSO`) 3.1 of CSO 10.2 (table 10.2d) of the requirement for contracts at paragraph 2.2 to be procured through the Housing Repairs Contractor or by carrying out a tendering exercise on the basis that these works are in the Council’s overall interest.

 

2.     Approve the appointment of the following two contractors through the South East Consortium (SEC) framework to deliver a programme of front entry fire door replacement to flats and protected stair/firefighting shaft fire door replacement, as required by fire risk assessments, to multi-story blocks on the Charecroft and Edward Woods Estates:

a.     Kier Services Ltd for a period of 24 months. The contract to start from August 2019

b.     Engie Group for a period of 24 months. The contract to start from August 2019

 

3.     Approve the overall sum of £2,529,500 for the two contracts at 2.2. Work will be divided between the contractors by the client team, with either company being able to carry out part or all of the works in the event of resource, capacity or other requirements that arise during the works.

 

4.     Approve the waiver under CSO 3.1 of CSO 10.2 (table 10.2a) of the requirement for the contract at paragraph 2.5 to use framework agreements or seek competitive bids on the basis that it is in the Council’s overall interest.

 

5.     Approve the direct award of a contract to Oakleaf Surveying Ltd in order to validate the installation through third party accreditation of up to 20% sample of door sets installed by Engie and Keir at a total cost of up to £40,000 for a period of up to 24 months from commencement, which is planned for August 2019.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Richard Buckley


08/07/2019 - Leader's Urgent Decision - Contract Extension Of Managed Services Provider For The Provision Of Agency Workers ref: 3925    Recommendations Approved

Report to extend the Council's agency contract with Pertemps Ltd.

 

Reasons for urgency:

Extension required due to contract expiring.

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 09/07/2019

Effective from: 12/07/2019

Decision:

It is recommended that the Leader:

 

1.            Approves that the option be exercised to extend the term of the contract for provision of managed service for temporary agency resource with Pertemps Limited for a period of 12 months from 1st July 2019 to 30th June 2020 for the maximum sum approved in the Cabinet Decision 7th March 2016 and the rates stipulated under the Framework.

 

2          Approves the modification of the terms under the Agreement to include the following below commitment:

 

Over the next 12 months, Pertemps Limited to transfer a minimum of £50,000 into a fund derived from Pertemps Apprenticeship Levy to benefit LBHF by directly supporting SMEs within the borough to provide up to 15 annual apprenticeships.

 

3.         Notes and ratifies the decision to extend the term of the contract with Pertemps Limited from 1st July 2018 to 30th June 2019.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Chris Collier


08/07/2019 - Leader's Urgent Decision - Adoption Regionalisation - Adopt London West Regional Adoption Agency ref: 3924    Recommendations Approved

Approval for Hammersmith and Fulham Council to go forward with the plan to join the Adopt London West Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) in response to the Department for Education’s (DfE) paper on Regional Adoption Agencies in 2016, requiring local authorities to form RAAs by 2020. Regionalising adoption services is also reinforced through amendments to the primary legislation introduced via the Education and Adoption Act 2016. Adopt London West is the coming together of the adoption services of the London boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Hounslow to form a Regional Adoption Agency.

 

Reasons for urgency:

Central government policy requires that all Adoption services be delivered through Regional Adoption Agencies (RAA) by 2020. Local authorities that have not done so by the set period will be directed to do so by the government

 

Hammersmith and Fulham and partner authorities proposed to form the Adopt London West RAA. Partner local authorities have received approval from their Council to join the RAA and are awaiting Hammersmith and Fulham’s decision

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 09/07/2019

Effective from: 12/07/2019

Decision:

It is recommended that the Leader:

 

1.            Approves Hammersmith and Fulham Council entering into a regional adoption arrangement, to be known as Adopt London West, with four participating authorities (Brent, Hounslow, Ealing, and Hammersmith and Fulham) identified in this report, and that special guardianship support is included in this arrangement from the outset.

 

2          Approves London Borough of Ealing hosting Adopt London West.

 

3          Delegate to the London Borough of Ealing, as host of Adopt West London, the following statutory functions of the Council:

(a) the recruitment of persons as prospective adopters;

(b) the assessment of prospective adopters' suitability to adopt a child;

(c) the approval of prospective adopters as suitable to adopt a child;

(d) decisions as to whether a particular child should be placed for adoption with a particular prospective adopter;

(e) the provision of adoption support services (with the exception of the services listed in paragraph 4.5.5 of the report),

(f) guardianship support services.

 

4          Delegates authority to the Director of Children’s Services, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children and Education, to take whatever steps are necessary to implement the decisions in this report including but not limited to approving any agreements between the Councils.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Charles Donkoh


01/07/2019 - Linford Christie Outdoor Sports Stadium - Outcome of Public Consultation ref: 3921    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

That Cabinet:

 

1.    Carefully consider all the responses to the consultation including officers’ comments in paragraph 5 as well as full details in Appendix 1 of this report.

 

2.    Note there is public support for a major intervention at the Linford Christie Outdoor Sports Stadium.

 

That subject to the Trust approving the recommendations of the report to the Wormwood Scrubs Charitable Trust Committee dated 26th June that Cabinet:

 

3.    Note the report to Wormwood Scrubs Charitable Trust Committee of 26 June, attached as Appendix 2 and agree the Procurement Strategy as set out as an exempt appendix of that report.

 

4.    Delegate authority to the Strategic Director for the Economy, in consultation with the Chair of the Trust, to award contracts to multi-disciplinary advisors and enter into any other legal agreements which become necessary to obtain an Outline Business Case on behalf of the Trust.

 

5.    Allocate a budget of £397,500 to progress the Outline Business Case on behalf of the Trust which will be funded from Community Infrastructure Levy receipts.

 

 


01/07/2019 - Award of Contract for the Integrated Housing Management System ref: 3920    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

1.    To approve the direct award of the contract between the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Northgate Public Service (UK) Ltd from 1 July 2019 to 1 July 2020.

 

2.    To approve awaiver of Contract Standing Orders(CSOs) to allow the contract to be awarded to Northgate Public Services (UK) Ltd at a value of £394,000 for a full year.

 

3.    To approve the delegation of authority to the Strategic Director for the Economy in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing to authorise a contract extension of up to six months between the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Northgate Public Services (UK) Ltd, to allow for mobilisation of the new housing ICT contract.

 

 

 


01/07/2019 - Old Laundry Yard, Shepherds Bush ref: 3919    For Determination

Progressing planning application and entering into a development management agreement with U+I

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

1.    That Cabinet approves a budget of up to £1.3m funded from HRA borrowing for the Council’s share of the Old Laundry Yard professional fees to enter into a Development Management Agreement with U+I and submit a planning application and the associated costs.

 

2.    That Cabinet approves the set-aside of HRA reserves of £1,300,000 to mitigate the risk of potential write off of capital costs should the scheme not proceed.

 

3.    That Cabinet agrees to waive the usual tendering requirements of Contract Standing Order 10 pursuant to the procedure in CS03 on the grounds that the circumstances are covered by legislative exemptions, to permit the direct award of the Development Agreement.

 

4.    That the Council enters into the Heads of Terms and Development Management Agreement with U+I or any subsidiary company guaranteed by U+I, which are required to facilitate the delivery of the Old Laundry Yard.

 

5.    To delegate authority to the Strategic Director for The Economy, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for the Economy and the Arts and the Assistant Director of Legal and Democratic Services, to finalise and complete negotiations with U+I in order to give effect to the decision in 2.3 above.

 

6.    Resolves that the area of land at Old Laundry Yard, Pennard Road referred to in this report and shown edged red, coloured yellow on the plan at Appendix 1 is no longer required for the purpose for which it is currently held in the HRA.

 

7.    To approve in principle the appropriation of the area of land as shown edged red at Appendix 1, for the planning purposes of facilitating redevelopment for residential and other uses pursuant to section 122 of the Local Government Act 1972 which will enable the Council to override easements, covenants and other third party rights in respect of the land pursuant to section 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 and note that final approval will be subject to a further report demonstrating that the requirements set out in the legal implications section having been satisfied.

 

Wards affected: Shepherds Bush Green;

Lead officer: Jacquie Agyemang-Johnson


01/07/2019 - Treasury Outturn Report 2018/19 ref: 3912    For Determination

The report presents an overview of treasury management activity in 2018/19

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

That this report be noted.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Emily Hill


01/07/2019 - Building Homes and Communities Strategy ref: 3917    For Determination

Agreement of strategy and approval of delegated budgets to progress schemes

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

1.      That Cabinet approves the outline strategic case for the Building Homes and Communities Strategy set out in Appendix A which aims to:

·         Build new, genuinely affordable housing which will help maintain the borough’s vibrant social mix;

·         Supports the Council’s Business Plan priority of ‘Building Shared Prosperity’;

·         Renew key community assets, including schools and leisure centres; and

·         Generates income to reinvest in frontline services

 

2.      That Cabinet notes the approach to consultation and engagement including:

(a)  the principle that no individual scheme can proceed without substantial resident involvement

(b)  the interdependency between the strategy and the Defending Council Homes policy currently in development 

(c)  the establishment of a resident panel to provide oversight of consultation on individual schemes as an integral part of the development gateway process.

 

3.      That Cabinet approves the outline programme with further work being undertaken to assess feasibility of individual schemes and procure design work where schemes pass the relevant development gateway.

 

4.      That Cabinet approves budget of up to £230,000 for feasibility studies and project management costs for General Fund schemes identified at appendix C, funded from previously approved developer contributions.

 

5.      That Cabinet approves budget of up to £1,484,119 in relation to HRA schemes set out at appendix B for initial business case, design and survey costs to enable the Council to develop these schemes to outline design (RIBA stage 1) funded from right to buy receipts, grants, developer contributions, borrowing or reserves.

 

6.      That Cabinet approves that a core programme team capital budget of up to £2,134,800 over the current capital programme to 2022/23 to be recovered from capital project costs, where these can be capitalised.

 

7.      That Cabinet notes a future financial requirement of up to £6,990,150 to allow the Council to develop HRA schemes set out at appendix B to allow the Council to develop those schemes identified as feasible to planning (RIBA stage 3). This will require further approvals in line with the Council’s Constitution and Financial Regulations.

 

8.      That Cabinet notes a future financial requirement of up £2,165,958 for initial business case, design and survey costs to enable the Council to develop General Fund schemes set out at appendix B to outline design (RIBA stage 1). This will require further approvals by Cabinet.

 

9.       That Cabinet notes a future financial requirement of up to £12,336,980 to allow the Council to develop General Fund schemes set out at appendix B to planning (RIBA stage 3) if they are considered viable. This will require further approvals in line with the Council’s Constitution and Financial Regulations.

 

10.   That Cabinet delegates the decision to commit expenditure to progress schemes within the outline programme from RIBA stage 0 (strategic definition) to RIBA stage 3 (developed design) to the Strategic Director for the Economy, in consultation with the Strategic Director, Finance and Governance in line with the above budget approvals.

 

11.   That Cabinet delegates identification of funding of the above budget approvals to achieve RIBA stage 0 to 3 to the Strategic Director, Finance and Governance in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Commercial Services.

 

12.   That Cabinet approves the Procurement Strategy and Business Case for the appointment of multi-disciplinary design teams to develop initial business cases, design and survey costs for schemes identified in the outline programme, as set out in exempt appendix C, and delegate the decision as to which of the recommended frameworks to use for each design team procurement to the Assistant Director for Growth.

 

13.   That Cabinet delegates authority to the Strategic Director for Economy to agree revisions to the approved Procurement Strategy and Business Case where there are good operational or procurement reasons for doing so.

 

14.   That Cabinet agrees to delegate the award of the contracts for design services to the Strategic Director for the Economy in consultation with the Cabinet Member for the Economy and the Arts provided that these have been procured in accordance with the approved Procurement Strategy and Business Case referred to in paragraph 2.11.

 

15.   To Cabinet agrees to appoint Bevan Brittan as legal advisors to the Council with regards to the 50 Commonwealth Avenue through a direct award from the London Borough’s Legal Alliance (LBLA) panel framework.

 

16.   That the Council enters into the Master Development Agreement, a Deed of Cooperation and any other legal agreements with ARK and any subsidiary Company and any of its funders, which are required to facilitate the delivery of Education City.

 

17.   To delegate authority to the Strategic Director for Growth and Place, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for the Economy and the Arts and the Assistant Director of Legal and Democratic Services, to finalise and complete negotiations with ARK and any subsidiary company and any of its funders in order to give effect to the decision in 2.16 above.

 

18.   Cabinet are asked to approve a waiver of the usual tendering requirements of Contract Standing Order 10 in relation to the proposed development agreement with ARK (and its subsidiaries) for the Education City development, on the grounds that this is covered by a legislative exemption, as described in the legal implications of the Cabinet report of 29th April 2019 (exempt).

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nick Kimber


01/07/2019 - Contract Extension to Allow Continuation of the Step up to Social Work Training Programme ref: 3915    For Determination

This report seeks approval for the extension of the existing contract with the University of Hertfordshire to deliver the Step Up to Social Work Programme. Fully funded by central government via a grant from the Department for Education, the programme trains Children’s Services social workers to a Post-Graduate Diploma with the opportunity to obtain credits towards a Master’s degree in Social Work. This means that H&F is better able to attract and retain well-qualified children’s social workers at a time when this is proving difficult nationally. The contract is let by Hammersmith & Fulham Council on behalf of the West London Alliance. The contract commenced on 21 July 2017 and will run for six-years, until August 2023 at a total value of c.£1,100,000 (c.£380,000 per cohort). The first successful two-year draw down of that contract is due to expire on the 25 June 2019. In order to continue delivery of the programme for Cohort 6 (due to start in January 2020), Cabinet approval is sought for a continuation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

1.    Approves the continuation of the contract between the Council and the University of Hertfordshire in respect of the delivery of the Step Up to Social Work programme for a further period of 2 years from 26th June 2019 at a total value of £478,000.

 

2.    Delegates the decision to approve a further two-year extension until August 2023, permitted under the contract, to the Director of Children’s Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children and Education, and receive a report updating Cabinet on the progress and performance of the programme over the previous two years.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Craig Holden


01/07/2019 - Housing Revenue Account 2018/19 Outturn ref: 3911    For Determination

This report details and requests that Cabinet note the Housing Revenue Account outturn, the Housing capital programme outturn and the HRA reserves position for 2018/19.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

1.    To note the HRA provisional underspend of £3.779m, which is after the transfer of £5.302m of underspends to HRA reserves.

 

2.    To note the Housing capital programme outturn of £20.137m.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Danny Rochford


01/07/2019 - Capital Programme Monitor & Budget Variations, 2018/19 (Outturn) ref: 3910    For Determination

This report provides a summary of the Council’s Capital Programme out-turn for the financial year 2018/19.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

1.    To note the capital outturn for the year.

 

2.    To approve proposed technical budget variations to the capital programme as summarised in Table 1 and detailed in Appendix 2.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Lord


01/07/2019 - 2018/19 Corporate Revenue Outturn Report ref: 3909    For Determination

The report will compare the final outturn position to the budget for the financial year 2018-19

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

1.    To note that the 2018/19 budget required the delivery of £15.2m of savings.

 

2.    To note, subject to audit, the General Fund overspend of £1.6m net of unused budgeted contingency. The overspend has been charged against corporate earmarked reserves.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Emily Hill


01/07/2019 - Asset Management Compliance Strategy And Capital Programme ref: 3916    For Determination

Following Cabinet approval of H&F Housing Compliance and Asset Management Strategy 2018 to 2022, this report set's out how Growth and Place will implement the new strategy into operation. The report will also include how our compliance led capital programme of works will be profiled over the next 4 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

1.    Approve the capital spending programme set out in this report at Appendix A, this to include commencement of the programme to be contained within the approved HRA capital programme budget up to £121,929,000.

 

2.    Extend the delegation given to the Cabinet Member for Housing on 20 September 2018 to award all contracts forming part of the Housing capital programme in accordance with the approved procurement strategy to include expenditure incurred in the financial year 2022/23.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kurtis Lee, David McNulty


01/07/2019 - Procurement Strategy for Nourish Hub Refurbishment Works ref: 3914    For Determination

Procurement of contractor for refurbishment works

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

1.    To approve the Nourish Hub Procurement Strategy and Business Case, as defined in Appendix 1, leading to the procurement of a works contractor to deliver refurbishment works and fit out for the Nourish Hub, using an open process.

 

2.    To delegate to the Strategic Director for the Economy, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Economy, the decision to award and enter into contract with the preferred bidder, up to a value of £980,000.

 

Wards affected: Shepherds Bush Green;

Lead officer: Labab Lubab


01/07/2019 - Planning Obligations Draw Down Report 2018/19 ref: 3913    For Determination

The report sets out the recommended use of funds received through Section 106 agreements and received as a result of the CIL schedules in force in the borough and seeks authority for the spend for the financial year 2018/9.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

That officers be authorised to drawdown Section 106 and CIL monies as set out in section 4 of this report, to fund expenditure of £14,167,432 including £288,946 of monitoring and administration costs.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matt Butler, David Gawthorpe


01/07/2019 - Regulation of Investigatory Powers (RIPA) ref: 3908    For Determination

This report concerns the working arrangements of Hammersmith & Fulham Council for the exercise of functions under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

1.    That Cabinet approve the termination of the existing agreement between Hammersmith & Fulham Council and RBKC pursuant to Section 113 of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

2.    That authority be delegated to the Strategic Director of the Environment in consultation with the Assistant Director of Legal and Democratic Services to finalise and approve the proposed sovereign borough Hammersmith & Fulham RIPA Policy for the exercise of RIPA powers in Hammersmith & Fulham (attached as Appendix 1). 

 

3.    That Cabinet approve the appointment of the Chief Officer, Safer Neighbourhoods & Regulatory Services, Environment Department, as the Senior Responsible Officer for Hammersmith & Fulham Council.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Rai


01/07/2019 - Community Asset Transfer ref: 3918    For Determination

Grove Neighbourhood Council has approached the Council to acquire the Freehold of the property which they currently occupy under a 99 year lease from 20th January 1983 on a full repairing and insuring basis at a "peppercorn rent".

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 02/07/2019

Effective from: 05/07/2019

Decision:

1             That Cabinet approve the surrender of the current lease granted to Grove Neighbourhood Centre, Bradmore Park Road and to agree a community asset transfer of freehold interest.

 

2             To delegate to Strategic Director, The Economy in consultation with Cabinet Member for Finance and Commercial Service as well as Assistant Director of Law to agree to the legal property transfer document to be completed.

 

Wards affected: Ravenscourt Park;

Lead officer: Ade Sule, Nigel Brown