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

03/01/2019 - Award Of Contract For The Replacement Case Management System For The West London Coroners Service ref: 3733    Recommendations Approved

To award a contract to Civica UK Limited for a case management system for the West London Coroners Service, through a direct call off contract from the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Commercial Services

Decision published: 11/01/2019

Effective from: 03/01/2019

Decision:

To award a contract to Civica UK Limited for a case management system for the West London Coroners Service, through a direct call off contract from the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gideon Springer


10/01/2019 - Expert support for demobilising the Mitie contract and implementing a new repairs model ref: 3730    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Paper ‘Mitie Partnership Progress Update’ of 8th October 2018 approved the termination of the Council’s Housing Repairs and Maintenance Contract with Mitie Property Services (UK). Demobilising the Mitie contract and implementing a new repairs and maintenance model involves a significant volume of complex work, and there is not sufficient capacity and capability within Growth and Place to carry it out without commissioning outside support. This report seek authorisation to directly appoint consultants to provide this support.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision published: 10/01/2019

Effective from: 10/01/2019

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member:

 

1.    Approve the allocation of £90,000 for consultancy support for the next phase of the notice/demobilisation period to support the orderly demobilisation of the Mitie contract and the implementation of a new repairs and maintenance model, funded from the HRA Transformation earmarked reserve.

 

2.    Waive pursuant to Contract Standing Orders (CSO) 3 the usual tendering requirements of CSO 10 to seek competitive tenders, to enable direct appointment of consultants to deliver the services outlined in paragraph 2.1, on the grounds that this is in the Council’s overall interests.

 

3.    Approve the appointment of Just Housing Group for the services outlined in paragraph 2.1 in the sum of £90,000.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David McNulty


07/01/2019 - Waiver Of The Contract Standing Orders To Enable The Direct Award Of Contract For Integration Software For Repair Contractors ref: 3729    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks Cabinet Member approval to directly award a one-year contract for the Baris software.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision published: 09/01/2019

Effective from: 07/01/2019

Decision:

 

1.    It is recommended that the Cabinet Member for Housing acting on the advice of the Chief Monitoring Officer:

 

2.    approves a waiver of the Contract Standing Orders (CSOs) 10.2a requirement to seek competitive tenders in respect of delivery of the Baris software contract and associated IT infrastructure and training on the basis that the nature of the market for the services to be provided has been investigated and has been demonstrated to be such that a departure from the CSOs is justified and that this is in the Council’s overall interests;

 

3.    approves the direct award of a new, standalone contract for the Baris interface solution to Northgate Public Services for a duration of one year. The total contract value is £65,000 excluding VAT;

 

4.    delegates approval to the Strategic Director for Growth and Place in consultation with the Chief Information Officer a budget of up to £30,000 for associated IT infrastructure costs and training associated with the implementation of the new interfaces into the external contractor systems and to make direct awards for contracts up to a cumulative value of this £30,000 budget.

 

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: William Shanks


07/01/2019 - Leader's Urgent Decision - Ark Swift Primary School - EdCity ref: 3726    Recommendations Approved

This decision enables officers to proceed with negotiations with ARK and subsidiary company with regard to the EdCity development to enter into a Contingent Cost Sharing Agreement.

 

Reasons for Urgency

To enable officers to address key milestones to achieve the project timeline and to demonstrate a firm commitment to ARK.

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 08/01/2019

Effective from: 11/01/2019

Decision:

This report seeks the authority necessary to enter into a contingent cost sharing agreement (CCSA) prior to a future cabinet approval for the disposal of land to ARK and the completion of a master development agreement to enable the Education City development.

 

 

Wards affected: Wormholt and White City;

Lead officer: Jacquie Agyemang-Johnson