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

23/01/2023 - Direct Award of Contract for Minterne Gardens Extra Care Service ref: 4565    For Determination

The decision is to agree that the Contract with Housing 21 will start from February 2023 until 31st March 2027.

The decision is to agree that the total value of the four-year Housing 21 Minterne Gardens contract is expected to be £3,919,566.

The service is based on a core and flexi model which fits around resident’s needs. This contract will provide a consistent and sustainable Extra Care Service for resident of the borough, which promotes independent living, enabling them to remain in their own home for as long as possible and reduces the need for more expensive residential care.

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader

Decision published: 27/01/2023

Effective from: 02/02/2023

Decision:

1. To note that Appendix 2 is not for publication on the basis that it is legally privileged as set out in paragraph 5 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

2.To agree that the Contract will start from February 2023 until 31st March 2027 to bring it in line with the Elgin Extra Care contract.

 

3.The total value of the four-year Housing 21 Minterne Gardens contract is expected to be £3,919,566.  The service is based on a core and flexi model which fits around resident’s needs. This contract will provide a consistent and sustainable Extra Care Service for resident of the borough, which promotes independent living, enabling them to remain in their own home for as long as possible and reduces the need for more expensive residential care.

 

Wards affected: White City; Wormholt;

Lead officer: Johan van Wijgerden


20/01/2023 - Award of H&F Non-Residential Property Water Contract to Water Plus 2023 - 2027 ref: 4564    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Direct award required through New Laser Framework which Laser have ruthlessly benchmarked and completed detailed analysis of top water suppliers which all meet high industry standards. LBH&F have selected Waterplus on best value, continuity of service, excellent customer service and added in-house capabilities, and accurate quality reporting.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for the Economy

Decision published: 25/01/2023

Effective from: 31/01/2023

Decision:

That the Cabinet Members approve utilising the Laser (Y22013) framework to   direct award the contract to Water Plus for a four-year period at a total contract value of £1,141,714.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kal Saini, Sebastian Mazurczak


20/01/2023 - Infrastructure Asset Management System ref: 4563    Recommendations Approved

Procurement of an infrastructure asset management system for use in various departments across the council. The incumbent supplier is Confirm on Demand.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Reform

Decision published: 23/01/2023

Effective from: 27/01/2023

Decision:

1.    To note 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.    To approve contract award to Brightly Software for Confirm on Demand using the G Cloud 12 framework, RM1557.12. Costs are contained in exempt Appendix 2 but the total value of the decision is for £580,190 over 4 years and will be funded from Digital services operational budget.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sean Dickson


13/01/2023 - Award of contracts for the major refurbishment of Becklow Gardens estate and Emlyn Gardens Estate ref: 4562    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks approval to award two separate contracts, one for the major refurbishment of the Becklow Gardens estate W12 and one for the major refurbishment of Emlyn Gardens estate W12.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness

Decision published: 18/01/2023

Effective from: 24/01/2023

Decision:

1.    To note that Appendices 1-3 are not for publication on the basis that they contain 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.    That the Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness approves the appointment of Axis Europe PLC via the South East Consortium Internal and External Works Framework Lot 1b (Major Refurbishment over £1m) (“SEC Framework”), to undertake major refurbishment works to the Becklow Gardens estate W12 for a sum of £5,980,916.27. The project is expected to start on site on 20 February 2023 with an estimated completion date of 11 December 2023.

 

3.    That the Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness approves  the appointment of Axis Europe PLC via the South East Consortium Internal and External Works Framework Lot 1b (Major Refurbishment over £1m) (“SEC Framework”), to undertake major refurbishment works to the Emlyn Gardens estate W12 for a sum of £5,125,627.07. The project is expected to be to start on site on 20 February 2023 with an estimated completion date of 11 December 2023.

 

4.    That the Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness approves the contingency sums detailed in exempt Appendix 3 to deal with any unforeseen works that may arise during the delivery of each project.

 

5.    That the Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness notes that the formal award of the contracts will not be made until completion of consultation with affected leaseholders under Section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.

 

 

Wards affected: Coningham; Wendell Park;

Lead officer: Vince Conway


11/01/2023 - Contract Award of the Parking Debt Management Contract ref: 4560    Recommendations Approved

Report outlining the recommended Enforcement Agents to award the Parking Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) debt contract.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Public Realm

Decision published: 12/01/2023

Effective from: 19/01/2023

Decision:

1.    To note that Appendix 1 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.    To award a contract to Marston Holdings as the appointed primary contractor who will receive 100% of the Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) debt warrants at the initiation of the contract.

 

3.    To award a concession contract to CDER as the secondary contractor to receive PCN warrants if not successfully enforced 6-months after receipt by Marston Holdings.

 

4.    To note that this split of 100% to 0% will be reviewed once capability is created within the Parking management system to ensure that cases relating to one individual will never be split between the two contractors causing them both to enforce on the same debtor at the same time. This project will be undertaken after the contract initiation and will have a targeted timeframe of 6 months. 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gary Hannaway


11/01/2023 - Early Intervention Procurement Award Report ref: 4549    Recommendations Approved

Award report for contracts following early intervention procurement exercise

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Education

Decision published: 12/01/2023

Effective from: 19/01/2023

Decision:

1.    To note that Appendix 1 is exempt under paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 because it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person including the authority holding that information.

2.    To Approve the award for the Youth Provision contract to Let Me Play, who will be additionally subcontracting to Action on Disability, Active Successful Engagement and Harrow Club, for the period 1st April 2023 – 31st March 2026, for the sum of £1,124,794. An optional extension for a further 2 years to 31st March 2028 is included, bringing the total contract value to £1,874,590.

3.    To approve the award for the Volunteer Family Support contract to Safe Families for Children for the period 1st April 2023 – 31st March 2026, for the sum of £262,500. An optional extension for a further 2 years to 31st March 2028 is included, bringing the total contract value to £437,500.

4.    To approve the award for the Virtual Reality Software contract to Round Midnight Ltd for the period 1st April 2023 – 31st March 2026, for the sum of £53,500. An optional extension for a further 2 years to 31st March 2028 is included, bringing the total contract value to £88,500.

5.    To approve the award for the Child and Family Support contract to Urban Partnership Group for the period 1st April 2023 – 31st March 2026, for the sum of £995,700. An optional extension for a further 2 years to 31st March 2028 is included, bringing the total contract value to £1,659,500.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alistair Ayres