Decisions by Individual Cabinet Members, Cabinet and Committees

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Decisions published

26/08/2022 - Brockwell Hall Restoration NLHF Project: procurement and award of works for the Ground maintenance Depot Building ref: 8239    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader of the Council (Inclusive Economy and Equalities)

Decision published: 18/08/2022

Effective from: 06/09/2022

Decision:

1.         To approve the Direct award of the contract, via the LHC MB2 Modular Buildings Framework to Modulek Ltd for the Brockwell Hall Restoration National Lottery Heritage Fund NLHF Project: procurement and award of works for the Ground maintenance Depot Building (Work Package A) with a contract sum of £1,005,262 commencing September 2022 for a period of 15 weeks.

 

 

2.         To allocate additional budget of £230,000 from the Capital Investment programme 2020-25 approved by the Cabinet in July 2020 from the following budgets:

·         Insourcing of the Housing Grounds Maintenance service: £50,000.00

·         Unallocated funding from Parks theme budget: £120,957.39

·         Capital Investment in Parks & Open Spaces: 59,042.61

 

Lead officer: Preeti Chatwal-Kauffman


24/08/2022 - Lease of the main LJ Works (Loughborough Junction) site to Meanwhile Space Community Interest Company (CIC). ref: 8237    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Valuation and Strategic Assets

Decision published: 16/08/2022

Effective from: 24/08/2022

Decision:

1.         To grant an Agreement to Lease to Meanwhile Space CIC for the LJ Works site in Loughborough Junction on the basis of terms set out in the body of this report.

 

2.         Under the terms of the Agreement to Lease, to make a Landlord’s Contribution of no greater than £275,000 in order to deliver the fitout works required to complete the capital works on site and commence occupation.    

 

3.         Upon satisfactory conclusion of construction works to be delivered under the Agreement for Lease, to grant a Lease of 20 years and 9 months to Meanwhile Space CIC for the LJ Works site.

 

Wards affected: Brixton North;

Lead officer: Kay Chalmers


22/08/2022 - Streatham Hill East Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) M extension ref: 8235    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director, Parking, Street Management and Commercial, Environment and Streetscene

Decision published: 12/08/2022

Effective from: 22/08/2022

Decision:

1.            To undertake a statutory consultation on the following proposed permanent traffic management order:

 

a)     An extension of the controlled parking zone “Streatham Hill East (Zone M)” with controlled hours Monday – Friday, 10am -12noon in sections of Hillside Road, Palace Road and Tredwell Close asset out in section 2.

 

2.         That any objections resulting from the above statutory consultation are considered in conjunction with the consideration of the results of another separate statutory consultation on the Streatham Hill LTN scheme

 

Wards affected: Streatham Hill East;

Lead officer: Josh Learner


22/08/2022 - Ferndale Low Traffic Neighbourhood ref: 8234    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sustainable Lambeth and Clean Air

Decision published: 12/08/2022

Effective from: 31/08/2022

Decision:

1.    To consider all public responses received including objections received during the statutory consultation period during the operation of the experimental traffic management orders for the Ferndale Low Traffic Neighbourhood scheme and the Council’s response to these representations.

2.    To consider the performance of the experimental schemes in relation to the agreed Monitoring Strategy.

3.    To consider the Council’s statutory duties under section 16 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 and section 122 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

4.    To consider the Council’s statutory duties under the Equality Act 2010 including the discharge of the Public Sector Equality Duty and any impact on Human Rights.

5.    To consider the outcome of non-statutory consultation and market research in relation to the experimental scheme.

6.    That responses received to the experimental traffic orders, including objections to the proposals, do not warrant the holding of a public inquiry.

7.    To delegate authority to the Assistant Director, Parking, Streetworks and Commercial for the making of traffic orders which give permanent effect to the experimental traffic schemes known as Ferndale Low Traffic Neighbourhood under the provisions of section 124, Schedule 1 and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and of the Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996 Regulations 23 and 24.

 

Wards affected: Brixton Acre Lane; Brixton North; Clapham East;

Lead officer: Josh Learner


22/08/2022 - Lambeth Disrepair Arbitration Scheme (twelve-month pilot) ref: 8236    Recommendations Approved

1.         To award the contract for the Lambeth Disrepair Arbitration Pilot for the North Area to Doughty Street Chambers for a period of 12 months, commencing in August 2022 for the estimated maximum cost of £100,200.

 

2.         To award the contract for the Lambeth Disrepair Arbitration Pilot for the South Area to Field Court Chambers for a period of 12 months, commencing in August 2022 the estimated maximum cost of £166,350.

 

3.         To approve a spend of £5,000 for the cost of scheme implementation. The total cost incurred totals £271,500 which is to be funded from the Housing Revenue Account (HRA).

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Better Homes and Reducing Homelessness

Decision published: 12/08/2022

Effective from: 31/08/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Jacques


17/08/2022 - Procurement of Electric Small Mechanical Brooms (Year 2 Waste and Cleansing Contract) ref: 8231    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 09/08/2022

Effective from: 17/08/2022

Decision:

1.         To approve the procurement of the required Electric Small Mechanical Brooms (eSMBs) direct from the manufacturer and supplier, GM Sweepers UK Ltd. At a total maximum cost of £363,981. That would bring the total spend with GM Sweepers since 2021 to £1,020,999. Maintenance of the vehicles is covered within the core contract cost of the new Recycling, Waste Collection and Cleansing Services Contract.

 

2.         That a waiver to Clause 8.1 – Purchasing Competition Requirements of the Council’s Contract Standing Orders be granted.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Cormac Stokes


16/08/2022 - Disabled Persons’ Parking Places – 2021-22 Batch 3 ref: 8230    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director, Parking, Street Management and Commercial, Environment and Streetscene

Decision published: 08/08/2022

Effective from: 16/08/2022

Decision:

1.         To grant scheme approval for the measures described in this report and illustrated in Appendix A and Appendix C at a cost of £16,000.

 

2.         To authorise officers to carry out statutory consultation under Regulation 6 of the Local Authorities Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England & Wales) Regulations 1996 referred to below at paragraph 4 of this report.

 

3.         That subject to the above approval at recommendation 1 and due regard to the outcome of the consultation referred above, to agree to the implementation of these measures under sections 6, 45, 46, 49 and 124 of and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 for:

a)         the provision of disabled persons’ parking places at the locations listed in Appendix A to this report

b)         the revocation of those disabled persons’ parking places listed in Appendix C to this report as having had no objection to their removal

 

4.         That where material objections are received during the statutory consultation process referred to at 2, that any such objections received will be considered by way of a separate written report to the Assistant Director for Parking, Street Management and Commercial before a decision is reached on whether or not to proceed.

 

5.         That the Council does not hold a public inquiry prior to the publication of the statutory notice of proposals for the above.

 

6       To have regard to the Equality Impact Assessment attached at Appendix H.

 

Wards affected: Brixton Acre Lane; Brixton Rush Common; Clapham East; Clapham Park; Clapham Town; Gipsy Hill; Herne Hill and Loughborough Junction; Kennington; Knight's Hill; Myatt's Fields; Streatham Common and Vale; Streatham Hill East; Streatham Hill West and Thornton; Streatham St Leonard's; Streatham Wells; Vauxhall;

Lead officer: Stefan Cuff


16/08/2022 - Council Homeowner Buyback Valuations ref: 8229    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Sustainable Growth and Opportunity

Decision published: 08/08/2022

Effective from: 16/08/2022

Decision:

1.            To note the spend from September 2019 to 25 July 2022 for an amount of £147,789 (£100,000 related to original procurement and £47,789 additional spend).

 

2.            To waive contract standing order 8.2 and approve the spend from 16 August to 31 December 2022 for a contract to Newsteer Limited for an amount of £45,000 and a total cost of £192,789.

 

Wards affected: Brixton Rush Common; Clapham East; Clapham Town; Gipsy Hill; Oval;

Lead officer: Alice Orr-Ewing


12/08/2022 - Variation to Oracle Cloud Licences Contract ref: 8228    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 04/08/2022

Effective from: 12/08/2022

Decision:

1.         To approve a variation to the Council’s existing Oracle Cloud subscriptions contract to incorporate the purchase of additional Oracle Cloud subscriptions at a cost of £106,000 to the end of the current contract in February 2023. 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Joseph Lindsay


10/08/2022 - Joint Housing & CSC housing-related support pathway for young people – Lots 1-3 - approved provider list and delegated authority ref: 8226    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 18/08/2022

Decision:

1.         To appoint providers to three APLs (Approved Provider Lists) within the Joint Housing and Children’s Social Care housing-related support pathway for young people:

           Lot 1: For the provision of housing-related support services – CAYSH, Centrepoint Soho, Depaul UK, Evolve Housing and Support, Family Mosaic Housing, Look Ahead Care and Support, NA, Single Homeless Project, Young London Plus

           Lot 2: For the provision of housing-related support services for young parents and babies – Centrepoint Soho, Depaul UK, Evolve Housing and Support

           Lot 3: For the provision of housing-related support services for unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people – CAYSH, Centrepoint Soho, Depaul UK, Evolve Housing and Support, Look Ahead Care and Support, NA, Single Homeless Project, Young London Plus

2.         To delegate authority to the Director of Housing to award contracts to successful providers on each of the three APLs, following a number of call-off processes. The contracts will run for five years with expected dates from 2022-2027, with an option to extend for a further two years to 2029.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sophie Konradsen


10/08/2022 - Joint Housing & CSC housing-related support pathway for young people – Lots 4-7 - award of single contracts ref: 8227    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Decision published: 02/08/2022

Effective from: 18/08/2022

Decision:

1.    To award the following contracts for services within the new Joint Housing & Children’s Social Care housing-related support pathway for young people:

·         Lot 4: For the provision of a Supported Lodgings service - Depaul UK

·         Lot 5: For the provision of a Housing First service – Centrepoint Soho

·         Lot 6: For the provision of a Floating Support service – St Giles Trust

·         Lot 7: For the provision of an Early Intervention and Mediation service – Depaul UK

The contracts will run for five years with expected dates from 2022-2027, with an option to extend for a further two years to 2029.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sophie Konradsen


08/08/2022 - ELEVATE Careers ref: 8224    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Sustainable Growth and Opportunity

Decision published: 29/07/2022

Effective from: 08/08/2022

Decision:

1.    To approve ELEVATE Careers grants over two years totalling £355,000

2.    To approve £178,444 of grant awards this year to the successful applicants in section 2 of this report.

3.    To delegate authority to the Director of Economy, Culture, and Skills to approve grant awards of up to £176,556 following a second-round grant funding process in 2023.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alice Edwards


08/08/2022 - Highways Improvement Programme (HIP) 2022-23- Footway Renewal ref: 8225    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sustainable Lambeth and Clean Air

Decision published: 29/07/2022

Effective from: 16/08/2022

Decision:

1.    To approve the next programme of footway works for the 2022/23 Highways Improvement Programme.

2.    To allocate £3.320m from the approved CIP ‘theme’ budget for the Highways Improvement Programme (HIP) approved by Cabinet in July 2020 for this programme. This funding will be used to deliver the footway renewal programme in 2022/23, with all spend scheduled to be completed by end of March 2023.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tony Ajala


05/08/2022 - Introducing the Street Works Enforcement Policy ref: 8223    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

1.         To approve the Street Works Enforcement Policy as shown in Appendix A, which will be effective immediately and provide a basis for responding to enquiries and freedom of information (FOI) requests regarding enforcement and prosecutions of street works and other activities affecting the road network.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Skilton


05/08/2022 - The consolidation of static traffic orders and consultation ref: 8222    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sustainable Lambeth and Clean Air

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 13/08/2022

Decision:

1.         To approve and authorise statutory consultation to be undertaken on the consolidation of all permanent parking related traffic management orders in the borough (parking places, waiting, stopping, and loading restrictions) as shown in Appendix A.

 

2.         To have regard to the Equality Impact Assessment prepared for the purposes of this report (Appendix C)

 

3.         That, subject to the above approval, to agree to the implementation of the proposals under Sections  6, 45, 46, 49, 63 and 124 of and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 19841, of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, subject to no material objections resulting from the statutory consultation process, but that any objections  received are considered by the Assistant Director of Parking, Street Management and Commercial by way of a written report before a decision is reached. Once made the above orders would supersede and replace the extant static traffic order detailed in Appendix B.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Marc Theophilus