Decisions by Individual Cabinet Members, Cabinet and Committees

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Decisions published

27/10/2020 - Re-opening the Customer Centre ref: 6683    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To agree the re-opening of the customer centre taking into account the Covid 19 special requirements.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance

Decision published: 19/10/2020

Effective from: 04/11/2020

Decision:

It is recommended that:

 

1.         The face to face service in the civic centre is provided for customers who find it very difficult, or impossible, to access services via the internet. As detailed in section 2.

 

2.         The face to face operational service is improved and moved to a new operating model in line with section 2.1, 2.2, 2.5 and 2.6.

 

3.         The ground floor is refurbished in line with the design detailed in section 2.3 and 2.4.

 

4.         The project plan detailed in section 10 is followed to achieve the opening of a targeted face to face service that meets the needs of the most vulnerable customers in Lambeth.


 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sara Hagley


27/10/2020 - Disposal of 4 plots of land at Lambeth Palace Road, Carlisle Lane and Upper Marsh and totalling 0.217 acres ref: 6682    For consultation

Approval to dispose, to the Guys and St Thomas’s Charity, land, for the purpose of enabling the site assembly for the Royal Street Development. Est disposal value Circa £7.7m.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance

Decision published: 19/10/2020

Effective from: 04/11/2020

Decision:

1.         To approve the freehold disposal of four small parcels of registered land totalling 879 square metres on the basis of the key terms and at the price detailed in the exempt part II of this report.

 

2.         To approve the freehold sale of any unregistered parcels to which the Council is entitled to legally register its freehold ownership on the basis of the key terms and at the price per square foot detailed in the exempt part II of this report.

 

3.         To authorise the associated costs incidental on disposal and deduction of the capital costs against the capital receipt.

 

Wards affected: Bishop's;

Lead officer: Yvonne Hardy


22/10/2020 - Review of the Lambeth Statement of Community Involvement ref: 6681    

The current Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) was adopted in September 2015. Local authorities are required to review their SCI every 5 years therefore a review must be undertaken to ensure the SCI complies with statutory requirements and is up to date.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning, Investment and New Homes

Decision published: 14/10/2020

Effective from: 30/10/2020

Decision:

 

1.            To note the review of the Statement of Community Involvement (September 2015) as set out in this report and the wording changes as shown in strikethrough (deleted text) and underline (replacement text) in the draft Statement of Community Involvement (October 2020) at Appendix 1 of this report.

 

2.            To adopt the Statement of Community Involvement (October 2020) at Appendix 2 of this report.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Philip Osei-Mensah


15/10/2020 - Invoicing Scanning Solution ref: 6680    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Finance and Investment

Decision published: 07/10/2020

Effective from: 15/10/2020

Decision:

To award the contract to Kefron Ltd for an estimated value of £180,000 for the period 4 January 2021 to 3 January 2023 with the option for a 24-month extension to 3 January 2025 at an additional sum of £140,000 making a total contract value of £320,000.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nisar Visram


13/10/2020 - Direct Award of the Grounds Maintenance Services Contract ref: 6679    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 05/10/2020

Effective from: 13/10/2020

Decision:

1.         To approve the borough-wide direct award of grounds maintenance services contract to Pinnacle for a period of 3.7 months from 11 October 2020 to 31 January 2021 for an estimated overall value of £460,190, inclusive of London Living Wage.

 

2.         To waive the competition requirement of Clause 17.2 of the Lambeth contract standing orders on the grounds that these are genuinely exceptional circumstances and normal competitive processes are not feasible.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Jacques


13/10/2020 - Postponement of the Clapham Common Concessions Contract until 2021 ref: 6678    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 05/10/2020

Effective from: 13/10/2020

Decision:

 

1.         To postpone the start date of the Live Nation (Music) UK Ltd contract, from 15 October 2019 to 15 October 2020.  This would mean the contract retained the total duration of 4+1 years, but the delivery dates change to 2021 – 2025.

 

Wards affected: Clapham Common; Clapham Town;

Lead officer: Lee Fiorentino


09/10/2020 - Implementation of London Streetspace Plan: First Tranche ref: 6677    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 01/10/2020

Effective from: 09/10/2020

Decision:

1.         To issue scheme approval for low traffic neighbourhoods in the roads bounded by:

a)      the A3 Clapham Road, the A203 South Lambeth Road, and the A202 Harleyford Road (termed “Oval Triangle Low Traffic Neighbourhood”) as illustrated on drawing No. LAM_CR_OVAL_TM_32_13 attached as Appendix A to this report,

b)      the Herne-Hill-to-Brixton railway line, A2217 Coldharbour Lane, A204 Effra Road and A2214 Dulwich Road (termed “Railton Low Traffic Neighbourhood”) and A23 Brixton Hill, A204 St Matthew’s Road, A204 Effra Road and the unclassified Brixton Water Lane (termed “St Matthew’s Low Traffic Neighbourhood”) as illustrated on drawing No. LAM-CLTN_R01_11attached as Appendix B to this report

c)      the A2217 Acre Lane, the B221 Bedford Road, the Brixton-to-Victoria railway line and A23 Brixton Road (termed “Ferndale Low Traffic Neighbourhood”) as illustrated on drawing No. LAM-CR-FD-TL-21_3 attached as Appendix C to this report

d)      the A23 Streatham High Road, A205 Christchurch Road, A215 Norwood Road Leigham Vale and Leigham Court Road (termed “Streatham Hill East Low Traffic Neighbourhood”) as illustrated on drawing Nos. C19-SH-0100-01, C19-SH-0100-02, C19-SH-0100-03 & C19-SH-0100-03A attached as Appendix D to this report

 

2.         To issue scheme approval for:

a)      A part-time pedestrian zone in Lower Marsh, Waterloo, Monday-Friday between the hours of 11:00 to 15:00 and 16:45 to 21:00 as illustrated on Drawing No. LAM_CR_LM_TM, attached as Appendix E to this report

b)      A prohibition on all motor vehicles using the bridge over the railway on Larkhall Rise

 

3.         To implement the schemes listed in Recommendations 1 and 2 under experimental traffic management orders made under the provisions of sections 9, 10, 124, Schedule 1 and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and that the notices of making for the Experimental Traffic Orders contain the statements specified in Schedule 5 of the Local Authorities' Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996.

 

4.         That public consultation is carried out in the six months following each scheme’s implementation to consider whether the provisions of the relevant Experimental Order should be continued in force indefinitely and that any objections that are received during this period are considered by way of a written report to the Assistant Director of Infrastructure, Environment, Public Realm & Climate Change Delivery before that decision is reached.

 

5.         That, after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police, any alterations to any Experimental Order which renders it less restrictive may be authorised by the Assistant Director of Infrastructure, Environment, Public Realm & Climate Change Delivery without the requirement to re-advertise the Order under Section 10(2) of the said Act.

 

Wards affected: Bishop's; Clapham Town; Coldharbour; Ferndale; Herne Hill; Larkhall; Oval; Stockwell; Streatham Hill; Tulse Hill;

Lead officer: Joel Belsham


07/10/2020 - High Needs DSG Funding 2020-21 ref: 6674    Recommendations Approved

Proposal to adapt the methods of allocating high needs top-ups for special schools, resource bases and mainstream schools and to increase funding rates on the combined allocations for places and top-ups by 3%, including for alternative provision.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Decision published: 29/09/2020

Effective from: 15/10/2020

Decision:

 

1.    To fund Lambeth special schools, resource bases and alternative provision on the basis of the top-up bands and rates set out in Table 4 from 1 April 2020.

2.    To increase Lambeth mainstream schools’ current high needs allocations for summer term 2020 by 3% from 1 April 2020;

3.    To fund Lambeth mainstream schools on the basis of the top-up bands and rates set out in Table 4 from 1 September 2020 with new bands being determined by the one nearest, up or down, to current annualised per pupil top-up and any subsequent decisions on bands being determined at annual review.

4.    To set top-ups for FE Colleges, out-of-borough mainstream and special schools at a rate that ensures value for money, which recognises when institutions last increased their rates and which ensures that Lambeth pupils in out-of-authority institutions are being funded fairly, compared to those in Lambeth settings.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Tully


06/10/2020 - Tenancy Sustainment Service ref: 6675    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader of the Council (Housing and Homelessness)

Decision published: 28/09/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

1.         To note the spend on the Single Homeless Project contract between 1 April 2020 and 06 October 2020 of £240,750.

2.         To approve an extension as a waiver to Contract Standing Orders 8.2 to continue the Tenancy Sustainment Service contract with the Single Homeless Project from 1 July 2020 and 31 March 2022 at a further cost of £722,250, with a total value of £963,000.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Davis