Decisions by Individual Cabinet Members, Cabinet and Committees

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Decisions published

06/04/2020 - Payment for Services Provided by SBEG under London Eye S106 Agreement 2019/20 Q1 and 2 ref: 6569    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 27/03/2020

Effective from: 06/04/2020

Decision:

To waive the Council’s Contract Standing Order 9.2 requiring competitive tendering for contracts over £100,000 for the goods and services under an Agreement with South Bank Employers’ Group Ltd (SGEG) dated 4 September 2019, to pay £411,964 in respect of goods and services delivered by SBEG for quarters 1 and 2 of 2019/20.

 

Wards affected: Bishop's;

Lead officer: Andrew Burton


27/03/2020 - Covid-19 - Pause of the Housing Procurement Project and Extension of the Environment Procurement Project ref: 6567    Recommendations Approved

1. Pause the Housing procurement project (10 lots – repairs and voids, gas servicing, electrical servicing and lift maintenance) and directly negotiate six-month interim contracts to commence 11th October 2020.
2. Extend the Environment procurement project (Recycling, Waste Collection and Cleansing Services contract) and extend the current contract to 30 September 2021.
3. To delegate approval of the contract matters detailed in recommendations 1 and 2, once finalised, to the Strategic Director of Resident Services in consultation with the relevant Cabinet Members.

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 27/03/2020

Effective from: 27/03/2020

Decision:

As practically necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic, associated UK government advice and to ensure essential compliance and public services being maintained, Resident Services is recommending approval to the following:

 

1.         Pause the Housing procurement project (10 lots – repairs and voids, gas servicing, electrical servicing and lift maintenance) and directly negotiate six-month interim contracts to commence 11th October 2020.

2.         Extend the Environment procurement project (Recycling, Waste Collection and Cleansing Services contract) and extend the current contract to 30 September 2021.

3.         To delegate approval of the contract matters detailed in recommendations 1 and 2, once finalised, to the Strategic Director of Resident Services in consultation with the relevant Cabinet Members.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


06/04/2020 - Young People’s Supported Housing Pathway ref: 6568    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

The decision to extend the current contracts will enable the Council to continue to provide supported housing to homeless young people in Lambeth.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision published: 27/03/2020

Effective from: 14/04/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sophie Konradsen


24/03/2020 - Emergency Decision Making – COVID19 ref: 6565    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 24/03/2020

Effective from: 24/03/2020

Decision:

 

1)    To note that the Council has now implemented its Gold Command arrangements to respond to the COVID19 emergency and the Council is required to take decisions on the basis of a Command, Control and Co-ordination basis. 

2)    To amend the Council’s Scheme of Delegation to provide that, to the extent permitted by law, any function may be exercised by the Head of Paid Service, notwithstanding its delegation to the Cabinet, Cabinet Member or another Director where, in the opinion of the Head of Paid Service it is necessary and expedient in the circumstances to do so, and in consultation with the Leader.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alison McKane


01/04/2020 - Voluntary and Community Sector Strategy ref: 6566    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for the Voluntary Sector and Partnerships (job-share)

Decision published: 24/03/2020

Effective from: 09/04/2020

Decision:

To approve the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Strategy.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Grace Gbadamosi


30/03/2020 - Somerleyton Road Phase 1 - Approval to use Section 203 Powers ref: 6563    Recommendations Approved

1. To agree that the land as identified on the plan edged in red (Appendix A) is no longer required for the purposes for which it was or is currently used.

2. To agree the Council exercise its powers under s.122 of the Local Government Act 1972 to appropriate the land as identified on the plan edged in red (Appendix A) for planning purposes thereby enabling the operation of powers under s.203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 in order to carry out the redevelopment of the Development Site.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Sustainable Growth and Opportunity

Decision published: 20/03/2020

Effective from: 30/03/2020

Decision:

1.         To agree that the land as identified on the plan edged in red (Appendix A) is no longer required for the purposes for which it was or is currently used.

 

2.         To agree the Council exercise its powers under s.122 of the Local Government Act 1972 to appropriate the land as identified on the plan edged in red (Appendix A) for planning purposes thereby enabling the operation of powers under s.203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 in order to carry out the redevelopment of the Development Site.

 

Wards affected: Coldharbour;

Lead officer: Bruce McRobie


30/03/2020 - HfL Delivery Plan & HfL Corporate Plan ref: 6562    Call in being considered

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 20/03/2020

Effective from: 07/04/2020

Decision:

1.    To note the recommendation of the Ownership and Stewardship Cabinet Advisory Panel and the HFL Board and to approve the HFL Business Plan which covers the period of April 2020 to March 2023.

 

2.    To delegate authority to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Investment and New Homes, in consultation with the Overview and Stewardship Panel (OSP), the authority to agree revisions to the Memorandum of Understanding

 

3.    To delegate authority to the Strategic Director of Sustainable Growth and Opportunity, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Planning, Investment and New Homes, to commission the Boards of the HFL group of companies to undertake the projects and project preparation activities included in the HFL Business Plan over this period in accordance with that Memorandum of Understanding; and in consultation with the Director of Legal Services and Governance to agree the terms of Agreements to Lease, Lease, and such other legal agreements as are required.

 

4.    To delegate to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Investment and New Homes the authority to agree changes to the phasing and timing of projects within the Corporate Plan, within the overall financial parameters. 

 

5.    To delegate authority to the Chief Executive to approve changes to the directorships of all HFL Boards on the recommendation of the Co Strategic Directors of Growth and Opportunity, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Planning, Investment and New Homes.

 

6.    To agree an additional £25m of capital funding to facilitate implementation of the Business Plan.

 

7.    To agree an additional £100m of capital funding to fund the buy-back of leaseholder and freeholder properties.

 

8.    To note the draft Liveability Commitments and to delegate final approval of these to the Cabinet Member for Planning, Investment and New Homes, in consultation with residents, and as required, the OSP.

 

9.    To note that a review will be undertaken of the current management arrangements of the units bought back from leaseholders and freeholders on the estate regeneration estates, and that following that review, any  material changes to the current management arrangements will be approved by the Cabinet Member for Planning, Investment and New Homes, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tom Dolan-Bent


30/03/2020 - Employment & Skills – Section 106 Funding 2019-20 ref: 6564    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

S106 Expenditure on Employment and Training 2019/20

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Jobs, Skills and Community Safety (job-share)

Decision published: 20/03/2020

Effective from: 07/04/2020

Decision:

1.         To approve the use of £680,299from S106 Employment & Training funds for Employment & Skills activity (staffing and programmes) in 2019/20.

2.         To approve the use of £104,493 from S106 Employment & Training funds for Business, Culture & Investment staff costs, and a proportion of Director of Enterprise, Jobs and Skills recruitment/salary costs in 2019/20.

3.         To note £335,500 in external/alternative match funding for Economic Inclusion programmes in 2019/20.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Bennett


26/03/2020 - Brixton and Loughborough Junction Regeneration Programme Budget ref: 6561    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Sustainable Growth and Opportunity

Decision published: 18/03/2020

Effective from: 26/03/2020

Decision:

 

1.         To consolidate the previous budget allocations for the Brixton Regeneration Programme

2.         To allocate additional capital funding of £435,000 to create a new capital budget to undertake the work outlined in Sections 2.8-2.10, 2.20, 2.24 of the report

3.         To approve waiving the Lambeth Contract Standing Orders (Section 3) and appoint Trowers & Hamlins to provide legal services for the value of £68,035 to complete Stage 1 of the Brixton Central Delivery and Procurement Strategy

4.         To approve waiving the Lambeth Contract Standing Orders (Section 3) and appoint Avison Young to provide commercial property services for the value of £38,070.83 to complete Stage 1 of the Brixton Central Delivery and Procurement Strategy

 

Wards affected: Coldharbour;

Lead officer: Will Steadman


26/03/2020 - Re-procurement of physical disability day services ref: 6560    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care

Decision published: 18/03/2020

Effective from: 03/04/2020

Decision:

1.         To award a contract for the provision of a physical disabilities day service to Aspire Wellbeing, at a cost of £461,000 per annum. This contract will begin on 1 April 2020, and run for 36 months until 31 March 2023, with an option to extend for up to 24 months until 31 March 2025, for a total maximum contract value of £2,305,000.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Robert Dunne


25/03/2020 - S106 Monitoring and CIL Administration Costs 2019/20 ref: 6559    Recommendations Approved

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

Decision published: 17/03/2020

Effective from: 02/04/2020

Decision:

To allocate up to £755,290 from Community Infrastructure Levy administration funds and Section 106 monitoring receipts to fund Section 106 monitoring and Community Infrastructure Levy administration costs for 2019/20.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Benny Clutario


24/03/2020 - Decision to award contract for provision of Backup Storage Hardware ref: 6558    Recommendations Approved

To approve the award of provision of backup storage hardware, including installation, configuration and testing to Insight UK from 13 April 2020 to 12 April 2020, at an estimated contract value of £230,245.94.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 16/03/2020

Effective from: 24/03/2020

Decision:

1.         To approve the award of provision of backup storage hardware, including installation, configuration and testing to Insight UK from 13 April 2020 to 12 April 2020, at an estimated contract value of £230,245.94.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Wathen


19/03/2020 - Commissioning the existing provider of the DIVERT Youth intervention ref: 6556    Recommendations Approved

1. To waive section 8.2 of the Contract Standing Orders to award a contract to Juvenis to deliver the DIVERT Youth contract from 01 April 2020 to 31 October 2021 totalling £205,100.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Children's Services

Decision published: 11/03/2020

Effective from: 19/03/2020

Decision:

1.         To waive section 8.2 of the Contract Standing Orders to award a contract to Juvenis to deliver the DIVERT Youth contract from 01 April 2020 to 31 October 2021 totalling £205,100.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Doreen Francis


18/03/2020 - Contract Award – Regenerating Brixton’s Rec Quarter - Design for Public Realm, Market and Shopfront Improvements and Workspace Conversion ref: 6555    Recommendations Approved

1. To approve the award of the contract for design services for Regenerating Brixton Rec Quarter interventions (Public Realm, Market and Shopfront Improvements and Workspace Conversion) from March 2019 to March 2022 to muf architecture art llp up to a value of £230,000.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Sustainable Growth and Opportunity

Decision published: 10/03/2020

Effective from: 18/03/2020

Decision:

1.         To approve the award of the contract for design services for Regenerating Brixton Rec Quarter interventions (Public Realm, Market and Shopfront Improvements and Workspace Conversion) from March 2019 to March 2022 to muf architecture art llp up to a value of £230,000.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


18/03/2020 - Membership of Central London Forward partnership ref: 6553    Recommendations Approved

1. For Lambeth Council to continue to be a member of the Central London Forward partnership for up to a further four years with membership fees costing a maximum of £160,000 over four years.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Sustainable Growth and Opportunity

Decision published: 10/03/2020

Effective from: 18/03/2020

Decision:

For Lambeth Council to continue to be a member of the Central London Forward partnership for up to a further four years with membership fees costing a maximum of £160,000 over four years.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Bennett