Decisions

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Decisions published

14/03/2019 - Commissioning Plan for Education Provision 2019-2023 ref: 5174    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Lead member will be asked to approve the Commissioning Plan for Education Provision in Havering 2019-2013.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Education, Children & Families

Decision published: 14/03/2019

Effective from: 21/03/2019

Lead officer: Pooneeta Mahadeo


13/03/2019 - Exclusion of the Press and Public ref: 5172    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/03/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/03/2019

Effective from: 13/03/2019


13/03/2019 - Quarter 3 Corporate Performance Report ref: 5167    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/03/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/03/2019

Effective from: 13/03/2019

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

Noted the performance figures set out in the Appendices to the report and the corrective action that is being taken.

 


13/03/2019 - Future of Chafford Sports Complex ref: 5168    Item Called In

Cabinet will be sked to decide on the future of Chafford Sports Complex.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/03/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/03/2019

Effective from: 13/03/2019

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

  1. Considered the results of the consultation on the future of Chafford Sports Complex.

 

  1. Agreed that funding for the community use of Chafford Sports Complex should cease, with effect from   1 June 2019.

 

  1. Delegated authority to the Chief Operating Officer to end the current arrangement to give effect to the decision to cease funding for the community use of Chafford Sports Complex.

 

  1. Agreed that the cost of keeping Chafford Sports Complex open from 1 April 2019 until the end of the notice period is met from the Business Risk Reserve.  Based on a monthly cost of £19,357, if the notice period ran until late May 2019 the estimated cost is £38,714 

 

  1. Agreed that the mitigating actions identified in section 6 are progressed.

 

  1. Agreed to investigate the feasibility to secure a site and funding to develop a new self-financing sports centre in the south of the borough, with a report on this to be submitted to Cabinet in the Autumn and agree that funding of up to £50,000 be released from the Business Risk reserve if required.

 

 


13/03/2019 - Appropriation of the piece of land at New Zealand Way, Rainham RM13 8JT ref: 5170    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Approval to is being sought to commence Appropriation Process of the land bounded by New Zealand Way, Queenstown Gardens and Gisborne Gardens, Rainham RM13 8JT, to Planning Purposes.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/03/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/03/2019

Effective from: 13/03/2019

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

  1. Based on the reasons set out in the report before them,  Agreed in principle :

                                       i.          subject to Recommendation 2 below that the land referred to below bounded by New Zealand Way, Queenstown Gardens and Gisborne Gardens, Rainham RM13 8JT, (shown in redline boundary on the plan attached as Appendix 1 to the Report) is no longer required to be held for the purposes for which the Council presently holds it and that it should be appropriated to planning purposes with a view to its subsequent development in due course;

                                     ii.          to appropriate the land at New Zealand Way for planning purposes under S122 (1) of the Local Government Act 1972;

 

and

 

  1. Authorised, for the purposes of carrying out Recommendation 1.ii above and in accordance with section 122(2A) Local Government Act 1972, that notices are placed in a local newspaper circulating in the area for two consecutive weeks expressing both an intention to appropriate the land to planning purposes and following the completion of the process, Authorise the Director of Regeneration Programme Delivery following consultation with the Lead Member for Regeneration,

 

                                               i.          to consider any objections to the intended appropriation before it is made

                                              ii.          to consider also the outcome of the Equalities Impact Assessment before the intended appropriation is made.

 

  1. Given the above, delegated authority to the Director of Regeneration Programme Delivery, following consultation with Lead Member for Regeneration and Head of Legal and Democratic Services to:

 

                           i.          determine and implement the appropriation;

                          ii.          agree the timing of the implementation and all matters related to appropriation;

                        iii.          undertake all the appropriation processes in respect of the site; and

                        iv.          deal with all matters arising from the decision and to complete appropriation process.  This is to include completion of the statutory processes for the appropriation of the open space and the appropriation for planning purposes in respect of the site, in the event that there are no representations on the above issues.

 

Lead officer: Clement Ojediran


13/03/2019 - Property Disposals ref: 5169    Item Called In

Cabinet will be asked to:

 

1.     Declare the sites as surplus and authorise their disposal.  The sites are:

·       Land at Gooshays Drive, Harold Hill

·       Land at Hall Lane Pitch & Putt Course, Upminster; and

 

 

2.     Authorise all statutory requirements relevant to the proposed disposals

 

 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/03/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/03/2019

Effective from: 13/03/2019

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

(a)                Agreed, in principle, that the land referred to below is no longer required to be held for the purposes for which the Council presently holds it and that it should be appropriated to planning purposes with a view to its subsequent disposal in due course:

 

·       Land at Gooshays Drive, Harold Hill

·       Hall Lane Pitch & Putt Course, Upminster

 

(b)                Authorised, for the purposes of (a) above and in accordance with section 122(2A) Local Government Act 1972 and section 233(4) Town and Country Planning Act 1990 that notices are placed in a local newspaper circulating in the area for two consecutive weeks expressing

 

      (i)     an intention to appropriate the land to planning purposes; and

 (ii)      an intention to dispose of the land following its appropriation.

 

(c)                Considered any objections to the intended appropriation and/or disposal before a decision to appropriate or dispose is made.

 

(d)                Agreed, in principle, following its appropriation for planning purposes, to the disposal of the land referred to above subject to (b) and (c) above.

 

Lead officer: Simeon Nnyombi


13/03/2019 - Hainault Golf Course- Lease Surrender and Renewal ref: 5173    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Cabinet will be asked to:

 

1.     Agree terms negotiated for surrender of the existing lease; and        

 

2.     Agree terms negotiated for the grant of a new lease and authorise the Director of Asset Management in conjunction with the Director of Legal & Governance to legally complete the lease.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/03/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/03/2019

Effective from: 13/03/2019

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

(a)                Agreed in principle, subject to (c) below, to accept the surrender of the existing lease of Hainault Golf Course, Romford Road, Hainault, in consideration of a payment by the lessee of a surrender premium together with the payment of any rent arrears outstanding at the date of surrender.

 

(b)                Agreed in principle, to grant a new lease of Hainault Golf Course for a term of 25 years to Hainault Golf Club Limited, as outlined in the main Heads of Terms attached to and forming part of Exempt Appendix 1 to this report subject to (c) below.

 

(c)                Authorised, for the purposes of (a), and (b) above and in accordance with section 122(2A) Local Government Act 1972, that notices are placed in a local newspaper circulating in the area for two consecutive weeks expressing an intention to dispose of the land and following the completion of the process, Authorised the Director of Asset Management following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Property to consider any objections before the disposal is made.

 

(d)                Authorised the Director of Asset Management in consultation with the Director of Legal & Governance, to take all necessary action to complete a surrender and re-grant of a new lease substantially on the terms set out in the main Heads of Terms attached to and forming part of Exempt Appendix 1 to the Report subject to (a), (b) and (c) above.

 

Lead officer: Simeon Nnyombi


13/03/2019 - London Counter Fraud Hub ref: 5171    Item Called In

Cabinet will be asked to make a decision as to whether Havering Council joins the London Counter Fraud Hub.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/03/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/03/2019

Effective from: 13/03/2019

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

1.     Approved in principle Havering Council joining the London Counter Fraud Hub.

 

2.     Delegated authority to the Council’s Chief Financial Officer (s151) to enter into the contract following consultation with the Director of Law and Governance

 

 

Lead officer: Jeremy Welburn


04/03/2019 - Provision of Passenger Transport Services to Thurrock Council ref: 5165    Recommendations Approved

To approve the submission of a competitive tender for the continuance of PTS work (Home to School Transport) currently undertaken on behalf of Thurrock Council for a 4 year period commencing September 2019.

 

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 04/03/2019

Effective from: 04/03/2019

Lead officer: Mark Butler


04/03/2019 - Childcare Sufficiency Report 2019-2021 ref: 5164    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Lead Member will be asked to approve the Childcare Sufficiency Report 2019-2021 for Havering.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Education, Children & Families

Decision published: 04/03/2019

Effective from: 07/03/2019

Lead officer: Pooneeta Mahadeo


04/03/2019 - Schools Admission Arrangements for 2020/21 ref: 5163    Recommendations Approved

The Leader of the Council will be asked to approve the following:

 

1.     Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Infant, Junior and Primary Schools in Havering for 2020/21 and the co-ordinated arrangements for applying to community, voluntary controlled, voluntary aided and foundation schools and academies.

2.     Pan London Co-ordinated Admissions System - Reception Year, Year 3 admissions to Junior Schools, Year 7 - London Borough of Havering - Protocol for co-ordination of admissions for the Academic Year 2020/21.

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 04/03/2019

Effective from: 07/03/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);


04/03/2019 - Office Accommodation Review- 3rd Floor Mercury House ref: 5162    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Housing

Decision published: 04/03/2019

Effective from: 04/03/2019

Lead officer: Lisa Buttery