Decisions

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Decisions published

20/06/2019 - Consultation of Proposed Review of Non-Residential Care Charging Policy for the years 2020/2023 ref: 5260    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Care Services

Decision published: 20/06/2019

Effective from: 27/06/2019

Lead officer: Caroline May


20/06/2019 - OneSource Oracle EBS licensing and support ref: 5259    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Operating Officer

Decision published: 20/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019

Lead officer: Mark Hobson


20/06/2019 - Brady Primary School - Authorisation to award a contract to Valuegrade Limited for the construction of a building and associated works to accommodate a 1 FE expansion ref: 5251    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

The Director of Children’s Services will be asked to award the contract.

Decision Maker: Director Children's Services

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019

Decision Maker: Director Children's Services

Decision published: 20/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019

Lead officer: Ian Saxby


05/06/2019 - DWP Grant Funding- London Borough of Havering- Homeless ref: 5257    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Operating Officer

Decision published: 19/06/2019

Effective from: 05/06/2019

Lead officer: Amanda Montague


05/06/2019 - To increase the specified sums set out in delegations to staff ref: 5256    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Operating Officer

Decision published: 18/06/2019

Effective from: 05/06/2019

Lead officer: Mark Hobson


18/06/2019 - Approval to embark on a tender for the supply of fresh meat on behalf of Havering, members of the London Catering Group and other public sector bodies to deliver new contracts from 1 January 2020 ref: 5255    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children's Services

Decision published: 18/06/2019

Effective from: 18/06/2019

Lead officer: James Hughes


21/05/2019 - APPOINTMENTS TO OUTSIDE BODIES ref: 5254    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance Committee

Made at meeting: 21/05/2019 - Governance Committee

Decision published: 17/06/2019

Effective from: 21/05/2019

Decision:

Consideration was given by the Governance Committee to the appointments to outside bodies.

 

The Committee proceeded to make all  necessary appointments.

 

Voting was required for the appointments to:

 

·       Local Government Information Unit; and

·       London Road Safety Council.

 

Councillor Damian White and Councillor Linda Hawthorn were both nominated and seconded for the position on the Local Government Information Unit. 

 

Following a vote, Councillor White was appointed.

 

Voting was as follows:

For Councillor White: Cllrs Benham, M. White, Misir, Wise, Chapman and Persaud.

For Councillor Hawthorn:  Cllrs Morgon, Mugglestone, Durant and Darvill.

 

Councillor Robert Benham and Councillor Linda Van De Hende were both nominated and seconded for the position on the London Road Safety Council.

 

Following a vote, Councillor Benham was appointed.

 

Voting was as follows:

For Councillor Benham:  M. White, Misir, Wise, Chapman and Persaud.

For Councillor Van De Hende:  Cllrs Morgon, Mugglestone, Durant and Darvill.

 

All other appointments were made as per the schedules attached.


14/06/2019 - White Hart Lane Development ref: 5249    Recommendations Approved

The Deputy Leader and Lead Member for Housing will be asked to give approval to enter into a formal contract for Works, for construction of new-build housing units on Council-owned land at White Hart Lane, Collier Row.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019

Lead officer: Mark Howard


14/06/2019 - Award of contract for the construction of a building at Crownfield Junior School for a building extension and associated works. ref: 5248    Recommendations Approved

The Director will be asked to award the contract.

Decision Maker: Director Children's Services

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 15/06/2019

Lead officer: Andy Skeggs


16/05/2019 - OneSource Oracle EBS licencing and support ref: 5247    Recommendations Approved

An urgent decision is sought to maintain business as usual operations across the OneSource Shared Service to which the London Borough of Havering is a party.

There is an existing relationship whereby the London Borough of Havering contract software licencing subscription including maintaining those on behalf of the London Borough of Newham, a fellow member of the OneSource Shared Service.  That contract requires an extension to assist with service continuity.

The  London Borough of Havering are contracting a fixed-term extension (19 months) to this software licencing subscription which is due to expire on 29/05/2019, at a cost of £687,667.76.

 

Decision Maker: Statutory Section 151 Officer Finance

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 16/05/2019

Lead officer: Mark Hobson


10/06/2019 - Proposals to Improve Parking and Traffic Flow in Petersfield Avenue, Harold Hill - Outcome of Public Consultation ref: 5253    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019


11/06/2019 - Submission of Havering's Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan ref: 5252    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019


12/06/2019 - Approval of Changes to Havering's Children's Safeguarding Partnership ref: 5245    For Determination

Cabinet will be asked to approve changes to Local Safeguarding Children arrangements arising from the Children and Social Work Act 2017, and the publication of the Working Together Guidance in 2018. This requires that a plan for delivery should be published by the end of June 2019, with the new model implemented in September 2019.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/06/2019

Effective from: 12/06/2019

Decision:

For the reasons set out in the report,

 

Cabinet:

 

(i)              Approved the principles and approach to the new safeguarding arrangements and child death reviews as set out in this report

 

(ii)             Agreed to delegate to the Director of Children’s Services, after consultation with the Cabinet Member for Education, Children & Families, the responsibility for finalising the plan for the new arrangements by 29th June 2019.

 

(iii)            Approved the arrangements for Independent Scrutiny set out at 3.1 of the report.


12/06/2019 - Allocation of Resources to Deliver Adolescent Safeguarding Programme ref: 5244    For Determination

Cabinet will be asked to approve the resources that have been earmarked to deliver the Adolescent Safeguarding programme, as part of the new Corporate Plan. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/06/2019

Effective from: 12/06/2019

Decision:

For the reasons set out in the report,

 

Cabinet:

i.                 Approved the approach outlined in the Report and the request for resources allocated to Children’s Services, to enable the development of a multi-disciplinary adolescent safeguarding approach to address serious youth violence and exploitation. This would be the mechanism through which to deliver the actions contained in the Serious Group Violence and Knife Crime strategy relating to children and young people, approved at Cabinet in April 2019.

ii.                Agreed £750,000 funding over two calendar years (three financial years) over which time this approach will be fully evaluated and other (external) sources of funding can be explored. Following this, the service will be core funded from an allocation of demographic growth and a permanent budget adjustment to carry this work forward. Refer to financial implications and risks at section four of the report.

 

Lead officer: Tim Aldridge


12/06/2019 - Good Growth Fund - Rainham Innovation Hub and Public Realm improvements Contractual Agreements ref: 5246    For Determination

Cabinet will be asked to make the following decision:

 

  • Enter into a Grant Agreement with the Greater London Authority (GLA) until 31st March 2021 to provide an Innovation Hub designed to boost productivity and skills in Havering and across East London and improve the physical environment of the area for workers, students and visitors. The Innovation Hub will focus initially on the use of digital technologies in construction and logistics. The Grant from the GLA is for £1,631,940. Match funding from the Council will be derived from the value of staff time, and amounts to £16,200, plus a commitment to identify £50,000 from business sponsorship/social value contributions or S106. Match funding will also be provided from SIP funding (£800.000), Havering College and SEGRO (combined £1,228,120). 
  • Enter into Delivery Agreements with SEGRO, Havering College of Further and Higher Education, The Centre of Engineering & Manufacturing Excellence (CEME), and the London Riverside Business Improvement District to deliver the financial grant, project management and outcomes.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/06/2019

Effective from: 12/06/2019

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

  • Agreed to enter into a Grant Agreement with the Greater London Authority (GLA) until 31st March 2022 to provide an Innovation Hub designed to boost productivity and skills in Havering and across East London and improve the physical environment of the area for workers, students and visitors, focussing initially on the use of digital technologies in logistics, construction and related sectors. The Grant from the GLA is for £1,631,940.
  • Approved match funding from the Council be provided to help fund the overall project derived from the value of staff time (£16,200), £800,000 from the London Strategic Investment Pot funding for connectivity in Rainham, £56,000 to be identified from business sponsorship/social value contributions or S106 (and if this is not identified by 2021/22 from the Council’s allocated Regeneration and Economic Development revenue budget. Match funding will also be provided by Havering College, Riverside BID and SEGRO at a combined value of £1,049,565. 
  • Delegated authority to the Director of Regeneration Delivery to enter into Delivery Agreements with SEGRO, Havering College of Further and Higher Education and the London Riverside Business Improvement District to draw down delivery funding for the project of £309,400, £562,800 and £250,000 respectively, to deliver elements of the project and achieve agreed outcomes;
  • Agreed to provide forward funding to the Riverside BID of £50,000 (capital) in 2019/2020 and £200,000 (capital) in 2020/2021 to enable them to fund the public realm improvements; and,
  • Agreed a Statement of Intent with Havering College and SEGRO to confirm the partners’ intentions to develop and deliver the Innovation Hub and work together to take it forward; and,
  • Noted that the process of appointing an operator for the Hub will be undertaken on behalf of the partners through the Council’s procurement processes.

 

 

 

Lead officer: Helen Payne