Decisions

Use the below search options at the bottom of the page to find information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by the council’s decision making bodies.

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Decisions published

24/11/2022 - Loft space fire barriers at sheltered schemes ref: 6573    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Housing

Decision published: 24/11/2022

Effective from: 24/11/2022

Lead officer: James Johnson


22/11/2022 - Shared Housing Complex Needs scheme - The grant of leases or subleases to shared housing complex needs service supplier ref: 6572    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Housing

Decision published: 22/11/2022

Effective from: 22/11/2022

Lead officer: Katri Wilson


22/11/2022 - 240 Chase Cross Road, Romford, RM5 3XP - Authorisation to extend the lease term. ref: 6571    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Housing

Decision published: 22/11/2022

Effective from: 22/11/2022

Lead officer: Claire Bailey


21/11/2022 - Electric Vehicles Charging Point Programme (EVCP) in Lamp Columns - Approval to proceed to formal consultation ref: 6570    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director,Public Realm

Decision published: 21/11/2022

Effective from: 21/11/2022

Lead officer: Martin Day


17/11/2022 - 70 Rosewood Avenue, Hornchurch, RM12 5LH Authorisation to extend the lease term in accordance with statutory provisions ref: 6569    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Housing

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 17/11/2022

Lead officer: Denise Hall


15/11/2022 - Family Welcome Centre - Demolition - Permission to tender ref: 6568    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Housing

Decision published: 15/11/2022

Effective from: 15/11/2022

Lead officer: Veronika Lebedeva


15/11/2022 - Contract Award to Thomson Reuters for Online Legal Research Platform ref: 6567    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Legal and Governance

Decision published: 15/11/2022

Effective from: 15/11/2022

Lead officer: Jo Swinton-Bland


09/11/2022 - Target Operating Model ref: 6562    Recommendations Approved

The Target Operating Model will support delivery of the Council’s objectives and changes will be conducted in line with the Council’s constitution and HR policies.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 15/11/2022

Effective from: 17/11/2022

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

1)    Approved the organisational and departmental realignment recommended by the Chief Executive/Head of Paid Services as outlined in the report (Appendix B) and the on-going realignment into the new pillars from December 2022.

 

2)    Approved the creation of the two posts, Director of Finance & Transformation and Assistant Chief Executive.

 

3)    Noted that there was no increase in senior leadership posts or overall management costs and that in fact savings will be delivered towards the currently already agreed staff savings.

 

4)    Agreed that as the phases progress, the CE or his nominated lead should commence consultation with the affected staff and Trade Unions.

 

5)    Agreed that any changes to the structures as a result of consultation can be made by the CE, or his nominated lead.

 

6)    Agreed for the implementation of the new structure to led by the CE and dealt with under the agreed process set out in the report, and that delegated authority is given to the CE to undertake a competitive interview process for internal candidates all of whom will have previously been appointed by the appointments panel, and that a recommendation is made to the Appointments Committee for ratification.

Lead officer: Andrew Blake-Herbert


09/11/2022 - Approval of Council's new Workforce Strategy ref: 6561    Recommendations Approved

The adoption of the new Workforce Strategy and associated policies and activities to assist its success are designed to develop and attract a workforce that can meet the current and future needs of our residents.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 15/11/2022

Effective from: 17/11/2022

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

1)    Agreed the implementation of all elements of the new Workforce Strategy

 

2)    Approved and agree the allocation of funding in the sum of a one-off investment of £2.118m between now and March 2025 and £640k pa ongoing annual revenue investment

 

3)    Approved the following policies:

 

·         Ways of Working

·         Travel Expenses

·         Working from Abroad

·         Recruitment and Selection

·         Organisational Change

·         Redeployment

Lead officer: Jan Douglas


09/11/2022 - East Havering Data Centre Campus ref: 6560    Recommendations Approved

To consider options required for Planning consent

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 15/11/2022

Effective from: 17/11/2022

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

1)    Noted and endorsed the decision of the Director of Regeneration to include the development at East Havering in a proposed Investment Zone whether or not as part of or in concert with the Thames Freeport.

 

2)    Authorised the Director of Regeneration to bring forward proposals for the development at East Havering and to do all things necessary and appropriate to expedite delivery.

Lead officer: Howard Swift


09/11/2022 - Vision and Corporate Plan ref: 6558    Recommendations Approved

Cabinet will be asked to agree the new vsition for the Council and the Coporate Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 15/11/2022

Effective from: 17/11/2022

Decision:

Cabinet approved the Vision and Corporate Plan and proposed Corporate Performance Indicators.

Lead officer: Sandy Hamberger


09/11/2022 - Adopt Anti=Idling (Vehicle Engine) Legislation legislation to Improve Air Quality ref: 6559    Recommendations Approved

To formally adopt the Road Traffic (Vehicle Emissions) Fixed Penalty (England) Regulations 2002 in order to comply with the Mayors Air Quality Fund (MAQF) requirements from the GLA.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 15/11/2022

Effective from: 17/11/2022

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

1)    Authorised the implementation and enforcement of the powers under The Road Traffic (Vehicle Emissions) (Fixed Penalty) (England) Regulations 2002.

 

2)    Delegated authority to the Director of Neighbourhoods all powers to use, issue and enforce Fixed Penalty Notices under the Road Traffic (Vehicle Emissions) (Fixed Penalty) (England) Regulations 2002 and authorise any referral for legal proceedings where necessary.

 

3)    Authorised the Director of Neighbourhoods to further delegate the discharge of powers at Recommendation 2, above, to other Council Officers referred to in paragraph 4.2 of the report.


11/11/2022 - Turnaround Programme ref: 6566    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director, Children's Services

Decision published: 11/11/2022

Effective from: 11/11/2022

Lead officer: Justine Wilson-Darke