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Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Items
No. Item

334.

Leader's Announcements

Minutes:

Councillor Watts expressed the Executive’s sympathy for the residents and businesses caught up in the recent flooding on Upper Street and thanked the emergency services and council staff involved.

335.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Comer-Schwartz.

336.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

None.

337.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That the minutes of the meeting on the 24 November 2016 be confirmed as a correct record and the Chair be authorised to sign them.

 

338.

Section 75 Annual Partnership Report - Adults and Childrens Commissioning - Islington Council and Islington Clinical Commissioning Group pdf icon PDF 355 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

Councillor Watts noted the Council’s appreciation of the very strong joint working arrangements with the ICCG.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.

 

Reason for decision – to allow Councillors to monitor partnership working between the Council and the Islington Clinical Commissioning Group.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

339.

Section 75 Annual Partnership Report - Islington Council and Whittington Health pdf icon PDF 209 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.

 

Reason for decision – to allow Councillors to monitor partnership working between the Council and Whittington Health.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

340.

Section 75 Annual Partnership Report - NHS Partnerships Camden and Islington Foundation Trust pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

Councillor Watts thanked noted the Council’s appreciation of the very strong joint working arrangements with the Trust.  Councillor Burgess thanked Deborah Wright, the Camden and Islington Foundation Trust’s Head of Social Work and Social Care for attending the meeting. 

RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.

 

Reason for decision – to allow Councillors to monitor partnership working between the Council and the Camden and Islington Foundation Trust.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

341.

Financial Position as at 31 October 2016 pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

1.1.        That the forecast revenue outturn for the General Fund (table 1 and appendix 1 of the report) of a gross overspend of £2.15m, including corporate items (section 3 of the report) be noted.

1.2.        That the allocation of £1.6m of HRA resources to the General Fund towards the digital services infrastructure projects/improvements that were agreed in the month 4 monitoring report (paragraphs 4.22 and 5.2.4 of the report) be agreed.

1.3.        That the corporate allocations of £1m and £0.095m to Environment and Regeneration in respect of the cross cutting Wi-Fi concession saving and insurance claim legal costs respectively (paragraphs 4.22.1 and 4.22.3 of the report) be agreed.

1.4.        That the actions to reduce the forecast gross General Fund overspend, and that any remaining overspend at year-end will be covered by drawing down from the £3m corporate contingency budget (paragraphs 3.2 and 3.3 of the report) be noted.

1.5.        That the net HRA forecast is a break-even position (section 5, table 1 and appendix 1 of the report) be noted.

1.6.        That the latest capital position with forecast capital expenditure of £114.6m in 2016-17 (section 6, table 2 and appendix 2 of the report) be noted.

Reason for decision – to allow councillors to monitor the budget.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

342.

Adoption of Planning Obligations (S106) Supplementary Planning Document pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

2.1       That the summary of comments received during public consultation on the draft Planning Obligations (Section 106) SPD (see Appendix 2 for Consultation Statement), the Council’s responses and proposed changes to the SPD be noted.

 

2.2       That adoption of the Planning Obligations (Section 106) SPD (as attached at Appendix 1 to the report) be agreed.


Reason for decision – to update the Council’s guidance on the implementation of policies relevant to planning obligations following the adoption of Islington’s CIL Charging Schedule.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

343.

Procurement strategy for preventing youth violence pdf icon PDF 237 KB

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

2.1       That the procurement strategy for the keyworking and mentoring services that will be commissioned in 2017 as outlined in this report be agreed.

 

Reason for decision – to help contribute to a reduction in youth crime.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

344.

Procurement Strategy for the Provision of Enforcement Agency services to collect on-street PCN debts pdf icon PDF 194 KB

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

2.1       That the procurement strategy for the Provision of Enforcement Agency services to collect on-street Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) debts as outlined in this report be agreed.

 

2.2       That authority to award the contract be delegated to the Corporate Director of Environment and Regeneration, in consultation with the Executive Member for Environment and Transport, be agreed.

 

Reason for decision – to help recover unpaid Council parking debt.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

345.

Procurement strategy for Anti Social Behaviour patrolling services pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

2.1       That the proposed procurement strategy for ASB Patrol Services as outlined in this report be agreed.

 

2.2       That authority to award the contract be delegated to the Corporate Director of Environment and Regeneration in consultation with the Executive Member for Finance, Performance & Community Safety be agreed.

Reason for decision – to ensure service continuity in addressing antisocial behaviour issues.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

346.

Procurement strategy for arboricultural services contract 2017-2024 pdf icon PDF 214 KB

Decision:

iAGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

2.1       That the procurement strategy for Arboricultural Services as outlined in this report be agreed. 

2.2       That authority to award the contract be delegated to the Corporate Director of Environment and Regeneration in consultation with the Executive Member for Environment & Transport be agreed.

 

Reason for decision – the proposed procurement strategy will deliver the most effective service.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.