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Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Items
No. Item

410.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Caluori.

411.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

Councillors Hull and Ward both declared a Personal Interest in Item D11 ‘Procurement Strategy - Insurance renewal for leaseholder building insurance’.  The Chief Executive had provided both councillors with a dispensation to speak and vote on the item.

 

412.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Decision:

Noted

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That the Minutes of the meeting on 15 June 2017 be confirmed as a correct record and the Chair be authorised to sign them.

413.

Knife Crime and Mobile Phone Theft Scrutiny Review - Executive Members Response pdf icon PDF 487 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 response to the Policy and Performance Scrutiny Committee’s recommendations be agreed.

2.2       That progress to date and the future plans to implement the recommendations be noted.

 

Reason for decision – to implement the committee’s recommendations and to support further work to reduce knife crime.

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

414.

Confirmation of Article 4 Directions to withdraw permitted development right for change of use from light industrial to dwelling houses pdf icon PDF 322 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 confirmation of three Article 4 Directions, which will withdraw the permitted development right that allows B1(c) light industrial units to change to C3 residential use without planning permission, be agreed. The three Directions cover the following areas (see also Maps at Appendix 1 to the report):

(i)            the Vale Royal / Brewery Road Locally Significant Industrial Site (LSIS);

(ii)           the Central Activities Zone (CAZ) within Islington; and

(iii)          other B1(c) locations across the borough.


Reason for decision – to protect light industrial land use, which is an important part of the borough’s diverse economy and which provides employment opportunities for local residents.

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none

415.

Holloway Prison site Supplementary Planning Document - draft for consultation pdf icon PDF 228 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 results of the public consultation on the discussion paper for the
            Holloway Prison Site (attached at Appendix 2 to the report) be noted.

 

2.2       That it be agreed that the draft SPD for the Holloway Prison site (attached at
            appendix 1 to the  report) be approved for public consultation.

2.3       That authority be delegated to  the Corporate Director of Environment and
            Regeneration, in consultation with the Executive Member for Housing and
            Development, to make any further changes to the SPD and supporting  
            documents that are considered necessary prior to public consultation be
            agreed.

2.4       That the consultation timetable will also be jointly agreed between the
            Corporate Director of Environment and Regeneration and the Executive
            Member for Housing and Development be agreed.

 

Reason for decision – to set out the council’s objectives for the site as early as possible to ensure that any potential purchaser of the site is aware of them.

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none

416.

Procurement Strategy for early education and child-care provision in four children's centres. 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 delivery of early education and
            childcare provision in the
Hornsey Road, Conewood, Paradise Park and The
            Factory Children’s Centres,
as outlined in this report, be agreed.

 

2.2       That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Children’s Services,  in consultation with the Executive Member for Children, Young People and Families, to award the contracts for the delivery of early education and childcare provision in the Hornsey Road, Conewood, Paradise Park and The Factory Children’s Centres be agreed.

 

Reason for decision – to ensure service continuity and deliver improvements in child and family outcomes.

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none

417.

Procurement strategy report for Apprenticeship Levy. pdf icon PDF 266 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 strategy for the procurement of Apprenticeship Training Provision as
            outlined in this report be agreed 


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

 

Reason for decision – to maximise use of the apprenticeship levy and to ensure the best quality training for council employees.

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none

418.

Procurement strategy for vehicles pdf icon PDF 208 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 continuation of the fleet replacement
            programme, as outlined in this report, be agreed.

 

2.2       That the authority to award fleet replacement contracts up to April 2019 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 ensure the council can meet its statutory obligations, be compliant with forthcoming ULEZ legislation and reduce dependency on hired vehicles and costs for fuel, maintenance and repairs.

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none

419.

Procurement strategy for vehicle fleet fuel pdf icon PDF 204 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 Supply of Automotive Fuels for the
            Council’s fleet vehicles, as outlined in this report, be agreed. 

 

2.2       That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Environment and
            Regeneration in consultation with the Executive Member for Environment and
            Transport to award fuel contracts, after call-offs and further competitions, over
            the period 1.10.2017 to 30.9.2021, be agreed.

 

Reason for decision – to ensure service continuity and maximise opportunities to reduce costs.

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none

420.

Procurement Strategy - Insurance renewal leaseholder building insurance pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Decision:

Councillors Hull and Ward declared Personal Interests in this item and had received a dispensation from the Chief Executive to allow them to speak on the item and to vote.

 

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none

Minutes:

Councillors Hull and Ward declared Personal Interests in this item.  Chief Executive had granted a dispensation to allow the councillors to speak on the item and to vote.

 

RESOLVED:

2.1       That the procurement strategy for ILC leaseholder buildings insurance policy,
            as outlined in this report, be agreed.

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

 

Reason for decision – to ensure that there is no break in insurance provision. Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none

421.

Procurement Strategy - Insurance renewal miscellaneous insurance policies pdf icon PDF 149 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 ILC insurance policies as outlined in
            this report be agreed.

 

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

 

 

Reason for decision – to ensure that there is no break in the provision of these insurances.

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none

422.

Contract award for block contracts for Domiciliary Care Services pdf icon PDF 220 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 award of five (5) block contracts to Allied Healthcare Group Ltd,
            Castlerock Recruitment Group Ltd, London Care PLC, Mayfair Home Care
            and Mihomecare for the provision of Domiciliary Care Services commencing
            01 April 2018 for a period of four (4) years with a possible extension or a
            further (4) years (24 months + 24 months)subject to a performance review of
            each provider, be agreed.

 

2.2       That the award a contract to the value of £78m over a maximum 8 year term
            based on an annual value of £9.6m be agreed

Reason for decision – To meet statutory requirements and facilitate the Council’s commitment to personal social care.
Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none

423.

Contract award for block contracts for Domiciliary Care Services - exempt appendix

Decision:

Noted.

Minutes:

That the information in the exempt appendix to Agenda item D13 be noted (see Minute 422 for decision).