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Items
No. Item

596.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

No apologies were received.

597.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

None.

598.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 350 KB

Decision:

Noted.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That the Minutes of the meeting on 7 February 2019 be confirmed as a correct record and the Chair be authorised to sign them.

 

599.

Appointments to be made by the Executive pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

Link to report

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

2 (a)   That Councillor Kaya Comer-Schwartz be appointed to the VCS
          Committee, as the Executive Member with responsibility for Arts and
          Culture, for the remainder of the municipal year 2018/2019, or until a
          successor is appointed.

2 (b)   That Councillor Una O’Halloran be appointed to the VCS Committee, as
          the Executive Member for Community Development, for the remainder
          of the municipal year 2018/2019, or until a successor is appointed.
 
Reason for decision – To appoint the appropriate members to the Voluntary and Community Sector Committee.

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

600.

Financial position as at 31 January 2019 pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

Link to report

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

2.1         That the forecast revenue outturn for the General Fund (Table 1 of the report) of a gross underspend of £0.8m (Paragraph 3.1 of the report) be noted. 

2.2         That the breakdown of the forecast General Fund outturn by individual variance at Appendix 1 of the report and by service area at Appendix 2 of the report be noted.

2.3         That the HRA forecast is a net break-even position (Section 5, Table 1 of the report) be noted.

2.4         That the latest capital position with forecast capital expenditure of £107.0m in 2018-19 (Section 6, Table 2, and Appendix 3 of the report) be noted.

 

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

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

601.

Homelessness Prevention Strategy pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

Link to report

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

2.1   That the aim, priorities and objectives as detailed in the report be agreed.

2.2   That the approach to consultation as set out at Section 4 of the report be noted.

2.3   That the proposed duration of the strategy as set out at paragraph 5.1 of the report be agreed.

2.4   That the mechanism for reviewing the objectives and actions on an annual basis as set out at paragraph 5.3 of the report be agreed.

2.5   That the provisional timeframes set out at paragraph 6.1 of the report be noted.


Reason for decision – To further the aim of preventing homelessness.

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

602.

Appropriation of land for planning purposes - Hanley Crouch Community Centre pdf icon PDF 170 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

Link to report

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

2.1   That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Resources to complete the purchase of land for planning purposes under section 122 Local Government Act 1972 the Council’s property known as Hanley Crouch Community Centre ‘The Laundry’, Sparsholt Road, London N19 for the purpose of securing the construction of the Hanley Crouch Scheme, in accordance with the planning consent that has been granted by the local planning authority and which is required for the proper planning of the area be agreed. 

2.2   That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Resources, in consultation with the Corporate Director of Law and Corporate Director of Housing, to agree the settlement of rights of light claims with owners and occupiers of 2 affected properties and any ancillary affected leases, together with any associated fees and thereafter be agreed.

 

2.3   That the cost of the proposed settlement of rights of light compensation payments and associated fees for leaseholders affected by this scheme will be from the capital budget for the Hanley Crouch Scheme be noted.

 

Reason for decision – to enable the development of new homes.

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

603.

Contract award for Mental Health Recovery Pathway pdf icon PDF 171 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

Link to report

 

Minutes:

Councillor Burgess introduced the item and thanked the service users who worked with us to co-design the new services.

RESOLVED:

 

2.1     That the award of a contract to Islington Mind to deliver the Mental
          Health Recovery Pathway be agreed.

 

22.     That it is anticipated the new service will commence 1 June 2019, for a
          period of three years with the option of two 12-month extensions. The
          annual value is £1,080,514. The total contract value including all
          extension periods is £5,402,570 be noted.

Reason for decision – to adopt a more strength based approach to mental health community recovery services.

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

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

604.

Appropriation of land for planning purposes - Hanley Crouch Community Centre - exempt appendices

Decision:

Noted.

Minutes:

That the information in the exempt appendix to agenda item C7 be noted (see Minute 602 for details).

 

605.

Contract award for Mental Health Recovery Pathway - exempt appendix

Decision:

Noted.

Minutes:

That the information in the exempt appendix to agenda item D8 be noted (see Minute 603 for details).