Decisions

Decisions published

24/01/2023 - Capital Programme Monitoring - Quarter 3 2022/23 ref: 9778    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Renewal, Recreation and Housing

Decision published: 24/01/2023

Effective from: 01/02/2023

Decision:

That the changes to the Capital Programme put to the Council’s Executive at its meeting on 18 January 2023 be noted.

Lead officer: Sean Cosgrove


18/01/2023 - CAPITAL STRATEGY 2023/24 TO 2026/27 & Q3 CAPITAL PROGRAMME MONITORING - APPENDIX E ref: 9791    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023


18/01/2023 - HOMES FOR UKRAINE ref: 9787    Recommendations Approved

Quarterly Homes for Ukraine update report

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023

Decision:

The contents of the report be reviewed and noted in relation to the current activities under the Homes for Ukraine scheme.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tracey Wilson


18/01/2023 - COUNCIL TAX REDUCTION\SUPPORT SCHEME 2023/24 ref: 9785    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023

Decision:

1.  The revised Equality Impact Assessment at Appendix 1 of the report be noted.

 

2.  The responses to the public consultation exercise at Appendix 2 & 3 of the report be noted.

 

3.  The Council Tax Support scheme from 2023/24 restricts the calculation of entitlement for working-age claimants to 70% of the households’ Council Tax liability.

 

4.  The introduction a band “D” eligibility restriction from 2023/24 be approved.

 

5.  Council be recommended to agree that the Council Tax Support scheme from 2023/24 increases the Discretionary Hardship Fund to £225k per annum. 

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jayne Carpenter


18/01/2023 - CAPITAL STRATEGY 2023/24 TO 2026/27 & Q3 CAPITAL PROGRAMME MONITORING ref: 9784    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023

Decision:

1.  The report, including a total rephasing of £565k from 2022/23 into future years, be noted and a revised capital programme be agreed.

2.  The Capital Strategy for 2023/24 to 2026/27 be agreed including the following amendments to the capital programme:

(i)  Adjustments identified as part of the capital monitoring process totalling a net reduction of £14,825k

  (ii)  An increase of £74,801k in relation to new schemes which will be added to the Capital Programme

3.  The refinancing of the Council’s existing Housing Schemes through external borrowing of £49.2M via the Public Works Loan Board be approved.

4.  The use of up to £10M from the Council’s earmarked revenue reserves to support funding of the Council’s capital programme be approved.

5.  It be agreed that all new and existing Housing Schemes should be funded by long-term borrowing.

 


18/01/2023 - DRAFT BUDGET 2023/24 AND UPDATE ON THE COUNCIL'S FINANCIAL STRATEGY ref: 9783    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023

Decision:

1.  The initial draft 2023/24 Budget detailed in Appendix 7 be agreed.

 

2.  The initial draft 2023/24 Budget for each portfolio be referred to the relevant PDS Committees for consideration.

 

3.  The financial projections for 2024/25 to 2026/27 be noted.

 

4.  It be noted that there are still areas of financial uncertainty which will impact on the final 2023/24 Budget.

 

5.  Increase rent levels for London Affordable Rents and Social (Formula) Rents by 7% from April 2023 as set out in Section 12.2 of the report be agreed.

 

6.  The proposed contribution of £246,470 in 2023/24 to the London Boroughs Grant Committee (see section 22 of the report) be agreed.

 

7.  The setting of the schools’ budget, mainly met through Dedicated Schools Grant, be delegated to the Education, Children and Families Portfolio Holder, allowing for consultation with the Schools Forum (see section 23 of the report).

 

8.  The outcome of consultation with PDS Committees be reported to the next meeting of the Executive.

 

9.  The outcome of the Provisional Local Government Financial Settlement 2023/24 as detailed in the report be noted.

 

10.  The budget gap remaining of an estimated £29.6m per annum by 2026/27 and that any decisions made for the 2023/24 Budget will have an impact on the future year projections be noted.

 

11.  Any final decision by Executive on recommended Council Tax and Adult Social Care Precept levels to Council will normally be undertaken at the next meeting of Executive.

 

12.  Where possible any identified savings should be taken in year.

 


18/01/2023 - PROCUREMENT STRATEGY - PROCUREMENT OF LEASE CARS AND LIGHT COMMERCIAL VEHICLES ref: 9786    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023

Decision:

1.  The forthcoming framework operated by the Crown Commercial Service be utilised to lease any required cars and light commercial vehicles from 16th May 2023 until 11th January 2027 and the continued use of the framework for any extension period that may be applied by Crown Commercial Service be agreed.

 

2.  Authority be delegated to the Director of Environment & Public Protection to approve the use of the Vehicle Lease, Fleet Management & Salary Sacrifice call-off framework (Ref; RM6268) with successful suppliers, upon its award by the Crown Commercial Service, in January 2023. 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Chilton


18/01/2023 - EXEMPT MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 30 NOVEMBER 2022 ref: 9790    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023


18/01/2023 - LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 AS AMENDED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (ACCESS TO INFORMATION) (VARIATION) ORDER 2006 AND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 ref: 9789    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023

Decision:

Executive agreed to move in to Part 2.

 


18/01/2023 - CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER ISSUES REFERRED FROM THE EXECUTIVE, RESOURCES AND CONTRACTS POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE ref: 9788    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023

Decision:

None.


18/01/2023 - QUESTIONS ref: 9782    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023

Decision:

None.


18/01/2023 - TO CONFIRM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 30 NOVEMBER 2022 ref: 9781    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023

Decision:

Agreed.


18/01/2023 - DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST ref: 9780    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023

Decision:

Declaration made by Cllr Bennett.


18/01/2023 - APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE ref: 9779    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023

Decision:

Cllr  Bear and Cllr Marlow.