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Decisions

23/04/2019 - Tenant Fund Budget 2019/2020 ref: 6797    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To approve the Tenants Fund budget for 19/20

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Management and Modernisation

Decision published: 25/04/2019

Effective from: 03/05/2019

Decision:

1.  That the proposed 2019/20 Tenant Fund budget of £541K as summarised in Table 1 of the report following consultation with the Tenant Fund Management Committee (TFMC) and Tenant Council (TC) and subject to review in light of decisions adopted by Cabinet arising from the ongoing Resident Involvement Review be approved.

 

2.  That the grant budget for Southwark Group of Tenants Organisations (SGTO) of £228k for 2019/20 attached as Appendix 2 and the KPIs attached as Appendix 3 of the report be noted and approved.

 

3.  That retrospective approval be given for £16,875 from 2018/19 budget to fund the Citizens Advice Southwark digital inclusion support project from September 2018 to March 2019.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michael Scorer


23/04/2019 - Continuation of grant arrangements for services that are in scope of the Community Hubs Development ref: 6796    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To agree continuation of grant arrangements

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children, Schools and Adult Care

Decision published: 24/04/2019

Effective from: 02/05/2019

Decision:

1.  That a continuation of the current grant arrangements for a period of one year from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 be agreed, and that a further two months’ extension from 1 April 2020 to 31 May 2020 also be agreed in principle, should this be required, to the provider organisations delivering a range of information, advice and preventative services to residents across the borough and who are in scope of the development work of the Community Hubs. The need for an extension will be dependent upon the length of the negotiation phase of the procurement process, which will shortly be initiated.

 

2.  That it be noted that the total sum of this extension inclusive of the two months’ extension be £742,758 for Older Peoples Services and £257,417 for Disability Services.

 

3.  That it be noted that the continuation of the current arrangements will ensure alignment with the planned commencement date for the Older Peoples Hub and All Age Disability Hub.

 

4.  That the cessation of grant funding for the Life Long Family Links Service from 1 July 2019 be agreed, subject to a well managed transition process of three months.

 

5.  That it be noted that this proposal is recommended by the Better Care Fund Planning Group made up of officers of the council and the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) following a review of the Better Care Fund (BCF) programme to continue funding in this area for 2019-20.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Quirke-Thornton


17/04/2019 - Grant award to Children's Centre providers 2019/20 ref: 6795    Recommendations Approved

To note progress with the Children’s Centres programme since its reorganisation in 2016 and transition to Family Early Help and to approve grants to lead agencies for the delivery of the Children’s Centres programme for the 2019/20 financial year.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children, Schools and Adult Care

Decision published: 17/04/2019

Effective from: 17/04/2019

Decision:

1.  That the progress with the Children’s Centres programme since its reorganisation in 2016 and transition to Family Early Help in 2018 be noted.

 

2.  That the grants to lead agencies for the delivery of the Children’s Centres programme for the 2019/20 financial year, as set out in paragraph 34 of the report be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Quirke-Thornton


25/02/2019 - Licensing Act 2003: Application for a Personal Licence ref: 6794    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 25/02/2019 - Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 17/04/2019

Effective from: 25/02/2019


17/04/2019 - The High Street Challenge Round 7 grant awards (further development group - part three)

To allocate £15,000 of grant funding from The High Street Challenge for Round 7 of this funding. The project recommended for award is set out in Appendix 1 of the report.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Jobs, Skills and Innovation

Decision due date: Before 30/04/2019

Lead officer: Stephen Gaskell

Notice of decision: 17/04/2019


15/04/2019 - Gateway 3: Adult integrated drug and alcohol treatment system contract ref: 6793    Recommendations Approved

Variation of contract to transfer the services from CGL to CGL Services Limited

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of Housing and Modernisation

Decision published: 15/04/2019

Effective from: 25/04/2019

Decision:

That the variation of the Adult Integrated Drug & Alcohol Treatment System (AIDATS) contract with Change, Grow, Live (CGL; a registered charity delivering health and welfare services) in order to novate the contract to Change, Grow, Live Services Limited (CGL Services; a wholly owned, non-charitable, trading subsidiary) for a period of nine months from 4 April 2019 with the option to extend for a further period not exceeding one year and up to a remaining maximum contract value of £6,518,134 be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michael Scorer


10/04/2019 - Housing benefit overpayment write-offs over £5,000 and under £50,000 ref: 6791    Recommendations Approved

1.  To approve the write-off of £111,549.93 of debt detailed in Appendix 1 of the report.

 

2.  To advise any further action required on any write-offs not agreed within the report.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Performance and Brexit

Decision published: 11/04/2019

Effective from: 19/04/2019

Decision:

That approval is given for the write off of £111,549.93 of debt detailed in Appendix 1 of the report (multiple write-offs).

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Duncan Whitfield


10/04/2019 - Exchequer Services Rent Arrears Debt Write-Off - Over £5,000 ref: 6792    Recommendations Approved

Write off of former tenant arrears debts over £5,000 and under £50,000

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Performance and Brexit

Decision published: 11/04/2019

Effective from: 19/04/2019

Decision:

That approval is given for write off of £955,432.15 of debts set out in Appendix 1 of the report for accounting purposes.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Duncan Whitfield


10/04/2019 - Community Support and Maintenance - Dementia Grant ref: 6787    Recommendations Approved

To agree an extension to one year grant to the Alzheimer’s Society in order to continue to provide post-diagnostic support to people living with dementia and the continuation of development of a Dementia Action Alliance (as part of the wider Council commitment to an Age Friendly Borough).

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children, Schools and Adult Care

Decision published: 10/04/2019

Effective from: 18/04/2019

Decision:

1.  That an extension to one year grant to the Alzheimer’s Society for the sum of £164,000, in order  to continue to provide post-diagnostic support to people living with dementia and the continued development of a Dementia Action Alliance (as part of the wider Council commitment to an Age Friendly Borough) be agreed.

 

2.  The it be noted that this proposed decision is recommended by the Better Care Fund Planning Group made up of officers of the council and the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) following a review of the Better Care Fund programme to continue funding in this area for 2019-20.

 

3.  The it also be noted that this grant extension offers the council and the CCG the opportunity to adopt a whole system approach by integrating service offer into the Southwark Joint Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2018 (Priority 5 – Older People and Dementia).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Strategic Director of Children's and Adults' Services


10/04/2019 - Commissioned Youth and Play Service extension 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020

To approve the extension of grant funding to currently commissioned youth and play service voluntary and community organisations for a period of 12 months from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

 

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure, Equalities and Communities

Decision due date: Before 30/04/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Aileen Cahill

Notice of decision: 10/04/2019


10/04/2019 - Gateway 1: Procurement Strategy Approval for Reablement Service ref: 6788    Recommendations Approved

To approve the procurement strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children, Schools and Adult Care

Decision published: 10/04/2019

Effective from: 18/04/2019

Decision:

1.  That the procurement strategy outlined in the report which is to enter a single supplier negotiation with Thames Homecare Limited for the provision of the reablement service for a period of 15 months from 1 July 2019 to 30 September 2020, for an estimated value of £2 million be approved.

 

2.  That the delegation of the Gateway 2 contract award report to the strategic director of children’s and adults’ services for the reasons of timeliness be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Quirke-Thornton


10/04/2019 - Council tax write offs over £5,000 and under £50,000 ref: 6789    Recommendations Approved

Write off of council tax debts over £5,000 but under £50,000

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Performance and Brexit

Decision published: 10/04/2019

Effective from: 18/04/2019

Decision:

That the write off of £84,018.01 of debt detailed in Appendix 1 of the report (multiple write-offs) be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Duncan Whitfield


10/04/2019 - National non-domestic rates write-offs over £5,000 and under £50,000 ref: 6790    Recommendations Approved

Write off of NNDR over £5,000 but under £50,0000

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Performance and Brexit

Decision published: 10/04/2019

Effective from: 18/04/2019

Decision:

That approval is given for the write-off of £966,662.84 of debt detailed in Appendix 1 of the report (multiple write-offs).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Duncan Whitfield


09/04/2019 - Burgess Park Sports Centre - Community Usage Principles

To approve the principles detailed throughout the report for the use of Burgess Park Sport Centre by community groups and the formalisation of the ‘free hours scheme’.

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure, Equalities and Communities

Decision due date: Not before 17/04/2019

Wards affected: Faraday;

Lead officer: Ian Smith

Notice of decision: 01/02/2019


08/04/2019 - Gateway 2 - Southwark Regeneration in Partnership Programme Lot B - Copeland Road Car Park Re-Procurement

Report seeking procurement strategy approval for the Copeland Road Car Park site.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of Housing and Modernisation

Decision due date: 04/2019

Wards affected: Rye Lane;

Lead officer: Michael Scorer

Notice of decision: 30/11/2018


04/04/2019 - Quietway - Cornwall Road to Blackfriars Road (Meymott Street) SE1 ref: 6786    Recommendations Approved

To approve the Quietway – Cornwall Road to Blackfriars Road (Meymott Street) scheme for implementation, subject to the necessary statutory procedures.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment, Transport Management and Air Quality

Decision published: 04/04/2019

Effective from: 12/04/2019

Decision:

That the Quietway (QW) Cornwall Road to Blackfriars Road (Meymott Street) scheme for implementation, as shown in the draft outline design (Appendix A of the report), subject to the necessary statutory procedures be approved.

 

Wards affected: Borough & Bankside;

Lead officer: Dale Foden


04/04/2019 - 20mph - Barry Road - Speed Reduction ref: 6785    Recommendations Approved

Measures to reduce speed on Barry Road

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment, Transport Management and Air Quality

Decision published: 04/04/2019

Effective from: 12/04/2019

Decision:

1.  The the implementation of short term measures, which can be completed with no loss of parking, at the junctions of Underhill Road and Upland Road be approved.

 

2.  The officers be instructed to undertake further monitoring to better understand the extent of speeding on Barry Road, prior to and after the implementation of the above recommendation and other council schemes proposed in the area surrounding Barry Road, to better determine if any further measures are required to reduce speeding on Barry Road

Wards affected: Dulwich Hill; Goose Green;

Lead officer: Ian Smith


03/04/2019 - Culture grants extension 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 ref: 6784    Recommendations Approved

To approve the extension of grant funding of £152,000 to currently commissioned funded arts and cultural organisations for a period of twelve months from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure, Equalities and Communities

Decision published: 04/04/2019

Effective from: 12/04/2019

Decision:

That the extension of grant funding of £152,000 to currently commissioned funded arts and cultural organisations for a period of twelve months from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 be approved.

Lead officer: Aileen Cahill