Decision details

Community Hubs - Extending the Model across Brent

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

This report sets out proposals for extending the community hub model located at Harlesden library. The extension of the model would include enhancing the offer at the Harlesden location based on user needs, introducing additional and more joined up services and expanding the model to new locations and opening times.

Reason for deferral from August to September Cabinet meeting: Officers to undertake further work and engagement around the proposals.

Decision:

RESOLVED:

(i)            Cabinet approved and supported the proposals set out in Community Hubs: A model for Brent at Appendix 1, for extending the community hub model currently operating in Harlesden to additional areas of the borough including Kilburn, Willesden, Wembley and Kingsbury and Kenton; and

 

(ii)          Cabinet noted the intention to revert to Cabinet for a decision to set up a Community Interest Company, or other delivery vehicle, once exploratory work has concluded.

 

 

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Sadie East, Head of Transformation Email: sadie.east@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 1507.

Report author: Fiona Kivett

Publication date: 13/09/2018

Date of decision: 12/09/2018

Decided at meeting: 12/09/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/09/2018

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