Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Monday 11 March 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Boardrooms 3-5 - Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ. View directions

Contact: Thomas Cattermole, Head of Executive and Member Services  020 8937 5446 Email: thomas.cattermole@brent.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Decision:

None

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, the nature and existence of any relevant disclosable pecuniary or personal interests in the items on this agenda and to specify the item(s) to which they relate.

Decision:

There were no declarations of interest.

3.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting, held on 11 February 2019, as a correct record.

Decision:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the previous meeting held on 11 February 2019 be approved as an accurate record subject to a change at paragraph 4 on page 4 to read Anju Bhatt.

4.

Matters Arising (if any)

To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.

Decision:

There were no matters arising.

5.

Petitions (if any)

To discuss any petitions from members of the public, in accordance with Standing Order 66.

Decision:

None

6.

Reference of item considered by Scrutiny Committees (if any)

To consider any reference reports from any of the Council’s three Scrutiny Committees.

Decision:

None.

7.

Informal consultation on the school organisation arrangements of Roe Green Infant School pdf icon PDF 160 KB

The report informs Cabinet of the intention to informally consult on a change in the age-range of Roe Green Infant School and the closure of primary provision on the Roe Green Strathcona site from September 2020.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that :

 

     i)        Cabinet noted that initial informal consultation would be undertaken with stakeholders that could lead to subsequent statutory consultation on proposals to:

·         change the age-range of Roe Green Infant School from 4-11 to 4-7

·         reduce the school’s Published Admission Number (PAN) from 150 to 120 for September 2020

·         implement a phased closure of provision on the Roe Green Strathcona site.

8.

Carlton & Granville Centres Site - South Kilburn pdf icon PDF 115 KB

The paper updates Members on the current position of two phases of the project at the Carlton and Granville Site in South Kilburn and seeks approval to take forward the next phase of the project.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

     i)        Cabinet approved the continuation of Phase 2 of the project at the Carlton and Granville Site in South Kilburn to planning submission on the basis of the design option presented in the report

 

    ii)        Cabinet agreed to engage with South Kilburn Trust regarding possible future management arrangements of the Carlton/Granville Centres.

 

   iii)        Cabinet noted that Property Services will immediately engage with ULFA as set out in the report and to trigger the break clause as set out in the lease

 

   iv)        Cabinet agreed in principle that funding will come from different sources as set out in Appendix 2 of the report with the intention to seek Cabinet approval to enter into any necessary agreements with the Greater London Authority or South Kilburn Trust in due course.

9.

Brent Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy (NCIL) – Projects Requiring Cabinet Approval pdf icon PDF 151 KB

1.1               This report requests Cabinet to approve the allocation of Neighbourhood CIL (NCIL) funds to three community projects from round two of the  2018/19 NCIL programme.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

     i)        Cabinet approved the NCIL allocation of:

·         £248,000 to support the refurbishment of Citizens Advice Brent, Willesden

·         £133,958 to support the creation of community facilities in Harlesden for residents and those affected by Sickle Cell Disorder

·         £150,000 to support the creation of new community facilities at St Catherine’s Hall, Neasden

10.

Performance Report, Q3 (Oct–Dec) 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 134 KB

The report provides Cabinet with a corporate overview of performance information linked to the Brent 2020 and Borough Plan priorities, to support informed decision-making and to manage performance effectively.  

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

     i)        Cabinet noted the performance information contained in the report.

 

    ii)        Cabinet considered the current and future strategic risks associated with the information provided and agreed remedial actions on strategic risks as appropriate.

 

   iii)        Cabinet challenged the progress with responsible officers as necessary.

11.

Preparations for the UK leaving the European Union (EU) - Update pdf icon PDF 95 KB

This report provides an update on progress with preparations within Brent for the UK leaving the European Union (EU).

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

     i)        Cabinet noted the contents of the Risk Assessment set out in Appendix 1 of the report

 

    ii)        Cabinet noted the details of the EU settlement scheme campaign as set out in the report.

 

12.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The following items are not for publication as they relate to the following category of exempt information as specified under paragraph 3, Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, namely: “Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)"

 

Item 8:          Carlton and Granville Centres Site – South Kilburn: Appendix 2

Decision:

None

13.

Any other urgent business

Notice of items to be raised under this heading must be given in writing to the Head of Executive and Member Services or his representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 60.

Decision:

None