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13/01/2021 - Minutes of previous meeting held on 9th December 2020 ref: 5402    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 13/01/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held on 9th December 2020 be approved as an accurate record of the meeting.


13/01/2021 - 18/3498 Land at 370 High Road and 54-68 Dudden Hill Lane, London, NW10 ref: 5400    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 13/01/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

Application was withdrawn.

Wards affected: Dudden Hill;


13/01/2021 - 20/2164 79-83 ODDS, Kenton Road, Harrow, HA3 0AH ref: 5399    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 13/01/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

Granted planning permission as recommended in the main report with the amendment to condition 18 and the removal of condition 26 as set out in the supplementary report.

Wards affected: Northwick Park;


13/01/2021 - 20/1683 416 Ealing Road, Wembley, HA0 1JQ ref: 5398    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 13/01/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

Granted planning permission as recommended in the main report.

Wards affected: Alperton;


13/01/2021 - Minutes of the previous meetings - 26 Nov 2020 ref: 5401    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 13/01/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held on 26th November 2020 be approved as an accurate record of the meeting.


12/01/2021 - Any other urgent business ref: 5390    Information Only

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

None.


12/01/2021 - Exclusion of Press and Public ref: 5389    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

There were no items that required the exclusion of the press or public.


12/01/2021 - Reference of item considered by Scrutiny Committees (if any) ref: 5388    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

There were no references from Scrutiny submitted for consideration at the meeting.


12/01/2021 - Petitions (if any) ref: 5391    Information Only

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

None.


12/01/2021 - Matters Arising (if any) ref: 5394    Information Only

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

None.


12/01/2021 - Minutes of the Previous Meeting ref: 5387    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on Monday 7 December 2020 as an accurate record.


12/01/2021 - Declarations of Interest ref: 5393    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

None.


12/01/2021 - Apologies for Absence ref: 5392    Information Only

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 12/01/2021

Decision:

None.


12/01/2021 - Treasury Management Mid-Year Report 2020-21 ref: 5378    Recommendations Approved

To note the 2020/21 mid-year Treasury report, which has been reviewed by the Audit and Standards Advisory Committee, and recommend the report is forwarded to Full Council.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 20/01/2021

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED to note the 2020-21 Mid-Year Treasury report and agree that it be forwarded on to Council, in compliance with CIPFA’s Code of Practice on Treasury Management (the Code).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amanda Healy


12/01/2021 - Emergency Accommodation for Homeless Households ref: 5381    Recommendations Approved

Approval to tender for a service to provide 200 units of emergency accommodation in Brent.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 20/01/2021

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED

 

(1)      To approve inviting tenders for 200 self-contained rooms, (with bathroom, toilet and kitchen facilities) in Brent, to use as emergency temporary accommodation for homeless households on the basis of the pre - tender considerations set out in paragraph 3.16 of the report.

 

(2)     To approve officers evaluating the tenders referred to in (1) above on the basis of the evaluation criteria set out in paragraph 3.16 of the report.

 

(3)     To delegate authority to the Strategic Director of Community Wellbeing in consultation with the Lead Member for Housing and Welfare Reform to award the contract for the provision of 200 self-contained rooms, in Brent to use as emergency temporary accommodation for homeless households for a term of 18 Months (with a 12 month break clause).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Laurence Coaker


12/01/2021 - Northwick Park, One Public Estate – CIL Allocation ref: 5383    Recommendations Approved

Cabinet to delegate authority to the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment to allocate CIL to cashflow the road construction that will be funded by the HIF grant.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 20/01/2021

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED to delegate authority to the Strategic Director of Regeneration & Environment in consultation with the Lead Member for Environment, the Lead Member for Planning, Property and Regeneration and the Director of Finance to allocate £10m of Community Infrastructure Levy funding to allow the construction of the new One Public Estate Spine/Access road at Northwick Park.

Wards affected: Northwick Park;

Lead officer: Nick Ljustina


12/01/2021 - Brent Council’s School Admission Arrangements for Community Primary Schools 2022/23 ref: 5385    Recommendations Approved

Brent Council’s School Admission Arrangements for Community Primary Schools 2022/23

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 20/01/2021

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED

 

(1)      To approve the proposed admission arrangements for Brent community schools, as detailed within Appendix 2 of the report.

 

(2)      To note the scheme of co-ordination for maintained schools in Brent for the 2022/2023 academic year, as detailed within Appendix 3 of the report.

 

(3)      To note the thanks expressed for the hard work, dedication and commitment of all school staff in responding to the pandemic overall and in terms of delivering the response to the current and previous lockdowns and restrictions.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Brian Grady


12/01/2021 - Establishing an Onside Youth Zone ref: 5386    Recommendations Approved

Establishing an Onside Youth Zone
in Brent

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 20/01/2021

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED

 

(1)      To confirm agreement to the proposed financial solution to enable the establishment of an OYZ in the borough, as set out in section 5.4 of the report.

 

(2)     That on the basis of (1) above, Cabinet give permission for officers to progress with a YIF bid, via Onside Youth Zones, setting out the Local Authority’s agreement in principle to the establishment of an OYZ, subject to finding a suitable site in the borough.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nigel Chapman


12/01/2021 - Authority to Tender for the Design & Build Contract at 1 Morland Gardens, Stonebridge ref: 5384    Recommendations Approved

1. Subject to the satisfactory completion of the Judicial Review of the planning permission decision process for Morland Gardens, to seek Cabinet approval to invite tenders via a mini-competition under the Notting Hill Genesis Contractor Framework agreement for a contractor on the basis of the pre-tender considerations.


2. Subject to the satisfactory completion of the Judicial Review of the planning permission decision process for Morland Gardens, to seek Cabinet approval to delegate authority to award the contract for the Morland Gardens Redevelopment Design and Build Contract following the successful outcome of the tender exercise to the Strategic Director, Regeneration and Environment, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Property and Planning.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 20/01/2021

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED

 

(1)      To approve the inviting of tenders via a mini-competition under the Notting Hill Genesis Contractor Framework agreement for a contractor on the basis of the pre-tender considerations set out in paragraph 3.5 of the report.

 

(2)     To approve delegating authority to award the contract for the Morland Gardens Redevelopment Design and Build Contract following the successful outcome of the tender exercise to the Strategic Director, Regeneration and Environment, in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Regeneration, Property and Planning and Schools, Employment and Skills.

 

(3)     That should the procurement exercise described in paragraph 3.5 of the report not elicit sufficient bids in order for officers to propose the awarding of the contract, to delegate authority to approve inviting tenders using an alternative procurement method and any resultant pre-tender considerations to the Strategic Director, Regeneration and Environment, in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Regeneration, Property and Planning and Schools, Employment and Skills.

Wards affected: Stonebridge;

Lead officer: Neil Martin


12/01/2021 - Annual Complaint Report 2019/20 ref: 5380    Recommendations Approved

to note Brent’s performance in managing and resolving complaints.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 20/01/2021

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED

 

(1)      To note Brent’s performance in managing and resolving complaints.

 

(2)      To note the comments in the Council’s self-assessment against the Housing Ombudsman’s Code in Appendix D of the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mariza Barros


12/01/2021 - Six Month Update on Supply of New Affordable Homes ref: 5382    Recommendations Approved

Approve and note progress in respect of the NHCP and wider delivery of affordable housing in the borough.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 20/01/2021

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED

 

(1)      To note the contents of the report and progress to date on delivering both the New Council Homes Programme (NCHP) and other programmes and projects in place to deliver 5,000 new affordable homes in the borough by 2024.

 

(2)     To note the proposals regarding the Church End development site scheduled to be brought forward as set out in paragraph 5.5 and 9.2-9.8 of the report.

 

(3)     To delegate authority to the Strategic Director, Community Wellbeing, in consultation with the Lead Member for Housing and Welfare Reform, to agree pre-tender considerations, invite tenders, evaluate tenders and thereafter award development / construction contracts with developers / contractors in respect of the Church End site referred to in (2) above using the procurement approach set out within section 9.2 of the report.

 

(4)     For the reasons detailed in paragraph 14.17 of the report, to delegate authority to the Strategic Director, Community Wellbeing, in consultation with the Lead Member for Housing and Welfare Reform, agree pre-tender considerations, invite tenders, evaluate tenders and thereafter to award development / construction contracts with developers / contractors in respect of any sites listed in Section 6 of the report, should these be classified as High Value Contracts.

 

(5)     To delegate authority to the Strategic Director for Regeneration & Environment in consultation with the Lead Member for Regeneration, Property & Planning for the purposes of entering revised leases with the Brent Indian Community Centre and the West Indian Association, that would allow the Council to progress the next phase of both projects.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Magness


12/01/2021 - Quarter 3 Financial Report 2020/21 ref: 5379    Recommendations Approved

This report sets out the current forecast of income and expenditure against the revenue budget for 2020/21 and other key financial data.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2021

Effective from: 20/01/2021

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED to note the overall financial position as set out within the Q3 monitoring update and the actions being taken to manage the issues arising.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Minesh Patel


07/01/2021 - Highways Services interim contract arrangements (Individual Cabinet Member Decision) ref: 5377    Recommendations Approved

Approval of Highways Services interim contract arrangements for a period of two years (2021/22 to 2022/23)

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Environment

Decision published: 07/01/2021

Effective from: 15/01/2021

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member for Environment, having consulted with the Leader:

 

i)             Agrees to extend the highways services contract for a period of two years from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2023 and to vary the contract as set out in the report in accordance with the delegations in paragraph 13, Part 3 of the Constitution.

 

ii)            Notes that the decision above is subject to the Operational Director Environment Services agreeing to novate the highways services contract from Conway Aecom Limited to FM Conway Limited.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Oliver Myers


06/01/2021 - Application for a New Premises Licence by Westfield Food & Wine Ltd for the premises known as Westfield Food & Wine, 248-250 High Street, NW10 4TD, pursuant to the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 ref: 5376    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 06/01/2021 - Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 04/01/2021

Effective from: 06/01/2021

Decision:

Application withdrawn