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16/01/2020 - Authority to vary contract for the provision of legal counsel for the Forward Borrowing Project ref: 4922    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval to vary the contract with Bevan Brittan LLP to provide legal counsel for the Council as part of a forward borrowing exercise.

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader

Decision published: 17/01/2020

Effective from: 16/01/2020

Decision:

To approve a variation in the contract for the provision of legal counsel with Bevan Brittan to enable them to provide additional work arising from entering into the capital markets, in accordance with paragraph 13 of Part 3 of the Constitution.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Daniel Omisore


09/01/2020 - Lift replacement programme ref: 4921    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To approve the award of contracts for the replacement of 4 residential and 1 Car park lift.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director - Community Well-being

Decision published: 16/01/2020

Effective from: 24/01/2020

Decision:

To approve the award of the contract to Deltron Lifts Limited for Lift replacement work at Frontenac, Barratt House, Pharamond, and the Kilburn Square Car Park Lift.

Wards affected: Brondesbury Park; Willesden Green;

Lead officer: Hakeem Osinaike


14/01/2020 - Exclusion of Press and Public ref: 4913    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020

Decision:

There were no items requiring the exclusion of the press or public.


14/01/2020 - Matters Arising (if any) ref: 4918    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020

Decision:

None


14/01/2020 - Minutes of the Previous Meeting ref: 4917    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the previous meeting held on Monday 9 December 2019 be approved as an accurate record of the meeting.


14/01/2020 - Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy 2020 - 2025 ref: 4896    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Pursuant to section 1(4) of the Homelessness Act 2002, the Council must exercise its power to carry out and publish a homelessness strategy so as to ensure that a new homelessness strategy for their area is published within the period of five years beginning with the day on which their last homelessness strategy was published.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 22/01/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:

 

(1)      Note the consultation feedback and subsequent amendments to the draft Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy (2020 – 2025).

 

(2)      Approve the finalised version of the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy (2020 – 2025) for publication.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Laurence Coaker


14/01/2020 - Morland Gardens Redevelopment ref: 4910    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To support the proposal to invest up to £43m to deliver a state of the art adult education centre, 65 new affordable homes, a 675 sq metres affordable workspace for start-up businesses from the local community, and a public facing cafe. This includes the cost of the 2 year service decant.

To agree to the proposed decant of the existing provision at Morland Gardens to the Stonebridge
Primary Schools Annexe, a vacant council owned site.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 22/01/2020

Decision:

NOTED the deputation received from by Errol Donald (representing the Morland Gardens Community Steering Group) and additional representations made by Councillor Ezajughi (as ward councillor) in relation to the scheme.

 

RESOLVED that Cabinet:

 

(1)       Approve the proposal to invest up to £43m to deliver a state of the art adult education centre, 65 new affordable homes, 675 sq metres affordable workspace for start-up businesses from the local community, and a public facing café at 1 Morland Gardens.

 

(2)       Note that the proposal to invest up to £43m at 1 Morland Gardens includes the cost of the 2 year service decant and encompasses £6.5m of the GLA affordable housing grant.

 

(3)       Note the risk that if the Stonebridge Primary School Annexe isn’t used for decant, as outlined in paragraphs 3.43-3.47 of the report, it may not be viable to deliver the project in accordance with the delivery timetable at paragraph 3.42 in the report, with there being various risks as detailed in paragraph 3.48 of the report, to include a risk that alternative capacity for classes could not be found, meaning a period of 2 years where Brent Start would have to close a significant portion of its provision. 

 

(4)       Delegate authority to the Strategic Director Regeneration and Environment, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Schools, Employment and Skills, to carry out the consultation process with third parties prior to appropriation and thereafter to consider responses prior to appropriating 1 Morland Gardens.

 

(5)       Delegate authority to the Strategic Director Regeneration and Environment to appropriate 1 Morland Gardens for planning purposes and use its powers under section 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 to override third party rights.

 

(6)       Approve the procurement of a delivery partner to deliver the redevelopment of 1 Morland Gardens.

 

(7)       Delegate authority to the Strategic Director Regeneration and Environment to approve the pre-tender considerations for the procurement of the delivery partner and thereafter arrange for Officers to evaluate tenders on the basis of the approved evaluation criteria.

 

(8)       Delegate authority to the Strategic Director Regeneration and Environment in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Schools, Employment and Skills, to award the contract for a developer partner.

 

Wards affected: Stonebridge;

Lead officer: Matthew Dibben


14/01/2020 - Air Quality Task Group Report ref: 4893    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To consider the report and recommendations of the Resources and Public Realm Scrutiny Committee.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 23/01/2020

Decision:

NOTED the deputation received from Mark Falcon (representing Clear Air for Brent) and additional comments made by Councillor Nerva in relation to the report.

 

Following its introduction by Councillor Stephens (as Chair of the Scrutiny Task Group) Cabinet RESOLVED that the Air Quality Scrutiny Report and recommendations be noted.

Lead officer: Pascoe Sawyers


14/01/2020 - Quarter 3 Capital Budget Monitoring Report ref: 4912    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

This report sets out the current forecasts against the capital budget.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 22/01/2020

Decision:

Cabinet noted the overall capital financial position.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Minesh Patel


14/01/2020 - Quarter 3 Revenue Budget Monitoring Report ref: 4911    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

This report sets out the current forecasts of income and expenditure against
the revenue budget.

 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 22/01/2020

Decision:

Cabinet noted the overall financial position and the actions being taken to manage the issues arising.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Minesh Patel


14/01/2020 - Admissions Arrangements for Community Schools 2021/22 ref: 4906    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To consider the outcomes of the statutory consultation on and agree proposed changes to Admission Arrangements for Community Schools, to take effect for the academic year 2021/22, as required by the School Admissions Code.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 22/01/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet approve the proposed admission arrangements for Brent community schools for the 2021/2022 academic year (Appendix 2).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Brian Grady


14/01/2020 - Any other urgent business ref: 4914    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020

Decision:

None.


14/01/2020 - Reference of item considered by Scrutiny Committees (if any) ref: 4897    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020


14/01/2020 - Petitions (if any) ref: 4919    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020

Decision:

None


14/01/2020 - Declarations of Interest ref: 4916    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020

Decision:

None


14/01/2020 - Apologies for Absence ref: 4915    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020

Decision:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Mili Patel.


14/01/2020 - London Councils’ Transport and Environment Committee – Governing Agreement Amendment for Electric Vehicle Charging ref: 4907    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To agree to delegate to London Councils’ Transport and Environment Committee (TEC) to exercise further functions in delivering electric vehicle charging infrastructure across London.

To authorise the Council’s Director of Legal, HR, Audit and Investigations to sign any necessary documents to give effect to the variation of the London Council’s TEC.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 22/01/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:

 

(1)      Delegate authority to London Councils’ Transport and Environment Committee to exercise the further functions under section 16 of the 2013 London Local Authorities and Transport Act 2013 as set out in the report in paragraph 3.13 and Appendices A and B.

 

(2)      Cabinet also authorised the Council’s Director of Legal, HR, Audit and Investigations to sign any necessary documents to give effect to the variation of the London Council’s Transport and Environment Committee Governing Agreement dated 13 December 2001 (as amended).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerry Ansell


16/12/2019 - Application for a New Premises Licence by Le Gaga Ltd for the premises known as First Floor, 3 Abercorn Commercial Centre, Manor Farm Road, HA0 1AN, pursuant to the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 ref: 4905    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 16/12/2019 - Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2020

Effective from: 16/12/2019

Decision:

Granted with conditions


11/09/2019 - Application for a New Premises Licence by Nandos Chickenland Ltd for the premises known as Nandos, Unit 2, Capitol Way, NW9 0AW, pursuant to the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 ref: 4904    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:

Agreed


11/09/2019 - Application for the Review a Premises Licence by the Licensing Inspector for the premises known as Food & Wine, 246-248 Neasden Lane, NW10 0AA, pursuant to the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 ref: 4903    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:

Licensing authority formally withdrew the application until further notice

 


11/09/2019 - Application for the Review a Premises Licence by the Licensing Inspector for the premises known as Jackmans, 279 Neasden Lane, NW10 1QJ, pursuant to the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 ref: 4902    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:

Licensing authority formally withdrew the application until further notice


04/12/2019 - Application for a Temporary Event Notice by Agnaldo Dal Forno for the premises known as 212 High Street, NW10 4SY, pursuant to the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 ref: 4901    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 04/12/2019 - Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2020

Effective from: 04/12/2019

Decision:

Granted



04/12/2019 - Application for a Variation to a Premises Licence by Keseven Prathipkumar for the premises known as Taste of Ceylon, 32 Ealing Road, Wembley, HA0 4TL, pursuant to the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 ref: 4899    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 04/12/2019 - Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2020

Effective from: 04/12/2019

Decision:

Adjourned until 17 January 2020


04/12/2019 - Application for the Review a Premises Licence by Nuisance Control Team for the premises known as Barril, 159 High Street, NW10 4TR, pursuant to the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 ref: 4898    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 04/12/2019 - Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2020

Effective from: 04/12/2019

Decision:

Revoked


27/09/2019 - Application for a Variation to a Premises Licence by Ketan Kantibhai Patel for the premises known as Spice Klub, Basement 93-95 Ealing Road, Wembley, HA0 4BN, pursuant to the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 ref: 4894    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 27/09/2019 - Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2020

Effective from: 27/09/2019

Decision:

Conditions agreed with responsible authorities prior to hearing


27/09/2019 - Application for New Premises Licence by Ms Saroja Stanley Fernando for the premises known as Claypots, 531-533 High Road, Wembley, HA0 2DJ, pursuant to the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 ref: 4892    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 27/09/2019 - Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 10/01/2020

Effective from: 27/09/2019

Decision:

Granted with Conditions