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09/09/2019 - 2018/19 Treasury Management Outturn Report ref: 4733    Recommendations Approved

Cabinet is asked to consider the 2018/19 Treasury Management outturn report, and ask that it be forwarded to Council, in compliance with CIPFA’s Code of Practice on Treasury Management (the Code).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that having considered the 2018/19 Treasury Management outturn report, Cabinet requested that it be forwarded to Council, in compliance with CIPFA’s Code of Practice on Treasury Management (the Code).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Daniel Omisore


09/09/2019 - Any other urgent business ref: 4735    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 09/09/2019

Decision:

There was no urgent business.


09/09/2019 - Exclusion of Press and Public ref: 4734    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 09/09/2019

Decision:

None.


09/09/2019 - Reference of item considered by Scrutiny Committees (if any) ref: 4726    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 09/09/2019

Decision:

None.


09/09/2019 - Petitions (if any) ref: 4725    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 09/09/2019

Decision:

None.


09/09/2019 - Matters Arising (if any) ref: 4724    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 09/09/2019

Decision:

There were no matters arising.


09/09/2019 - Minutes of the Previous Meeting ref: 4723    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 09/09/2019

Decision:

RESOVLED: that the minutes of the previous meeting be agreed as an accurate record.


09/09/2019 - Declarations of Interest ref: 4722    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 09/09/2019

Decision:

There were no declarations of interest.


09/09/2019 - Apologies for Absence ref: 4721    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 09/09/2019

Decision:

There were no apologies for absence.


09/09/2019 - Brent Community Lottery Proposal - Cabinet variation report ref: 4732    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks to inform and obtain Cabinet approval for a variation to the Cabinet report titled ‘Brent Community Lottery Proposal’ approved on 17 June 2019.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that Cabinet:

 

     i)        noted the content of the report from the Assistant Chief Executive;

 

    ii)        agreed that the Head of Strategy and Partnerships awards a contract to Gatherwell in the form agreed by them.

Lead officer: Pascoe Sawyers


09/09/2019 - Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) for Open Spaces, Graveyards and Cemeteries ref: 4728    Recommendations Approved

To approve the making of a borough wide PSPO impacting Open Spaces, Graveyards and Cemeteries.

 

Reason Deferred: Decision deferred to September Cabinet to allow further consideration.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that Cabinet

 

     i)        approved option 1 in respect of the introduction and implementation of the proposed PSPO in the draft terms and the options as set out in appendix one for a period of three years;

 

    ii)        delegated authority to the Strategic Director for Regeneration and Environment to set the date on which the PSPO will become effective and in force;

 

   iii)        noted that the previous delegation provided by Cabinet to the Chief Operating Officer (now the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment) in consultation with the lead member for Community Safety and Engagement for the function of making Public Spaces Protection Order under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 remains in place for future PSPO proposals;

 

   iv)        Noted that a separate review and update report will be submitted to Cabinet in due course reviewing the decision making process for the PSPOs made to date and considering whether to have alternative arrangements for making a PSPO;

 

    v)        Noted that the Council’s bye laws relating to its parks, open spaces, cemeteries and graveyards will no longer be in force when the proposed PSPO comes into force;

 

   vi)        delegated to the Strategic Director for Regeneration and Environment in consultation with the Lead Members for Environment and Community Safety and Engagement the authority to add any additional parks to the PSPO regarding the consumption of alcohol.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Karina Wane


09/09/2019 - NNDR Applications for Discretionary Rate Relief ref: 4730    Recommendations Approved

To consider and approve applications received in last 6 months from non-profit making organisations for discretionary rate relief

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the applications for discretionary rate relief detailed in Appendix 2 to this report from the Strategic Director of Customer and Digital Services be approved.

Wards affected: Fryent; (All Wards);

Lead officer: Peter Gadsdon


09/09/2019 - Formal Consultation on School Organisation Arrangements of Roe Green Infant School ref: 4727    Item Called In

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that Cabinet determined the proposal published in a statutory notice on 26 June 2019 to:

 

     i)        change the age range of Roe Green Infant School from 3-11 to 3-7;

 

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

 

   iii)        implement a phased closure of the provision on the Roe Green Infant School Strathcona site so that no new admissions are made into any Reception cohort from September 2020 and the site is fully closed at the end of July 2022.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Brian Grady


09/09/2019 - Brent Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy (NCIL) Projects ref: 4731    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval of the allocation of Neighbourhood CIL (NCIL) funds to 10 community projects from round one of the 2019/20 NCIL programme.

To seek approval the allocation of Neighbourhood CIL (NCIL) funds for £60,000 for Town Centre Murals for the London Borough of Culture.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that Cabinet

 

      i)        Approved the NCIL allocation of:

a.    £366,975 to support the refurbishment of a new building for the Refugee Support Network in Harlesden.

b.    £250,000 to support the refurbishment of Challenge House in Harlesden for Crisis UK.

c.    £210,000 to support the refurbishment of the Silver Jubilee Park Clubhouse for Kingsbury Town Management Co. Ltd and Hendon Youth FC in Willesden.

d.    £109,833 to support the running of The Sanctuary Café for Hestia Housing and Support across neighbourhoods. £134,800 to support the installation of central heating of a community facility for St Michael and All Angels Church in Harlesden.

e.    £170,000 to support the refurbishment of a community hall for St Cuthbert’s Church in Wembley

f.     £150,000 to support the building of a new Community Café and outdoor Space for St Catherine’s Church in Neasden

g.    £80,000 to support tree planting in the Dudden Hill area. This would be in addition to £30,000 allocated to tree planting in this area in NCIL’s 2018/19round one, bringing the total spent by NCIL on tree planting in Dudden Hill to £110,000.

 

     i)        noted the total allocation of £417,400 (including the £80,000 for tree planting in Dudden Hill, subject to Cabinet approval) to tree-planting projects in this NCIL funding round.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kate Lambert


09/09/2019 - Tenant Management Organisations in Brent: Renewal of Modular Management Agreement ref: 4729    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to give an overview of the TMO's
performance and managmeent arrangements to date. It will
also seek approval from Cabinet to enter into new Modular
Management Agreements with both Watling Gardens and
Kilburn Square.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that Cabinet

 

     i)        noted the options selected by KSTMO and agreed to enter into a new MMA by delegating authority to the Strategic Director of Community Wellbeing, in conjunction with the Director of Finance and the Cabinet Member for Housing and Welfare Reform to enter into a new Modular Management Agreement retrospectively;

 

    ii)        noted the options selected by WGTMO and agreed to enter into a new MMA by delegating authority to the Strategic Director of Community Wellbeing, in conjunction with the Chief Finance Officer and the Cabinet Member for Housing and Welfare Reform to enter into a new Modular Management Agreement retrospectively.

Wards affected: Kilburn;

Lead officer: John Magness


03/09/2019 - General Update Report ref: 4717    Recommendations Approved

To update Members on operational issues at Barham Park and on current progress on projects.

Decision Maker: Barham Park Trust Committee

Made at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Barham Park Trust Committee

Decision published: 04/09/2019

Effective from: 12/09/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i)  that the issues detailed in the report be noted

 

ii)  that the proposal to provide a replacement Oak tree for the one felled towards the west of Barham Park be approved.

 

Lead officer: Chris Whyte


03/09/2019 - Approval to apply to Charity Commission for permission to incur expenditure ref: 4716    Recommendations Approved


The Trust Committee will be asked to authorise officers to seek the permission of the Charity Commission to incur expenditure from the Trust’s restricted funds on items relating to the building and park at Barham Park

Decision Maker: Barham Park Trust Committee

Made at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Barham Park Trust Committee

Decision published: 04/09/2019

Effective from: 12/09/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i)  that the proposed additional expenditure of £10,000 (from £5,000 to £15,000) on the events field drainage survey and design to be paid from the Trust’s restricted funds and permanent endowment arising from the sale proceeds of 776 and 778 Harrow Road, Wembley HA0 2HE, be approved and that officers be authorised to seek permission of the Charity Commission to spend the additional aforementioned sum from the Trust’s restricted funds using the procedure set out in section 282 of the Charities Act 2011.

 

ii) that officers be authorised to submit the necessary application for permission to the Charity Commission and delegate authority to the Operational Director Environmental Services to progress the application and deal with any issues, requirements and queries arising that are raised by the Charity Commission.

 

iii) that officers be authorised to give public notice of this resolution if it is directed to do so by the Charity Commission pursuant to section 283 of the Charities Act 2011.

 

iv) that officers be authorised to co-ordinate and submit a planning permission application to Brent Council’s Planning Committee for the renovation works for exterior and appearance of the Barham Park building.

 

v) that progress on other matters as set out in the report to the committee be noted.

Lead officer: Chris Whyte


03/09/2019 - Election of Chair and Vice Chair ref: 4713    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Barham Park Trust Committee

Made at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Barham Park Trust Committee

Decision published: 04/09/2019

Effective from: 03/09/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

     i)        that Councillor McLennan be appointed Chair for the 2019/20 Municipal Year.

 

    ii)        that Councillor Krupa Sheth be appointed Vice Chair for the 2019/20 Municipal Year.


03/09/2019 - Annual Report 2018-2019 ref: 4715    Recommendations Approved

This report presents the annual report for the Barham Park Trust for 2018/19. There is a statutory requirement to produce an Annual Report, including the Accounts each financial year.

 

i) To approve the Annual Report and the Accounts

ii) To note the Independent Review of the Accounts; and,

iii) To ask officers to update the Charity Commission with the Report and Accounts.

Decision Maker: Barham Park Trust Committee

Made at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Barham Park Trust Committee

Decision published: 04/09/2019

Effective from: 12/09/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i)  That the annual report (Appendix A) and the Barham Park Trust’s accounts (Appendix B) for 2018/19 be approved;

 

ii) That the Independent Examiner’s Review of the Barham Park Trust’s accounts for 2018/19 (Appendix C) be noted.

 

iii) That officers be authorised to update the Charity Commission with the annual report and the accounts for 2018/19 of the Barham Park Trust.

 

Lead officer: Jekaterina Popova