Agenda

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Contact: James Kinsella, Governance Manager  Tel: 020 8937 2063; Email:  james.kinsella@brent.gov.uk

Note: Due to the current limits on meeting venue capacity at the Civic Centre any press and public wishing to attend this meeting are encouraged to follow proceedings via the live webcast. The link to follow the meeting is available via the Livestreaming page on the Democracy in Brent section of the Council's website or link on the front page of the published meeting agenda. 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

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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.

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3.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 243 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on Monday 6 December 2021 as a correct record.

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4.

Matters Arising (if any)

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

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5.

Petitions (if any)

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

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6.

Reference of item considered by Scrutiny Committees (if any)

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

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Regeneration & Environment and Children & Young People

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7.

Capital Investment Programme for School Place Sufficiency for Children and Young People with SEND pdf icon PDF 517 KB

Further to the School Place Planning Strategy 2019 – 2023 Refresh provided for Cabinet in November 2021, this report presents a business case for capital investment in order to provide additional school places for the growing number of children in the borough with SEND.

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Children and Young People reports

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8.

Brent Council's School Admission Arrangements for 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 217 KB

This report seeks agreement to the proposed admission arrangements and schemes of co-ordination for Brent community schools for the 2023/24 academic year in accordance with statutory requirements. Admission authorities are required to determine their admission arrangements by 28 February in the determination year.

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Regeneration and Environment reports

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9.

Brent Active Travel - Healthy Neighbourhoods and School Streets pdf icon PDF 736 KB

This report provides an overview of the Brent Active Travel programme along with an assessment of the Brent Healthy Neighbourhoods and School Streets schemes, considering: the performance of the trials, the response to consultation and community engagement.

 

As a result Cabinet is being asked to consider changes to existing schemes and future practices for delivering future schemes to enable the Council to deliver the wider council ambitions related to public health, social justice, air quality, climate change, road safety and place making.

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10.

Authority to Tender Contract for Grounds Maintenance Services pdf icon PDF 598 KB

In 2018, Brent adopted a deliberate strategy to synchronise the end dates for its outsourced environmental services so that they coincide for reconsideration at the same time. The Redefining Local Services (RLS) programme was subsequently initiated in May 2019 to develop and implement a commissioning strategy in time for new service arrangements to take effect from 1 April 2023.  In August 2021, Cabinet agreed the Final RLS Delivery Model with this report presenting the procurement strategy and timetable for the second of the RLS services to be issued for tender, the Grounds Maintenance Services contract.

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Draft Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document pdf icon PDF 269 KB

This report sets out the need for the Council to replace its existing Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) which was adopted in July 2013 and presents the draft Supplementary Planning Document for approval for publication and statutory consultation, as well as delegated authority for its subsequent adoption as part of the Local Plan.

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Draft Affordable Workspace Supplementary Planning Document pdf icon PDF 153 KB

This report presents the draft Affordable Workspace Supplementary Planning Document for approval for publication and statutory consultation, and seeks to delegate authority for its subsequent adoption as part of the Local Plan.

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Community Well-being reports

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Amendments to the Housing Allocation Scheme pdf icon PDF 235 KB

This report sets out proposed changes to the Council’s Housing Allocation Scheme, the consultation responses to those changes, the recommendations and the impact following formal consultation with key stakeholders on a number of issues.

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Chief Executive's reports

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14.

Qtr3 Financial report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 953 KB

This report sets out the current forecast of income and expenditure versus the revenue budget for 2021/22 and other key financial information.

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15.

Treasury Management Mid-Year report 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 234 KB

This report updates Members on treasury activity for the first half of the financial year 2021-22.

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16.

Corporate Performance - Q2 2021/22 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 508 KB

This report and the performance scorecard set out the position on the Council’s performance in the second quarter of 2021/22.

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Exclusion of Press and Public

The following items are not for publication as they relate to the category of exempt information set out below, as specified under Part 1 Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972:

 

Agenda Item 10:       Authority to Tender for the Grounds Maintenance Service – Appendix 1 (Contract risks and mitigations).

 

This appendix is classified as exempt from publication under Para 3 of Part 1 Schedule 12A of the 1972 Local Government Act, namely: “Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).”

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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.

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