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54.

Declaration of Interests pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Decision:

Councillor Sophie McGeevor declared a prejudicial interest in Item 22 as a

member of RUSS and withdrew from the meeting during consideration of that

item.

Minutes:

Councillor Sophie McGeevor declared a prejudicial interest in Item 22 as a

member of RUSS and withdrew from the meeting during consideration of that

item.

55.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on May 8 2019 be confirmed

and signed as a correct record.

56.

Matters Raised by Scrutiny and other Constitutional Bodies pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Matter referred by the Overview & Scrutiny Business Panel - Equalities

 

Having considered an officer report, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the

Panel’s comments be noted, and that the Executive Director for Resources

and Regeneration be asked to provide a response.

Minutes:

Matter referred by the Overview & Scrutiny Business Panel - Equalities

 

Having considered an officer report, the Mayor and Cabinet:

 

RESOLVED that the Overview & Scrutiny Business Panel’s comments be

noted, and that the Executive Director for Resources and Regeneration be

asked to provide a response.

57.

Outstanding Scrutiny Matters pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Decision:

Noted.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the report be noted.

58.

Comments of the Healthier Communities Select Committee on BAME health inequalities pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Decision:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Chair of the

Healthier Communities Select Committee the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that

the Panel’s comments be noted, and that the Executive Director for

Community Services be asked to provide a response.

Minutes:

The referral was presented by Councillor John Muldoon, the Chair of the

Healthier Communities Select Committee who reported his Committee had

considered the issue of BAME health in conjunction with the Children and

Young People Select Committee. The joint meeting had noted the Mayoral

Manifesto commitment to ensure appropriate access to health for BAME

residents and concluded that despite a great deal of activity, little progress

had been made. The joint meeting had been unclear as to the role of the

Health and Well Being Board and the activities it had undertaken.

 

In response, the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Chris Best assured the Cabinet

that the Health and Well Being Board received regular updates on the issue

and that good progress was being made with a Mental Health Summit

planned for October 2019. She said progress might appear to be slower than

hoped for but only because there was no top down imposition of solutions and

instead the community was being allowed to set the pace. She said an

updated report was planned for the next meeting of the Health and Well Being

Board and that the Chair of the Healthier Communities Select Committee was

welcome to attend that meeting.

 

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Chair of the

Healthier Communities Select Committee the Mayor and Cabinet:

 

RESOLVED that the Panel’s comments be noted, and that the Executive

Director for Community Services be asked to provide a response.

59.

Comments of the Healthier Communities Select Committee on older adults day activities and day services pdf icon PDF 182 KB

Decision:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Chair of the

Healthier Communities Select Committee the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that

the Select Committee be informed that their comments had been accepted

and a decision had been taken to extend the consultation from 12 to 14 weeks

with a further report being made to Mayor & Cabinet in October 2019.

Minutes:

The referral was presented by Councillor John Muldoon, the Chair of the

Healthier Communities Select Committee who underlined his Select

Committee’s concerns about the consultation period running through the

school holidays.

 

In response, the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Chris Best confirmed the Select

Committee’s point had been accepted and the consultation period had

therefore been extended from 12 to 14 weeks.

 

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Chair of the

Healthier Communities Select Committee the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that

the Select Committee be informed that their comments had been accepted

and a decision had been taken to extend the consultation from 12 to 14 weeks

with a further report being made to Mayor & Cabinet in October 2019.

60.

Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy Strategy pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Mayor, the

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) to the extent that it is an executive function the proposed NCIL Strategy be

approved and Council be recommended to do the same;

 

(2) to the extent that it is an executive function the allocation of 25% of CIL to

the NCIL process  be approved and Council be recommended to do the

same;

 

(3) the Interim Chief Executive be authorised to direct officers to develop

guidance, a set of criteria, and governance process to support the

implementation of the NCIL Strategy; and

 

(4) the Interim Chief Executive be authorised to allocate NCIL amounts to

projects up to a maximum amount of £500,000 with approval through the

Regeneration and Capital Delivery Board.

Minutes:

Councillor Patrick Codd, the Vice Chair of the Sustainable Development

Committee, presented his Committee’s referral and confirmed the proposals

had been welcomed.

 

The Mayor then presented the proposals explaining a formula had been

proposed based on both a development and deprivation index. He thanked

Councillor Codd for the Select Committee’s support.

 

The Interim Head of Planning added Officers had drafted Guidance

documents for both Elected Members and the public. He stated 25% of CIL

receipts would be directed to the NCIL process rather than the stipulated

15%.

 

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Vice Chair of

the Sustainable Development Committee and the Mayor, the Mayor and

Cabinet, for the reasons set out in the report by a vote of 7-0,

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) to the extent that it is an executive function the proposed NCIL Strategy be

approved and Council be recommended to do the same;

 

(2) to the extent that it is an executive function the allocation of 25% of CIL to

the NCIL process  be approved and Council be recommended to do the

same;

 

(3) the Interim Chief Executive be authorised to direct officers to develop

guidance, a set of criteria, and governance process to support the

implementation of the NCIL Strategy; and

 

(4) the Interim Chief Executive be authorised to allocate NCIL amounts to

projects up to a maximum amount of £500,000 with approval through the

Regeneration and Capital Delivery Board.

61.

Cycle Superhighway 4 Implementation works pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the jobshare

Cabinet Member for Environment & Transport, Councillor Brenda Dacres, the

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) the implementation of the scheme within the London Borough of

Lewisham, as set out in Appendix 1 be approved; and

 

(2) officers be authorised to enter into a Section 8 of the Highways Act 1980

Agreement to allow TfL’s highways contractor to carry out the CS4 works on

London Borough of Lewisham highway.

Minutes:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the jobshare

Cabinet Member for Environment & Transport, Councillor Brenda Dacres, the

Mayor and Cabinet, for the reasons set out in the report by a vote of 7-0,

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) the implementation of the scheme within the London Borough of

Lewisham, as set out in Appendix 1 be approved; and

 

(2) officers be authorised to enter into a Section 8 of the Highways Act 1980

Agreement to allow TfL’s highways contractor to carry out the CS4 works on

London Borough of Lewisham highway.

62.

Lewisham Homes Business and Delivery Plan 2019-22 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for Housing, Councillor Paul Bell, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1)  the performance of Lewisham Homes against its targets, as set out in the

report and appendices be noted;

 

(2) the new Corporate Plan 2019-22 Building our Future in Appendix 1 be

received; and

 

(3) the Business Plan for 2019-20 in Appendix 2 be reviewed and approved.

Minutes:

Councillor Paul Bell presented the report and stated the Plan fully supported

the Corporate Strategy objective of tackling the housing crisis. He welcomed

 Margaret Dodwell, the Chief Executive of Lewisham Homes to the meeting.

She said Lewisham homes was now into a second term of managing

Lewisham’s housing and was committed to playing a full role as provider as

well as manager.

 

The Mayor added that his Manifesto objectives were fully reflected in the

Business and Delivery Plan and he commended it to the Cabinet.

 

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for Housing, Councillor Paul Bell, the Mayor and Cabinet, for the

reasons set out in the report by a vote of 7-0,

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1)  the performance of Lewisham Homes against its targets, as set out in the

report and appendices be noted;

 

(2) the new Corporate Plan 2019-22 Building our Future in Appendix 1 be

received; and

 

(3) the Business Plan for 2019-20 in Appendix 2 be reviewed and approved.

63.

Re-commissioning of Healthwatch NHS Complaints Service Lewisham pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

Councillor Chris Best, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that a procurement

exercise  be carried out that will retender the Healthwatch Lewisham and NHS

Complaints Advocacy Services securing a provider that delivers best value.

Minutes:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

Councillor Chris Best, the Mayor and Cabinet, for the reasons set out in the report by a vote of 7-0

 

RESOLVED that a procurement exercise  be carried out that will retender the Healthwatch Lewisham and NHS Complaints Advocacy Services securing a provider that delivers best value.

64.

Award of contract for NHS Health checks programme pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

Councillor Chris Best, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that a contract be

awarded to One Health Lewisham Ltd (OHL) for the entire NHS Healthchecks

programme, for a term of 2 years with the potential for 2 further years’

extension at the Council’s discretion, at a value of up to £1,400,000.

Minutes:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

Councillor Chris Best, the Mayor and Cabinet for the reasons set out in the

report by a vote of 7-0

 

RESOLVED agreed that a contract be awarded to One Health Lewisham Ltd

(OHL) for the entire NHS Healthchecks programme, for a term of 2 years with

the potential for 2 further years’ extension at the Council’s discretion, at a

value of up to £1,400,000.

65.

Recommissioning of Building Based Day Services for Older Adults pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

Councillor Chris Best, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) the wide range of community based activities now available to older adults

in Lewisham as set out be noted;

 

(2) the details of the current building-based day service offer for older adults

commissioned at Cedar Court, Cinnamon Court and the Calabash Centre and

the ongoing reduction in usage as set out be noted;

 

(3) the proposal that the three services should be commissioned as a single

offer at one location with a potential saving of £135,000 be noted;

 

(4) the proposal that the single location should be the Calabash Centre,

George Lane, Lewisham be noted;

 

(5) there will no longer be a specific stand-alone BAME day service;

 

(6) officers commence a formal consultation with service users, their families

and key stakeholders the results of which will be reported back to Healthier

Communities Select and Mayor and Cabinet in October 2019, the consultation

period having been extended from 12 to 14 weeks to reflect comments from

HCSC about consultation over the summer; and

 

(7) existing contracts with Hestia at Calabash and with Housing 21 at

Cinnamon Court and Cedar Court be extended up until the end June 2020 (6-

9 months) to support the consultation and the implementation of any potential

outcomes.

Minutes:

The Deputy Mayor made a full presentation about the consultation events

which were to take place prior to any final decisions being reached and

indicated she would be in attendance at some of the planned meetings.

 

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

Councillor Chris Best, the Mayor and Cabinet for the reasons set out in the

report by a vote of 7-0

 

RESOLVED

 

(1) the wide range of community based activities now available to older adults

in Lewisham as set out be noted;

 

(2) the details of the current building-based day service offer for older adults

commissioned at Cedar Court, Cinnamon Court and the Calabash Centre and

the ongoing reduction in usage as set out be noted;

 

(3) the proposal that the three services should be commissioned as a single

offer at one location with a potential saving of £135,000 be noted;

 

(4) the proposal that the single location should be the Calabash Centre,

George Lane, Lewisham be noted;

 

(5) there will no longer be a specific stand-alone BAME day service;

 

(6) officers commence a formal consultation with service users, their families

and key stakeholders the results of which will be reported back to Healthier

Communities Select and Mayor and Cabinet in October 2019, the consultation

period having been extended from 12 to 14 weeks to reflect comments from

HCSC about consultation over the summer; and

 

(7) existing contracts with Hestia at Calabash and with Housing 21 at

Cinnamon Court and Cedar Court be extended up until the end June 2020 (6-

9 months) to support the consultation and the implementation of any potential

outcomes.

66.

Response to Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Council’s Procurement Procedures pdf icon PDF 163 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Having considered an officer report and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the report be approved and forwarded to

the Overview & Scrutiny Committee.

Minutes:

Having considered an officer report and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

the Mayor and Cabinet:

 

RESOLVED that the report be approved and forwarded to the Overview &

Scrutiny Committee.

67.

Response to comments by Overview and Scrutiny Committee on Legal advice pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Having considered an officer report and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the report be approved and forwarded to

the Overview & Scrutiny Committee.

Minutes:

Having considered an officer report and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

the Mayor and Cabinet:

 

RESOLVED that the report be approved and forwarded to the Overview &

Scrutiny Committee.

68.

Response to HCSC referral re Health Visitors pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

Councillor Chris Best, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the report be

approved and forwarded to the Healthier Communities Select Committee.

Minutes:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

Councillor Chris Best, the Mayor and Cabinet:

 

RESOLVED that the report be approved and forwarded to the Healthier

Communities Select Committee.

69.

Response to Sustainable Development Select Committee - Fire Safety in Lewisham pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for Housing, Councillor Paul Bell, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that

the response be approved and forwarded to the Sustainable Development

Select Committee.

Minutes:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for Housing, Councillor Paul Bell, the Mayor and Cabinet:

 

RESOLVED that the response be approved and forwarded to the Sustainable

Development Select Committee.

70.

Director of Planning three responses to Select Committees pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Response to Comments of Sustainable Development Select Committee

on Neighbourhood CIL – on New Cross Framework and Station

Opportunity - on Planning Annual Monitoring Report and on Pubs

 

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Mayor, the

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the four responses be approved and

forwarded to the Sustainable Development  Select Committee.

Minutes:

Response to Comments of Sustainable Development Select Committee

on Neighbourhood CIL – on New Cross Framework and Station

Opportunity - on Planning Annual Monitoring Report and on Pubs

 

An addendumcontaining a response to the Select Committee’s referral on

pubs was available and considered at the meeting.

 

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Mayor, the

Mayor and Cabinet:

 

RESOLVED that the four responses be approved and forwarded to the

Sustainable Development Select Committee.

71.

New Homes Programme Update – Bampton Estate pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for Housing, Councillor Paul Bell, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) the strategy to revise the scheme for new housing at Bampton Estate be

endorsed in response to comments raised during the planning process for the

previous scheme for 50 new over 60s housing units (Planning Application

reference DC/18/106504) submitted in March 2018.

 

(2) approval be given to submit a new planning application for a revised

scheme, noting the reduction from 50 to 39 homes and the change from over

60s sheltered homes to over 55s general needs housing.

 

(3) the 39 new homes will be social rented housing let to over 55s at London

Affordable Rent levels.

 

(4) planning application DC/18/106504 be withdrawn once the new application

for 39 homes has been validated.

 

(5) the Section 105 Consultation undertaken in 2017 remains valid and that

the changes to the scheme do not necessitate a repeat of this consultation.

 

(6) the development of a local lettings plan that will give priority to Northmoor

tenants, if they would like to move into the new homes and downsizing

tenants living on the Bampton Estate be approved.

Minutes:

Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Paul Bell confirmed residents had

opted for a smaller scheme with more tree planting.

 

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for Housing, Councillor Paul Bell, the Mayor and Cabinet for the

reasons set out in the report by a vote of 7-0

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) the strategy to revise the scheme for new housing at Bampton Estate be

endorsed in response to comments raised during the planning process for the

previous scheme for 50 new over 60s housing units (Planning Application

reference DC/18/106504) submitted in March 2018.

 

(2) approval be given to submit a new planning application for a revised

scheme, noting the reduction from 50 to 39 homes and the change from over

60s sheltered homes to over 55s general needs housing.

 

(3) the 39 new homes will be social rented housing let to over 55s at London

Affordable Rent levels.

 

(4) planning application DC/18/106504 be withdrawn once the new application

for 39 homes has been validated.

 

(5) the Section 105 Consultation undertaken in 2017 remains valid and that

the changes to the scheme do not necessitate a repeat of this consultation.

 

(6) the development of a local lettings plan that will give priority to Northmoor

tenants, if they would like to move into the new homes and downsizing

tenants living on the Bampton Estate be approved.

72.

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Decision:

Agreed.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that in accordance with Regulation 4(2)(b) of the Local

Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to

Information)(England) Regulations 2012 and under Section 100(A)(4) of the

Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the

meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve

the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3, of Part 1

of Schedule 12(A) of the Act, and the public interest in maintaining the

exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information

 

20.                   New Homes Programme Update – Bampton Estate part 2

21.                   Integrated Housing IT System Approval

22.                   Church Grove - Agreeing Lease for Development to Start

 

73.

New Homes Programme Update – Bampton Estate part 2

Decision:

Having considered a confidential officer report, and a presentation by the

Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Paul Bell, the Mayor and Cabinet

agreed that:

 

(1) the revised scheme has reduced costs compared with the previous

application and the scheme has a stated positive NPV;

 

(2) the cost for the architects and other professional services required to

submit a revised scheme was approved in the 2nd PID report submitted in

February 2019 with the PID not covering the Post-Contract programme costs,

fees or any works including detailed design and build of the homes.

 

(3) the revised scheme which retains 19 Bampton Road negates the need to

purchase from L&Q and demolish 19 Bampton Road (stated sale price plus all

associated legal/valuation costs and demolition).

 

(4) the revised scheme provides 39, 1-bedroom social rent housing units and

these are to be let at London Affordable Rent (LAR) levels and the scheme

appraisal assumes a stated LAR rental income of per unit, per week plus

service charge;

 

(5) a decision by Mayor and Cabinet on 11 July 2018 approved a construction

budget for the Bampton scheme. 

 

(6) Parts 1 (public) and 2 (closed) of this item be jointly considered in order to

reach a decision on whether to progress the revised scheme to planning. 

Minutes:

Having considered a confidential officer report, and a presentation by the

Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Paul Bell, the Mayor and Cabinet

for the reasons set out in the report by a vote of 7-0:

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) the revised scheme has reduced costs compared with the previous

application and the scheme has a stated positive NPV;

 

(2) the cost for the architects and other professional services required to

submit a revised scheme was approved in the 2nd PID report submitted in

February 2019 with the PID not covering the Post-Contract programme costs,

fees or any works including detailed design and build of the homes.

 

(3) the revised scheme which retains 19 Bampton Road negates the need to

purchase from L&Q and demolish 19 Bampton Road (stated sale price plus all

associated legal/valuation costs and demolition).

 

(4) the revised scheme provides 39, 1-bedroom social rent housing units and

these are to be let at London Affordable Rent (LAR) levels and the scheme

appraisal assumes a stated LAR rental income of per unit, per week plus

service charge;

 

(5) a decision by Mayor and Cabinet on 11 July 2018 approved a construction

budget for the Bampton scheme. 

 

(6) Parts 1 (public) and 2 (closed) of this item be jointly considered in order to

reach a decision on whether to progress the revised scheme to planning. 

74.

Integrated Housing IT System Approval

Decision:

Having considered a confidential officer report, and a presentation by the

Mayor, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) the contents of the report and the business case for commencing the

procurement of an Integrated Housing IT System be noted;

 

(2) the commencement of a tender exercise in order to procure an Integrated

Housing IT System be approved;

 

(3) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Customer Services to

finalise the tender documents; and

 

(4) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Customer Services to

award the contract to the winning bidder resulting from the competitive tender,

and as recommended by the appointed procurement evaluation panel.

Minutes:

Having considered a confidential officer report, and a presentation by the

Mayor, the Mayor and Cabinet for the reasons set out in the report by a vote of 7-0:

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) the contents of the report and the business case for commencing the

procurement of an Integrated Housing IT System be noted;

 

(2) the commencement of a tender exercise in order to procure an Integrated

Housing IT System be approved;

 

(3) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Customer Services to

finalise the tender documents; and

 

(4) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Customer Services to

award the contract to the winning bidder resulting from the competitive tender,

and as recommended by the appointed procurement evaluation panel.

75.

Church Grove - Agreeing Lease for Development to Start

Decision:

Having considered a confidential officer report, and a presentation by the

Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Paul Bell, the Mayor and Cabinet

agreed that:

 

(1) the principles guiding the changes to the lease and the Development

Agreement for the Church Grove site as set out be noted;

 

(2) authority be delegated to the Director of Regeneration and Place, in

consultation with the Head of Law, to agree the necessary amendments to the

terms of the Development Agreement and lease with RUSS in line with the

principles set out.

Minutes:

Councillor Sophie McGeevor declared a prejudicial interest as a member of

RUSS and withdrew from the meeting during consideration of this item.

 

Having considered a confidential officer report, and a presentation by the

Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Paul Bell, the Mayor and Cabinet

for the reasons set out in the report by a vote of 7-0:

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) the principles guiding the changes to the lease and the Development

Agreement for the Church Grove site as set out be noted;

 

(2) authority be delegated to the Director of Regeneration and Place, in

consultation with the Head of Law, to agree the necessary amendments to the

terms of the Development Agreement and lease with RUSS in line with the

principles set out.

 

The meeting closed at 7.29pm.