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Items
No. Item

1.

Declaration of Interests pdf icon PDF 207 KB

Decision:

None.

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved.

3.

Matters Raised by Scrutiny and other Constitutional Bodies pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Response to Sydenham Society on Our Lady and St Philip Neri School

 

Having considered an officer report, and a presentations by the Sydenham

Society, the Education Commission of the Archdiocese of Southwark, Ward

Councillors and the Director of Planning, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that

the contents of the response be approved and reported back to the

Sydenham Assembly.

 

Comments of the Sustainable Development Select Committee on the Responses received on Fire Safety and on Pubs

 

RESOLVED: That the relevant Executive Directors be asked to prepare a response for Mayoral consideration

 

Review by the Children & Young People Select Committee on Exclusions

 

RESOLVED: That the Executive Director for Children & Young People be asked to prepare a response for Mayoral consideration.

 

Comments of the Sustainable Development Select Committee on Catford Regeneration

 

RESOLVED: That the Executive Director for Resources & Regeneration be asked to prepare a response for Mayoral consideration.

4.

Outstanding Scrutiny Matters pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Decision:

Noted.

5.

Low Emission Vehicle Charging Strategy pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, Councillor Brenda Dacres,

the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) the consultation responses be noted;

 

(2) the changes to be made to the draft Strategy following consideration of

consultation responses be noted;

 

(3) the adoption of the ‘Low Emission Vehicle Strategy’ as council policy be

approved;

6.

Bakerloo Line Extension Update pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, Councillor Brenda Dacres,

the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the report be noted.

7.

Procuring a Travel and Transport Programme pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, Councillor Brenda Dacres,

the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

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

of an external provider to provide a programme to transform the Council’s

passenger travel and transport service be noted; and

 

(2) the commencement of a mini-competition exercise, using a framework

agreement, in order to procure the services of an external provider to provide

a programme to transform the Council’s passenger travel and transport

service, for a period of three years and at a maximum cost of £1.2m on a

payment-by-results basis, be approved.

8.

Addey and Stanhope Decision to change the age range pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Member for School Performance and Children’s Services, Councillor Chris

Barnham, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) the results of the period of representation conducted by the Addey and

Stanhope Governing Body on the proposal to change the age range of the

school, with effect from 31 August 2019 be noted; and

 

(2) the age range of Addey and Stanhope School be changed from 11-18 year

olds to 11-16 year olds as of 31 August 2019.

9.

Fleet Vehicle Replacement Programme pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, Councillor Brenda Dacres,

the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) the immediate purchase of 65 vehicles for the 2019 - 2021 Fleet vehicle

replacement programme, be approved as set out;

 

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

purchase a further 10 (passenger services vehicles) for the 2019 – 2021 Fleet

vehicle replacement programme subject to the outcome of the travel and

transport review;

 

(3) the results of the finance options appraisal, which recommends the

outright purchase of vehicles via a mechanism of external borrowing be noted;

 

(4) external borrowing for the 2019/20 replacement programme for up to 75

vehicles, through the Public Works Loan Board, be approved;

 

(5) the use of The Procurement Partnership (TPPL) to utilise the NEPO and

BN&S frameworks for the supply of specialist vehicles through the running of

a mini-competition under these framework agreements for the vehicles

required be approved;

 

(6) owing to the tight timescales in delivery of the vehicles and uncertainty

around Brexit that the final award to the successful suppliers be delegated to

the Executive Director of Customer Services for ordering over the summer

period; and

 

(7) officers should develop an approach to provide a comprehensive vehicle

replacement programme for future years.

10.

Response to Strategic Planning Committee - Affordable Housing pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the progress made as set out and the use of

once-off reserves and provisions to fund this work be noted and the response

be reported to the Mayor & Cabinet.

11.

Response to Overview and Scrutiny BP - safeguaridng partnership pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Member for School Performance and Children’s Services, Councillor Chris

Barnham, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the response from officers be

approved for submission to the Overview and Scrutiny Business Panel.

12.

Response to Safer Stronger Communities Select Committee - Stop and Search/Prevent pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Member for Democracy, Refugees & Accountability, Councillor Kevin

Bonavia, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the response be approved for

submission to the Safer Stronger Communities Select Committee.

13.

Local Authority Governor nomination pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Member for School Performance and Children’s Services, Councillor Chris

Barnham, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the following person be

nominated as a School Governor for the school concerned:

 

Mr. Russell Ewens              Our Lady & St Philip Neri RC Primary

14.

Financial Forecasts 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Member for Finance and Resources, Councillor Amanda De Ryk, the Mayor

and Cabinet agreed that

 

(1) the current financial forecasts for the year ending 31 March 2020 and the

action being taken by the Executive Directors to manage down the forecasted

yearend overspend be noted; and

 

(2) the proposed revision of the capital programme budget, as set out in

section 13, with further detail at appendices 1 and 2, be noted.

15.

Adopting a Residents Charter for Lewisham

Item withdrawn

Decision:

Withdrawn.

16.

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Decision:

Approved.

17.

Out of Hours Switchboard

Decision:

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

Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources, Councillor Amanda De Ryk, the

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that a contract be awarded to the Royal Borough

of Greenwich for a further period of three years to supply the Council’s Out of

Hours switchboard commencing 15th September 2019 at a stated expenditure

per annum.

18.

Shared Care Adult substance misuse services

Decision:

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

Deputy Mayor, Councillor Chris Best, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) the Re-procurement of the shared care service for (Tier 3 Services)

Alcohol and Substance Misuse. (Adults) be approved for a period of 3 years,

with an option to extend for a further 1 + 1 years with a stated maximum

value.

 

(2) the use of the agreed 2020-21 Public Health Grant funded budget

allocation for 2020-21 be approved; and

 

(3) a maximum stated spend for the duration of the 3 years of the contract be

approved.

19.

Sexual Health promotion tender

Decision:

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

Deputy Mayor, Councillor Chris Best, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the

Council’s participation in a shared tender process for sexual health promotion

services across LSL, undertaken by the LSL commissioning team, be

approved to a stated maximum annual value up for 3 years with the option for

a further 2 year extension at the Council’s discretion and the total value of the

contract with all extensions would not exceed a stated figure.