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344.

Declaration of Interests pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Decision:

None.

Minutes:

None were made.

345.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meetings held on July 9 and August 12

2020 be confirmed and signed as correct records.

346.

Matters Raised by Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Councillor Juliet Campbell on behalf of the Safer Stronger Communities

Select Committee presented a Review of how Lewisham Council Embeds

Equalities Across Service Provision.

 

Councillor Liam Curran on behalf of the Sustainable Development Select

Committee tabled two referrals on the Regeneration of Catford Town Centre

and on Railway Children Urban National Park – Environmental Protection and

Neighbourhood Plans.

 

The Mayor & Cabinet resolved to ask Officers to prepare responses to the

Review and the two referrals for consideration at a future meeting.

Minutes:

Councillor Juliet Campbell, on behalf of the Safer Stronger Communities

Select Committee, presented a Review of how Lewisham Council Embeds

Equalities Across Service Provision.

 

Councillor Liam Curran on behalf of the Sustainable Development Select

Committee tabled two referrals on the Regeneration of Catford Town Centre

and on Railway Children Urban National Park – Environmental Protection and

Neighbourhood Plans which had been agreed by the Select Committee the

evening before.

 

The Mayor & Cabinet:

 

RESOLVED that Officers be asked to prepare responses to the Review and

the two referrals for consideration at a future meeting.

347.

Comments of the Sustainable Development Select Committee on flood risk pdf icon PDF 223 KB

Decision:

Having considered a presentation by the Chair of the Sustainable

Development Committee, Councillor Liam Curran, the Mayor and Cabinet

received the referral and confirmed a response would be considered later in

the agenda.

Minutes:

Having considered a presentation by the Chair of the Sustainable

Development Committee, Councillor Liam Curran, the Mayor and Cabinet:

 

RESOLVED that the referral be received and a response be considered later

in the meeting agenda.

348.

Health & Care Recovery Plan pdf icon PDF 100 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 content including the priorities set out in the Lewisham Health and

Care Partners System Recovery Plan.

 

(2) the significant risk of the potential for increased pressures due to winter

and also any further spike in Covid-19 cases and the action to be taken in the

event of a second wave be noted; and

 

(3) the proposed activity against each priority will be dependent on the

resources that are available and the financial sections of the plan outline the

financial challenges that all parts of the system are facing.

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:

 

(1) the content including the priorities set out in the Lewisham Health and

Care Partners System Recovery Plan.

 

(2) the significant risk of the potential for increased pressures due to winter

and also any further spike in Covid-19 cases and the action to be taken in the

event of a second wave be noted; and

 

(3) the proposed activity against each priority will be dependent on the

resources that are available and the financial sections of the plan outline the

financial challenges that all parts of the system are facing.

349.

Approval of Lewisham Homes Business Plan pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

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

the Business Plan for 2020/21 be approved.

 

Minutes:

The Chief Executive of Lewisham Homes, Margaret Dodwell, joined the

meeting to answer questions on the Business Plan.

 

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

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

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

 

RESOLVED that the Business Plan for 2020/21 be approved.

350.

Small Sites Small Builders GLA Funding - second submission pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

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

 

(1) a total of £1,310,000 grant funding be accepted from the GLA Small Sites

Small Builders Programme (Round Two) to carry out specified works on four

Council housing projects on Council land as set out in Section 4;

 

(2) authority be delegated o the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration

and Public Realm to agree the terms of and enter into individual grant

agreements with the GLA for each project; and

 

(3) Should any project set out in Section 4 not proceed, authority be delegated

to the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration and Public Realm to

agree a substitution project and to agree the terms of and enter into any

replacement grant agreement required

Minutes:

The Mayor thanked the officers involved in submitting the bid and praised the

Mayor of London for all the support he had given to house building.

 

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) a total of £1,310,000 grant funding be accepted from the GLA Small Sites

Small Builders Programme (Round Two) to carry out specified works on four

Council housing projects on Council land as set out in Section 4;

 

(2) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration

and Public Realm to agree the terms of and enter into individual grant

agreements with the GLA for each project; and

 

(3) Should any project set out in Section 4 not proceed, authority be delegated

to the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration and Public Realm to

agree a substitution project and to agree the terms of and enter into any

replacement grant agreement required

351.

Corporate Energy Contracts pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the overall approach to corporate energy

contracts be noted.

 

Minutes:

Having considered an 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 the overall approach to corporate energy contracts be noted.

 

352.

Pan London temporary arrangements for the provision of mortuary facilities and mortality managemen pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) delegated authority be given to the Director of Law, Governance and HR

the authority to finalise the terms of and enter into the Inter-Authority

Agreement for Pan-London Mortality Management on behalf of the Council

regarding the pan-London temporary arrangements for the provision of

mortuary facilities and mortality management in response to the Covid 19

pandemic.

 

(2) the payment of £551,321 to the London Borough of Camden be approved

to hold on account in respect of matters involved in the Inter-Authority

Agreement.

 

Minutes:

Having considered an 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) delegated authority be given to the Director of Law, Governance and HR

to finalise the terms of and enter into the Inter-Authority Agreement for Pan-

London Mortality Management on behalf of the Council regarding the pan-

London temporary arrangements for the provision of mortuary facilities and

mortality management in response to the Covid 19 pandemic.

 

(2) the payment of £551,321 to the London Borough of Camden be approved

to hold on account in respect of matters involved in the Inter-Authority

Agreement.

353.

Catford Regeneration Programme Approval of Phase 1 pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

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

 

(1) Match-funding to the GLA Good Growth Fund in the sum of £1.65M be

approved to be funded from the Council’s General Fund Capital Programme;

 

(2) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration

and Public realm in conjunction with the Director of Law to agree to the terms

of and enter into the GLA’s Good Growth Grant Agreement and to agree a

strategy and programme in conjunction with the GLA and to further

commence procurement of a suitable consultancy team to support the project

 via the ADUP framework.

 

(3) The transfer of S.106 funding in the sum of £1,515,537, originally

proposed for the delivery of a footbridge between Doggett Road and the

Barratt’s development on the former Catford Greyhound Stadium site be

approved to deliver public realm and accessibility improvements to Catford

Stations as set out; and

 

(4) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration

and Public Realm to agree the procurement strategy and appointment of a

suitable contractor to construct the Catford Stations scheme.

 

Minutes:

The Mayor stressed the need to promote the strategy and the messages it

contained. Officers confirmed there were good messages to promote and that

there had been extensive consultation on what was a 15 to 20 year strategy.

 

Councillor Liam Curran, Chair of the Sustainable Development Select

Committee, commended the work undertaken, particularly the aspirational

objectives for the South Circular and the Broadway Theatre.

 

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

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

for the reasons set out in the report, by a vote of 8-0:

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) Match-funding to the GLA Good Growth Fund in the sum of £1.65M be

approved to be funded from the Council’s General Fund Capital Programme;

 

(2) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration

and Public realm in conjunction with the Director of Law to agree to the terms

of and enter into the GLA’s Good Growth Grant Agreement and to agree a

strategy and programme in conjunction with the GLA and to further

commence procurement of a suitable consultancy team to support the project

 via the ADUP framework.

 

(3) The transfer of S.106 funding in the sum of £1,515,537, originally

proposed for the delivery of a footbridge between Doggett Road and the

Barratt’s development on the former Catford Greyhound Stadium site be

approved to deliver public realm and accessibility improvements to Catford

Stations as set out; and

 

(4) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration

and Public Realm to agree the procurement strategy and appointment of a

suitable contractor to construct the Catford Stations scheme.

 

354.

Lease of Abbotshall Playing Fields pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the job-share

Cabinet Member for Culture, Skills and Jobs, Councillor Andre Bourne, the

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) a lease of 25 years of Abbotshall Playing Fields shown on an attached

plan be offered to Abbotshall Healthy Lifestyle Centre at a concessionary,

peppercorn rent subject to:

 

(a) there being no objection arising from the statutory advertising of the

proposal as set out with any objections to be reported back to Mayor and

Cabinet for consideration; and

 

(b) the proposal being notified to the Secretary of State under Section 77 of

the School Standards and Framework Act  and there being no objection from

the Secretary of State.

 

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

in consultation with the Director of Inclusive Regeneration and the Director of

Law, Governance & HR to negotiate and agree the terms of the lease referred

to above.

Minutes:

Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the job-share

Cabinet Member for Culture, Skills and Jobs, Councillor Andre Bourne, the

Mayor and Cabinet, for the reasons set out in the report, by a vote of 8-0:

 

RESOLVED that

 

(1) a lease of 25 years of Abbotshall Playing Fields shown on an attached

plan be offered to Abbotshall Healthy Lifestyle Centre at a concessionary,

peppercorn rent subject to:

 

(a) there being no objection arising from the statutory advertising of the

proposal as set out with any objections to be reported back to Mayor and

Cabinet for consideration; and

 

(b) the proposal being notified to the Secretary of State under Section 77 of

the School Standards and Framework Act  and there being no objection from

the Secretary of State.

 

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

in consultation with the Director of Inclusive Regeneration and the Director of

Law, Governance & HR to negotiate and agree the terms of the lease referred

to above.

355.

Response to SSCSC Single Equality Framework Referral pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Member for Community Sector, Councillor Jonathan Slater, the Mayor and

Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) the suggested process to refine the Single Equality Framework objectives

with input from Safer, Stronger Communities Select Committee be approved;

 

(2) the process for monitoring the reworked draft objectives; specifically that a

suite of measures be developed to facilitate monitoring of the refined

objectives be approved; and

 

(3) this response be provided to the Safer Stronger Communities Select

Committee.

 

 

Minutes:

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

Member for Community Sector, Councillor Jonathan Slater, the Mayor and

Cabinet:

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) the suggested process to refine the Single Equality Framework objectives

with input from Safer, Stronger Communities Select Committee be approved;

 

(2) the process for monitoring the reworked draft objectives; specifically that a

suite of measures be developed to facilitate monitoring of the refined

objectives be approved; and

 

(3) this response be provided to the Safer Stronger Communities Select

Committee.

 

 

356.

Response to SDSC Flooding referral pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Member for Environment & Transport, Councillor Sophie McGeevor, the

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the approach proposed in section 4 be

approved and reported to the Select Committee.

Minutes:

Councillor Liam Curran recorded his thanks for the preparation of the

response to his Select Committee.

 

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

Member for Environment & Transport, Councillor Sophie McGeevor, the

Mayor and Cabinet :

 

RESOLVED that the approach proposed in section 4 be approved and

reported to the Select Committee.

357.

Response to the referral From Sustainable Development Select Committee Parks and Open Space Strategy 2020-2025 pdf icon PDF 176 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Member for Environment & Transport, Councillor Sophie McGeevor, the

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the response to the referral from the

Sustainable Development Select Committee relating to the Parks and Open

Space Strategy 2020-2025 and its link to the recommendations of SDSC

Parks Management and Maintenance Review 2020 (PMMR).

Minutes:

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

Member for Environment & Transport, Councillor Sophie McGeevor, the

Mayor and Cabinet:

 

RESOLVED that the response to the referral from the Sustainable

Development Select Committee relating to the Parks and Open

Space Strategy 2020-2025 and its link to the recommendations of SDSC

Parks Management and Maintenance Review 2020 (PMMR) be aproved.

358.

Response to HCSC re LSAB Annual Report 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 86 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 Lewisham

Safeguarding Adults Board (LSAB) be supported in improving the profile of

adult safeguarding related issues in the Borough, helping to engage local

communities and remove barriers to reporting abuse, and that this response

be reported to the 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 Lewisham Safeguarding Adults Board (LSAB) be  

supported in improving the profile of adult safeguarding related issues in the

Borough, helping to engage local communities and remove barriers to  

reporting abuse, and that this response be reported to the Healthier

Communities Select Committee.

359.

Response to CYP Select Committee on CYP ICT Provision pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Member for Democracy, Refugees and Accountability, Councillor Kevin

Bonavia, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that the findings of this report be

approved for submission to the CYP Select Committee.

Minutes:

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

Member for Democracy, Refugees and Accountability, Councillor Kevin

Bonavia, the Mayor and Cabinet:

 

RESOLVED that the findings of this report be approved for submission to the

Children and Young People Select Committee.

360.

Declaration of Grove Park Nature Reserve LNR pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Member for Environment & Transport, Councillor Sophie McGeevor, the

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) the contents of this report and the formal response from Natural England’s

Local Team that consultation is complete be noted; and

 

(2) Grove Park be declared a Local Nature Reserve and the Director of Legal,

Governance and HR be authorised to proceed with the making of the

necessary declaration and the insertion of a public notice in appropriate local

press and on the Council’s website.

Minutes:

Councillor Liam Curran spoke in favour of the proposals and spoke further

about the tabled document referred to in the minutes above.

 

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

Member for Environment & Transport, Councillor Sophie McGeevor, the

Mayor and Cabinet, for the reasons set out in the report, by a vote of 8-0:

 

RESOLVED that

 

(1) the contents of this report and the formal response from Natural England’s

Local Team that consultation is complete be noted; and

 

(2) Grove Park be declared a Local Nature Reserve and the Director of Legal,

Governance and HR be authorised to proceed with the making of the

necessary declaration and the insertion of a public notice in appropriate local

press and on the Council’s website.

361.

Catford Town Centre Regeneration Masterplan Framework pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

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

 

(1) the Draft Catford Town Centre Framework be endorsed for consultation;

 

(2) the release of the Draft Catford Town Centre Framework for broadly-based

public consultation be approved and reported back to Mayor and Cabinet in

Spring 2021;

 

(3) the Executive Director of Housing, Regeneration and Public Realm, be

authorised in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning,

to undertake all steps to progress the public consultation and to progress the

related workstreams set out in this report; 

 

(4) the Phase 1 delivery projects be noted as early and positive investment

projects and consider specific recommendations to advance these as set out

in a separate report on this Mayor and Cabinet agenda;

 

(5) the Executive Director of Housing, Regeneration and Public Realm, in

consultation with the Executive Director for Corporate Services and with the

Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning, be authorised to undertake all

steps to progress work needed to report back to Mayor and Cabinet on

potential delivery mechanisms – including potential partnership approaches

and approaches to funding and phasing;

 

(6) the Executive Director of Housing, Regeneration and Public Realm, in

consultation with the Executive Director for Corporate Services and with the

Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning, be authorised to undertake all

steps to progress work needed to report back to Mayor and Cabinet on a

strategy for Civic Accommodation/the Catford Campus;

 

(7) the Executive Director of Housing, Regeneration and Public Realm, in

consultation with the Executive Director for Corporate Services and with

relevant Cabinet Members be authorised to continue to bid for external

funding opportunities where they arise to support essential investment in

Catford and enable the aims of the draft Framework (within the current

delegation framework); and

 

(8) the continued development of the scheme be authorised to re-align the

A205 in order to enable the Draft Catford Framework, including working with

TfL to reach agreement on matters of technical detail and with TfL and DfT in

relation to funding

Minutes:

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

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

for the reasons set out in the report, by a vote of 8-0:

 

RESOLVED that

 

(1) the Draft Catford Town Centre Framework be endorsed for consultation;

 

(2) the release of the Draft Catford Town Centre Framework for broadly-based

public consultation be approved and reported back to Mayor and Cabinet in

Spring 2021;

 

(3) the Executive Director of Housing, Regeneration and Public Realm, be

authorised in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning,

to undertake all steps to progress the public consultation and to progress the

related workstreams set out in this report; 

 

(4) the Phase 1 delivery projects be noted as early and positive investment

projects and consider specific recommendations to advance these as set out

in a separate report on this Mayor and Cabinet agenda;

 

(5) the Executive Director of Housing, Regeneration and Public Realm, in

consultation with the Executive Director for Corporate Services and with the

Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning, be authorised to undertake all

steps to progress work needed to report back to Mayor and Cabinet on

potential delivery mechanisms – including potential partnership approaches

and approaches to funding and phasing;

 

(6) the Executive Director of Housing, Regeneration and Public Realm, in

consultation with the Executive Director for Corporate Services and with the

Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning, be authorised to undertake all

steps to progress work needed to report back to Mayor and Cabinet on a

strategy for Civic Accommodation/the Catford Campus;

 

(7) the Executive Director of Housing, Regeneration and Public Realm, in

consultation with the Executive Director for Corporate Services and with

relevant Cabinet Members be authorised to continue to bid for external

funding opportunities where they arise to support essential investment in

Catford and enable the aims of the draft Framework (within the current

delegation framework); and

 

(8) the continued development of the scheme be authorised to re-align the

A205 in order to enable the Draft Catford Framework, including working with

TfL to reach agreement on matters of technical detail and with TfL and DfT in

relation to funding.

362.

Review of Statement of Community Involvement during Covid-19 Pandemic pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

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

 

(1) temporary modifications be authorised to the Council’s Statement of

Community Involvement (SCI) for a further 6 month period to enable the

following:

 

           Threshold for applications being required to go to Planning Committee

for decision to be raised from 3 to 5

 

           Any application with an amenity society objection to be subject to case

review with Chair to determine whether it is referred to planning committee for

a decision

 

           Any application with 5-9 objections to be subject to case review with

Chair to determine whether it is referred to planning committee for a decision

 

           Invitations to planning committee meetings and other communications

and information (including publication of agendas) relating to planning

committee meetings be carried out electronically wherever possible

 

           Make it explicit that people wishing to speak at planning committee

meetings will need to register to speak in advance of the meeting and will

need to submit written copies of their speeches in advance of the meeting

 

           A new online format for Local Meetings to be developed and

implemented

 

           Make any necessary amendments regarding the publication of

agendas and decisions

 

(2) changes be reviewed again at the end of the 6 month period referred to.

 

(3) the contents of the draft Addendum to the SCI (Appendix 1), and the

reasons for these amendments, as set out in Section 4 be noted; and

 

(4) the draft Addendum to the SCI (Appendix 1) be approved for non-statutory

public consultation.

Minutes:

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

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

for the reasons set out in the report, by a vote of 8-0:

 

RESOLVED that

 

(1) temporary modifications be authorised to the Council’s Statement of

Community Involvement (SCI) for a further 6 month period to enable the

following:

 

           Threshold for applications being required to go to Planning Committee

for decision to be raised from 3 to 5

 

           Any application with an amenity society objection to be subject to case

review with Chair to determine whether it is referred to planning committee for

a decision

 

           Any application with 5-9 objections to be subject to case review with

Chair to determine whether it is referred to planning committee for a decision

 

           Invitations to planning committee meetings and other communications

and information (including publication of agendas) relating to planning

committee meetings be carried out electronically wherever possible

 

           Make it explicit that people wishing to speak at planning committee

meetings will need to register to speak in advance of the meeting and will

need to submit written copies of their speeches in advance of the meeting

 

           A new online format for Local Meetings to be developed and

implemented

 

           Make any necessary amendments regarding the publication of

agendas and decisions

 

(2) changes be reviewed again at the end of the 6 month period referred to.

 

(3) the contents of the draft Addendum to the SCI (Appendix 1), and the

reasons for these amendments, as set out in Section 4 be noted; and

 

(4) the draft Addendum to the SCI (Appendix 1) be approved for non-statutory

public consultation.

363.

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 26 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.

 

21        Matters Raised by Scrutiny and other Constitutional Bodies

22        Catford Regeneration Programme Station and Good Growth

23        Catford Town Centre Masterplan Framework

24        Request for Section 106 monies to support delivery of affordable

homes at Sydenham Hill - Mais House

364.

Matters Raised by Scrutiny and other Constitutional Bodies

Decision:

Having received a confidential report and a presentation by the Chair of the

Overview & Scrutiny Business Panel, Councillor Bill Brown, the Mayor &

Cabinet accepted the request.

Minutes:

Having received a confidential report and a presentation by the Chair of the

Overview & Scrutiny Business Panel, Councillor Bill Brown, the Mayor &

Cabinet accepted the request the future of the Leisure Services Contract

beyond the initial 2 years be determined by elected members in good time to

ensure alternative recommendations can be made, including being taken in

house, before any decision is made. If the new provider does not provide a

good standard of leisure services for the residents of Lewisham, this authority

would be prepared to consider alternative arrangements for leisure provision.

Officers should also ensure that the leisure contract is subject to EU

legislative provision.

 

RESOLVED that the referral made by the Overview & Scrutiny Business

Panel be accepted.

365.

Catford Regeneration Programme Station and Good Growth

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) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration

and Public Realm in conjunction with Director of Law, Governnace & HR to

agree to the procurement of a suitable consultancy team to support the

Council in the delivery of the Good Growth Fund. 

 

(2) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration

and Public Realm to agree the procurement strategy and appointment of a

suitable contractor to construct the Catford Stations scheme by selection of a

bid of less than a stated maximum figure.

 

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 8-0:

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration

and Public Realm in conjunction with Director of Law, Governance & HR to

agree to the procurement of a suitable consultancy team to support the

Council in the delivery of the Good Growth Fund. 

 

(2) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Housing, Regeneration

and Public Realm to agree the procurement strategy and appointment of a

suitable contractor to construct the Catford Stations scheme by selection of a

bid of less than a stated maximum figure.

366.

Catford Town Centre Masterplan Framework

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 the content of the summary Viability report be noted and the Draft

Catford Town Centre Framework be endorsed for consultation.

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 8-0:

 

RESOLVED that the content of the summary Viability report be noted and the Draft Catford Town Centre Framework be endorsed for consultation.

367.

Request for Section 106 monies to support delivery of affordable homes at Sydenham Hill - Mais House

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 in the event that planning permission is granted for the scheme to

redevelop Mais House, approves the allocation of a stated amount of Section

106 contributions received by the Council from the planning agreements set

out in the report to provide affordable housing delivery at Mais House,

Sydenham Hill

Minutes:

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

Cabinet Member for Housing & Planning, Councillor Paul Bell, the Mayor and Cabinet, for the reasons set out in the report, by a vote of 8-0:

 

RESOLVED that in the event that planning permission is granted for the

scheme to redevelop Mais House, approves the allocation of a stated amount

of Section 106 contributions received by the Council from the planning

agreements set out in the report to provide affordable housing delivery at Mais

House, Sydenham Hill.

 

The meeting closed at 7.32pm.