Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Tuesday, 7th May, 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX

Contact: Victoria Lower
020 8726 6000 x14773  Email: victoria.lower@croydon.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

2.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 25 March 2019 as an accurate record.

3.

Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

4.

Urgent Business (If any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

5.

Inform, Involve, Inspire & Create - Croydon's Culture and Libraries Plans pdf icon PDF 359 KB

Officer: Shifa Mustafa

Key decision: yes

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1.     Adopt the Cultural Plan for Croydon 2019-2023, at Appendix 1 of the report; and

 

2.     Recommend adoption of the Croydon Libraries Plan 2019-28, at Appendix 2 of the report, to Full Council.

 

6.

Changes to Local Safeguarding Children Board Arrangements pdf icon PDF 401 KB

Officer: Rob Henderson

Key decision: yes

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions.

 

RESOLVED to agree the proposed changes to Croydon’s Safeguarding Children Board arrangements as set out in the report.

7.

Community Fund Commissioning Programme pdf icon PDF 444 KB

Officer: Hazel Simmonds

Key decision: yes

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions.

 

RESOLVED: To

 

1.     Approve the procurement strategy as set out in this report, which will result in the award of contracts;

 

2.     Note that the Director of Commissioning and Procurement has approved under Regulation 18 to waiver the standard evaluation criteria ratio under Regulation 21 of the Councils Tenders and Contracts Regulations to being 70% Quality and 30% Cost. Please see section 3 of the report for full details;

 

3.     To note that the Director of Commissioning and Procurement has approved under Regulation 18 to waiver the requirement of not including the Premier Supply Programme under Regulation 21 of the Councils Tenders and Contracts Regulations as this would reduce the funding available to the appointed VCS contractors;

 

4.     To note that minor changes to the procurement strategy will be approved by the Director of Commissioning and Procurement in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Safer Croydon and Communities or Cabinet Member for Families, Health and Social Care in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources; and

 

5.     To note the Leader is delegating the authority to approve the award of contracts for the services to the Cabinet Member for Safer Croydon and Communities in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Families, Health and Social Care and the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources.

8.

Stage 2: Response to recommendations arising from Children & Young People Scrutiny Sub-Committee on 27 November 2018 and Scrutiny & Overview Committee on 11 December 2018 pdf icon PDF 20 KB

Officer: Jacqueline Harris Baker

Key decision: no

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions.

 

RESOLVED: to approve the response and action plans attached at Appendix A of the report and that these be reported to the Scrutiny and Overview Committee or relevant Sub-Committees.

9.

Investing in our Borough pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Officer: Jacqueline Harris Baker

Key decision: no

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions.

 

RESOLVED: To approve

 

1.    The procurement strategy which will result in contract awards for the provision of Community Fund for a maximum term of 3 years as set out at agenda item 7.

 

RESOLVED: To note

 

2.    The list of delegated award decisions made by the Director of Commissioning and Procurement, between 12/03/2019 – 11/04/2019.

 

3.    The list of delegated award decisions for contracts over £500,000 in value and procurement strategies over £5,000,000 in value made by the nominated Cabinet Member in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources or, where the nominated Cabinet Member is the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources in consultation with the Leader since the last meeting of Cabinet

10.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:

 

“That, under Section 100A(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 it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”