Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Monday, 10th June, 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 84 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 7 May 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.

The Public Health Approach to Addressing Violence in Croydon pdf icon PDF 424 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 Framework for The Public Health Approach to Violence Reduction in Croydon (“The Framework”), at Appendix 1 of the report;

 

2.    Agree the themes and key priorities set out in the report and the above referenced Framework; and

 

3.    Delegate to the Executive Director Place, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Safer Croydon and Communities, authority to develop and agree a comprehensive Delivery Plan in accordance with Appendix 1 of the report through engagement with the existing structures of the Local Strategic Partnership and keep the Delivery Plan under review to ensure ownership of the Public Health Approach to Violence Reduction is embedded across a wider range of organisations, maximising the skills and knowledge of the strategic partnerships. 

6.

Croydon's Approach to Apprenticeships pdf icon PDF 326 KB

Officer: Shifa Mustafa

Key decision: no

Decision:

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

 

RESOLVED: To

 

1.    Endorse the activity being undertaken to promote and increase the number of apprentices in Croydon; in particular the 2019 100 Apprentices in 100 Days campaign; and

 

2.    Note changes to apprenticeship rates of pay to bring it into line with London Living Wage.

 

7.

Brick by Brick Croydon Limited Pipeline Sites pdf icon PDF 358 KB

Officer: Jacqueline Harris Baker

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 pipeline sites listed in Appendix A of the report to be disposed of to Brick by Brick Croydon Ltd (BBB) subject to terms and conditions being agreed to the satisfaction of the Executive Director (Resources) and the Director of Finance and s151 Officer acting in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Homes and Gateway Services and Finance and Resources and the scope of this delegation includes the decision as to whether the disposal of land is by freehold or by way of a long lease in line with the indicative terms set out in sections 3.5 to 3.7 of the report;

 

2.    Approve that the Council lend Brick by Brick Croydon Ltd funding to progress the development of the sites and that such funding will include funding for professional services, construction costs, acquisition of third party sites and working capital and that the Executive Director (Resources) and the Director of Finance and s151 Officer be given delegated authority to finalise and agree the terms of such lending acting in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources;

 

3.    Approve that where it is considered necessary by Officers  and subject to consideration of any objections received by third parties, that the sites listed in Appendix A of the report will be appropriated for planning purposes pursuant to the Council’s powers under s122 of the Local Government Act 1972 and/or s233 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 or such other statutory powers as may be relevant and that the Executive Director (Resources) be given delegated authority to finalise and agree the terms of such appropriation acting in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources; and

 

4.    Note the governance and monitoring process set out in the report.

 

8.

Delivering for residents through Sustainable and Ethical Commissioning pdf icon PDF 305 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

 

1.    Approve and adopt the refreshed Commissioning Framework 2019-2023 (as set out at Appendix 1 of the report);

 

2.    Approve and adopt the Council’s Social Value Policy 2019-2023 (as set out at Appendix 2 of the report);

 

3.    Recommend the adoption of the revised Tenders and Contracts Regulations, part 4 of the Constitution (as set out at Appendix 3 of the report) to Full Council; and

 

4.    Delegate to the Director of Commissioning and Procurement, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources, authority to make minor amendments to the documents presented to Full Council and any consequential amendments as necessary and to ensure publication of any amendments.

 

9.

Stage 1: Recommendations arising from Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 282 KB

Officer: Jacqueline Harris Baker

Key decision: no

10.

Stage 2 : Response to Recommendations arising from Scrutiny & Overview Committee on 15 January 2019; Streets, Environment & Homes Scrutiny Sub-Committee on 22 January 2019; Scrutiny & Overview Committee on 11 February 2019; Streets, Environment & Homes Scrutiny Sub-Committee on 19 February 2019 and Scrutiny & Overview Committee on 5 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 18 KB

Officer: Jacqueline Harris Baker

Key decision: no

Additional documents:

11.

Investing in our Borough pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Officer: Jacqueline Harris Baker

Key decision: no

Additional documents:

11a

Award of Approved Provider Panel for Children’s Social Care Assessments pdf icon PDF 347 KB

Officer: Robert Henderson

Key decision: yes

12.

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.”

13.

Award of Approved Provider Panel for Children Social Care Assessments

Officer: Robert Henderson

Key decision: yes