Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Monday, 19th October, 2020 6.30 pm

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

Items
No. Item

2.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 262 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 21 September 2020 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.

Croydon Together: Update on our ongoing response to COVID-19 (verbal update)

Cabinet Member: Leader of the Council, Councillor Tony Newman

Officer: Director of Public Health, Rachel Flowers

Key decision: no

Decision:

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

 

RESOLVED: To note the presentation provided by the Director of Public Health.

6.

Sustainable Croydon - a year on update pdf icon PDF 428 KB

Cabinet Member: Leader of the Council, Councillor Tony Newman

Officer: Executive Director Place, Shifa Mustafa

Key decision: no

Additional documents:

7.

Developing Croydon's new Community Safety Strategy pdf icon PDF 300 KB

Cabinet Member: Cabinet Member for Safer Croydon & Communities, Councillor Hamida Ali

Officer: Executive Director Place, Shifa Mustafa

Key decision: no

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

 

RESOLVED: To recommend to Full Council that it agree to extend the current community safety strategy until the end of calendar year 2021 for the reasons detailed in the report.

8.

District Centre Prosperity - Purley BID pdf icon PDF 401 KB

Cabinet Member: Cabinet Member for Economy & Jobs, Councillor Manju Shahul-Hameed

Officer: Executive Director Place, Shifa Mustafa

Key decision: no

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

 

RESOLVED: To

 

1.    Note that the Leader delegated authority (5420LR) to the Cabinet Member for Economy & Jobs in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance & Resources to:

 

·         Consider on behalf of the council as a billing authority, whether the Purley BID proposal conflicts with any formally adopted policy of the Council and, if it does, give notice of this in accordance with the BID Regulations

·         Determine and agree that the council should approve the BID proposal and vote ‘yes’ on the BID ballot

·         Determine and agree that the council can determine the baseline service provision for key services within the Purley BID area for 2020/21 on behalf of Cabinet

·         Agree that the Council formally make arrangements for conducting a BID ballot in accordance with the BID regulations through the Council’s electoral services team (with the ballot day scheduled for Thursday 10th December 2020)

·         Note that in the event of a ‘Yes’ vote atballot:

 

·         That the Council manage as the relevant local billing authority, the billing and collectionof the additional levy, and its transfer to the BID Company, with all costs incurred by the council to be paid by the the BID Company.

 

·         That the Council meet the Council’s obligations in paying the extra BID levy, as a non–domestic ratepayer in the BID area, in accordance with the BID regulations over the life of the BID

 

·         That the Council enter into the key legal agreements with the BID Company regarding the operation of the BID and delivery of Council baselines and that the Executive Director – Place in discussion with the Cabinet Member for Economy and Jobs be given delegated authority to approve the final terms of thoseagreements

 

2.    Note that the above decisions were taken under delegated authority by the Cabinet Member for Economy & Jobs in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance & Resources on 7 October 2020 (5420EJ).

 

9.

Scrutiny Stage 1: Recommendations arising from Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 214 KB

Lead Member: Chair of Scrutiny & Overview Committee, Councillor Sean Fitzsimons

Officer: Executive Director Resources, 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 receive the recommendations arising from meeting of the Children & Young People Sub-Committee held on 15 September 2020, and to provide a substantive response within two months (i.e. at the next available Cabinet meeting on 14 December 2020.

10.

Investing in our Borough pdf icon PDF 265 KB

Cabinet Member: Cabinet Member for Finance & Resources, Councillor Simon Hall

Officer: Executive Director Resources, 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 award of contract variation for Managed Service for Temporary Agency Resources contract in accordance with the recommendations set out in the report at agenda item 10a, as set out in section 4.1.1 of the report.

 

RESOLVED: To note

 

1.    The contracts between £500,000 and £5,000,000 anticipated to be awarded by the nominated Cabinet Member, in consultation with the nominated 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, as set out in section 4.2.1 of the report.

 

2.    The list of delegated award decisions made by the Director of Commissioning and Procurement, between 18/08/2020 – 24/09/2020, as set out in section 4.2.2 of the report.

10a

Variation to the contract for the provision of a Managed Service for Temporary Agency Resources pdf icon PDF 271 KB

Cabinet Member: Cabinet Member for Finance & Resources, Councillor Simon Hall

Officer: Executive Director Resources, Jacqueline Harris Baker

Key decision: yes

Decision:

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

 

RESOLVED: To

 

1.    Approve the award of a variation to the term of the temporary agency worker contract with Adecco Ltd in accordance with Regulation 30 of the Council’s Tenders and Contracts Regulations for a contract period of up to 24 months for an additional contract value of £50,000,000 bringing the total contract value to £188,000,000.

 

2.    Note that an internal review of the commissioning options will take place by March 2021 and September 2021 to determine the optimum time for the re-procurement of this service and hence extension period required. Officers will present the results of the internal review to CCB and to the Cabinet Member for Finance & Resources at the latest March 2021 and, if action not already taken as a result of March 2021 review, at the latest September 2021.

11.

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.”