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20/06/2017 - LAND ADJACENT TO 29 DURBAN ROAD, WALTHAMSTOW E17 5EA (170868) ref: 2715    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 22/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Item deferred.

 

Wards affected: Higham Hill;


20/06/2017 - CORONER'S COURT MORTUARY, QUEENS ROAD, WALTHAMSTOW E17 8QQ (171051) ref: 2714    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 22/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions and informatives.

 

Wards affected: Markhouse;


20/06/2017 - PARKSIDE PRIMARY SCHOOL, 21 WELLINGTON AVENUE, CHINGFORD E4 6RE (171091) ref: 2713    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 22/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions and informatives.

Wards affected: Endlebury;


20/06/2017 - 168 WESTWARD ROAD, CHINGFORD E4 8QQ (170586) ref: 2712    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 22/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions and informatives.

Wards affected: Valley;


20/06/2017 - 15 DRAYTON ROAD, LEYTONSTONE E11 4AR (170652) ref: 2711    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 22/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Item deferred.

Wards affected: Leytonstone;


20/06/2017 - 37 SUTHERLAND ROAD, WALTHAMSTOW E17 6BH (164164) ref: 2710    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 22/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Planning permission was grantedsubject to conditions, informatives and the completion of a Section 106 Agreement.

Wards affected: Higham Hill;


20/06/2017 - THE HUT, HIGHAMS PARK, THE CHARTER ROAD, WOODFORD GREEN IG8 9RE (163805) ref: 2709    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions and informatives.

Wards affected: Hale End and Highams Park;


20/06/2017 - STANDARD MUSIC VENUE, THE TRYST, 1 BLACKHORSE LANE, WALTHAMSTOW E17 6DS (162056) ref: 2708    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions and informatives and completion of a Section 106 agreement.

Wards affected: William Morris;


20/06/2017 - DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST ref: 2726    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

None.


20/06/2017 - APPROVAL OF WALTHAM FOREST TOWN HALL CAMPUS MASTER PLAN ref: 2723    Recommendations Approved

The report will recommend Cabinet:

  • Approve the outline business case costs and benefits  for the  rationalisation of the corporate estate and town hall campus
  • Endorse the outline masterplan for the Town Hall Campus
  • Include in the Capital Programme the necessary resources to deliver the business case  to be met from  the eventual sale and  income from the disposal of surplus assets.
  • Delegate authority to the Director of Corporate Property and Asset Management to commence procurement, award contracts and dispose of land to meet the project objectives, in consultation with the Director of Finance and Governance.
  • Approve an enabling budget  for the financial year 2017/18

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Cabinet received the report and:

 

Agreed to the principle of rationalisation of the Council’s corporate office estate on to the Town Hall Campus (Appendix 1)

 

Noted the outline design concept (Appendix 2)

 

Noted a programme of consultation with public, elected members and staff that would continue alongside the preparation of detailed proposals.

 

Noted the moves of services and staff from Juniper House to Sycamore House and Willow House, as well as the temporary use of the Magistrates Court by Council staff following a basic refurbishment.

 

Agreed to an enabling budget of £3.57m to progress detailed design, planning and procurement as well as associated relocations of services, which will be funded from the capital receipts generated by the rationalisation of the estate.

 

Delegated authority to the Director of Property & Asset Management, in consultation with the Directors of Governance and Law and Finance, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, to agree and proceed with the various procurement processes and award of contracts as detailed in Appendix 3 of this report.

 

Added the project to the Council’s Capital Programme 2017/2018.

Wards affected: Cann Hall; Chapel End; Hoe Street; Leytonstone;

Lead officer: Aiden McManus


20/06/2017 - ASSISTED DIGITAL STRATEGY ref: 2720    For Determination

The decision required is to adopt a new Assisted Digital Strategy which will improve digital skills and inclusion and support the use of digital channels in improving outcomes and access to our services for residents and businesses in our Borough

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Cabinet noted the report and:

 

Adopted the Assisted Digital Strategy as set out in Appendix 1of the report.

 

Agreed to the action plan set out in paragraph 3.7 of this report.

 

Noted the work already underway across the borough to support residents adopt new digital skills as set out in the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


20/06/2017 - WALTHAM FOREST'S COMMUNITY COVENANT ref: 2718    For Determination

Cabinet to approve an updated Community Covenant, which sets out how the Council supports former members of the armed forces.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Cabinet noted the report and:

 

Agreed to the revised community covenant; individual cabinet members were asked to ensure that the pledges are met.

Lead officer: James Holden


20/06/2017 - NON-IMMEDIATE ARTICLE 4 DIRECTION- REMOVAL OF PERMITTED DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS FOR CHANGE OF USE FROM OFFICE USE (B1A) TO DWELLING HOUSE (C3) ref: 2717    For Determination

1)    To approve the making and consultation on a Non Immediate Article 4 Direction (with a 12-month notice period) covering the whole borough to withdraw the permitted development rights granted by the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 for the changes of use from Class B1a (offices) to C3 (dwellinghouse) use.

 

2)    Delegate powers to the Cabinet member for Economic Growth and High Streets to decide whether to confirm the Non Immediate Article 4 Direction taking into consideration all the relevant factors including representations received during the consultation period.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Cabinet noted the report and:

Approved the making and consultation on a Non Immediate Article 4 Direction (with a 12- month notice period) covering Walthamstow Town Centre, designated Employment areas, and District and Neighbourhood Centres as shown on the attached map at Appendix 1 of the report, to remove permitted development rights allowing a change of use from use class B1a to C3.

Delegated powers to the Cabinet Member for Economic Growth and High Streets, in consultation with the Director for Regeneration and Growth and the Director for Governance and Law, to decide whether to confirm the Non Immediate Article 4 Direction and the power to make any amendments to the Non Immediate Article 4 Direction.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Custance


20/06/2017 - ARBORICULTURAL SERVICES - CONTRACT AWARD ref: 2724    For Determination

The council wishes to award a new contract for arboricultural services to commence in July 2017. It will be valued at approximately £600k per year and will last for up to 7 years.

 

The new contract will form part of a framework agreement with Islington Council and will cover all types of tree works including pruning, felling and planting.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Cabinet noted the report and:

 

Approved the call-off of a new contract for the provision of arboricultural services from a framework contract which has been awarded to Gristwood and Toms Ltd (Company Number 02665293) by the London Borough of Islington. The call off contract will last for 4 years with an option to extend for a further 3 years.

 

Delegated the decision to extend the contract for a further 3 years to the Strategic Director of Neighbourhoods and Commercial Services in consultation with the Deputy Leader / Cabinet Member for the Environment.

 

Noted that the decision on whether to extend will be taken before the end of the initial 4 year period.

 

Noted that the Client function element of the existing arboricultual contract with Gristwood and Tom Ltd will be brought back under Council control with effect from 1st July 2017. 

Lead officer: Jarlath Griffin


20/06/2017 - EDUCATION SERVICES GRANT EXIT STRATEGY ref: 2722    For Determination

The removal of the Education Services Grant will require the LA to consider how it would support the maintenance of a wide range of school improvement and support services previously funded through this funding stream.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Cabinet noted the report and:

 

Agreed to the implementation of the review of services, previously funded through the ESG following the receipt of school purchasing intentions.

 

Delegated authority to the DCEO Families and Homes with the Director of Learning and System Leadership in consultation with the Portfolio Lead Member to: 

·         Make key decisions to ensure the Council delivers service(s) which meet the minimum statutory obligations of and objectives of the Council;

·         Enter into agreement with schools post review to continue to provide services, as agreed and proportionate to the level of buy in secured from schools;

·         Implement required changes including cessation of service provision in consultation with service leads to reflect the financial situation and prioritisation of services.


20/06/2017 - REVENUE AND CAPITAL OUTTURN REPORT 2016/17 ref: 2721    For Determination

Informing Cabinet of the Council’s final outturn position of annual spending against capital and revenue budgets.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Cabinet received the report and:

Noted the Revenue and Capital Outturn for 2016/17.

Approved the Revenue carry-forwards totalling £327,100 at Appendix 2 of the report.

Approved the Capital carry-forwards in respect of programme slippage totalling £22.978 million at Appendix 4(i).

Approved the transfer of £1.151 million underspend to the Budget Strategy Reserve (BSR).   

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Turnbull


20/06/2017 - LEYTON GREEN PARTNERSHIP ref: 2719    For Determination

Approve that the Leyton Green Partnership project is included in the Capital Programme.

 

Delegate authority to begin procurement and award contracts to the Director

Property and Asset Management in consultation with the Portfolio Lead Member and senior officers.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Cabinet noted the report and:

 

Agreed to include the Leyton Green Partnership Project in the Capital Programme with a budget of £19.64m to be met from existing Capital Programme resources, income from the Housing development and the balance to be funded from prudential borrowing.

 

Approved the prudential borrowing of £976,000 to be funded from income and savings generated from Children and Families Services.

 

Agreed that 92 Leyton Green Road and the adjoining vacant site at 1A Matlock Road shall be surplus to the requirements of the Children and Families Service and be re-allocated for housing.  

 

Delegated authority to the Director of Corporate Property and Asset Management in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, the Director of Housing and the Director of Finance and Governance to:

·         commence the necessary procurement to deliver the project;

·         make Key Decisions to award contracts provided they are within the resources available in the Council’s Capital programme to meet such contractual commitments;

·         dispose of such land and/or buildings on such terms as are recommended by the Council’s professional advisers; to meet the objectives of the Leyton Green Partnership Project.

Wards affected: Cann Hall;

Lead officer: Aiden McManus


20/06/2017 - LEA BRIDGE & LEYTON MASTER PLAN ref: 2716    For Determination

Cabinet will be asked to approve the Lea Bridge and Leyton “Lea Valley Eastside” Vision.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Cabinet received the report and:

Noted the consultation responses received to the consultation on the Vision for the Lea Bridge and Leyton area (Lea Valley Eastside) and the proposed amendments as set out in Appendix 5 of the report.

Approved the Lea Bridge and Leyton Vision at Appendix 3 of the report.

 

Wards affected: Lea Bridge; Leyton; Markhouse;

Lead officer: Jane Custance


20/06/2017 - APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE ref: 2725    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/06/2017

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Decision:

Councillors Coghill (Leader of the Council) and Councillor Limbajee.