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Decisions

18/10/2021 - Eynella Road disabled bays objection report - Minor Traffic Schemes 21/22 Batch 1 ref: 7465    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Transport, Parks and Sport

Decision published: 20/10/2021

Effective from: 28/10/2021

Decision:

1.  It is recommended that:

 

  i.  Consider the representation received during statutory consultation relating to the proposal to introduce 2 disabled bays on Eynella Road be considered by the Cabinet Member for Transport, Parks and Sport.

 

  ii.  Officers be instructed to write to the people who made a representation to inform them of the council’s decision.

 

  iii.  Officers be instructed to make the necessary Traffic Management Orders.

 

  iv.  Officers be instructed to proceed with installation of the two proposed disabled bays.

 

 

Wards affected: Dulwich Village;

Lead officer: Dale Foden


19/10/2021 - Gateway 3 - Communal Repairs Contracts (North & South) ref: 7464    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Communal repairs to council owned social housing assets. These repairs are chargeable to leaseholders and the contracts deliver repairs to grounds, paving and the external fabric of buildings.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of Housing and Modernisation

Decision published: 19/10/2021

Effective from: 27/10/2021

Decision:

1.  That the variation of carrying out of communal repairs in the north of the borough by its own direct labour organisation, Southwark Repairs (previously known as Southwark Building Services (SBS)) in accordance with the tender documentation to extend the term for a period of eight months from 1 October 2021 to 31 May 2022 at an estimated extra over cost of £678k making a total estimated value of £3.73m be approved.

 

2.  That the variation of Contract B (south of the borough) Communal Repairs Chargeable Contract to BuildTrust Ltd to extend the term of the contract for a period of eight months from 1 October 2021 to 31 May 2022 at an estimated extra over cost of £992k making a total estimated contract value of £5.49m be approved.

Lead officer: Gavin Duncumb


15/10/2021 - Welsford Street - Local Lettings scheme

1.  To approve the local lettings scheme area for the first allocations of the new build development on Welsford Street.

 

2.  To agree 100% of the new homes at Welsford Street be allocated to existing tenants within the local area.

 

3.  To note the further criteria applied to residents of the local lettings scheme:

 

i.  The local area is defined as tenants on the immediate estate where the development is located:

-  Thornburn Square

-  Lynton Estate

-  Longfield Estate

-  Lynton Road

-  Welsford Street

-  Reverdy Road

-  Alma Grove

-  Manor Estate

-  Surrounding roads

 

ii.  Rent arrears of less than four weeks or £50 if claiming housing benefit at point of application and point of offer.

 

iii.  Households can only move upon successful completion of pre-tenancy inspection and interview as per section 5.26 of the councils published allocation scheme.

 

iv.  Only households assessed in a housing need (bands 1-3) will be allocated a property through the local lettings scheme. Households will be prioritised in existing priority bands and priority stars in accordance with our published allocations scheme.

 

v.  Requests for additional bedrooms above the assessed need will not be considered unless on medical grounds confirmed by Housing Solutions medical assessment.

 

4.  To note the Housing Allocations team will monitor and report on the number of chain lettings that has resulted from the 100% local lettings to existing council tenants. 

 

 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Council Homes and Homelessness

Decision due date: Not before 21/10/2021

Wards affected: South Bermondsey;

Lead officer: Ricky Bellot

Notice of decision: 15/10/2021


13/10/2021 - Cycle Superhighway 7 Improvements

To consult on the temporary measures implemented as part of Cycle Superhighway 7 permanent.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Transport, Parks and Sport

Decision due date: Not before 21/10/2021

Wards affected: Borough & Bankside;

Notice of decision: 13/10/2021


12/10/2021 - Bermondsey Zone 'G' CPZ Parking Review - Determination of Objections

1.  It is recommended that the Cabinet Member for Transport, Parks and Sport:

 

  i.  Consider the 232 representations received during the statutory consultation period for CPZ ‘G’ Parking Review. 203 responses were received via email, 22 were received through our online mapping system and seven were received by post.

 

  ii.  Consider and determine each objection and comment as per the table prepared by officers in Appendix 1 and note that the comments made online are available to the Cabinet Member for viewing in Appendix 4

 

  iii.  Instruct officers to write to each person who made representations to inform them of the council’s decision.

 

  iv.  Instruct officers to proceed with extension of the operating hours of CPZ ‘G’ from Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6.30pm to Monday to Sunday 8.30 to 11pm.

 

  v.  Instruct officers to make the necessary Traffic Management Order.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Transport, Parks and Sport

Decision due date: Not before 20/10/2021

Lead officer: Dale Foden

Notice of decision: 12/10/2021


13/09/2021 - Development management items ref: 7437    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Sub-Committee B

Made at meeting: 13/09/2021 - Planning Sub-Committee B

Decision published: 12/10/2021

Effective from: 13/09/2021

Decision:

Members noted the development management report.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.  That the determination of planning applications, or formal observations and comments, the instigation of enforcement action and the receipt of the reports included in the attached items be considered.

 

2.  That the decisions made on the planning applications be subject to the conditions and/or made for the reasons set out in the attached reports unless otherwise stated.

 

3.  That where reasons for decisions or conditions are not included or not as included in the reports relating to an individual item, they be clearly specified.


12/10/2021 - Client contributions debt write-off (£5k to £50k)

Authorise the write-off of £64,949.03 of debt as set out in Appendix 1 of the report.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing

Decision due date: Not before 20/10/2021

Lead officer: Pauline O'Hare

Notice of decision: 12/10/2021


12/10/2021 - Culture Grants Review and 2022/23 Commissioning Plan ref: 7454    Recommendations Approved

To approve the Culture Grants Review and new commissioning plan, criteria, application and evaluation process as set out in paragraphs 19 – 53

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Equalities, Neighbourhoods and Leisure

Decision published: 12/10/2021

Effective from: 20/10/2021

Decision:

That it be approved;

1.  the Culture Grants Review and new commissioning plan, criteria, application and evaluation process as set out in paragraphs 19 – 53.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michelle Walker


11/10/2021 - Determination of objections - Rotherhithe and Surrey Docks Parking Zone

Consider objections made during statutory consultation for proposed Rotherhithe and Surrey Docks parking zone

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Transport, Parks and Sport

Decision due date: Not before 19/10/2021

Wards affected: Rotherhithe; (All Wards);

Lead officer: Caroline Bruce

Notice of decision: 01/02/2021


11/10/2021 - Gateway 3 - Variation Decision: Responsive Repair and Maintenance - Roofing and Rainwater Chargeable Contracts (North & South) ref: 7451    Recommendations Approved

Communal repairs to council owned social housing assets. These repairs are chargeable to leaseholders and the contracts deliver repairs to grounds, paving and the external fabric of buildings.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of Housing and Modernisation

Decision published: 11/10/2021

Effective from: 19/10/2021

Decision:

1.  That the variation of Contract A (north of the borough) Roofing and Rainwater Chargeable Contract to Bridgewater Roofing Contractors Ltd to extend the term of the contract for a period of eight months from 1 October 2021 to 31 May 2022 at an estimated extra over cost of £969k making a total revised estimated contract value of £4.754m be approved.

 

2.  That the variation of Contract B (south of the borough) Roofing and Rainwater Chargeable Contract to A&E Elkins Ltd to extend the term of the contract for a period of eight months from 1 October 2021 to 31 May 2022 at an estimated extra over cost of £832k making a total revised estimated contract value of £3.719m be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michael Scorer


07/10/2021 - Temporary Accommodation Policy and Action Plan ref: 7450    Recommendations Approved

Revisions to the existing homelessness policies to increase access to affordable and suitable accommodation. 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Council Homes and Homelessness

Decision published: 08/10/2021

Effective from: 16/10/2021

Decision:

That it be agreed to publish and implement the following change to homelessness policy:

 

1.  The revised Accommodation Procurement Policy for Homeless Households (Appendix 1).

 

2.  The revised Private Rented Sector Offers Policy for Homeless Households (Appendix 2).

 

3.  The revised Temporary accommodation lettings framework (Appendix 3).

 

That the following be noted:

 

4.  That an annual temporary accommodation (TA) scrutiny report be produced.

 

5.  That the Southwark Good Homes Standard (for homeless households) (Appendix 6) was approved and implemented by the Leader at Cabinet on 9 March 2021.

 

6.  That Cabinet notes homeless households in temporary accommodation placed outside of the borough will retain their rights to bid for Southwark’s permanent social housing.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alex Skerten


07/10/2021 - Empty Homes Action Plan

To approve the detailed empty homes action plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: Not before 15/10/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michael Scorer

Notice of decision: 07/10/2021


07/10/2021 - High Street Recovery Fund (Part 1) ref: 7449    Recommendations Approved

That the cabinet member for Business, Jobs and Town Centres allocates grant funding from the high street recovery fund and notes the applicants listed in Appendix 2, which will be presented once the development is complete.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Jobs, Business and Town Centres

Decision published: 07/10/2021

Effective from: 15/10/2021

Decision:

 

That it be approved;

1.  to allocate £238,124 of grant funding from The High Street Recovery Fund. The projects recommended for award are set out in Appendix 1.

 

That it be noted;

2.  the applicants listed in Appendix 2, who are being recommended for support from council officers in order to develop their applications further. An additional report for funding considerations with regards to these projects will be presented once the development is complete.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Laura Ahern


06/10/2021 - Pupil Place Planning Report 2021

 

Agreement of pupil roll projections for primary and secondary schools and agreement for actions to address primary oversupply.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: Not before 19/10/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 06/10/2021


07/07/2021 - Southwark Adoption Performance - 2020-2021 ref: 7440    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Parenting Committee

Made at meeting: 07/07/2021 - Corporate Parenting Committee

Decision published: 04/10/2021

Effective from: 07/07/2021

Decision:

Alasdair Smith introduced the report and Susanna Daus from Adopt London South presented the item highlighting current key points and background information.

 

Helen Woolgar provided evidence of a recent adoptions that had taken place within the timeframe.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.  That the progress of the children in Southwark with a care plan of adoption during 2020-21 be noted.

 

2.  That the activity of the local authority working in partnership with Adopt London South (ALS) during 2020-21 be noted.


01/10/2021 - Dulwich Streetspace Review - outcome of experimental trial measures and decision on the next phase of measures ref: 7448    Recommendations Approved

To approve the implementation of the proposals shown in Appendix G subject to statutory requirements.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Transport, Parks and Sport

Decision published: 01/10/2021

Effective from: 09/10/2021

Decision:

1.  That it be approved:

·  The implementation of the proposals shown in Appendix G subject to statutory requirements.

 

2.  That it be approved that officers:

·  Engage with the community to further develop proposals that enhance the public realm at certain modal filter locations together with complementary measures that promote the ‘Streets for People’ initiative.

 

·  Consider any revisions and additions to the proposals that can enhance and strengthen the aims and priorities supported in the Review process

 

·  Continue to monitor the impact of the recommendations and engage with the community if further modifications are needed.

 

Wards affected: Champion Hill; Dulwich Hill; Dulwich Village; Dulwich Wood; Goose Green;