Greenwich Council

Agenda

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Items
No. Item

Public Information pdf icon PDF 43 KB

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

2.

Urgent Business

The Chair to announce any items or urgent business circulated separately from the main agenda.

3.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Members to declare any personal and financial interests in items on the agenda.  Attention is drawn to the Council’s Constitution; the Council’s Code of Conduct and associated advice.

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4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To agree, as a true and accurate record, the Minutes of the Cabinet Meeting held on 23 January 2019.

 

No motion or discussion may take place upon the Minutes except as to their accuracy, and any question on this point will be determined by a majority of the Members of the body attending who were present when the matter in question was decided.  Once confirmed, with or without amendment, the person presiding will sign the Minutes.

5.

Determination of Admission Arrangements for Royal Greenwich Schools for the 2020/21 Academic Year pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To determine the Royal Borough of Greenwich admission arrangements for all mainstream community and voluntary controlled nursery, primary and secondary schools, including Post 16, for the 2020/21 academic year andagree to participate in the Pan London co-ordinated admission system for Reception and Year 7 for the 2020/21 academic year.

 

 

 

 

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Housing Revenue Account 2019/20 Budget, Rent and Service Charge Setting pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To note the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) budget proposals detailed in the report and the requirement to decrease rents by 1% for each of the 4 years commencing from April 2016, in line with the Government’s rent reduction policy. To note the overall reduction in the average weekly charge by £0.89 per week and the variances in section 5 and the resulting balanced HRA 2019/20 budget position in section 5.1, Table 2. To agree, with effect from 1 April 2019, the resulting average rent in Table 1, including the separation of a service charge as agreed by the Cabinet in December 2016.

 

 

 

 

7.

Development of the former Royal Hill Police Station Car Park pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To agree a strategy for the development of supported accommodation for people with a learning disability at the former Royal Hill Police Station Car Park site.

 

 

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8.

Extension of the Term Contract for Highway Works pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To approve a modification to the existing Term Contract for Highway Works 2014 – 19 (the “Contract”) with JB Riney & Co Ltd (“Riney”), by extending the contract for a fixed two-years based on the performance, value for money and social value offered by the contractor, as set out in the report.

 

 

 

 

 

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9.

New Council Housing Delivery Programme pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To agree the new Housing Delivery Programme.

 

 

 

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10.

Section 106 Financial Report pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To note the content of the Section 106 2017/18 Annual Financial Report (Appendix 1) and the updated complete list of Section 106 agreements (Appendix 2).

 

 

 

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11.

Greenwich Neighbourhood Growth Fund - Round Two Projects pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To note the proposals that were received in the second round of Greenwich Neighbourhood Growth Fund, the shortlisted proposals and the outcome of the public vote. To agree the proposals that have been recommended for funding. To note the range of community benefits as set out in section 4.6 of this report. To delegate to the Director of Regeneration, Enterprise and Skills authority to finalise funding documents and monitoring arrangements.

 

 

 

 

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Discretionary Rate Relief pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To agree the Council’s Retail Relief (Discretionary Rate Relief) Scheme for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years. To authorise the Director of Finance to determine individual levels of Retail Relief to qualifying businesses.

 

 

 

 

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2018/19 Revenue Budget Monitor pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To note the revenue monitoring position based on period 8 (end of November 2018) data.

 

 

 

 

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14.

Corporate Capital Strategy pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To approve the 2019/20 Corporate Capital Strategy, the Capitalisation Policy and the Flexible Use of Capital Receipts Policy. To agree the adoption of the Property Asset Strategy and the list of recommended disposals and revocations. Agree the inclusion of the new items within the Capital Programme from 1 April 2019.

 

 

 

 

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15.

Treasury Management Strategy Statement 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To consider the Treasury Management Strategy for 2019/20 and refer this item, with any comments, to Council.

 

 

 

 

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16.

Budget and Council Tax Setting 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 214 KB

To note and agree the decisions as set out in the report.

 

 

 

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17.

GS Plus Ltd and GSS Ltd - Annual Reports and Review of Operating Models pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To note the Annual Reports and agree the future operating model for GS Plus Ltd and GSS Ltd.

 

 

 

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EXEMPT ITEMS

It is proposed that, pursuant to section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 and the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they may involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the Act, by virtue of the particular paragraph shown on the agenda and on the attached reports.

 

·        Exempt Appendices A and C to Development of the former Royal Hill Police Station Car Park (Item 7).

Exempt by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended): Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person including the authority holding that information.

 

·        Exempt appendices 3, 4 and 6 to GS Plus Ltd and GSS Ltd – Annual Reports and Review of Operating Models (Item 17)

Exempt by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended): Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person including the authority holding that information.