Decisions

Details of officer decisions relating to planning applications.

Decisions published

20/01/2022 - Request to waive CPRs 8.1, 8.2, 9.1 & 9.2 and award new interim contracts in respect of community based mental health services ref: 54921    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Adults and Health approved the waiver of CPRs 9.1 and 9.2 in order to enter into new contracts with Touchstone-Leeds and Community Links (Northern) Ltd and waived CPRs 8.1 & 8.2 in respect of Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) as follows:


Touchtone-Leeds for the provision of the Community Support Service – issue a new 12 month contract from 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2023 at a cost of £201,473.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Eleanor Hastwell


20/01/2022 - Request to waive CPRs 8.1, 8.2, 9.1 & 9.2 and award new interim contracts in respect of community based mental health services ref: 54920    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Adults and Health approved the waiver of CPRs 9.1 and 9.2 in order to enter into new contracts with Touchstone-Leeds and Community Links (Northern) Ltd and waived CPRs 8.1 & 8.2 in respect of Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) as follows:

Community Links (Northern) Ltd for the provision of services at The Maltings and Rose Villa – issue a new 12 month contract from 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2023 at a cost of £211,546.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Eleanor Hastwell


20/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54919    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £129,992.14.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ruth Terry


20/01/2022 - Request to waive CPRs 8.1, 8.2, 9.1 & 9.2 and award new interim contracts in respect of community based mental health services ref: 54918    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Adults and Health approved the waiver of CPRs 9.1 and 9.2 in order to enter into new contracts with Touchstone-Leeds and Community Links (Northern) Ltd and waived CPRs 8.1 & 8.2 in respect of Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) as follows:


Community Links (Northern) Ltd for the provision of services at Oakwood Hall – issue a new 12 month contract from 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2023 at a cost of £498,940.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Eleanor Hastwell


20/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54917    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £216,035.16.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ben Finley


20/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value over £500,000 per annum ref: 54915    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £508,392.86.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ben Finley


20/01/2022 - Outcome and recommendations following consultation with 3rd sector organisations regarding a proposal to reduce their funding by 10% recurrently ref: 54914    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

Following assessment of the impacts on service users and the budget pressures requiring savings to be made, the Director of Adults and Health recommends the implementation of the 10% savings on the following service:

Trinity Network resulting in a new annual grant value of £78,296 and a full year saving of £8,700 (subject to six-months formal notice);

The Community Links (LCC component) – Young Dementia service and Touchstone Sikh Elders proposals are not recommended to progress, the resultant £24,375 gap in the directorates proposals will be met from general efficiencies from across the directorate.

The Director of Adults and Health authorised the serving of formal written six months’ notice period of changes to funding to the affected provider Trinity Network, as soon as this delegated decision is implementable.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lisa Hanson


20/01/2022 - Outcome and recommendations following consultation with 3rd sector organisations regarding a proposal to reduce their funding by 10% recurrently ref: 54913    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

Following assessment of the impacts on service users and the budget pressures requiring savings to be made, the Director of Adults and Health recommends the implementation of the 10% savings on the following service:

Age UK Leeds resulting in a new annual grant value of £38,159 and a full year saving of £4,240 (subject to six-months formal notice)

The Community Links (LCC component) – Young Dementia service and Touchstone Sikh Elders proposals are not recommended to progress, the resultant £24,375 gap in the directorates proposals will be met from general efficiencies from across the directorate.

The Director of Adults and Health authorised the serving of formal written six months’ notice period of changes to funding to the affected provider, Age UK Leeds as soon as this delegated decision is implementable.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lisa Hanson


20/01/2022 - Outcome and recommendations following consultation with 3rd sector organisations regarding a proposal to reduce their funding by 10% recurrently ref: 54912    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

Following assessment of the impacts on service users and the budget pressures requiring savings to be made, the Director of Adults and Health recommends the implementation of the 10% savings on the following service:

Advonet (non-statutory element) resulting in a variation to the contract value from £337,000 to £303,300 giving a full year saving of £33,700 (subject to six-months formal notice).

The Community Links (LCC component) – Young Dementia service and Touchstone Sikh Elders proposals are not recommended to progress, the resultant £24,375 gap in the directorates proposals will be met from general efficiencies from across the directorate.

The Director of Adults and Health authorised the serving of formal written six months’ notice period of changes to funding to the affected provider Advonet (non-statutory element) as soon as this delegated decision is implementable.


Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lisa Hanson


20/01/2022 - Modification of the Grant Agreement End Dates for the Supporting Wellbeing in Frailty (SWIFt) Service ref: 54910    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Public Health

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Adults and Health approved the modification of the grant agreement end dates for the delivery of the Supporting Wellbeing and Independence in Frailty (SWIFt) Service from 31st March 2022 (DN414454, DN446673 and DN484312) to 31st August 2022. There organisations are listed under point 5.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachel Brighton


20/01/2022 - Tender evaluation results and award of a contract for required repairs to gable walls to identified properties within the BITMO stock ref: 54911    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from: 20/01/2022

Decision:

The Director of Communities, Housing and Environment gave approval to award Bermar Building Company the contract to carry out remedial works to stabilise the gable walls in the properties identified. The value of the contract is £262,453.09

Wards affected: Middleton Park;

Lead officer: Alex Orange


20/01/2022 - Request to waive CPRs 8.1, 8.2, 9.1 & 9.2 and award new interim contracts in respect of community based mental health services ref: 54916    For Determination

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Adults and Health approved the waiver of CPRs 9.1 and 9.2 in order to enter into new contracts with Touchstone-Leeds and Community Links (Northern) Ltd and waived CPRs 8.1 & 8.2 in respect of Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) as follows:


Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) for the provision of services at Foundry Mill – issue a new 12 month contract from 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2023 at a cost of £34,508.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Eleanor Hastwell


28/01/2022 - Integrated Sexual Health Service Contract Variation ref: 54909    

Brief Description

Approval will be sought to vary the contract to include additional funding provided by the Department of Health and Social Care for the provision of Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Impact On Wards

Leeds-wide

Financial and procurement implications

This will result in an increase to the contract value of £531,630 over the remainder of the contract term.

Partnership working

LCC-only

 

Decision Maker: Director of Public Health

Decision published: 20/01/2022

Effective from: 05/02/2022

Decision:

The Director of Adults and Health approved a variation to the contract price for the Integrated Sexual Health Service, which is delivered by Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust, to include up to an additional £265,815  for the provision of PrEP for the period 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022.

The Director of Adults and Health approved the automatic transfer of any further PrEP allocations from the Department for Health and Social Care until the end of the contract term, 31st March 2023, as part of this variation.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Eleanor Clark


19/01/2022 - Street Lane Recreation Ground, Gildersome – New Floodlit Multi Use Games Area and link path. ref: 54908    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer for Parks and Countryside gave approval to award a contract to Blakedown Sport and Play Ltd, for the construction of a Floodlit Multi Use Games Area and link path at Street Lane Recreation Ground, Gildersome.

Wards affected: Morley North;

Lead officer: Paul Senior


19/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54906    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £237,061.24.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ruth Terry


19/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54905    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £216,392.86.
It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ruth Terry


19/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54904    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £216,392.86.
It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ruth Terry


19/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54903    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £182,760.71.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Julie Longworth


19/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54902    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £438,000.00.
It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ruth Terry


19/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54901    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £274,026.88.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ruth Terry


19/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54900    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £156,428.57.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ruth Terry


19/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54899    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £125,944.00.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ruth Terry


19/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54897    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £235040.00
It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ben Finley


19/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54896    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £228,540.00.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ben Finley


19/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54895    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £273275.60.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ruth Terry


19/01/2022 - Trial of motorcycle/PTW access to bus lanes on the A65 corridor ref: 54894    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer, Highways & Transportation
a) Noted the contents of the report.
b) Gave authority for the design and implementation of the trial, inclusive of the detailed design of suitable signage and drafting of an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order.
c) Considered and approved the monitoring and evaluation package for the trial.
d) Gave authority for the costs, of approximately £40,000, to be funded from the Local Transport Plan Capital Programme.
e) Gave authority to request the City Solicitor to advertise an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order(s) as required, and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Order(s) as advertised.


Wards affected: Kirkstall; Little London and Woodhouse;

Lead officer: David O'Donoghue


19/01/2022 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54893    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director, Children & Families agreed the recommendation of a report relating to the placement of a child/young person. The individual costs of the place are £317,252.00.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live in a safe environment.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ruth Terry


19/01/2022 - Approval of a new back-office staffing structure within LBS. ref: 54907    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from: 19/01/2022

Decision:

a) The Director of Resources approved the proposed changes to the LBS staffing structure to deliver savings and ensure the service can meet demand and operate more efficiently.

b) The LBS Service Review and associated budget implications have already been considered and approved via Executive Board as part of the Financial Challenges papers that put forward a number of service reviews for consideration and agreement in December 2020 (D52594). This report is now setting out the final structure proposal to deliver the already agreed service review and budget following consultation with the Trade Unions and is seeking approval to sign off and start implementing the new structure. In light of the above this decision is deemed a significant operational decision.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Craig Simpson


27/01/2022 - Department for Education Holiday Activity and Food funding for 2022 ref: 54898    

For Leeds City Council to accept funding from the Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and Food fund to deliver healthy activities in school holidays in 2022.

 

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 19/01/2022

Effective from: 04/02/2022

Decision:

The Director of Communities and the Environment gave approval to:

 

a)  Accept the £3,491,510 Holiday Activities and Food funding from the Department for Education for 2022.

b)  Accept all future funding from the Department for Education for the Holiday Activity and Food programme. 

c)  Agree to the mixed model delivery approach whereby Leeds Community Foundation commission third sector provision across the district, and the Council deliver through schools and council provision. This approach will be used every year subject to funding outlines and the fulfilment of legal agreements

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Hemsworth


18/01/2022 - Design & Cost Report for S278 Highway Works Associated with planning permission (ref: 21/06099/FU) for the construction of sixteen rain gardens and associated pipework ref: 54891    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 18/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation):
a) Noted the detail of the highway works described in outline in paragraph 3 of this report and shown on plan ROU06-MMB-WTN-NCS-DR-T-1101-C04 attached at Appendix 3; and
b) Gave authority to negotiate the terms of and enter into an agreement with the developer under the provisions of Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980; whereby the works associated with the development are carried out by the developer and overseen by the Council.

Wards affected: Roundhay;

Lead officer: Gema Garcia


18/01/2022 - Design & Cost Report for S278 works associates with planning permission ref.: 19/05296/FU for the construction of 104 dwellings and associated highway improvements at Pit Lane, Micklefield ref: 54890    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 18/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation):
a) Noted the detail of the highway works described in outline in paragraph 3 of this report and shown on plan 45051_001 Rev E – S278 General Arrangement attached at Appendix 3;
b) Gave authority to negotiate the terms of and enter into an agreement with the developer under the provisions of Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980; whereby the works associated with the development are carried out by the developer and overseen by the Council.
c) Approved the adoption of new highway construction on land shaded pink on drawing number 45051_005 Rev A so that it can be added to the Council’s maintenance regime.
d) Authorised the City Solicitor to advertise a Draft Traffic Regulation Order to extend the no waiting at any time restrictions from Station Hill into Great North Street as shown on plan 45051_001 Rev E – S278 General Arrangement; and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Orders as advertised; and
e) Gave authority to advertise a notice under the provisions of Section 90c of the Highways Act 1980 in order to inform the public of the new raised speed table on Great North Road and if no valid objections are received, to continue with the works as advertised.

Wards affected: Kippax and Methley;

Lead officer: Gema Garcia


18/01/2022 - Section 278 Highway Works - Bodington Avenue, Adel, Leeds ref: 54889    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 18/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation) has:
a) Noted the detail of the highway works as set out in paragraphs 1-7 in the Design and Cost report and as shown on the plan included at Appendix 3;
b) Given authority to negotiate the terms of and enter into an agreement with the developer under the provisions of Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980; whereby the works associated with the development are carried out by Leeds City Council at the cost of the developer;
c) Given authority to request the City Solicitor to advertise a draft Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to provide ‘No Waiting At Any Time’ restrictions in the vicinity of the proposed access as shown on the plan included at Appendix 3; and if no valid objections are received, to make seal and implement the Orders as advertised; and
d) Given authority to incur capital expenditure of £550,000, consisting of £453,333.00 works costs and £ 96,667.00 staff costs, all to be fully rechargeable to the developer through the Section 278 agreement. These are subject to contractor estimated costs.

Wards affected: Adel and Wharfedale;

Lead officer: Amhad Huneidi


18/01/2022 - Streets for People: The Recreations, Holbeck – Traffic Regulation Orders and Funding Approval ref: 54888    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 18/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation):
Noted the contents of this report and the approval granted by Executive Board on 17th November 2021 for the project and the expenditure of £900,000;
Instructed the City Solicitor to advertise Traffic Regulation Orders associated with the project, and subject to no objections being received to make and seal the Orders as advertised;
Instructed the City Solicitor to advertise notices under the provision of Section 90c of the Highways Act 1980 to provide vertical traffic calming on the scheduled roads, and to note that any objections will be reported to the Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation) for consideration;
Gave authority to display notices on site under the provisions of Section 23 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 in order to inform the public of the proposed Zebra pedestrian crossing; and
Approved the injection of £900,000 into the Traffic Engineering Capital Programme to enable the project to be delivered on site.

Wards affected: Beeston and Holbeck;

Lead officer: Christopher Way


18/01/2022 - Full Time Pedestrianisation of Merrion Street East ref: 54887    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 18/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation) agreed to:
a) Support the proposal to prohibit motor traffic on Merrion Street 24 hours per day, seven days per week, and to revoke the existing one way order:and
b) Request the City Solicitor to advertise the draft Traffic Regulation Order and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Order as advertised.

Wards affected: Little London and Woodhouse;

Lead officer: Mark Durham


18/01/2022 - Appointment to Outside Bodies – Lord Mayor of Leeds Fund ref: 54886    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: City Solicitor

Decision published: 18/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

In accordance with Outside Body Procedure Rule 4.5(ii) the Head of Democratic Services approved the following appointments:

• Lord Mayor of Leeds Appeal Fund – Councillor J Dowson to replace Councillor J McKenna

• Councillor J McKenna to act as an alternate member if required.

The appointment will be reported to the next meeting of the Member Management Committee.

Lead officer: Helen Gray


18/01/2022 - Tender Award – ITS201169 Microsoft Access Database Replacement ref: 54892    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 18/01/2022

Effective from: 18/01/2022

Decision:

The Director of Resources gave approval for the contract award to foursuppliers to work in partnership with the Council’s Integrated Digital Services(IDS) team on delivery of the replacement of Microsoft Access databases. Thefollowing foursuppliers were successful intheir tenderbids:

 

Incremental Group Limited

Mastek (UK) Ltd

ObjectivityLimited

VisiothoughtsLtd

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: kelsey Campbell


17/01/2022 - World Triathlon Championship Series 2022 – Business Rates Pool Funding Financial Years 2020/21 ref: 54883    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 17/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer, Culture & Economy has approved £100k from the Business Rate Pool (BRP) allocation to Leeds City Council Financial Year 2020/21 towards the hosting of the 2022 World Triathlon Championship Series event.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Sims


17/01/2022 - Design & Cost Report for S278 Highway Works Associated With Planning Permission (ref. 19/01010/FU) Granted For The Construction Of Two Residential Buildings ref: 54794    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 17/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation):
a) noted the detail of the highway works described in outline in paragraph 3 of this report and shown on plan C102-CUR-00-ZZ-DR-C-95001-P10 attached at Appendix 3;
b) gave authority to negotiate the terms of and enter into an agreement with the developer under the provisions of Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980; whereby the works associated with the development are carried out by the developer and overseen by the Council;
c) approved the adoption of new highway construction on land shaded red on drawing number C102-CUR-00-ZZ-DR-C-95003-P01_S278 so that it can be added to the Council’s maintenance regime;
d) authorised the City Solicitor to advertise a Draft Traffic Regulation Order to amend the waiting restrictions on Railway Street and Saxton Lane to cover a new loading bay on Railway Street, new layby for time limited waiting & a Car Club bay on Saxton Lane, and NWAAT restrictions to the east of the layby on Saxton Lane as indicated on plan C102-CUR-00-ZZ-DR-C-95001-P10 attached at Appendix 3 of this report. If no valid objections are received, authority is required to make, seal and implement the Order as advertised;
e) gave authority to incur expenditure of £10,000 TRO costs and £5,000 staff checking and inspection fees to be fully funded by a developer through the Section 278 Agreement.

Wards affected: Burmantofts and Richmond Hill;

Lead officer: Daniel Riley


17/01/2022 - Approval of the budget for implementation of minor access measures on the public highway. ref: 54793    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 17/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation):
a) noted the contents of this report;
b) gave approval to proposals to enable the installation of minor access/ pedestrian measures and implementation of the proposals; and
c) gave authority to incur capital expenditure of £120,000 in the financial year 2021-22, funded from the LTP Transport Policy Capital Programme: and
d) approved the conversion of approximately 42m of verge alongside the western side of Hesketh Lane (from 22 Hesketh Lane onwards) to footway.


Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kasia Speakman


17/01/2022 - Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy (ARAP) ref: 54795    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 17/01/2022

Effective from: 17/01/2022

Decision:

The Director of Communities, Housing and Environment agreed to increase Leeds City Council’s pledge to rehouse Afghan Refugees through the ARAP scheme from 60 to 142 people (28 properties in total).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lelir Yeung


25/01/2022 - Recommissioning of a resource centre for people who are sleeping rough or vulnerably housed ref: 54885    

Approval will be sought for authority to procure a replacement contract for a resource centre for people who are sleeping rough or vulnerably housed, to take effect from April 2022.

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 17/01/2022

Effective from: 02/02/2022

Decision:

The Director of Communities, Housing and Environment :

 

a)  Granted authority to procure the ‘Resource Centre Service’ utilising the Negotiated Procedure without Prior Publication of a Notice under Regulation 32 (2) (b) (ii) of the Public  Contracts Regulations 2015, as these services can only be provided by St Anne’s Community Services owing to the absence of competition for technical reasons.  The award of the contract will be  subject to the satisfactory completion of procurement and governance processes.

 

b)  Approved a contract period of 3 years commencing 1st April 2022 (with an option to extend for a period of up to 24 months in any combination), with a maximum budget of £210,000 per annum (£1,050,000 for the overall contract period should the full extension period be taken up).  The utilisation of the extension period will be subject to a separate decision at the appropriate time and will be as a direct consequence of this decision.

 

c)  Noted that a report will be submitted for approval at the end of the procurement process to approve the contract award, which will be a direct consequence of this key decision and will therefore be a significant operational decision and not be subject to call in.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Eleanor Clark


25/01/2022 - Voids work in Domestic Properties ref: 54884    

Housing Leeds Property Management are looking to appoint contractors to undertake voids work in domestic properties in Leeds for a period of 6 months in order to support recovery to pre-pandemic citywide void levels. It is anticipated there will be on average 10 properties a week and the value of each piece of work will range between £1,000 & £10,000 per property

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 17/01/2022

Effective from: 02/02/2022

Decision:

The Director of Communities, Housing & Environment, in line with Contract Procedure Rule 3.1.7 approved a competitive procurement strategy to procure up to 4 contractors to undertake the backlog voids work in domestic properties for a period of 6 months with the option to extend for a further 6 months.  The estimated value of this work is £1.5m for the initial 6-month period

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adam Crampton


14/01/2022 - DN363660 - Extension of Asbestos Survey Contract ref: 54792    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 14/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer, Housing gave approval to extend the current contact for Asbestos Surveys with McHale Contracts and Plant Environment LLP & Environtec by 12 months to finish on 31st March 2023. The total estimated expenditure will be approximately £500,000

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Louise Batterby


24/01/2022 - Authority to Procure Additional Contractors to Support Voids Work ref: 54789    

The Director of Resources gave authority to procure up to 7 additional contractors using any of Constructionline, the Efficiency North Framework and Fusion21 Empty Property Framework to support voids work in the South and East of the City in compliance with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules on a 1 year contract with option to extend by 1 year with an annual estimated value of £1.5m.

 

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 14/01/2022

Effective from: 01/02/2022

Decision:

The Director of Resources gave authority to procure up to 7 additional contractors using any of Constructionline, the Efficiency North Framework and Fusion21 Empty Property Framework to support voids work in the South and East of the City in compliance with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules on a 1 year contract with option to extend by 1 year with an annual estimated value of £1.5m.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mohammed Afzal


24/01/2022 - Approval to Tender the Yorkshire Highway Alliance Supply of Winter Road Surface Treatments and Sundries 2022 ref: 54791    

The Decision Maker will be asked to give approval to tender the Yorkshire Highway Alliance Supply of Winter Road Surface Treatments and Sundries 2022.

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 14/01/2022

Effective from: 01/02/2022

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation) has approved the request to

tender the YHA Contract from 2022 – 2024 for a two-year contract period and

to extend annually for a further two years subject to satisfactory performance.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: James Hirst


13/01/2022 - Harehills Road Greening Project ref: 54788    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 13/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

Review and approve the recommendations set out within the Design & Cost Report, to permit the consultation of, detailed design and subsequent introduction of green infrastructure and improved street furniture along Harehills Road, as part of the Local Centres Programme (Regeneration).

Wards affected: Gipton and Harehills;

Lead officer: Jonathan Waters


13/01/2022 - Tender evaluation and contract award of the Sexual Health Improvement Service for most at risk populations for HIV (YORtender reference: DN547537) ref: 54787    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Public Health

Decision published: 13/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Public Health has awarded a contract to Yorkshire Mesmac with effect from 1st April 2022 until 31st March 2027, with an option to extend for up to a further 36 months. The value of this decision is £1,325,927.40 for the initial 5-year contract period (total value of £2,121,418.32 if the extension is fully utilised).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Eleanor Clark


12/01/2022 - Award of cooperation agreements for Early Permanence Practice in Adoption projects ref: 54786    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Children and Families approved the award of cooperation agreements to a number of local authorities as hosts of Regional Adoption Agencies to fund early permanence practice in adoption projects in support of the National Adoption Strategy. The agreements shall start on 01/01/22 and expire on 30/06/22. The maximum total funding value is £400,000 but the value of individual agreements vary. The highest individual value will be circa £50,000 to £60,000.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Catherine Henderson


11/01/2022 - Brotherton House, Westgate, Leeds, LS1 2RS ref: 54785    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 11/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer Asset Management and Regeneration has given approval to the granting of access rights for landscaping and maintenance works as well as a licence for works to temporarily erect scaffolding over and on the subject sites.

Wards affected: Little London and Woodhouse;

Lead officer: Kelly Bligh


11/01/2022 - Land at Peckfield Industrial Estate, Phoenix Avenue, Roman Road, Micklefield LS25 ref: 54784    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 11/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer Asset Management and Regeneration has approved the terms for the disposal of the subject site on the terms detailed in the confidential appendix to this report and approved the repayment of the receipt generated to Homes England in further part repayment of Derelict Grant Award no.YH/N4720/152/1.

Wards affected: Kippax and Methley;

Lead officer: Martin Blackett


11/01/2022 - The supply of bulk gas and bottled gas cylinders ref: 54782    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 11/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer Parks and Countryside has approved the following;

a) To award a contract for 4 years from 1st February 2022 to Flogas Britain Limited for the supply of bulk gas for a value of up to £15,000 per annum.

b) To award a contract for 4 years from 1st February 2022 to Calor Gas Limited for the supply of gas cylinders for a value of up to £2,000 per annum.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Hern


11/01/2022 - Request to waive Contracts Procedure Rules 8.1 and 8.2 ‘Competition for Intermediate Value Procurements’ to enable the Council to make a direct award to Squire Patton Boggs for legal advice relating to Temple Works ref: 54781    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 11/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The supporting report sets this out in detail. In summary, the decision taken is to:

a) Approve a waiver of CPRs 8.1 and 8.2 using the authority set out in CPR 1.3 in order for a contract to be directly awarded to Squire Patton Boggs Ltd for a period of four years.
b) Approve the appointment for legal services on an hourly fee quotation, with a £100,000 cap for costs not indemnified and/or funded by third parties.

Wards affected: Hunslet and Riverside;

Lead officer: Lora Hughes


11/01/2022 - Housing Advisory Panel recommendations, 1 July 2021 to 30 September 2021(Q2) ref: 54780    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 11/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Housing Officer gave approval for 45 projects to a value of £99,286.86 supported by the 11 Housing Advisory Panels (HAPs) between the 1 July 2021 and 30 September 2021, for a range of environmental and community related projects.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Montgomery


11/01/2022 - Permission to utilise LCC framework: Yorkshire & Humber Discovery & Framework Services Framework (Yortender ref: ITS201396) as part of the Data Acceleration Fund ref: 54778    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 11/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director provided permission to utilise the existing LCC framework: Yorkshire & Humber Discovery & Framework Services Framework (Yortender ref: ITS201396) to establish a contract with a provider on the framework.
The contract will be commence as soon as possible following evaluation of the mini-competition: this will be in December 2021- January 2022. The contract will expire on 31st March 2023.
The contract will be established where we pay an agreed daily rate and pay only for the days used (called off): in line with the price element of the successful bidder. The total value for year 1 (2021/22) is £50k and the total value for year 2 (2022/23) is £100k. Therefore the total contract value is £150k.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Helen Stevens


11/01/2022 - Housing Advisory Panel recommendations, 1 October 2021 to 31 December 2021 (Q3) ref: 54779    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 11/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

The Chief Officer, Housing gave approval of 39 projects to a value of £76,015.45 supported by the 11 Housing Advisory Panels (HAPs) between the 1 October 2021 and 31 December 2021, for a range of environmental and community related projects.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Montgomery


10/01/2022 - Permission to extend the Cluster Cooperation Agreements ref: 54777    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 10/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Children & Families Social Work Service provided permission to extend the cluster cooperation agreement with clusters. The extension will commence on 1st April 2022 and will expire on 31st March 2023
The funding for clusters (issued as part of the cooperation agreement) will continue to be funded utilising the funding formula that was approved as part of the key decision (D52724) referenced above. The total LCC cluster funding pot to be applied to the formula is £780,830.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Helen Stevens


07/01/2022 - Approval of Care Plan over £100k ref: 54776    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Access & Care Delivery approved the contents of a report regarding a care plan in respect of a person with complex care needs, the individual cost of which is £101,355.28 per annum.
It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable citizen of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live independently in a safe environment.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Shona McFarlane


07/01/2022 - Approval of Care Plan over £100k ref: 54775    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Access & Care Delivery approved the contents of a report regarding a care plan in respect of a person with complex care needs, the individual cost of which is £174,440.76 per annum.
It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable citizen of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live independently in a safe environment.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Shona McFarlane


07/01/2022 - Approval of Care Plan over £100k ref: 54774    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Access & Care Delivery approved the contents of a report regarding a care plan in respect of a person with complex care needs, the individual cost of which is £112,658.04 per annum.
It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable citizen of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live independently in a safe environment.


Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Shona McFarlane


07/01/2022 - Approval of Care Plan over £100k ref: 54773    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Deputy Director, Access & Care Delivery approved the contents of a report regarding a care plan in respect of a person with complex care needs, the individual cost of which is £115,782.95 per annum.
It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the report is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable citizen of the City and the actions being taken to enable that person to live independently in a safe environment.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Shona McFarlane


07/01/2022 - Approval to award a contract for signage installation services ref: 54772    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Resources approved a decision to award a contract for the installation of signage services to the preferred bidder, Vision Leeds, for a period of two years (plus an optional 12 months extension) commencing January 2022 on a schedule of rates basis (approximately £50k per year).

Please refer to the ‘Approval to award a contract for signage installation services to the preferred bidder report’

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claudine Dawson


07/01/2022 - Contract award for the Street Outreach Service for people who are rough sleeping ref: 54771    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Communities, Environment and Housing gave approval to award a contract to Change, Grow, Live Services Limited with effect from 1st April 2022 until 31st March 2027, with an option to extend for up to a further 36 months.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Eleanor Clark


06/01/2022 - Response to winter pressures - new temporary service at Elmet House (Colton Lodges) ref: 54770    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 06/01/2022

Effective from:

Decision:


The Director of Adults and Health has:

a) Reviewed the proposal and considered the benefits that will be achieved in respect of the temporary step-down service.

b) Entered into a lease agreement with HC-One to use an initial 15 beds at the care home unit at Elmet House (Colton Lodges Nursing Home) at a rent of £275 per bed per week, with the option for the Council to increase the bed numbers to a maximum of 30 for a period from the 10th January 2022 to the 3rd April 2022 with an option to extend the lease for any period up to 12 months.

c) Agreed the total spend which will cover rental, hotel service, staffing resource and other small provisions which will be funded by the CCG through the winter pressure fund.


Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Debbie Ramskill


13/01/2022 - Extension of contract for a three year period with Leeds Women's Aid for the Leeds Domestic Violence Service (LDVS) (DN194503) ref: 54768    

The contract with Leeds Women’s Aid, lead organisation working in partnership with Behind Closed Doors and Women’s Health Matters to deliver the Leeds Domestic Violence Service is due to expire on 31st March 2022. The decision concerns an extension of the contract, which contains provision for extending for up to 36 months

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 05/01/2022

Effective from: 21/01/2022

Decision:

The Director of Communities, Housing & Environment has approved an extension of three years to the existing contract with Leeds Women’s Aid for the Leeds Domestic Violence Service, with effect from 1st April 2022 and to the value of £885,898 per annum; a total of £2,657,694 over the three year extension period.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alison Ferguson


13/01/2022 - Approval to Procure a New Business Taxi Contract ref: 54769    

The Council’s current contract for the supply business taxis is due to expire on 30 June 2022. To ensure the Council has suitable arrangements in place for staff required to make business related journeys by taxi, a new procurement exercise needs to be undertaken to tender for a new supplier

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 05/01/2022

Effective from: 21/01/2022

Decision:

The Director of Resources has approved the decision to procure a new business taxi contract through a joint procurement with the Leeds Teaching Hospital Trusts.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tony Newbould


11/01/2022 - Authority to spend and procure a contractor for housing high rise improvement works - Lovell Parks and Moor Grange Court ref: 54763    Recommendations Approved

Repair and improvement works are planned to four high rise buildings, including  improve energy efficiency measures. 

The buildings are Lovell Park Grange, Heights, Towers, and Moor Grange Court The works will include external concrete repairs, external wall insulation, new roofing, decoration to the ground floor entrance and lift lobby area, and any ventilation improvements as needed. 

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 24/12/2021

Effective from: 19/01/2022

Decision:

The Director of Communities, Housing and Environment:

a)  Approved this scheme and authority to spend of £13.6m from the Housing capital programme in 2022/23 to undertake repair and improvement works to four housing high rise buildings - Lovell Park Grange, Heights, and Towers, and Moor Grange Court; and

b)  Approved the procurement of an external contractor for the works through an OJEU compliant external framework.

Wards affected: Kirkstall; Little London and Woodhouse;

Lead officer: Paul Rounding


06/01/2022 - Seeking approval to procure a contract for sub-contractors to deliver housing painting and decorating works to occupied and unoccupied properties. ref: 54558    

Approval needed to undertake an external procurement to provide contractor resources to support the delivery of Housing Painting and Decorating works to occupied and unoccupied properties. The contract will be for an initial 4 years with the option to extend for a further 4 x 12 months periods. We will be looking to award the contract to up to 2 contractors

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 21/12/2021

Effective from: 14/01/2022

Decision:

a)  The Director of Resources approved the use of the below threshold restricted procurement process via Constructionline as the procurement route to establish contracts with up to 2 external contractors for the delivery of painting and decorating to occupied and unoccupied housing properties.

 

b)  The Director approved that the tender will be evaluated using the quality/price separated approach and that the contract will run for 4 years with the options to extend for 4 x 12 months, with a potential total contract value of £2,400,000.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Craig Simpson