Decisions

Details of officer decisions relating to planning applications.

Decisions published

11/06/2021 - Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP): Stourton Park & Ride and associated Highway Improvements - Authority To Advertise (Draft) Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs), Speed Limit Orders (SLOs) and Off-Street Car Park Order (OSCPO) ref: 54164    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 11/06/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer, Highways and Transportation;
a) Approved the design and implementation of the proposed (Draft) Off-Street Car Park Order for the LPTIP Stourton Park & Ride facility, subject to the advertisement and sealing of the Order as set out in Recommendation B. Details are shown on drawing LPTIP1-MM-HAC-STR_XXX-DR-CH-0001 in Appendix A.
b) Requested the City Solicitor to advertise the (Draft) Off-Street Car Park Order and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Order as advertised.
c) Approved the design and implementation of the proposed (Draft) Traffic Regulation Orders for the LPTIP Stourton Park & Ride and associated Highway Improvements, subject to the advertisement and sealing of the Order as set out in Recommendation D. Details are shown on drawing LPTIP1-MM-HAC-STR_XXX-DR-CH-0002 in Appendix A.
d) Requested the City Solicitor to advertise the (Draft) Traffic Regulation Orders and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Orders as advertised.
e) Approved the design and implementation of the proposed (Draft) Speed Limit Orders, (Draft) 24hour Bus, Taxi and Cycle lane Movement Order and (Draft) Bus Only and One-Way Street Order for the LPTIP Stourton Park & Ride and associated Highway Improvements, subject to the advertisement and sealing of the Orders as set out in Recommendation F. Details are shown on drawing LPTIP1-MM-HAC-STR_XXX-DR-CH-0002 in Appendix A.
f) Requested the City Solicitor to advertise the (Draft) Speed Limit Orders, (Draft) 24hour Bus, Taxi and Cycle lane Movement Order and (Draft) Bus Only and One-Way Street Order and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Orders as advertised.
g) Approved with reference to the powers contained in Section 65 of the Highways Act 1980, the construction of a cycle track as part of the highway, for the use of cyclists only, as shown on drawing LPTIP1-MM-HAC-STR_XXX-DR-CH-0002 in Appendix A.
h) Acknowledged the amendments required to the highway boundary between Leeds City Council highway network and Highways England motorway network, which are being included in the Section 6 Agreement.

Wards affected: Hunslet and Riverside; Middleton Park;

Lead officer: Sean Hewitt


11/06/2021 - Transition of Services from the Communities & Environment Directorate to the Resources Directorate ref: 54163    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 11/06/2021

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Decision:

The Director of Resources & Housing approved the following requests:
a. To move the contact centre into BSC, focused on the operational management of the contact centre
b. To delete Dir60% post (Head of Contact Centre)
c. To create a new interim role Head of Transformation that will focus on the savings and transformation work programme.
d. To separate the business support team according to its functions rather than move as a whole team as set out in Appendix B
e. To delete Dir45% post (Development and Improvement Manager)
f. To move the Customer Relations team to Chief Executive’s Office
g. To move the Digital Access Team within DIS with the exception of those roles that are related to the social media team, which should move to become part of the contact centre
h. To move the Insite team within the Digital Access Team, reporting to the On Line Development Manager
i. To note the need to develop ways to strengthen the links between the Communication Team and the Digital Access Team on an on-going basis
j. To note the need to develop robust governance to enable prioritisation of the work of both the web team and the Customer Access Development team within DIS in line with the overall council’s requirements and to provide greater transparency
k. To note the need to agree a SLA between face to face and the resourcing and forecasting team, the P& R team as well as the training team to agree what services will continue to be provided and how.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Polly Cook


11/06/2021 - Refresh of a suite of technical landscape guidance documents and the creation of new technical guidance to reflect current standards ref: 54162    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Planning Officer

Decision published: 11/06/2021

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The Chief Planning Officer has agreed to the attached documents to be taken forward as the official guidance for Planning Officers, developers and the general public.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Seamus Corr


21/06/2021 - Capital Investment Programme - Housing Revenue Account ref: 54165    

Housing Leeds is seeking Authority to Spend on a Capital Investment Programme to cover the period commencing 1st April 2021, to enable investment in the council’s housing estate, both standard lifecycle replacement, and refurbishment and major improvement works.

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 11/06/2021

Effective from: 29/06/2021

Decision:

The Director of Communities, Housing and Environment:

a)  Authorised a total capital investment programme for 2021/22 to the value of £85m

b)  Noted that Authority to Spend to the value of £24.3m has already been approved for some projects within the 2021/22 programme.

c)  Approved expenditure for the remaining 2021/22 programme for £60.7m.

d)  Noted that schemes within the programme of a complex nature may be brought forward and authority to spend will be requested as and when they reach design freeze in the course of the 2021/22 financial year.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nahim Ruhi-Khan


10/06/2021 - Procurement of a Design and Build Contract to deliver new build Extra Care and general needs housing schemes at Cartmell Drive South, Temple Newsam and Middlecross, Armley – evaluation outcome and contract award ref: 54161    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 10/06/2021

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Decision:

The Director of City Development has granted approval to:
1) Issue an appointment letter and enter into an NEC4 Professional Services Contract to design and deliver extra care housing at Middlecross, Armley (scheme 2) to ENGIE Regeneration.
2) Commence 12 months of gas monitoring and site investigations at Cartmell Drive, Halton Moor (scheme 1).
3) Pay ENGIE Regeneration their tender fees in the amount of £25,000 (twenty five thousand pounds) as part of this contract award.

Wards affected: Armley; Temple Newsam;

Lead officer: Tanya Gilston


10/06/2021 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum. ref: 54160    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 10/06/2021

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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 £282,092.86.

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


10/06/2021 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54159    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 10/06/2021

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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 £182,000.00.

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


10/06/2021 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54158    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 10/06/2021

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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 £166,595.43.

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


10/06/2021 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54157    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 10/06/2021

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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 £156,167.86.

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


10/06/2021 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54156    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 10/06/2021

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 £182,000.00.

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


10/06/2021 - Approval of a care plan to the value between £100,000 and £500,000 per annum ref: 54155    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 10/06/2021

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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 £193,440.00.

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


09/06/2021 - To seek approval to vary the contract with Reed Wellbeing for One You Leeds to include investment for additional weight management provision using the Public Health England Adult Weight Management Services Grant ref: 54154    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Public Health

Decision published: 09/06/2021

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The Director of Public Health has approved, in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 72 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, a modification to the contract price of One You Leeds to include up to £300,000 to provide additional adult weight management activity from 1st June 2021 to 31st March 2022.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Eleanor Clark


08/06/2021 - Motorcycle Parking Security and Availability Improvement Scheme ref: 54153    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 08/06/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer, Highways & Transportation
a) noted the contents of this report;
b) approved the proposed design and installation of secure motorcycle parking as detailed in the report at the total cost of £39,000;
c) gave authority to incur expenditure of £39,000, to be funded by the LTP Transport Policy Capital Programme (100% Government grant funding)

Wards affected: Alwoodley; Calverley and Farsley; Garforth and Swillington; Horsforth; Little London and Woodhouse; Morley South; Otley and Yeadon; Pudsey; Wetherby;

Lead officer: Steven Lightfoot


08/06/2021 - Council Housing Growth Programme - purchase of residential properties by the Property Acquisitions Project- for use as council housing - Tranche 36 ref: 54152    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 08/06/2021

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Decision:

The Director of City Development:
1. Authorised the required expenditure to enable the programme to progress the property acquisitions detailed in Confidential Appendix A. These acquisitions to be funded from the Council Housing Growth Programme budget, via a combination of Housing Revenue Account (HRA) borrowing and Right to Buy receipts.
2. Noted that Executive Board granted Authority to Spend for the programme on 24th July 2019.
3. Noted that a report has been submitted in parallel to the Director of City Development to request approval to acquire the properties so that they can be returned to Council Housing Stock

Wards affected: Cross Gates and Whinmoor; Guiseley and Rawdon; Kirkstall; Weetwood;

Lead officer: Mark Denton


08/06/2021 - Pumping Station Maintenance - Extension of Contract 2021-23 ref: 54151    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 08/06/2021

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Decision:

a) The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation) approved the recommendation to extend the Pumping Station Maintenance Contract 2019 from 9th July 2021 for a two year period until the 8th July 2023 with Pumptec Ltd.
b) The approx extension value is £315,000.00.
c) Extending the contract is a direct consequence of the initial authority to procure and should be treated as a signification operational decision, as such it is not eligible for call in.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: James Hirst


08/06/2021 - Write Off of Former Tenants Rent Arrears April 2021 ref: 54150    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 08/06/2021

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Decision:

The Director of Communities, Housing and Environment approved the Write off irrecoverable Former Tenants Arrears in the sum of £99,874.85 represented by 110 accounts in relation to the citywide accounts.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jo-Anne Arnett


07/06/2021 - Record of Decisions – Child Performance Licences, Child Chaperone Licences and Children’s Work Permits ref: 54149    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 07/06/2021

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Decision:

• Issuing of child performance licences
• Issuing of Chaperone Licences
• Issuing of work permits for young people aged (13-16 years of age)

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Alison Foster


07/06/2021 - Laurence Calvert Temporary Site Tender Acceptance Report ref: 54148    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 07/06/2021

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Decision:

The Director of Children’s & Families agreed to:
a) Approve acceptance of the tender submitted via the Leeds Local Education Partnership in the sum of £5,880,978 inclusive of all professional design fees incurred by the appointed contractor, development costs and surveys incurred by the contractor

b) Approve entering into a contractual agreement with Leeds D&B One Ltd to deliver Laurence Calvert Free School on a temporary site for September 2021. This will take the form of a JCT 2016 head contract between the authority and Leeds D&B One Ltd for the sum of £5,880, 978 which is split into £4,111,856 capital spend and £1,769,122 revenue spend.

c) Note that the officer responsible for implementation is the Head of Service Learning Systems and the Head of Projects and Programmes, Asset Management & Regeneration and authorise them as a signatory of all other contract related documentation that is required to deliver the project.

Wards affected: Middleton Park;

Lead officer: Adele Robinson


04/06/2021 - COVID-19 Business Support. Re-opening Discretionary Grant Funds and Making Additional Payments ref: 54147    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 04/06/2021

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Decision:

The Director of City Development has approved the following in relation to the Covid-19 Discretionary Grant Funds (DGFs) Scheme One and Two funded through the Covid-19 Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) Allocation:

• That Scheme One, for those businesses with fixed property costs of more than £4000 per annum, be re-opened in June 2021 for a final two week application window.
• That Scheme Two, for those businesses with fixed property costs of less than £4000 per annum, be re-opened in June 2021 for a further two week application window.
• That businesses that have already received a grant through Scheme Two be awarded a top-up grant of £250 for businesses with no employees and £500 for businesses with one or more employees. In exceptional circumstances where significant ongoing fixed business costs (excluding wages/salaries) are being incurred and where a wider impact on the Leeds economy can be demonstrated a higher top up award of up to 50% of annual fixed business costs to a maximum of £2,500 will be considered.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Phil Cole


04/06/2021 - Approval to waive Contract Procedure Rules (CPR’s) 9.1 & 9.2 award a contract to Connect Childcare Group Limited for the provision of a Children’s Centre Nursery Business Management Software Solution. ref: 54146    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 04/06/2021

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Decision:

The Council identified a number of suppliers who can provide Children’s Centre Nursery Business Management Software as an “off the shelf” solution, and invited four suppliers to demonstrate their proposed solution. Three suppliers accepted the invitation.
Each supplier demonstrated their solution to members of the Children’s & Families Service and also submitted written responses in relation to the Council’s functional and technical requirements.
After completing a thorough review of each of the solutions, it was determined that the proposed Children’s Centre Nursery Business Management Software Solution from Connect Childcare Group Limited most closely met the Council’s requirements and offered best value for money.
The award of a contract to Connect Childcare Group Limited for the provision of a Children’s Centre Nursery Business Management Software Solution, for a period of three (3) years, from 10/06/2021 to 09/06/2024 is essential to support the Little Owls Nursery business in the delivery of high quality childcare services across the city.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Amanda Ashe


03/06/2021 - Request to Award a Contract Direct to Solar for Schools Limited under Contract Procedure Rule 9.5 ref: 54145    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 03/06/2021

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Decision:

The Director of Resources approved the award of a contract directly to Solar for Schools Limited under contract procedure rule 9.5 on the grounds that they are genuinely the only organisation able to meet the Council’s specific requirements of delivering the programme of design, supply, installation, ongoing maintenance, support and monitoring, allow the lifting of panels to gain access for remedial works to the roof and contribute to a mutual benefit scheme which rewards schools for overgeneration of energy. The maximum value of this contract will be £710,547.01.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: James Hulme


03/06/2021 - Council Housing Growth Programme - purchase of residential properties by the Property Acquisitions Project- for use as council housing. ref: 54143    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 03/06/2021

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Decision:

The Director of City Development:
1. Authorised the required expenditure to enable the programme to progress the property acquisitions detailed in Confidential Appendix A. These acquisitions to be funded from the Council Housing Growth Programme budget, via a combination of Housing Revenue Account (HRA) borrowing and Right to Buy receipts.
2. Noted that Executive Board granted Authority to Spend for the programme on 24th July 2019.
3. Noted that a report is being submitted in parallel to the Director of City Development to request approval to acquire the properties for Communities, Housing & Environment so that they can be returned to Council Housing Stock.

Wards affected: Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Cross Gates and Whinmoor; Gipton and Harehills;

Lead officer: Mark Denton


11/06/2021 - Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Phase 2 ref: 54142    

To accept a grant offer from the government’s Green Homes Grant and enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tees Valley Combined Authority, who are administering the fund on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).  This MoU commits the council to improve some of the least energy efficient properties across all tenures, with a total expenditure of over £500k, which must be delivered between April and December 2021.

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 03/06/2021

Effective from: 11/06/2021

Decision:

The Director of Resources:

a)  Approved Leeds City Council entering into a grant agreement with Tees Valley Combined Authority to draw down and spend the £5,346,100 Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery funding on energy efficiency improvements to housing in the Leeds area.

b)  Authorised total expenditure of £7,875,350 split between:

a.  Energy efficiency improvements to 414 private sector homes (£2,741,250) within our Energy Efficiency Programme in the general fund

b.  Energy efficiency improvements to homes to 300 homes in the social rented sector (£3,758,500)

c.  Energy efficiency improvements to 66 homes in the private rented sector (£600,750)

d.  Administrative and staffing marketing costs within the Sustainable Energy and Air Quality Team budget (£742,600).

e.  Future bid development measures (£32,250)

c)  Approved placing an order with Engie through the existing Better Homes Yorkshire framework for the private sector works and for Housing Leeds to carry out a procurement exercise to appoint contractors for works to LCC homes.

d)  Waived the call-in period for this decision.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Tom Cowen


11/06/2021 - Combined Digital & Information Services (DIS) capital scheme for essential hardware refresh and application modernisation ref: 54144    

To approve total capital expenditure of £10,642k broken down as follows:

  £5,142k for refresh / replacement of ICT equipment and software. 

  £5,500k for keeping the council’s application estate up to date and compliant, replacing a number of non-compliant and end of life systems and implementing solutions that support service transition to more digital ways of working.

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 03/06/2021

Effective from: 19/06/2021

Decision:

The Director of Resources gave authority to incur expenditure of £9,210K on the 2021/22 essential hardware and application upgrades outlined in the Delegated Decision Report (£4210K Infrastructure, £5000K Applications and Digital Efficiencies). This includes the specialist resources (internal and external) to commission and implement these services.

The Director of Resources noted that additional sums of £500k carried forward from 2020/21 allocated capital funds will also be utilised to support the planned programme of works.

The Chief Digital Information Officer will be accountable for delivery of the programme of changes and the allocated capital budgets.

Lead officer: Bev Fisher


02/06/2021 - Swarcliffe Gas Mains Extension Scheme Amendment ref: 54141    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 02/06/2021

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Decision:

That the Director of Resources approved the reduction in the number of private sector installs through the scheme from 400 to 305.

Wards affected: Cross Gates and Whinmoor;

Lead officer: Robert Curtis


02/06/2021 - Approval of Care Plan over £100k ref: 54140    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 02/06/2021

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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 £148,499.94 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


01/06/2021 - Micklefield Lane, Springfield Road and Bradford Road – Guiseley and Rawdon TRO – Objection Report ref: 54138    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 01/06/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation);
i) Noted the contents of the report;
ii) Considered and over-ruled the objections raised to Leeds City Council (Traffic Regulation) (Waiting Restrictions) (No.25) 2014, Amendment Order No.2 2020;
iii) Requested the City Solicitor to make, seal and implement Leeds City Council (Traffic Regulation) (Waiting Restrictions) (No.25) 2014, Amendment Order No.2 2020; and
iv) Requested the City Solicitor to write to the objector informing them of the decision taken by the Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation).

Wards affected: Guiseley and Rawdon;

Lead officer: Joseph Selman


01/06/2021 - Design & Cost Report for S278 Highway Works Associated with housing development at Land to Rear of Station Inn, 27 Henshaw Lane, Yeadon, Leeds. ref: 54137    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 01/06/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation):
a) noted the detail of the highway works as outlined in section 3 of this report and shown on plan ref: SCP/200517/D01 Rev. B attached at Appendix 3 of this report;

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) authorised the City Solicitor to advertise an Amendment Order and/or a draft Traffic Regulation Order (as may be required) to change the existing TRO to provide double-yellow lines along Henshaw Lane as shown on plan ref: SCP/200517/D01 Rev. B at Appendix 3 of this report; and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Order(s) as advertised; and

d) 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 a Section 278 Agreement.

Wards affected: Guiseley and Rawdon;

Lead officer: Amhad Huneidi


01/06/2021 - Design & Cost Report for S278 Highway Works Associated with housing development at Prospect House, Fawcett Lane, Wortley, Leeds. ref: 54136    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 01/06/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation):
a) noted the detail of the highway works as outlined in section 3 of this report and shown on plan ref: B2334-JNP-90-ZZ-DR-C-2002 P03 attached at Appendix 3 of this report;
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 at the cost of the developer;
c) approved the adoption of new highway construction on land highlighted on the Adoption Extent Plan (ref: B2334-JNP-90-ZZ-DR-C-2004 P01) attached at Appendix 4, so that it can be added to the Council’s maintenance regime.
d) 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 speed cushions on Fawcett Lane pursuant to Section 90A of the Act, and if no valid objections are received, for the works to continue as advertised; and
e) gave authority to incur expenditure associated with the advertising of Section 90C notices estimated at £2000, expenditure associated with the construction, checking and supervision of the traffic calming highway works estimated at £5000, and any related staff and administrative costs, all to be fully funded by the developer through the Section 278 Agreement.

Wards affected: Farnley and Wortley;

Lead officer: Amhad Huneidi


01/06/2021 - Write off of Former Tenant’s Arrears ref: 54135    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 01/06/2021

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Decision:

The Director of Communities, Housing and Environment approved the Write off irrecoverable Former Tenants Arrears in the sum of £99,997.62 represented by 73 accounts in relation to the citywide accounts.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Jo-Anne Arnett


09/06/2021 - To accept funding to continue the Connecting Opportunities project to support migrants in Leeds City Region 2021-2023 ref: 54139    

To accept funding to continue the Connecting Opportunities project to support migrants in Leeds City Region Grant funding would be received and re-distributed by the Council to delivery partners to deliver support services for migrants

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 17/06/2021

Decision:

The Director of Communities, Housing and Environment approved the requests to:

 

Accept a grant agreement for £2,400,266 for the maximum extended period from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2023 from The National Lottery Community Fund to continue to manage the Connecting Opportunities programme of support for migrants across Leeds City Region.

 

Approve variation and extension to the existing partnership agreements with delivery partner organisations outlined in the report, with revised targets and funds totalling up to £2,000,000 for continued local delivery of the Connecting Opportunities programme

 

Enter into partnership agreements with other organisations that the Head of Migration Yorkshire believes are required to deliver the Connecting Opportunities programme.

 

Enter into such other documents that the Head of Migration Yorkshire believes are needed to enable Leeds City Council to deliver the Connecting Opportunities programme.

Lead officer: David Brown


04/06/2021 - To award a contract under the Council's Office Furniture Framework Agreement and to vary the specification ref: 54117    

To award a contract to Flexiform Business Furniture Limited (Flexiform) under the Council’s existing Supply And Delivery Of Office Furniture And Related Design And Installation Services Framework Agreement. Flexiform are the sole provider under the Framework. The specification will also be varied at the point of call-off, as there is a need for additional items in order to fulfil the Council’s commitment to providing accessible furniture for all staff.

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 26/05/2021

Effective from: 12/06/2021

Decision:

The Director of Resources approved the award of a call-off contract to Flexiform Business Furniture Limited (Flexiform) under the council’s framework agreement for the supply and delivery of office furniture and related design and installation services and to vary the specification to include additional items of furniture. The value of the new call-off contract is anticipated to be in the region of £1m (including the extension period). The contract will commence on 14th June 2021 and expire on 13th June 2022. There will be one 6 month extension option.

The Head of Facilities Management will be responsible for implementing the decision as soon as call-in has expired.

Lead officer: Jane Harwood


01/06/2021 - Receipt of funding for Adult Education Budget (AEB) contract 2021/2 and authority to undertake a mini competition ref: 54104    

To authorise the award of Leeds Adult Learning call-off contracts with a total value of £1.6m for the delivery of provision in the 2021/22 academic year.

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 21/05/2021

Effective from: 09/06/2021

Decision:

The Chief Officer Culture & Economy took the decision to:

a) Accept the Leeds AEB funding and associated terms and conditions for the academic year 2021/22 from WYCA to support learners in the devolved area;

b) Accept the Leeds AEB funding and associated terms and conditions for the academic year 2021/22 from ESFA to support learners accessing provision from outside the region;

c) Authorise a mini competition through the Employment & Skills Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) to subcontract delivery partners.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Martyn Long