Forthcoming Key Decisions

This page lists the key decisions due to be taken within Leeds City Council over the next few months. Details of each key decision will be published below at least 28 clear days before the decision is due to be taken

What is a 'Key Decision'?

A key decision is an executive decision which is likely to:

  • result in the Authority incurring expenditure or making savings over £500,000, or
  • have a significant effect on communites living or working in an area comprising one or more wards.
  • Article 13 of the Council's Constitution provides more details about which decisions will be treated as key decisions.

    How to get more information about a particular key decision

    The agenda papers for Executive Board meetings, and the documents being considered by officers taking key decisions, are available five working days before the decision will be made through the Council's website.

    The contact details of a lead officer are provided for each key decision listed below. Please contact the lead officer directly if you wish to obtain copies or extracts of any other listed documents, or if you wish to receive details of further documents as they become available. Sometimes the papers you request may contain exempt of confidential information. If this is the case, the lead officer will explain why it will not be possible to make copies available.



    Forthcoming Key Decisions

    12/01/2021 - Disposal of land and progression of infrastructure schemes to facilitate continued delivery of the East Leeds Extension

    Decision relating to the disposal of land and progression of infrastructure schemes to facilitate continued delivery of the East Leeds Extension.

    Decision Maker: Executive Board

    Decision due date: 10/02/2021

    Wards affected: Cross Gates and Whinmoor; Harewood;

    Lead officer: Adam Brannen

    Notice of decision: 12/01/2021


    12/01/2021 - Door to Door Community Transport Service (Digital Hub): Update on progress and forward programme for the Door to Door Community Transport Service Project

    This joint report on behalf of Leeds City Council (LCC) Highways & Transportation and LCC Adults and Health, is to provide an update on progress and forward programme for the Door to Door Community Transport Digital Hub project, to present a summary of the development work to date and proposed service design, and to request approval to deliver a pilot of that service, subject to funding approval from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) via the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP).

    Decision Maker: Executive Board

    Decision due date: 10/02/2021

    Wards affected: Ardsley and Robin Hood; Beeston and Holbeck; Hunslet and Riverside; Middleton Park; Morley North; Morley South;

    Lead officer: Sarah Buncall

    Notice of decision: 12/01/2021


    12/01/2021 - Grey to Green Project Tranche 1: Corn Exchange Public Realm Design Cost Report

    To note the establishment of the Grey to Green work programme and the submission of a final business case to WYCA in November 2020 to secure £8.6m of match funding from the government’s Getting Building Fund. ‘Grey to Green’ is a package of four people and climate change focused infrastructure projects (footbridge, pedestrian  and cycle connectivity, green space city park and urban realm) to stimulate new regeneration and growth, whilst enhancing the climate resilience and transformation of Leeds City Centre post COVID.

    The report seeks approval for expenditure of up to £1,546,655 for delivery of the first tranche of the Grey to Green scheme which comprises the creation of a new area of public realm at the Corn Exchange, linked to the wider delivery of the Connecting Leeds programme for the Corn Exchange Gateway.

    The report seeks authority to enter into agreements with CX (Leeds) Limited to secure a private sector contribution to the delivery of the Corn Exchange public realm scheme.

    To note that further reports will be submitted to Executive Board regarding approvals for the remaining Grey to Green tranches/projects.

    Decision Maker: Executive Board

    Decision due date: 10/02/2021

    Wards affected: Hunslet and Riverside;

    Lead officer: Miriam Browne

    Notice of decision: 12/01/2021


    12/01/2021 - The Leeds Community Infrastructure Levy - Investment of the Strategic Fund

    To approve the spending priorities for the Community Infrastructure Levy Strategic Fund.

    Decision Maker: Executive Board

    Decision due date: 10/02/2021

    Wards affected: (All Wards);

    Lead officer: Nasreen Yunis

    Notice of decision: 12/01/2021


    12/01/2021 - Capital Receipt Programme Update and Estate Rationalisation

    Seeking approval to the latest capital receipt programme and inclusion of additional properties identified through the Estate Rationalisation Programme.

    Decision Maker: Executive Board

    Decision due date: 10/02/2021

    Wards affected: (All Wards);

    Lead officer: Mark Mills

    Notice of decision: 12/01/2021


    12/01/2021 - Authority to utilise an approved framework to place a direct award call off agreement for a Managed Stores supplier to supply materials for Housing and non Housing responsive repairs and maintenance works

    Approval is requested to call off from an approved and compliant Framework to award a contract commencing April 2021 for a Managed Store solution to supply materials and undertake van stocks to support LBS directly delivered Housing and non-Housing responsive repairs and maintenance works

     

    This contract will run for 18 months as an interim arrangement and will enable LBS to continue to deliver works to the housing and non-housing estate, through procuring materials compliantly as well as providing an adequate timeframe to carry out a detailed options appraisal for the long term sustainable solution for materials provision, and to undertake a UK compliant procurement exercise to award a contract which will be established from 1st September 2022 onwards for both Housing and the Civic Estate Stores contract.

    Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

    Decision due date: Not before 10/02/2021

    Lead officer: Craig Simpson

    Notice of decision: 12/01/2021


    04/01/2021 - Telecare Transition from Analogue to Digital

    Capital approval for £1.6m for the digital switch over cost was approved in March 2019. This includes start-up cost of replacing the analogue ARC as well as the replacement of the Telecare equipment installed in customers’ homes.

    By 2025 the UK analogue telephony services will be switched off as the UK’s telecommunications infrastructure is upgraded to digital connectivity. The UK will crease to use traditional analogue phone lines and will be replaced by digital networks using internet protocols (IP). From 2020 there will be no analogue line installed in the UK.

    The Director of Adults and Health is requested to approve authority to spend capital expenditure of £500k for the transition from analogue to digital for the Leeds Telecare Service to be spent in 2021/22 budget.

     

    The annual expenditure on the Telecare transition from analogue to digital is £500,000.00 in £500,000.00 in years 2 and 3, 2021/22 and 2022/23.

    Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

    Decision due date: 02/2021

    Wards affected: (All Wards);

    Lead officer: Brian Heaton

    Notice of decision: 04/01/2021


    04/01/2021 - Design and Cost Report - Telecare Equipment for the Leeds Telecare Service 2021/2022 (Scheme 33088)

    To seek authority to spend the capital expenditure of £600k on telecare equipment for the Leeds Tele Care Service for 2021/22 in accordance with financial procedure rules.

    Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

    Decision due date: 02/2021

    Wards affected: (All Wards);

    Lead officer: Brian Heaton

    Notice of decision: 04/01/2021