Decisions

Details of officer decisions relating to planning applications.

Decisions published

15/01/2021 - Suspension of birth registration and notice of marriage/civil partnership appointments ref: 52652    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities and Environment

Decision published: 15/01/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer Elections and Regulatory has approved the suspension of appointments for birth registrations and notices of marriage/civil partnership with effect from 16th January 2021 for the duration of the current lockdown (to be reviewed 15th February 2021).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steve Coupe


15/01/2021 - Discretionary Rates Relief (Inward Investment) for Channel 4 ref: 52651    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Officer (Financial Services)

Decision published: 15/01/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer Financial Services approved the request from Channel 4 for rates relief and to offer £178,100 over a three year period from FY 21/22 and the rates relief be released incrementally over 3 years as follows: 25% in FY 2021/22 (£44,525), 35% in 2022/23 (£62,335) and 40% in 2023/24 (£71,240)

Wards affected: Little London and Woodhouse;

Lead officer: Victoria Bradshaw


15/01/2021 - Re-Opening High Streets Safely Allocated Funding ref: 52654    Recommendations Approved

To approve the acceptance of the proposed offer of COVID-19 Re-Opening High Streets Safely Fund from MHCLG of £701,850 by signing the agreement so claims can be progressed.

 

To delegate the approval to make claims from the fund to officers with delegated authority under City Development’s existing Sub delegation scheme.

 

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 15/01/2021

Effective from: 15/01/2021

Decision:

The Director of City Development has:

a) Noted the contents of the supporting report and the advice contained within it.

b) Approved the acceptance of the proposed offer of COVID-19 Re-Opening High Streets Safely Fund from MHCLG of £701,850 by signing the agreement so claims can be progressed.

c) Delegated the approval to make claims from the fund to officers with delegated authority under City Development’s existing Sub delegation scheme.

d) Agreed, in consultation with the Chair of the Infrastructure, Investment and Inclusive Growth Scrutiny Board that the decision should be exempt from call-in due to the reasons outlined in paragraph 4.5.2 of the report (Special Urgency Provision).

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Ebo


15/01/2021 - Amendment to Emergency Lettings Policy ref: 52650    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 15/01/2021

Effective from: 15/01/2021

Decision:

The Chief Officer Housing approved the amendment to the Emergency Lettings Policy, including updated emergency lettings criteria and suspending the emergency lettings panel.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Charli Fudge


15/01/2021 - Social Housing decarbonisation fund - Whole House Energy Efficiency Improvements on the Holtdale estate ref: 52653    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

The Council plans to deliver energy efficient improvements to a number of low rise flats in the Holtdale area of Leeds. This project aims to deliver innovative and low carbon improvements to each property within scope to improve the energy efficiency. This decision is to approve the scheme and the procurement route to appoint a contractor, and to authorise project expenditure.

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 15/01/2021

Effective from: 23/01/2021

Decision:

The Director of Resources and Housing:

1.  Authorised spend of £8.87m from the capital programme during the financial year 2021/22 to enable delivery of 190 whole house retrofits non-traditional, solid wall low rise (2 storey) flats in the Holt Park area of the city. 

2.  Approved the proposed procurement of an external contractor for these specialist works via a direct call off from the Better Homes Yorkshire (BHY) framework.

3.  Approved funding arrangements set out in confidential appendix 2

4.  Exempt (funding arrangements) from call in.

Wards affected: Adel and Wharfedale;

Lead officer: Paul Rounding


14/01/2021 - Appointment of Vital Energi Ltd to undertake secondary system heating modifications in the council corporate buildings connecting to the Leeds Pipes DHN ref: 52649    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 14/01/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer Sustainable Energy and Air Quality gave authority to spend and award a contract to Vital Energi Ltd to undertake secondary system modifications within the plant rooms in the Town Hall, Civic Hall, Central Library & Art Gallery, and City Museum, using the existing NEC3 Phase 1 DHN D&B contract valued at £541k.

Wards affected: Little London and Woodhouse;

Lead officer: Chris O'Brien


13/01/2021 - Pudsey Walking & Cycling Improvements ref: 52648    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 13/01/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer, Highways & Transportation:

i) Noted the contents of the report;

ii) Noted and approved the final layout of the Pudsey – Walking and Cycling Improvement scheme as shown on the attached Drawing No TM/28/319/CON/01;

iii) Gave authority to issue the works to the term contractor and to construct the scheme as shown.

iv) Noted the required expenditure of £554,400, comprising £462,000 works costs, £90,400 staff fees and £2,000 legal fees, all being funded from the Connecting Leeds programme as previously approved by Executive Board and the Combined Authority’s Project Assurance Team.

v) Authorised the City Solicitor to advertise and introduce a Traffic Regulation Order to introduce waiting restrictions and to advertise a notice under the provision of Section 90c of the Highways Act 1980 associated with provision of traffic calming and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Traffic Regulation Order and implement the traffic calming as advertised; and

vi) Approved with reference to the powers contained in Section 66(4) of the Highways Act 1980, that the relevant lengths of footway shown on attached Drawing No TM/28/319/CON/01 as proposed cycle tracks are removed and that following the removal of the footways, cycle tracks are constructed under the powers contained under the provisions of section 65(1) of the Highways Act 1980 for shared joint use by pedal cyclists and pedestrians.

Wards affected: Calverley and Farsley; Pudsey;

Lead officer: Craig Williams


13/01/2021 - A6110 Outer Ring Road improvement – Deed of variation approval ref: 52647    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 13/01/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation):
i) gave authority to enter a deed of variation of the original funding agreement between the Wes Yorkshire Combined Authority (funder) and Leeds City Council (recipient) for the continued development of the A6110 Outer Ring Road Improvement Scheme; and
ii) gave approval to inject an extra £310,000 taking the total project budget up to £596,000 for the development of the Outline Business Case.

Wards affected: Armley; Beeston and Holbeck; Farnley and Wortley; Morley North; Pudsey;

Lead officer: Rupert Oldfield


13/01/2021 - Council Housing Growth Programme – Property Buybacks ref: 52646    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Resources and Housing:
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 Housing & Resources so that they can be returned to Council Housing Stock.

Wards affected: Armley; Killingbeck and Seacroft; Middleton Park;

Lead officer: Mark Denton


12/01/2021 - Appointment of Ove Arup & Partners Ltd to undertake the roles of Supervisor and Project Manager on the phase 2 extension of the Leeds Pipes District Heating Network ref: 52645    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 12/01/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer Sustainable Energy & Air Quality:
a) Approved the appointment of Ove Arup & Partners Ltd to provide NEC3 supervisor and project management support for the phase 2 extension of the district heating network, with a contract value of £123k.

Wards affected: Little London and Woodhouse;

Lead officer: Chris O'Brien


12/01/2021 - Design & Cost Report for S278 Highway Works Associated with the Housing Development at Stonebridge Mills, Stonebridge Lane, Farnley, Leeds ref: 52644    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 12/01/2021

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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 plans ref: 114134-1001-C and 114134-1101-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 a Draft Traffic Regulation Order to amend the existing TRO on Stonebridge Lane to accommodate the new development site access and existing access on the opposite side of the road and shown on plan ref: 114134-1010 attached at Appendix 5 of this report; and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Orders 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: Farnley and Wortley;

Lead officer: Gurnam Shergill


11/01/2021 - Cancellation of marriages and civil partnerships where “exceptional circumstances” criteria not met. ref: 52643    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities and Environment

Decision published: 11/01/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer Elections and Regulatory has agreed to cancel all ceremonies between 6th January 2021 until the end of the national lockdown period unless there are exceptional circumstances in line with government recommendations.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steve Coupe


11/01/2021 - Council House Growth Programme: Approval to enter into a Pre-Construction Services Delivery Agreement (PCSDA) via the Scape Major Works England & Northern Ireland framework to deliver New Build Council Housing at Healy Croft, West Ardsley ref: 52642    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 11/01/2021

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Decision:

The Director of Resources & Housing:

• Agreed to waive CPR 3.1.5 as the proposed procurement approach represents a deviation from the established process of using the YORbuild2 framework.
• Noted that the Head of Council Housing Growth, as per the scheme of delegation, has approved an initial feasibility study of a potential new housing scheme at Healey Croft, Tingley, Leeds and the costs incurred through the feasibility stage for surveys and third party consultancy costs of £155k;
• Noted that Head of Asset Management has approved the allocation of the Healey Croft Site for the use of the council housing growth programme under his delegated authority through the Director of City Development;
• Approved the appointment of Wilmott Dixon Construction Limited via direct call off from the Scape Framework (Major Works) to complete the feasibility and the award of a Pre-Construction Services Design Agreement (PCSDA) at a cost of £282,911 excluding VAT to complete the detailed design development and cost estimating prior to contract award.
• Noted that a further report will follow to seek Director Approval to award an NEC Construction contract for the scheme, subject to a successful outcome to the planning process.

Wards affected: Ardsley and Robin Hood;

Lead officer: Mark Denton


08/01/2021 - Approval for additional surveys to be undertaken on Throstle Recreation Ground and Middleton Skills Centre Scheme ref: 52641    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 08/01/2021

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Decision:

The Head of Council House Growth Programme granted approval for additional surveys to be carried out as detailed in section 3.2.

Wards affected: Middleton Park;

Lead officer: Ruth Turnbull


07/01/2021 - Appointments to Outside Bodies – Groundwork Yorkshire ref: 52640    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: City Solicitor

Decision published: 07/01/2021

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Decision:

The Head of Democratic Services is requested to:
a) Note the work undertaken so far; culminating in all party agreement confirming the designation of Groundwork Yorkshire as “Strategic and Key” within the meaning of Outside Body Procedure Rule 3.1;

b) Give approval to the appointment of Members to the three seats on Groundwork Yorkshire as set out in paragraph 3.1 c) of the associated report;

c) Note the designation of and appointments to Groundwork Yorkshire will be reported to Member Management Committee in due course.

Lead officer: Helen Gray


06/01/2021 - Request to Extend Contract DN334473 for Supply of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables for 12 months from 1 July 2021 ref: 52638    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 06/01/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer Civic Enterprise Leeds approved the extension of the existing contract (DN334473) with GT Produce Limited for the supply of fresh fruit and vegetables for 12 months from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022, with an estimated value of £1,000,000

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mandy Snaith


06/01/2021 - Approval of Director of Resources & Housing Sub-delegation Scheme ref: 52637    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 06/01/2021

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Decision:

The Director of Resources & Housing approved the sub-delegation scheme set out as Appendix 1 to this report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Simon Baker


06/01/2021 - Council Housing Growth Programme – Property Buybacks ref: 52636    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 06/01/2021

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Decision:

The Director of Resources and Housing:
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 Housing & Resources so that they can be returned to Council Housing Stock.

Wards affected: Beeston and Holbeck; Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Cross Gates and Whinmoor; Kirkstall;

Lead officer: Mark Denton


06/01/2021 - Write Off of Former Tenants Rent Arrears ref: 52635    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 06/01/2021

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Decision:

The Director of Resources and Housing approved the Write off irrecoverable Former Tenants Arrears in the sum of £99,872.36 represented by 80 accounts in relation to the citywide accounts.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jo-Anne Arnett


05/01/2021 - Award of an interim maintenance contract for Merrion House gas-fired generators ref: 52634    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 05/01/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer (Sustainable Energy & Air Quality):
a) Approved the waiver of Contracts Procedure Rules 8.1 and 8.2 (relating to the requirement for competition for intermediate value procurements) in respect of an interim maintenance contract for the Merrion House gas-fired generators;
b) Approved the award of a contract to Edina UK Ltd in the sum of £90k for the maintenance of the Merrion House gas-fired generators, with the contract intended to commence on 5th January 2021 and expire on 4th January 2022.

Lead officer: Andrew Lingham


05/01/2021 - Record of Decisions – Housing Advisory Panels – 1 October 2020 to 31 December 2020 ref: 52633    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 05/01/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer - Housing, approved the 40 tenant led environmental and community related funding recommendations of the HAPs from 1 October 2020 to 31 December 2020.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Montgomery


05/01/2021 - Appointment of Sweco Uk Ltd as IC for the Leeds Spine DHN and related MSF Network ref: 52632    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 05/01/2021

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Decision:

The Chief Officer Sustainable Energy & Air Quality has approved the award of a contract to Sweco Uk Ltd for undertaking the role of independent certifier in relation to the Leeds Spine DHN and the related MSF network.

Wards affected: Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Gipton and Harehills; Hunslet and Riverside;

Lead officer: Chris O'Brien


13/01/2021 - COVID Winter Grant Scheme: Fuel Support Payments ref: 52631    

Approval is required for an initiative which will distribute £800,000 of the Winter Grant Scheme funding received from Government to low income families and individuals in Leeds.  The principle behind the grant will be to assist with fuel costs during the winter months and the funding will allocated to working-age Council Tax Support recipients.

Decision Maker: Director of Communities and Environment

Decision published: 05/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

The Director of Communities & Environment approved the use of the Post Office Payout scheme to provide extra support to working-age Council Tax Support (CTS) recipients in Leeds. The total cost is estimated to be £807,605.

 

The Director of Communities & Environment agreed to waive call in for this decision, as any delay in implementing the decision will mean a delay in getting support to vulnerable households in Leeds.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Fryer


04/01/2021 - Renaming of Deepdale recreation ground ref: 52630    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities and Environment

Decision published: 04/01/2021

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Decision:

To rename the play area at Deepdale to ‘The Gerald Wilkinson Play Area’.

Wards affected: Wetherby;

Lead officer: Victoria Nunns


04/01/2021 - Approval of Director of Resources & Housing Sub-delegation Scheme ref: 52629    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 04/01/2021

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Decision:

The Director of Resources & Housing approved the sub-delegation scheme set out as Appendix 1 to this report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Simon Baker


08/01/2021 - Extension of the One You Leeds Healthy Living Service ref: 52627    

The contract with Reed Wellbeing to deliver the One You Leeds healthy living service expires on 31st March 2021. The decision concerns an extension of the contract, which contains provision for extending for up to 30 months.

Decision Maker: Director of Public Health

Decision published: 23/12/2020

Effective from: 16/01/2021

Decision:

The Director of Public Health has:-

  • Approved an extension of two years under Contracts Procedure Rules (CPR) 21.1 to the existing contract with Reed Wellbeing for the One You Leeds Service, with effect from 1st April 2021.
  • Agreed to vary the contract value under CPR 21.7 from £1,619,216.00 to £1,457,201 per annum (total value of £2,914,402 for the extension being sought).
  • Agreed to vary the contract under CPR 21.7 to amend clause 2.55.1 of the service specification to allow for the provision of e-cigarettes within the range of stop smoking products.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Eleanor Clark


06/01/2021 - Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme; City Centre Gateways (The Corn Exchange Gateway) - Authority To Advertise (Draft) Traffic Regulation Orders & Approval of Detailed Design ref: 52610    

To obtain approval to advertise the draft Traffic Regulation Orders associated with the Corn Exchange scheme, and if no objections are received to make, seal and implement the orders as advertised.

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 21/12/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2021

Decision:

The Chief Officer Highways and Transportation:

 

a)  Noted the Executive Board approval in June 2017 to progress the Corn Exchange Gateway proposals.

b)  Noted the Executive Board approval on Feb 2020 to progress the Corn Exchange Gateway to detailed design and construction.

c)  Authorised the remaining expenditure needed of £3.1m from the Connecting Leeds Bus Infrastructure Package to carry out detail design and construction of the Corn Exchange Gateway.

d)  Noted that a further report will be submitted to the Council’s Executive Board concerning the Public Realm proposals.

e)  Approved the detailed design as submitted by the Delivery Partner, of the proposed Corn Exchange Gateway project to allow the project to progress into construction.

f)  Gave authority to the Development Partner (WSP in the Technical Assurance Role) and the LPTIP Package Board to approve the resolution to any issues which may emerge subsequent to approval, and in exceptional circumstances. the new solution may need a Highways Board decision if there is no general acceptance or agreement of the solution across LCC departments.

g)  Approved the design and implementation of the proposed draft Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) for the Corn Exchange Gateway (CEG) project to allow for progression of the scheme.

h)  Approved with reference to the powers contained in Section 66(4) of the Highways Act 1980, that the relevant lengths of footway and carriageway shown on drawings (Appendix C) as proposed cycle tracks are removed and that following the removal of the footways and carriageways, cycle tracks are constructed under the powers contained under the provisions of section 65(1) of the Highways Act 1980 for shared joint (or segregated where this is the case) use by pedal cyclists and pedestrians.

i)  Gave authority to give Notice under the provisions of Section 63 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 to remove, establish and amend Hackney Carriage Ranks throughout the scheme area (Appendices C & D).

j)  Requested the City Solicitor to advertise the draft TROs as shown in Appendix D, and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Orders as advertised.

k)  Accepted the dedication of land at Asda House and enter into the required deed. The extents of the land to be dedicated are shown in Appendix G.

 

Wards affected: Hunslet and Riverside; Little London and Woodhouse;

Lead officer: Gwyn Owen


05/01/2021 - Approve and publish an interim update to the Statement of Community Involvement ref: 52591    Recommendations Approved

To approve and publish an interim update to the Statement of Community Involvement.

 

The interim updated Statement of Community Involvement sets out how the Council will consult and engage on planning matters including Local Development Documents, planning applications and Neighbourhood Plans. This interim version sets out how consultation will occur safely during Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, in line with new Governmental regulations published in 2020.

Decision Maker: Chief Planning Officer

Decision published: 18/12/2020

Effective from: 05/01/2021

Decision:

The Chief Planning Officer has:

a)  Approved the Interim Statement of Community Involvement;

b)  Agreed to publish the Interim Statement of Community Involvement on the Council’s website;

c)  Agreed to exempt the decision from Call-in as a result of the timescales under which the decision must be taken. (See paragraph 4.8 for further details).

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adam Harvatt


05/01/2021 - Next Steps Accommodation Programme (NSAP) - Leeds funding approval / 1 bed property acquisitions for supported move on ref: 52592    

To seek Director approval for the proposed funding, purchase of 20x1 bedroom properties and support to enable the Council to provide accommodation under the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) Next Steps Accommodation Programme (NSAP) as described in this report.

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 18/12/2020

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

The Director of Resources and Housing:

a)  Approved the acceptance of the MHCLG grant of £1,000,000 capital and £314,684 revenue funding as a result of the Council’s bid to the Next Steps Accommodation programme.

 

b)  Approved the necessary injection of the £2,606,000 scheme into HRA Council Housing Growth capital programme (as part of the Right of First Refusals programme) to enable the scheme to be delivered noting the requirement of £1,606,000 capital funding; and

 

c)  Noted that a further report will follow to request approval as a subsequent significant operational decision to establish the arrangements with a third party to provide the support for people in the properties via a dedicated Housing Navigator Support team (3 x FTE) from 1st April 2021.

 

The Director of City Development:

a)  Supported in principle the approval for the purchase of 20 x 1 bedroom properties which shall provide self-contained additional accommodation. This is a fully funded scheme.

b)  Noted that property addresses cannot be provided at time of drafting the report and approved each individual property purchase shall be processed as a significant operational decision (using the same process as agreed on the ROFR purchases).

c)  Noted that some valuation and conveyancing services shall be secured using agreed framework arrangements primarily due to other council priority workloads currently being experienced.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Ian Frobisher


05/01/2021 - DN466518: Seeking approval to procure up to 2 contractors to support Leeds Building Services with responsive repairs to roofing on housing properties ref: 52593    

Seeking approval to procure up to 2 contractors to support Leeds Building Services (LBS) with responsive repairs to roofing on housing properties, in the east and south areas of the City. The contract will be for an initial 4 years with the option to extend for a further 4 x 12 months periods. The total contract value is expected to be approximately £12,000,000.

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 18/12/2020

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

The Director of Resources & Housing approved an OJEU restricted competitive procedure to establish a contract of up to 9 contractors, valued at £1,400,000 per annum, starting on 1st July 2021 for a term of 4 years, with the option to extend for 4 x 12 months. The maximum value of the contract if all extensions are used will be up to £11,200,000 over a maximum of eight years.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Craig Simpson