Decisions

Details of officer decisions relating to planning applications.

Decisions published

07/02/2019 - Design and Cost Report in respect of the 2019/20 Children and Families Planned Maintenance Programme ref: 48351    Recommendations Approved

Key Delegated Decision to approve expenditure over £250k in respect of the 2019/20 Planned Maintenance Programme.

 

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 28/02/2019

Effective from: 15/02/2019

Decision:

The Director of Children and Families agreed to:

 

i)  Approve the proposed programme of Planned Maintenance works in maintained and Foundation (Trust) schools to be delivered during 2019/20 and funded from the available Schools Condition Allocation grant.

ii)  Authorise expenditure of £5,000,000 of the available Schools Condition Allocation grant on these essential condition works.

iii)  Approve the proposed procurement strategy, including the use of the internal provider for some work areas and the Constructionline framework for the remaining programme.

iv)  Note that £1,705,400 of previous year’s School Condition Allocation with pre-existing Authority to Spend is still available to be utilised towards the 2019/20 Capital Maintenance Programme, based on current outturn projections for previous year’s maintenance schemes.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sally Lowe


06/02/2019 - Design & Cost Report for Package Two of the 'Early Works' required to facilitate the Learning Places expansion of Carr Manor Community School (Primary Phase) ref: 48348    Recommendations Approved

Following approval of the statutory process Carr Manor Community School (Primary Phase) is due to expand to two forms of entry with effect from September 2019.  This request seeks to secure funding to enable a package of ‘early works’ to be completed prior to financial close to ensure that the September 2019 completion date for critical path activities is met.  Works included will be limited to pre-start activities and securing of key resources.

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 28/02/2019

Effective from: 14/02/2019

Decision:

The Director of Childrens & Families agreed to:

 

1.  Approve the requirement to enter into an ‘Early Works’ agreement with the LLEP for Portakabin Limited to deliver ‘package two’ of the ‘Early Works’ programme necessary to meet the critical path programme for expansion of Carr Manor Community School (Primary Phase).  This will take the form of an ‘Early Works’ agreement between the authority and Leeds D&B One Ltd for the sum of £749,000.

 

2.  Approve the expenditure of £749,000 from capital scheme number 32655/CAR/000 for the completion of ‘package two’ of the ‘Early Works’ programme at Carr Manor Community School (Primary Phase). 

 

3.  Note that this constitutes the second of two separate ‘Early Works’ packages required at Carr Manor Community School (Primary Phase) prior to entering into formal contract following determination of the planning application on the 6th March 2019.  ‘Package two’, detailed within this report, includes for essential ground works and activities within the Portakabin factory necessary to ensure the critical path is met.  Construction activities on-site will no commence until Planning has been issued, these works are included here to ensure they are ‘pre-approved’ and can be commissioned immediately without further delay to programme. 

 

4.  Note the programme dates identified in section 4.0 of this report, in relation to the implementation of this decision, represents the critical path for project success and must be adhered to where possible. 

 

5.  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 to enter into all other agreements required to deliver this project.

 

Wards affected: Moortown;

Lead officer: Christopher Gosling


12/02/2019 - Approval to waive CPRs 8.1 and 8.2 and implement the initial six-month extension (1st of 2) with Elisian Ltd for the provision and support of the eCase hosted case management system (previously known as MiCase). ref: 48369    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 12/02/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Resources & Housing agreed to waive CPR’s 8.1 and 8.2 and implement the initial six-month extension (1st of 2) with Elisian Ltd for the provision of the eCase hosted case management system (previously known as MiCase). The contract value is £4,995 (01/04/19 to 31/09/19) and an additional £4,860 (01/10/19 to 31/03/20): a combined total of £9,855 for the 12 month period of 01/04/19 to 31/03/20.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jonathan Sharp


12/02/2019 - Approval of a care plan to the value of up to £299,999.99 per annum ref: 48368    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 12/02/2019

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 £257,400.00.
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: Stephen Maw


12/02/2019 - Approval of a care plan to the value of up to £250,000 per annum ref: 48367    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 12/02/2019

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 £142,740.00.
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: Stephen Maw


12/02/2019 - Approval of a care plan to the value of up to £250,000 per annum ref: 48366    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 12/02/2019

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 £205,401.56.
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: Stephen Maw


12/02/2019 - Commercial Transfer Agreement – Bramhope Primary School from Leeds City Council to the Collaborative Learning Trust ref: 48365    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 12/02/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Children & Families agreed to:

• Note the negotiations held with Solicitors acting on behalf of the Governing Body and The Trust;

• Give authority for the Commercial Transfer Agreement between Leeds City Council, the Governing Body of Bramhope Primary School and The Collaborative Learning Trust to be executed and completed to enable Bramhope Primary School to open as an Academy.

Wards affected: Adel and Wharfedale;

Lead officer: Sally Lowe


12/02/2019 - Counselling in Children’s Centres – Contract Award ref: 48363    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 12/02/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Children and Families approved the award of a contract to Northpoint Wellbeing for the provision of an individual counselling service to parents/carers of young children (including ante-natal) in the Children’s Centres located in the 30% most deprived areas of Leeds. The contract will be for 3 years; commencing on 1st July 2019, expiring on 30th June 2022. The value of the contract is £159,969 p.a. The contract will be for three years so the contract value over the life of the contract will be £479,907. There is one 24 month option to extend the contract.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Catherine Henderson


20/02/2019 - Design & Cost Report for Schools Devolved Formula Capital Budgets 2018/19 & 2019/20 ref: 48364    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Give authority to incur expenditure of £3,059,926 in respect of 2018/2019 & 2019/20 Devolved Formula Capital Grant.

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 12/02/2019

Effective from: 28/02/2019

Decision:

The Director of Children & Families agreed to:

 

a)  Give authority to incur expenditure of £3,059,926 in respect of the 2017/18 & 208/19 Devolved Formula Capital grants.

 

b)  Note that the deadline for implementation is 31st March 2019 and the responsible officer is the Built Environment Team Lead.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sally Lowe


11/02/2019 - WY Traffic Signal Maintenance - Extension of Contract ref: 48362    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 11/02/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation) approved the extension of the West Yorkshire Traffic Signal Maintenance Contract to 31st March 2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nicola Martin


11/02/2019 - Street Café Licence - Pret A Manger, Infirmary Street ref: 48361    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 11/02/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation);

i) noted the contents of the report; and

ii) approved the application from Pret A Manger, for a licence to operate a street café on the highway at Infirmary Street, Leeds, as shown on the attached drawing numbered LEEDSINF-Pret-01b, to expire on the 31 March 2020 and that future licences be renewed annually, subject to satisfactory operation, and with approval from The Chief Officer Highways and Transportation.

Wards affected: Little London and Woodhouse;

Lead officer: Andrew Smith


11/02/2019 - Alwoodley Ward 20mph Zone - Objection Report ref: 48360    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 11/02/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation);
i) noted the contents of this report;

ii) considered and over-ruled the objections to Leeds City Council (Traffic Regulation) (Speed Limit) (No.6) Order 2016;

iii) approved the revised scheme as shown on TM-02-2593-REV and request the City Solicitor to remove Lakeland Crescent, Sandmoor Avenue, Sandmoor Chase, Sandmoor Close, Sandmoor Drive, Sandmoor Green, Sandmoor Lane and Sandmoor Mews from the advertised order including their associated traffic calming features;

iv) approved the experimental use of Speed Indicator Devices (SIDs) in lieu of traffic calming on The Avenue and The Fairway for an initial period of 6 months with findings to be subject to a follow up report; and

v) requested the City Solicitor to write to the objectors informing them of the Chief Officer’s (Highways and Transportation) decision.


Wards affected: Alwoodley;

Lead officer: Jonathan Waters


11/02/2019 - Declaration of a Bridleway between The Ring Road Shadwell and Winn Moor Lane ref: 48359    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities and Environment

Decision published: 11/02/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Natural Environment Manager is requested to authorise the declaration of the route as shown on Appendix A between Ring Road, Shadwell and Winn Moor Lane as a public right of way which will result in the addition of a bridleway to the Definitive Map and Statement.

Wards affected: Cross Gates and Whinmoor; Harewood;

Lead officer: Claire Tregembo


18/02/2019 - Additional Disabled Facilities Grant Budget 2018/19 ref: 48358    For consultation

To approve additional budget allocation for 2018/19 of £845k extra government grant.

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 08/02/2019

Effective from: 26/02/2019

Decision:

The Director of Resources and Housing approved the additional budget allocation for 2018/19

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rob McCartney


05/02/2019 - Housing Advisory Panel recommendations – 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018 ref: 48357    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 05/02/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The 11 Housing Advisory Panels (HAPs) are supported by the Resources and Housing Directorate to invest in a range of environmental and community related projects.
The panels are tenant led, each making recommendations for financial support for projects in line with locally agreed priorities and in support of the Councils 2018/19 priorities.
Between the 1 July 2018 and 30 September 2018 the panels supported 90 projects to a value of £182,943.92 A full list of projects is provided in appendix 1.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Montgomery


05/02/2019 - Fees for provision of Land and Property Search services 2019/20 ref: 48356    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Communities and Environment

Decision published: 05/02/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer Elections and Regulatory Services approved the schedule of fees for the provisions of Land and Property Search service for the financial year 2019/20 as set out in Appendices 1 and 2 of the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gareth Moore


04/02/2019 - Authority to procure a course provider to deliver the post graduate certificate in Special Educational Needs Co-ordination for Leeds schools ref: 48355    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 04/02/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer, Partnership & Health approved the procurement of an accredited provider to deliver a classroom based Post Graduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs Co-ordination qualification available to schools in Leeds and agree to funding unallocated places should the minimum threshold not be met.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Kate Sibson


04/02/2019 - Appointments to Outside Bodies ref: 48354    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: City Solicitor

Decision published: 04/02/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support is asked to approve the following appointment:
• Councillor Carmel Harrison fill a ‘whips nominee’ vacancy on Leeds Playhouse.



Lead officer: Helen Gray


12/02/2019 - Request to extend contract for Domestic Heating - Materials Provision - DN217570: ref: 48353    

Permission to extend the contract for the provision of Class 1 domestic heating materials.

 

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 04/02/2019

Effective from: 20/02/2019

Decision:

The Director of Resources and Housing agreed to approve the extension of the DN217570 Domestic Heating Materials contract for 12 months from 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020.  The contractor is Jewson Limited t/a Graham Plumbers Merchant and the approximate value of the extension is £3,000,000 per annum.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adam Crampton


01/02/2019 - Proposed procurement of contractor to provide Hard Facilities Management Service at Merrion House ref: 48352    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 01/02/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer Asset Management and Regeneration approved;

(i) The procurement by the Merrion House LLP of a Hard Facilities Management Service provider at Merrion House by using the Fusion 21 Compliance and Facilities Management Framework and, that the evaluation criteria to be used to assess the suitability of bidders to undertake the commission is split 60% price and 40% quality.

(ii) The City Council will be the contracting authority for the required Hard Facilities Management Service, but noting that the contract agreement for such service provision will subsequently be novated to the Merrion House LLP.

Wards affected: Little London and Woodhouse;

Lead officer: Chris Coulson


30/01/2019 - Housing Advisory Panel recommendations – 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2018 ref: 48350    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 30/01/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer Housing Management approved the 50 tenant led environmental and community related funding recommendations of the HAPs from 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2018.
Between the 1 April 2018 and 30 June 2018 the panels supported 50 projects to a value of £83,207.95. A full list of projects is provided in appendix 1.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Montgomery


30/01/2019 - Child Sexual Exploitation support service - Permission to waive CPRs (Contract Procedure Rules) 8.1 and 8.2 to award a contract to Basis Yorkshire for 36 months with two options to extend of 12 months ref: 48349    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 30/01/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Officer – Social Work approved the waiver of Contract Procedure Rules no 8.1 and 8.2 in order to award a contract to Basis Yorkshire, without seeking competition, in the sum of £45,000 per annum. The contract shall commence on the 1st April 2019 and expire on the 31st March 2022 with two options to extend of 12 months.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Howard Smith


29/01/2019 - Request for the waiver of Contract Procedure Rules 8.1 and 8.2 and increase the level of spend with Atkins and Gensler for support to Urban Design Service on Leeds Station. ref: 48347    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 29/01/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Chief Asset Management and Regeneration Officer agreed to:
a) Waive Contract Procedure Rules number 8.1 and 8.2 – Intermediate Value Procurements, and increase the level of spend with Atkins and Gensler to cover the cost of the interim arrangements through the existing contract provision. The extension of these arrangement will ensure contracts will secure the continued provision of multi-faceted advice to supplement the work of the council’s internal Urban Design Service, who will be the design champions for work on the detailed development of plans for Leeds Station, leading across multiple organisations, pending the mobilisation and transition to the newly appointed advisor for the classic station. The contracts will include terms for Atkins and Gensler to attend meetings and commission bespoke pieces of work for the council and its partners. These contracts will take the form of a call off arrangement which will have a combined cap of £40,000 each (£80,000 cumulatively).

Wards affected: Hunslet and Riverside;

Lead officer: Michael Diskin


29/01/2019 - To seek approval of the grants allocation for targeted short breaks for disabled children and young people for a period of twelve months from 01/04/19 to 31/03/20 ref: 48346    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 29/01/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

The Director of Children and Families agreed to the allocation of the targeted short breaks grants for delivery of short breaks services from 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020. The decision will benefit children and young people with SEND and their families by funding high quality and diverse targeted short breaks. The total expenditure will not exceed £536,280.43.

Wards affected: Various;

Lead officer: Helen Thomas


05/02/2019 - Approval to waive CPRs 9.1 and 9.2 to enter into a range of temporary contracts to support Leeds Building Services delivery. ref: 48341    

The Director of Resources and Housing is requested to approve the waiver of Contract Procedure Rules numbers 9.1 and 9.2 – high value procurements – to enter into a range of temporary contracts to continue working with existing contractors.

This will support continuity of service delivery via Leeds Building Services of responsive activity and planned works, and help facilitate a full review of existing contract arrangements in line with our procurement strategy and enable the resulting competitive procurements to be undertaken.

 

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 28/01/2019

Effective from: 13/02/2019

Decision:

The Director of Resources and Housing agreed to approve the waiving of Contract Procedure Rules CPR9.1 and 9.2 to enter into a range of temporary contracts to support Leeds Building Services delivery

 

Approval to waive these particlaur clauses of the Council’s CPRs is to allow continuity of all services & works to both Housing properties and Non-Housing/Civic Estate on a temporary arrangement whilst work progresses to establish the full contract/service requirements for both areas prior to, and during, the process of undertaking of several competitive procurement exercises to establish compliant, fit for purpose contracts, most of which will be subject to individual separate reports and Key Decisions.

 

We are seeking approval to establish these temporary contracts due to the absence and unavailability of specialist procurement resource in the Authority, at the point these contracts should have been reviewed for re-procurement purposes. A dedicated LBS Procurement Team within Resources & Housing in now in place, and are working to a coordinated, comprehensive workplan to deliver compliant contracts, and this is documented and managed through the LBS Procurement Strategy Workplan..

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Richard Nelson


05/02/2019 - Design and Cost Report for Aireborough Leisure Centre Roof Repairs ref: 48335    

To give authority to spend £360K on the replacement of the flat rooves over the changing village and community hub at Aireborough Leisure Centre.

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 28/01/2019

Effective from: 13/02/2019

Decision:

The Director of City Development gave authority to spend £360k on the replacement of the flat roofs over the changing village and community hub at Aireborough Leisure Centre.

Wards affected: Guiseley and Rawdon;

Lead officer: Helen Evans


05/02/2019 - The extension of the Cleaning Material, Equipment and Supplies Contract ref: 48333    

To seek approval to extend the existing Cleaning Material, Equipment and Supplies framework contract for a further 12 months which will start on the 15th February 2019 and end on 14th February 2020. The value of the extension will be approximately £800k.

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 28/01/2019

Effective from: 13/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Richard Jackson


04/02/2019 - Bikeability Cycle Training Contract ref: 48331    

Approval to tender the Bikeability Cycle Training Contract

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 25/01/2019

Effective from: 12/02/2019

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation) granted approval to go out to tender for delivery of the Bikeability Cycle Training Contract from 1st September  2019 to 31st August 2021 with the option to extend the contract for a further 2 years to 31st August 2023.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rebecca James


04/02/2019 - School funding 2019/20 - local funding formula and transfer between funding blocks of the Dedicated Schools Grant ref: 48329    Recommendations Approved

To make decisions on the local funding formula for schools for 2019/20 and the transfer of funding from the Central Schools Services Block to the High Needs Block of the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG). The council is responsible for deciding on a local schools funding formula for 2019/20, in order to distribute the Schools Block funding of the DSG to all maintained schools and academies.

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 25/01/2019

Effective from: 12/02/2019

Decision:

The Director of Children and Families approved the proposed schools funding formula for 2019/20 and the transfer of £800k from the Central Schools Services Block to the High Needs Block of the 2019/20 Dedicated Schools Grant.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Louise Hornsey


04/02/2019 - Section 106 A654 Thorpe Lane / Middleton Lane Road Safety Scheme ref: 48332    

To ask for authority to progress the detailed design and implementation of highway works for the A654 Thorpe Lane / Middleton Lane Road Safety Scheme.

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision published: 25/01/2019

Effective from: 12/02/2019

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation);

i)  noted the contents of this report,

 

ii)  gave authority to progress the detailed design and implement the highway works as shown on drawing no. 12570/LCC/HWT/01/DR/EP/MI_18d in appendix 1;

 

iii)  gave authority to the City Solicitor to advertise a draft Speed Limit Order and subject to no valid objections being received, to make seal and implement the Order as advertised,

 

iv)  gave authority to advertise a Notice under the provisions of the Section 90C of the Highways Act 1980 required for each proposed vertical deflection traffic calming feature; and

 

v)  gave authority to incur expenditure of £167,000 being £115,000 works costs, £46,000 staff fees, and £6,000 legal fees, funded by £124,800 of Section 106 receipts and £42,200 of Leeds City Council ‘Capital borrowing’.

Note a further £40,000 of already approved Traffic Management 2018/19 capital budget ( LCC capital borrowing ) has also been earmarked to contribute to further works costs of this scheme, giving a potential total funded spend of £207,000. 

Wards affected: Ardsley and Robin Hood; Middleton Park;

Lead officer: Kate Lee


01/02/2019 - Housing Infrastructure Fund Mariginal Viability Fund Grant Funding Agreement: Leopold Street ref: 48328    

Approval for Leeds City Council to enter into a funding agreement with Homes England for the sum of £990,000 Housing Infrastructure Funding to be utilised on remediation works to facilitate the delivery of housing at Leopold Street

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 24/01/2019

Effective from: 01/02/2019

Decision:

The Director of Resources & Housing provided approval for Leeds City Council to enter into a funding agreement with Homes England for the sum of £990,000 Housing Infrastructure Funding to be utilised on remediation works to facilitate the delivery of housing at Leopold Street. The final version of the funding agreement is attached at Confidential Appendix 1.

 

Approval is given to Legal Services to finalise the detail of and for the Council enter into funding agreements with ChaCo and Unity HA for the HIF grant on the basis of the terms and conditions outlined within the finalised funding agreement at Confidential Appendix 1.

 

The Director of Resources & Housing approved ‘Exemption to Call In’ for this decision as outlined at 5.1.3 of the Executive and Decision Making Procedure Rules.

Wards affected: Chapel Allerton;

Lead officer: Sarah May


29/01/2019 - Authority to procure community based short break services ref: 48305    Recommendations Approved

The Director of Adults and Health is asked to:

 

Give authority to proceed with a procurement process to appoint a suitable provider or providers to deliver community based short break services from 1st October 2019.  The budget per annum is £1,299,440 and the contract period will be 3½ years with options to extend up to 24 months.

 

Waive CPRs 8.1, 8.2, 9.1 and 9.2 using the authority set out in CPR 1.3. in order to award new interim contracts direct to existing providers for a period of 6 months commencing 1st April 2019.  The combined value of the interim contracts is £564,720.

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 21/01/2019

Effective from: 29/01/2019

Decision:

The Director of Adults and Health gives authority to proceed with a procurement process to appoint a suitable provider or providers to deliver community based short break services from 1st November 2019.  The budget per annum from April 2019 is £1,299,440 and the contract period will be 3 years and 5 months with options to extend up to 24 months.

 

The Director of Adults and Health has waived CPRs 8.1, 8.2, 9.1 and 9.2 using the authority set out in CPR 1.3. in order to award new interim contracts for a period of 6 months commencing 1st May 2019 to Allied Health Services Ltd, Mears Care Ltd, Synergy Homecare, Leeds Jewish Welfare Board.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Brooke-Mawson


29/01/2019 - Request for approval for the creation of additional staff positions to deliver the Council housing growth programme ref: 48313    

That the Director of Resources and Housing approves the creation of new staff positions to support the delivery of the Council housing growth programme

 

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision published: 21/01/2019

Effective from: 06/02/2019

Decision:

That the Director of Resources and Housing approved the creation of the 11 permanent new staff positions identified in this report onto the Resources and Housing structure in order that the Council’s target of delivering 1,500 new homes at a cost of £247.5 million of capital investment can be delivered over the next 5 years.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Denton


30/01/2019 - Distribution of £300,000 per annum funding from NHS Leeds CCG for five years to Neighbourhood Networks ref: 48304    Recommendations Approved

To approve the receipt and distribution of funding to Neighbourhood Networks from the Clinical Commissioning Group to the value of £300,000 per annum. This funding is a supplement to the recently awarded grant and is to run concurrently for the full five years of that funding.

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Decision published: 21/01/2019

Effective from: 29/01/2019

Decision:

The Director of Adults and Health approved the receipt and redistribution of £300,000 per annum to the Neighbourhood Network Scheme grants from NHS Leeds CCG via a Section 256 agreement.

 

The Director of Adults and Health noted that commissioning officers on behalf of Leeds City Council’s Adults and Health Directorate will liaise with colleagues in NHS Leeds CCG and Leeds City Council’s Procurement and Commercial Services to oversee the distribution of this funding and all necessary grant funding novations.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Peel


07/02/2019 - Design & Cost Report for Package One of the ‘Early Works’ required to facilitate the Learning Places expansion of Carr Manor Community School (Primary Phase) Capital Scheme Number: 32655/CAR/000 ref: 48282    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision published: 07/01/2019

Effective from: 07/02/2019

Decision:

The Head of Learning Systems agreed to:

1. Approve the requirement to enter into an ‘Early Works’ agreement with the LLEP for Portakabin Limited to deliver ‘package one’ of the ‘Early Works’ programme necessary to meet the critical path programme for expansion of Carr Manor Community School (Primary Phase). This will take the form of an ‘Early Works’ agreement between the authority and Leeds D&B One Ltd for the sum of £248,750.

2. Approve the expenditure of £248,750 from capital scheme number 32655/CAR/000 for the completion of ‘package one’ of the ‘Early Works’ programme at Carr Manor Community School (Primary Phase).

3. Note that this constitutes the second of two separate ‘Early Works’ packages required at Carr Manor Community School (Primary Phase) prior to entering into formal contract following determination of the planning application on the 6th March 2019. ‘package one’, detailed within this report, includes for site preparation activities and procurement of key materials only.

4. Note the programme dates identified in section 4.0 of this report, in relation to the implementation of this decision, represents the critical path for project success and must be adhered to where possible.

5. Note that the officer responsible for implementation is the Head of Projects and Programmes, Asset Management & Regeneration and authorise them to enter into all other agreements required to deliver this project.

Wards affected: Moortown;

Lead officer: Christopher Gosling