Greenwich Council

Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Contact: Nassir Ali  Email: nassir.ali@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or tel: 020 8921 6160

Note: Item 13 has been deferred and will not be heard at the meeting 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were presented on behalf of Councillors David Gardner, Averil Lekau, Christine Grice and Jackie Smith

 

2.

Urgent Business

The Chair to announce any items or urgent business circulated separately from the main agenda.

Minutes:

The Chair announced that item 13 had been deferred and would not be discussed at the meeting.

 

There were no items of urgent business.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Members to declare any personal and financial interests in items on the agenda.  Attention is drawn to the Council’s Constitution; the Council’s Code of Conduct and associated advice.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved -

 

That the list of Councillors’ Membership, as Council appointed representatives, on outside bodies, joint committees and School Governing bodies be noted.

 

That it be noted that Councillor XXX declared a personal interest in Item X (title), as a family member works in the Disability & Sensory Team

 

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 48 KB

To agree, as a true and accurate record, the Minutes of the Cabinet Meetings held on 10 October 2018 & 17 October 2018.

 

No motion or discussion may take place upon the Minutes except as to their accuracy, and any question on this point will be determined by a majority of the Members of the body attending who were present when the matter in question was decided.  Once confirmed, with or without amendment, the person presiding will sign the Minutes.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved -

 

That the Minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 10 October 2018 and 17 October 2018 be agreed and signed as a true and accurate record.

 

5.

Cabinet Performance Report - High Level Objectives pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To note the appendices to this report which provide an overview of the Council’s performance across its high-level objectives.

 

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Noted the Councils performance across its high level objectives.

 

 

 

Minutes:

Cabinet received the report and

 

Resolved –

 

That the appendices to the report, which provided and overview of the Council’s performance across its high level objectives, be noted.

 

 

 

6.

Adoption of Revised Gambling Statement of Principles pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To consider and commend to Full Council the revised Royal Borough of Greenwich Statement of Gambling Policy in respect of the Gambling Act 2005 at Appendix A.

 

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Recommend to Full Council the revised Royal Borough of Greenwich Statement of Gambling Policy in respect of the Gambling Act 2005.

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

The report was presented by the Director of Housing and Safer Communities.

 

Cabinet

 

Resolved –

 

That the revised Royal Borough of Greenwich Statement of Gambling Policy in respect of the Gambling Act 2005 be recommended to Full Council for approval.

 

 

 

 

7.

Contract Standing Orders - Exemptions / Variations June 2018 to August 2018 pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To note the summary of Exemptions to Contract Standing Orders reported for the period 1 June 2018 to 31 August 2018. To note the summary of Variations under Contract Standing Orders reported for the period 1 June 2018 to 31 August 2018. To note the requirement to refer the report to Overview and Scrutiny.

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.    Noted the summary of Exemptions to Contract Standing Orders reported for the period 1 June 2018 to 31 August 2018, detailed in Appendix 1.

 

2.    Note the summary of Variations under Contract Standing Orders reported for the period 1 June 2018 to 31 August 2018, detailed in Appendix II.

 

3.    Noted the requirement to refer the report to Overview and Scrutiny as per paragraphs 4.1 and 4.2 below.

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

The report was presented by the Director of Finance.

 

Cabinet

 

Resolved –

 

That the summary of exemptions and variations to Contract Standing Orders reported for the period 1 June 2018 to 31 August 2018 be noted.

 

 

 

 

8.

Local Government Ombudsman Complaints Annual Review Letter 2018 pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To note the content of the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman Annual Review Letter for 2018.

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Noted the content of the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman Annual Review Letter for 2018.

 

 

 

Minutes:

The report was presented by the Director of Finance.

 

Cabinet

 

Resolved –

 

That the content of the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman Annual Review Letter for 2018 be noted.

 

 

 

9.

Greenwich and Proud - Benefits of Staying as Maintained School pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To receive a document from the Lead Member for Children and Schools and consider and agree the approach to promoting the benefits of being a maintained school in Greenwich – “Greenwich and Proud”.

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Agreed the approach to promoting the benefits of being a maintained school in Greenwich – “Greenwich and Proud”.

 

 

 

Minutes:

The report was introduced by the Assistant Director Commissioning and Resources.

 

Cabinet

 

Resolved –

 

That the approach to promoting the benefits of being a maintained school in Greenwich – “Greenwich and Proud” be agreed.


 

 

 

10.

Start Well Greenwich - Children and Young People's Health and Wellbeing Services 2020 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To agree the approach to the re-modelling, re-procurement and alignment of a range of children and young people’s health and wellbeing universal and prevention services for 2020, set out in the presentation at Appendix 1 and summarised at section 3 of the report.

 

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Noted the presentation and agreed the approach to the re-modelling, re-procurement and alignment of a range of children and young people’s health and wellbeing universal and prevention services for 2020

 

 

 

Minutes:

The report was presented by the Assistant Director Commissioning Resources.

 

Cabinet

 

Resolved –

 

That the presentation be noted and the approach to the re-modelling, re-procurement and alignment of a range of children and young people’s health and wellbeing universal and prevention services for 2020 be agreed.

 

 

 

11.

Children's Centres Contract Extensions pdf icon PDF 205 KB

To agree to the variation of the Children’s Centre contracts to extend them by six months from October 2019-March 2020 and to note this would lead to a total spend of £2,823,345.00 for the period.

 

 

 

 

Decision:

Agreed to the variation of the Children’s Centre contracts to extend them by six months from October 2019-March 2020 that will lead to a total spend of £2,823,345.00 for the period.

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

The report was presented by the Assistant Director Commissioning Resources.

 

Cabinet

 

Resolved –

 

That the variation of the Children’s Centre contracts to extend them by six months from October 2019-March 2020 that will lead to a total spend of £2,823,345.00 for the period be agreed.

 

 

 

 

12.

Proposal for improving the interface between Greenwich Young People's Council and Elected Members pdf icon PDF 171 KB

Note the activity undertaken by the Greenwich Young People’s Council (GYPC) and approve the proposals to improve the interface between GYPC and elected members as stated in section 5 of the report.

 

 

 

 

Decision:

1.    Noted the activity undertaken by the Greenwich Young People’s Council (GYPC).

 

2.    Approved the proposals to improve the interface between GYPC and elected members as stated in section 5 of the report.

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

The report was presented by the Assistant Director Commissioning Resources.

 

Cabinet

 

Resolved –

 

That the activity undertaken by the Greenwich Young People’s Council (GYPC) be noted.

 

That it be agreed to approve the proposals to improve the interface between GYPC and elected members as stated in section 5 of the report.

 

 

 

 

13.

The John Roan School Conversion to Academy Status pdf icon PDF 153 KB

This Item has been deferred.

Additional documents:

Decision:

This item was deferred.

 

 

 

Minutes:

This item was deferred.