Greenwich Council

Agenda and decisions.

Venue: Rooms 4 & 5, Town Hall, Wellington Street, Woolwich SE18 6PW

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

2.

Urgent Business

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

3.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 37 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.

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4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To agree, as a true and accurate record, the Minutes of the Cabinet Meeting held on 10 July 2019.

 

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.

5.

Royal Borough of Greenwich Safeguarding Adults Annual Report pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To note the 2018/19 Royal Greenwich Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report, and make any comments on the report which may assist the Safeguarding Adults Board in assuring itself of the effectiveness of safeguarding for adults in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

 

 

 

 

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Decision:

Noted the 2018/19 Royal Greenwich Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report, and make any comments on the report which may assist the Safeguarding Adults Board in assuring itself of the effectiveness of safeguarding for adults in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

 

 

 

 

6.

School Place Planning and Capital Programme 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 788 KB

To note and agree the School Place Planning and Capital Programme 2019/20.

 

 

 

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Decision:

Noted the projected demand for school places in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the key points set out in the Executive Summary under Section 3 of the report.

 

Agreed the proposals for delivering additional primary and secondary school places up to 2022, as specified in Sections 8 and 9 of the report.

 

Agreed if the earlier decision to expand Ark Greenwich Free School is to be revoked.

 

Agreed to remodel Eltham Hill School by one form of entry, as detailed in Section 9 of the report.

 

Noted the projected demand for places in the Royal Borough of Greenwich for children with special educational needs and disabilities, and consider proposals for how this demand will be met, as set out in Section 11 of the report.

 

Noted the increased capital funding allocation of £3,468,346 received by Royal Greenwich from the Department for Education (DfE) to create additional special needs places and improve existing facilities over a three year period from 2018/19.

 

Agreed the proposed re-allocation of available funding, secured s106 developer contributions and unused programme contingencies, in accordance with changing priorities, as set out in Section 12 of this report, in line with the Council’s Scheme of Delegation and delegate to the Directors of Children’s Services and Regeneration Enterprise and Skills (DRES) the authority to vary the Capital Programme as may be required to address future needs within the agreed level of resources.

 

 

 

 

7.

Greenwich Neighbourhood Growth Fund - Feedback on review and proposals for Round 3 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To note the outcome of the Greenwich Neighbourhood Growth Fund review consultation, agree the suggested amendments to the award process, and agreed the arrangements for Round 3.

 

 

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Decision:

Noted the outcome of the Greenwich Neighbourhood Growth Fund review consultation.

 

Agreed the suggested amendments to the GNGF award process as set out in Section 4 and note that the award process will be kept under review, with any further appropriate changes being made in advance of Round 4

 

Agreed the arrangements for Round 3 set out in Section 5.