Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Wednesday, 15th May, 2024 4.00 pm

Venue: Committee Rooms 4 & 5, Town Hall, Wellington Street, Woolwich SE18 6PW. View directions

Contact: Daniel Wilkinson  Email: committees@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies from Members of the Committee.

2.

Urgent Business

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

3.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 45 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.

Single Homelessness Accommodation Programme pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To agree to enter into revenue and capital grant funding agreements for the Single Homelessness Accommodation Programme, and to approve a budget for the delivery of the grant programme

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Decision:

Agreed to enter into revenue and capital grant funding agreements (appendix 1 and 2), following a successful bid to the Greater London Authority (GLA) for the Single Homelessness Accommodation Programme, to deliver accommodation and support to vulnerable clients at risk of homelessness.

 

Approved a budget of £4,348,731 for the delivery of the grant programme, comprised of:

 

        Revenue Grant: £636,231

        Capital Grant: £2,325,000

        Housing Revenue Account Borrowing: £1,387,500

 

Delegated authority to the Director of Regeneration, Enterprise and Skills to approve the purchase of each property under the Single Homelessness Accommodation Programme.

5.

Report on the Morris Walk North Management Company pdf icon PDF 137 KB

To agree management arrangements of the Morris Walk North Management Company

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Decision:

Agreed to the transfer of the Morris Walk North Management Company (ManCo), currently owned by Lovell Director Limited (Lovells), to RBG and Paragon Asra (PA) Housing, in order to provide estate management services to the communal area of Morris Walk North and energy management services.

 

Agreed that the ManCo will be jointly owned by RBG and PA Housing, with a share ownership structure of 50/50, and that the Articles of Association for the ManCo will be amended accordingly.

 

Agreed that PA Housing and RBG may agree a Management/  Shareholder Agreement with deadlock clauses for the ManCo in order to protect the interests of both parties’ residents .

 

Noted the responsibilities of the ManCo listed in 4.2.3 below, and agree that, once appointed, the Directors of the ManCo will procure estate services to deliver best value for RBG and PA Housing residents.

 

Delegated authority to the Director of Housing and Safer Communities to agree to the changes to the Articles of Association and to the creation of the Management/Shareholder Agreement through a Decision Report.

 

Delegated authority to the Director of Housing and Safer Communities to nominate the RBG Director of the ManCo.

6.

Contract Standing Orders - Exemptions / Variations (1 July 2023- 31 December 2023) pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To note the summary of Waivers to Contract Standing Orders and Variations to Contracts reported for the period 1st July 2023 to 31st December 2023

Decision:

Noted the summary of Waivers to Contract Standing Orders and Variations to Contracts reported for the period 1st July 2023 to 31st December 2023, detailed in Paragraph 4 of the report.