Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre

Contact: Adam Rees 

Items
No. Item

121.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

None.

122.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors’ declarations of interest (if any) in relation to any items on the agenda.

Minutes:

None.

123.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 281 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 25 January 2018.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 25 January 2018 are agreed as a correct record and signed by the Leader.

124.

Matters Arising

Any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.

124a

Minute 102 - Matters Arising

Minutes:

Councillor Purton, as Portfolio Holder Environment, said that following confirmation at Cabinet on 25 January 2018 that the Council had abandoned the procurement process to award the Domestic Waste and Recycling Collection and Allied Services contract and would be beginning a new procurement process, the Council now had written confirmation from Veolia that the current contract would be extended until February 2019.

125.

Written Questions from the Public pdf icon PDF 191 KB

To receive any questions from members of the public in accordance with Rule 10 of the Council Procedure Rules.

Minutes:

The question, together with the answer, is appended to the minutes.

126.

Written Questions from Councillors

To receive any questions from Councillors in accordance with Rule 11 of the Council Procedure Rules.

Minutes:

None.

127.

Petitions

To consider any petitions that have been referred to the Cabinet under the Council’s Petition Scheme.

Minutes:

None.

128.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 223 KB

To note the Forward Plan, which lists all upcoming Cabinet decisions and provides notice of key decisions and those expected to be taken in private session.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Forward Plan is noted.

129.

Recent Decisions Taken by The Leader, Deputy or Portfolio Holder(s)

To note the recent Portfolio Holder decision taken under delegated powers, as attached.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the following decision is noted.

129a

Portfolio Holder for Housing - 8 February 2018 pdf icon PDF 106 KB

130.

HTS (Property and Environment) Limited Contract Awards 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 227 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

A     The following Business Cases are awarded to HTS (Property and Environment) Ltd subject to clarification and agreement on the terms and conditions, and that separate contracts are entered into for each activity not exceeding the values set out below:

 

a)    Internal Works

b)    Disabled Adaptations

c)    Compliance

d)    Contingency

e)    Windows and Doors

f)     Fire Doors

g)    Energy Efficiency

TOTAL

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

3,380,000

900,000

400,000

100,000

100,000

100,000

200,000

5,180,000

 

Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report to award seven business cases to HTS (Property and Environment) Limited totalling £5,180,000.

 

Proposed by Councillor Mark Wilkinson (seconded by Councillor Mike Danvers) it was:

 

RESOLVED that:

 

A     The following Business Cases are awarded to HTS (Property and Environment) Ltd subject to clarification and agreement on the terms and conditions, and that separate contracts are entered into for each activity not exceeding the values set out below:

 

a)    Internal Works

b)    Disabled Adaptations

c)    Compliance

d)    Contingency

e)    Windows and Doors

f)     Fire Doors

g)    Energy Efficiency

TOTAL

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

3,380,000

900,000

400,000

100,000

100,000

100,000

200,000

5,180,000

 

131.

Appointment of Cabinet Overview Working Group, Panels and Partnership Bodies 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 37 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that appointments to Cabinet Overview Working Group, Panels and Partnership Bodies were approved as appended to the minutes.

132.

Communications from Committees/Working Groups/Parties and Panels

None.

Minutes:

None.

133.

Minutes of Panels/Working Groups

To note the following draft minutes of Cabinet appointed bodies. Minutes remain draft until approved by the relevant body.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the following meetings are noted.

133a

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 26 September 2017 of Housing Standards Board pdf icon PDF 36 KB

133b

Minutes of meeting Monday, 4 December 2017 of Housing Standards Board pdf icon PDF 52 KB

133c

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 11 January 2018 of Cabinet Overview Working Group pdf icon PDF 47 KB

133d

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 18 January 2018 of Constitution Panel pdf icon PDF 45 KB

133e

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 18 January 2018 of Harlow Local Highways Panel pdf icon PDF 61 KB

134.

Matters of Urgent Business

To deal with any matters of an urgent nature.

Minutes:

None.