The list of forthcoming Member-level decisions serves as the City Council's notice of all Member-Level Executive decisions, including those proposed to be taken at a private meeting of the Cabinet, in accordance with Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012.

Notice will be given of the following:

a) All Key Decisions to be taken by the Cabinet, a Committee of the Cabinet or an individual Cabinet Member;
b) Executive non-Key Decisions to be taken by the above decision-makers, wherever possible;
c) All private meetings of the Cabinet;
d) All decisions to be taken under General Exception or Special Urgency provisions;

Key Decisions are defined by statute as:

(a)  Decisions likely to result in the Council incurring expenditure which is, or the making of savings which are, significant having regard to the Council's budget for the service or function to which the decision relates; or

(b)  To be significant in terms of its effects on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards or electoral divisions in the area of the Council.

This list is updated with each new notice and the information is based upon statutory requirements.

Any queries relating to specific decisions should be referred to the relevant Officer listed against the respective decision, using the email address provided.


10/06/2021 - Housing Care & Support Services Direct Award

To directly award a number of contracts delivering housing care and support in the Adult Social Care Integrated Commission Division.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Decision due date: 10/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 10/06/2021


10/06/2021 - St John's Wood Neighbourhood Forum re-designation

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: 10/07/2021

Wards affected: Abbey Road; Regent's Park;

Notice of decision: 10/06/2021


10/06/2021 - Approval of Expenditure from the Ward Budget for Maida Vale

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 10/07/2021

Wards affected: Maida Vale;

Lead officer: Janis Best

Notice of decision: 10/06/2021


10/06/2021 - Alternative Provision and Behaviour Outreach Contract Award

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Young People and Learning

Decision due date: Before 04/08/2021

Lead officer: Annabel Saunders

Notice of decision: 10/06/2021


09/06/2021 - Empty Property Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 09/07/2021

Lead officer: Cecily Herdman

Notice of decision: 09/06/2021


04/06/2021 - The delivery route options for redevelopment at Huguenot House.

 

 

The report reviews the advantages and disadvantages of a number of options to deliver the full-scale redevelopment of Huguenot House. The documentation also includes the Outline Business Case.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 07/2021

Wards affected: St James's;

Notice of decision: 04/06/2021


04/06/2021 - Harley Street Area Partnership BID Ballot

A new BID for the Harley Street Area proposed for a 5 year term.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: Before 30/07/2021

Lead officer: Haylea Asadi

Notice of decision: 04/06/2021


04/06/2021 - Brompton Road BID Ballot

A new BID for Brompton Road proposed for a 5 year term, cross-border with RBKC for which WCC is the Lead Authority.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: 09/07/2021

Lead officer: Haylea Asadi

Notice of decision: 04/06/2021


04/06/2021 - The procurement of an operator to supply, operate and maintain Electric Vehicle (EV) Rapid Charge Points for Westminster City Council

To procure a contract for the delivery of a service for the supply, installation and operation of 30 on-street Electric Vehicle (EV) rapid charge points (providing a charge of 50kW) for Westminster City Council. The concession contract is planned to run for a period of 8 years, with an option to extend for 2 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 05/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steven Denny

Notice of decision: 04/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This report is exempt in accordance with Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, “Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)”.


04/06/2021 - The procurement of an Operator to supply, operate and maintain Electric Vehicle (EV) Lamp Column Charge Points for Westminster City Council

The contract will be for the supply, installation and operation of 440 new lamp column charge points (providing a charge of 5.5kW) for residents in Westminster. This is to be a concession contract for a period of 3 years, with the option to extend for a further 2 years

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 05/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steven Denny

Notice of decision: 04/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This report is exempt in accordance with Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, “Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)”.


04/06/2021 - updated Local Development Scheme

Cabinet Member approval sought for updated Local Development Scheme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: Not before 04/07/2021

Notice of decision: 04/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/06/2021 - Code of Construction Practise

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 02/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josephine Gay

Notice of decision: 02/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/06/2021 - Revision of the Licensing Policy under the Licenisng Act 2003

Following public consultation on the proposed revisions to the Councils Statement of Licensing Policy under the Licensing Act 2003 a Cabinet Member Decision is required for the approval of the final revisions of the Licensing Policy, specifically the inclusion of three new policies for ancillary deliveries, delivery centres and shops, the removal of the off licence conditions and other minor amendments to other policies to reference the new policies or enable their implementation and refer it to Full Council for adoption.  

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: Before 03/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kerry Simpkin

Notice of decision: 02/06/2021


27/05/2021 - Private Sector Housing Enforcement Policy

Updated policy on Private Sector Housing and Letting Agent standards, requirements and compliance

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 06/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kirsty Munro

Notice of decision: 27/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/05/2021 - HMO Licensing Policy

Supporting the HMO Licensing Scheme this policy sets out the licensing requirements, regulations and compliance

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 06/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kirsty Munro

Notice of decision: 27/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


24/05/2021 - 10 Orange Street Lease Renewal

Short length new lease with existing tenant of whole building on flexible terms for both parties and in line with current market conditions

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 21/06/2021

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Philip Owen

Notice of decision: 24/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/05/2021 - Queen's Park Neighbourhood Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: 20/06/2021

Wards affected: Queen's Park;

Lead officer: Michela Leoni

Notice of decision: 20/05/2021


20/05/2021 - Supply and Allocation of Social Housing 2021/22

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision due date: 20/06/2021

Lead officer: Cecily Herdman

Notice of decision: 20/05/2021


20/05/2021 - Rev Dr John Clifford Green Plaque

Proposal for a commemorative Green Plaque to Rev Dr John Clifford, world renowned Baptist minister and social reformer at Westbourne Park Baptist Church

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 06/2021

Wards affected: Bayswater;

Lead officer: Claire Appleby

Notice of decision: 20/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/05/2021 - Rating Advisory Panel - 21.09.2021

Business Rates Discretionary & Hardship Relief

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 09/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gemma Williams

Notice of decision: 20/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/05/2021 - Rating Advisory Panel - 13.07.2021

Business Rates Discretionary and Hardship Relief

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gemma Williams

Notice of decision: 20/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/05/2021 - Church Street Renewal Voids

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 14/06/2021

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Sarah Crampton

Notice of decision: 14/05/2021


05/05/2021 - Public Realm improvements in Piccadilly Circus

Proposals to design and implement public realm and protective security improvements in Trafalgar Square

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: Before 30/06/2021

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Mark Chalmers

Notice of decision: 05/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
That this report be exempt from disclosure by virtue of the Local Government Act 1972, Schedule 12A Part 1, paragraph 7 (as amended), in that it contains information relating to action to be taken in connection with the prevention investigation or prosecution of a crime


15/04/2021 - Lisson Grove Programme - Multi-Discipline Consultant Team Appointment

Seeking approval of the appointment of the MDCT and we are seeking delegated authority to draw down and spend the cost to deliver the service through to Outline Business Case Part 2.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 15/05/2021

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Sue Machin

Notice of decision: 15/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


12/04/2021 - West End Gate Transfer of 37 Intermediate Rent Units to Westminster Builds and Management Case.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Before 11/06/2021

Wards affected: Little Venice;

Lead officer: James Green

Notice of decision: 12/04/2021


09/04/2021 - Renewal of Borough-wide Street Drinking and Dog Control Public Space Protection Orders - 3 Year Period

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 09/05/2021

Notice of decision: 09/04/2021


09/04/2021 - Renewal of Borough-wide Street Drinking and Dog Control Public Space Protection Orders - Temporary

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 09/05/2021

Notice of decision: 09/04/2021


07/04/2021 - Making of Westminster's Article 4 Direction for changes of use from Class E (commercial, business and service uses) to C3 (dwelling houses).

Introduction of a non-immediate Article 4 Direction to remove permitted development rights for change of use from Class E (commercial, business and service uses) to C3 (dwelling houses).

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: Before 18/06/2021

Wards affected: Bayswater; Bryanston and Dorset Square; Church Street; Churchill; Hyde Park; Knightsbridge and Belgravia; Little Venice; Marylebone High Street; Regent's Park; St James's; Tachbrook; Vincent Square; Warwick; West End; Westbourne;

Lead officer: Sean Walsh

Notice of decision: 07/04/2021


25/03/2021 - Intermediate Rent Homes at Farm Street

Transfer of the intermediate rent homes being built at the Farm Street Development to Westminster Builds

 

 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 25/04/2021

Wards affected: West End;

Lead officer: Timothy Hampton

Notice of decision: 25/03/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


01/03/2021 - Adoption of the Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: 01/06/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Luke Ferguson

Notice of decision: 01/03/2021


24/02/2021 - Extension of the contracts with Zipcar (UK) Ltd for Fixed Point and Flexible car sharing services

To extend the contracts for 1 year from the current expiry of 30th June 2021.  Car Sharing provides an alternative to private vehicle ownership and the fixed point and flexible car sharing contracts provide 185 and 90 vehicles respectively on street for members to

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 04/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Raj Mistry

Notice of decision: 24/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


22/02/2021 - Adoption of the Environment Supplementary Planning Document

The decision will be to adopt a new Environment SPD following adoption of the City Plan 2019 – 2040 and statutory public consultation.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: 08/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kimberley West

Notice of decision: 22/02/2021


22/02/2021 - Westminster's Existing Supplementary Planning Documents and Guidance

A decision to revoke existing supplementary planning documents and guidance following the adoption of the City Plan 2019 - 2040

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: 04/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kimberley West

Notice of decision: 22/02/2021


15/02/2021 - Rating Advisory Panel - 08.06.2021

Business Rates Discretionary & Hardship Relief

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 06/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gemma Williams

Notice of decision: 15/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/02/2021 - Westminster Community Homes – Funding requirements for revised development programme

Decision regarding the approval of AHF funding and council loan financing to support the delivery of 50 additional affordable homes for use by City Council nominees.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 28/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lyndsey Gamble

Notice of decision: 15/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/02/2021 - Approval of Expenditure from the Ward Budget of Little Venice

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 08/04/2021

Wards affected: Little Venice;

Lead officer: Clare O'Keefe

Notice of decision: 08/02/2021


07/01/2021 - Ebury Bridge Estate Renewal

Approval of an advanced budget to continue delivery of the project.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Before 01/03/2021

Wards affected: Churchill;

Lead officer: Emily Myers

Notice of decision: 07/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Contains information relating to financials.


31/12/2020 - Beachcroft Care Home Tender

Cabinet Members approval sought for outcome of tender process.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Not before 31/01/2021

Notice of decision: 31/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


23/12/2020 - Approval of Expenditure from the Ward Budget of Vincent Square

This report seeks approval for the expenditure of £10,000.00 from the Vincent Square Ward Budget in order to commission:

(a) Anchor Court Security Works which includes the installation of the following:

• Secure number-locked vehicle gate – off Douglas Street
• Secure number-locked pedestrian gate – off Carey Place, into the car park
• Higher wrought iron fencing – around the car park
• Automatic-opening electronic connections to the building fire safety systems

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 20/01/2021

Wards affected: Vincent Square;

Lead officer: Richard Cressey

Notice of decision: 23/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/12/2020 - Approval of Expenditure from the Ward Budget of Churchill, Tachbrook and Warwick

This report seeks approval for the expenditure of £14,175.00 from the Churchill, Tachbrook and Warwick Ward Budget in order to commission:

(a) Upperdeckers Programme 2021

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 20/01/2021

Wards affected: Churchill; Tachbrook; Warwick;

Lead officer: Richard Cressey

Notice of decision: 23/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2020 - Integrated Investment Framework 2021/22

The Council's investment framework, setting out the parameters, limits and framework around the Council's investments, focussing on financial and property investments.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2021

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth, Rikin Tailor, Phil Triggs

Notice of decision: 21/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2020 - Treasury Management Strategy - 2021/22 to 2025/26

The Council's Treasury Management Strategy over the next 5 years, which sets out the framework within which the Council will manage it's cash and investments.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth, Rikin Tailor, Phil Triggs

Notice of decision: 21/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2020 - Housing Revenue Account Business Plan

The business plan and financial strategy for the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) over the next 30 years. This includes the revenue and capital budgets.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth, Debbie Jackson, Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 21/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2020 - Capital Strategy - 2020/21 to 2034/35

The Council's capital strategy and capital programme over the next 15 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth, Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 21/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2020 - Medium Term Financial Plan: 2021/22 to 2023/24

The Council's 2020/21 budget and medium term financial plan to 2023/24.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth, Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 21/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open