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.


29/06/2020 - Financial Planning - 2021/22 to 2023/24

A report setting out the financial framework for the budget setting cycle and medium term planning for this year.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/07/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth, Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 29/06/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/06/2020 - 2019.20 Outturn and Accounts

A report summarising the 2019/20 outturn and accounts, including approval for slippage on the capital programme to be re-profiled from 2019/20 into 2020/21.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/07/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 29/06/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/06/2020 - Ebury Bridge Estate Renewal – In Principle Compulsory Purchase Order Resolution

This report identifies the progress made towards the renewal of the Ebury Bridge Estate and seeks Cabinet Member approval to progress all work necessary to establish a case for compulsory purchase of land and property required for the redevelopment of Pimlico House, Bridge House, Westbourne House, Rye House, Bucknil House, Victoria House, and Donraile House (the Order Land) as part of the Ebury Bridge Estate Renewal, whilst continuing to negotiate and complete acquisitions of legal interests, on the basis of the statutory Compulsory Purchase Compensation Code.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 13/07/2020

Wards affected: Churchill;

Lead officer: Barbara Brownlee

Notice of decision: 12/06/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/06/2020 - Purchase of investment in W2

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 09/07/2020

Notice of decision: 09/06/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


09/06/2020 - Surrender of leasehold interest in SW1`

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 09/07/2020

Notice of decision: 09/06/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


03/06/2020 - Lisson Arches Full Business Case

Cabinet Member approval sought tor the full business case in relation to Lisson Arches.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 03/07/2020

Notice of decision: 03/06/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


03/06/2020 - 9 Woodfield Road - Land disposal

Cabinet Member approval sought for disposal of land.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 11/06/2020

Notice of decision: 03/06/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


21/05/2020 - Green Plaque proposal for Halima Nalecz

Proposal for a Green Plaque to commemorate artist Halima Nalecz and the Drian Galleries

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business and Planning

Decision due date: 19/06/2020

Wards affected: Hyde Park;

Lead officer: Claire Appleby

Notice of decision: 21/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/05/2020 - Ashbridge Ashmill and Cosway Street

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 18/06/2020

Notice of decision: 18/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt


18/05/2020 - Infills Packages 6 and 7 Lanark Road - Contract Award

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 18/06/2020

Notice of decision: 18/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


14/05/2020 - Westmead Care Home - Development Proposals

Decisions required prior to planning submission.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 12/06/2020

Wards affected: Westbourne;

Lead officer: Emily Myers

Notice of decision: 14/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/05/2020 - Westbourne Neighbourhood Forum Re-designation

A decision is required on whether the Westbourne Neighbourhood Forum should be re-designated for a further 5 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business and Planning

Decision due date: Before 19/06/2020

Wards affected: Westbourne;

Lead officer: Michela Leoni

Notice of decision: 09/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/05/2020 - Nomination and Appointment of Local Authority School Governors

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision due date: 07/06/2020

Notice of decision: 07/05/2020


07/05/2020 - Digital Street Market Approval

Cabinet Member Report seeking agreement to enter into a grant agreement with the GLA in relation to the Digital Street Market Project and seek approval of spend and the delivery of the project as set out within the grant agreement.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business and Planning, Cabinet Member for Community Services and Digital

Decision due date: 01/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Wilkins

Notice of decision: 07/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Contains financial information relating to staff.


06/05/2020 - Minor changes to the Leaseholder Policy for Housing Renewal Areas

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 06/06/2020

Notice of decision: 06/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/05/2020 - Carlton Dene - An Extra Care and Residential Development'

Cabiinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 06/06/2020

Notice of decision: 06/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


01/05/2020 - Royal Albert Hall Security and Highways Improvements

To approve an initial design and the capital expenditure to implement security measures and a series of highways improvements in the vicinity of the Royal Albert Hall.

To grant approval to enter into a Section 278 agreement for the works and to proceed to detailed design and implementation of the scheme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: Before 31/07/2020

Wards affected: Knightsbridge and Belgravia;

Lead officer: Jerry Warner

Notice of decision: 01/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


01/05/2020 - Dispensation in relation to Non-Attendance at Council Meetings

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision due date: 01/06/2020

Lead officer: Sarah Craddock

Notice of decision: 01/05/2020


22/04/2020 - Additional Services associated with design development and developer partner procurement for the Church Street development area

Cabinet Member approval souught.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 30/04/2020

Notice of decision: 22/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


22/04/2020 - Provision of Public Conveniences

Officer report

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: Before 31/05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian McAuley

Notice of decision: 22/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


17/04/2020 - Lamp Column Electric Vehicle Charge Point Expansion

The contract will be for the supply, installation, operation of 450 new lamp column electric vehicle 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 2 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 16/05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Darren Montague

Notice of decision: 17/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Para 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).


17/04/2020 - Rapid Charger Electric Vehicle Charge Point Expansion

To procure a contract for the delivery of a service for the supply, installation, operation of 10 on-street Electric Vehicle rapid charge points (providing a charge of 50kW) for Westminster City Council. The contract is planned for a period of 8 years, with an option to extend for 2 years and will be a concession contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 16/05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Darren Montague

Notice of decision: 17/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Para 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).


14/04/2020 - Extension of the Contract for Provision of Flexible Car Sharing Club Services and granting of waiver to increase the maximum permitted vehicles operating in the City

The contract for Provision of Flexible Car Sharing Club Services, provided by Zipcar (UK) Ltd, provides flexible car sharing vehicles for short term hire by residents and businesses as an alternative to private vehicle ownership. The vehicles are provided with a permit that allows them to park in resident, paid for and cashless parking bays in the City, so that a hire can start and end in different locations, including other participating boroughs. The proposal is to extend the contract by 2 years. As well as the extension, the granting of a waiver will allow Zipcar to increase the maximum number of vehicles they operate to 150 in the first year and 225 in the second, from the 90 they are currently allowed, assuming there are appropriate levels of demand to justify increase and the kerbside can accommodate the increased numbers

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 13/05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Darren Montague

Notice of decision: 14/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Exempt under para 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972

3. Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


14/04/2020 - Extension of the Contract for Provision of Fixed Point Car Sharing Club Services & Extension of the Contract for Provision of Flexible Car Sharing Club Services and granting of waiver to increase the maximum permitted vehicles operating in the City

The Fixed Point Car Sharing Club Services contract, provided by Zipcar (UK) Ltd, provides 185 vehicles, operating from dedicated car club bays, for hire by residents and businesses who are signed up to the scheme as an alternative to private vehicle ownership. The proposal is to extend the contract by 2 years. The provision of the service will remain the same, other than the contract expiry date.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 13/05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Darren Montague

Notice of decision: 14/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Exempt under para 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972

3. Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


08/04/2020 - Lighting Master Plan 2020 - 2040

The lighting master plan lays down a strategy and strategic approach to manage the application and use of artificial light across the city.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Philip Robson

Notice of decision: 08/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/03/2020 - Westminster Community Homes – Agency Role in the Ebury Bridge Renewal Project

This report seeks approval to continue and extend the use of Westminster Community Homes (WCH) as the leaseholder engagement agent for the Ebury Bridge regeneration programme. To facilitate the inter-estate re-housing of Ebury Bridge residents, the report seeks approval to agree short-term leases with WCH on vacant Ebury Bridge properties.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Before 27/04/2020

Wards affected: Churchill;

Lead officer: David Thompson

Notice of decision: 30/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/03/2020 - Burlington Gardens Highways Improvements

Approval sought for detailed design and implementation of highways improvements on Burlington Gardens

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 05/2020

Wards affected: West End;

Lead officer: Simon Morgan

Notice of decision: 23/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/03/2020 - Infill Development Programme- Section 106 Approval

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 19/03/2020

Wards affected: Churchill;

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  - view reasons


10/03/2020 - Waste Enforcement Policy

Review of the Waste Enforcement Policy to bring it in line with recent legislative and national policy updates.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Public Protection and Licensing

Decision due date: 26/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kirsty Munro, Alex Woodman

Notice of decision: 10/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/03/2020 - Replacement of Ventilation Fans in the Piccadilly Road Underpass

Ventilation Fans in the 300m long twin bore Piccadilly Underpass under Hyde Park Corner are age expired and require replacing to maintain the safe operating standards in the underpass

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 08/04/2020

Wards affected: St James's; West End;

Lead officer: Andy Foster

Notice of decision: 09/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/02/2020 - Highways Services Procurement Strategy

Decision paper on Highways Services Procurement Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways, Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 04/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Philip Robson

Notice of decision: 27/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/02/2020 - Central London Inclusive Growth - SIP

Approval of Cabinet Member sought to enter into a grant agreement.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business and Planning

Decision due date: Not before 19/03/2020

Notice of decision: 19/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/02/2020 - Home Improvement Agency Grant Policy

A revised HIA Grant Policy to support vulnerable people remain independent in their own home using Better Care Fund allocation from Government

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Public Protection and Licensing

Decision due date: 24/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Annette Acik

Notice of decision: 19/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/02/2020 - Contact Centre - Contract Award

Cabinet Member approval sought for contract award.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Community Services and Digital

Decision due date: Not before 14/03/2020

Notice of decision: 14/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


10/02/2020 - Commemorative Green Plaque at Middlesex Hospital

Proposed Green Plaque to commemorate James Tait, Sylvia Simpson and Hilary Grundy who made the discovery of the hormone Aldosterone at the former Middlesex Hospital Medical School.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business and Planning

Decision due date: 21/02/2020

Wards affected: West End;

Lead officer: Claire Appleby

Notice of decision: 10/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/02/2020 - Strategy to join a Dynamic Purchasing Vehicle for Looked After Children and Care Leavers

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision due date: 03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Owen McGirr

Notice of decision: 10/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


31/01/2020 - Joint Venture Agreement between Central London Forward

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision due date: 29/02/2020

Lead officer: Julia Corkey

Notice of decision: 31/01/2020


30/01/2020 - Development Sales Programme - Delegated Authority Paper for Parsons North

Cabinet Member approval sought for delegating authority to operate a Development Sales Programme for a site in Parsons North.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 29/02/2020

Wards affected: Little Venice;

Notice of decision: 30/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


30/01/2020 - Development Sales Programme - Delegated Authority Paper for Luton Street

Cabinet Member approval sought for delegating authority to operate a Development Sales Programme for a site in Luton Street.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 29/02/2020

Wards affected: Church Street;

Notice of decision: 30/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


23/01/2020 - Print and Documentation Management Contract Extension

Contract extensions sought for print management, reprographics and digital mailroom services.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 23/02/2020

Notice of decision: 23/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


13/01/2020 - Review of Westminster City Council's resident engagement structure

Agreement of the Cabinet Member for Housing Services sought for a new structure and implementation plans for resident engagement.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 21/01/2020

Notice of decision: 13/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/01/2020 - Huguenot House - Professional Appointment Approval - Project Manager/Engineer

Cabinet Member approval sought for professional appointment.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 28/02/2020

Notice of decision: 13/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


13/01/2020 - Huguenot House - Professional Appointment Approval of the Architect

Cabinet Member approval sought for the appointment.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 28/02/2020

Notice of decision: 13/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


09/01/2020 - Huguenot House Consultation on Options

Approval requested to continue with the resident and stakeholder consultation on all options and to incorporate at least one additional redevelopment design option and for approval for an additional budget to engage a multi-disciplinary consultancy team and further appointments as required to carry forward the project within the approved budget.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 09/02/2020

Notice of decision: 09/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons