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.


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 - Connect Westminster (Residents)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 08/03/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Wilkins

Notice of decision: 15/02/2021


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


11/02/2021 - Highways Services - Contracts Arrangements

The proposed arrangements for the five Highway Services contracts.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 11/03/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Raj Mistry


08/02/2021 - Expenditure from the Ward Budgets for Warwick, Tachbrook and Churchill

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 08/03/2021

Wards affected: Churchill; Tachbrook; Warwick;

Lead officer: Clare O'Keefe

Notice of decision: 08/02/2021


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


04/02/2021 - Footway Parking for Rental e-scooters

A Cabinet Member decision is needed to make exemptions for DfT type-approved rental e-scooters to be allowed to be parked on the footway.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 04/03/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steve Tse

Notice of decision: 04/02/2021


04/02/2021 - Kemp House, 90-104 Berwick Street, W1F 0QT section 106 Second Deed of Variation

Approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 04/03/2021

Notice of decision: 04/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/02/2021 - Regent Street - Temporary Highway Improvement Works

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 03/03/2021

Wards affected: St James's;

Notice of decision: 03/02/2021


21/01/2021 - Approval of Expenditure from the Ward Budget of St James's, Warwick, Queen's Park and Bayswater

This report seeks approval for the expenditure of £10,237.50 from the St James’s, Warwick, Queen’s Park and Bayswater Ward Budgets in order to commission:

(a) Westminster Creative Collective by the City Lions, Innovation and Change, WCC Libraries and Children Services Teams.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 20/02/2021

Wards affected: Bayswater; Queen's Park; St James's; Warwick;

Lead officer: Matt Gaskin

Notice of decision: 21/01/2021


15/01/2021 - Quarter 3 Write-offs report - 2020-2021

Cabinet Member approval sought for write-offs.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Not before 25/01/2021

Notice of decision: 15/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


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


31/12/2020 - Church Street - Serving the Demolition Notices <br/>(Approval for service of Initial Demolition Notices for Gayhurst House) <br/>

Cabinet Member approval sought for demolition notices.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 16/01/2021

Wards affected: Church Street;

Notice of decision: 31/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


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


09/12/2020 - Westminster Local Education Partnership

Cabinet Member approval sought for proposals regarding future of the Westminster Local Education Partnership.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Not before 09/01/2021

Notice of decision: 09/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt


07/12/2020 - Villiers Street Public Realm - TMO, Detailed design and Implementation

To undertake Traffic Order consultation, detailed design and implementation of public realm improvements and security measures on Villiers Street

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning, Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 01/2021

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Anju Banga

Notice of decision: 07/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/11/2020 - Quarterly Write-off report

Cabinet Member approval sought for quarterly write-offs.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Not before 26/12/2020

Notice of decision: 26/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


26/11/2020 - Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) programme for 2021/22 in respect of Highways, Public Lighting & Bridges and Structures

Annual report seeking approval to implement schemes funded from the annual Highways Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) budget

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 08/01/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andy Foster

Notice of decision: 26/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/11/2020 - Adoption of Westminster's City Plan 2019 - 2040

Westminster's City Plan 2019 - 2040 has been through statutory public examination and has been found sound subject to modifications, which have been made. The Plan is therefore recommended for adoption at Full Council.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: 14/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kimberley Hopkins

Notice of decision: 25/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/11/2020 - Preferred Way Forward at Huguenot House.

Cabinet Member approval sought for preferred option with regard to the future of Huguenot House.

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

Decision due date: Not before 19/12/2020

Notice of decision: 19/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


09/11/2020 - Pay Policy 2021-22

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2021

Lead officer: Giorgia Fiorillo

Notice of decision: 09/11/2020


29/10/2020 - Update on Leisure Services

Leisure Services update and next steps.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Not before 06/11/2020

Notice of decision: 29/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


19/10/2020 - Community Benefit Fund

Cabinet Member approval sought to approve Community Benefit Fund proposals.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 19/11/2020

Notice of decision: 19/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


07/10/2020 - Acquisition in W1

Property acquisition

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 07/11/2020

Wards affected: Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Sarah-Jayne Steer

Notice of decision: 07/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


07/10/2020 - Acquisition in W1

Property acquisition

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 07/11/2020

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square;

Lead officer: Sarah-Jayne Steer

Notice of decision: 07/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


30/09/2020 - Letting and letting strategy in W1

Officer Rrport

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 28/10/2020

Wards affected: Marylebone High Street;

Lead officer: Sarah-Jayne Steer

Notice of decision: 30/09/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons