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.


24/03/2020 - Delivery of residential care services from Carlton Dene and Westmead

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 24/04/2020

Notice of decision: 24/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


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


13/03/2020 - Minor amendment to the Council's Council Tax Support Scheme for 2020/21

Cabinet Member approval sought for a minor amendment to be made to the Council Tax Support Scheme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 23/03/2020

Notice of decision: 13/03/2020

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


10/01/2020 - Pay Policy 2020-2021

To approve the Pay Policy for 2020-21

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 10/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Giorgia Fiorillo

Notice of decision: 10/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/01/2020 - Safeguarding Adults Executive Board Annual Report

Officer Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 10/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 10/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/01/2020 - HOUSING INVESTMENT STRATEGY AND HRA BUSINESS PLAN 2020/21

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 10/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth

Notice of decision: 09/01/2020


09/01/2020 - INTEGRATED INVESTMENT FRAMEWORK 2020/21

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 10/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 09/01/2020


09/01/2020 - TREASURY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY STATEMENT 2020/21 - 2024/25

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 10/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth

Notice of decision: 09/01/2020


09/01/2020 - CAPITAL STRATEGY REPORT – 2020/21 TO 2024/25

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 10/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth

Notice of decision: 09/01/2020


09/01/2020 - Medium Term Financial Planning - 2020/21 to 2022/23

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 10/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth

Notice of decision: 09/01/2020


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


02/01/2020 - Rating Advisory Panel 20.04.2020: Determination of National Non-Domestic Rates Discretionary and Hardship Relief Applications

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 20/04/2020

Notice of decision: 02/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


24/12/2019 - Public consultation - Proposed borough-wide 20mph Limit

Between 17 September 2019 and 10 December 2019 a public consultation of a proposed 20mph Limit across the City of Westminster Highway Network was undertaken. This report advises on the findings of the consultation and presents a recommendation for consideration and approval.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 24/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/12/2019 - Westminster Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and pooled Section 106 contributions – Project Allocations (Q4)

The report seeks to allocate CIL and s106 developer contributions to infrastructure projects to support growth in Westminster following receipt of monies from development.

Decision Maker: Cabinet CIL Committee

Decision due date: 21/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michael Clarkson

Notice of decision: 14/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/12/2019 - Parliamentary Ducting - Dartmouth Street & Victoria Street

Staff working for Parliament's Strategic Estates are due to occupy new offices in Dartmouth Street and Victoria Street in 2020. In order to provide power and communications resilience to those new offices, Parliament's Strategic Estates have requested that the City Council install new ducting and cables in the street under a Highways Act s278 agreement.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Wards affected: St James's;

Notice of decision: 14/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
The provision of power and communications cabling to Parliamentary offices is considered to be security sensitive. An exemption from publication is accepted ‘if the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information’. It is considered that the information in this report is of a sufficiently sensitive nature that an exemption can be applied


11/12/2019 - Customer Experience and Digital Strategy

Westminster City Council have developed a Customer Experience and Digital Strategy to set out our ambitions for the experience we want our customers to have when they contact us, and how we will use technology to help us do this.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 10/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Becky Chapman

Notice of decision: 11/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/12/2019 - Capital Re-profiling Report

Report summarising the re-profiling of capital budgets for 2019/20.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 22/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 10/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/12/2019 - Business Pooling for 2020/21

Report setting out the proposal for the London Business Rates pooling arrangement for 2020/21.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Cagdas Canbolat, Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 10/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/12/2019 - Extension to Parking Services’ People and Resources and Business Processing and Technology Contracts

Seeking approval for the proposed procurement strategy for Parking Services' People & Resources (P&R) and Business Processing and Technology (BP&T) contracts, that are both due to expire in Nov 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 10/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

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


06/12/2019 - Church Street Site A - Outline Business Case - Part Two

Cabinet Member approval sought for part two of the Outline Business Case.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 02/03/2020

Wards affected: Church Street;

Notice of decision: 06/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


05/12/2019 - Discontinuance Notice for (Part) of Charing Cross Pedestrian Subway

Charing Cross Pedestrian Subway complex is managed and maintained by Westminster City Council. A section of the subway is owned by Coutts Bank but maintained as public walkway by the council under a legal agreement. Coutts Bank wish to redevelop the area under their ownership and permanently close this section of the subway as a public walkway, the closure will absolve Westminster from any further maintenance responsibilities in this area.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Wards affected: St James's;

Notice of decision: 05/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/12/2019 - Petition Response - Give Councils powers to issue larger on-the-spot fines for engine idling Petition Form

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 04/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/12/2019 - Extension of Sexual Health Promotion and Psychological Support Service Contract

WCC is in contract with Turning Point for the Sexual Health Promotion and Psychological Support Service. The contract will expire on 31 March 2020 and the contract has the option to extend for two years beyond this date subject to satisfactory performance. This report requests approval to extend the current contract until 31 March 2022.

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

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 04/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/11/2019 - Illuminated River Project - Legal Agreement

The Illuminated River Project is a privately funded initiative to light central London's Thames Bridges including Waterloo Bridge and the twin Golden Jubilee Footbridges which are owned and maintained by Westminster. The report seeks approval to enter into a legal agreement with the Illuminated River Foundation (IRF) effectively granting the IRF a licence to install new lighting on the Westminster's Bridges and maintain them for a period of 9 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business and Planning

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Wards affected: St James's;

Notice of decision: 28/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/11/2019 - Redevelopment of St Marylebone Bridge Special School

Cabinet Member approval sought for redevelopment of St Marylebone Bridge Special School.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Education and Skills

Decision due date: 26/12/2019

Notice of decision: 26/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/11/2019 - Rating Advisory Panel 10.03.2020: Determination of National Non-Domestic Rates Discretionary and Hardship Relief Applications

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 17/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Susan Bush

Notice of decision: 19/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


11/11/2019 - Central London Cycle Grid: Quietway from St John's Wood to Marylebone - Design and Implementation

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Wards affected: Abbey Road; Bryanston and Dorset Square; Church Street; Regent's Park;

Notice of decision: 11/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/11/2019 - Mayfair Neighbourhood Plan

Approval to formally make (i.e. adopt) Mayfair Neighbourhood Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business and Planning

Decision due date: Before 20/12/2019

Wards affected: Knightsbridge and Belgravia; West End;

Lead officer: Sean Walsh

Notice of decision: 07/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/10/2019 - Westminster City Plan Submission to Secretary of State - Regulation 22

This report seeks recommendation to the Full Council from the Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning that the City Plan is submitted to the Secretary of State for examination.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business and Planning

Decision due date: 21/10/2019

Lead officer: Kimberley Hopkins

Notice of decision: 11/10/2019


08/10/2019 - Petition: To re-consider the proposed rent increase for Carltin Hill Community Nursery

Cabinet Member to consider response to the petition.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 08/11/2019

Notice of decision: 08/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/10/2019 - Church Street Site A - Outline Business Case - Part One

Cabinet Member approval sought for Outline Business Case.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 02/01/2020

Wards affected: Church Street;

Notice of decision: 04/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


04/10/2019 - Penfold ECH - Contract Award

The existing Penfold Extra Care Housing service contract is expiring.
A re-procurement exercise has been undertaken and authorisation is required to award a new service contract.

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

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Notice of decision: 04/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


30/09/2019 - Lisson Grove Programme - Outline Business Case

Cabinet Member approval sought for the Outline Business Case.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 30/10/2019

Wards affected: Church Street;

Notice of decision: 30/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons