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Decisions published

01/07/2020 - Out of Hours Mears Call Handling Contract Extension ref: 3569    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Customer & Corporate Support Services Portfolio Holder

Decision published: 02/07/2020

Effective from: 10/07/2020

Decision:

That agreement be given to continue to use Mears for our out of hours emergency call handling service on a twelve-month rolling contract basis.

 

Lead officer: Susan Lewis


01/07/2020 - Small-Scale Care Facility - Variation of Restrictive Covenant ref: 3570    For Determination

Decision Maker: Housing & Community Services Portfolio Holder

Decision published: 02/07/2020

Effective from: 10/07/2020

Decision:

  1. That an agreement is entered into between the freeholder / owner of 30 Buxton Road, Waltham Abbey and the Council, varying the restrictive covenant to grant permission for either its current use or as a small-scale care facility (Children’s Home), rather than releasing the covenant in full, ensuring that the Council maintains control over any future changes of use to the property; subject to the following conditions being met:

 

(a)   That the agreement includes conditions to ensure that occupiers do not cause any general management problems including anti-social behaviour, or excessive noise nuisance, or that their occupation does not create excessive parking problems in the area;

 

(b)   That the agreement be terminated if there are any justified complaints from the local community;

 

(c)   That the Council’s reasonable legal and management fees relating to the execution of the agreement are met by the owner;

 

(d)   That Planning Permission is granted for use as a small-scale care facility.

 

(e)   That the Director of Property & Housing is satisfied that the small-scale care facility has the relevant licences in place related to its operation.

 

(f)     That the Director of Housing has no reasons why the Council should not vary the covenant.

 

Lead officer: Rachel Smith


23/06/2020 - Adopting A 2-Part Register for Self-build and Custom Housebuilding ref: 3566    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council Housebuilding Cabinet Committee

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Council Housebuilding Cabinet Committee

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

(1)        That the Cabinet Committee noted the recommendation to adopt a 2-part register; and

 

(2)        That the Cabinet Committee noted the recommendation to adopt and implement local connection and financial solvency tests.


23/06/2020 - Acceptance of Tenders - Council Housebuilding Programme ref: 3565    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council Housebuilding Cabinet Committee

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Council Housebuilding Cabinet Committee

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

(1)             That, Indecon Building Limited be awarded the contract to undertake the construction of 7 properties, (contract 1) in the sum of £2,160,015 together with the proposed construction period of 52 weeks; and

 

(2)             That, Indecon Building Limited be awarded the contract to undertake the construction of 11 properties, (contract 2) in the sum of £4,234,504 together with the proposed construction period of 52 weeks.


23/06/2020 - Progress Report - Phases 2-4 ref: 3564    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council Housebuilding Cabinet Committee

Made at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Council Housebuilding Cabinet Committee

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 23/06/2020

Decision:

(1)             That the contents of the Progress Report on Phases 2 to 4 of the Council House Building Programme be noted and presented to Cabinet in line with the Terms of Reference of the Council Housebuilding Cabinet Committee.


25/06/2020 - Procurement of additional AECOM technical support ref: 3567    For Determination

Decision Maker: Planning & Sustainability Portfolio Holder

Decision published: 25/06/2020

Effective from: 03/07/2020

Decision:

That, in accordance with paragraphs 5.2(c) and 5.5(c), the Procurement Rules be waived to obtain additional technical support from AECOM in the sum of £35,000 plus VAT to deliver the HRA work required for the Proposed Main Modifications Consultation required as part of the Epping Forest District Local Plan Independent Examination.

 

Lead officer: Alison Blom-Cooper