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An explanation as to what constitutes a key decision can be found within the decision making section of the council's constitution.

Decisions published

20/06/2019 - Progress on Scrutiny Projects ref: 62675    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: That the progress on scrutiny projects be noted.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

 

[Call-in does not apply as the decision was solely to note the report.]


20/06/2019 - Revenue and Capital Outturn 2018/19 ref: 62674    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019

Decision:

Having agreed to consider Appendix 5 to the report, which had previously been circulated on the main agenda as a confidential appendix, for the reasons set out on the second supplemental agenda, Members

 

RESOLVED:  To note

 

(1)          the revenue and capital outturn position for 2018/19 as summarised in paragraphs 1 to 1.2 of the officer report;

 

(2)          the movement between reserves, as summarised in table 4 and paragraphs 2.31 to 2.44 of the officer report;

 

(3)          the revenue carry forwards, as summarised in table 5, paragraph 2.45 of the officer report, that had been approved under delegated authority by the Director of Finance;

 

(4)          the slippages on the Capital Programme, as summarised in tables 9 and 10 of the officer report, that had been approved under delegated authority by the Director of Finance for carry forward into 2019/20;

 

(5)          the Quarter 4 Commercialisation Update, as set out in Appendix 5 to the officer report.

 

Reason for Decision:  To report the final outturn position for the financial year 2018/19.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

 

[Call-in does not apply as the decision was solely to note the report.]

Wards/Areas affected: (All Wards/Areas);


20/06/2019 - Any Other Urgent Business - Call-In of the Cabinet decision (30 May 2019) - Harrow Strategic Development Partnership ref: 62672    Item Called In

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019

Decision:

Members considered the report, including the confidential appendices, as a matter of urgency, for the reasons set out on the supplemental agenda.

 

RESOLVED:  That the decision of Cabinet on 30 May 2019 be confirmed.

 

Reason for Decision: Committee Procedure Rules 46.8.3, 46.9 and 46.13 required Cabinet to reconsider its decision at its next meeting and within 10 clear working days of a referral by the Call-In Sub-Committee.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

 

[Call-in does not apply as the decision had previously been subject to the call-in procedure.]


20/06/2019 - Treasury Management Outturn 2018/19 ref: 62673    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED:  That

 

(1)          the outturn for treasury management activities for 2018/19 be noted;

 

(2)          the report be referred to the Governance, Audit, Risk Management and Standards Committee for review.

 

Reason for Decision:  To promote effective financial management and comply with the Local Authorities (Capital Finance and Accounting) Regulations2003 and relevant guidance.  To keep Cabinet informed of treasury management activities and performance.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

 

[Call-in does not apply as the decision was solely to note the report.]

Wards/Areas affected: (All Wards/Areas);


20/06/2019 - Dockless E- Bike Cycle Hire scheme ref: 62670    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2019

Effective from: 29/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED:  That

 

(1)          the implementation of a dockless cycle hire scheme with the company, Lime, be approved on a trial basis for a maximum of 1 year in the borough of Harrow;

 

(2)          the Corporate Director, Community following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Environment, be authorised to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Lime and determine the future of the scheme after the trial period.

 

Reason for Decision:  To allow Council to implement a dockless e-bike cycle hire scheme for a one year trial basis.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Wards/Areas affected: (All Wards/Areas);


20/06/2019 - Appointment of Chair of the Employees' Consultative Forum ref: 62671    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2019

Effective from: 29/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED:  That Councillor Adam Swersky be appointed as Chair of the Employees’ Consultative Forum for the 2019/20 municipal year.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.


20/06/2019 - Scrutiny Review into Preventing Youth Violence ref: 62669    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2019

Effective from: 29/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED:  That

 

(1)          the reference from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee be received and noted;

 

(2)          a response report to the recommendations of the Review Group be submitted by the relevant Directorate(s) to the July 2019 Cabinet meeting;

 

(3)          the Chair of the Review Group and an opposition Member of the Review Group be invited to present the findings in accordance with the Cabinet/Scrutiny Protocol.

 

Reason for Decision:  To receive and request a response for Cabinet’s consideration in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.


20/06/2019 - Final Report of the Scrutiny Review of Highways Maintenance ref: 62668    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 25/06/2019

Effective from: 29/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED:  That

 

(1)          the reference from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee be received and noted;

 

(2)          a response report to the recommendations of the Review Group be submitted by the relevant Directorate(s) to the July 2019 Cabinet meeting;

 

(3)          the Chair of the Review Group and an opposition Member of the Review Group be invited to present the findings in accordance with the Cabinet/Scrutiny Protocol.

 

Reason for Decision:  To receive and request a response for Cabinet’s consideration in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.