Councillors and committees

Agenda and decisions

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Items
No. Item

1.

Public Questions

A period of up to 30 minutes for public questions on matters relevant to the Committee’s remit which are not related to items featured on the agenda. Advance notice of the questions is preferred but not essential.

2.

Apologies for Absence and Attendance of Substitute Members

3.

Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests and any other non pecuniary interests (personal interests) relevant to items on the agenda.

4.

Minutes

To confirm and sign the minutes of the meetings held on 23 January 2019.

5.

Boundary Commission Review - Sizing Report pdf icon PDF 72 KB

This report summarises the Royal Borough of Kingston’s submission to the Local Government Boundary Commission on council size as stage one as part of the Commission’s review of Kingston’s electoral arrangements.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that –

 

1. the draft report on Council size attached at Annex 1 to the agenda be approved for submission to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England; and

2. The Director, Corporate and Commercial be authorised to make any final minor amendments to the report ahead of submission to the Commission in consultation with the Leader of the Council and the Leader of the Opposition.

6.

Recruitment Agency Contract - Variation pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To approve a variation to the existing agency recruitment contract with Adecco for a period of twelve months until April 2020.

Decision:

RESOLVED that –

 

1) the current agency contract with Adecco be extended by means of variation, for a period of twelve months to April 2020; and

2) the Director, Corporate and Commercial be authorised to put in place a deed of variation to allow a contract variation term of 12 months.

7.

Cambridge Road Estate Redevelopment Joint Venture Contract Award pdf icon PDF 546 KB

To agree the mechanisms through which the Council enters into a Joint Venture to deliver the redevelopment of the Cambridge Road Estate.

To set out the arrangements that are being put in place to facilitate the period between approval of this report and the ballot in the Autumn 2019 through a Completion Agreement

Decision:

Full Council is RECOMMENDED to agree to:

 

1. award the contract to Countryside Properties (UK) Ltd;

2 the establishment of the Limited Liability Partnership (LLP);

3. delegate to the Finance and Contracts Committee the authority to:

(a) appoint RBK councillors and officer representatives to the LLP Board and any other related body; and

(b) review and approve LLP Business Plans; and

4. delegate to the Director of Growth, in consultation with the Director of Corporate and Commercial, Leaders, relevant Administration Portfolio Holders, and Opposition Spokespeople, the authority to agree the name of the Joint Venture LLP, negotiate the final detailed terms of the agreements being entered into, and authority to agree that the Council enter into the following agreements:

? LLP Members’ Agreement

? Development Agreement

? Completion Agreement

? Phase Lease and Works Agreement

? CPO Indemnity Agreement

? Project Management Agreement

? Construction Management Agreement

? Corporate Services Agreement

? Any ancillary agreements or documents necessary to give effect to the setting up of the Joint Venture LLP in accordance with the agenda report and its appendices

8.

Urgent Items Authorised by the Chairman

To consider any items which, in the view of the Chair, should be dealt with as a matter of urgency because of special circumstance in accordance with S100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972

9.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The following resolution is included if any exempt matter is to be considered at the meeting for which the Committee wish to resolve to exclude the press and public:

 

To exclude the public from the meeting under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that it is likely that exempt information, as defined in paragraph *….of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act, would be disclosed and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

(*relevant regulatory paragraph to be indicated)