Council decisions

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Decisions published

29/07/2021 - Brent Cross Cricklewood - Plots 53 and 54 (Main works) ref: 8661    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 02/08/2021

Effective from: 29/07/2021

Decision:

1.       That pursuant to the decision of the Housing and Growth Committee dated the 25 January 2021 (item 5) that the Deputy Chief Executive be delegated authority in consultation with the Chairman of the Housing and Growth Committee to finalise the mitigation strategy to commence works on site as set out at paragraphs 1.40-1.41 of the aforementioned report and the Deputy Chief Executive having consulted with the Chairman of the Housing & Growth Committee hereby authorises and approves

 

a)    the issuing of a site notice and releasing the balance of grant funding following the required changes to the Funding Development Agreement with L&Q having been made to enable works on site to be commenced.

Wards affected: Childs Hill; Golders Green; Hendon;


28/01/2021 - Brent Cross Cricklewood - Acquisition of Brent Cross South Retail Park ref: 7580    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 29/01/2021

Effective from: 28/01/2021

Decision:

That the Chief Executive authorises the completion of the documents for the acquisition of the Brent Cross South Retail Park and associated documentation as listed in paragraph 1.2 of this report (including any other ancillary documentation as required) by the Council and BX Holdings

Wards affected: Childs Hill; Golders Green; West Hendon;


16/12/2020 - Brent Cross Cricklewood – Hardships Buybacks and Call Option Agreements (CPO2) ref: 7579    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 27/01/2021

Effective from: 16/12/2020

Decision:

1.    Where leaseholders meet the Hardship Criteria (Appendix 2), to confirm that the Deputy Chief Executive having consulted with the Chairman of the Housing and Growth Committee may authorise on behalf of the Council the acquisition of all the estate and interest held by each qualifying individual leaseholder on the Whitefield Estate Part 2 (“the Estate Rights”) in Brent Cross South (CPO2) at the new market values.

 

2.    That any transactions authorised pursuant to 1 above be effected in accordance with the Heads of Terms as shall be agreed in respect of each property and for each acquisition to be supported by a separate COD.

 

3.    To confirm that the Deputy Chief Executive or such other approved officer be authorised to instruct the preparation of the contracts and other appropriate required documentation for each acquisition in respect of a qualifying leaseholder referred to at 1 above to reflect the Heads of Terms and having regard to the best interests of the Council and to complete the same

 

4.    To confirm that the Deputy Chief Executive be authorised to proceed to acquire on the basis of the use of Call Option Agreements (“the Option”) in such form as shall be agreed having regard to the best interests of the Council and to enter into and complete the same in respect of any of those residential property owners falling within Whitefield Estate Part 2 in CPO2.

 

5.    To authorise residential acquisitions in the Whitefield Estate Part 2 by the Council at the updated market values as specified in the summary PCE as attached in the (exempted) Appendix 3.

Wards affected: Childs Hill; Golders Green; West Hendon;


10/12/2020 - Brent Cross - Toys R Us ref: 7567    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 14/12/2020

Effective from: 10/12/2020

Decision:

To authorise the completion of  (a) the surrender of part of Headlease 1 as defined in the Exempt report entered into between the Council and Toys R Us (b) a Deed of Variation  to vary  Headlease 2 (“the TRU Site”)  as defined in the Exempt Report  (c ) the consequential amendments required to the BXS legal documentation to ensure that the TRU Site forms part of the BXS scheme;  and d)  revisions to the Direct Agreement between the council and Homes England (Lender) and to the Legal Charge to include the freehold of the TRU Site.

Wards affected: Childs Hill; Golders Green; West Hendon;


21/04/2020 - Barnet Homes Housing Management on Regeneration Estates ref: 7484    For Determination

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 12/05/2020

Effective from: 21/04/2020

Decision:

That funding of £301,600 be approved from the council’s Housing Revenue Account for the year 2020/21 for Barnet Homes to deploy additional management resources on the regeneration estates of Grahame Park and Dollis Valley.

Wards affected: Colindale; Underhill; West Hendon;


24/03/2020 - The Freehold Land and Buildings known as 12-18 High Road, London N2 9PJ - Authority to Purchase via Auction ref: 7471    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 30/03/2020

Effective from: 24/03/2020

Decision:

To give authority to bid up to £3.5M plus VAT for the freehold land and buildings known as 12-18 High Road, London N2 9PJ and if the bid is accepted, to purchase this property.

 

To authorise the Director of Growth to place a bid on the Council’s behalf, via proxy, telephone or internet.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


02/05/2019 - Brent Cross Cricklewood Scheme – Variations to the Brent Cross North Property Development Agreement and Associated Legal Documentation ref: 7469    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 03/03/2020

Effective from: 02/05/2019

Decision:

 

 

1.    That the Deputy Chief Executive after having consulted with Chairman of the Assets and Regeneration Committee confirms the decision to proceed to finalise and agree the detail of the consequential changes required to the Brent Cross Property Development Agreement and Co-operation Agreement, CPO indemnity agreement and Grant Agreement and associated commercial documentation.

 

 

2.    To authorise that the Council following agreement and finalisation of the changes referred to at 1 above now enters into and completes the variations to the Brent Cross Property Development Agreement and Co-operation Agreement, CPO indemnity agreement and Grant Agreement and associated commercial documentation. The full list of required documentation is set out below:

·         Decoupling contract relating to Claremont Park

·         Variation of the property development agreement

·         Variation of the co-operation agreement

·         Variation of the CPO indemnity agreement

·         Variation of the grant agreement

·         Deed of release of the existing restrictive covenant

·         New deed of restrictive covenant

·         Deed of release of the retail park option and pre-emption

 

 

 

Wards affected: Childs Hill; Golders Green; West Hendon;


27/02/2020 - Brent Cross Cricklewood Scheme - Land Appropriation ref: 7468    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 03/03/2020

Effective from: 27/02/2020

Decision:

  1. To approve the appropriation of the areas of land referred to in this report and shown shaded blue, yellow, pink and green on the plans at Appendix A of this report for planning purposes and in order to facilitate the development of land for mixed uses including residential, retail, commercial, leisure, community, infrastructure and other uses, pursuant to powers contained in section 122 of the Local Government Act 1972.

2.    To authorise Council Officers to apply to the Secretary of State for consent for the appropriation of the land referred to in this report at paragraph 2.21 below and shown shaded blue on the plans 24685/5 and 24685/6 pursuant to Section 19(2) Housing Act 1985. The appropriation of that land shall not take place until the Secretary of State has consented to its appropriation.

 

3.    In taking the decisions set out at paragraphs 1 and 2 above to note that the consequence, in respect of the land shown shaded blue on the plans at Appendix A and in the event that the consent of the Secretary of State referred to in paragraph 2 above is given, will be to enable easements and other rights to be overridden in accordance with the provisions of section 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (“the 2016 Act”).

 

4.    In taking the decisions set out in paragraphs 1 and 2 above to note that the consequence, in respect of the land shown pink, yellow and green on the plans within Appendix A, will be to enable easements and other rights to be overridden in accordance with the provisions of section 203 of the 2016 Act.

 

5.    To confirm that the Deputy Chief Executive may following the appropriation of the land shaded pink, yellow, green and blue on the Plans attached at Appendix A negotiate any valid claim pursuant to section 204 of the 2016 Act arising from the overriding of any third party rights, easements and covenants as a result of the appropriation pursuant to section 203 of the 2016 Act.

 

6.    In respect of the land shown coloured yellow on the plans at Appendix A the appropriation of that land shall not take effect until such time as a stopping up order or diversion order has been made and has come into force in relation to that land.

 

7.    To authorise the Director of Finance to take such necessary administrative and accounting steps to give effect to the appropriation and record the same including any required adjustments to the Housing Revenue Account (HRA).

 

 

8.    To note that the Council will transfer its land to BXS in accordance with the mechanisms set within the BXS Project Agreement.

 

9.    To note that further appropriations may be required and will be subject to a Chief Officer Decision report.

 

Wards affected: Childs Hill; Golders Green; West Hendon;


18/12/2019 - Finchley Square Project ref: 7424    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 20/12/2019

Effective from: 18/12/2019

Decision:

Wards affected: Finchley Church End; West Finchley;


17/10/2019 - Hendon Cemetery Gatehouse Restoration and Renovation (Contract Ref CS/094728) ref: 7363    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive

Decision published: 30/10/2019

Effective from: 17/10/2019

Decision:

Authorisation to award a contract to City Axis Limited for £ £873,538.57 for a period of 6 months (construction period).

Wards affected: Mill Hill;