17/11/2020 - Review of the Office of the Chief Executive

To present to Cabinet the findings of the review of the Office of the Chief Executive and outline recommended changes to this, for consultation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Sheena Ramsey

Notice of decision: 20/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


17/11/2020 - Corporate Complaints and Compliments Procedure – Annual Report 2019/20

Cabinet is asked to consider and endorse an analysis of the complaints and compliments recorded by the Council during the year 2019/20/

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Mike Barker, Strategic Director Corporate Services and Governance

Notice of decision: 17/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/11/2020 - Gateshead Quays/Baltic Quarter Link Road

To update Cabinet on anticipated funding offer of £5 million from the Getting Building Fund, via the NELEP, to the Council to assist in the delivery of a new link road through Baltic Quarter, and to seek approval for delegated authority to enter into a funding agreement with the NELEP for the aforementioned allocation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Gareth Powell

Notice of decision: 17/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This matter is considered to be commercially confidential and contains exempt information, as detailed below:

1. The report will contain “exempt” information which falls
within paragraph 3 of part 1 of schedule 12A to the Local
Government Act 1972 (“Information relating to the financial
or business affairs of any particular person (including the
authority holding the information)”;
and
2. "In relation to the “exempt” information, it has been determined that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because disclosure would adversely impact the authority’s ability to manage its commercial financial and business affairs."


17/11/2020 - Transfer of Land; and purchase of affordable homes at Whitley Court in Wrekenton

To seek Cabinet approval to transfer land to Gateshead Regeneration Partnership; and subsequently to purchase 44 affordable homes

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Andrew Sloan

Notice of decision: 17/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This matter is considered to be commercially confidential and contains exempt information, as detailed below:

1. The report will contain “exempt” information which falls
within paragraph 3 of part 1 of schedule 12A to the Local
Government Act 1972 (“Information relating to the financial
or business affairs of any particular person (including the
authority holding the information)”;
and
2. "In relation to the “exempt” information, it has been determined that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because disclosure would adversely impact the authority’s ability to manage its commercial financial and business affairs."


17/11/2020 - Budget – Approach to Recovery 2021/22

Cabinet to agree the approach to budget 2021 incorporating pandemic response to ensure a legally balanced budget can be achieved.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Darren Collins

Notice of decision: 17/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/11/2020 - Green Homes Grant Funding Bid for Chopwell

To seek Cabinet approval to submit funding applications, and delegated approval to agree and accept terms and conditions if successful, to the Green Homes Grant for solid wall insulation to homes in Chopwell.


Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Jim Gillon

Notice of decision: 17/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/11/2020 - Clasper Housing Development

To seek Cabinet approval for a proposed housing development at Clasper

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Amanda Reed

Notice of decision: 17/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This matter will be dealt with during the private part of the meeting.

This matter is considered to be commercially confidential and contains exempt information, as detailed below:

1. The report will contain “exempt” information which falls
within paragraph 3 of part 1 of schedule 12A to the Local
Government Act 1972 (“Information relating to the financial
or business affairs of any particular person (including the
authority holding the information)”;
and
2. "In relation to the “exempt” information, it has been determined that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because disclosure would adversely impact the authority’s ability to manage its commercial financial and business affairs."


17/11/2020 - Housing Governance and Tenant Involvement Arrangements

To seek Cabinet approval for proposed new arrangements for the governance of its housing functions and for the engagement and involvement of council tenants and leaseholders.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Yvonne Hands

Notice of decision: 17/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/11/2020 - Infrastructure Funding Statement and priority for CIL spending

For information purposes and for Cabinet to endorse the priority for CIL spending

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Iain Armstrong

Notice of decision: 17/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/11/2020 - High Street South Delivery Plan - Update

To seek approval recommence regeneration activity on High Street South Project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Caroline Hargreaves

Notice of decision: 20/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
*This matter will be dealt with during the private part of the meeting.

This matter is considered to be commercially confidential and contains exempt information, as detailed below:

1. The report will contain “exempt” information which falls
within paragraph 3 of part 1 of schedule 12A to the Local
Government Act 1972 (“Information relating to the financial
or business affairs of any particular person (including the
authority holding the information)”;
and
2. "In relation to the “exempt” information, it has been determined that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because disclosure would adversely impact the authority’s ability to manage its commercial financial and business affairs."


17/11/2020 - Climate Emergency

To note the findings of an independent environmental audit of the council’s activities, and seek approval for an environmental policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Anneliese Hutchinson

Notice of decision: 20/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/11/2020 - Zero Carbon Heat Strategy

To present and agree the strategy for reducing Council carbon emissions from buildings and Council homes towards net zero by 2030

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Jim Gillon

Notice of decision: 20/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This matter will be dealt with during the private part of the meeting.

This matter is considered to be commercially confidential and contains exempt information, as detailed below:

1. The report will contain “exempt” information which falls
within paragraph 3 of part 1 of schedule 12A to the Local
Government Act 1972 (“Information relating to the financial
or business affairs of any particular person (including the
authority holding the information)”;
and
2. "In relation to the “exempt” information, it has been determined that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because disclosure would adversely impact the authority’s ability to manage its commercial financial and business affairs."


17/11/2020 - Highway Asset Mangement Plan Update

Approve updates to the Council's Highway Asset Management Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Andrew Haysey

Notice of decision: 20/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/11/2020 - GRP and Freight Depot

To update Cabinet on progress of the Freight Depot regeneration project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Andrew Sloan

Notice of decision: 20/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
*This matter will be dealt with during the private part of the meeting.

This matter is considered to be commercially confidential and contains exempt information, as detailed below:

1. The report will contain “exempt” information which falls
within paragraph 3 of part 1 of schedule 12A to the Local
Government Act 1972 (“Information relating to the financial
or business affairs of any particular person (including the
authority holding the information)”;
and
2. "In relation to the “exempt” information, it has been determined that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because disclosure would adversely impact the authority’s ability to manage its commercial financial and business affairs."


20/10/2020 - Lease Renewal 23 Interchange Centre, West Street

This report seeks Cabinet approval for the lease renewal of unit 23 Interchange Centre to Wilko Retail Ltd.


Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Karl Thompson

Notice of decision: 20/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This matter will be dealt with during the private part of the meeting.

This matter is considered to be commercially confidential and contains exempt information, as detailed below:

1. The report will contain “exempt” information which falls
within paragraph 3 of part 1 of schedule 12A to the Local
Government Act 1972 (“Information relating to the financial
or business affairs of any particular person (including the
authority holding the information)”;
and
2. "In relation to the “exempt” information, it has been determined that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because disclosure would adversely impact the authority’s ability to manage its commercial financial and business affairs."


22/09/2020 - Second speculative office development at Baltic Quarter

Seeking Cabinet approval for final Business Case and award of contract to Willmott Dixon Construction for delivery of 2nd speculative office building at Baltic Quarter.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Gareth Powell

Notice of decision: 22/09/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Sensitive financial information included in the Report.


18/08/2020 - Site 6b Saltmeadows Road

To seek Cabinet approval of the re-gearing of a ground lease to facilitate redevelopment of a redundant building

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Steven Hayles

Notice of decision: 18/08/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This matter is considered to be commercially confidential and contains exempt information, as detailed below:

1. The report will contain “exempt” information which falls
within paragraph 3 of part 1 of schedule 12A to the Local
Government Act 1972 (“Information relating to the financial
or business affairs of any particular person (including the
authority holding the information)”;
and
2. "In relation to the “exempt” information, it has been determined that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because disclosure would adversely impact the authority’s ability to manage its commercial financial and business affairs."


16/06/2020 - Tyneside Air Quality Project - Submission of Full Business Case

To seek approval for the contents of the final Full Business Case submission to Government for the Tyneside Airt Quality Project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2020

Lead officer: Andrew Haysey

Notice of decision: 16/06/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open