The Financial Survey shows that both the Capital Programme and Revenue Budget are soundly based and designed to deliver the Council’s strategic objectives. It sets out the Council’s approach to delivering improved services and value for money over the next five years.
The report summarises the key budget issues currently facing Lewisham for 2008/09 and seeks to assess their impact on the Council’s finances. The key budget pressures for each Directorate, and the management action being taken by Executive Directors to address these pressures have been set out in the body of the report. The overall Councilwide position shows a projected year-end overspend of £691k after management action.
This report presents the first quarter monitoring for both the Council’s capital programme, combining the Directorates’ capital programme and Lewisham Homes capital programme. It is based on forecasts made by project managers based on spend to the end of May and includes the updated spend to the end of June. It follows on from the outturn report to Mayor and Cabinet on 25 June 2008 and has links to the Financial Survey that is contained elsewhere on the agenda.
This report summarises the responses received at Stage 1 of the process, considers whether there should be any changes to the Council’s offer, and requests authority to proceed to a ballot of tenants at Lee.
This report presents the Health and Safety Service Plan and the Food Law Enforcement Plan so as to ensure compliance with the obligations placed upon the authority by the Health and Safety Commission and the Food Standards Agency respectively.
This report informs the Mayor of the response to the proposal to develop a new resource base for 16 pupils with physical and/or medical difficulties and associated cognitive needs at Perrymount Primary School. This was the subject of a statutory notice. The Mayor’s agreement is sought to undertake the necessary building work and to open the resource base.
A capital sum of money has been allocated in the Directorates’ Capital Programme to complement work at stations along the extended East London Line. This funding was obtained as part of the reward system from the government as part of a Transport Local Public Service Agreement. This report outlines the emerging strategy of how the funding is intended to be spent on some of the stations along the extended East London Line and seeks the Mayor’s endorsement of the approach.
The Mayor is asked to approve the 2008/09 Prudential borrowing for highways infrastructure improvements. Infrastructure improvements include highways, street lighting, new CPZ’s and streetscape schemes. This will come to a maximum of £3 million.
This report seeks authority to proceed with all necessary statutory procedures to obtain a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) for the compulsory acquisition of all interests in the land and buildings known as Hilton House, St Norbert Road, London SE4, the site of which is shown by hatching on the plan attached as Appendix I, other than those interests already in the ownership of the Council.
To provide the information necessary to enable Mayor and Cabinet to decide whether to confirm the Article 4(2) Directions for these two conservation areas so that the architectural and historic interests of the houses in the conservation areas continue to be conserved.