Agenda item - Future repairs and maintenance delivery – update

skip navigation and tools

Agenda item

Future repairs and maintenance delivery – update

Report of the Executive Director Neighbourhoods, Communities & Housing

Decision:

13.7    RESOLVED: That the Housing & New Homes Committee notes the progress with the Programme for the future delivery of responsive repairs and empty property refurbishments, planned maintenance and improvement programmes and major capital projects to council housing stock which is outlined in the body of the report.

 

Minutes:

13.1    The Committee considered a report of the Executive Director for Neighbourhoods, Communications & Housing to update the committee on the progress of the programme for the future delivery or responsive repairs, empty property refurbishments, planned maintenance and improvements programmes and major capital projects to council housing stock post April 2020 (the ‘Programme’) when the current contractual arrangements expire.

 

13.2    Councillor Mears noted that the reports and lists of ‘Programme’ team officers are helpful. It was noted that the ‘Programme’ team were within budget and the Southern Housing Group formed part of the peer engagement group in order to gain insight best practice advice from all areas of housing.

 

13.3    Councillor Atkinson commented that they supported the apprenticeship scheme. The committee were informed that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 as amended (TUPE) protects the terms and conditions of employment of transferring staff from Mears. It was noted that the training budget for apprenticeships is protected and the transfer of staff regarding HR, pay, training and support for transferring staff.

 

13.4    Councillor Hugh-Jones was informed that the procurement standards would be confirmed and be reported to the Members.

 

13.5    Councillor Osborne was informed that the stock review would be an external overview of blocks of flats to be undertaken by a consultant.

 

13.6    Councillor Brennan welcomed the social value which the Council will have opportunity to develop over time.

 

13.7    RESOLVED: That the Housing & New Homes Committee notes the progress with the Programme for the future delivery of responsive repairs and empty property refurbishments, planned maintenance and improvement programmes and major capital projects to council housing stock which is outlined in the body of the report.

 

Supporting documents:

 


Bookmark this page using:

Find out more about social bookmarking

These sites allow you to store, tag and share links across the internet. You can share these links both with friends and people with similar interests. You can also access your links from any computer you happen to be using.

If you come across a page on our site that you find interesting and want to save for future reference or share it with other people, simply click on one of these links to add to your list.

All of these sites are free to use but do require you to register. Once you have registered you can begin bookmarking.

Brighton & Hove City Council | Hove Town Hall | Hove | BN3 3BQ | Tel: (01273) 290000 | Mail: info@brighton-hove.gov.uk | how to find us | comments & complaints