Skip to content Skip to main navigation
Site map Arabic Urdu Slovenian Farsi Chinese French

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber - Rotherham Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 2TH. View directions

Contact: James McLaughlin, Head of Democratic Services  01709 822477 or Email: james.mclaughlin@rotherham.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

39.

Declarations of Interest

 

To invite Councillors to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or personal interests they may have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting, to confirm the nature of those interests and whether they intend to leave the meeting for the consideration of the item.

Minutes:

Councillor Alam declared a personal interest in Minute No. 43 (Implementation of the Early Help Strategy) on the grounds that his daughter attended the Broom Valley Assessment Centre.

40.

Questions from Members of the Public

 

To receive questions from members of the public who wish to ask a general question in respect of matters within the Council’s area of responsibility or influence.

 

Subject to the Chair’s discretion, members of the public may ask one question and one supplementary question, which should relate to the original  ...  view the full agenda text for item 40.

Minutes:

There were no questions from members of the public.

41.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 105 KB

 

To receive the record of proceedings of the Cabinet and Commissioners’ Decision Making Meeting held on 17 September 2018.

Minutes:

Resolved:-  That the minutes of the Cabinet and Commissioners’ Decision Making Meeting held on 17th September, 2018, be agreed as a true and correct record of the proceedings.

42.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

There are no agenda items which would require the exclusion of the press or public from the meeting.

 

Minutes:

There were no items requiring the exclusion of the press and public.

43.

Implementation of the Early Help Strategy 2016-2019: 'Phase Two & Phase Three' pdf icon PDF 254 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Children and Young People’s Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That Cabinet agree to the implementation of Phases Two and Three of the Early Help Strategy incorporating;

 

(a)  The development of locality Family Hubs, (Early Help Team bases with staff co-located alongside RMBC services, social care and  ...  view the full agenda text for item 43.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report which detailed the proposals for the implementation of Phase Two and Phase Three of the Early Help Strategy 2016-2019, following the ninety day public, partner, staff and young people’s consultations which began in April, 2018 (following 12th March, 2018 Cabinet report) and which concluded  ...  view the full minutes text for item 43.

44.

Modern Slavery Update and Transparency Statement pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the report be noted.

 

2.    That the Draft Transparency Statement at Appendix 1 be approved for publication.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report which provided a brief overview of planned activity in relation to modern slavery for the financial year 2018/19.

 

In July, 2018, the Council produced an interim statement, which was published on its website, in accordance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Following further internal  ...  view the full minutes text for item 44.

45.

Amendment to the General Enforcement Policy pdf icon PDF 179 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the proposed amendment to the General Enforcement Policy be considered and approval be given to undertake public consultation in respect of the proposed changes to the Policy.

 

2.    That a further report be provided to Cabinet in spring  ...  view the full agenda text for item 45.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report which detailed how the Council had had an adopted General Enforcement Policy in place for a number of years. The Policy had since been reviewed and amendments made on a number of occasions, most recently in February, 2018.

 

This report, therefore, requested the approval  ...  view the full minutes text for item 45.

46.

House to House Collections Policy pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the draft policy be considered and approval be given to take the Policy to consultation with relevant individuals and organisations.

 

2.    That, following consultation, the Policy be brought back to Cabinet in the spring of 2019 to consider  ...  view the full agenda text for item 46.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report which detailed how house to house collections on behalf of charities, with some exemptions, were required to be permitted by Councils. Whilst governed by national legislation, there was provision for local discretion.   

 

House to house collections were defined as ‘an appeal to the public,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 46.

47.

Recommendations from Overview and Scrutiny Management Board

 

To receive a report detailing the recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board in respect of items that were subject to pre-decision scrutiny on 17 October 2018.

 

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the circulated report, the contents of which were included as part of the relevant items and the details included accordingly.