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Agenda

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

1.

Apologies for Absence

 

To receive apologies from any Member who is unable to attend the meeting.

2.

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.

3.

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 3.

4.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 113 KB

 

To receive the record of proceedings of the Cabinet meeting held on 19 November 2018.

5.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

Agenda Items 15, 16, 17 and 20 have exempt appendices. Therefore, if necessary when considering those items, the Chair will move the following resolution:-

 

That under Section 100(A) 4 of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the  ...  view the full agenda text for item 5.

ADULT SOCIAL CARE AND HEALTH

6.

Adult Services Non-Residential Care Charging Policy Review pdf icon PDF 146 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Adult Care, Housing and Public Health

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That approval be given to commence public consultation with service users and  carers so as to inform the changes to the current policy and to provide opportunity for the public to provide feedback on the following  ...  view the full agenda text for item 6.

7.

Housing Related Support - Children and Young People Pathway Tender pdf icon PDF 242 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Adult Care, Housing and Public Health

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That it be noted that the new service model will be defined following the completion of the Co-production work and this will inform the specification for the new contractual arrangements.

 

2.    That approval be given to  ...  view the full agenda text for item 7.

CHILDREN'S SERVICES AND NEIGHBOURHOOD WORKING

8.

Annual Update on the Establishment of Education Provision at Waverley pdf icon PDF 139 KB

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

  1. That the annual update report be noted.

9.

Proposal to increase capacity at Aston Academy through basic need funding pdf icon PDF 131 KB

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That, subject to a successful planning application, approval be granted to the proposal to allocate £4.5m capital to increase capacity by 150 places at Aston Academyby the installation of additional classroom space to accommodate future pupil  ...  view the full agenda text for item 9.

Additional documents:

10.

Proposal to make prescribed alterations to the Willows School pdf icon PDF 139 KB

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That approval be granted to commence a period of statutory consultation by the posting of a public notice in relation to making prescribed alterations to the Willows School.

 

2.    That a further report be submitted in due  ...  view the full agenda text for item 10.

CORPORATE SERVICES AND FINANCE

11.

Medium Term Financial Strategy Update pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

 

Recommendation:-

 

1.    That the updated Medium Term Financial Strategy be approved and that it be noted that the final version of the Strategy will be submitted to Cabinet and Council in February 2019. 

 

Additional documents:

12.

Changes in legislation for the Council Tax Premium on Empty Properties pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That Cabinet recommend to Council that subject to the legislation being introduced an increase in the Empty Property Premium as follows;

 

(a)  From 2020/21 a 200% premium for properties unoccupied and unfurnished for over five years.

 

(b)  From  ...  view the full agenda text for item 12.

13.

Review of Polling Places 2019 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That Cabinet recommend to Council that:

 

a.    approval is granted to undertake a review of polling places in 2019 following the process described in this report.

 

b.    the scope of the review and the proposals for changes be  ...  view the full agenda text for item 13.

Additional documents:

14.

Council Plan Q2 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Report of the Assistant Chief Executive

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the overall position and direction of travel in relation to performance be noted.

 

2.    That consideration be given to measures which have not progressed in accordance with the target set and the actions required to improve performance, including future performance clinics.  ...  view the full agenda text for item 14.

Additional documents:

JOBS AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY

15.

Rotherham Town Centre Masterplan - Forge Island Agreements pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Report of the Acting Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

  1. That approval be given to enter into a development agreement and the granting of the long lease of the Forge Island development site to the selected developer, Muse Developments Ltd.

 

  1. That approval be given to the outlined financial approach  ...  view the full agenda text for item 15.

Additional documents:

16.

Swinton Town Centre Redevelopment - Development Brief, Appointment of Developer and Disposal pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Report of the Acting Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That approval be given to the aims and objectives for the redevelopment of Swinton Town Centre as set out at section 2 of this report.

 

2.    That approval be given for an OJEU compliant procurement process to be  ...  view the full agenda text for item 16.

Additional documents:

17.

Community Energy Switching Scheme pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Report of the Acting Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That approval be given to the OJEU procurement process to identify a potential partner to develop a community energy switching scheme and inform a business case that will be developed, based on the results of the tender.

 

2.  ...  view the full agenda text for item 17.

Additional documents:

18.

Immobilisation of vehicles - Persistent Evaders and Untaxed Vehicles pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Report of the Acting Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendation:-

 

1.    That approval be given to the operational implementation of the immobilisation of untaxed vehicles and vehicles of persistent evaders of Parking PCNs, on the public highway.

19.

Lease of Green Space, School Lane, Parkgate to Rotherham United Community Sports Trust (RUCST) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of the Acting Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

  1. That approval be given to the grant of a new Asset Transfer Policy Lease Agreement, as detailed in Option 1 of this report on land at School Lane, Parkgate, as shown edged in blue in the site plan  ...  view the full agenda text for item 19.

20.

Riverside House Café pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Report of the Acting Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That approval be given to conducting an open tender procedure process in accordance with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules and Domestic and European Procurement Law, in order to identify a partner to deliver the Riverside House Café through  ...  view the full agenda text for item 20.

Additional documents:

WASTE, ROADS AND COMMUNITY SAFETY

21.

Improving Air Quality in Rotherham pdf icon PDF 344 KB

Report of the Acting Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council’s (RMBC’s) commitment to improve air quality in the Borough and to improve health outcomes for residents be endorsed.

 

2.    That it be recognised that Rotherham and Sheffield’s air quality challenge is  ...  view the full agenda text for item 21.

Additional documents:

22.

Food Service Inspection Plan 2018-19 and Introduction of a Pre-Inspection Service Offer pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Report of the Acting Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That approval be given to the Food Service Plan for 2018/19;

 

2.    That approval be given to the introduction of a new Council service to provide pre-inspection advice to food businesses, for which a charge of £195 plus  ...  view the full agenda text for item 22.

Additional documents:

23.

Recommendations from Overview and Scrutiny Management Board

To receive a report detailing the recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board in respect of the following items that were subject to pre-decision scrutiny on 12 December 2018:

 

·         Medium Term Financial Strategy 2018 – 2021

·         Rotherham Town Centre Masterplan - Forge Island Agreements

·         Riverside House Café

·         Community Energy  ...  view the full agenda text for item 23.

 

SHARON KEMP,

Chief Executive.