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Agenda and minutes

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

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

Items
No. Item

98.

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:

There were no Declarations of Interest to report.

99.

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 99.

Minutes:

A member of the public detailed his own concerns about the availability of accommodation in the Borough, the number of people on the Council housing waiting list and the availability of good quality well maintained private landlord properties.

 

He asked what action could the Council take to ensure appropriate good  ...  view the full minutes text for item 99.

100.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

Agenda Item 7 has exempt appendices. Therefore, if necessary when considering that item, 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 item of business on the grounds that it involves  ...  view the full agenda text for item 100.

Minutes:

Resolved:-  That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the agenda item 7 on the grounds that the appendices involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12(A) of such  ...  view the full minutes text for item 100.

101.

Revision to Housing Allocation Policy pdf icon PDF 157 KB

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the five proposed amendments to the Allocation Policy detailed below are approved:-

 

(a)  Amend the banding related to homelessness households to award a higher band following a full homelessness assessment as detailed in section 3.2.6  ...  view the full agenda text for item 101.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Further to Minute No. 93 this item was deferred to the next meeting of the Cabinet to be held on Monday, 18th February, 2019 at 10.00 a.m.

102.

Whinney Hill and Chesterhill Avenue - Sites Disposal pdf icon PDF 115 KB

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That disposal on the open market of the Council-owned sites Whinney Hill and Chesterhill Avenue be approved.

 

2.    That the consideration and acceptance of the offer presenting the best consideration be undertaken by  the Assistant Director  ...  view the full agenda text for item 102.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Further to Minute No. 94 of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 21st January, 2019 consideration was given to the report which detailed how the Council undertook a procurement process in 2013 to identify a developer partner to build homes on Whinney Hill and Chesterhill Avenue.  A development  ...  view the full minutes text for item 102.

103.

Delivery of bungalows on Housing Revenue Account sites using Modern Methods of Construction pdf icon PDF 134 KB

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That approval be given to the use of Housing Revenue Account capital resources up to a maximum of the amount set out in exempt Appendix 2, to deliver 12 bungalows using modern methods of construction on  ...  view the full agenda text for item 103.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Further to Minute No. 95 of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 21st January, 2019, consideration was given to the report which requested the use of Housing Revenue Account (HRA) capital resources to fund the delivery of twelve bungalows for older people and people with support needs, as  ...  view the full minutes text for item 103.

104.

Recommendations from Overview and Scrutiny Management Board pdf icon PDF 81 KB

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

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the circulated report, the contents of which referred to agenda item 5, which was deferred to the next meeting.