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Agenda

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

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 120 KB

 

To receive the record of proceedings of the Cabinet meeting held on 8 July 2019.

5.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

Agenda Items 15, 17, 18 and 19 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.

Adults Independent Advocacy Services - Commissioning and Procurement Approach pdf icon PDF 212 KB

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.      That the procurement of independent advocacy services be aligned to the service delivery model in preferred Option 2, described in this report.

 

2.      That the statutory NHS Complaints Advocacy Service be included in the scope of  ...  view the full agenda text for item 6.

Additional documents:

7.

Procurement of a Local Healthwatch Service pdf icon PDF 158 KB

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That approval be given to Option 2 at Section 3.2 in the report and the commencement of a tender on the open market for the procurement of a local Healthwatch Service for the period of 3  ...  view the full agenda text for item 7.

Additional documents:

8.

Housing Related Support - Children and Young People Pathway Tender Conclusion Information Update pdf icon PDF 201 KB

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.      That Cabinet note:-

 

·     the co-production work and re-design of a new service specification was successfully completed to enable a tender process to take place

·     a competitive tendering exercise ran from 20th February to 28th March 2019.  ...  view the full agenda text for item 8.

Additional documents:

CHILDREN'S SERVICES AND NEIGHBOURHOOD WORKING

9.

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Phase 2 - New Education Places pdf icon PDF 152 KB

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.      That approval be granted to the increase in education provision by 111 places to be achieved by September 2020.

 

2.      That approval be granted to utilise the £1.186 million available capital funding to create the additional infrastructure  ...  view the full agenda text for item 9.

Additional documents:

10.

Recommended Adoption of Policies - Support for Elected Members pdf icon PDF 151 KB

Report of the Assistant Chief Executive

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.      That the Council be recommended to amend the Members’ Allowances Scheme (Appendix 8 of the Constitution), subject to the receipt of the recommendations from the Independent Remuneration Panel

 

2.      That the policies to support Elected Members in respect of parental leave, disabilities,  ...  view the full agenda text for item 10.

Additional documents:

CORPORATE SERVICES AND FINANCE

11.

July Financial Monitoring Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 198 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Service

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.      That the current General Fund Revenue Budget forecast of £4.6m overspend be noted.

 

2.      That it be noted that actions will continue to be taken to mitigate the forecast overspend.

 

3.      That the Capital Programme update be noted.  ...  view the full agenda text for item 11.

Additional documents:

12.

Council Plan Monitoring Quarter 1 (April to June 2019) pdf icon PDF 180 KB

Report of the Assistant Chief Executive

 

Recommendations:-

 

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

 

2.      That measures which are not achieving their targets and the actions required to improve performance, including future performance clinics, be discussed.

 

3.      That the performance  ...  view the full agenda text for item 12.

Additional documents:

13.

Review of Polling Places 2019 - Final Proposals pdf icon PDF 146 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Service

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That Cabinet recommend to Council that:-

 

a)    The submissions made in respect of the review of polling districts and polling places for the borough of Rotherham be noted.

 

b)    Approval of the adoption of the polling district boundaries  ...  view the full agenda text for item 13.

Additional documents:

14.

New Applications for Business Rates Discretionary Relief for Rotherham Rise and Sea Cadets Core pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That 20% top up discretionary relief be awarded to Rotherham Rise, for the period 15th  January 2019 to 31st  March 2020 and to the Sea Cadets Core, Falding Street, Rotherham, S61 1JB and Off Doncaster Road,  ...  view the full agenda text for item 14.

Additional documents:

15.

New Application for Business Rates Hardship Relief pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the application for hardship relief be refused.

 

Additional documents:

JOBS AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY

16.

Local Plan: consultation on draft Supplementary Planning Documents pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.      That approval be given to public consultation on the draft Supplementary Planning Documents at Appendices 2 to 7.

 

2.      That following consultation a further report be submitted regarding adoption of the Supplementary Planning Documents.

 

Additional documents:

17.

Community Energy Switching Scheme pdf icon PDF 146 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.      That the development of a community energy switching scheme in partnership with bidder B be approved. 

Additional documents:

18.

Disposal of Surplus Properties: Kiveton Youth and Community Centre, the Former Keepers Cottage at Ulley Reservoir; and the site of the former Copeland Lodge and adjacent land pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.      That approval be given to the disposal of the Council’s freehold interest in the following properties:-

 

a)      Former Kiveton Youth and Community Centre

b)      Former Keepers Cottage Ulley Reservoir

c)      Former Copeland Lodge and adjacent land

 

2.      That approval  ...  view the full agenda text for item 18.

Additional documents:

19.

Proposed Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) Acquisition - Unit 1 Riverside Precinct pdf icon PDF 171 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.      That approval be given to invoke a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) for the acquisition of the remaining leasehold interest at Unit 1 Riverside Precinct Rotherham.

 

2.      That the Assistant Director Planning Regeneration and Transport, in conjunction with The Assistant  ...  view the full agenda text for item 19.

Additional documents:

WASTE, ROADS AND COMMUNITY SAFETY

20.

Strategic Management and Maintenance of Rotherham's Highways pdf icon PDF 283 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.      That the strategic approach to the Management and Maintenance of Rotherham’s Highways be endorsed.

 

2.      That the impact of the additional Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council capital investment to improve the local (unclassified) road network be noted.

Additional documents:

21.

Amendment to the General Enforcement Policy pdf icon PDF 134 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.      That the outcome of the consultation be noted and the revised General Enforcement Policy be adopted.

Additional documents:

22.

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 above items that were subject to pre-decision scrutiny on 11 September 2019.

23.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

 

The next meeting of the Cabinet will take place on Monday 21 October 2019 commencing at 10.00 a.m. in Rotherham Town Hall.

 

SHARON KEMP,

Chief Executive.