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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  Email: governance@rotherham.gov.uk

Note: The Cabinet meeting on Monday 23 March 2020 will go ahead to deal with the main items of business on the agenda. Members of the public are asked not to attend the meeting in person. This is in response to the Government’s advice concerning Coronavirus (Covid-19). The meeting will be webcast. You will be able to see the webcast by visiting this webpage: https://rotherham.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/482614 There may only be a small number of Cabinet Members present at the meeting to deal with essential items of business and to help minimise potential exposure to the illness. The quorum or minimum number of Cabinet Members required for meetings of Cabinet is three. If you have a question that you would like to ask the Cabinet, it will be read out on your behalf by an officer. Please email your question to governance@rotherham.gov.uk We will write to you with a response to your question. The questions and responses will then be published on the Council’s website 

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 93 KB

 

To receive the record of proceedings of the Cabinet meeting held on 17 February 2020.

5.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

Agenda Items 11, 13 and 17 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 grounds  ...  view the full agenda text for item 5.

LEADER OF THE COUNCIL

6.

Implementing the South Yorkshire Devolution Deal pdf icon PDF 182 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    To delegate to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council and the Monitoring Officer, authority to take forward and conclude the legal steps necessary to implement the devolution agreement.  This will include consenting on behalf of the Council to  ...  view the full agenda text for item 6.

Additional documents:

CLEANER GREENER COMMUNITIES

7.

Responding to the Climate Emergency pdf icon PDF 161 KB

Report of the Assistant Chief Executive

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the progress to date following the declaration of the climate emergency be noted

 

2.    That the continuation of the work of the Climate Emergency Member Working Group be agreed

 

3.    That approval be given to set the following targets:

 

a          RMBC:  ...  view the full agenda text for item 7.

Additional documents:

8.

Crisis Support - Outcome of co-design for provision of crisis support 2020-2023 pdf icon PDF 190 KB

Report of the Assistant Chief Executive

 

Recommendations:-

 

  1. That the outcome of the bidding process and co-design under the provisions of the Rotherham Compact, following the Cabinet decision of 21 October 2019, be received.

 

  1. That approval be given to enter into a Service Level Agreement with, and make grants to, Voluntary  ...  view the full agenda text for item 8.

Additional documents:

CORPORATE SERVICES AND FINANCE

9.

Council Plan Monitoring Quarter 3 (October to December 2019) pdf icon PDF 181 KB

Report of the Assistant Chief Executive

 

Recommendations:-

 

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

 

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

 

  1. That the performance reporting timetable  ...  view the full agenda text for item 9.

Additional documents:

10.

January 2020 Financial Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 219 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the current General Fund Revenue Budget forecast of £3.1m 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 10.

Additional documents:

11.

New Application for Business Rates Hardship Relief pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the application for hardship relief be refused.

 

Additional documents:

12.

New Application for Business Rates Discretionary Relief for Rotherham United Community Sports Trust pdf icon PDF 153 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That 20% top up discretionary relief is awarded to Rotherham United Community Sports Trust for the period 10 September 2019 to 31 March 2021.

 

Additional documents:

JOBS AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY

13.

Rotherham Town Centre Masterplan Implementation - Acquisition of The Former Higher Education Hub (Charter Arms), Eastwood Lane pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That approval be given to acquire the leasehold interest of the former Higher Education Hub, Eastwood Lane up to the value of the worst case scenario in Appendix 3.

 

2.    That the Assistant Director (Planning, Regeneration and Transport), in  ...  view the full agenda text for item 13.

Additional documents:

WASTE, ROADS AND COMMUNITY SAFETY

14.

Gambling Act 2005 – Statement of Licensing Policy 2020 - 2023 pdf icon PDF 187 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That Cabinet recommend to Council that the proposed Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Licensing Policy 2020-2023 be adopted.

 

2.    That officers work with colleagues in Public Health, alongside Licensing Committee and Health and Wellbeing Board, to produce a Local  ...  view the full agenda text for item 14.

Additional documents:

15.

Licensing Act 2003 - Statement of Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 261 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That Cabinet recommend to Council that the proposed Licensing Act 2003: Statement of Licensing Policy 2020-2025 be adopted.

 

2.    That Cabinet approve the Cumulative Impact Policy which details a Cumulative Impact Assessment for a specific area in Wickersley.

Additional documents:

16.

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy Review pdf icon PDF 250 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the revised Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy 2020-2023 be adopted.

 

2.    That approval be given to further public consultation regarding changes to the issuing of vehicle plates, as described in Section 2.11.

Additional documents:

17.

Review of Fleet Maintenance pdf icon PDF 167 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That approval be given to the proposal to insource Fleet Maintenance from 7th September 2020 at the latest.

 

2.    That the findings of the ongoing review, and recommendations for the future of the service, be brought back to Cabinet  ...  view the full agenda text for item 17.

Additional documents:

18.

Response to recommendations from Overview and Scrutiny Management Board - Petition in respect of Droppingwell Landfill pdf icon PDF 153 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That Cabinet approve the response to the recommendations as detailed in Appendix 2.

 

2.    That an update report is brought back to Improving Places Select Commission in six months time.

Additional documents:

19.

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 above that were subject to pre-decision scrutiny on 18 March 2020.

20.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

 

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on Monday 15 June 2020 commencing at 10.00 a.m. in Rotherham Town Hall.

 

SHARON KEMP,

Chief Executive.