Agenda

Cabinet - Monday 25 January 2021 10.00 a.m.

Venue: Virtual Meeting - viewable through https://rotherham.public-i.tv

Contact: Governance Unit  Email: governance@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 133 KB

 

To receive the record of proceedings of the Cabinet meeting held on 10and 21 December 2020.

Additional documents:

5.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

Agenda Item(s) has/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 item(s) of business on the grounds that it/they involve(s) the  ...  view the full agenda text for item 5.

LEADER OF THE COUNCIL

6.

COVID-19 Update pdf icon PDF 606 KB

 

Report of the Chief Executive

 

Recommendations:-

 

a)    That the proposed Local Self-Isolation Support Payment be approved with an initial budget of up to £100k if demand requires it; funded from the Contain Outbreak Management Fund.

b)    That the discretionary Self-Isolation Support Payment fund be topped up by up to £100k  ...  view the full agenda text for item 6.

Additional documents:

CORPORATE SERVICES AND FINANCE

7.

November Financial Monitoring pdf icon PDF 599 KB

 

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

  1. That the current General Fund Revenue Budget forecast of £0.9m overspend be noted.

 

  1. That it be noted that actions will continue to be taken to mitigate the forecast overspend and that a balanced financial outturn is envisaged.

 

  1. That the  ...  view the full agenda text for item 7.

Additional documents:

HOUSING

8.

Quarterly Housing Development Update pdf icon PDF 414 KB

 

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That progress made with the 2020/21 housing development programme be noted.

2.    That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director of Housing, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing and the Section 151 Officer,  ...  view the full agenda text for item 8.

Additional documents:

JOBS AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY

9.

Community Energy Switching Scheme pdf icon PDF 346 KB

 

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That an internally delivered community energy switching scheme is implemented to launch in March 2021.

 

10.

BT proposals to permanently remove the public phone box at Boston Castle Grove, Moorgate and 42 phone boxes across the borough pdf icon PDF 382 KB

 

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That Cabinet notes the final decisions made on the 42 payphones proposed for closure by BT as shown in Appendix 5.

 

2.    That Cabinet notes the final decision consenting to the closure of the telephony service at the  ...  view the full agenda text for item 10.

Additional documents:

WASTE, ROADS AND COMMUNITY SAFETY

11.

Modern Slavery Transparency Statement - Annual Refresh pdf icon PDF 383 KB

 

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    Cabinet note the progress against commitments made.

2.    Cabinet approve the refreshed transparency statement for publication.

 

 

 

 

Additional documents:

12.

Domestic Abuse Services pdf icon PDF 545 KB

 

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment Services

 

Recommendations:-

 

  1. That the two Domestic Abuse support services are combined into a single contract and subject to a competitive procurement process to establish a new delivery model, for an initial contract period of three years with an option to extend  ...  view the full agenda text for item 12.

Additional documents:

13.

Recommendations from Overview and Scrutiny Management Board pdf icon PDF 215 KB

 

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 Wednesday 20th January 2021.

14.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

 

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on Monday 15 February 2021 commencing at 10.00 am virtually via Microsoft Teams.

 

SHARON KEMP,

Chief Executive.