Agenda and draft minutes

Cabinet - Monday 18 October 2021 10.00 a.m.

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

Contact: Governance Unit  Email: governance@rotherham.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

54.

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.

55.

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 55.

Minutes:

There were no members of the public present at the meeting and no questions submitted in writing.

56.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 239 KB

 

To receive the record of proceedings of the Cabinet meeting held on 20 September 2021.

Minutes:

Resolved:-

 

That the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 20th September, 2021, be approved as a true and correct record of the proceedings.

57.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

Agenda Item 8 has an exempt appendix. 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  ...  view the full agenda text for item 57.

Minutes:

The Chair advised that Appendix 3 to Minute 60 was exempt by virtue of Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972. However, the Appendix was not discussed during the meeting and as such, the meeting remained open to the press and public throughout.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 57.

58.

Prescribed Alterations to Newman Special School pdf icon PDF 378 KB

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

 

Recommendations

 

1.             That approval be granted to the commencement of a period of pre statutory consultation in relation to proposals to make prescribed alterations to Newman Special School. 

 

2.             That a further report be submitted in January 2022 outlining  ...  view the full agenda text for item 58.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report which sought approval to commence a period of pre-statutory consultation on proposals to make prescribed alterations to Newman Special School. The prescribed alterations included increasing the registered number of places from the current 120 to 180. There were already 159 pupils on roll.

 

The  ...  view the full minutes text for item 58.

59.

Prescribed Alterations to the Willows Special School pdf icon PDF 470 KB

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

 

Recommendations

 

1.             That approval be granted for the commencement of a period of statutory consultation in relation to proposals to make prescribed alterations to the Willows Special School.

 

2.             That a further report be submitted to Cabinet in January  ...  view the full agenda text for item 59.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Further to Minute No. 7 of the Cabinet held 21st June, 2021, consideration was given to the report which outlined the responses to the period of pre-statutory consultation of the prescribed alterations to the Willows Special School. The report also sought approval to begin a period of statutory  ...  view the full minutes text for item 59.

60.

Disposal of Surplus Property Asset - former Adult Learning Disability property, 58 Quarry Hill Road, Wath Upon Dearne, Rotherham, S63 7TD pdf icon PDF 427 KB

Report of the Strategic Director for Regeneration and Environment.

Recommendations

 

1.    That approval be given to the disposal of the Council’s freehold interest in 58 Quarry Hill Road, Wath Upon Dearne, Rotherham, S63 7TD.

 

2.    That approval be given to the Assistant Director (Planning, Regeneration and Transport) for the disposal  ...  view the full agenda text for item 60.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report which sought approval to dispose of the Council’s freehold interest in No. 58 Quarry Hill Road, Wath Upon Dearne. The property had been vacant since March 2021 following the relocation of the Learning Disability Residential Respite Service to Conway Crescent. Enquiries were made to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 60.

61.

Renewal of the "Transport for Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults" Contractor Framework pdf icon PDF 554 KB

Report of the Strategic Director for Regeneration and Environment.

 

Recommendations

 

1.    To approve the re-procurement of the current transport framework using a dynamic purchasing system as detailed at option c.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report which explained that the Council’s Transport Service had a statutory obligation to provide daily transport between home and school for more than 760 children. This figure changed constantly and continued to increase year on year. The Service also facilitated journeys for 52 adults in  ...  view the full minutes text for item 61.

62.

Recommendations from Overview and Scrutiny Management Board

No items from this agenda were selected for pre-decision scrutiny.

Minutes:

There were no recommendations from the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board to consider.

 

63.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

 

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on Monday 22 November 2021 commencing at 10.00am in Rotherham Town Hall.

Minutes:

Resolved:-

 

That the next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on Monday, 22nd November, 2021, commencing at 10.00 a.m. in Rotherham Town Hall.