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Agenda

Venue: Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham. S60 2TH

Contact: James McLaughlin, Head of Democratic Services  The webcast can be viewed at http://www.rotherham.public-i.tv

Items
No. Item

1.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

To consider any announcements by the Mayor in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 3(2)(ii).

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

 

To receive the apologies of any Member who is unable to attend the meeting.

3.

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Any communication received by the Mayor or Chief Executive which relates to a recommendation of the Cabinet or a committee which was received after the relevant meeting.

4.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS COUNCIL MEETING pdf icon PDF 240 KB

 

To receive the record of proceedings of the ordinary meeting of the Council held on 31 October 2018 and to approve the accuracy thereof.

Additional documents:

5.

PETITIONS

 

To report on any petitions received by the Council received by the Council and receive statements in support of petitions in accordance with Petitions Scheme and Council Procedure Rule 13.

6.

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.

7.

PUBLIC QUESTIONS

 

To receive questions from members of the public who may wish to ask a general question of the Mayor, Cabinet Member or the Chairman of a Committee in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 12.

8.

EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC

 

Should it be necessary, in the opinion of the Mayor, to consider excluding the press and public from the meeting in relation to any items of urgent business on the grounds that private information is likely to be divulged.

 

There are no such items at the time of preparing this agenda.

9.

LEADER OF THE COUNCIL'S STATEMENT

 

To receive a statement from the Leader of the Council in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 9.

10.

MINUTES OF THE CABINET pdf icon PDF 102 KB

 

To note the minutes of the Cabinet Meeting held on 22nd October, 2018.

11.

RECOMMENDATION FROM CABINET - CONSULTATION ON THE ADOPTION OF SCHEDULE 3 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1982 AND A ROTHERHAM SEX ESTABLISHMENT LICENSING POLICY pdf icon PDF 75 KB

 

To consider a recommendation from Cabinet to commence the consultation on the adoption of Schedule 3 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982.

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12.

RECOMMENDATION FROM AUDIT COMMITTEE - APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT MEMBER OF AUDIT COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 75 KB

 

To consider a recommendation from Audit Committee to re-appoint Mr. B. Coleman as an Independent Member until 31 December 2019.

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13.

APPOINTMENT OF SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS - AUDIT COMMITTEE AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE OF SHEFFIELD CITY REGION COMBINED AUTHORITY

 

To agree the appointment of the following as substitute members on the Audit Committee and Scrutiny Committee of the Sheffield City Region Combined Authority:-

 

·         Audit Committee                  Councillor Bob Walsh

·         Scrutiny Committee             Councillor Jeanette Mallinder

14.

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY UPDATE pdf icon PDF 1 MB

 

To receive an update on the activities of the Council’s Overview and Scrutiny bodies in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 14.

15.

THRIVING NEIGHBOURHOODS - UPDATES FROM WARD COUNCILLORS pdf icon PDF 1 MB

 

To receive updates from ward councillors from Wales, Wath and Wickersley on the activities supporting Thriving Neighbourhoods across the Borough

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16.

NOTICE OF MOTION - SCHOOL TRANSPORT CHARTER

 

This Council supports:-

 

·         the work of the Rotherham Youth Cabinet and their Counterparts a cross South Yorkshire in developing the South Yorkshire Transport Charter.

 

This Council recognises:-

 

·         that the Charter will improve accessibility and safer transport and travel across South Yorkshire for all young people. The charter sets out the principles for all partners and also the responsibilities for children and young people themselves as transport users.

 

This Council resolves:-

 

·         to thank the young people in Rotherham for their contribution to developing the charter following work undertaken in takeover day with Scrutiny.

 

Mover:-  Councillor Steele                          Seconder:-  Councillor Lelliott

17.

NOTICE OF MOTION - HS2

 

This Council notes:-

 

·         the recent developments and disclosures about the out of control and spiralling costs of HS2

·         the need for improved links throughout the region to Sheffield, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and Hull.

·         the ravaging impact of austerity on social services and the urgent need to increase spending on children and young people, adult social care and education.

 

This Council resolves:-

 

·         to call on the Government to cancel the HS2 project immediately, thus saving Rotherham, South Yorkshire and the Nation from an unmitigated economic and environmental disaster.

·         to call on the Government to allocate the funding released from cancellation for use to boost local infrastructure and social spending

·         to call on local MPs and the Mayor of the Sheffield City Region to support the Council and our communities by lobbying for the cancellation of the HS2 project.

 

Proposer – Councillor R. Elliott                 Seconder – Councillor M. Elliott

 

18.

PLANNING BOARD pdf icon PDF 63 KB

 

To receive and consider reports, minutes and recommendations of the Planning Board.

 

To confirm the minutes as a true record.

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19.

LICENSING pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To receive and consider reports, minutes and recommendations of the Licensing Board Sub-Committees.

 

To confirm the minutes as a true record.

Additional documents:

20.

MEMBERS' QUESTIONS TO DESIGNATED SPOKESPERSONS

 

To put questions, if any, to the designated Members on the discharge of functions of the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield Combined Authority and South Yorkshire Pensions Authority, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 11(5).

21.

MEMBERS' QUESTIONS TO CABINET MEMBERS AND CHAIRMEN

 

To put questions, if any, to Cabinet Members and Chairmen (or their representatives) under Council Procedure Rules 11(1) and 11(3).

22.

URGENT ITEMS

 

Any other public items which the Mayor determines are urgent.

SHARON KEMP,

Chief Executive.