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Agenda and minutes

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Contact: James McLaughlin, Head of Democratic Services  01709 822477 or Email: james.mclaughlin@rotherham.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

131.

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 to report.

132.

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 132.

Minutes:

(1)  A member of the public described a number of concerns relating to homelessness, the lack of available provision and numbers of staff to meet local need.  He also expressed health and safety concerns around the urban area of Ferham for young people and pets, which had a serious problem  ...  view the full minutes text for item 132.

133.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 115 KB

 

To receive the record of proceedings of the Cabinet meeting held on 18 March 2019.

Minutes:

Resolved:-  That the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 18th March, 2019, be agreed as a true and correct record of the proceedings, subject to a clerical correction at Minute No. 129.

134.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

There are no agenda items which require the exclusion of the press or public.  

 

Minutes:

There are no items requiring the press or the public be excluded from the meeting.

135.

Response to Recommendations from Scrutiny Workshop: Adult Residential and Nursing Care Homes pdf icon PDF 116 KB

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the Cabinet response to the recommendations of the Health Select Commission’s report  in respect of Adult Residential and Nursing Care Homes, as set out in Appendix A, be approved.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report which set out the response to the recommendations from the scrutiny workshop undertaken in April, 2018 by the Health Select Commission to consider residential and nursing care home for adults aged over 65.  The purpose of the workshop was to consider progress in bringing  ...  view the full minutes text for item 135.

136.

Response to Recommendations from Improving Lives Select Commission - Spotlight Review of the Ofsted Inspection of Adult Community Learning pdf icon PDF 96 KB

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

 

Recommendation:-

 

1.    That the Cabinet’s response to the spotlight review following the Ofsted Inspection of Adult Community Learning be approved and the up to date position noted.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Further to Minute 36 of the meeting of Council held on 25th July, 2018, consideration was given to the report which responded to the findings and recommendations of a spotlight review undertaken by the Improving Lives Select Commission in March, 2018 which followed the Ofsted Inspection of Adult Community  ...  view the full minutes text for item 136.

137.

February 2018/19 Financial Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Service

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That Cabinet:

 

i.      Note the forecast General Fund outturn position;

 

ii.    Note the actions being taken to reduce the forecast overspend;   

 

iii.   Note the updated capital programme 2018/19 to 2021/22;

 

iv.   Note the capital grant funded budget inclusions  ...  view the full agenda text for item 137.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report which set out an improved financial position compared to that previously reported to Cabinet in February 2019. It was based on actual costs and income for 11 months of the financial year with forecasts for the final month of 2018/19.

 

Financial performance was a  ...  view the full minutes text for item 137.

138.

Homelessness and Rough Sleepers Prevention Strategy pdf icon PDF 128 KB

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the proposed Homelessness Prevention and Rough Sleeper Strategy 2019 – 2022 be approved.

 

2.    That the Strategy be reviewed annually to provide an update of progress against the six aims.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report which presented the new draft Homelessness Prevention and Rough Sleeper Strategy 2019-22.  The Strategy had been developed in consultation with Council staff, stakeholders and residents and set the key strategic priorities over the next 3 years.

 

There were 6 aims in the Homelessness Prevention  ...  view the full minutes text for item 138.

139.

Selective Licensing – Designation of sites in Parkgate and Thurcroft pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the strong evidence and public support for the Selective Licensing of Private Rented properties in Thurcroft and Parkgate be noted.

 

2.    That the two areas in Thurcroft and Parkgate, as detailed in Appendix 1 of this report,  ...  view the full agenda text for item 139.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

In accordance with the pre-election publicity restrictions in respect of the European elections this report was deferred.

140.

Rationalisation of the Property Portfolio - Land Adjacent to Chislett Community Centre - Asset Transfer Request Outside of the Adopted Policy pdf icon PDF 752 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the request for an Asset Lease agreement as detailed within the report be approved.

 

2.    That the Acting Assistant Director – Planning, Regeneration and Transport be authorised to negotiate the terms of the request and the Assistant Director  ...  view the full agenda text for item 140.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report which sought approval for the granting of an Asset Transfer Lease, without break options, which was a diversion from the current adopted policy and therefore could not be approved under the existing Officer Scheme of Delegation.

 

Chislett Community Centre - Kimberworth Park Community Partnership  ...  view the full minutes text for item 140.

141.

Recommendations from Overview and Scrutiny Management Board pdf icon PDF 81 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 10 April 2019.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the circulated report, the contents of which were included as part of the relevant items and the details included accordingly.

142.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

 

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on Monday 20 May 2019 at 10.00 a.m. in Rotherham Town Hall.

Minutes:

Resolved:-  That the next meeting of the Cabinet take place on Monday, 20th May, 2019 at 10.00 a.m.