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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  01709 822477 or Email: james.mclaughlin@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 117 KB

 

To receive the record of proceedings of the Cabinet meeting held on 10th June, 2019.

5.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

Agenda Item 14 has an exempt appendix. 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  ...  view the full agenda text for item 5.

CHILDREN SERVICES AND NEIGHBOURHOOD WORKING

6.

Revised Foster Carer Fees and Allowances Payment Scheme pdf icon PDF 148 KB

 

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That approval be given to the implementation and changes to Foster Carer Fees and allowances as follows:

 

·         An additional skill level fee to paid to the carer when caring for more than one child, as set out  ...  view the full agenda text for item 6.

Additional documents:

CLEANER GREENER COMMUNITIES

7.

Advice Services Review - Phase 2 pdf icon PDF 183 KB

 

Report of the Assistant Chief Executive

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the management of Council provided advice services be consolidated under the management of Housing Services within the Adult Social Care & Housing Directorate and co-location within Riverside House by September 2019.

 

2.    That the role of partnership working through the Advice in  ...  view the full agenda text for item 7.

Additional documents:

CORPORATE SERVICES AND FINANCE

8.

Council Plan Quarter 4 (January to March 2019) and 2018-2019 Annual Performance Report pdf icon PDF 167 KB

 

Report of the Assistant Chief Executive.

 

Recommendations:-

 

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

 

2.    That consideration be given to measures which have not achieved their target and the actions required to improve performance, including future performance clinics

 

3.    That the performance  ...  view the full agenda text for item 8.

Additional documents:

9.

Financial Outturn 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 214 KB

 

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services.

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the revenue outturn position for 2018/19 be noted. 

 

2.    That approval be given to the transfer of the £1.4m HRA underspend to the HRA reserve.

 

3.    That the carry forward of the combined schools balance of £3.369m  ...  view the full agenda text for item 9.

Additional documents:

10.

Financial Outturn 2018/19 - Treasury Management and Prudential Indicators pdf icon PDF 163 KB

 

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services.

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the Treasury Management Prudential Indicators outturn position as set out in Section 3 and Appendices A and B of the Annual Treasury Management Report for 2018/19 be noted.

 

2.    That the report be forwarded to Audit Committee  ...  view the full agenda text for item 10.

Additional documents:

11.

May Financial Monitoring Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 149 KB

 

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services.

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the current General Fund Revenue Budget forecast of £4.5m overspend.

 

2.    That it be noted that actions will continue to be taken to mitigate the forecast overspend.

Additional documents:

12.

New Application for Business Rates Discretionary Relief for Rain Rescue pdf icon PDF 119 KB

 

Report of the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services.

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.         That 20% top up discretionary relief be awarded to Rain Rescue for the animal welfare centre at Summerfield Lodge, Moat Lane, Wickersley, Rotherham S66 1DZ for the period 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2020.  ...  view the full agenda text for item 12.

Additional documents:

HOUSING

13.

Response to Scrutiny Recommendations:- Modern Methods of Construction pdf icon PDF 118 KB

 

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

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.          That the officer response to the recommendations of the Scrutiny Review of Modern Methods of Construction as set out in Appendix A be approved.

 

2.          That a further recommendation be added to receive a formal ‘lessons  ...  view the full agenda text for item 13.

Additional documents:

JOBS AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY

14.

Acquisition of land at Fenton Road pdf icon PDF 139 KB

 

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That approval be given to the acquisition of land at Fenton Road as detailed in Appendix 3, subject to the land being acquired within the allocated budget.

 

2.    That the Assistant Director of Planning, Regeneration and Transport negotiates and  ...  view the full agenda text for item 14.

Additional documents:

15.

Local Plan Core Strategy Five Year Review pdf icon PDF 131 KB

 

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the findings of the Local Plan Core Strategy Five Year Review be noted.

 

2.    That approval be given to the commencement of a partial update of the Local Plan Core Strategy (adopted 10 September 2014).

 

3.    That a  ...  view the full agenda text for item 15.

Additional documents:

16.

Transportation Capital Investment Programme 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 138 KB

 

Report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

 

Recommendations:-

 

1.    That the specific funding allocations for the Transportation Capital Investment Programme for the 2019/20 financial year be noted.

 

2.    That the proposed programme as identified in Appendix 1 as the basis for further feasibility works, detailed design and implementation  ...  view the full agenda text for item 16.

Additional documents:

17.

Recommendations from Overview and Scrutiny Management Board

 

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 3 July 2019.

18.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Cabinet will take place on Monday 16 September 2019 at 10.00 a.m. in Rotherham Town Hall.

 

 

SHARON KEMP,

Chief Executive.