Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday 20 September 2022 12.30 p.m.

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

Contact: Governance Unit - Email: governance@rotherham.gov.uk  The webcast can be viewed at http://www.rotherham.public-i.tv

Items
No. Item

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 215 KB

 

To receive the record of proceedings of the Cabinet meeting held on 11 July 2022.

5.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

Agenda Item 12 has 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 of business on the grounds that it involves  ...  view the full agenda text for item 5.

6.

My Own Place: Supported Living for Autistic People and People with a Learning Disability pdf icon PDF 590 KB

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

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That Cabinet approve the creation of a Flexible Purchasing System (FPS) to ensure that for the development of future Supported Living contracts, providers are aligned to Rotherham’s vision of providing housing for people with learning disabilities  ...  view the full agenda text for item 6.

Additional documents:

7.

Social, Emotional, Mental Health Free School (Elements Academy - Dinnington) Progress Report pdf icon PDF 395 KB

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

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That Cabinet notes the progress and additional capital funding provided to support the opening of the specialist Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH)  Free School in the Borough.

 

 

Additional documents:

8.

July Financial Monitoring 22/23 pdf icon PDF 723 KB

Report from the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services.

 

Recommendations:

 

That Cabinet:

 

1.    Note the current General Fund Revenue Budget forecast overspend of £11.4m.

 

2.    Note that actions will continue to be taken to reduce the overspend position but that it is expected that the Council will need to  ...  view the full agenda text for item 8.

Additional documents:

9.

New Application for Business Rates Discretionary Relief for Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service pdf icon PDF 358 KB

Report from the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services.

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That Cabinet approve the application for Discretionary Business Rate Relief for Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service in accordance with the details set out in Section 6 to this report for the 2022/23 financial year.

 

Additional documents:

10.

Safer Rotherham Partnership Plan 2022-25 pdf icon PDF 492 KB

Report from the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment.

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That Cabinet endorses the Safer Rotherham Partnership Plan and recommends it to Council for approval.

 

2.    That Cabinet notes the requirement for scrutiny of the Safer Rotherham Partnership Annual Report, which is discharged by the Overview and Scrutiny Management  ...  view the full agenda text for item 10.

Additional documents:

11.

Health and Safety Policy pdf icon PDF 319 KB

Report from the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment.

 

Recommendations:

 

  1. That Cabinet approve the revised Health and Safety Policy (attached as Appendix 1).

 

Additional documents:

12.

Strategic Acquisitions pdf icon PDF 369 KB

Report from the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment.

 

Recommendations:

 

  1. That the Assistant Director for Planning, Regeneration and Transport be authorised to negotiate the acquisition by agreement of the property interests at sites 1a, 1b and 2 at exempt Appendix 1 (principally through Government grants and the Council’s Strategic Acquisitions  ...  view the full agenda text for item 12.

Additional documents:

13.

Second Council Plan 2022-2025 and Year Ahead Delivery Plan Progress Report pdf icon PDF 369 KB

Report from the Assistant Chief Executive.

 

Recommendations:

 

That Cabinet note:

 

  1. The overall position in relation to the Year Ahead Delivery Plan activities.

  2. The data for the Council Plan performance measures for the first quarter of 2022-2023.

 

  1. As outlined in paragraph 2.13, agree extended completion dates for the bus, tram and  ...  view the full agenda text for item 13.

Additional documents:

14.

Household Support Fund October 2022 - March 2023 pdf icon PDF 474 KB

Report from the Assistant Chief Executive.

 

Recommendations:

 

  1. That subject to the receipt of final grant guidance and allocation of grant, that provisional allocations of the Household Support Fund Grant of £2.489m be made as follows:

a)    £899k for food vouchers to children eligible for free school meals for school holidays  ...  view the full agenda text for item 14.

Additional documents:

15.

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 14 September 2022.

16.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

 

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on Monday 17 October 2022 commencing at 10.00am in Rotherham Town Hall.

Decision:

Resolved:-

 

That the next meeting of the Cabinet be held on Monday 17 October 2022, commencing at 10am.