Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Monday 21 November 2022 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  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 220 KB

 

To receive the record of proceedings of the Cabinet meeting held on 17 October 2022.

5.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

There are no exempt items.

6.

Proposal to close Rowan Centre Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) - following the transfer of pupils to Elements Academy pdf icon PDF 439 KB

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

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That approval be granted to commence a period of pre-statutory consultation on proposals to close Rowan Centre PRU.

 

2.    That a further report be brought to Cabinet following pre-statutory consultation, outlining the outcome of the consultation, and  ...  view the full agenda text for item 6.

Additional documents:

7.

September 2022/23 Financial Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 749 KB

Report from the Strategic Director for Finance and Customer Services.

 

Recommendations:

 

That Cabinet:

 

1.    Note the current General Fund Revenue Budget forecast overspend of £18.2m.

 

2.    Note that actions will continue to be taken to reduce the overspend position but that it is likely that the Council will need to  ...  view the full agenda text for item 7.

Additional documents:

8.

Medium Term Financial Strategy pdf icon PDF 559 KB

Report from the Strategic Director for Finance and Customer Services.

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That the MTFS update be noted.

 

2.    That Cabinet note the requirement to use reserves in order to balance the Council’s outturn position for 2022/23.

Additional documents:

9.

New Applications for Business Rates Discretionary Relief for Rotherham Rise and The Really NEET Project Limited pdf icon PDF 374 KB

Report from the Strategic Director for Finance and Customer Services.

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That Cabinet approve the applications for Discretionary Business Rate Relief for Rotherham Rise and The Really NEET Project Limited in accordance with the details set out in Section 6 to this report for the 2022/23 financial year.

 

Additional documents:

10.

Corporate Safeguarding Protocol pdf icon PDF 273 KB

Report from the Assistant Chief Executive.

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That Cabinet approve the updated Corporate Safeguarding Protocol.

 

2.    To note the outcome of ‘Good’ from the recent Ofsted Inspection of Children and Young People Services.

 

Additional documents:

11.

Refresh of Thriving Neighbourhoods Strategy (2018-2025) pdf icon PDF 366 KB

Report from the Assistant Chief Executive.

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That Cabinet approve the refreshed Thriving Neighbourhoods Strategy (2018-2025).

2.    That Cabinet agree that the Thriving Neighbourhoods Strategy Delivery Plan and Full Equality Analysis are developed by April 2023 and presented to the Improving Places Select Commission in Spring 2023.

Additional documents:

12.

Recommendations from Overview and Scrutiny Management Board pdf icon PDF 200 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 16 November 2022.

13.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

 

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on Monday 19 December 2022 commencing at 10.00am in Rotherham Town Hall.