Agenda and minutes

Full Council
Thursday, 27th September, 2018 10.30 am


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Venue: Council Chamber, Barnsley Town Hall

Contact: William Ward  Council Governance Officer

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Items
No. Item

99.

Declarations of Interests

To receive any declarations of interest of a pecuniary or non-pecuniary nature from Members in respect of the items on this agenda (other than those already recorded within the minutes contained within the Minute Book).

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100.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on the 26th July, 2018.

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101.

Communications

To consider any communications to be submitted by the Mayor or the Chief Executive.

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102.

Questions by Elected Members

To consider any questions which may have been received from Elected Members and which are asked pursuant to Standing Order No. 11.

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103.

Questions relating to Joint Authority, Police and Crime Panel and Combined Authority Business

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104.

Police and Crime Panel - 2nd July, 2018 pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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105.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (Draft) - 23rd July, 2018 pdf icon PDF 113 KB

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106.

Sheffield City Region Combined Authority (Draft) - 30th July, 2018 pdf icon PDF 107 KB

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107.

Planning Regulatory Board - 24th July, 2018 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

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108.

Planning Regulatory Board - 4th September, 2018 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

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109.

General Licensing Panel - Various pdf icon PDF 50 KB

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110.

Appeals, Awards and Standards - Various pdf icon PDF 37 KB

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111.

Overview and Scrutiny Committee - 10th July, 2018 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

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112.

Central Area Council - 2nd July, 2018 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

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113.

North Area Council - 16th July, 2018 pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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114.

Penistone Area Council - 19th July, 2018 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

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115.

North East Area Council - 26th July, 2018 pdf icon PDF 111 KB

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116.

Dearne Area Council - 30th July, 2018 pdf icon PDF 76 KB

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117.

South Area Council - 31st August, 2018 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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118.

Appointments to Regulatory Boards and Outside Bodies

To consider the following appointments to Regulatory Boards and Outside Bodies:

 

Planning Regulatory Board

 

Proposed – Councillor Stowe to fill an existing vacancy

 

General Licensing Regulatory Board

 

Proposed – Councillor Kitching to replace Councillor Stowe

 

Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education

 

Proposed – 1 vacancy

 

Friends of Locke Park

 

Proposed – Councillors Murray and Williams

 

Barbers Relief in Need Charity

 

Proposed – 1 vacancy (Darton Ward Member)

 

Shaw Lands Trust

 

Proposed - 1 vacancy

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119.

Appointment of Independent Persons Localism Act 2011 pdf icon PDF 54 KB

The Executive Director Core Services will submit a report seeking the confirmation of the recent appointment of two Independent Persons to assist the Monitoring Officer in dealing with Ethical Standards complaints as required by the relevant provisions of the Localism Act 2011.

 

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120.

Annual Report of the Corporate Parenting Panel 2017/18 (Cab.5.9.2018/8) pdf icon PDF 70 KB

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL:           

 

(i)        that the Annual Report of the Barnsley Corporate Parenting Panel for 2017-18, as detailed in the report now submitted, be noted; and

 

(ii)       that the progress and achievements made by the Corporate Parenting Panel in supporting children and young people in care, together with care leavers, be noted.

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121.

Selective Voluntary Early Retirement and Voluntary Severance Schemes (Cab.19.9.2018/7) pdf icon PDF 64 KB

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL that amendments to the Selective Voluntary Early Retirement and Voluntary Severance Schemes be approved with effect from 5th September, 2018.

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122.

Changes to the Council's Lettings Policy 2018 (Cab.19.9.2018/8) pdf icon PDF 88 KB

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL that the recommendations made as a result of the review of the Lettings Policy for 2018 be approved and the proposed changes to the Policy, as detailed in the report now submitted, be implemented.

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123.

Cabinet Meeting - 11th July, 2018 pdf icon PDF 68 KB

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124.

Cabinet Meeting - 25th July, 2018 pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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125.

Cabinet Meeting - 5th September, 2018 pdf icon PDF 76 KB

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126.

Exclusion of the Public and Press

To consider if the public and press should be excluded from this meeting during the consideration of the following items because of the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined by the specified paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), subject to the public interest test.

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127.

The Glassworks Development (Cab.19.9.2018/14)

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL:

 

(i)        that the progress made to date in the delivery of Phase 1 of the Glass Works development, as detailed in Section 4 of the report now submitted, be noted;

 

(ii)       that recommendation be given to Full Council approval to proceed with the construction of the Glass Works scheme and the wider town centre redevelopment at a total estimated cost of £178.1m including; completion of the Phase 1 construction, construction of the Phase 2 retail and leisure element, town centre public realm works and construction of the Mark Gate Bridge (referred to in Section 5 of the report);

 

(iii)      that the £11.3m of pre-opening costs be that will be incurred prior to the development becoming fully operational (as detailed in Section 5 of the report) be noted;

 

(iv)      that recommendation be given to Full Council approval of the remaining £115.7m resources required to complete the wider scheme (noting that £73.8m has previously been approved via separate reports), to be funded via a combination of borrowing and reserves previously set aside (as referred to in Section 6 of the report);

 

(v)       that the projected ongoing costs of managing and operating the Glass Works together with the annual income yields which are projected to be delivered (as set out in Section 8 of the report) be noted;

 

(vi)      that the estimated additional business rate income from the Glass Works of £0.8m which will serve to reduce the estimated annual cost of funding the overall scheme be noted.  This income has been reflected in the Council’s updated Medium Term Financial Strategy (as detailed in Section 9 of the report);

 

(vii)     that a provision of £2.6m be recommended to be set aside within the Medium Term Financial Strategy to fund the ongoing annual net costs to the Council of owning and operating the development (as noted in Section 13 of the report);

 

(viii)    that the Glass Works Board led by the Executive Director Place in conjunction with the Executive Director Core Services be tasked to continue to stringently review all costs and income projections associated with the development to ensure value for money continues to be achieved;

 

(ix)      that a further report be prepared on the final Phase 2 construction price prior to formally entering into a contract with the preferred bidder;

 

(x)       that authority be delegated to the Executive Director Core Services to extend the current Pre-Construction Services Agreement with the short listed bidders up to an estimated cost of £0.680m, with this cost being contained within the total approval requested at recommendation (ii) above;

 

(xi)      that authority be delegated to the Executive Director Core Services to enter into a contract with Yorkshire Water for the diversion of sewers necessary for the progression of the Glass Works Phase 2 scheme; and

 

(xii)     that the development of a Glass Works asset management strategy be noted and the outcome of which will be the subject of a future report.

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128.

Disposal of Trust Land Containing Park House Residence and former Brierley Town Council Maintenance Depot at Grimethorpe Welfare Park, Grimethorpe (Cab.19.9.2018/16)

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL:

 

(i)        that subject to the statutory procedures under the Charities Act 2011 being complied with, the Council in its capacity as Trustee of the Grimethorpe Miners Welfare Scheme, approve the sale of a section of the land at Grimethorpe Welfare Park, shown edged black on the attached plan to the report submitted;

 

(ii)       that the Corporate Asset Manager on behalf of the Council as Trustee dispose of the land in question, as directed by the independent surveyor acting for the Council as Trustee, to achieve best value in accordance with the Charities Act 2011;

 

(iii)      that the Executive Director Core Services be given delegated authority to address any representations made by the general public to the proposal on behalf of the Council as Trustee and to conclude the necessary legal documentation relating to the disposal of the land in question; and

 

(iv)      that the Executive Director Core Services be given delegated authority to deal with the net proceeds in accordance with the Trust Deed and agreed with CISWO and Charity Commission.

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