Agenda, decisions and minutes

Cabinet - Wednesday, 24th March, 2021 10.00 am


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Venue: THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY

Contact: Martin McCarthy  Service Director Governance, Member and Business Support

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91.

Declaration of pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests

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92.

Leader - Call-in of Cabinet decisions

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93.

Minutes of the previous meeting held on 10 March 2021 (Cab.24.3.2021/3) pdf icon PDF 203 KB

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94.

Decisions of Cabinet Spokespersons (Cab.24.3.2021/4) pdf icon PDF 184 KB

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95.

Action Taken under Paragraph B6 of the Responsibility for Executive Functions - Officer Delegations Contained in the Council Constitution (Cab.24.3.2021/5) pdf icon PDF 199 KB

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96.

Petitions received under Standing Order 44 (Cab.24.3.2021/6) pdf icon PDF 193 KB

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97.

National Takeover Day (2020) (Cab.24.3.2021/7) pdf icon PDF 258 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

1.    The achievements of Young People in the most recent Takeover Challenge across all service areas were acknowledged; and

2.    That Cabinet would continue to highlight and identify future opportunities to build on this success.

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98.

Safeguarding Children: Implementation of Operation ‘Encompass’ in the Borough (Cab.24.3.2021/8) pdf icon PDF 249 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

The implementation of Operation ‘Encompass’ within the Borough, with effect from 1 April 2021, be approved.

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99.

Council Plan 2021-2024 and Associated Performance Framework (Cab.24.3.2021/9) pdf icon PDF 354 KB

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Decision:

RECOMMENDED TO FULL COUNCIL ON 1 APRIL 2021:-

 

1.    That the publication of the new Council Plan be approved; and

2.    The approach for the revised accompanying performance framework agreed.

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100.

Gender Pay Gap Report 2020 (Cab.24.3.2021/10) pdf icon PDF 275 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

1.    The results outlined in Appendix 1.2.2 of the report were noted;

2.    The long-term commitment to reducing the Council’s Gender Pay Gap was endorsed; and

 

3.    The Action Plan at Appendix 2 of the report was noted.

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101.

Sprinkler Installation Programme 2021/22 (Cab.24.3.2021/13) pdf icon PDF 226 KB

RECOMMENDATION TO FULL COUNCIL ON 1 APRIL 2021

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

1.           The procurement and installation of sprinkler systems to the seven blocks of flats within the Council’s portfolio of properties and release the necessary resources as detailed in this report be approved; and

 

2.           The appointment of a suitable specialist contractor be authorised following the outcome of a procurement exercise and containment of costs within the approved sum.

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102.

2021/22 Barnsley Homes Standard Programme and Supplementary Investment Programme (Cab.24.3.2021/12) pdf icon PDF 289 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

1.    The HRA 2021/22 Barnsley Homes Standard Programme be approved;

2.    The HRA 2021/22 Supplementary Investment Programme be approved;

3.    The added Social Value delivered by the Property Repairs and Improvement Partnership 2020 as set out at Section 5 of the report, including use of directly employed local staff and over 30 directly employed apprentices be noted; and

4.    The Carbon Saving efficiency measures, and anticipated reductions to tenant’s energy bills, as set out in Paragraph 3.8 of the report, be noted.

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103.

Sprinkler Installation Programme 2021/22 (Cab.24.3.2021/13) pdf icon PDF 248 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

1.    The procurement and installation of sprinkler systems to the seven blocks of flats within the Council’s portfolio of properties and release the necessary resources as detailed in this report be approved; and

 

2.    The appointment of a suitable specialist contractor, following the outcome of a procurement exercise and containment of costs within the approved sum, be authorised.

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104.

Employment and Skills - Barnsley Youth Employment Programme (Cab.24.3.2021/14) pdf icon PDF 384 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

1.    Officers to develop the programme with the aim of launching in May 2021; and

2.    The implementation of the programme be delegated to the Executive Director of Place, or their duly authorised representative.

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105.

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) 2021/22 (Cab.24.3.2021/15) pdf icon PDF 240 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

That the following be approved:-

 

1.    The acceptance of the funding of £5,647,940 from the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme;

2.    That the Council enter into a contract with Ameresco to develop and deliver the Council buildings element of the project on its behalf; and

3.    That the Council provide funding to develop and deliver the BSF Schools element of the project through the existing Project Agreement mechanisms.

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