Agenda, decisions and minutes

Cabinet - Wednesday, 16th June, 2021 10.00 am


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Venue: Council Chamber, Barnsley Town Hall. View directions

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

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16.

Declaration of pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests

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17.

Leader - Call-in of Cabinet decisions

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Minutes of the previous meeting held on 2 June 2021 (Cab.16.6.2021/3) pdf icon PDF 132 KB

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Minutes of the previous meeting held on 2 June 2021 (Cab.16.6.2021/3)

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20.

Petitions received under Standing Order 44 (Cab.16.6.2021/5)

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Adults and Communities Spokesperson

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21.

Adult Social Care Fee Uplift 2021/22 (community-based support including residential and specialist provision) (Cab.16.6.2021/6) pdf icon PDF 282 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that the approach taken in respect of the various community support provision be noted and approval be given to the uplift fees for 2021/22 as outlined in Section 4 of the report now submitted.

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Joint Regeneration and Culture and Adults and Communities Spokespersons

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Renewal of Community Asset Transfer (CAT) Policy (Cab.16.6.2021/7) pdf icon PDF 313 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

1.         that the new Community Asset Transfer (CAT) Policy, at Appendix 1 of the report, be approved;

 

2.         that the changes to the CAT process as set out in Appendix 2 be approved; and

 

3.         that the work with Community Groups and Organisations to support them in the CAT process be continued.

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Regeneration and Culture Spokesperson

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23.

Houses in Multiple Occupation - Article 4 Direction Confirmation (Cab.16.6.2021/8) pdf icon PDF 243 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that the Article 4 Direction in relation to Houses in Multiple Occupation, appended to the report submitted, be confirmed.

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Environment and Transportation Spokesperson

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24.

Waltham Street and King Street, Barnsley - Proposed ‘No waiting at any time’ restrictions (Cab.16.6.2021/9) pdf icon PDF 221 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

1.         that the Legal Services Director and Solicitor to the Council be authorised to publish the proposed waiting restrictions on sections of Honeywell Lane, Carrington Avenue and Raley Drive as described in the report and shown on the plan at Appendix 1;

 

2.         that any objections be subject of a further report to Cabinet; and

 

3.         that if there are no objections, the Head of Highways and Engineering and the Legal Services Director and Solicitor of the Council be authorised to make and implement the Traffic Regulation Order.

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Children's Spokesperson

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25.

Annual Report of the Corporate Parenting Panel (2020/21) (Cab.16.6.2021/10) pdf icon PDF 245 KB

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RESOLVED that the progress and achievements made by the Barnsley Corporate Parenting Panel in supporting children and young people in care, together with care leavers, during the period 2020/21 be noted.

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Core Services Spokesperson

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26.

Corporate Finance Performance Year Ending 2020/21 (Cab.16.6.2021/11) pdf icon PDF 691 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

 

1.    noted the 2020/21 draft revenue final accounts position as set out within the report;

2.    noted the final position for the General Fund being an operational overspend of £3.1M (after setting aside money to fund scheme slippage & known expenditure commitments in 21/22, as set out in Appendix 1) and agreed that this be funded via a re-prioritisation of strategic reserves as agreed as part of the COVID-19 financial recovery strategy / Government compensation for taxation losses;

3.    noted the split of this position between the impact brought about by the pandemic on additional costs and income streams and the Council’s wider business as usual activity;

4.    noted the estimated financial cost and funding plan to deal with the ongoing impact of the pandemic during the 21/22 financial year;

5.    noted the final position on the Housing Revenue Account, being an operational underspend of £0.8M;  and

6.    approved the write off of historic bad debts totaling £0.780M as detailed in Section 4 of the report.

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27.

Capital Programme Performance - Year Ended 31 March 2021 (Cab.16.6.2021/12) pdf icon PDF 314 KB

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RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

 

1.    noted the final financial position on the 2020/21 Capital Programme;

2.    approved scheme slippage totalling £23.9M and scheme re-phasing totalling £3.9M (paragraphs 3.5, 3.6 and Appendix B refer);

3.    noted the total net increase in scheme costs in 2020/21 of £0.3M (paragraph 3.7 and Appendix B refer); and

4.    receive an updated 2021/22 indicative Capital Programme position (as part of the Quarter 1 monitoring report).

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Annual Report on Treasury Management Activities 2020/21 (Cab.16.6.2021/13) pdf icon PDF 412 KB

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RESOLVED:-

 

1.         that the latest expectations for interest rates, as outlined in Section 4, be noted;

 

2.         that the activities undertaken during the year to support the Council’s borrowing and investment strategies, as outlined in Sections 5-6 be noted; and

 

3.         that the Prudential and Treasury Indicators, as set out in Appendix 1, be noted.

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6 monthly Analysis of Selective Voluntary Early Retirement and Voluntary Severance - October 2020 to March 2021 (Cab.16.6.2021/14) pdf icon PDF 110 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that the Selective Voluntary Early Retirement and Voluntary Severances which have taken place in the period October 2020 to March 2021, as detailed in the report now submitted, be noted.

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