Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Wednesday, 14th July, 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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1.

Declaration of pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests

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Leader - Call-in of Cabinet decisions

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3.

Minutes of the previous meeting held on 30 June 2021 (Cab.14.7.2021/3) pdf icon PDF 129 KB

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Decisions of Cabinet Spokespersons (Cab.14.7.2021/4)

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Petitions received under Standing Order 44 (Cab.14.7.2021/5)

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No Place for Hate Campaign (Cab.14.7.2021/6) pdf icon PDF 238 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

1.         that the zero-tolerance approach to online abuse be championed;

 

2.         that the launch of the No Place for Hate campaign taking place from July 2021 be supported;

 

3.         that the work to strengthen the Authority’s social media guidance to staff and Elected Members be acknowledged; and

 

4.         that work takes place with partners to support the campaign.

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Annual Review and Refresh of the Barnsley Placement and Sufficiency Strategy for Children in Care and Care Leavers 2020-23 (Cab.14.7.2021/7) pdf icon PDF 346 KB

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RESOLVED that approval be given for the adoption of the refreshed Placement and Sufficiency Strategy for children in care and care leavers, based upon the commissioning intentions and mitigating actions summarised in paragraphs 4.15-4.32 and paragraphs 7.5-7.7 of the report with further detail incorporated in Appendix 1.

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Barnsley Children's Joint Commissioning Strategy 2021-23 (Cab.14.7.2021/8) pdf icon PDF 320 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that the draft Children’s Joint Commissioning Strategy for 2021-23 be approved for adoption.

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Community Energy Project: 1000 Homes PV Project (Cab.14.7.2021/9) pdf icon PDF 328 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

1.         That Cabinet approved the proposed community energy project to install a 1,000 Solar Photovoltaic (PV) arrays to a 1,000 Council homes;

2.         That Cabinet approved the provision of delegated powers to SMT to approve BMBC and EB entering into a contractual agreement for delivery once final legal approval has been given; and

3.         that a further report be brought forward outlining the future role of community energy within the Borough, including legal structures and delivery options.

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Transforming Cities Fund (TCF) and Active Travel (AT) Update (Cab.14.7.2021/10) pdf icon PDF 598 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

 

1.         Noted the progress on the delivery of the approved Transforming Cities Programme (TCF) and Active Travel Programme (AT) as outlined in section 7 of the report;

2.         Authorised the continued development of the individual Work Packages and progression of the schemes to ensure that all external grant funding is secured, whilst ensuring that the overall aims and objectives of the scheme are achieved;

3.         Noted the proposed dates for submission of Outline Business Cases (OBC) and Full Business Cases (FBC) for the individual Work Packages;

4.         Approved acceptance of grant funding from Sheffield City Region totalling £1.367m (Section 7 of the report refers) to contribute towards the development of TCF programme business cases;

5.         Approved the acceptance of grant funding from Sheffield City Region totalling £0.023m (Section 7 of the report refers) ), plus an additional £133k received further to the writing of the report,  to contribute towards the development of the AT programme business cases;

6.         Approved the release of the capital resources (as detailed in Section 7 and Appendix A of the report) required to fund the development of the OBC and FBC to progress through to delivery stage of the work packages;

7.         Authorised the Executive Director of Place to undertake all necessary steps to ensure continued delivery of the TCF and AT programme;

8.         Authorised the Service Director of Finance in consultation with the Executive Director of Place to negotiate the terms and conditions of, and final approval of the SCR Grant funding agreements, for the delivery of the TCF and AT programme.

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Improvements to network connectivity at Barnsley Museum venues (Cab.14.7.2021/11) pdf icon PDF 228 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that funding be approved and that the project to improve network connectivity at Barnsley Museum venues commences.

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Royston Masterplan Framework - MU5 (Round 2 Adoption) (Cab.14.7.2021/12) pdf icon PDF 436 KB

RECOMMENDATION TO FULL COUNCIL ON 29 JULY 2021

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Decision:

RECOMMENDED TO FULL COUNCIL ON 29 JULY 2021:-

 

1.         that the progress made in the development of the Royston Masterplan Framework (MU5) be noted;

2.         that the measures proposed relating to energy, sustainability and health and wellbeing be supported; and

3.         the final version of the Masterplan Framework be presented to full Council for adoption on 29 July 2021.

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Urbed Town Centre Plan (Cab.14.7.2021/13) pdf icon PDF 425 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:-

 

1.           that the progress made in the development of the Draft Town Centre Plan be noted; and

 

2.           that the proposed public and stakeholder consultation exercise planned to commence during September 2021 be approved.