Agenda, decisions and minutes

Cabinet - Wednesday, 18th August, 2021 10.00 am


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

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53.

Declaration of pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests

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54.

Leader - Call-in of Cabinet decisions

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Minutes of the previous meeting held on 14 July 2021 (Cab.18.8.2021/3) pdf icon PDF 137 KB

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Decisions of Cabinet Spokespersons (Cab.18.8.2021/4) pdf icon PDF 197 KB

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Action Taken under Paragraph B6 of the Responsibility for Executive Functions - Officer Delegations Contained in the Council Constitution (Cab.18.8.2021/5) pdf icon PDF 216 KB

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58.

Petitions received under Standing Order 44 (Cab.18.8.2021/6)

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59.

Honeywell Lane, Carrington Avenue and Raley Drive, Barnsley - Proposed ‘No waiting at any time’ Restrictions: Objection Report (Cab.18.8.2021/7) pdf icon PDF 306 KB

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RESOLVED:-

 

1.        The objection received to the Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to introduce ‘no waiting at any time’ restrictions on parts of Honeywell Lane, Carrington Avenue, Burton Street and Raley Drive, Barnsley be overruled for the reasons set out in the report and the objectors be informed accordingly; and

 

2.         The Head of Highways and Engineering and the Legal Service Director and Solicitor to the Council be authorised to make and implement the Traffic Regulation Order as originally published.

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60.

Exclusion of Public and Press

It is likely that the public and press will be excluded from this meeting during consideration of the items so marked because of the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined by the specific paragraphs of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended, subject to the public interest test.

 

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61.

St Michael's Housing Development (Cab.18.8.2021/9)

Decision:

RESOLVED: That Cabinet approved:-

 

1.         The revised scheme costs for the St Michael’s Avenue Housing Development to be financed from a reprioritisation of existing schemes within the Council’s Housing Investment Programme;

 

2.         The Council entering into a build contract with the preferred contractor;

 

3.         The appropriation of the 16 Council rented units into the Housing Revenue Account, which will be managed by Berneslai Homes on the Council’s behalf;

 

4.         The appropriation of the 6 private rented units to Berneslai Homes Ltd (‘The Company’), which will be held separately from the Housing Revenue Account and let at an affordable market rent; and

 

5.         The Council’s intention to sell the remaining 13 units for private sale on the open market.

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62.

Youth Zone Update (Cab.18.8.2021/10)

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet agreed:-

 

1.            To a total capital contribution up to a maximum of £4.508m to support the construction and fit out of the Youth Zone;

2.            With the exception of the ‘at risk’ funding referenced in recommendation 3, that no further capital funding be released until OnSide have secured the necessary (51% agreed) share of the total funding required to deliver the construction and fit out of the Youth Zone via their fundraising activities;

3.            That the Council commit up to £0.300 m of the total capital contribution (referred to in Sections 7.19 to 7.29 of the report) ‘at risk’ to support the activities necessary for OnSide to develop the prepare the scheme up to construction stage – the key activities supported by planning, design, fundraising and engagement;

4.            In addition to the ‘at risk’ funds referenced in recommendation 2, to cover off any abortive costs incurred by OnSide, up to a value of £0.400m in the event of the Council taking a future political decision not to progress the Youth Zone – these funds to be provided for within the total capital allocations described at recommendation 1;

5.            To commit up £0.300m per annum in revenue funding over a 5-year period to support the running of the Youth Zone;

6.            The proposed governance arrangements with YouthZone as laid out in section 4.9 of this report, and to nominate, at the appropriate time, a suitably skilled and experienced Cabinet member and senior officer(s) to sit on the board of Barnsley YouthZone, to safeguard the Council’s investment in the project and to ensure maximum benefit for residents and the borough. The Elected Member is appointed as Trustee to the Barnsley Youth Zone charity board. The BMBC Officer is appointed in the capacity of observer to the Barnsley Youth Zone charity board;

7.            To delegate the required approvals to progress this to the Executive Director Place, Service Director Regeneration and Culture and Service Director Finance, with the understanding that further Key decisions and updates would be brought back to Cabinet regularly.

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