Agenda, decisions and minutes

Cabinet - Wednesday, 8th September, 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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63.

Declaration of pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests

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64.

Leader - Call-in of Cabinet decisions

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65.

Minutes of the previous meeting held on 18 August 2021 (Cab.8.9.2021/3) pdf icon PDF 243 KB

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66.

Decisions of Cabinet Spokespersons (Cab.8.9.2021/4) pdf icon PDF 184 KB

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67.

Action Taken under Paragraph B6 of the Responsibility for Executive Functions - Officer Delegations Contained in the Council Constitution (Cab.8.9.2021/5) pdf icon PDF 199 KB

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68.

Petitions received under Standing Order 44 (Cab.8.9.2021/6)

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Overview and Scrutiny Report

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69.

Proposed Scrutiny Work Programme for the 2021-22 Municipal Year (Cab.8.9.2021/7) pdf icon PDF 261 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet noted the proposed Scrutiny Work Programme for 2021/22 as outlined in section 5 of the report, whilst acknowledging that this was subject to change should any urgent issues arise.

 

 

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Core Services Spokesperson

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70.

Barnsley Council Annual Customer Feedback Report - Complaints, Compliments, Comments and Learning - April 2020 to March 2021 (Cab.8.9.2021/8) pdf icon PDF 407 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet noted the information contained in the Annual Customer Feedback report for the period April 2020 to March 2021, as required under the complaints’ legislation.

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Environment and Transportation Spokesperson

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71.

Warner Road, Pennine Way, Cotswold Close, Hambleton Close, Mendip Close, Grampian Way and Malvern Close, Barnsley - Proposed 'No Waiting at Any Time' Restrictions (Cab.8.9.2021/9) pdf icon PDF 243 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet approved:-

 

1.         the proposed ‘No waiting at Any Time’ restrictions on Warner Road, Pennine Way, Cotswold Close, Hambleton Close, Mendip Close, Grampian Way and Malvern Close, Barnsley as described in the report and shown on the plan at Appendix 1; and

 

2.         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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Regeneration and Culture Spokesperson

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72.

Future High Street Funding and Development of The Seam Digital Campus (Cab.8.9.2021/10) pdf icon PDF 829 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet approved:-

 

1.         The core values, vision and principles for developing ‘The Seam’: Barnsley’s Digital Campus, creating a new digital campus neighbourhood at the heart of the town centre;

 

2.         The Future High Street projects ‘Embedding Glass Works’ and ‘The Seam Digital Campus’ as set out in section 4 of the report;

 

3.         Formally accepting the Future High Street Funding allocation of £15.6m from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG);

 

4.         Provision of match funding by the Council, required to deliver the Future High Street funded projects as outlined in paragraph 9.10 and agreed to release a portion of that funding (paragraph 9.17 refers) ‘at risk’ to support the activities required for i) ongoing programme management and ii) scheme development up RIBA Stage 2;

 

5.         The procurement strategy for The Seam, detailed in section 4 of the report and the Legal Service Director and Solicitor to the Council, in consultation with Executive Director Place, be authorised to undertake the necessary procurement exercises to progress the project, publish and accept tenders and appoint consultants/contractors to deliver a professional project management and design team for The Seam;

 

6.         The procurement of a professional team to design a piece of high-quality public realm on the site of the demolished building at 35 Eldon Street (former chip shop);

 

7.         That the Service Director Regeneration and Culture be authorised to engage with businesses, wider stakeholders and the public as appropriate throughout the design development and delivery of The Seam;

 

8.         That the Executive Director Core Services be authorised to apply for any necessary consents, license arrangements, footpath diversions, traffic regulation orders, closure orders and side road orders that may be required as part of developing the scheme;

 

9.         That the Service Director Regeneration and Culture be authorised to enter into a basic asset protection agreement with Network Rail to commence discussions on developing The Seam Digital Campus adjacent to the railway line and additional site investigations as required;

 

10.      The governance arrangements for The Seam project as set out in sections 4.61 – 4.63 of the report; and

 

11.      Noted that a further report would be submitted to Cabinet following completion of the RIBA Stage 2 work in order to present a detailed budget cost plan for consideration.

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73.

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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RESOLVED that the public and press be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items, because of the likely disclosure of exempt information as described by the specific paragraphs of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended, as follows:-

 

Item Number             Type of Information Likely to be Disclosed

 

12                                Paragraph 3

 

 

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Core Services Spokesperson

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74.

Infrastructure Refresh 4 Year Plan (Cab.8.9.2021/12)

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet approved the capital scheme to ensure the IT Infrastructure remained within manufacturer support, maintained compliance with Public Sector Network (PSN) requirements and that the necessary software packages were renewed to provide the level of functionality required by the Council.

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