Agenda, decisions and minutes

Cabinet - Wednesday 9 March 2022 10.00 am


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

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220.

Declaration of pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests

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221.

Leader - Call-in of Cabinet decisions

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222.

Minutes of the previous meeting held on 23 February 2022 (Cab.9.3.2022/3) pdf icon PDF 140 KB

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223.

Decisions of Cabinet Spokespersons (Cab.9.3.2022/4) pdf icon PDF 90 KB

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224.

Petitions received under Standing Order 44 (Cab.9.3.2022/5)

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225.

People at the Heart of Care: Adult Social Care White Paper (Cab.9.3.2022/6) pdf icon PDF 687 KB

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RESOLVED that the implications of the White Paper and the actions being undertaken by the Council be noted.

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226.

Quarter 3 Corporate Performance Report (Cab.9.3.2022/7) pdf icon PDF 347 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

 

1.    Receives the Corporate Performance Report in relation to the delivery of the Corporate Plan priorities and outcomes; and

2.    Agrees that the Performance Report is shared with the Overview and Scrutiny Committee to inform and support their ongoing work programme.

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227.

Corporate Finance Performance - Quarter ending 31 December 2021 (Cab.9.3.2022/8) pdf icon PDF 923 KB

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CORPORATE FINANCE PERFORMANCE

 

Resolved that Cabinet:-

 

1.    Notes the forecast 21/22 General Fund financial pressure of £24.7 Million, predominantly due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19;

2.    Notes the overall net impact (after applying specific Government COVID funding) is a balanced position for 21/22;

3.    Notes the current 21/22 forecast of a £0.3M overspend on the Housing Revenue Account; and

4.    Approves the write off of historic bad debts totalling £0.377M.

 

CAPITAL PROGRAMME PERFORMANCE

 

Resolved that Cabinet:-

 

1.    Notes the forecast position on the approved Capital Programme; and

2.    Notes the ongoing review of the capital programme.


TREASURY MANAGEMENT

 

Resolved that Cabinet notes the key messages from the Council’s Q3 Treasury Management activities.

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228.

A628 Dodworth Road/A6133 Broadway/Pogmoor Road Junction Improvement Proposed Traffic Regulation Orders - Objection Report (Cab.9.3.2022/9) pdf icon PDF 215 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

 

1.    Agrees that the objection received be rejected for the reasons set out in the report and the objector informed accordingly;

2.    Approves the proposal to enact a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to amend existing waiting and loading restrictions and to introduce new waiting/loading restrictions, one-way restrictions, prohibition of driving and other restricted or prescribed manoeuvres on the newly constructed Dodworth Road Gyratory system and surrounding roads as shown on Appendix 3 of the report submitted; and

3.    Authorises the Head of Highways and Engineering and the Legal Service Director and Solicitor to the Council to make and implement the Traffic Regulation Order.

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229.

ESF Pathways to Success and Pathways to Progression (Ambition) (Cab.9.3.2022/10) pdf icon PDF 461 KB

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RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

 

1.    Agrees to accept the extension of the ESF grants for the PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS and PATHWAYS TO PROGRESSION (Ambition) projects and contribute the required match funding.

2.    Agrees to continue contracting with Sheffield City Council and undertake the responsibilities of project delivery partner; and

3.    Approves the changes to staffing required to ensure successful delivery of both projects

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230.

Launchpad Phase 2 Project Extension (Cab.9.3.2022/11) pdf icon PDF 232 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that approval is given for:-

1.    The Executive Director Place to authorise the extension of the Launchpad project from the 31st of March 2022 to the 30th of June 2023 on behalf of the Council;

2.    The Service Director of Finance to accept the additional £376k of ERDF from DLUHC;

 

3.    The Service Director of Finance to accept the additional £ 81,844 of match funding from project partners, Sheffield CC, Doncaster MBC, Rotherham MBC and the Prince’s Trust; and

4.    The Service Director of Finance to provide £170k of match funding in the form of salary contributions for the Barnsley Launchpad team between the 1st of April 2022 to the 30th of June 2023.

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