Agenda, decisions and minutes

Cabinet - Wednesday 23 March 2022 9.00 am


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

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231.

Declaration of pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests

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232.

Leader - Call-in of Cabinet decisions

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233.

Minutes of the previous meeting held on 9 March 2022 (Cab.23.3.2022/3) pdf icon PDF 134 KB

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234.

Decisions of Cabinet Spokespersons (Cab.23.3.2022/4)

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235.

Petitions received under Standing Order 44 (Cab.23.3.2022/5)

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236.

Adult Social Care Contingency Framework (Cab.23.3.2022/6) pdf icon PDF 837 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED That Cabinet:-

 

1.    Endorse the updated Contingency Plan for Adult Social Care;

 

2.    Note the latest position of the business unit and actions already taken to mitigate risks and manage issues.

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237.

Renewal of Town Centre Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) (Cab.23.3.2022/7) pdf icon PDF 444 KB

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RESOLVED That Cabinet agrees the Public Space Protection Order and relevant conditions for a period of three years from the date of the agreement.

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238.

Proposed Expansion of Birkwood Primary School, Cudworth (Cab.23.3.2022/19) pdf icon PDF 481 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED That Cabinet:-

 

1.    Approve the proposed scheme to expand Birkwood Primary School, Cudworth;

 

2.    Agrees that the financial implications arising from the report be included in the capital programme and released in accordance with the Financial Regulations Code of Practice C5.2(a).

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239.

Proposed Re-Location of Wombwell and Cudworth Family Centre Sites Following Public Consultations (Cab.23.3.2022/8) pdf icon PDF 329 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED That Cabinet:-

 

1.    Notes the contents of the public consultation;

 

2.    Agree to the proposals to re-locate two family centre sites in the Cudworth and Wombwell Wards as soon as practicable, with suitable alternative arrangements being made to ensure that the most vulnerable families continue to be able to access early help services within their locality.

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240.

Implementation of the 2022/23 Pay Policy Statement (Cab.23.3.2022/9) pdf icon PDF 136 KB

RECOMMENDATION TO FULL COUNCIL ON 31 MARCH 2022

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RESOLVED that Cabinet recommends to Council the approval of the 2022/23 Pay Policy statement contained at Appendix 1

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241.

Gender Pay Gap Report 2021 (Cab.23.3.2022/10) pdf icon PDF 290 KB

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RESOLVED That Cabinet notes the results outlined in Appendix 1.

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242.

A635 Doncaster Road (and the side road junctions of Old Oaks View, Oaks Crescent, Redhill Avenue and Lambert Road), Kendray, Barnsley Proposed Waiting Restrictions - Objection Report (Cab.23.3.2022/11) pdf icon PDF 390 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

 

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

 

2.    Approves the proposal to enact a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to introduce ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ restrictions on parts of both sides of the A635 Doncaster Road and its side road junctions with Old Oaks View, Oaks Crescent, Redhill Avenue and Lambert Road, as shown on Appendix 1 of the report submitted;

 

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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243.

Application to Magistrates Court to Authorise the Stopping Up of the Highway at Lundhill Road Bus Turning Circle, Wombwell (Cab.23.3.2022/12) pdf icon PDF 268 KB

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RESOLVED That Cabinet authorises the Legal Service Director & Solicitor to the Council to make an application to the Magistrates Court for an Order pursuant to section116 of the Highways Act 1980 to authorise the stopping up of part of the public highway adjacent to Lundhill Road, Wombwell, Barnsley, which is shown edged in red on the plan attached at Appendix 1

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244.

Development of Parkside Sports Facilities Additional Funding (Cab.23.3.2022/13) pdf icon PDF 238 KB

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RESOLVED That Cabinet approves the release of an additional £1.0M to fund the construction of a new pavilion in compensation for loss of facilities at Rockingham Sports ground due to the development of land identified in the local plan and the construction of the new Hermes facility.

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245.

Highways Capital Programme 2022/23 (Cab.23.3.2022/14) pdf icon PDF 564 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED That Cabinet:-

 

1.    Approve the detailed Highways Capital Programme for 2022/23, as set out in Appendix 1;

 

2.    Authorise that the Highways Capital Programme be varied in line with the Council’s governance and approval limits (paragraphs 2.16 – 2.21 refers);

 

3.    Authorise the Service Director, Environment and Transport, to:

 

·         Deliver a programme of work based upon the Asset Management Policy and Implementation Strategy, supplemented with engineering judgement in order to deliver a programme of work to meet income targets;

 

·         Obtain tenders for any works, goods and services as necessary, and appoint any successful tenderer on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender;

 

·         Adopt the Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme (HMEP) principle of collaboration and utilise collaborative procurement and engage external service suppliers to undertake work which cannot be undertaken in-house, via Regional Alliances, where available;

 

·         Appoint other external consultants and contractors as appropriate, within the current procurement rules;

 

·         Approve the emerging Highways and Roads Investment Programme, in consultation with the Cabinet Spokesperson for Place;

 

4.    Authorise the rephasing of any element of allocated budgets for 2022/23 that are not fully expended, into future financial years, which allows the flexibility to ensure that the available resources are deployed in the most efficient manner possible, whilst maintaining the continuity of the Highways and Engineering Service.

 

5.    Confirm that before commencing any procurement process for the delivery of other Council managed programmes incorporating highway works, the relevant Executive Director must consider the need to consult the Executive Director – Place (or in the case of Place directorate, the Service Director – Environment and Transport) who may be able to provide the works, services, or goods required.

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246.

Barnsley Transport Strategy - Consultation Exercise (Cab.23.3.2022/16) pdf icon PDF 287 KB

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RESOLVED that Cabinet agrees to commence consultation on the draft transport strategy for Barnsley.

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247.

Public Space Protection Order - Protection of Peatlands (Cab.23.3.2022/15) pdf icon PDF 315 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

 

1.    Based on the evidence, agrees that the Council enters a period of statutory consultation with the community with regards to the introduction of a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO);

 

2.    That the proposed boundaries detailed in Appendix 1 are agreed as an appropriate area of coverage for any subsequent PSPO;

 

3.    That the outcome of the PSPO consultation will be reported back to cabinet in due course whereby a decision to proceed or not be taken.

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248.

Active Travel (AT) Update - Goldthorpe and Elsecar (Cab.23.3.2022/17) pdf icon PDF 656 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

 

1.    Notes the progress and delivery timescales of the approved Active Travel Fund Programme as outlined in section 3;

 

2.    Authorises the continued progression of the ATF schemes to ensure that all external grant funding is secured, whilst ensuring that the overall aims and objectives of the scheme are achieved;

 

3.    Approves acceptance of grant funding from South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority totalling £0.979m (Section 3 refers) for the delivery of the Elsecar and Goldthorpe Active Travel Schemes;

 

4.    Approves the release of the resources (as detailed in Section 3 and Appendix A) required to fund the delivery of the schemes.

 

5.    The Executive Director of Place be authorised to undertake all necessary steps to ensure continued delivery of the AT programme.

 

6.    The Service Director of Finance in consultation with the Executive Director of Place be authorised to negotiate the terms and conditions of, and final approval of the SYMCA Grant funding agreements, for the delivery of the AT programme.

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249.

Principal Towns and Local Village Centres Investment Programme (Cab.23.3.2022/18) pdf icon PDF 336 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

 

1.    Cabinet agrees the formal adoption of the Principal Towns and Local Villages Centres investment plans inclusive of a supporting funding strategy that stimulates private sector investment;

 

2.    Cabinet notes that following the adoption of the investment plans a delivery programme will be established, supported by an annual monitoring report.

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