Agenda and minutes

Full Council
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 10.30 am


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Venue: Council Chamber, Barnsley Town Hall

Contact: William Ward  Council Governance Officer

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Items
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168.

Declarations of Interests

To receive any declarations of interest of a pecuniary or non-pecuniary nature from Members in respect of the items on this agenda (other than those already recorded within the minutes contained within the Minute Book).

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169.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 164 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meetings of the Council held on the 29th November, 2018 and 3rd January, 2019.

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170.

Communications

To consider any communications to be submitted by the Mayor or the Chief Executive.

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171.

Questions by Elected Members

To consider any questions which may have been received from Elected Members and which are asked pursuant to Standing Order No. 11.

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172.

Questions relating to Joint Authority, Police and Crime Panel and Combined Authority Business

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173.

South Yorkshire Pensions Authority - 22nd November, 2018 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

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South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority - 26th November, 2018 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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175.

Police and Crime Panel (Draft) - 3rd December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 97 KB

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176.

Sheffield City Region Combined Authority - 17th December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 136 KB

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177.

Planning Regulatory Board - 20th November, 2018 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

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178.

Audit Committee - 5th December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 125 KB

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179.

Planning Regulatory Board - 18th December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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180.

General Licensing Regulatory Board - 19th December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 96 KB

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181.

Planning Regulatory Board - 22nd January, 2019 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

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182.

General Licensing Panel - Various pdf icon PDF 57 KB

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183.

Appeals, Awards and Standards - Various pdf icon PDF 43 KB

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184.

Health and Wellbeing Board - 4th December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 81 KB

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185.

Overview and Scrutiny Committee - 27th November, 2018 pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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186.

Overview and Scrutiny Committee - 8th January, 2019 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

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187.

Central Area Council - 12th November, 2018 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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188.

North Area Council - 19th November, 2018 pdf icon PDF 85 KB

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189.

Dearne Area Council - 26th November, 2018 pdf icon PDF 75 KB

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190.

North East Area Council - 29th November, 2018 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

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191.

Penistone Area Council - 6th December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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192.

South Area Council - 14th December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

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193.

Criminal Convictions Policy - Update (Gen Lic.19.12.2018/3) pdf icon PDF 65 KB

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL that Section 6 of the Guideline Policy for Criminal Convictions be amended to read as follows:

 

Where a Licence has been refused or revoked by the Council (or another Local Authority) a further application will be refused if received within five years from the date of the refusal/revocation, as it will be deemed that the persons circumstances have not changed significantly within that period to make them ‘fit and proper’.

 

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194.

Representation on Berneslai Homes Board (Cab.9.1.2019/6) pdf icon PDF 54 KB

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL that approval be given to the nomination of Councillor Makinson to the Berneslai Homes Board.

 

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195.

Housing Revenue Account Draft Budget 2019/20 and Housing Capital Investment 2019 - 2024 (Cab.9.1.2019/11) pdf icon PDF 174 KB

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL:-

 

(i)        that the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Draft Budget for 2019/20, as detailed in the report now submitted, be approved, with any final amendments/additions being delegated to the Cabinet Spokesperson for Place and the Executive Director Place in consultation with the Cabinet Spokesperson for Core Services and the Service Director Finance - S151 Officer;

 

(ii)       that a rent reduction in line with Government’s rent policy be approved;

 

(iii)      that no change be made to non-dwelling rents, service charges and heating charges;

 

(iv)      that the 2019/20 Berneslai Homes Management Fee at paragraph 4.17 be approved with any final amendments/additions delegated to the Cabinet Spokesperson for Place and the Service Director Culture and Housing in consultation with the Cabinet Spokesperson for Core Services and the Service Director Finance – S151 Officer;

 

(v)       that the 2019/20 Berneslai Homes Management Fee for Gypsy and Traveller Sites, charged to the Authority’s General Fund, detailed at paragraph 4.20 be approved;

 

(vi)      that the HRA Medium Term Financial Strategy, as set out in Section 5 and Appendix B, be noted;

 

(vii)     that the 30 Year HRA Business Plan, as set out in Section 6, be noted;

 

(viii)    that the HRA Reserves Strategy, outlined in Section 7 of the report, be noted;

 

(ix)      that the proposed increase in the HRA minimum working balance to £5.2m (referred to in paragraph 7.9) be approved;

 

(x)       that the Council Housing Capital Investment programme for 2019/20 be approved and the indicative programme for 2020/21 through 2023-24, as outlined in Section 8, be noted;

 

(xi)      that approval be given, in principle, to the Housing Growth Investment schemes, funded from a combination of HRA Reserves and Berneslai Homes Surplus, as detailed in Appendix E. (Subject to individual reports in line with the Council’s governance arrangements); and

 

(xii)     that individual Housing Growth schemes be subject to the appropriate planning regulations.

 

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Cabinet Meeting - 28th November, 2018 pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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197.

Cabinet Meeting - 12th December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 68 KB

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198.

Cabinet Meeting - 9th January, 2019 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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Cabinet Meeting - 23rd January, 2019 pdf icon PDF 67 KB

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