Decisions

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Decisions recommendations approved (subject to call-in)

22/09/2021 - Annual Report of the Barnsley Safeguarding Adults Board (2020-21) (Cab.22.9.2021/9) ref: 2259    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 22/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/09/2021

Effective from: 29/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet noted the Annual Report of the Local Safeguarding Adults Board for 2020/21, in conjunction with the progress of the Board in meeting its responsibilities to keep adults in Barnsley safe.


22/09/2021 - Annual Report of the Barnsley Local Safeguarding Children Partnership (2020/21) (Cab.22.9.2021/8) ref: 2258    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 22/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/09/2021

Effective from: 29/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet received the Annual Report of the Barnsley Local Safeguarding Children Partnership (LSCP) for 2020/21 and noted the progress made by the LSCP in relation to its statutory role and functions, as part of Cabinet’s continued consideration of the Borough’s arrangements for safeguarding vulnerable adults and children.


22/09/2021 - Annual Report of the Care4Us Council (2020/21) (Cab.22.9.2021/7) ref: 2257    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 22/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/09/2021

Effective from: 29/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet noted the contribution of the Care4Us Council in enabling the voice of children in care and care leavers to be heard and acted upon during the planning and commissioning of services aimed at meeting their needs, as noted in the Annual Report for 2020/21.


22/09/2021 - Berneslai Homes Asset Management Strategy (Round 2) (Cab.22.9.2021/10) ref: 2260    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 22/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/09/2021

Effective from: 29/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet approved the draft Berneslai Homes Asset Management Strategy; with Cabinet delegating any further minor amendments to the Head of Housing, Sustainability and Climate Change in discussion with the portfolio holder for Place (Regeneration and Culture).


22/09/2021 - Corporate Finance Performance Quarter Ending 30 June 2021 (Cab.22.9.2021/16) ref: 2266    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 22/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/09/2021

Effective from: 29/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet noted:-

 

1.         The Corporate Finance Performance Report for Quarter 1 ending 30 June 2021;

 

a)         Corporate Finance Performance

 

2.         The forecast 2021/22 General Fund overspend of £22m, mostly comprised of the ongoing impact of Covid-19;

 

3.         The current 2021/22 forecast of a balanced position on the Housing Revenue Account;

 

4.         The overall net impact (after all specific Government funding) of £6.6m;

 

5.         That the net impact will be funded from resources previously set aside within the 2021/22 budget;

 

6.         Approval of the write off of historic bad debts totalling £0.594m;

 

b)         Capital Programme Performance

 

7.         The forecast position on the approved Capital Programme;

 

8.         The ongoing review of the Capital Programme; and

 

c)         Treasury Management

 

9.         The key messages from the Council’s Quarter 1 Treasury Management activities.


22/09/2021 - Corporate Plan Performance Report Quarter 1 April-June 2021 (Cab.22.9.2021/15) ref: 2265    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 22/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/09/2021

Effective from: 29/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

 

1.         Noted the contents of the Corporate Plan Performance Report for Quarter 1 (April to June 2021), as detailed in the report submitted; and

 

2.         Shares the report with the Overview and Scrutiny Committee to inform and support their ongoing work programme.


22/09/2021 - Grass Cutting Briefing (Cab.22.9.2021/12) ref: 2262    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 22/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/09/2021

Effective from: 29/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

 

1.         Supports the continued review of the grass cutting and weed killing management regime currently in place;

 

2.         The grass cutting service works with Area Councils and key internal and external stakeholders to develop plans of how managed grass areas can be improved, whilst simultaneously identify and set out areas where rewilding and wildflower management regimes can be introduced; and

 

3.         The grass cutting service works more closely with Area Councils to improve service transparency by providing greater levels of service information to allow better coordination and a better customer experience.