Agenda and minutes

Extraordinary Meeting, Council
Wednesday, 19th October, 2016 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Judy Cordell and Claire Heather  023 8083 2766/2412

Items
No. Item

50.

Apologies

To receive any apologies.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors Claisse, Hannides and Painton.

 

51.

Announcements from the Mayor and Leader

Matters especially brought forward by the Mayor and the Leader.

Minutes:

(i)  Apprenticeship Scheme

 

The Mayor announced that she had recently attended an awards ceremony recognising those who had completed an apprenticeship.  The Mayor encouraged employers across the City to take up the Apprenticeship Scheme within their own organisations in order to realise mutual benefits and opportunities for themselves and those taking up the apprenticeships. 

 

(ii)  Francis Benali

 

The Mayor recognised the achievements of Francis (Franny) Benali who had spent the previous fortnight running and cycling around 100 miles every day visiting all 44 Premiership and Championship football clubs in a bid to raise money for Cancer Research UK.  At the time of the meeting his fund raising achievement stood at £381,000. 

52.

Motions

(a)  Councillor Pope to move:

 

Council agrees that a local poll under S.116 of the Local Government Act 2003 of Southampton residents will be held on any agreed or imposed devolution deal with other local authorities, once the details are known – particularly the financial redistribution and governance elements. 

Minutes:

(a)  Local Poll – Devolution Deal with other Local Authorities

 

Councillor Pope moved and Councillor P Baillie seconded:

 

Council agrees that a local poll under S.116 of the Local Government Act 2003 of Southampton residents will be held on any agreed or imposed devolution deal with other local authorities, once the details are known – particularly the financial redistribution and governance elements. 

 

UPON BEING PUT TO THE VOTE THE MOTION WAS DECLARED LOST

 

RESOLVED that the motion in the name of Councillor Pope be declared lost.

 

53.

Solent Combined Authority Governance Review and Scheme pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance in relation to the Combined Authority proposal, attached. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance in relation to the Solent Mayoral Combined Authority proposal, was submitted as a consultation item prior to decision by Cabinet

 

As part of the discussion Council received and noted a deputation from Denise Wyatt. 

 

Council agreed the following amendments:

 

a)  Revised appendix 2 – Mayoral Combined Authority Scheme, appended to these minutes.

 

b)  Recommendation (iv) for Cabinet was approved:

 

(iv)  Resolve that if a deputation is made to make a submission to the Secretary of State, that Cabinet approve the Governance Review (appendix 1), revised scheme (appendix 2), and the consultation responses and the Motion presented today and include these as part of the submission to the Secretary of State. 

 

RESOLVED with the above amendments, Council recommends the report to Cabinet to consider and approve. 

 

54.

Exclusion of the Press and Public - Confidential Papers Included in the Following Item

To move that in accordance with the Council’s Constitution, specifically the Access to Information Procedure Rules contained within the Constitution, the press and public be excluded from the meeting in respect of any consideration of the confidential appendix to the following item. 

 

Appendix 1 is considered to be confidential, the confidentiality of which is based on category 3 of paragraph 10.4 of the Council’s Access to Information Procedure Rules.  In applying the public interest test this information has been deemed exempt from publication due to confidential sensitivity. 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that in accordance with the Council’s Constitution, specifically the Access to Information Procedure Rules contained within the Constitution, the press and public be excluded from the meeting in respect of any consideration of the confidential appendix referred to in minute number 55 below.

 

Appendix 1 is considered to be confidential, the confidentiality of which is based on category 3 of paragraph 10.4 of the Council’s Access to information Procedure Rules.  In applying the public interest test this information has been deemed exempt from publication due to confidential sensitivity. 

55.

Procurement of Housing Related Support for Young People and Vulnerable Adults pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Adult Care summarising findings from a review of housing related support services and outlining the preferred approach to re-tendering these services, to improve access and achieve efficiencies, attached. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Adult Care was submitted seeking approval for the procurement of Housing Related Support for Young People and Vulnerable Adults.

 

RESOLVED:

 

(i)  To approve the recommendation to proceed with a procurement of a range of housing related support (HRS) services for young people and single adults.

(ii)  To delegate authority to the Director of Quality & Integration to carry out a procurement process for the provision of HRS services as set out in this report and to enter into contracts in accordance with contract procedure.

(iii)  To delegate authority to the Director of Quality & Integration following consultation with the relevant Cabinet Members to decide on the final model of commissioned services for HRS and all decision making in relation to this re-commissioning.