Agenda and minutes

Cabinet
Tuesday, 20th March, 2018 4.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre

Contact: Pat Wood  023 8083 2302

Items
No. Item

51.

Solent Recreation Mitigation Strategy pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Report of the Leader of the Council seeking approval for the adoption of the final Definitive Strategy in line with partners in the Partnership for Urban South Hampshire.

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Minutes:

DECISION MADE:  (CAB 17/18  20262)

 

On consideration of the report of the Leader, Cabinet agreed the following:

 

(i)  To approve the adoption of the definitive Solent Recreation Mitigation Strategy, as shown in Appendix 1 to the report, so that new residential development is required to mitigate against the harm caused, by either the submission of their own site specific schemes of work or a payment of £337-880 depending on the number of bedrooms in a property.

(ii)  To use the Solent Recreation Mitigation Strategy in determining planning applications from 1 April 2018.

52.

Development of an offer for children with disabilities pdf icon PDF 183 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Children’s Social Care, proposing the implementation of a new eligibility criteria and short break offer for children with disabilities.

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DECISION MADE:  (CAB 17/18  20348)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Children’s Social Care, Cabinet agreed the following:

 

(i)  To consider the responses to the consultation exercise on revisions to eligibility criteria and service offer for the short breaks service.

(ii)  To authorise the procurement of services and activities to support the proposed new Short Break offer.

(iii)  To approve the use of the grant process and criteria to award funding for services and activities to support the new Short Break offer.

(iv)  To delegate authority to the Director of Quality & Integration to carry out a procurement process for the provision of services as set out in this report to support the short break offer and, following consultation with the Service Director: Legal & Governance to enter into contracts in accordance with the Contract Procedure Rules.

(v)  To delegate authority to the Director of Quality & Integration following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children’s Social Care to decide on the final model of commissioned services to support the short breaks offer and all decision making in relation to this recommissioning.

(vi)  To authorise the Director of Quality and Integration to take all necessary actions to implement the proposals contained in this report.

(vii)  To note the response from the formal consultation to retain the names of the Jigsaw service and the Buzz Network.

53.

Concessionary Fares Scheme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport detailing the final arrangements for the Concessionary Fare Scheme for 2018/19 including the rate at which bus operators will be reimbursed for concessionary pass travel.

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DECISION MADE:  (CAB 17/18  20365)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, Cabinet agreed the following:

 

(i)  To agree to reimburse bus operators in line with the Department for Transport Concessionary Fares Guidance and the methodology as detailed in appendix 1. This will use the Reimbursement Calculator published by the Department for Transport to determine the reimbursement rate for each operator.

(ii)  To agree the local enhancements above the statutory minimum, which is to allow concessionary travel from 0900 rather than 0930 and between 2300 and 0030 for Southampton residents.

54.

Youth Justice Strategy 2017-20 update pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Health and Community Safety seeking approval for an updated Youth Justice Strategy 2017-2020.

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DECISION MADE:  (CAB 17/18  20260)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Health and Community Safety, Cabinet agreed to recommend to Council the updated Youth Justice Strategy.

55.

Safe City Strategy 2017-2020 update pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Health and Community Safety seeking approval for an updated and amended Safe City Strategy 2017-2020.

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DECISION MADE:  (CAB 17/18  20255)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Health and Community Safety, Cabinet agreed to recommend to Council the updated Safe City Strategy 2017-20.

56.

Approval to Procure a Water Contract for City Council Buildings and Services pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Living seeking authorisation to procure a contract for the supply of water and disposal of waste water for City Council Buildings and Services.

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DECISION MADE:  (CAB 17/18  20367)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Living, Cabinet agreed the following:

 

(i)  To approve the joint procurement of water through the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework for Water, Wastewater and Ancillary Services, the mini tender to be managed by Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO), to appoint a single water retailer to meet LEP member authorities’ business requirements. YPO is a Central Procurement Body (CPB), publicly owned by 13 local authorities.

(ii)  To delegate authority to the Associate Director, Capital Assets, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with YPO to manage the mini-competition to procure a water retailer through the CCS Water, Wastewater and Ancillary Services Framework.

(iii)  To endorse the awarding of a new water retail contract by YPO on the most economically advantageous terms Assessed on the basis of quality (55%) and price (45%) for a period of two years with the option to extend for a further two years and that any extension should enable the impact of water price review to be taken into account.

(iv)  To authorise the Associate Director, Capital Assets on Consultation with the Service Director, Legal & Governance, to finalise any specific terms of the contract with the preferred bidder, award and enter into the call off contract under the framework agreement, and do all things necessary to facilitate the execution, implementation and operation of the contract, including any extension agreement to comply with the Authority’s agreed procurement and management strategy.

(v)  To endorse the use of the London Energy Project Team to manage supplier performance and service development to deliver services in line with London Energy Project authorities’ collective business requirements post award to maximise benefits.

57.

Changes to Existing Revenue and Capital Budgets pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Finance detailing proposed changes to existing Revenue and Capital Budgets to incorporate changes to this and future years' budget.

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DECISION MADE:  (CAB 17/18  20576)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Finance, Cabinet agreed the following:

 

(i)  Approve the addition of £0.41M to the Education & Children’s Social Care programme and approval to spend £0.41M as detailed in paragraph 4.

(ii)  Approve the addition of £0.04M to the Environment and Transport - City Services programme and approval to spend £0.04M as detailed in paragraph 6.

(iii)  Note the addition of £3.00M to the Housing & Adult Social Care programme for which approval will be sought as part of the capital outturn report which will be presented to Council in July 2018, as detailed in paragraph 7.

58.

The proposed disposal of four sites to accelerate the provision of affordable homes in the city pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Report of the Leader of the Council seeking authorisation for the disposal of four sites to accelerate the provision of affordable homes in the city.

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DECISION MADE:  (CAB 17/18  20363)

 

On consideration of the report of the Leader, Cabinet agreed the following:

 

(i)  To approve the disposals of the following sites

  former Brownhill House Care Home

  former Lordshill Housing Office

  former Lordshill Community Centre

  former Oaklands Community School

  On a leasehold or freehold basis at less than Best Consideration where appropriate and that the disposals will contribute to the promotion or improvement of the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of the area. 

(ii)  To delegate authority to the Associate Director – Capital Assets following consultation with the Leader of the Council, the Service Director Finance and Commercialisation and the Service Director Legal and Governance to agree detailed terms and conditions and to take any other actions required to give effect to this decision.