Agenda and minutes

Cabinet
Tuesday, 17th April, 2018 4.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre

Contact: Pat Wood  023 8083 2302

Items
No. Item

59.

Matters referred by the Council or by the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee for Reconsideration pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Call-In of Executive Decision CAB 17/18 20348 - Development of an offer for children with disabilities

 

Report of the Chair of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee seeking a response to recommendations made by the Committee at the meeting held on 12 April 2018 regarding decision number CAB 17/18 20348 - Development of an offer for children with disabilities.

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Minutes:

Cabinet noted that there was nothing to reconsider from Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee following the Cabinet decision taken on 20th March 2018 relating to the development of an offer for children with disabilities and that the decision was therefore implemented as of 12th April, 2018. 

 

The Leader also noted that a response would be made to recommendations made by the Committee during their standard process of monitoring Executive recommendations over the coming months. 

 

60.

Reports from Overview and Scrutiny Committees pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Scrutiny Inquiry Panel – Reducing Drug Related Litter in Southampton

 

Report of the Chair of the Scrutiny Inquiry Panel requesting that the Executive receive the final report of the Panel to enable the Executive to formulate its response to the recommendations.

 

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Cabinet noted and received Scrutiny Inquiry Panel final report into Reducing Drug Related Litter in Southampton to enable the Executive to formulate its response to the recommendations contained within it, in order to comply with the requirements set out in the Council’s Constitution.

61.

Clean Bus Technology Fund pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport seeking approval for the funding granted from the Department for Transport.

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DECISION MADE: (CAB 17/18 20559)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, Cabinet agreed that SCC will administer and monitor the use of CBTF grant funding approved by Council to reimburse bus operators on receipt of invoices following the purchase and installation of the CBTF approved technology from their chosen suppliers to support the Council’s commitment to reduce emissions and improve air quality within the Southampton area.

62.

Community Asset Transfer - Progress and Review pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure outlining progress on implementing the Community Asset Transfer Programme including a recommendation to approve a community asset transfer policy.

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DECISION MADE: (CAB 17/18 20479)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure, Cabinet agreed the following:

 

(i)  To note progress on transferring community centres and buildings since implementation of the Community Asset Transfer Strategy.

(ii)  To delegate authority to the Service Director (Growth) following consultation with the Leader of the Council, the Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure, the Cabinet Member for Finance, the Service Director, Legal and Governance and the Associate Director, Capital Assets to transfer Swaythling Neighbourhood Centre at Less than Best Consideration (where appropriate) to the current tenants following the new application process and to subsequently agree detailed disposal terms and negotiate and carry out all ancillary matters to enable disposal of the site.

(iii)  To approve the new Community Asset Transfer (CAT) Policy.

(iv)  To approve changes to the CAT process attached at Appendix 1 to further streamline the process.

(v)  To delegate authority to the Associate Director, Capital Assets following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture, and Leisure, the Service Director (Growth) and the Service Director, Legal & Governance to make any minor or consequential amendments and/or refinements to the CAT Policy or process as may arise from time to time.

(vi)  To delegate authority to the Service Director (Growth) following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure, the Cabinet Member for Finance, the Associate Director, Capital Assets and the Service Director, Legal & Governance to do anything necessary to give effect to the recommendations contained in this report.

63.

Kentish Road former respite care centre pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Adult Care seeking agreement to the principle of disposal of the site to a local community or voluntary organisation for the purpose of supporting vulnerable adults.

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DECISION MADE: (CAB 17/18 20561)

 

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

 

(i)  To approve the principle of disposal of the entire Kentish Road respite care centre site as shown on Appendix 1 at less than best consideration.

(ii)  To delegate authority to the Associate Director, Capital Assets after consultation with the Leader of the Council, the Cabinet Member for Finance, the Cabinet Member for Housing and Adult Care, the Service Director, Legal and Governance, the Service Director, Finance and Commercialisation and the Service Director, Adults, Housing, and Communities to transfer the site to a community or voluntary organisation following a competitive application process and to subsequently agree detailed disposal terms and negotiate and carry out all ancillary matters to enable disposal.

(iii)  To approve a limited direct provision by the council of respite care for adults living with a learning disability at 32 Kentish Road, subject to registration by the Care Quality Commission, pending disposal of the site to a local community or voluntary organisation.

64.

Renewal of Glass Processing Contract for Southampton City Council and all authorities in Hampshire pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport seeking to accept the outcome of the procurement process for a new glass processing contract. This contract will be for all authorities in Hampshire.

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DECISION MADE: (CAB 17/18 20489)

 

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

 

(i)  To agree and accept new glass processing and disposal contract procured by Hampshire County Council as the managing authority in order to dispose of glass effectively.

(ii)  To delegate authority to the Service Director: Transactions and Universal Services to do what is necessary to implement recommendation (i) above.