Agenda and minutes

Cabinet
Tuesday, 15th March, 2016 4.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre

Contact: Judy Cordell  023 8083 2430

Items
No. Item

47.

Newtown Youth Centre - Change of Trustees in property pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Report of the Leader of the Council seeking to transfer the freehold of the Newtown Youth Centre to YMCA Fairthorne Group, The Council holds the freehold interest of these premises in its` capacity as sole trustee of a charitable trust. It is proposed that the YMCA be appointed as new trustee in place of the Council. The Council to then formally transfer the legal estate in the property to the new trustee, attached.

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DECISION MADE: (CAB 15/16 16642)

 

On consideration of the report of the Leader of the Council and having received representations from interested parties, Cabinet agreed to uphold the previous decision to exclude this property from offer under the Community Asset Transfer (CAT) process in order to ensure the continued delivery of youth services from the site. 

48.

Controlling Street Drinking and Begging using Public Spaces Protection Orders pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Sustainability seeking authority for Public Spaces Protection Orders to control anti-social street drinking and begging in locations within Southampton, attached.

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DECISION MADE: (CAB 15/16 16264)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Sustainability, Cabinet agreed the following:

 

(i)  To consider the representations received in relation to this matter in response to the consultation carried out between 3rd November and 11th December 2015 as set out in appendices 2 and 3;

(ii)  To approve five Public Spaces Protection Orders to control begging and street drinking in the localities shown in the maps at Appendix 1 and set the fixed penalty notice fine at £100;

(iii)  To delegate authority to issue fixed penalty notices to the Service Director: Transactions and Universal Services and all other ancillary powers for non-compliance with the requirements of a Public Spaces Protection Order; and

(iv)  To note that police officers may also take enforcement action and issue Orders, Directions and Notices as considered appropriate, including Fixed Penalty Notices, under the Public Space Protection Orders.

49.

Safe City and Youth Justice Strategy Updates pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Sustainability seeking approval to update and amend the existing Safe City and Youth Justice strategies (2014-2017), attached.

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DECISION MADE: (CAB 15/16 16190)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Sustainability, Cabinet agreed to consider and recommend to Council the updated Safe City Strategy and Youth Justice Strategy.

50.

Community Asset Transfer Strategy: Progress and Review pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure outlining progress on implementing the Community Asset Transfer Strategy, attached.

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DECISION MADE: (CAB 15/16 16619)

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure and having received representations from interested parties, Cabinet agreed the following amended recommendations:

 

(i)  To approve the disposal of Red Lodge Community Swimming Pool to Red Lodge Community Pool Limited on a freehold basis at Less than Best Consideration for the sum of £1;

(ii)  To approve the disposal by way of a long lease (125 years) of Moorlands Community Centre to West Itchen Community Trust at Less than Best Consideration for a sum in the region of £1870;

(iii)  To delegate authority to the Transformation Implementation Director  in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure, the Cabinet Member for Finance and the Head of Capital Assets to transfer the following properties:

·  Freemantle Community Centre

·  Merryoak Community Centre

·  Sholing Community Centre

·  St. Denys Community Centre

at Less than Best Consideration (where appropriate) to either the current or any new applicants and to subsequently agree detailed disposal terms and negotiate and carry out all ancillary matters to enable disposal of the sites;

(iv)  To delegate authority to the Head of Capital Assets to approve the disposals on a leasehold or freehold basis at Less than Best Consideration;

(v)  To delegate authority to the Transformation Implementation Director, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure, the Cabinet Member for Finance and the Head of Capital Assets to do anything necessary to give effect to the recommendations contained in this report; and

(vi)  To note progress on transferring community centres and buildings following implementation of the new process.

51.

Springwell School Expansion Phase 2 pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Education and Children’s Social Care seeking to increase the capacity at Springwell School, attached.

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DECISION MADE: (CAB 15/16 16743)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Education and Children’s Social Care and having complied with paragraph 15 of the Council’s Access to Information Procedure Rules, Cabinet agreed the following:

 

(i)  Subject to Council approval of recommendations (iv) and (v) below, to authorise the expansion of Springwell Special School (Phase 2) and to procure the works and all associated delivery services in accordance with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules.

(ii)  To delegate authority to the Service Director: Children’s and Families following consultation with the Service Director: Legal & Governance and the Acting Service Director: Strategic Finance and Commercialisation to do anything necessary to procure the expansion works and services together with anything ancillary to, necessary for or calculated to facilitate the expansion.

(iii)  To delegate authority to the Service Director: Children’s and Families to consult on, publish and, in the absence of any objections, to determine statutory school organisation proposals to expand Springwell Special School by 28 pupil places together with the associated physical enlargement in accordance with the requirements of the School Standards & Framework Act 1998 and statutory school organisation guidance. In the event that objections to the proposals are received in the statutory representation period, to note that a further report to Cabinet will be required.

52.

Agreement to Procure Headstart Programmes and to Delegate Powers to Award the Contract pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member for Education and Children’s Social Care seeking authority to accept funds should the bid be successful, commence a procurement process and to delegate authority to the Director Quality and Integration to award the contract following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Education and Children’s Social Care and Service Director Legal and Governance, attached.

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DECISION MADE: (CAB 15/16 16624)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care, Cabinet agreed the following:

 

(i)  Subject to approval by Council to accept the funding in advance, approval is sought to delegate authority to the Director of Quality & Integration to carry out a procurement process for the provision of HeadStart Phase 3 as set out in this report and to enter into contracts in accordance with Contract Procedure Rules; and

(ii)  Subject to approval by Council to accept the funding in advance, approval is sought to delegate authority to the Director of Quality & Integration following consultation with the relevant cabinet member to decide on the final model of commissioned services and all decision making in relation to this programme.

53.

Review, Redesign and Procurement of Behaviour Change Services

Report of the Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care detailing a review and redesign of the Behaviour Change contracts, attached.

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DECISION MADE: (CAB 15/16 16593)

 

On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care, Cabinet approved the recommendations set out in the confidential report.