Agenda and draft minutes

Executive - Tuesday, 25 January 2022 5.00 pm

Venue: Online Only - Via MST

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Link: This meeting will be held online

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Items
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220.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary or Affected Interests in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.

 

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

 

Any Member with an Affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

221.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 226 KB

To consider and approve the minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on 14 December 2021.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Executive on 14 December 2021 together with the accompanying decision records be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Leader.

Executive Decisions

The following minutes summarise the recommendations made to executive members:

 

222.

Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy pdf icon PDF 208 KB

To seek approval for an updated Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy, which sets out how the council will work with partners to prevent and manage homelessness and eliminate rough sleeping.


Additional documents:

Minutes:

RECOMMENDED to the Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing that they:

 

1.              approve the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2021-26 which has been finalised following stakeholder consultation

 

2.              delegate the development of a detailed action plan to the Assistant Director of Early Help and Communities, working with partners in the new Homelessness Forum

223.

Temporary Accommodation Housing Compliance, Void and Reactive Maintenance Contract pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To seek approval of the Procurement Plan for the procurement of a Reactive Maintenance Contractor to provide a 24-hour service for the Temporary Accommodation Housing, Compliance, void and reactive maintenance contract.

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Minutes:

RECOMMENDED to the Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing that they:

 

1.     The Procurement Plan for the appointment of a contractor to provide a Temporary Accommodation housing Compliance, void and reactive maintenance contract is approved.

 

2.     To delegate the award of the contract to the Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing

224.

Exclusion of Public and Press

To consider the following motion:

 

That pursuant to Regulation 4 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) Regulations 2012  and having regard to the public interest, members of the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the consideration of item 8 which involves the likely disclosure of exempt information under the following category of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972:

 

(3)        Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

NB:      No representations were received in response to the 28 day notice of a private meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that pursuant to Regulation 21 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) Regulations 2000, members of the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the consideration of item 8 which involves the likely disclosure of exempt information under the following category of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972:

 

(3)        Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority).

 

225.

Bridgewell Supported Living

To set out the invest-to-save business case for a 20-bedroom new supported living accommodation at the Bridgewell site. Supported Living enables people with a learning disability and/or autism to live independently, whether in shared accommodation or in their own home. By investing in good quality home styled accommodation, the Council will continue to demonstrate its commitment to ensuring that people are supported to be independent, resilient, physically and emotionally healthy.

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Minutes:

RECOMMENDED to the Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing that they:

 

 

1.     Approve funding of £0.095m as detailed in paragraph 5.22 for detailed design fees to take forward a proposal to build a new, bespoke facility with 20 self-contained units on the Bridgewell site to enable people with learning disabilities to live independently in shared accommodation, which is estimated to save around £0.975m in revenue costs over the first 5 years of operation.

 

2.      Note the specific requirements in paragraphs 5.23 – 5.27 pertaining to the potential grant from Homes England and agree to further explore the Homes England grant requirements for Option B (Council to build and thereafter appoint the providers) or Option C (To appoint a Registered Provider to build and operate) with a view to improving the financial position modelled in the business case attached as Appendix 2.

 

3.      Approve the timetable set out in paragraph 5.28.