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Decisions published

03/07/2019 - Lower Don Valley River Channel Maintenance Contribution ref: 2346    Recommendations Approved

To approve the City Council’s annual contribution to river channel maintenance in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley.

Decision Maker: Director of Regeneration and Development Services

Decision published: 16/07/2019

Effective from: 03/07/2019

Decision:

To approve a contribution of up to £20,000 per year to the Environment Agency for planned river channel maintenance in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley from 2019 for a period of 5 years.

Lead officer: James Fletcher


12/07/2019 - Rough Sleeper Initiative Funding ref: 2345    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks approval for the Council to accept a grant from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) of £412,926 to reduce rough sleeping in Sheffield and sets out proposals for how the funding will be used. This is a continuation of the funding received in 2018/19.

Decision Maker: Director of Housing and Neighbourhoods Service

Decision published: 15/07/2019

Effective from: 12/07/2019

Decision:

That the Director;

 

  • Approves the acceptance of £412,926funding grant for a period from April 2019 until 31st March 2020

 

  • Approves the implementation of the spending plan as set out in this report.

 

  • Approves the award of a grant of £42,692 to Devonshire Green Medical Centre to fund a Street Outreach Nurse as described in the report.

 

Lead officer: Zoe Young


09/07/2019 - Commissioning of Supported Accommodation for Care Leavers Aged 16+ ref: 2337    Recommendations Approved

The report will seek approval to establish a framework of suitable and competent providers of supported accommodation to be accessed when necessary to support some young people who are leaving council care.  These services will be one part of a wide ranging choice of living arrangements for young people once they reach leaving care age, to ensure all young people have the opportunity to make a successful transition to independent life as they grow up.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Families

Decision published: 11/07/2019

Effective from: 18/07/2019

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member for Children and Families delegates authority to the Director of Commissioning, Inclusion and Learning, in consultation with the Director of Children and Families, the Director of Finance and Commercial Services, the Director of Legal and Governance, as appropriate, and in liaison with the Lead Cabinet Member for Children and Families, to:

 

(i) Determine and approve a procurement strategy for the re-procurement of a Care Leavers supported housing contract framework as outlined in the report;

 

(ii) award places on the framework to providers submitting the best value for money tenders based on our specifications and quality requirements for young people;

 

(iii) authorise future placements to be made by the Children and Families service in line with existing processes and protocols with providers on the framework, with and award contracts for these individual placements;

 

(iv) take any other action necessary, including extending or breaking contracts in accordance with their terms, as may be required to facilitate the outcomes outlined in the report;

 

(v) take any actions necessary to ensure the continuation of service delivery arrangements with existing suppliers under the terms and conditions which applied in their contracts under the White Rose Framework until such date that contracts procured for successor service delivery arrangements commence.

 

Lead officer: Sam Martin


09/07/2019 - Recommissioning of Daytime Short Break Activities for Disabled Children and Young People ref: 2336    Recommendations Approved

The report will recommend that the Council recommissions from a range of third/independent sector providers, a programme of weekend and school holiday Short Break Services and Activities for Disabled Children and Young People in Sheffield.  These services provide important leisure and development activities for disabled children and provide a break from caring for parents and carers.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Families

Decision published: 11/07/2019

Effective from: 18/07/2019

Decision:

(i) approves a retender of the Short Break day-time Opportunities for Disabled Children and Young People;

 

(ii) approves the procurement strategy for the retender namely that the contracts will be for a maximum of 4 years from 1st October 2019, with a break clause after 12, 24 and 36 months. Total value over 4 years is: £2,100,000. The break clause would trigger in the event of the budgetary funding being reduced, funding no longer available or a change in strategy, or poor provider performance;

 

(iii) delegates authority to the Director of Commissioning, Inclusion and Learning, in consultation with the Director of Finance and Commercial Services or nominated representatives to run the procurement process and award contracts for the retendered services as outlined in this report; and

 

(iv) approves the continuation of service delivery arrangements with existing suppliers under the terms and conditions which applied in their contracts which expired on 31st March 2019, from 1st April 2019 until such date that contracts procured for successor service delivery arrangements commence, and delegates authority to the Director of Commissioning, Inclusion and Learning to take any actions necessary to facilitate this continuation.

 

Lead officer: Sam Martin


09/07/2019 - Approval for the new Road Safety Audit Standard 2018 ref: 2338    Recommendations Approved

Report details a new Road Safety Audit Standard to replace the existing 2005 Standard in order to better comply with the latest national guidance from Highways England (HD 19/15) and to address identified deficiencies in the current standard

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Transport and Development

Decision published: 11/07/2019

Effective from: 18/07/2019

Decision:

That the Sheffield Road Safety Audit Standard 2018 be adopted as the new road safety audit standard for schemes on the Sheffield highway network.

 

Lead officer: Ashley Carnall


05/07/2019 - Broomhall Road / Broomhall Street: Outcome of Consultation on the Experimental Traffic Regulation Order and Scheme Update ref: 2335    Recommendations Approved

To provide an update on the Broomhall Road / Broomhall Street Cycling and Walking scheme following a 6 month monitoring period and seek approval to make permanent the one-way section of Broomhall Street from Victoria Street to Park Lane.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Transport and Development

Decision published: 09/07/2019

Effective from: 16/07/2019

Decision:

1.         Make the Experimental Traffic Regulation Order permanent and retain the overall scheme which was introduced in April 2018 in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

2.         Make the changes to the one-way section as outlined in ‘Appendix G’.

3.         Continue to monitor the overall scheme following the changes recommended above.

4 .       Inform all those who commented on the TRO of the decision.

Lead officer: Andrew Marwood


16/04/2019 - Extension of 5 Contracts Providing Housing Related Support Services ref: 2334    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval to extend 5 housing related support contracts for a period of 12 months in line with the extension clauses contained within individual contracts.

Decision Maker: Director of Commissioning, Inclusion and Learning

Decision published: 08/07/2019

Effective from: 16/04/2019

Decision:

To extend the 5 contracts for a period of 12 months in line with the individual contract extension clauses as specified within this report.

 

Lead officer: Ann Ellis


04/07/2019 - Acceptance of Grant-Funding From Homes England Housing Infrastructure Fund - Manor Cluster ref: 2333    Recommendations Approved

To give approval for the Council to accept a grant from the Housing Infrastructure Fund in relation to the “Manor Cluster” sites, and enter into a funding agreement with Homes England.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Transport and Development

Decision published: 05/07/2019

Effective from: 12/07/2019

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member:-

            (a) approves the Council’s acceptance of Homes England’s Housing Infrastructure Fund, Marginal Viability Fund Programme grant of £3,219,272;

 

            (b) approves the Council entering into the grant determination agreement with Homes England for those grant funds; and

 

            (c) notes that the Council cannot enter into the grant determination agreement unless it meets the pre-contract conditions, which includes a pre-contract condition that it has provided written evidence to Homes England that independent state aid advice has been sought and that there are no issues in this regard.

 

 

Lead officer: Dermot Reader