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Decisions published

12/09/2019 - Request from Sanctuary Housing to Stop Collection of Water Charges from their Stock Transfer Tenants ref: 2383    Recommendations Approved

To provide the reasons for a request from Sanctuary Housing to cease acting as agent for collection of water rates from their stock transfer tenants on behalf of Yorkshire Water from April 2020.

Decision Maker: Director of Housing and Neighbourhoods Service

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 12/09/2019

Decision:

To agree not to exercise the Council’s power to enforce upon Sanctuary Housing the covenant relating to water charge collection, provided that the right to enforce the covenant in future may be exercised in the future should the Council receive complaints from qualifying tenants.

Lead officer: Janet Sharpe


09/09/2019 - Budget Reductions to Housing Related Support Budget 2019 ref: 2378    Recommendations Approved

This report sets out proposals for reducing funding to four services currently commissioned by the People Portfolio, to assist the Council to meet its budget within available resources.

 

The report also proposes to extend the Homeless Prevention and Resettlement Contract provided by Shelter for two years which is permitted within the current contract.

 

It also proposes to vary the contract to merge a small service funded by Children’s Commissioning to the Homeless Resettlement and Prevention contract to streamline Council contracts and enable a short term continuation of this service to enable the Council to undertake a review of its early intervention and prevention work.

Decision Maker: Director of Commissioning, Inclusion and Learning

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 09/09/2019

Decision:

To give authority to:

 

  1. Negotiate with South Yorkshire Housing Association with a view to reducing contract price by £350,000 p.a. for over the whole contract term or in the alternative where agreement cannot be reached to terminate the contract, as per the terms of the agreement.

 

  1. Negotiate with Shelter with a view to reducing the contract price by £150,000 p.a. or in the alternative where agreement cannot be reached, terminate the contract as per the terms of the agreement on 2nd October 2019.

 

  1. Where Shelter agree to a contract price reduction:

 

a.    extend the Homeless Prevention and Resettlement contract to 2nd October 2021; and

 

b.    vary the contract with Shelter to provide an additional £26,000 for 6 months from 1st April 2020 to continue to provide specialists housing support to families and children.

 

  1. Terminate the Handy Person Contract with Yorkshire Housing by providing at least three months notice and thereafter not re-procure the service.  Officers will work with Yorkshire Housing to ensure an appropriate notice period is given to allow for alternative sustainable options to be explored and impact on staff and service users to be managed appropriately.

 

Note: that the Transitional Landlord Contract will end on 30th November 2019 and shall not be re-procured.  Officers will work with Yorkshire Housing to ensure an appropriate notice period is given to allow for alternative sustainable options to be explored and impact on staff and service users to be managed appropriately.

Lead officer: Sam Martin


28/08/2019 - Public Rights of Way Improvement Programme (2019/20) ref: 2377    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Commercial Business Development

Decision published: 09/09/2019

Effective from: 28/08/2019

Decision:

(i) The tender of E C Surfacing in the sum of £53,721 is accepted; and

 

(ii) a letter of acceptance is issued accordingly.

Lead officer: Tim Hardie


29/07/2019 - Shooters Grove Accessibility (Phase 1) ref: 2376    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Commercial Business Development

Decision published: 09/09/2019

Effective from: 29/07/2019

Decision:

(i) The tender of William Birch & Sons Ltd. in the sum of £108,854.07 is accepted, and

 

(ii) A letter of acceptance is issued accordingly.

Lead officer: Tim Hardie


29/07/2019 - Dobcroft Infant & Dobcroft Junior Mobile Replacements ref: 2375    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Commercial Business Development

Decision published: 09/09/2019

Effective from: 29/07/2019

Decision:

(i) The tender of Lewis Ashley Services Ltd in the sum of £150,820 is accepted;

 

(ii) a letter of acceptance is issued accordingly; and

 

(iii) a contract variation is instructed for the mobile replacement at Dobcroft Junior School.

Lead officer: Tim Hardie


29/07/2019 - Bannerdale Infrastructure Project ref: 2374    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Commercial Business Development

Decision published: 09/09/2019

Effective from: 29/07/2019

Decision:

(i) The combined tender value of £58,326 from Awards K Barrier, Avanti Steel, EC Surfacing and Pushkin Signs Ltd is accepted; and

 

(ii) letters of acceptance are issued accordingly.

Lead officer: Tim Hardie


29/07/2019 - Burngreave Public Health Improvements (Phase 1b) ref: 2373    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Commercial Business Development

Decision published: 09/09/2019

Effective from: 29/07/2019

Decision:

(i) The combined tender value of £39,104 from SCC Playground team, Sutcliffe Play, Play and Leisure, MHH Contracting and ACME Tree Care is accepted, and

 

(ii) letters of acceptance are issued accordingly.

Lead officer: Tim Hardie


29/07/2019 - Colley Park Improvements and Play ref: 2372    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Commercial Business Development

Decision published: 09/09/2019

Effective from: 29/07/2019

Decision:

(i) The tender of Timberplay Ltd in the sum of £209,032.68 is accepted; and

 

(ii) a Letter of Acceptance is issued accordingly.

Lead officer: Tim Hardie


06/09/2019 - Registration Services - Increase in Discretionary Fees For Ceremonies ref: 2371    Recommendations Approved

The service proposes to increase discretionary fees for ceremonies to ensure that the cost of providing, developing and enhancing the service offer is met.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Resources and Governance

Decision published: 06/09/2019

Effective from: 13/09/2019

Decision:

(i) That discretionary registration fees are increased as described in the table at paragraph 1.2 of the report with effect from 1st September 2019; and

 

(ii) after consultation with Financial Services, on an annual basis, the service increases discretionary costs in line with inflationary pressures.

Lead officer: Mark Holmes


03/09/2019 - Amendment to Dementia Action Alliance Grant Award ref: 2369    Recommendations Approved

Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance are changing their hosting arrangement with Sheffield Community Foundation to Age UK Sheffield. Age UK Sheffield expects to take on all contractual obligations and performance management.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care

Decision published: 03/09/2019

Effective from: 10/09/2019

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care approves the proposal to award an amended grant to Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance to reflect the organisational change.

 

Lead officer: Robert Addenbrooke


03/09/2019 - Sheffield's Working Employment Programme 2019-2020 ref: 2370    Recommendations Approved

The report seeks approval for the Sheffield’s Working Employment Programme 2019– 2020, (The Programme).  The Programme will directly support vulnerable residents to find and sustain employment.

 

The activities and outcomes of the programme will  directly contribute to the delivery of the Corporate Plan:

 

           A Strong and Competitive Economy

           Tackling Poverty Strategy

 

 

The report therefore seeks approval for the Programme, as detailed in the report. 

One of the projects, under the Programme, involves the award of a grant to a third sector organisation, and the report seeks approval for this award and authority for the Executive Director, CYPF, to negotiate and enter the grant agreements with the recipient of the grant. 

 

The other projects are to be delivered by external providers and the report seeks approval for the Executive Director, CYPF to have authority to negotiate and enter the service agreements with the providers.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Education and Skills

Decision published: 03/09/2019

Effective from: 10/09/2019

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member for Education and Skills:

 

a)        Approves the Sheffield’s Working Programme 2019 - 2020 as set out in this report; and

 

b)        Delegates authority to the Executive Director CYPF (where no such authority exists under the Leaders Scheme of Delegations) in consultation with Commercial and Financial Services to; and

 

(i)        Award such grants and enter into such grant agreements and any other associated agreements they consider appropriate in line with this report; and

 

(ii)       Procure and thereafter award such service contracts and any other associated agreements they consider appropriate in line with this report; and

 

(iii)      To take such steps to meet the aims and objectives of this report, which no such existing authority exists.

 

 

 

 

Lead officer: John Powell


30/08/2019 - Centenary of Council Housing Celebrations - Party in the Parks ref: 2368    Recommendations Approved

This year is the centenary of the 1919 Addison Act which enabled the large-scale expansion of council housing in England. This report proposes that the Council hosts three celebratory events in parks in the city.

 

Decision Maker: Director of Housing and Neighbourhoods Service

Decision published: 30/08/2019

Effective from: 30/08/2019

Decision:

That the proposals and the budget, as contained in the report, are approved.

 

 

Lead officer: Beverly Mullooly


28/08/2019 - School Keep Clear Review - Dobcroft Infant and Junior School (Pingle Road) ref: 2367    Recommendations Approved

Decision required on Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) Pingle Road (Dobcroft Infant Junior School).

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Transport and Development

Decision published: 29/08/2019

Effective from: 05/09/2019

Decision:

(i) That the proposal is implemented as advertised in Appendix B of the report with the exception that restrictions in the turning head (Pingle Road) are implemented as the revised version contained in Appendix D of the report; and

 

(ii) contributors to the consultation to be informed accordingly.

Lead officer: Andrew Kay