Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 15th September, 2020 10.00 am

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIRMAN AND/OR HEAD OF THE PAID SERVICE

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

In accordance with the Regulations, Members are required to declare any personal or prejudicial interests they may have and the nature of those interests in respect of items on this Agenda and/or indicate if Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.

4.

RECORD OF DECISIONS

To confirm the Record of Decisions made at the meeting of the Cabinet held on the 18th August 2020.

5.

ITEMS RAISED BY SCRUTINY

To receive items raised by members of scrutiny which have been submitted to the Leader and Chief Executive.

6.

COVID 19 UPDATE AND APPROACH TO CONTINUED USE OF EMERGENCY POWERS pdf icon PDF 366 KB

Report no: 109/2020

Decision:

1)    Cabinet noted the present position in Rutland in respect of COVID 19

 

2)    Cabinet approved the Delegation of Powers under the contained Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No.3) Regulations 2020 including the authorising of Officers for the purposes of the act (incorporating authorising enforcement and the issuing of fixed penalty notices) to the Chief Executive in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder. 

 

3)    Cabinet noted the continued use of the Civil Emergency Delegation and requests a further report reviewing the situation in January 2021

 

Additional recommendation:

 

4)    Cabinet agreed to receive a monthly update from the Senior Management Team to review the position and number of cases in the County.

7.

FAMILY ADOPTION LINKS - REGIONAL ADOPTION AGENCY pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Report no: 106/2020

(Key decision)

Decision:

Cabinet agreed to delegate further key decisions in relation to the formation of the Family Adoption Links Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) to the Director of Children’s Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Lifelong Learning, Early Years, SEND, Inclusion, Safeguarding Children and young People.  This includes authority to enter into the final Interagency Partnership Agreement

 

8.

DISCOVER RUTLAND TOURISM STRATEGY pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Report no: 71/2020

(Key decision)

Additional documents:

Decision:

1)    Cabinet noted the development of the Discover Rutland Tourism Strategy by the Discover Rutland Management Board.

 

2)    Cabinet approved the use of £28,000 from Section 106 funds to match fund, with Discover Rutland, a new “Rutland – Open for Visitors” campaign, which will support the delivery of the objectives outlined in the Strategy, and strengthen the resilience of the tourism sector in response to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, contributing to the county’s economic recovery.

 

Additional Recommendation:

 

3)    Cabinet requested that ‘Discover Rutland’ provide a business plan and action plan for review and authority be delegated to the relevant Portfolio Holder in conjunction with Strategic Director of Places to assess to soundness of both plans.

9.

OAKHAM RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB - LOAN CONVERSION pdf icon PDF 194 KB

Report no: 107/2020

Additional documents:

Decision:

Cabinet aapproved the request from Oakham Rugby Football Club to have the loan of £18,680 (provided to them through the Section 106 Sport and Leisure grant and loan scheme) converted in to a grant, in line with the provisions agreed by Cabinet at the time of the decision in 2015.

 

10.

RUTLAND COUNTRYSIDE ACCESS FORUM pdf icon PDF 416 KB

Report no: 110/2020

(Key decision)

Decision:

1)    Cabinet approved the Changes to the Terms of Reference and area of the Local Access Forum (LAF) for Rutland, to be known as the Rutland Countryside Access Forum (RCAF), in accordance with the requirements of section 94 of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 

 

2)    Cabinet approved the area for the Local Access Forum being the Administrative Area of Rutland County Council.

 

11.

SALT PROCUREMENT FRAMEWORK pdf icon PDF 800 KB

Report no: 115/2020

(Key decision)

Additional documents:

Decision:

i)           Cabinet approved the renewal of the ESPO Framework Agreement 220- De-icing Salt and Associated Products/ services for the period of 1st July 2020- 30th April 2024. 

 

ii)          Cabinet noted that the calling-off process from lot 1 under the ESPO Framework 220 will occur annually between 1st May- 30th September 2020.

 

13.

FINANCE UPDATE pdf icon PDF 723 KB

Report no: 108/2020

Additional documents:

Decision:

a)    Cabinet noted the projected outturn for 20/21 and the uncertainty that remains

 

b)    Cabinet noted the financial impact of COVID-19 on the Council’s finances and the risks that remain

 

c)    Cabinet noted the updated position on the Medium Term Financial Plan

 

15.

SLL CATMOSE SPORTS CONTRACT COVID19 IMPACT pdf icon PDF 218 KB

Report no: 95/2020

(Key decision)

Additional documents:

Decision:

Cabinet authorised the Director for Places and the Director for Resources, in consultation with the Cabinet Member with Portfolio for Finance and the Cabinet Member with Portfolio for Culture & Leisure, to agree financial support to the Council’s leisure operator (Stevenage Leisure Ltd) of £269,021 (£168,191 in 2020/21 and £100,830 in 2021/22) in light of the Covid-19 impact.