Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Monday, 26th June, 2017 4.00 pm

Venue: Conference Hall - City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR. View directions

Contact: Ruth Quantock 

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and introductions

Members of the public intending to attend the meeting are asked to please note that, in the interests of health, safety and security, bags maybe searched on entry to the building.  Everyone attending this meeting is also asked please to behave with due courtesy and to conduct themselves in a reasonable way.

 

Please note: if the alarm sounds during the meeting, everyone should please exit the building via the way they came in, via the main entrance lobby area, and then the front ramp. Please then assemble on the paved area in front of the building on College Green by the flag poles.

 

If the front entrance cannot be used, alternative exits are available via staircases 2 and 3 to the left and right of the Conference Hall. These exit to the rear of the building. The lifts are not to be used. Then please make your way to the assembly point at the front of the building.  Please do not return to the building until instructed to do so by the fire warden(s).

 

 

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2.

Public Forum

Up to one hour is allowed for this item

 

Any member of the public or Councillor may participate in Public Forum. Petitions, statements and questions received by the deadlines below will be taken at the start of the agenda item to which they relate to.

 

Petitions and statements (must be about matters on the agenda):

• Members of the public and members of the council, provided they give notice in writing or by e-mail (and include their name, address, and ‘details of the wording of the petition, and, in the case of a statement, a copy of the submission) by no later than 12 noon on the working day before the meeting, may present a petition or submit a statement to the Cabinet.

 

• One statement per member of the public and one statement per member of council shall be admissible.

 

• A maximum of one minute shall be allowed to present each petition and statement.

 

• The deadline for receipt of petitions and statements for the 26 June 2017 Cabinet is 12 noon on Friday 23 June 2017. These should be sent, in writing or by e-mail to: Democratic Services, City Hall, College Green,Bristol, BS1 5TR

e-mail: democratic.services@bristol.gov.uk

 

 

Questions (must be about matters on the agenda):

• A question may be asked by a member of the public or a member of Council, provided they give notice in writing or by e-mail (and include their name and address) no later than 3 clear working days before the day of the meeting.

 

• Questions must identify the member of the Cabinet to whom they are put.

 

• A maximum of 2 written questions per person can be asked. At the meeting, a maximum of 2 supplementary questions may be asked. A supplementary question must arise directly out of the original question or reply.

 

• Replies to questions will be given verbally at the meeting. If a reply cannot be given at the meeting (including due to lack of time) or if written confirmation of the verbal reply is requested by the questioner, a written reply will be provided within 10 working days of the meeting.

 

• The deadline for receipt of questions for the 26 June 2017 Cabinet is 5.00 pm on Tuesday 20 June 2017.  These should be sent, in writing or by e-mail to: Democratic Services, City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR.

Democratic Services e-mail: democratic.services@bristol.gov.uk

 

 

When submitting a question or statement please indicate whether you are planning to attend the meeting to present your statement or receive a verbal reply to your question

 

 

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3.

Apologies for Absence

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4.

Declarations of Interest

To note any declarations of interest from the Mayor and Councillors.  They are asked to indicate the relevant agenda item, the nature of the interest and in particular whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest.

 

Any declarations of interest made at the meeting which is not on the register of interests should be notified to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion.

 

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5.

Matters referred to the Mayor for reconsideration by a scrutiny commission or by Full Council

(subject to a maximum of three items)

 

None at time of publication

 

 

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6.

Reports from scrutiny commission

None at time of publication

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7.

Chair's Business

To note any announcements from the Chair

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8.

Property Guardians pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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Decision:

1.     Agreed that the policy of using property guardians to secure empty buildings be amended to reflect alternative security measures on the following basis:

·       No new commercial guardian arrangements will be entered into:

·       That property guardian contracts on buildings with a legacy of issues are ended as soon as possible by giving up to 6 months’ notice:

·       That property guardian contracts on buildings without a legacy of issues are ended when the council needs the buildings back for redevelopment:

·       That implementing these recommendations is delegated to the Service Director for Property in consultation with the Director of Finance and Cabinet Member for Corporate Property and Housing.

 

2.     Agreed that vacated buildings will be demolished, redeployed or where suitable, transferred to a Third Sector organisation under a mean-while use agreement for temporary housing accommodation and that this is delegated to the Service Director for Property in consultation with the Director of Finance and Cabinet Member for Corporate Property and Housing.

 

3.   Agreed that the Service Director for Property in consultation with the

       Director of Finance have delegated authority for the procurement of works

       up to the value of £1.41m in 2017/18 to demolish buildings vacated as a

       result of this change in policy. This will be undertaken in advance of their

       future redevelopment and the cost will be funded from the Housing

       Delivery enabling budget, which forms part of the agreed Capital

       Programme.

 

9.

Proposal for a Bristol Apprenticeship Service pdf icon PDF 134 KB

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Decision:

1) Noted the establishment of a new single Apprenticeship Service to transform our   

    management and delivery of apprenticeships both within Bristol City Council and

    across partner employers in the city.

 

2) Approved the development and publishing of a new single commissioning

    framework to enable the Council to procure apprenticeship services from external

    providers as soon as possible.

 

3) Approved delegated authority for the Apprenticeship Manager to establish the

    framework and enter into contracts with framework providers.

10.

A City of openness, imagination and originators: A Strategy for Bristol Culture pdf icon PDF 120 KB

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Decision:

Endorsed and supported ‘A City of openness, imagination and originators: A Strategy for Bristol Culture including the key commitments’

11.

BCC Arts funding - Cultural Investment Programme pdf icon PDF 110 KB

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Decision:

Adopted the new cultural investment programme and agreed to go out for bid for the 2018-22 funding round

12.

Outdoor Events Policy and new charging structure pdf icon PDF 111 KB

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Decision:

Agreed to adopt the new outdoor events policy and implement the new charging structure