Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Tuesday, 5th June, 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: The Council Chamber - City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR. View directions

Contact: Sam Wilcock 

Link: Watch Live Webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and Safety Information

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).

 

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 5th June Cabinet is 12 noon on 4th June 2018.  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 5th June 2018 Cabinet is 5.00 pm on 30th May 2018. 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

 

 

3.

Apologies for Absence

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.

 

5.

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

(subject to a maximum of three items)

 

 

6.

Reports from scrutiny commission

7.

Chair's Business

To note any announcements from the Chair

8.

Enhancement of Ardagh Tennis Courts pdf icon PDF 119 KB

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Decision:

Subject to a final decision being made on the CAT and its lease conditions, Cabinet agreed:

 

1.       To provide an ‘in principle’ agreement that the Council approves expenditure funded through BCC (up to £200,000) and external partners (£350,000), of what is projected to be c.£550,000 in total towards the enhancement of six of the Ardagh tennis courts, for their inclusion in the parks tennis operating model.

 

2.       That authority is delegated to Executive Director: Communities in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Sport to initiate a procurement process and award the contract for construction works for the Ardagh tennis courts.

9.

DfE Flexible Learning Funding Grant pdf icon PDF 116 KB

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Decision:

Cabinet agreed to:

1.       Accept and spend the DfE Flexible Learning Fund grant as set out in the report.

 

2.       Delegate authority to the Executive Director for Adults, Children and Education in consultation with the Cabinet member for Education and Skills to enter into a grant agreement with the DfE in relation to the Flexible Learning Fund;

 

3.       Delegate authority to the Executive Director for Adults, Children and Education to enter into a partnership agreement in consultation with the Cabinet member for Education and Skills with the West of England Community Learning Consortium in relation to the grant from the Flexible Learning Fund.

10.

Application of a new Bristol Rate for new older people's residential and nursing care placements pdf icon PDF 388 KB

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Decision:

Cabinet agreed:

 

1.             To apply a Bristol Rate for new placements from early July 2018 calculated through a fair cost of care exercise and benchmarking

Per Bed per week (£)

Bristol Rate

Residential

£692.00

Nursing

£706.00

 

2.             To apply an exceptional Bristol Rate in specified circumstances (residential £749 maximum and nursing £763 maximum)

 

3.       To delegate authority to the Director – Adult Social Care to implement the necessary changes to introduce the new rates.

 

4.       To note that for nursing placements, under national legislation the CCG pays for the Funded Nursing Care element of the placement at a rate of £158.16 per week from 1st April 2018. This takes the total cost of a Bristol rate nursing home placement to £864.16.

11.

Parent and Child Residential Assessment pdf icon PDF 116 KB

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Decision:

Cabinet approved:

 

1.             In house specialist fostering placements for parents and their children so that their parenting can be assessed.

 

2.       An in house assessment team, including a psychologist to carry out parenting assessments.

 

3.       The procurement of residential parenting assessment providers through an open framework/dynamic purchasing system that will be available for other local authorities to join.

 

4.       Delegated authority to the Director of Children’s Services, in consultation with the Cabinet member for Women, Children and Young People, to award the contracts.

12.

Direct award of contract for an integrated service for Vulnerable Parents with Young Children. pdf icon PDF 134 KB

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Decision:

Cabinet approved the direct award of a contract for an integrated service for Vulnerable Parents with Young Children to the Elim and Places for People for three years with an option to extend the contract for two additional years from October 1st 2018.

13.

Investment in Digital Research Technology – Open Programmable City Region initiative pdf icon PDF 74 KB

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Decision:

1.       Accepted the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership Grant of up to £4.04m for the Open Programmable City Region initiative.

 

2.       Agreed the approach to governance and delivery of the Project

 

3.       Agreed the spending of the grant to manage the Project

 

4.       Agreed the procurement of a programme/project manager to manage the Bristol OPCR Project

 

5.       Delegated the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration the authority to enter into necessary agreements to achieve the Bristol OPCR Project in consultation with the Cabinet Member with responsibility for Finance, Governance and Performance.

 

14.

Microsoft Licencing Agreement pdf icon PDF 97 KB

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Decision:

Cabinet agreed:

 

1.             To enter in to a competitive process to award a 3 year contract, with an approved Microsoft reseller, for the range of Microsoft products currently used by BCC, to include provision within the contract for products that support the BCC cloud migration and end-user computing strategy,

 

2.       To delegate authority to award the contract to the Director of IT.

15.

2017/18 Financial Outturn Report pdf icon PDF 115 KB

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