Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Cabinet - Wednesday, 10 July 2024 2.00 pm, MOVED

Venue: Committee Room 1, County Hall, Matlock

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: democratic.services@derbyshire.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

102/24

To receive declarations of interest (if any)

Minutes:

Councillor C Cupit and Councillor A Dale declared non pecuniary interests in relation to minute reference 112/24 as members of the Clay Cross Town Board.

103/24

To consider Minority Group Leader questions (if any)

Minority Group Leaders in attendance at the meeting are able to ask a question on a report on the agenda. Any questions should be provided in writing by 12 noon at least 2 working days before the meeting.

Minutes:

None received.

104/24

To approve, as a correct record, the non-exempt minutes of the meeting held on 13 June 2024 pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 13 June 2024.

105/24

Performance Monitoring and Revenue Outturn 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 613 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Note and agree the Council Plan performance and the Revenue outturn position for 2023-24;

 

2)    Note the cumulative deficit on the Dedicated Schools Grant at 31 March 2024 as set out in paragraph 4.54 of the report;

 

3)    Note the position on General and Earmarked Reserves;

 

4)    Approve the allocation of underspend amounts and commitments to Portfolios as set out in paragraph 4.59 of the report;

 

5)    Approve the contribution of £0.678m from the Public Transport budget to an Earmarked reserve to fund additional capacity within the SEND Passenger Transport service as detailed in paragraph 4.63 of the report;

 

6)    Approve the contributions to Earmarked reserves of £0.218m Virtual School grant and £0.324m Early Years grant funding as detailed in paragraph 4.64 of the report; and

 

7)    Approve that any underspends arising in future financial years on the Virtual School and Early Years grants may be contributed to an Earmarked reserve to fund future expenditure consistent with the purpose of the respective grants.

 

Minutes:

Councillor S Spencer introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting that provided details on Council Plan performance, the Council’s final revenue outturn position for 2023-24 and set out the Council’s Earmarked Reserves position.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1)   Note and agree the Council Plan performance and the Revenue outturn position for 2023-24;

 

2)   Note the cumulative deficit on the Dedicated Schools Grant at 31 March 2024 as set out in paragraph 4.54 of the report;

 

3)   Note the position on General and Earmarked Reserves;

 

4)   Approve the allocation of underspend amounts and commitments to Portfolios as set out in paragraph 4.59 of the report;

 

5)   Approve the contribution of £0.678m from the Public Transport budget to an Earmarked reserve to fund additional capacity within the SEND Passenger Transport service as detailed in paragraph 4.63 of the report;

 

6)   Approve the contributions to Earmarked reserves of £0.218m Virtual School grant and £0.324m Early Years grant funding as detailed in paragraph 4.64 of the report; and

 

7)   Approve that any underspends arising in future financial years on the Virtual School and Early Years grants may be contributed to an Earmarked reserve to fund future expenditure consistent with the purpose of the respective grants.

106/24

Provision of support under the Homes for Ukraine Scheme pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED to approve:

 

1)    The allocation of £3.715m of the Homes for Ukraine core funding for the provision of thank-you payments to host households; and

 

2)    The extension of the free bus pass scheme to Ukrainian Guests until the end of March 2025, at an estimated cost of £67,000.

Minutes:

Councillor N Hoy introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, that sought approval for the allocation of up to £3.782m of the Homes for Ukraine funding for the provision of support to Ukrainian Refugees and the households providing hosting arrangements.

 

RESOLVED to approve:

 

1)    The allocation of £3.715m of the Homes for Ukraine core funding for the provision of thank-you payments to host households; and

 

2)    The extension of the free bus pass scheme to Ukrainian Guests until the end of March 2025, at an estimated cost of £67,000.

107/24

Children's Services SEND Capital Budget (High Needs Provision Capital) Allocations pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Note the allocation and receipt of further funding from the Department for Education as detailed in 4.1 of the report;

 

2)    Approve the allocation of £1,600,000 from the SEND capital budget 2018-21 & 2021-22 for the project at Swanwick School and Sports College;

 

3)    Approve the allocation of £270,000 from the SEND capital budget 2021-22 for a project at Stubbin Wood School and Nursery;

 

4)    Approve the allocation of £200,000 from the SEND capital budget 2021-22 for a project at Brackenfield SEND School;

 

5)    Approve the allocation of £848,000 from the SEND capital budget 2021-22 & 2022-23 for a project at Ashgate Croft School;

 

6)    Approve the allocation of £1,600,000 from the SEND capital budget 2022-23 for a project at Alfreton Park School; and

 

7)    Approve the allocation of £320,000 from the SEND capital budget 2022-23 for a project at Stanton Vale School.

Minutes:

Councillor A Dale introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, that sought approval for allocations from the Children’s Services SEND Capital Budget.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Note the allocation and receipt of further funding from the Department for Education as detailed in 4.1 of the report;

 

2)    Approve the allocation of £1,600,000 from the SEND capital budget 2018-21 & 2021-22 for the project at Swanwick School and Sports College;

 

3)    Approve the allocation of £270,000 from the SEND capital budget 2021-22 for a project at Stubbin Wood School and Nursery;

 

4)    Approve the allocation of £200,000 from the SEND capital budget 2021-22 for a project at Brackenfield SEND School;

 

5)    Approve the allocation of £848,000 from the SEND capital budget 2021-22 & 2022-23 for a project at Ashgate Croft School;

 

6)    Approve the allocation of £1,600,000 from the SEND capital budget 2022-23 for a project at Alfreton Park School; and

 

7)    Approve the allocation of £320,000 from the SEND capital budget 2022-23 for a project at Stanton Vale School.

108/24

Children's Services Section 106 Allocations pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Note the receipt/availability of Section 106 funding and approve allocations to the projects outlined in Appendix 2 to the report; and

 

2)    Acknowledge the expiry of spend date of Section 106 funding and approve the return of funds to the developer.

 

 

Minutes:

Councillor A Dale introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, that sought approval for the allocation of recently received Section 106 developer contributions and gave details of the return of Section 106 contributions that had exceeded the spend date.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1)   Note the receipt/availability of Section 106 funding and approve allocations to the projects outlined in Appendix 2 to the report; and

 

2)   Acknowledge the expiry of spend date of Section 106 funding and approve the return of funds to the developer.

109/24

Exclusion of the Public

To move “That under Regulation 4 (2)(b) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England)  Regulations 2012, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that in view of the nature of the items of business, that if members of the public were present, exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 would be disclosed to them.”

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That under Regulation 4(2)(b) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, the public are excluded from the meeting for the remaining business on the grounds that in view of the nature of the items of business, that if members of the public were present, exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 would be disclosed to them.

110/24

To approve, as a correct record, the exempt minutes of the meeting held on 13 June 2024.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

To approve, as a correct record, the exempt minutes of the meeting held on 13 June 2024.

111/24

Disposal of Hurst House, Chesterfield

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the recommendations as detailed in the not for publication report.

Minutes:

Councillor A Dale introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting in relation to the Disposal of Hurst House, Chesterfield.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the recommendations as detailed in the not for publication report.

112/24

Proposed Relocation of Clay Cross Library to New Premises

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the recommendations as detailed in the not for publication report.

Minutes:

Councillor B Lewis introduced a report, which related to the proposed relocation of Clay Cross Library to new premises.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the recommendations as detailed in the not for publication report.