Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

Apologies were received from County Councillor Susie Charles. County Councillor Phillippa Williamson attended in accordance with Standing Order C14(1)

2.

Disclosure of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

Members are asked to consider any Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests they may have to disclose to the meeting in relation to matters under consideration on the Agenda.

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Minutes:

None.

3.

Minutes of the Meeting held on 11 October 2018 pdf icon PDF 73 KB

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Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the meeting of Cabinet on 11 October 2018 be agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

4.

Procurement Report - Request Approval to Commence Procurement Exercises pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report seeking approval to commence the following procurement exercises in accordance with the county council's procurement rules:

  i.  Framework agreement for the supply, installation, maintenance and repair of bus shelters.

  ii.  Purchase of vehicle parts.

  iii.  Provision of alarm receiving centre services.

  iv.  Provision of a roving night time support service in Lancashire.

  v.  Provision of domestic abuse refuge service in Lancashire.

  vi.  Provision of a carers assessment and support service, independent advocacy service and a carers advocacy service in Lancashire.

 

In addition to the proposed procurement exercises, Cabinet also considered an update on the timeline and outcome for the 0-19 Healthy Child Programme procurement exercise.

 

Resolved: That

  i.  the commencement of procurement exercises for the following areas be approved:

  i.  Framework agreement for the supply, installation, maintenance and repair of bus shelters.

  ii.  Purchase of vehicle parts.

  iii.  Provision of alarm receiving centre services.

  iv.  Provision of a roving night time support service in Lancashire.

  v.  Provision of domestic abuse refuge service in Lancashire.

  vi.  Provision of a carers assessment and support service, independent advocacy service and a carers advocacy service in Lancashire

  ii.  the timeline and outcome of the 0-19 Healthy Child Programme procurement exercise be noted.

5.

Transport Asset Management Plan pdf icon PDF 114 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet received a report providing an update on progress on the Transport Asset Management Plan 2018 data refresh document, which would provide an update in relation to changes in service standards, performance and progress in a number of key areas in highway asset management over the past 12 months.

 

Resolved: That

i)  the update on progress on the draft Transport Asset Management Plan 2018 data refresh be noted.

ii)  the Director of Property Services be authorised to approve, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport, the final version of the draft Transport Asset Management Plan 2018 data refresh document.

6.

Street Lighting Budget Consultation pdf icon PDF 95 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet received a report setting out the outcomes of a consultation on proposals agreed by Full Council relating to street lighting night time inspections, routine maintenance and inspections subject to consultation. It was noted that there were no changes suggested to the original proposals.

 

Resolved: That the ceasing of night time inspection for street lights and illuminated signs and extending the routine maintenance, visual structural inspections and periodic electrical testing from 5 to 10 years be approved.

7.

Various Roads, Westhead, Ormskirk, West Lancashire Borough (Prohibition of Waiting, Restricted Waiting and Limited Waiting) pdf icon PDF 92 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals to introduce additional and new waiting restrictions in various locations in Ormskirk, West Lancashire.

 

Resolved: That the making of a Traffic Regulation Order as set out in the report be approved.

8.

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Lancashire County Council (County Road, High Lane and Holborn Hill, Ormskirk, Liverpool Road and Northway, Aughton, West Lancashire Borough) (Revocations, 40mph Speed Limit and Derestriction) Order 201* pdf icon PDF 100 KB

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Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals in relation to speed limits in Ormskirk and Aughton, West Lancashire

 

Resolved: That the proposals as set out in the report be approved, and changes to the road layout necessary to implement the scheme be authorised.

9.

Awarding of Small Grants to Third Sector Groups which are Registered with the Children and Family Wellbeing Service, including Grants to Individual Young People pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out the recommendations of District Youth Councils in relation to the award of small grants to third sector groups.

 

Resolved: That the recommendations of the District Youth Councils on the applications for grants from third sector groups which are registered with the Children and Family Wellbeing Service, as set out in the report, be approved.

10.

Children and Family Wellbeing Service: Responses to Consultation and Final Proposals pdf icon PDF 145 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out the outcome of the consultation on proposals agreed by Full Council to reduce the number of settings through which the Children and Family Wellbeing Service delivers its service offer.

 

It was noted that careful consideration had been given to each setting including the local level of need for the service: its location; accessibility; suitability to deliver services; type and scale of service delivery; running costs; condition; time taken to travel there; what other services are provided there; and wider community impact. Following the assessment and consultation, revised proposals were drawn up in relation to the 76 existing settings.

 

Resolved: That:

  i.  the findings of the consultation as set out in the report be noted

  ii.  the Children and Family Wellbeing Service implements the proposals for 76 buildings as set out in the report, as follows:

·  50 to continue to provide Children and Family Wellbeing Service delivery as proposed in the consultation.

·  12 to no longer provide Children and Family Wellbeing Service delivery as proposed in the consultation.

·  14 to be subject to further consideration taking into account the cost of building adaptations required to accommodate future Children and Family Wellbeing Service delivery and further budget option decisions.

  iii.  further proposals on the remaining 14 buildings be presented to Cabinet once the additional consideration has been given.

11.

Implementation of the Care Act 2014 - Approval of Revised Adult Social Care Policies pdf icon PDF 108 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet received a report setting out a revised adult social care Deferred Payment policy, updated following the introduction of the Care Act 2014.

 

Resolved: That:

  i.  The implementation of the Deferred Payments policy as set out in the report be approved.

  ii.  the administration charge for arranging a Deferred Payment Agreement be increased from £500 to £810.

12.

Urgent Decisions taken by the Leader of the County Council and the relevant Cabinet Member(s)

No urgent decisions have been taken since the last meeting of Cabinet.

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Minutes:

It was noted that no Urgent Decisions had been taken by the Leader and relevant Cabinet Members since the last meeting of Cabinet.

13.

Urgent Business

An item of urgent business may only be considered under this heading where, by reason of special circumstances to be recorded in the Minutes, the Chair of the meeting is of the opinion that the item should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.  Wherever possible, the Chief Executive should be given advance warning of any Member’s intention to raise a matter under this heading.

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Minutes:

There was no urgent business.

14.

Date of Next Meeting

In a change to the previously agreed Calendar of Meetings, the next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on Monday 3 December 2018 at 2.00 pm at County Hall, Preston.

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Minutes:

It was noted that the next meeting of Cabinet would be held at 2pm on Monday 3 December at County Hall, Preston.

15.

Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private

No representations have been received.

 

Click here to see the published Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private.

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Minutes:

Cabinet noted the Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private and that no representations had been received.

16.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The Committee is asked to consider whether, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, it considers that the public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that there would be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the appropriate paragraph of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 as indicated against the heading to the item.

 

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Minutes:

Resolved: That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that there would be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the appropriate paragraph of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 as indicated against the heading to the item.

17.

Community Asset Transfers and proposals relating to Cleveleys, Pike Hill Burnley and Kirkham Libraries

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

Minutes:

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

 

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals in relation to Cleveleys, Pike Hill, and Kirkham Libraries.

 

Resolved: That the recommendations set out in the report be approved.

18.

Works to Operational Premises - Rufford Travelcare Depot and Preston Marsh Lane Offices

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

Minutes:

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

 

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposed capital works to operational premises to deliver condition and alteration works

 

Resolved: That the recommendations set out in the report be approved.

19.

Civil Parking Enforcement

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

Minutes:

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

 

Cabinet considered a report on the council's Civil Parking Enforcement service.

 

Resolved: That the recommendations set out in the report be approved.

 

20.

Establishment of a North West Facility of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre at the Samlesbury Aerospace Enterprise Zone

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

Minutes:

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

 

Cabinet considered an update on the development of the Samlesbury Aerospace Enterprise Zone, and the delivery of a North West Facility of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.

 

Resolved: That the recommendations set out in the report be approved.

 

21.

Barrow Primary School, Clitheroe - Proposed Capital Project to Facilitate School Expansion

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

Minutes:

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

 

Cabinet considered a report seeking approval for the budget for construction works required to expand Barrow Primary School, Clitheroe.

 

Resolved: That the recommendation set out in the report be approved.

 

22.

Proposal to Transfer Care and Support in Shared Households for Adults with Learning Disabilities provided by Lancashire Care Foundation Trust to the Lancashire County Council's Adult Disability Service

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

Minutes:

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

 

Cabinet considered a report setting out a proposal to transfer Care and Support in Shared Households for Adults with Learning Disabilities to the County Council's Adult Disability Service.

 

Resolved: That the recommendations set out in the report be approved.