Decisions

Decisions published

23/02/2021 - Peterborough City Council's Response to the Climate Emergency 2021 - FEB21/CAB/80 ref: 1821    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of the report is to:

 

1) seek Cabinet endorsement of a ‘Peterborough City Council Carbon Management Action Plan’ (Council-CMAP) and seek Cabinet approval to recommend the Council-CMAP to Council. 

 

2) seek Cabinet endorsement to commence a period of public engagement to ascertain actions that should be included within a new City-wide Carbon Management Action Plan which will be presented to Council in December 2021. 

 

3) support the work of the Climate Change Cross Party Working Group to identify mechanisms to enable the Council to significantly increase tree canopy cover across the city over the next ten years and to present detailed proposals within a maximum of 12 months detailing how this can be achieved. 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 27/02/2021

Decision:

Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to:  

  1. Endorse the Council’s Carbon Management Action Plan (CMAP) and recommends to Council that it adopts the Council-CMAP at its meeting on 3 March 2021.  
  2. Note the Council’s intention to commence a period of public engagement to ascertain actions that should be included within a City-wide Carbon Management Action Plan which will be presented to Council by December 2021.  
  3. Support the work of the Climate Change Cross Party Working Group to identify mechanisms to enable the Council to significantly increase tree canopy cover across the city over the next ten years and to present detailed proposals within a maximum 12 months detailing how this can be achieved.    
  4. Recommend to Council that delegation be given to the Executive Director for Place and Economy to undertake any presentational, factual or other minor amendments to the documents associated with this report prior to publication, provided such amendments do not materially amend the content of the documents.  
  5. Approve the use of earmarked reserves set up in the 2021 Budget to fund £100,000 of project support for climate change initiatives. 

23/02/2021 - Medium Term Financial Strategy 2021/22 to 2023/24 - Phase Two - FEB21/CAB/79 ref: 1820    Recommendations Approved

The report to Cabinet forms part of the Council’s formal Budget and Policy Framework. This requires Cabinet to initiate and make proposals and update assumptions to set a balanced budget for the financial years 2021/22 -2023/24.  There is a legal requirement to set a balanced budget for 2021/22.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 27/02/2021

Decision:

Cabinet considered the report and?RESOLVED?to recommend to Council for approval:?? 

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1.           The Phase Two service proposals as outlined in Appendix B?? 

2.           The updated budget assumptions, to be incorporated within the Medium-Term Financial Strategy 2020/21 – 2022/23. These are outlined in sections 5.?? 

3.           The revised capital programme outlined in section 5 and referencing Appendix G.?? 

4.           The Medium-Term Financial Strategy 2021/22 to 2023/24 - Phase Two, as set out in the body of the report and the following appendices, subject to the removal of the Hydrotherapy Pool from the Disposals Schedule:

·                    Appendix A – 2021/22-2023/24 MTFS Detailed Budget Position Phase Two?? 

·                    Appendix B – Budget Proposal Detail?? 

·                    Appendix C – Phase One and Phase Two Budget Proposal Summary?? 

·                    Appendix D – Grant Register?? 

·                    Appendix E – Council Tax Information?? 

·                    Appendix F – Fees and Charges?? 

·                    Appendix G – Capital Programme Schemes 2021/22-2023/24?? 

·                    Appendix H – Financial Risk Register?? 

·                    Appendix I – Carbon Impact Assessments?? 

·                    Appendix J – Treasury Management Strategy?? 

·                    Appendix?K – Capital Strategy?? 

·                    Appendix L – Asset Management Plan?? 

 

Cabinet RESOLVED to note: 

 

5.           All the grant figures following the Local Government Final Finance Settlement, published on 10 February 2021 outlined in sections 5 and 9.?? 

6.           The strategic financial approach taken by Council outlined in section 4 of the report.?? 

7.           The statutory advice of the Chief Finance Officer outlined in section 6 - The Robustness Statement (Section 25). This is required to highlight the robustness of budget estimates and the adequacy of reserve balances.? 

8.           The recommendation from the Joint Scrutiny of the Budget meeting that the Financial Risk Register be updated to include reference to the risks posed by climate change to the City, with particular reference to flood risk. 

 


23/02/2021 - Budget Control Report December 2020 - FEB21/CAB/81 ref: 1822    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 27/02/2021

Decision:

Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to note:

 

1.    The Budgetary Control position for 2020/21 as at 31 December 2020 is a forecast overspend of £3.6m against budget. This includes the current estimated impact of C-19 and the additional C-19 response funding.

2.    Included in this report is a forecast £42.3m of additional pressure due to C-19, as reported to the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government, within the December return, as outlined in section 4.

3.    The reduction in collection rates in respect of Council Tax and National Non-Domestic Rates, in comparison to the levels achieved in 2019/20, as outlined in section 4;

4.    The additional funding that has been made available and allocated to the business community due to C-19, as outlined in section 4;

5.    The key variance analysis and explanations are contained in Appendix A;

6.    The Council’s reserves position, as outlined within Appendix A.

7.    The Council’s capital performance dashboard as outlined in Appendix B.

 

Cabinet RESOLVED to approve:

 

8.    A capital budget virement of £0.5m for the net book value of the assets that have transferred from Vivacity, as outlined in the capital section of Appendix A.


23/02/2021 - Approval to Enter Into a S256 Agreement with the CCG and a S75 Agreement with the CPFT - FEB21/CMDN/82 ref: 1823    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Member:

 

1.    Authorised the Council to enter into a Section 256 Agreement with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group for the joint commissioning of the Youth Offending Service Psychology Service, from 1 April 2021 until 31 March 2024.

2.    Authorised the Council to enter into a Section 75 agreement in partnership with CCC, together the Authorities, and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust to provide the Youth Offending Psychology Services from 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2024.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Education, Skills and the University

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 27/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);


16/02/2021 - Variation to the delegation agreement between Peterborough City Council (PCC) and Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) regarding the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme (HCP) across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire - FEB21/CMDN/78 ref: 1818    For Determination

The Cabinet Member:

 

1.     Approved the decision to vary the Delegation and Partnering Agreement between Peterborough City Council (PCC) of authority to Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) related to the commissioning the Healthy Child Programme (HCP) across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.

 

2.     Approved changes to the financial contributions made by PCC to CCC for the delivery of this function to account for the NHS Agenda for Change staff pay increase.

 

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Health & Public Health

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 20/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Hall


12/02/2021 - Extension to (i) the Council's corporate social care framework agreement; and (ii) non-social care call-off from MSTAR framework agreement - FEB21/CMDN/77 ref: 1817    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Member:

 

1.    Authorised contract extension to the corporate frameworks for the provision of social care roles to the following agency worker providers: 

 

Lot 1: Social Care Specialists 

Kent County Trading Limited (Trading As Connect2Staff) 

Sanctuary Personnel Limited 

HCL Social Care Limited 

Eden Brown Limited (Trading As Eden Brown Synergy) 

Liquid Personnel 

Badenoch and Clark 

iPeople Solutions Limited 

Maxxima Limited 

 

Lot 2: Children’s Residential Workers 

BS Social Care 

 

Lot 3 Social Care Specialists and Children’s Residential Workers 

Cardea Resourcing Limited 

Caritas Recruitment Limited 

Service  Care Solutions Limited 

Medacs Healthcare Plc 

 

The extension shall be for a period up to 31 March 2021 at a cost of approximately £320,000 per month.

 

2.    Authorised contract extension to Reed via call-off from MSTAR framework for the provision of all non-social care agency roles. The contract extension shall be for a period up to 31 March 2021 at a cost of approximately £110,000 per month.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance

Decision published: 12/02/2021

Effective from: 18/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Corporate Director Resources