Agenda and minutes

Cabinet
Wednesday, 21st November, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Oak Room, County Buildings, Stafford. View directions

Contact: Mike Bradbury  Email: michael.bradbury@staffordshire.gov.uk

Media

Items
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40.

Decision notice of the meeting held on 17 October 2018 pdf icon PDF 140 KB

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Minutes:

Decision – That the notes of the meeting held on 17 October 2018 be approved.

41.

Leader's Update

Oral report of the Leader of the Council

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Minutes:

Decision – That the oral report of the Leader of the Council giving an update on a range of issues including the financial situation at the council in light of the additional funding for Social Care, potholes/road maintenance and to help ease winter pressures on the NHS, announced in the Government’s Autumn budget; recent additions to the fleet of vehicles which will be keeping Staffordshire’s roads free of snow and ice over the winter period; and the recent news that the number of people without qualifications in Staffordshire had been reduced by 50 per cent over the last four years; be noted.

42.

Minutes of the meeting of the Property Sub-Committee held on 7 November 2018 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

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Decision –That the minutes of the meeting of the Property Sub-Committee held on 7 November 2018 be received.

43.

Treasury Management Report for half year ended 30 September 2018 pdf icon PDF 651 KB

Cabinet Member for Finance.

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Minutes:

“The UK economy still faces a challenging outlook as the government continues to negotiate the county’s exit from the European Union.  At the County Council, we are focused on reducing the authority’s exposure to risk and using our resources prudently.  Our policy of using cash instead of borrowing continues to generate significant savings, helping reduce the average interest we pay on our debt.”

 

Mike Sutherland, Cabinet Member for Finance

 

Reasons for the Decision – To provide Cabinet with a summary of the County Council’s Treasury Management activities for the half-year ended 30 September 2018.

 

Decision – That the treasury management activities for the half-year ended 30 September 2018, including the Prudential Indicators detailed in Appendix 2 to the report, be noted.

 

44.

Pan Staffordshire Approach to Children and Young People's Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health pdf icon PDF 288 KB

Cabinet Member for Children and Young People.

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Mark Sutton

“Promoting good mental health and helping young people who are experiencing issues with their emotional wellbeing is key to ensuring they can move into adulthood successfully. By joining together to support young people to get the right help at the right time, we can ensure that any experience of poor emotional wellbeing and mental health will not have a detrimental effect on their future.

 

Mark Sutton, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

 

Reasons for the Decision – To consider the strategic vision for the future approach to Children and Young People's Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health in Staffordshire.

 

Decision – That Cabinet:

 

(i)          Acknowledges the aspiration outlined in this approach.

(ii)         Acts as champions to raise awareness of the impact of poor emotional wellbeing and mental health.

(iii)       Endorses the partnership approach in addressing these needs.

 

45.

Forward Plan of Key Decisions pdf icon PDF 251 KB

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The Forward Plan of Key Decisions for the period 21 November 2018 to 20 March 2019, which detailed the following issues, was approved:

 

Subject Matter

Contact

Sale of Land at Power Station Road, Rugeley

Name: Ian Turner

Tel: (01785) 277228

Strategic Plan and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2019 - 2024

Name: Rachel Spain

Tel: (01785) 854455

Staffordshire Moorlands Growth Strategy

Name: Anthony Hodge Tel: (01785) 277204

i54 Western Extension Project Update

Name: Anthony Hodge

Tel: (01785) 277204

Enlargement of Manor Hill First School, Stone

Name: Andrew Marsden

Tel: (01785) 278787

Residential Housing Development Joint Venture

Name: Ian Turner

Tel: (01785) 277228

NJC Green Book - New Pay Spine Implementation - April 2019

Name: Sarah Getley

Tel: (01785) 854265

Approval for Staffordshire County Council to Join Midlands Connect Sub-National Transport Body as a Constituent Member

Name: Clive Thomson

Tel: (01785) 276522

Enlargement of The Rawlett School – An AET Academy

Name: Andrew Marsden

Tel: (01785) 278787

Treasury Management, Annual Investment and Minimum Revenue Provision Strategies 2019/20

Name:  Johirul Alam

Tel: (01785) 276011

Adult Learning Disability Community Offer 2022

Name: Amy Evans

Tel: (01785) 277160

Developing a Workforce for Now and the Future

Name: John Henderson

Tel: 0300 111 8000

Annual Review of Penda Property Partnership Plan and SAMP

Name: Ian Turner

Tel: (01785) 277228

Integrated Performance Report - Quarter 3 2018/19

Name: Robert Flinter, Rob Salmon and Andrew Donaldson

Tel: (01785) 277090/ 276354/ 278399

Countryside Estate Review

Name: Janene Cox

Tel: (01785) 278368

Integrated Performance Report - Quarter 4 2018/19

Name: Robert Flinter, Rob Salmon and Andrew Donaldson

Tel: (01785) 277090/ 276354/ 278399

 

 

 

Philip Atkins OBE

Leader of the County Council