Agenda and decisions

Strategy and Resources Committee
Tuesday, 28th July, 2020 7.00 pm

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Items
No. Item

1.

Question Time

To take any questions from members of the Public.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests in respect of any item of business to be considered at the meeting.

3.

Asset Management Plan pdf icon PDF 90 KB

This report presents the Strategic Asset Management Plan and provides a strategic framework for managing the Council’s land and property assets over the 10 year period to 2030.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Following consideration, it was resolved:

(1)      That the Committee approved the Asset Management Plan 2020-30.

4.

Local Government Association Communications Peer Review pdf icon PDF 76 KB

This report provides details of the LGA Communications Peer Review process and details of their findings.

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Decision:

Following consideration, it was resolved:

(1)      That the Committee noted the content and recommendations of the LGA Communications Peer Review.

5.

2019-20 Financial Outturn Report pdf icon PDF 134 KB

This report summarises the Council’s financial performance for 2019/20 and details the capital budgets to be carried forward for schemes where costs will be incurred in 2020/21.

Decision:

Following consideration, it was resolved that the Committee:

(1)      Received the report on financial outturn for 2019/20;

(2)      Noted the carry forward £3.682 million budget for capital schemes to be added to the 2020/21 capital programme.

(3)      Approved the change of funding for the Cemetery Extension capital project, as set-out in section 6 of the report.

6.

2019-20 Treasury Management Year-End Performance pdf icon PDF 90 KB

This report presents the Council’s treasury management performance in 2019/20.

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Decision:

Following consideration, it was resolved that the Committee:

(1)      Received the report on the Council’s treasury management performance 2019/20;

(2)     Approved the 2019/20 prudential indicators.

7.

Capital Member Group pdf icon PDF 85 KB

This report requests the Strategy and Resources Committee to consider

appointments to the Capital Member Group, approve an increase in budget of

the Disabled Facilities programme and to agree the capital bidding process for 2021/22 to 2023/24.

Decision:

Following consideration, it was resolved that the Committee:

(1)      Appointed the following Members to the Capital Member Group: Councillors Eber Kington (Chair), Barry Nash, Neil Dallen, Collin Keane and Kate Chinn;

(2)      Approved the increase in budget of £92,090 for the Disabled Facilities programme, in line with the allocation of central government grant funding;

(3)      Confirmed the criteria for considering capital bids as set out in paragraph 9.1;

(4)      Confirmed the criteria for assessing ‘spend to save’ capital bids as set out in paragraph 9.2.

8.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 103 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm as a true record the Minutes of the meeting of the Strategy and Resources Committee held on 30 January 2020 and to authorise the Chairman to sign them.


Decision:

The Minutes of the meeting of the Strategy and Resources Committee held on were agreed as a true record, and the Committee authorised the Chairman to sign them.

9.

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 40 KB

The Committee is asked to consider whether it wishes to pass a resolution to exclude the Press and Public from the meeting in accordance with Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that the business involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act (as amended) and that pursuant to paragraph 10 of Part 2 of the said Schedule 12A the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

10.

Support with reopening Leisure Services

This report has not been published because the meeting is likely to be closed to the press and public in view of the nature of the business to be transacted/nature of the proceedings.  The report deals with information relating to the financial or business affairs of the Committee and third parties and the public interest in maintaining the exemption currently outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Decision:

The decision for this item is recorded in a separate (not for publication) restricted decision notice.