Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Thursday, 23rd June, 2022 6.30 pm

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No. Item

1.

Leaders Announcement pdf icon PDF 28 KB

2.

Apologies pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To receive any apologies for absence.

3.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To receive any declarations of interest by Members in items on the agenda. For any advice on declarations of interest; please contact the Monitoring Officer before the meeting.

4.

Notification of visiting Members wishing to speak pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To note any members of the Council wishing to speak, of which due notice has been given in accordance with Cabinet Procedure Rule 28.4, and which item(s) they wish to speak on.

5.

Minutes of the meeting dated 14 April 2022 pdf icon PDF 156 KB

To approve the minutes of a previous meeting as a correct record. The only issue relating to the minutes that can be discussed is their accuracy.

6.

Questions from Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To receive any questions from members of the Council, of which due notice has been given in accordance with Cabinet Procedure Rule 28.3, to be submitted and answered.

7.

Questions from Members of the Public pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To receive any questions from members of the public, of which due notice has been given in accordance with Cabinet Procedure Rule 28.5, to be submitted and answered.

8.

Consideration of the Forward Plan as at 7 June 2022 pdf icon PDF 243 KB

To note any forthcoming items as set out in the Forward Plan.

9.

Cabinet Portfolios and Appointment to Working Groups of the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To note details of Cabinet Portfolios and appointments made by the Leader of the Council in consultation with the Leaders of the minority parties, as set out in the associated schedule. 

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Decision:

RESOLVED: That the appointments made by the leader as set out in the report be noted.

10.

Appointments to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To note list of appointments.

Decision:

RESOLVED: That the appointments made by the leader as set out in the report be noted.

11.

Strategic Risk Register pdf icon PDF 101 KB

To consider and decide on the recommendations as set out in the associated report. 

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Decision:

RESOLVED: That the Committee notes the risk management report and arrangements for managing strategic risk.

 

REASON FOR DECISION: To effectively manage strategic risks in accordance with the method advised by the Council’s auditors.

12.

Annual Report on the use of RIPA pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To consider and decide on the recommendations as set out in the associated report. 

Decision:

RESOLVED: That the report be noted

 

REASON FOR DECISION: To demonstrate the Council’s compliance with legislation.

13.

Revenue Management Report - Quarter 4 pdf icon PDF 180 KB

To consider and decide on the recommendations as set out in the associated report. 

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

1.    That the actual revenue expenditure outturn and impact on reserves for the year ended 31 March 2022 be noted.

 

2.    That the expected withdrawal from reserves of £963,000 to meet the forecast deficit at Quarter 3 would not be needed and a sum of £35,000 would be transferred into the General Fund be noted. 

 

REASON FOR DECISION: To show the actual expenditure on services compared to the revised budget for the period ending 31 March 2022, and the forecast outturn position, highlighting significant variances from the revised annual budget.

14.

Capital Management Report - Quarter 4 pdf icon PDF 185 KB

To consider and decide on the recommendations as set out in the associated report. 

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

1.    That the actual gross and net expenditure for the year and the sources of finance, as shown in Appendices B to D be noted.

 

2.    That the proposed variations to the Capital programme, set out in note 4.3 to 4.13 be approved.

 

3.    That the proposed movement between years, set out in note 4.14 be approved.

 

4.    That the included of a new scheme into the Capital programme as set out in notes 4.15 to 4.17 be noted.

 

REASON FOR DECISION: Managing and forecasting capital expenditure effectively was vital in order to support all of the services provided by the Council.

15.

Treasury and Prudential Indicator Management Report - Quarter 4 pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To consider and decide on the recommendations as set out in the associated report. 

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

1.    That the Treasury Management and Prudential Indicator position for 2021/22 be noted.

 

2.    That the actual for investment and bank interest is £487,000, an increase of £125,000 from the approved budget of £362,000, and a further improvement of £25,000 from the Quarter 3 projection be noted.

 

REASON FOR DECISION: Ensuring effective cash flow management was vital in order to support all the services provided by the Council. The interest received from investments was an important source of income in helping to set a balanced budget.

16.

Performance Summary Quarter 4 pdf icon PDF 164 KB

To consider and decide on the recommendations as set out in the associated report. 

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

1.    That the summary of project performance over Quarter four, 2021/22 at Appendix A be noted.

 

2.    That the summary of service performance over Quarter four, 2021/22 at Appendix B be noted.

 

3.    That the Recovery Plans for Quarter four, 2021/22 at Appendices C-J be noted.

 

REASON FOR DECISION: To monitor the effectiveness of the Council’s actions plans to meet all of the objectives within the Five-Year Plan, highlight underperforming areas, and propose actions to remedy any underperformance to ensure the key objectives are met.

17.

Complaints Summary Quarters 3 & 4 pdf icon PDF 347 KB

To consider and decide on the recommendations as set out in the associated report. 

Decision:

RESOLVED: That the summary of complaints over period two (October 2021 to March 2022) be noted.

 

REASON FOR DECISION: To enable Cabinet to understand the Council’s current performance in relation to complaints handling.

18.

Urgent Business pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To consider any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent, for the reasons to be stated, in accordance with Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

19.

Date of Next Meeting pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To note that the date of the next scheduled meeting is on Wednesday 20 July 2022 at 6:30pm.