Decisions Register

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Decisions published

23/06/2022 - Appointments to Outside Bodies ref: 2669    Decision Made

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 23/06/2022

Effective from: 23/06/2022

Decision:

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


23/06/2022 - Cabinet Portfolios and Appointment to Working Groups of the Cabinet ref: 2668    Decision Made

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 23/06/2022

Effective from: 23/06/2022

Decision:

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


23/06/2022 - Strategic Risk Register ref: 2670    Decision Made (subject to call-in)

To approve the annual review of the Council’s Strategic Risk Register.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 23/06/2022

Effective from: 01/07/2022

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.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer


23/06/2022 - Annual Report on the use of RIPA ref: 2671    Decision Made (subject to call-in)

To consider and note details on the use of covert surveillance under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 23/06/2022

Effective from: 01/07/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED: That the report be noted

 

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

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gary Rowland


23/06/2022 - Treasury and Prudential Indicator Management Report - Quarter 4 ref: 2674    Decision Made (subject to call-in)

To receive the financial position as at the end of March 2022.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 23/06/2022

Effective from: 01/07/2022

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.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Fineman


23/06/2022 - Capital Management Report - Quarter 4 ref: 2673    Decision Made (subject to call-in)

To receive the financial position as at the end of March 2022. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 23/06/2022

Effective from: 01/07/2022

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.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Fineman


23/06/2022 - Revenue Management Report - Quarter 4 ref: 2672    Decision Made (subject to call-in)

To receive the financial position as at the end of March 2022. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 23/06/2022

Effective from: 01/07/2022

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.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Fineman


23/06/2022 - Complaints Summary Quarters 3 & 4 ref: 2676    Decision Made (subject to call-in)

A review of the complaints received under the Council’s complaints procedure between 1 October 2021 and 31 March 2022. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 23/06/2022

Effective from: 01/07/2022

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.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Clarke


23/06/2022 - Performance Summary Quarter 4 ref: 2675    Decision Made (subject to call-in)

To consider an outline of the Council’s performance against key strategic indicators.  Measures prescribed by Central Government through the Single Data List (SDL) and the progress against each of the strategic projects as at end of March 2022. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 23/06/2022

Effective from: 01/07/2022

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.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Clarke