Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 11th February, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: The Committee Room

Contact: Mark Hooper 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Strategic Plan 2020-2024 pdf icon PDF 443 KB


The Cabinet:


1.1       Endorsed the final Strategic Plan 2020- 2024 and recommended its adoption by Full Council.


1.2       Noted the consultations received and amendments made to the draft plan as a result.



Money Matters 2019/20: Review of the Financial Performance against the Financial Strategy pdf icon PDF 2 MB


The Cabinet agreed to note the report and issues raised within and that Leadership Team with Cabinet Members will continue to closely monitor and manage the Medium Term Financial Strategy.


Medium Term Financial Strategy (Revenue and Capital) 2019-24 pdf icon PDF 4 MB


The Cabinet recommend to Council for approval:


1.1       The 2020/21 Revenue Budget, including the Amount to be met from Government Grants and Local Taxpayers of £12,284,000 and a proposed level of Council Tax (the District Council element) for 2020/21 of £180.07 (an increase of £5.00 or 2.86%) for a Band D equivalent property.


1.2       The MTFS 2019-24 Revenue Budgets set out in Appendix A of the Cabinet report.


1.3       The MTFS 2019-24 Capital Strategy and Capital Programme (Appendices B & C of the Cabinet report).


1.4       The Minimum Revenue Provision Statement for 2020/21, at Appendix D of the Cabinet report, which sets out the Council’s policy of using the asset life method as the basis for making prudent provision for debt redemption.


1.5       Treasury Management Strategy Statement for 2020/21 including proposed limits (Appendix E of the Cabinet report).


1.6       The Investment Strategy Report (Appendix F of the Cabinet report) including the proposed limits for 2020/21.


1.7       The Capital and Treasury Prudential Indicators for 2019-24 in the financial implications section of the Cabinet report.


1.8       The Authorised Limit Prudential Indicator shown within the financial implications section of the Cabinet report.


1.9       The requirements and duties that the Local Government Act 2003 places on the Authority on how it sets and monitors its Budgets, including the CFO’s report on the robustness of the Budget and adequacy of Reserves shown in Appendix G of the Cabinet report.


That Cabinet notes and approves:


1.10     The plan to undertake further Strategic Fund investments up to £4m although this will be subject to the approval by Council of recommendations 1.5 to 1.7.


1.11     The longer term financial planning model shown at Appendix H of the Cabinet report.


Expanding the Land Charges Partnership pdf icon PDF 142 KB

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The Cabinet:


1.1       Gave authorisation to enter into a new agreement with the Councils listed in Section 1.6 of the Cabinet report.


1.2       Delegated authority to Cabinet Member for Legal & Regulatory Services and Head of Economic Growth & Development to authorise the creation of the shared service. 


1.3       Agreed Lichfield District Council to be the Host Authority for the new shared service.




Charging for Supplying Building Control Information pdf icon PDF 146 KB

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The Cabinet:


1.1       Approved a new proposed charging scheme for supplying building control environmental information in accordance with the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.


1.2       Delegated the setting of the charges to the Head of Economic Growth & Development.