Agenda and decisions
Contact: Mark Hooper
Apologies for Absence
Declarations of Interest
Money Matters 2019/20 : Review of Financial Performance against the Financial Strategy
1.1 Noted the report and issues raised within and agreed that Leadership Team with Cabinet Members will continue to closely monitor and manage the Medium Term Financial Strategy.
1.2 Noted the transfers to earmarked reserves and general and earmarked reserves at 31 March 2020.
1.3 Noted that in terms of the financial impact of COVID-19, there was a relatively limited impact in 2019/20 with a projected higher financial impact in 2020/21 and potentially beyond.
1.4 Approved £13,454,000 of Capital Programme slippage related to 2019/20 being added to the Approved Budget in 2020/21 as outlined at Appendix E of the Cabinet report.
1.5 Noted the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) financial year report which is in accordance with Regulation 62 of The Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended).
1.6 Approved a delegation to the Cabinet Member for Finance and Procurement to agree the preferred option and the legal arrangements for the Financial Information System in line with the approved budget.
1.7 Endorsed the 3 month extension of the arrangement for the Interim Procurement Manager at a cost of £29,000 (a total cost £102,000) and noted the outcome from the options appraisal in relation to future procurement support.
1.8 Recommended that Council approve the actual 2019/20 Prudential Indicators contained within the report.
1.1 Approved and recommended to Council the approval of the Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2019-2024 as attached at Appendix 1 of the Cabinet Report and the accompanying Annexes.
1.2 Delegated authority to the Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing in conjunction with the Head of Regulatory Services, Housing and Wellbeing to amend the strategy and action plan after the year one review to assess the implications of the Covid 19 pandemic and any emerging challenges.
1.3 Approved and recommended to Council the approval of the new policy of earmarking future Right to Buy receipts towards capital investment to support delivery of the Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy.