Agenda and draft minutes

Draft Budget (2021/22) etc., Policy, Finance and Development Committee
Tuesday, 2nd February, 2021 6.00 pm

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Media

Items
No. Item

19.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from Members to determine the quorum of the meeting in accordance with Rule 7 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

None.

20.

Appointment of Substitutes

To appoint substitute Members in accordance with Rule 26 of Part 4 of the Constitution and the Substitution Procedure Rules.

Minutes:

None.

21.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded that any declaration of interest should be made having regard to the Members’ Code of Conduct. In particular, Members must make clear the nature of the interest and whether it is 'pecuniary' or ‘non-pecuniary'.

Minutes:

None.

22.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 180 KB

To read, confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting in accordance with Rule 19 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The minutes of the previous meeting held on 15 September 2020 be taken as read, confirmed and signed.

23.

Action List Arising from the Previous Meeting

There was no Action List arising from the previous meeting.

Minutes:

It was noted by Members that there was no action list arising from the previous meeting.

24.

Petitions and Deputations

To receive any Petitions and, or, Deputations in accordance with Rule(s) 11 and 12 of Part 4 of the Constitution and the Petitions Procedure Rules respectively.

Minutes:

None.

25.

Draft Budget 2021/22 & Medium-Term Financial Strategy pdf icon PDF 601 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive / Section 151 Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out on pages 9 - 47 of the agenda) which asked it to recommend in principle to Council the draft Medium Term Financial Strategy and Budget for 2021/22.

 

It was moved by K J Loydall that the published recommendations be amended to incorporate a proposal to consult with Council staff with a view to inviting ideas for future income generation and service transformation. The proposal was seconded by the Chair.

 

The recommendations (as amended) were moved en bloc by J W Boyce, seconded by M L Darr and

 

RESOLVED THAT:

 

(i)       The overall draft Medium Term Financial Strategy and Budget for 2021/22 be recommended in principle to Council, subject to a further report to Council on 18 February 2021;

(ii)      The level of reserves set out at Paragraph 5 of the report be approved; and

(iii)    Consultations be held involving all staff, inviting participation in shaping the future of the Council, through putting ideas forward on income generation and providing services differently and cost effectively.

 

Votes For                  14

Votes Against          0

Abstentions             1

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