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Items
No. Item

22.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

23.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (pecuniary and non-pecuniary) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.

 

When Members are declaring a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest.  Members should leave the room if they have a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation. 

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Interest.

24.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 235 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 5th July 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor Robert Pritchard and seconded by Councillor John Chesworth)

 

25.

Update from Chair

Minutes:

There was no update from the Chair.

 

26.

Question Time:

To answer questions from members of the public pursuant to Executive Procedure Rule No. 13

Minutes:

None.

27.

Matters Referred to the Cabinet in Accordance with the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules

Minutes:

None.

28.

Budget and Medium Term Financial Planning Process 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 194 KB

(Report of the Leader of the Council)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Report of the Leader of the Council seeking agreement to the Proposed Budget and Medium Term Financial Planning Process for General Fund and the Housing Revenue Account for 2019/20

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet adopted

 

The proposed process for the General Fund and Housing   Revenue Account Budget and Medium Term Financial Planning Process for 2019/20

 

(Moved by Councillor Daniel Cook and seconded by Councillor Robert Pritchard)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29.

Invitation of Tenders for Refurbishment of Castle Ground Toilets pdf icon PDF 115 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Culture and Operational Services)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Report of the Portfolio Holder for Culture and Operational Services seeking approval to invite tenders for the refurbishment of the Public Conveniences in the Castle Grounds.

 

RESOLVED

          That Cabinet 

 

 

  1. Authorised that the invitation of tenders for the refurbishment of the Public Conveniences in the Castle Grounds be delegated to the Assistant Director Assets in consultation with the Procurement Officer; and

 

 

  1. Authorised that the award of a contract to the most economically advantageous Contractor be delegated to the Executive Director Communities in consultation with the Head of Legal and Democratic Services with the approval of the Portfolio Holder for Culture & Operational Services

 

 

(Moved by Councillor John Chesworth and seconded by Councillor Robert Pritchard)

 

30.

Annual Report on the Treasury Management Service and Actual Prudential Indicators 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 835 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance)

Minutes:

The Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance informed Members that the Annual Treasury report was a requirement of the Council’s reporting procedures. It covered the Treasury activity for 2017/18, and the actual Prudential Indicators for 2017/18.

The report met the requirements of both the CIPFA Code of Practice on Treasury Management and the CIPFA Prudential Code for Capital Finance in Local Authorities. The Council was required to comply with both Codes in accordance with Regulations issued under the Local Government Act 2003. It also provided an opportunity to review the approved Treasury Management Strategy for the current year and enabled Members to consider and approve any issues identified that require amendment.

 

RESOLVED

         That Members asked Council to

 

  1. Approve the actual 2017/18 Prudential and Treasury Indicators within the report and shown at Appendix 1; and

 

  1. Accept the Annual Treasury Management Report for 2017/18.

 

(Moved by Councillor Robert Pritchard and seconded by Councillor Daniel Cook)

 

 

 

31.

Write offs - 01.04.18 to 30.06.18 pdf icon PDF 209 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance provided Members with details of write offs from 01 April 2018 to 30 June 2018

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet;

 

endorsed the amount of debt written off for the period 01 April 2018 to 30 June 2018

 

(Moved by Councillor Robert Pritchard and seconded by Councillor Daniel Cook)

 

 

 

 

 

 

32.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider excluding the Press and Public from the meeting by passing the following resolution:-

 

“That in accordance with the provisions of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meeting and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, and Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public  interest in disclosing the information to the public”

 

At the time this agenda is published no representations have been received that this part of the meeting should be open to the public.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That members of the press and public be now excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item on the grounds that the business involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

(Moved by Councillor Daniel Cook and seconded by Councillor John Chesworth)

 

 

33.

Upgrade of Capita Payment System

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance)

Minutes:

Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance seeking approval for the upgrade of the Council’s payment collection system, and for the release of funds from capital contingency budgets

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet approved

 

 

the upgrade of the payment collection system; and

 

to release capital funding in respect of the system upgrade.

 

(Moved by Councillor Robert Pritchard and seconded by Councillor John Chesworth)