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29.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 20th August 2020 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor J Chesworth)

 

30.

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.

31.

Question Time:

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

Minutes:

None

32.

Matters Referred to the Executive (Overview and Scrutiny Committee or by the Council) pdf icon PDF 185 KB

(Report of the Chair of Corporate Scrutiny Committee)

Minutes:

Councillor Dr S Peaple member of Corporate Scrutiny Committee updated Cabinet and made a recommendation following consideration of matters by the Scrutiny Committee in relation to the Initial Impact of the Pandemic on the Council’s Business Aims

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet;

 

 

Agreed to look at the longer term financial finances of the Heritage assets for Tamworth.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor J Oates and seconded by Councillor D Cook

 

33.

Quarter One 2020/21 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 122 KB

(Report of the Leader of the Council)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Leader of the Council provided Cabinet with a performance update and financial health check

 

RESOLVED

          That Cabinet

 

 

  • Approved that the General Fund budgets be revised to reflect the forecast overspend at Quarter 1 of £134k, net of the savings identified of £1.2m, to be financed from a contribution from the transformation reserve

 

 

  • Endorsed the contents of this report

 

 

(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor M Cook)

 

34.

Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance)

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance considers proposals for the Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme for working age customers for 2021/22

 

RESOLVED

Cabinet agreed that;

 

 

The planned review for the introduction of a banding scheme for Council Tax Reduction be deferred until 2021 and that the current scheme for working age customers continues to be aligned to Applicable Amounts with those of Housing Benefit for 2021/22.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor D Cook)

35.

Release of Mobile Phone Capital Contingency Funding pdf icon PDF 110 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance)

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance requested members approve the release of £20,000 from capital contingency as per capital bid already requested for financial year 18/19 to cover costs associated with a new mobile phone contract

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet;

 

 

Approved the release of £20,000 capital contingency from the capital bid to cover costs associated with a new organisation wide mobile phone contract already approved as part of 18/19 budget process.

 

Specifically, the funds will cover a refresh of obsolete handsets and any associated costs of setting up the new contract.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor R Prutchard and seconded by Councillor D Cook)