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Agenda and minutes

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Appointment of Chair




That Councillor A James be appointed as Chair.



(Moved by Councillor M Gant and seconded by Councillor T Clements)



Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors D Foster, A Lunn, M McDermid, R McDermid and M Thurgood and Cabinet Members Councillors S Doyle and J Oates.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 40 KB


The minutes of the meeting held on 24 January 2012 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Moved by Councillor M Gant and seconded by Councillor C Cook)


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. 




There were no Declarations of Interest.


Draft Budget & Medium Term Financial Strategy 2013/14 to 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 536 KB

(Report of the Cabinet)


The Report of the Cabinet regarding the budget proposals and medium term financial strategy for General Fund (GF) Revenue, the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) and the Capital Programme was considered.


A motion was made to request that the Leader write to Staffordshire County Council to seek clarification on the liability implications for businesses and home owners spreading grit outside their properties.

(Moved by Councillor M Couchman and seconded by seconded by Councillor S Pritchard)


The Leader agreed that he would write to the County.








The budget proposals, as detailed within the report were considered, and;



Views on the budget proposals and council tax strategy, taking into account the prioritisation of resources were discussed.