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Decisions published

27/06/2024 - Matters Referred to the Cabinet in Accordance with the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules ref: 870    Approved Pending

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 27/06/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/07/2024

Effective from: 27/06/2024

Decision:

Report of the Chair of the Corporate Scrutiny Committee. Notified Cabinet of the report and recommendations from the Housing Voids Update item that was discussed at the meeting of Corporate Scrutiny on the 22nd of April 2024.

 

 

 

Resolved

that Cabinet agreed:

 

 

1.

to instruct Officers to review the costs versus return, of employing an in-house inspection team to see if we can drive down the costs of voids.

 

 

2.

to review how we recover damages costs from existing tenants and see if there is a more proactive way, we can approach this long term

 

 

3.

that the Portfolio Holder calls Equans in to address Members major concerns around void turnaround times and ask them what their action plan is to improve this.

 

 

 

(Moved by Councillor B Clarke and seconded by Councillor L Smith)

 

 

 


27/06/2024 - Sustainability Strategy and Productivity Plan ref: 872    Approved Pending

The Budget and Medium Term Financial Strategy report approved by Council on 27 February 2024 committed the Council to preparing a Sustainability Strategy to identify a range of measures with an aim to becoming financially sustainable over the medium term.

The 2024/25 Local Government Funding Settlement required local authorities to prepare a Productivity Plan which should be approved and published by July 24.

This report will address both of these items.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 27/06/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/07/2024

Effective from: 27/06/2024

Decision:

Report of the Leader of the Council, Provided Cabinet with information and a timetable for the Financial Stability Plan and Productivity Plan. This report has been considered by Corporate Scrutiny on 25th June 2024.

 

Resolved

that Cabinet approved:

 

 

1.

The approach and timetable detailed in the Financial Stability Plan.

2.

The budget and medium-term financial planning process

3.

The Productivity Plan prior to submission and full publication to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC)

4.

The delegation for finalisation and sign off of the Productivity Plan to the Leader and Chief Executive

 

 

 

(Moved by Councillor B Clarke and seconded by Councillor D Foster)

 

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rebecca Smeathers


27/06/2024 - Amendment to the terms of reference for the Staffordshire Leaders Board ref: 871    Approved Pending

Amendment to the terms of reference for the Staffordshire Leaders Board

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 27/06/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/07/2024

Effective from: 27/06/2024

Decision:

Report of the Leader of the Council enable Cabinet to consider the revised Terms of Reference agreed by the Staffordshire Leaders Board.

 

Resolved

that Cabinet:

 

 

1.

Considered and agreed the updates made to the Terms of Reference for the Staffordshire Leaders Board

 

 

 

(Moved by Councillor B Clarke and seconded by Councillor L Smith)

 

 

 

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stephen Gabriel, Tracey Pointon