Agenda, decisions and minutes

Cabinet Executive
Monday, 10th June, 2019 5.30 p.m.

The Agenda for this meeting will be published 5 clear working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. The Minutes and Decisions for this meeting will normally be published within 9 working days following the date of the meeting.

Note: this does not apply to Scrutiny Working Groups or Scrutiny Commissioners meetings, please contact the relevant Scrutiny Officer for more information on the work programme for these Groups.

Venue: Brooks Room - Council Offices, Narborough. View directions

Contact: Mrs Sandeep Tiensa  0116 272 7640

Items
No. Item

30.

Disclosure of Interests from Members

To receive disclosures of interests from Members (i.e. the existence and the nature of those interests in respect of items on this agenda).

Minutes:

No disclosures were received.

31.

Chairman's Announcements

Minutes:

The Chair, Cllr. Terry Richardson welcomed the two new Cabinet members to the new term, and welcomed the two new Democratic Services Officers to their first Cabinet Meeting.

32.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 18 February 2019 (enclosed)

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 18 February 2019, as circulated, were approved and signed as a correct record.

33.

Public Speaking Protocol

Requests received by the Protocol deadline to be reported by the Senior Democratic Services Officer with details of the Agenda Item to which they relate. (Such persons entitled to use the Protocol attend for the purpose of making representations, answering questions or giving evidence relating to the business of the meeting and the time allocated to each person is a maximum of three minutes unless extended at the discretion of the Chairman).

 

Minutes:

No requests were received.

34.

Cabinet Executive Response to Scrutiny Recommendations on the Administrations 2019-20 Draft Budget Proposals pdf icon PDF 157 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Executive (enclosed).

Decision:

DECISION

 

That the response to Scrutiny recommendations as set out in the report be approved.

 

Reason:

 

The Local Government & Public Involvement In Health Act 2007 places a duty which requires Cabinet Executive to respond to Scrutiny recommendations within 2 months of receiving them.


Minutes:

Considered - Report of the Strategic Director (Section 151 Officer), presented by Cllr. Maggie Wright, Finance & Assets Portfolio Holder (Deputy Leader).

 

Other Options Considered: No other options were considered.

 

Cllr. Maggie Wright thanked the Scrutiny members for their process and engagement throughout the Scrutiny Budget work earlier this year.

35.

Cabinet Executive Response to Scrutiny Recommendations - Complaints Management pdf icon PDF 221 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Executive (enclosed).

Decision:

DECISION

 

That the response to Scrutiny recommendations as set out in the report be approved.

 

Reason:

 

It is a legal requirement for Cabinet Executive to respond to scrutiny recommendations.

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Legal & Information Governance Officer, presented by Cllr. Terry Richardson, Leader of the Council.

 

Other Options Considered: No other options considered.

 

 

36.

Treasury Management Outturn 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 209 KB

To consider the report of the Strategic Finance Manager (enclosed).

Additional documents:

Decision:

RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNCIL

 

 

1.    That the treasury management activities for 2018/19 be approved.

 

2.    That the prudential and treasury indicators for 2018/19 be approved.

 

Reasons:

 

1.    The regulatory framework governing treasury management activities includes a requirement that the Council should produce an annual review of treasury activities undertaken in the preceding financial year. It must also report the performance against the approved prudential indicators for the year.

 

2.    This report fulfils the requirement above and incorporates the needs of the Prudential Code to ensure adequate monitoring of capital expenditure plans and the Council’s prudential indicators. The treasury strategy and prudential indicators for 2018/19 were contained in the report approved by Council on 22nd February 2018.

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Strategic Finance Manager.

 

Other Options Considered: None. It is a legislative requirement that the Council receives an annual report covering its treasury activities for the financial year.

37.

Annual Governance Statement pdf icon PDF 163 KB

To consider the report of the Strategic Director (Section 151 Officer) (enclosed).

Additional documents:

Decision:

DECISION

 

That the Annual Governance Statement in respect for 2018/19 be approved.

 

Reason:

 

It is a requirement of the Account and Audit Regulations 2015 for the local authority to prepare and approve an Audit Governance Statement.

Minutes:

Considered - Report of the Strategic Director (Section 151 Officer).

 

Other Options Considered: Not to produce for the Cabinet Executive a separate report on the Annual Governance Statement. This option was dismissed given it is of utmost importance that the Cabinet Executive are fully informed and assured by the completion of the Corporate Assurance Review and the production of the Governance Statement.