Agenda and minutes

Budget and Council Tax Setting, Council - Thursday, 18th February, 2021 5.30 p.m.

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Venue: via Zoom

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Items
No. Item

201.

Minute Silence

Minutes:

The Chairman, Cllr. Iain Hewson invited Members and Officers to join him in a minute silence in remembrance of more than 100,000 people having died as a result of Covid-19.

202.

Disclosures 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.

203.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 151 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 19 January 2021 (enclosed).

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 19 January 2021, as circulated, were approved as a correct record.

204.

Chairman's Announcements

Minutes:

The Chairman made announcements in respect of the following:.

 

·         The Chairman reminded of the importance of following the current restrictions and to stay home, protect the NHS and save lives.

 

·         Thanks were expressed for the hard work and commitment of all of the staff at the council.

205.

Public Speaking Protocol

Requests received by the Protocol deadline to be reported by the Corporate  Services Group Manager 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.

206.

Questions from Members

Any Members wishing to submit questions must do so to the Corporate Services Group Manager no later than 5 working days before the meeting.

 

The Corporate Services Group Manager will report if any questions have been submitted.

Minutes:

No questions were received.

207.

Green Community Grants pdf icon PDF 237 KB

To consider the report of the Leisure & Regulatory Services Group Manager (enclosed). 

 

 

 

Minutes:

Considered - Report of the Leisure & Regulatory Services Group Manager, presented by Cllr. Sharon Coe, Health, Wellbeing & Regulatory Services Portfolio Holder.

208.

Recommendation of Cabinet Executive: Capital Programme Review Quarter 3 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 249 KB

To consider the report of the Accountancy Services Manager (enclosed).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Accountancy Services Manager, presented by Cllr. Maggie Wright, Finance & Assets Portfolio Holder.

209.

Recommendation of Cabinet Executive: 5 Year Capital Programme 2021/22 to 2025/26 pdf icon PDF 250 KB

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Strategic Finance Manager, presented by Cllr. Maggie Wright, Finance & Assets Portfolio Holder.

210.

Recommendation of Cabinet Executive: Prudential Indicator & Treasury Management Strategy 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 261 KB

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Strategic Finance Manager, presented by Cllr. Maggie Wright, Finance & Assets Portfolio Holder

211.

Recommendation of Cabinet Executive: General Fund Budget Proposals 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 275 KB

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

In accordance with the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, the vote was recorded as follows:

 

For

Against

Abstain

Cllr. Shabbir Aslam

 

Cllr. Shane Blackwell

 

 

Cllr. Lee Breckon

 

Cllr. Nick Brown

 

 

Cllr. Cheryl Cashmore

 

Cllr. Nick Chapman

 

Cllr. David Clements

 

Cllr. Adrian Clifford

 

 

Cllr. Stuart Coar

 

Cllr. Sharon Coe

 

Cllr. Roy Denney

 

 

Cllr. Alex DeWinter

 

 

Cllr. David Findlay

 

Cllr. Janet Forey

 

Cllr. David Freer

 

Cllr. Deanne Freer

 

 

Cllr. Chris Frost

 

 

Cllr. Nigel Grundy

 

 

Cllr. Iain Hewson

 

 

Cllr. Paul Hartshorn

 

 

Cllr. Trevor Matthews

 

 

Cllr. Sam Maxwell

 

 

Cllr. Chris Merrill

 

 

Cllr. Phil Moitt

 

 

Cllr. Mat Mortel

 

 

Cllr. Anthony Moseley

 

 

Cllr. Michael O’Hare

 

 

Cllr. Les Phillimore

 

 

Cllr. Louise Richardson

 

 

Cllr. Terry Richardson

 

 

Cllr. Tracey Shepherd

 

 

Cllr. Ben Taylor

 

 

Cllr. Kirsteen Thomson

 

 

Cllr. Bev Welsh

 

 

Cllr. Geoff welsh

 

 

Cllr. Jane Wolfe

 

 

Cllr. Maggie Wright

 

 

 

The Chairman declared that the recommendations, as detailed in the report were carried.

212.

Recommendation of Cabinet Executive: Council Tax 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 352 KB

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

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Strategic Finance Manager, presented by Cllr. Maggie Wright, Finance & Assets Portfolio Holder.

 

In accordance with the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, the vote was recorded as follows:

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

Cllr. Shabbir Aslam

 

Cllr. Shane Blackwell

 

 

Cllr. Lee Breckon

 

Cllr. Nick Brown

 

 

Cllr. Cheryl Cashmore

 

Cllr. Nick Chapman

 

Cllr. David Clements

 

Cllr. Adrian Clifford

 

 

Cllr. Stuart Coar

 

Cllr. Sharon Coe

 

Cllr. Roy Denney

 

 

Cllr. Alex DeWinter

 

 

Cllr. David Findlay

 

Cllr. Janet Forey

 

Cllr. David Freer

 

Cllr. Deanne Freer

 

 

Cllr. Chris Frost

 

 

Cllr. Nigel Grundy

 

 

Cllr. Iain Hewson

 

 

Cllr. Paul Hartshorn

 

 

Cllr. Trevor Matthews

 

 

Cllr. Sam Maxwell

 

 

Cllr. Chris Merrill

 

 

Cllr. Phil Moitt

 

 

Cllr. Mat Mortel

 

 

Cllr. Anthony Moseley

 

 

Cllr. Michael O’Hare

 

 

Cllr. Les Phillimore

 

 

Cllr. Louise Richardson

 

 

Cllr. Terry Richardson

 

 

Cllr. Tracey Shepherd

 

 

Cllr. Ben Taylor

 

 

Cllr. Kirsteen Thomson

 

 

Cllr. Bev Welsh

 

 

Cllr. Geoff welsh

 

 

Cllr. Jane Wolfe

 

 

Cllr. Maggie Wright

 

 

 

The Chairman declared that the recommendations, as detailed in the report were carried.