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Date: Thursday 03 March 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Oakengates Theatre, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford, TF2 6ET View Map
Deborah Moseley (01952383215)
Nigel Newman (01952382403)
Richard Partington (01952380130)
Jonathan Eatough (01952380130)
|1.0||Apologies for Absence|
|2.0||Declarations of Interest|
Members are reminded that they must not participate in the discussion or voting on any matter in which they have a disclosable pecuniary interest and should leave the room prior to commencement of that item.
|3.0||Minutes of the Council|
To confirm the minutes of the Council held on 21 January 2016
Appendix AMinutes - 21 January 2016.pdf
|4.0||Leader's Report & Announcement|
The Leader of the Council may give an oral report on matters of significance to the Borough, comment upon the Cabinet decisions or make any announcements.
To note the Mayoral Engagements undertaken since the Council meeting held on 21 January 2016.
To receive any questions from the public which have been submitted under Council Procedure Rules 7.11 and 7.12. The session will last no more than 15 minutes with a maximum of 2 minutes allowed for each question and answer. Questions can be asked of The Leader and Cabinet Members.
|7.0||Cabinet Decisions Made Since the Last Meeting of the Council|
To receive the report on the Cabinet decisions made since publication of the last Council meeting agenda. Cabinet Members may speak on these decisions and Members may ask questions of the relevant Cabinet Member for the purposes of clarification only. Members are asked to note the additional delegations to officers granted at those meetings.
Appendix CReport of Cabinet.pdf
|8.0||Recommendations from Cabinet|
Cabinet – 25 February 2016
(i) Telford Land Deal
a) That Council delegates authority to the Assistant Director: Business, Development & Employment, in consultation with the Assistant Director: Finance & Human Resources and the Cabinet Members for Finance & Service Delivery and Business, Neighbourhood & Customer Services, to finalise the terms for the Land Deal;
b) That Council delegates authority to the Assistant Director: Business, Development & Employment, in consultation with the Assistant Director: Finance & Human Resources and the Cabinet Member for Finance & Service Delivery, to enter into an agreement for the transfer of HCA liability sites to the Council’s ownership where costs are within the changes to the capital programme and revenue budget sought by this Report, this includes £18k towards revenue costs of managing liability sites;
c) That Council enters into the Land Deal and all the implications of this including the approval of necessary changes to the capital programme and revenue budget to facilitate the Land Deal as outlined in this report;
d) That Council delegates authority to the Assistant Director: Legal, Procurement & Commissioning to seal or sign any documents required to give effect to the recommendations contained in this report.
e) That Full Council notes that TWC will be represented on the Telford Land Deal Board by the Leader of the Council and the Cabinet Member for Business, Neighbourhood & Customer Services.
Appendix DTelford Land Deal.pdf
|9.0||Service & Financial Planning 2016/17 - 2017/18|
To consider the reports listed below which are contained within the separate Budget document enclosed with the agenda. Reports E1 to E4 will be considered by Cabinet on 25 February 2016 for recommendation to Council for approval.
a) Overview & Revenue Budget (E1)
b) Capital Programme (E2)
c) 2016/17 Treasury Strategy & Treasury Update (E3)
d) Prudential Indicators (E4)
e) Council Tax Formal Resolution for 2016/17 (E5)
Alternative budget proposals have been submitted to Council by the Conservative Group. A copy of the proposals, and the comments of the Finance & Enterprise Scrutiny Committee and the Chief Financial Officer, is enclosed separately to the agenda (to follow with the other budget papers). At the meeting, the alternative budget proposals will be moved as an amendment to the Cabinet’s proposals.
Appendix E1 Service & Financial Planning 2016/17 to 2018/19Service and Financial Planning 2016-17 to 2018-19.pdf Appendix 1 - Heatmap of funding reductions.pdf Appendix 2 - Savings and Pressures .pdf Appendix 3A - Equalities impact assessment .pdf Appendix 3B - Savings proposals relevant to Equality Duty.pdf Appendix 4 Env & Economic Impact Assessments of Savings.pdf Appendix 5 Pay Policy Statement .pdf Appendix 6 & 7 Council Tax Comparisons.pdf Appendix 8A & 8B - Council Tax Increases Graphs .pdf Appendix 9 - Financing Costs to Net Revenue Stream.pdf Appendix 10 Base Budget.pdf Appendix 11 - Analysis of Base Budget Movements.pdf Appendix 12 - Reserves Balances.pdf Appendix 13 - Education Contributions .pdf Appendix 14 - CFO Robustness Report.pdf Appendix 15 - Scrutiny response to budget proposals - Copy.pdf Appendix 16 Communication and Consultation Activities - Copy.pdf Appendix 17 - Results from consultation.docx - Copy.pdf Appendix 18 - Efficiency Strategy & Plan - Copy.pdf
Appendix E2 Capital ProgrammeCapital Programme.pdf Annex 1 Capital Programme.pdf Annex 2 - Building Investment Programme.pdf Annex 3 - Asset Management Plan .pdf Annex IV Highways &Transport Plan.pdf
Appendix E3 Treasury Management ReportTreasury Management Report.pdf
Appendix E4 Prudential IndicatorsPrudential Indicators 2016-17 report .pdf
Appendix E5 Countil Tax Formal Resolutions for 2016/17Council Tax Resolution Report.pdf Council Tax Setting Apendices.pdf
Alternative Budget ProposalsAlternative Budget.pdf Alternative Budget and CFO Robustness Statement.pdf Scrutiny response to the alternative budget.pdf
|10.0||Minutes of Boards & Committees|
To note the following resolved and draft Minutes:
(NB: the recommendation at minute PEB-9 will be dealt with at agenda item 9 above)
Appendix FAudit Committee 26 01 16.pdf
Appendix G1Finance and Enterprise Scrutiny 06 01 16.pdf
Appendix G2Finance and Enterprise Scrutiny 13 01 16.pdf
Appendix G3Finance and Enterprise Scrutiny 19 01 16.pdf
Appendix HLicensing Committee 09 12 15.pdf
Appendix I1Personnel 07 01 16.pdf
Appendix I2Personnel 11 02 16.pdf
Appendix J1Planning 13 01 16.pdf
Appendix J2Planning 03 02 16.pdf
To answer questions received under Council Procedure Rule 7.
NB In accordance with the provisions of Council Procedure Rule 7.4 there will be a maximum of 30 minutes allowed for questions and answers. Any question not answered within the 30 minute time limit will receive a written reply within 5 working days.
|12.0||Notices of Motion|