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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Chappell Room

Contact: Alec Dubberley  Service Manager Democratic Services

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Apologies for Absence.


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Wheeler.


To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 11 January 2018. pdf icon PDF 73 KB




That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.


Declaration of Interests.




Prudential Code Indicator Monitoring 2017/18 and Quarterly Treasury Activity Report for Quarter ended 31 December 2017 pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer.

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The Deputy Chief Executive introduced  a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, informing Members of the performance monitoring of the 2017/18 Prudential Code Indicators, and advising Members of the quarterly treasury activity, as required by the Treasury Management Strategy.



To note the report, together with the Treasury Activity Report 2017/18 for Quarter 3, at Appendix 1, and the Prudential and Treasury Indicator Monitoring 2017/18 for Quarter 3, at Appendix 3 to the report.



Quarterly Budget Monitoring, Performance Digest & Virement Report pdf icon PDF 205 KB

Report of the Senior Leadership Team

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The Director of Organisational Development and Democratic Services introduced a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, providing some details of performance during quarter 3 of the current year. The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance provided some details of the likely year-end financial position as at the end of quarter 3 for the same period.




1)    Note the progress against Improvement Actions and Performance Indicators in the 2017/19 Gedling Plan;


2)    Approve the General Fund Revenue Budget virements included in Appendix 1 to the report;


3)    Note the use of reserves and funds during quarter three as detailed in Appendix 2 to the report; and


4)    Approve the changes to the capital programme included in paragraph 2.2.3 of the report.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Report of the Service Manager, Democratic Services.


Consideration was given to a report of the Service Manager Democratic Services, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, detailing the Executive’s draft Forward Plan for the next four month period.




To note the report.


Progress Reports from Portfolio Holders.


Councillor Peter Barnes (Environment)


·         Following on from the motion at Council, new advertising of the “plastics friendly” scheme was to be put onto Council vehicles.


Councillor Jenny Hollingsworth (Growth and Regeneration)


·         A protocol for encouraging housing delivery was currently out for consultation amongst developers and it was hoped this may assist with removing barriers to speedy housing development.


·         New occupants have moved into the first houses on the Chase Farm development.


Councillor Gary Gregory (Community Development)


·         There would be an apprenticeships fair and mock interviews for local school children coming up on 22 February as part of the economic development work done for young residents.


Councillor David Ellis (Public Protection)


·         New premises that had achieved a 5 star Food hygiene rating were being advertised on twitter in the hope of encouraging good practice.


·         Fixed penalty fine levels are to be reviewed and a portfolio holder report would aim to increase the fines to act as more of a deterrent where appropriate.


Councillor John Clarke (Leader of the Council)


·         Councillor Wheeler was recovering after recent surgery and sent the following updates:


o   It was hoped that Gedling Homes staff would soon be able to co-locate at the civic centre


o   The Youth council will be progressing work on body image.


o   Local lettings policy was shortly to be agreed


o   Bonnington Theatre and leisure centre footfall continues to increase


·         Very positive discussions about a county wide approach to illegal traveller encampments have been held.


Member's Questions to Portfolio Holders.




Any other items the Chair considers urgent.




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