Agenda and minutes

Cabinet
Friday 24 May 2019 2.00 pm, MOVED

Venue: Chappell Room. View directions

Contact: Alec Dubberley  Service Manager Democratic Services

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Wheeler.

2.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 19 March 2019. pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record, subject to amending minute 100 as follows: to delete the second sentence of the minute and replace with “In response to a question from the Deputy Leader, the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance confirmed that no funds had been invested to date and that Council approval was required before this could happen”.

 

 

3.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None

4.

Annual Treasury Activity Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 313 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance introduced a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, seeking approval for the Annual Treasury Activity Report for referral to Council for approval as required by regulations.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the Annual Treasury Activity Report and refer it to Council for approval as required by the regulations.

5.

Gedling Plan and Budget Outturn and Budget Carry Forwards 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 306 KB

Report of the Senior Leadership Team

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chief Executive introduced a report presenting the Gedling Plan, Budget Outturn and Budget Carry Forwards for 2018-19 and delivered a presentation on year-end performance including key achievements delivered.

 

The Deputy Chief Executive went on to highlight notable aspects of the financial position.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Note the Gedling Plan Performance and Budget Outturn figures for 2018-19;

2)    Approve the movements in Reserves and Provisions as detailed in paragraphs 2.1.8 and 2.1.9 of the report;

3)    Note the revenue carry forwards approved by the Chief Financial Officer included in Appendix 6 to the report, amounts not in excess of £10,000 and committed schemes above £10,000;

4)    Note the capital carry forwards approved by the Chief Financial Officer included in Appendix 6 to the report, being amounts not in excess of £50,000 and committed schemes above £50,000; and

5)    Refer to Council for approval:

a)    The capital carry forwards of £261,000 included in Appendix 6 to the report for non-committed schemes in excess of £50,000;

b)    The overall method of financing of the 2018-19 capital expenditure as set out in paragraph 2.7.5 of the report;

c)    The capital determinations regarding financing and debt provisions as set out in paragraph 2.7.7 of the report.

6.

DEFRA Air Quality Grant pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Report of the Scientific Officer, Public Protection.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Portfolio Holder for Public Protection introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, seeking approval to establish a budget to spend grant money awarded for the ECO stars fleet recognition scheme.

 

Members commented that they felt that more could be done to co-operate with other agencies, particularly it the County Council, to tackle the poor air quality in some parts of the Borough. It was agreed to ask officers to look at setting up a carbon reduction plan focusing on issues such as improved cycling, bus routes and eco-friendly new development.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Agree to Air Quality Grant Funding being used to continue with the ECO Stars Fleet Recognition Scheme and to the expansion of the scheme to cover taxi and private hire vehicles as detailed in the report;

 

2)    Approve the establishment of the budget for the ECO Stars project of £55,000; and

 

3)    Ask officers to explore the adoption of a Carbon Reduction Plan, including walking, cycling and use of public transport, working with relevant partners including the County Council.

7.

Any other items the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

Under this item the Leader thanked officers for all their recent hard work in delivering both the Local Elections and the European Parliamentary Elections.