Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Wednesday, 3rd February, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Hybrid Meeting - Castle. View directions

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

Decision:

There were no apologies for absence.

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To receive declarations of interest from Members  on items included in the agenda.

Decision:

There were no declarations of interest stated.

3.

MINUTES OF A PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 217 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting held on 13th January 2021.

Decision:

That the minutes of the meeting held on 13th January 2021 be agreed as a correct record. 

4.

REVENUE AND CAPITAL BUDGETS AND STRATEGIES 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Decision:

(a) That the Revenue and Capital Budgets as detailed in this report and in the report to Cabinet dated 13 January 2021 be recommended to Full Council for approval.

(b) That the updated Medium Term Financial Strategy 2021/22 to 2025/26 (Appendix 2) be recommended to Full Council for approval.

(c) That the strategy for ensuring a balanced revenue outturn position for 2020/21 be approved.

(d) That the calculation of the Council Tax base and the Council Tax increase to be proposed for 2021/22 of £5 per Band D equivalent property be recommended to Full Council for approval.

(e) That the risk assessment at Appendix 3 and the Section 151 Officer’s recommendation on the level of reserves and contingencies provisionally required to be maintained in 2021/22 be recommended to Full Council for approval.

(f) That the Flexible Use of Capital Receipts Strategy (Appendix 6), updated for 2021/22, be recommended to Full Council for approval.

(g) The Borough Growth Fund Priorities for 2021/22 be approved.

(h) That the Capital Strategy (Appendix 7) for 2021-31 be recommended to Full Council for approval.

(i) That the Treasury Management Strategy (Appendix 8) for 2021/22 be recommended to Full Council for approval.

(j) That the Investment Strategy (Appendix 9) for 2021/22 be recommended to Full Council for approval.

(k) That the Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (Appendix 10) for 2021/2022 be recommended to Full Council for approval.

5.

FINANCE AND PERFORMANCE REVIEW REPORT - THIRD QUARTER (OCTOBER - DECEMBER) 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 351 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the contents of the report together with Appendices A and B be noted and Cabinet will continue to monitor and Challenge the Council’s performance alongside its financial performance for the same period. 

6.

PLANNING AGREEMENTS AND COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE LEVY (CIL) pdf icon PDF 452 KB

Decision:

(a) That Cabinet will review the use of S106 and the Community Infrastructure Levy in light of the findings of the Planning White Paper review and the emerging Borough Local Plan.

(b) A review be undertaken of the Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document adopted in 2007 with particular focus on the role which contributions have on supporting local communities and especially those with an adopted Neighbourhood Plan in place.

7.

HOUSING SELF BUILD REGISTER pdf icon PDF 572 KB

Decision:

That the creation of a Local Connection Test be approved and a new Register be implemented to comprise Parts 1 and 2 and the Register including a charging schedule be administered on an ongoing basis.

8.

FORWARD PLAN pdf icon PDF 257 KB

Decision:

That the Forward Plan be received. 

9.

URGENT BUSINESS

To consider any business which is urgent within the meaning of Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Decision:

There was no Urgent Business.