Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of Previous Meeting

    Minutes:

    RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 24 September 2013 be approved as a correct record.

2.

Absence of Members

    Minutes:

    Apologies were noted from Councillor Reuben Thompstone.

3.

Declarations of Members Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Non-Pecuniary Interests

    Minutes:

    None.

4.

Public Question Time (If Any) pdf icon PDF 64 KB

    Minutes:

    Details are appended of the questions asked of, and the answers given by the Chairman. Verbal responses were given to supplementary questions at the meeting.

5.

Business Planning - 2014/15 - 2015/16 pdf icon PDF 184 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Cabinet received a public comment from Mr Julian Silverman, and heard a representation from Councillor Alison Moore. Questions were asked following each of the representations and verbal answers were given in the meeting.

     

    An Addendum to Business Planning 2014/15 - 2015/16 report was tabled, noting amendments to the report.

     

    For the reasons set out in the Cabinet Member’s report, Cabinet:

     

    RESOLVED

     

    1.    To note the 1% council tax reduction in 2014/15 and a council tax freeze in 2015/16 as a proposal for consultation;

     

    2.    To note the updated Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) as set out in Appendix A;

     

    3.    To approve the budget proposals set out in Appendix B as amended as “budget headlines” for consultation, covering the period from 2014/15 to 2015/16;

     

    4.    To allocate £4m to the Cabinet Member for Environment to be spent on roads and pavements as set out in paragraph 9.4.6, with spending plans to be finalised in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Performance and Resources;

     

    5.    To request that Cabinet come forward with proposals against the £1m set out in 9.4.6, with specific proposals to be agreed as part of the quarterly monitoring report to Cabinet Resources Committee;

     

    6.    To approve the savings re-profiling recommended in 9.4.8 subject to consultation;

     

    7.    To note the impact on performance, staff and equalities as set out in sections 5, 6 and 7 of the report; and

     

    8.    To note the process for development of the capital programme.

     

     

6.

Any Items that the Chairman Decides Are Urgent

    Minutes:

    There were none.