Decisions

Decisions published

26/03/2020 - Appointment of an Independent Member to the Audit and Governance Committee and Changes to the Terms of Reference of the Audit and Governance Committee ref: 1007    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval to the appointment of an Independent Member to the Audit and Governance Committee and to update the Committee’s Terms of Reference, which reflects the revised Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) guidance on the function and operation of audit committees; “Audit Committees in Local Authorities and Police, 2018 edition”.

Decision Maker: Head of Paid Service

Decision published: 26/03/2020

Effective from: 26/03/2020

Decision:

To take the following urgent decision:

(1)  That, from the Civic Year 2020/21, an Independent Member is co-opted on to the Audit and Governance Committee on a non-voting basis;

(2)  That the appointment of the Independent Member is delegated to the Audit and Governance Committee;

(3)  That the process for selecting and recommending an appropriate candidate is delegated to the Head of Policy and Resources in consultation with the Chair of Audit and Governance Committee;

(4)  The appointment panel will comprise of cross party representation from within the Audit and Governance Committee and supported by the Chief Financial Officer, Monitoring Officer and Chief Internal Auditor as required;

(5)  The Independent Member will be required to observe at all times the Members Code of Conduct as set out in Part 5 of the Constitution and will be provided with an appointment letter which will include a provision for either party to terminate the arrangement on 1 months notice;

(6)  That, from the Civic Year 2020/21, the Chair of the Audit and Governance Committee shall not be a member of the political group or groups forming the administration; and

(7)  The Audit and Governance Committee’s Terms of Reference as set out in Attachment 1 (Appendix 2).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jon McGinty


26/03/2020 - Treasury Management 2020/21 ref: 1004    Recommendations Approved

To formally recommend that the Treasury Management Strategy, the prudential indicators and note the Treasury activities be approved.

Decision Maker: Head of Paid Service

Decision published: 26/03/2020

Effective from: 26/03/2020

Decision:

To take the following urgent decision:

That:

(1)      the Treasury Management Strategy at Appendix 1 be approved;

(2)      the authorised borrowing limit be approved at:-

a)       2020/21 £150m

b)       2021/22 £150m

c)        2022/23 £150m

the prudential indicators set out in section two of the strategy be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jon McGinty


26/03/2020 - Capital Strategy 2020/21 ref: 1003    Recommendations Approved

To formally recommend that Capital Strategy be approved.

Decision Maker: Head of Paid Service

Decision published: 26/03/2020

Effective from: 26/03/2020

Decision:

To take the following urgent decision:

That the Capital Strategy 2020/21 be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jon McGinty


26/03/2020 - Pay Policy Statement 2020/21 ref: 1006    Recommendations Approved

To consider and approve the Council’s Pay Policy Statement for 2020/21.

Decision Maker: Head of Paid Service

Decision published: 26/03/2020

Effective from: 26/03/2020

Decision:

That the Pay Policy Statement for 2020/21 attached as Appendix 1 be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jon McGinty


26/03/2020 - Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2020-2025 ref: 1002    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2020-2025 to be adopted.

Decision Maker: Head of Paid Service

Decision published: 26/03/2020

Effective from: 26/03/2020

Decision:

To take the following urgent decision:

 

That the Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2020-2025 be adopted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jon McGinty


 

 
 
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