Agenda and decisions

2021/22 Budget Proposals - Virtual Meeting (At present, members of the public are not able to attend), Corporate Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 16th February, 2021 9.30 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Ann Holmes 

Items
No. Item

1.

Declaration of Interest

To receive any declaration of interest by any Member or Officer in respect of any item of business.

2.

Minutes of the Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 279 KB

To present the minutes of the previous meetings of the Corporate Scrutiny Committee held on the following dates –

 

·         17 November, 2020

·         10 December, 2020 (extraordinary)

·         17 December, 2020 (extraordinary)

Additional documents:

Decision:

The minutes of the previous meetings of the Corporate Scrutiny Committee held on the following dates were confirmed as correct –

 

17 November, 2020

10 December, 2020 (extraordinary)

17 December, 2020 (extraordinary)

3.

2021/2022 Budget Setting (Revenue Budget) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To present the joint report of the Scrutiny Manager and  the Director of Function (Resources) and Section 151 Officer.

Decision:

Having considered the information presented both written and verbally at the meeting, and having regard to the messages from the public consultation exercise and feedback from the Finance Scrutiny Panel, it was resolved to recommend an increase of 3.75% in the Council Tax for 2021/22 to the Executive, in order to create a balanced budget.

4.

2021/2022 Budget Setting (Capital Budget) pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To present the joint report of the Scrutiny Manager and the Director of Function (Resources)/Section 151 Officer.

Decision:

Having considered the information presented both written and verbally at the meeting, and having regard to the messages from the public consultation exercise and feedback from the Finance Scrutiny Panel, it was resolved to recommend the Capital Budget for 2021/22 as presented to the Executive.

5.

Finance Scrutiny Panel Progress Report

The Chair of the Panel will report verbally.

Decision:

The feedback  as reported under items 3 and 4 above was noted..

6.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 846 KB

To present the report of the Scrutiny Manager.

Decision:

It was resolved –

 

           To agree to the current version of the forward work programme subject to scheduling the two follow up items relating to the Council’s response to Covid-19 to an April meeting of the Committee.

           To note progress thus far in implementing the forward work programme.

 

ACTION: Scrutiny Manager to update the Forward Work Programme accordingly.