Agenda and decisions

The Executive
Monday, 25th November, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Llangefni. View directions

Contact: Ann Holmes 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declaration of interest

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

 

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2.

Urgent matters certified by the Chief Executive or her appointed officer

No urgent matters at the time of dispatch of this agenda.

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 311 KB

To submit for confirmation, the draft minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on 28 October 2019.

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Decision:

It was resolved that the minutes of the previous meeting of the Executive held on 28 October, 2019 be confirmed as correct.

4.

The Executive's Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 797 KB

To submit a report by the Head of Democratic Services.

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Decision:

It was resolved to confirm the Executive’s Forward Work Programme for the period December, 2019 to July, 2020 as presented.

5.

Corporate Scorecard - Quarter 2, 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 552 KB

To submit a report by the Head of Profession, HR and Transformation.

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Decision:

It was resolved –

 

           To accept the Corporate Scorecard for Quarter 2 2019/20 noting the areas which the Senior Leadership Team is managing to secure improvements into the future as summarised in the report and,

           To endorse the mitigation measures as outlined within the report.

6.

Revenue Budget Monitoring - Quarter 2, 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To submit a report by the Director of Function (Resources)/Section 151 Officer.

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Decision:

It was resolved –

 

           To note the position set out in appendices A and B in respect of the Authority’s financial performance to date and expected outturn for 2019/20.

           To note the summary of contingency budgets for 2019/20 as detailed in Appendix C to the report.

           To note the position of the invest to save programme in Appendix CH.

           To note the position of the efficiency savings for 2019/20 outlined in Appendix D.

           To note the monitoring of agency and consultancy costs for 2019/20 set out in Appendices DD, E and F.

           To approve the use of the Schools’ Pension Reserve to fund outstanding holiday pay entitlement for school supply staff dating back to December, 2015 at a current estimated cost of £94k plus on-costs which is estimated at £110k in total.  

7.

Capital Budget Monitoring - Quarter 2, 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 469 KB

To submit a report by the Director of Function (Resources)/Section 151 Officer.

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Decision:

It was resolved –

 

           To note the progress of expenditure and receipts against the capital budget at Quarter 2 2019/20.

           To approve the allocation of an extra £75,000 towards the Market Hall capital scheme as per paragraph 3.1.1 of the report.

           To approve £90,000 of unsupported borrowing to upgrade the fitness equipment in Plas Arthur Leisure Centre as per paragraph 3.3.1 of the report.

           To approve £20,000 of additional match funding for the Pentraeth Flood Alleviation scheme as per paragraph 3.1.2 of the report.

           To approve £8,000 of additional match funding towards the 3G pitch at David Hughes Leisure Centre, as per paragraph 3.3.2 of the report.

8.

HRA Budget Monitoring - Quarter 2, 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 589 KB

To submit a report by the Director of Function (Resources)/Section 151 Officer.

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Decision:

It was resolved to note the following –

 

           The position set out in respect of the financial performance of the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) for Quarter 2 2019/20.

           The forecast outturn for 2019/20.

9.

The Council Tax Base for 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 469 KB

To submit a report by the Director of Function (Resources)/Section 151 Officer.

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Decision:

It was resolved –

 

           To note the calculation of the Council Tax Base by the Director of Function (Resources) and Section 151 Officer – this will be used by the Welsh Government in the calculation of the Revenue Support Grant for the Isle of Anglesey County Council for the 2020/21 financial year, being 30,927.170 (Part E6 of Appendix A to the report).

           To approve the calculation by the Director of Function (Resources) and Section 151 Officer for the purpose of setting the Council Tax Base for the whole and parts of the area for the year 2020/21 (Part E5 of Appendix A to the report)

           That, in accordance with the Local Government Finance Act 1992 and the Local Authorities (Calculation of Council Tax Base) (Wales) Regulations 1995 (SI19956/2561) as amended by SI1999/2935 and the Local Authorities (Calculation of Council Tax Base) and Council Tax (Prescribed Classes of Dwellings) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2004, and the Local Authorities (Calculation of Council Tax Base) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2016, the amounts calculated by the Isle of Anglesey County Council as its tax base for the year 2020/21 shall be 31,532.53 and for the parts of the area listed in table 3 of the report  shall be as set out therein.  

10.

Federalisation of Ysgol Goronwy Owen and Ysgol Moelfre pdf icon PDF 422 KB

To submit the report of the Director of Education, Skills and Young People.

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Decision:

It was resolved to conclusively confirm the proposal to federalise Ysgol Goronwy Owen and Ysgol Moelfre.

11.

Welsh Government Economic Stimulus pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To submit a report by the Deputy Chief Executive.  

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Decision:

It was resolved –

 

           To note the capital funding offer of £491,330 for 2019/20.

           To endorse the land to the rear of Peboc and the former Ysgol y Parc projects as the priority schemes.

           That if it is necessary to utilise some or all of the grant as part of the funding for the demolition of the former Ysgol y Parc and Holyhead Library, then an equivalent sum of capital receipt may be used in 2020/21 to complete the redevelopment of the land at the rear of Peboc (should that scheme have commenced in 2019/20).

           To delegate to the Deputy Chief Executive and the relevant Portfolio Holder the authority to progress the two projects through to implementation stage and to agree to deliver other eligible capital schemes if not all the funding is utilised on the two priority projects.