Agenda and minutes

Full Council - Wednesday, 26th September, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Town Hall, Burnley

Contact: Democracy Office 

Items
No. Item

23.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To receive, as read, the Minutes of the proceedings of the previous Council meeting, and to confirm them or otherwise.

Minutes:

RESOLVED        The Minutes of the meeting of the Council held on the 31st July 2018 were confirmed and signed by the Chair.

24.

Mayor's Communications

To receive communications (if any) from His Worship the Mayor.

Minutes:

The Mayor informed Council of the recent passing of former councillor Alice Thornber  and he and the Group Leaders paid tribute to her commitment and long service to the Borough.

25.

Revenue budget monitoring 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To consider the revenue budget monitoring position for 20181/9 based upon actual spending and income to 30 June 2018. (report enclosed)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

With reference to Minute 31 of the Executive (14th August 2018) consideration was given to the forecast outturn position for the year as at 31st March 2019 based upon actual spending and income to 30th June 2018.

 

RESOLVED 

 

That approval be given to

 

(a)  The projected revenue budget forecast breakeven position as set out in  the Revenue Budget Summary, detailed Service Reports, and Appendix 2 ;

(b)  The latest revised budget of £15.09m as shown in Appendix 1; and

 

(c ) The net transfers from earmarked reserves of £0.747m as shown in

       Appendix 3.

 

 

 

26.

Capital budget monitoring 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To the capital monitoring position for 2018/19. (report enclosed)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

With reference to Minute 32 of the Executive (14th August 2018) consideration was given to an update on capital expenditure and the resources position and any variances.

 

RESOLVED 

 

(1)  That approval be given to net budget changes totalling an increase of £229,857 giving a revised capital budget for 2018/19 totalling £11,680,788 as detailed in Appendix 1;

 

(2)  That approval be given to the proposed financing of the revised capital budget totalling £11,680,788 as shown in Appendix 2;

 

(3)  That the latest estimated year end position on capital receipts and contributions showing an assumed balance of £1,011,557 at 31 March 2019, in Appendix 3, be noted;

 

(4)  That approval be given for a new Capital Scheme for the Calder Park, totalling £10,132, funded from 3rd Party Contributions and Revenue Contributions;

 

(5)  That approval be given to a new Capital Scheme for the Stoops Wheeled Sport at Hargher Clough Park, totalling £134,000, funded from Capital Grants, Capital Receipts and 3rd Party Contributions; and

 

(6)  That approval be given for the transfer of the Burnley-Pendle Growth Programme from revenue to the capital programme, totalling £200k, funded from the Growth Reserve.

 

 

 

 

 

 

27.

Revenue Budget 2019-22 latest position and savings proposals pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To approve the latest position of the revenue budget and savings proposals for 2019-2022 (report enclosed, relevant minute to follow).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

With reference to Minute 38 of the Executive (18th September 2018) consideration was given to latest position of balancing the 2019/22 revenue budgets and the proposed savings.

 

RESOLVED

 

That approval be given to:

 

(a)  the savings approved at Full Council in September 2017 totalling £0.357m (see paragraph 10 below) to assist in balancing the 2019/20 and 2020/21 revenue budgets as detailed in Appendix 1; and

 

(b)  the proposed savings totalling £0.877m to assist in balancing the 2019/20, 2020/21 and 2021/22 revenue budgets as detailed in Appendix 1

 

28.

Appointments to Committees, Working Group and Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To consider appointments for the remainder of the 2018/19 municipal year. (report enclosed)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to changes to appointments to Committees and Outside Bodies for the remainder of the 2018/19 Municipal Year.

 

RESOLVED

 

 

(a)   That Councillor Bea Foster be appointed to Burnley Leisure to replace

Councillor Asif Raja;

 

(b)  That Councillor Lian Pate be appointed to the Burnley & Pendle Childrens

Partnership to replace Councillor John Harbour;

 

(c)  That Councillor Sue Graham  be appointed to the Audit and Standards

Committee as the Executive Member to replace Cllr Mark Townsend; and

 

(d)  That as from 1st August 2019 Councillor Asif Raja be confirmed

      as Executive Member for Economy and Growth, as the Council’s  

      qualified appointee to Growth Lancashire as Alternate Director.

 

29.

Constitutional updates and Council delegations pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To consider updates to the Council’s Constitution  and delegations.  (report enclosed)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to changes made by the Leader to the Executive and their Portfolios effective from 1st August 2018 as follows

 

Councillor Asif Raja be appointed as the Executive Member for Economy and Growth and Councillor Sue Graham be appointed as the Executive Member for Resources and Performance Management.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Executive appointments be noted.

30.

Summary of Urgent Executive Decisions pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To inform Council of the urgent decisions made by the Executive regarding the implementation of The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 from June 2017 to July 2018.  (report enclosed)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the urgent decisions made by the Executive regarding the implementation of The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements)(Meetings and Access to information)(England) Regulations 2012 from June 2017 to July 2018.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the report be noted.

31.

Report from the Chair of Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 23 KB

To consider the report from the Chair of the Scrutiny Committee.

Minutes:

RESOLVED             That the Cycle 2 report report of the Scrutiny Chair be noted.

32.

Strategic Plan Progress Reports pdf icon PDF 169 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED              That the Strategic Plan Progress Reports of Executive Members be noted.