Agenda and draft minutes

Full Council - Wednesday, 27th July, 2022 6.30 pm

Venue: Mechanics Theatre

Contact: Democracy Office 

Items
No. Item

10.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To receive, as read, the Minutes of the proceedings of the Annual and Appointments Council meetings, and to confirm them or otherwise.

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Minutes:

IT WAS RESOLVED         

Thatthe Minutes of the meetings of Annual Council and Appointments  

Council held on the 18th May 2022 be confirmed and signed by the Chair.

11.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

Councillor Fewings declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in agenda items 5b) and 5c) [Minute numbers 13 and 14]. In accordance with the Code of Conduct for Members he would leave the meeting for the duration of the items and take no part in the discussions or votes thereon.

 

12.

Constitutional Updates and Reporting pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To consider the report and recommendations.

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Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report on Constitutional Updates and Reporting.

 

IT WAS RESOLVED

(1)  That the waiver of call-in granted relating to an urgent decision (Executive Decisions) taken by the Chief Executive on 26th May 2022 (Minute 1 published in Supplement as Appendix 1) relating to the Levelling Up Fund Newtown Mill Project be noted;

(2)  That the updated detailed Part 3 Executive Portfolios which the Leader agreed on 14th June 2022 (Published in Supplement as Appendix 2) be noted;

(3)  That an addition to the Council Procedure Rules section 16 on voting at meetings be approved;

(4)  That Councillor Jeff Sumner be appointed as Chair of Licensing Committee for the remainder of the current municipal year;

(5)  That Councillor Alun Lewis be appointed as Trustee on Burnley Leisure Board for three years and Councillor Scott Cunliffe be appointed for two years.

13.

2021/22 Final Outturn Revenue Budget pdf icon PDF 171 KB

To consider a report on the 2021/22 Final Outturn Revenue Budget.

 

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Minutes:

Councillor Fewings remained outside of the meeting for the duration of this item and took no part in the discussion or vote thereon.

 

With reference to Minute 20 of the Executive (13th July 2022) consideration was given to a report on 2020/21 Final Revenue Outturn Position.

 

IT WAS RESOLVED:

(1)  That it be approved that the provisional final position on the Council’s revenue account for 2021/22 shows a net underspend of £221k which has been transferred to the Revenue Support Reserve. The projected overspend from the outturn position estimated during quarter 3 budget monitoring was £12k;

(2)  That the transfers to/from Earmarked Reserves totalling a net £1.098m increase to reserves be approved (see Appendix 2), and

(3)  The additional revenue budget carry forward requests from Heads of Service totalling £1.349m be approved (see Appendix 3).

14.

2021/22 Final Outturn Capital Budget pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To consider a report on the 2021/22 Final Outturn Capital Budget.

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Minutes:

Councillor Fewings remained outside of the meeting for the duration of this item and took no part in the discussion or vote thereon.

 

With reference to Minute 21 of the Executive (13th July 2022) consideration was given to a report on the 2021/22 Final Capital Outturn Position.

 

IT WAS RESOLVED

(1)  That the final position on capital spending and financing of £33.504m for 2021/22 as shown in Appendices 1 & 2, which equates to 90% of the final resources position, be approved, and

(2)  That the revised capital budget for 2022/23 totalling £41.408m as outlined in Appendix 3 (including net carry forward of £3.617m) be approved.

15.

Treasury Management Activity Annual Report (2021 / 22) pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To consider the Treasury Management Activity Annual Report (2021/22)

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Minutes:

Councillor Fewings returned to the meeting.

 

With reference to Minute 22 of the Executive (13th July 2022) consideration was given to a report on the Annual Treasury Management Report Review of 2021/22 Activity.

 

IT WAS RESOLVED

That the annual treasury management activity for the year ended 31 March 2022 be noted.

16.

Reports from Committee Chairs pdf icon PDF 59 KB

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Minutes:

IT WAS RESOLVED

That the reports of the Chairs of Scrutiny, Audit and Standards, Development Control and Licensing Committees be noted.

17.

Strategic Plan Progress Reports pdf icon PDF 289 KB

Minutes:

IT WAS RESOLVED         

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

18.

Exclusion of the Public

To determine during which items, if any, the public are to be excluded from the meeting and to consider the exclusion of the public from the meeting before discussion takes place on the following item of business on the grounds that in view of the nature of the business to be transacted if the public were present there would be a disclosure to them of exempt information within the meaning of Part VA of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

IT WAS RESOLVED

That the public be excluded from the meeting before discussion took place on the following item of business [Minute 19] on the grounds that in view of the nature of the business to be transacted if the public were present there would be a disclosure to them of exempt information within the meaning of Part VA of the Local Government Act 1972.

19.

Towneley Hall Repairs

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Minutes:

With reference to Minute 24 of the Executive (13th July 2022) consideration was given to a report on Towneley Hall Repairs.

 

IT WAS RESOLVED

That the additional provision identified in the financial sections of the report in the Council’s Capital Programme 2024/25 to enable the repairs to Towneley Hall to be undertaken be approved.