Agenda

Budget / Council Plan Committee - Wednesday, 28th September, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Cabinet/Committee Room, 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk L39 2DF. View directions

Contact: Jacky Denning, Democratic Services Manager 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

2.

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE

To be apprised of any changes to the membership of the Committee in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 4.

3.

URGENT BUSINESS

Note, no other business is permitted unless, by reason of special circumstances, which shall be specified at the meeting, the Chairman is of the opinion that the item(s) should be considered as a matter of urgency.

4.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST pdf icon PDF 299 KB

If a Member requires advice on Declarations of Interest, he/she is advised to contact the Legal and Democratic Services Manager in advance of the meeting.   (For the assistance of members a checklist for use in considering their position on any particular item is included at the end of this agenda sheet).

5.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

As this is the first meeting of the Committee, there are no minutes to receive.

6.

TERMS OF REFERENCE

To consider the draft Terms of Reference of the Committee, as follows:

 

Functions

 

(i)          To oversee development or annual refresh of the Council Plan for the forthcoming year/s and make recommendations to Cabinet & Council.

(ii)         To monitor performance towards achievement of the Council Plan and make recommendations to Cabinet & Council, when required

(iii)       To approve the Annual Council Plan report, which provides details of actions undertaken from the previous year, prior to publication.

(iv)       To review the Medium-Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) and make recommendations to Cabinet & Council, when required.

(v)         To monitor the GRA (General Revenue Account) and HRA (Housing Revenue Account) and the capital programme and make recommendations to Cabinet & Council, when required.

(vi)       To monitor the Treasury Management Performance & Prudential Indicators.

(vii)      To consider annual budget setting matters, i.e. Council Tax, GRA (General Revenue Account) and HRA (Housing Revenue Account) requirements and the Capital Programme and make recommendations to Cabinet & Council.

 

(Note:        

1.   In accordance with Constitution 7: Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules, recommendations from this Committee, will be considered by Executive Overview & Scrutiny Committee and Cabinet, prior to the full Council meeting.

 

2.   Delegations are in place to allow Service Heads to vire across budget heads where each individual virement does not exceed £10,000 and the Cabinet can approve virement in the revenue and capital budgets of up to £50,000, where the new activity accords with the Council’s Policies and Objectives.)

 

7.

COUNCIL PLAN DEVELOPMENT TIMETABLE pdf icon PDF 199 KB

To consider the report of the Corporate Director of Transformation, Housing & Resources. 

8.

Medium Term Financial Forecast (MTFF) 2023/24 to 2025/26 pdf icon PDF 940 KB

To note the report of the Head of Finance, Procurement & Commercial Services submitted to Executive Overview & Scrutiny Committee on 6 September and Cabinet on 13 September 2022 and consider the future work of the Committee in respect of budget matters.  A copy of the minutes are attached for information.

Additional documents:

9.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 181 KB

To consider and note the Committee Work Programme 2022-2023.