Agenda, decisions and minutes

Executive - Wednesday 21st July, 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: St Michaels Church, Workington

Contact: Gayle Roach  01900 702502

Items
No. Item

110.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 123 KB

To agree as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 23 June 2021.

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 23 June 2021 were agreed as a correct record.

 

111.

Declaration of Interests

Councillors/Staff to give notice of any disclosable pecuniary interest, other registrable interest or any other interest and the nature of that interest relating to any item on the agenda in accordance with the adopted Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

None declared.

 

112.

Questions

To answer questions from members of the public – submitted in writing or by electronic mail no later than 5.00pm on a working day, allowing two clear working days before the day of the meeting.

Minutes:

None received.

 

113.

Members' Announcements

Minutes:

None received.

 

114.

Capital Outturn 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 421 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision

 

The Chief Officer Assets submitted a report to provide members with information on the 2020-21 capital programme and which sought their approval on the carry-forward budgeted amounts.

 

Members noted the summary capital outturn position for 2020-21 as set out in the report.

 

Councillor C Sharpe thanked the Finance team on their hard work in producing the report and moved the recommendations. This was seconded by Councillor M Fitzgerald. The motion was unanimously agreed.

 

Alternative options considered

 

Not to approve the carry-forward of resources.

 

The reason for the decision

 

To provide members with information regarding the 2020-21 capital programme and to approve the carry-forward of resources.

 

The decision

 

Resolved

 

That -

 

1.  The draft capital outturn position for the year ending 31 March 2021 be noted,

 

2.  The carry forward of £8,530,134 to 2021-22 be approved, to enable previously approved capital schemes to be completed.

 

115.

Revenue Outturn 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 750 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision

 

The Chief Officer Assets submitted a report to inform members of the revenue outturn for 2020-21 and which made recommendations on budget carry forwards and transfers to and from reserves.

 

Members noted the summary revenue outturn for 2020-21 as set out in the report.

 

Councillor C Sharpe thanked the finance team for their work on producing the outturn report and moved the recommendations. This was seconded by Councillor T Markley. The recommendations were unanimously agreed.

 

Alternative options considered

 

Not to approve the contributions to earmarked reserves.

 

The reason for the decision

 

To note the revenue outturn for 2020-21 and to approve budget carry forwards and transfers to and from reserves.

 

The decision

 

Resolved

 

That -

 

1.  The draft revenue outturn position for the year ending 31 March 2021 be noted,

 

2.  The impact of the draft revenue outturn position on the Council’s general fund and earmarked (general fund) balances be noted,

 

3.  The contribution to earmarked reserves of £8,582,320: comprising planned contributions of £275,000, additional contributions £2,030,435 and additional income from taxation and government grants £6,276,885 be approved.

 

116.

Cumbria Recovery Strategy pdf icon PDF 228 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision

 

The Chief Executive submitted a report which sought member’s approval for the adoption of the Cumbria wide Recovery Strategy.

 

Councillor M Johnson moved the recommendations as set out in the report. This was seconded by Councillor C Sharpe. The recommendations were unanimously agreed.

 

Alternative options considered

 

Not to adopt the Recovery Strategy.

 

The reason for the decision

 

To allow the Council to align the Cumbria wide approach with its own Recovery Strategy, ensuring ongoing partnership working with all agencies involved in the recovery.

 

The decision

 

Resolved

 

That the Cumbria Recovery Strategy and associated themes and measures plan be adopted.

 

117.

Appointment of Strategic Delivery Partner pdf icon PDF 300 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision

 

The Assistant Chief Executive (Innovation and Commercial) submitted a report which sought member’s approval to appoint a strategic delivery partner.

 

Councillor M Johnson moved the recommendations as set out in the report. This was seconded by Councillor J Lister. The recommendations were unanimously agreed.

 

Alternative options considered

 

Not to appoint the recommended strategic partner.

 

The reason for the decision

 

To agree the procurement and appointment of a strategic partner to provide additional capacity and support for the delivery of the Councils Regeneration and Investment Programme including projects identified in the Economic Recovery and Growth Strategy.

 

The decision

 

Resolved

 

That Mott MacDonald be appointed as strategic delivery partner via the Crown Commercial Services Framework RM3745 for a period of nine months.