Agenda and minutes

Finance Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 10th December, 2020 6.45 pm

Venue: This meeting was held virtually therefore there was no venue

Contact: Member Services  01768 817817

Link: This meeting will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams

Items
No. Item

BPc/33/12/20

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

 

At the start of the meeting, the Interim Director Corporate Services advised that this meeting was being held remotely using conferencing software which allowed Member, Officer and public attendance whilst being able to protect themselves and others, and observe the Government’s social distancing measures.

 

The Interim Director Corporate Services also stated that all votes during this meeting would be taken through an informal recorded vote, though would not be notes as such in the minutes.

 

A Roll Call of all those Members in attendance remotely was then taken.

 

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Ryland.

BPc/34/12/20

Minutes

To sign the minutes BPc/24/11/20 to BPc/32/11/20 of the meeting of this Committee held on 10 November 2020 as a correct record of those proceedings (copies previously circulated).

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the public minutes BPc/24/11/20 to BPc/32/11/20 of the meeting of this Committee held on 10 November 2020 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman as a correct record of these proceedings.

BPc/35/12/20

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of the existence and nature of any private interests, both disclosable pecuniary and any other registrable interests, in any matter to be considered or being considered.

Minutes:

Councillor Eyles gave a personal explanation in that he was recording the meeting for personal use.

BPc/36/12/20

Medium Term Financial Plan Review pdf icon PDF 324 KB

To consider report F49/20 from the Interim Director of Corporate which is attached and which seeks to update the Budget Planning Committee on the Council’s Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) and progress on the budget to date.

 

RECOMMENDATION that the Budget Planning Committee note the MTFP and budget progress updates and make any comments to Executive.

 

Minutes:

Member considered report F49/20 from the Interim Director of Corporate Services which sought to update the Budget Planning Committee on the Council’s Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) and progress on the budget to date.

Proposed by Councillor McCall

Seconded by Councillor Eyles

and RESOLVED the Medium Term Financial Plan and budget progress updates be noted.

BPc/37/12/20

Budget Planning Committee Work Programme Update pdf icon PDF 217 KB

To consider report F48/20 from the Interim Director of Corporate Services which is attached and which sets out the timeline for the business for the Committee throughout the municipal year.

RECOMMENTATION that the Forward Plan, as previously circulated is approved.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered report F48/20 from the Director of Corporate Services which set out the timeline for the business of the Committee throughout the municipal year.

Proposed by Councillor Eyles

Seconded by Councillor Wicks

and RESOLVED that the work programme be noted with at least one additional meeting to be scheduled during the budget setting process.

BPc/38/12/20

Any Other Items Which the Chairman Decides are urgent

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business raised at this meeting.

BPc/39/12/20

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of this Committee be confirmed as 14 January 2021.

Minutes:

The date of the next scheduled meeting was confirmed as 14 January 2021.