Agenda and decisions

CPH Resources Decision Session
Monday 19th April 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: Online via Youtube

Contact: Joe Suffield  Democratic Services

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Decision:

No apologies were received.

2.

Declarations of Pecuniary or Conflicting Interest from Members

To receive declarations of interest from Members in accordance with the Code of Conduct (Members are directed to the guidance sheet attached)

 

Decision:

 

There were no declarations of interest.

3.

Questions and Deputations

Decision:

There were no questions or deputations.

4.

ICT Capital Project Update pdf icon PDF 310 KB

The purpose of this report is to update the Cabinet Member for Resources on the current status of the Capital ICT Projects Programme.

This report also seeks permission from the Cabinet Member to allocate funds from the Capital ICT Projects Programme to a new proposed project as detailed in this report, and to approve the transfer of outstanding balances from closed projects to the Capital Programme ICT Projects Fund.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to:

1.  To note the current status of the Capital ICT Projects Programme.

2.  To approve the following funding allocation from the Capital ICT Projects Programme:

a.  £30,000 to cover the cost of both external consultancy and internal staffing charges to enable the Council to implement Microsoft Intune and AutoPilot cloud based Device Management services to support the Digital Programme and Smarter Ways of Working.

3.  To approve the transfer of outstanding balances from the following projects to the Capital Programme ICT Projects Fund:

a.  £38,240 from the E-Revenues project.

b.  £52,185 from the new web site project.

c.  £8,000 from the CareDirector software upgrade project.

d.  £20,000 from the Symology Direct Interface Software project.

e.  £158 from the Wi-Fi printing for Libraries project

5.

Corporate Asset Strategy 2019 - 2025 pdf icon PDF 179 KB

To receive the updated Corporate Asset Strategy for 2019 – 2025, which provides a framework to measure and monitor how our property assets are performing.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Resources RESOLVED to approve the update to the Corporate Asset Strategy 2019-2025.

6.

BUSINESS RATES RELIEF 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 167 KB

To provide details of the National Non-Domestic Rates Expanded Retail Discount Scheme 2021-22 announced by Government on 3 March 2021 and to present a policy for approval.

To provide details of the National Non-Domestic Rates Nursery (Childcare) Discount Scheme 2021-22 announced by Government on 3 March 2021 and to present a policy for approval.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to:

1.  To approve the Council’s Expanded Retail Discount Policy for 2021-22 attached at appendix A.

2.  To approve the Council’s Nursery (Childcare) Discount Policy for 2021-22 attached at appendix B.

7.

WELFARE REFORM UPDATE pdf icon PDF 191 KB

This report is to update the Cabinet Member for Resources on the Council’s work around welfare reform and the impact of Covid 19.

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to:

1.  To note the Council’s approach to welfare reform and the impact of COVID-19.

2.  To approve the request to allocate £88,000 of the hardship grant allocation to the Discretionary Crisis Fund reserve as set out in 3.39.