Agenda and decisions

CPH Stronger & Safer Communities Decision Session
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 6.00 pm

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Decision:

There were no apologies.

2.

Declaration of Interests

To receive notification of any declarations of pecuniary and/or conflict of interest from Members.

Decision:

There were no declarations of interest.

3.

Questions and Deputations

To answer any questions and hear deputations, if any, asked by any resident of the Borough pursuant to Standing Orders.

Decision:

There were no questions or deputations.

4.

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To request Cabinet Member approval for the recommended option for environmental investigative works at Widney Manor Cemetery.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED

The Cabinet Member for Stronger and Safer Communities approved the development of proposals for undertaking environmental remediation

works at Widney Manor Cemetery.

5.

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To inform the Cabinet Member of the Portfolio’s latest forecast financial position as at the 31st December 2020 against Revenue and Capital budgets as summarised below and detailed in the attached Appendix A.

To inform the Cabinet Member of the Portfolio’s progress against the latest 3 year savings targets in the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) summarised below and detailed in Appendix A.

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Decision:

RESOLVED

The Cabinet Member for Stronger and Safer Communities

 

(i)  Considered and endorsed the 2020/21 revenue and capital financial monitoring forecast as at 31st December 2020

(ii)  Considered the Portfolio’s progress against the latest 3 year savings targets in the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) as at 31st December 2020.

(iii)  In accordance with Financial Regulations, approved a budget virement of £103,500 from the Climate Change, Planning and Housing portfolio to the Stronger and Safer Communities portfolio in respect of the Housing Policy team (paragraphs 5.1 – 5.2).

(iv)  In accordance with Financial Regulations, approved in conjunction with the Cabinet Member for Resources a contribution of £40,000 in 2020/21 to a new reserve for Library stock (paragraphs 5.3 – 5.5).

(v)  In accordance with Financial Regulations, approved in conjunction with the Cabinet Member for Resources a contribution of £180,000 in 2020/21 to a new reserve for community and regulatory impacts of Brexit (paragraphs 5.6 – 5.9).

6.

Issues Arising from Overview & Scrutiny - Stronger Communities & Neighbourhood Services Scrutiny Board pdf icon PDF 123 KB

To consider recommendations and outcomes from the Stronger Communities & Neighbourhood Services Scrutiny Board held on 20 January 2021 in respect of:

 

·  SAFER SOLIHULL PARTNERSHIP REVIEW

Decision:

RESOLVED

The Cabinet Member noted the contents of the report and thanked the Stronger Communities and Neighbourhood Services Scrutiny Board for their comments.