Agenda

Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber, Priory House, Monks Walk, Shefford

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Apologies for absence and notification of substitute members

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2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 81 KB

 

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Corporate Resources Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 29 November 2018 and to note actions taken since that meeting.

 

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3.

Members' Interests

To receive from Members any declarations of interest and of any political whip in relation to any agenda item.

 

 

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4.

Chairman's Announcements and Communications

To receive any announcements from the Chairman and any matters of communication.

 

 

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5.

Petitions

To receive petitions from members of the public in accordance with the Public Participation Procedure as set out in Part 4G of the Constitution.

 

 

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6.

Questions, Statements or Deputations

To receive any questions, statements or deputations from members of the public in accordance with the Public Participation Procedure as set out in Part 4G of the Constitution.

 

 

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7.

Call-In

To consider any decision of the Executive referred to this Committee for review  in accordance with Part 4D of the Constitution.

 

 

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8.

Requested Items

To consider any items referred to the Committee at the request of a Member in accordance with Part 4D of the Constitution.

 

 

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Reports

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9.

Executive Members' Update

 

To receive a brief verbal update from:-

·         The Deputy Leader and Executive Member for Corporate Resources.

·         The Executive Member for Assets and Housing Delivery

 

 

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10.

Procurement Options in relation to the Agency provision of temporary staff pdf icon PDF 99 KB

 

To recommend a preferred Procurement option and approach for contract renewal for the  recruitment of temporary staff within Central Bedfordshire.

 

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11.

Draft Budgets 2019/20 MTFP, Draft Budget for the Housing Revenue Account (Landlord Business Plan) and Draft Capital Programme. pdf icon PDF 69 KB

 

Members are requested to consider and comment to the Executive on:-

1.    The draft Budget and updated Medium Term Financial Plan (pages)

2.    Capital Programme pertaining to all Directorates (pages)

3.    The Housing Revenue Account (Landlord Service) (pages)

 

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12.

2019/20 Treasury Management Strategy and Policy pdf icon PDF 80 KB

 

Members are asked to consider the proposals outlined in the Treasury Report and provide their comments, observations and recommendations for the Executive Members to consider at their next meeting.

 

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13.

2019/20 SCHH Fees & Charges pdf icon PDF 63 KB

 

To review and comment to the Executive on the fees and charges for the Social Care, Health and Housing directorate.

 

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14.

2019/20 Capital Strategy pdf icon PDF 67 KB

 

The content of the strategy is imposed on Councils and the document will be audited by Ernst & Young.  OSC members do have the ability to consider/influence the capital schemes & level of borrowing and make recommendations to Executive.

 

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15.

2019/20 Investment Strategy pdf icon PDF 67 KB

 

To consider and comment to the Executive on the Investment Strategy for 2019/20.

 

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16.

Q2 Performance Monitoring 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 69 KB

 

To receive the relevant quarterly performance information.

 

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17.

Q2 Budget Monitoring 2018/19 Revenue/Capital/HRA pdf icon PDF 102 KB

 

To receive and scrutinise the Q2 2018/19 Budget Monitoring Report on all areas of Council Business.

(a)  2018/19 Revenue Budget Monitoring

(b)  2018/19 Capital Budget Monitoring

(c)  2018/19 HRA Budget Monitoring

 

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18.

Work Programme 2018/19 & Executive Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 58 KB

 

The report provides Members with details of the currently drafted Committee work programme and the latest Executive Forward Plan.

 

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19.

2019/20 Proposed Charges for Traded Services to Schools and Academies pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To receive information and provide comments to the Executive on the proposals to schools trading.

 

 

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20.

Housing Development Company pdf icon PDF 51 KB

 

To consider and comment on the report that sets out the rationale for the creation of a wholly owned Housing Company as part of a proactive approach to increase and influence the supply of new homes in Central Bedfordshire and  help to address the shortfall.

 

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21.

Future use of the Houghton Lodge site, Ampthill pdf icon PDF 984 KB

 

To consider and comment on the options for the Houghton Lodge site and its disposal/development opportunity.

 

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22.

Exclusion of Press and Public

 

To consider whether to pass a resolution under section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the Press and Public from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that the consideration of the items is likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

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Exempt Appendices

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23.

2019/20 Proposed Charges for Traded Services to Schools and Academies

 

To receive the exempt Appendix D.

24.

Housing Development Company

 

To receive the exempt appendices.