Agenda and draft minutes

Executive - Tuesday, 15 December 2020 5.00 pm

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Link: This meeting will be held online

Items
No. Item

110.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary or Affected Interests in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.

 

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

 

Any Member with an Affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

Executive Decisions and Decision Records pdf icon PDF 109 KB

The Executive considered the following items.  The decisions are recorded in the decision sheets attached to these minutes and summarised below:

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111.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 135 KB

To consider and approve the minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on 10 November 2020.

 

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RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Executive on 10 November 2020 together with the accompanying decision records be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Leader.

112.

Review of Statement of Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Bracknell Forest Council is required to prepare and publish a Statement of Licensing Policy every five years in accordance with section 5 of the Licensing Act 2003 (‘the Act’). The Bracknell Forest Statement of Licensing Policy must undergo a review and be republished by the end of January 2021.

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RESOLVED that the Executive endorse the policy for submission to the Licensing & Safety Committee.

113.

Capital Programme 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 336 KB

To approve the Council’s budget proposals for budget consultation.

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RESOLVED that the Executive:

 

1                 Approves, for consultation, a Council funded capital programme of £12.032m for 2021/22 as set out in paragraph 5.19 and summarised in Annex A of the Borough Treasurer’s report, including the new schemes listed in Annexes B C of the Borough Treasurer’s report.

 

2                 Approves, for consultation, the inclusion of £5.174 of expenditure to be

externally funded (including £1.335m of S106 funding) as outlined in paragraph 5.20 of the Borough Treasurer’s report.

 

3                 Approves, for consultation, the inclusion of an additional budget of £1m for Invest-to-Save schemes.

114.

Revenue Budget 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 119 KB

To approve the Council's budget proposals for consultation

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RESOLVED that the Executive:

 

1          Agree the draft budget proposals for 2021/22 as the basis for consultation with the Overview & Scrutiny Commission and other interested parties or individuals.

 

2          Agree the Treasury Management Strategy and associated documents at Annexe E of the Borough Treasurer’s report and request that the Governance and Audit Committee review each of the key elements.

 

3          Note that the Capital Strategy published in 2019 remains relevant and does not require updating at this time.

 

4          Agree that the 2021/22 Schools Budget be set at the eventual level of the

Dedicated School Grant income plus any accumulated DSG balances and

additional Council funding of £0.253m (paragraph 8.18 of the Borough Treasurer’s report).

 

5          Authorise the Executive Member for Children, Young People and Learning to agree the allocation of the sums available for schools funding as set out in

Resolution 4 (above) having regard to the decisions and recommendations of

the Schools Forum and to agree detailed budgets for services centrally

managed by the Council.

 

6          Agrees that the Council Tax Base be set at 47,624 (Band D equivalents) for

2021/22 as outlined in Annexe H of the Borough Treasurer’s report.

 

7          Approve the virements relating to the 2020/21 budget as set out in Annexes F and G of the Borough Treasurer’s report and recommends those that are over £0.100m for approval by Council.

115.

Council Plan Overview Report pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To inform the Executive of the performance of the council for Q2 2020/21

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RESOLVED that the performance of the council over the period from July – September 2020 highlighted in the Overview Report in Annex A of the Chief Executive’s report.