Executive - 19 September 2017

Date:
19 Sep 2017
Time:
2pm
Venue:
Shimkent Room, Daneshill House, Danestrete
Contact:
Jackie Cansick
Tel:
01438 242216
Email:
committees@stevenage.gov.uk
Members:
Councillors - S Taylor OBE CC (Chair), J Gardner (Vice-Chair), R Henry, J Hollywell, Mrs J Lloyd, R Raynor, S Speller and J Thomas.

Agenda

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Notice of Decisions

PART 1

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATION OF INTERESTS 

2. MINUTES - 17 JULY 2017

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on Wednesday, 17 July 2017.
Minutes attached

3. MINUTES OF OVERVIEW & SCRUTINY COMMITTEE AND SELECT COMMITTEES

To note the following Minutes of the Overview & Scrutiny Committee and Select Committees –

Minutes attached:

A. Environment & Economy Select Committee – 3 July 2017
B. Community Services Select Committee – 13 July 2017
C. Overview & Scrutiny Committee – 26 July 2017

4. BUSINESS RATES REVALUATION SUPPORT SCHEME 2017/18-2020/2021

To consider a report that provides an update on the Government Scheme and proposes a local scheme for distributing funds.

Report attached

Background Papers

  • BD1 - Discretionary Rates Relief policy

5. HOUSING REVENUE ACCOUNT MEDIUM TERM FINANCIAL STRATEGY 2017/18 - 2021/2022

To consider a report on the current and future position of the Council’s Housing Revenue Account budget over the next five years and that proposes Financial Security targets for the period 2018/19 – 2021/22.

Report attached

Appendices

Background Papers

  • BD1 – Housing Revenue Account Business Plan Review – November 2016

6. GENERAL FUND MEDIUM TERM FINANCIAL STRATEGY 2017/2018 - 2021/2022

To consider a report that provides an update on the Council’s Financial Security targets for the period 2018/19 – 2021/22.

Report attached

Appendices

Background Papers

  • BD1 - 2016 MTFS Strategy

7. 1ST QUARTER REVENUE MONITORING REPORT - GENERAL FUND AND HOUSING REVENUE ACCOUNT

To consider a report that provides an update on the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account (HRA) projected 2017/18 net expenditure and that seeks approval to these changes as part of the quarterly review of all revenue budgets.

Report attached

Appendices

Background Papers

  • BD1 - HRA final budget proposals and rent setting report (Council 26 January 2017)
  • BD2 - 2017/18 Council Tax Setting and General Fund Budget (Council 24th February 2017)

8. 1ST QUARTER MONITORING CAPITAL PROGRAMME - GENERAL FUND AND HOUSING REVENUE ACCOUNT

To consider a report that provides an update on the Council’s 2017/18 and 2018/19 capital programme and that seeks approval for the revisions to the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account capital programme.

Report attached

Appendices

  • None

Background Papers

  • BD1 – General Fund Capital Strategy
  • BD2 – Housing Revenue Account Capital Strategy

9. ANNUAL TREASURY MANAGEMENT REVIEW OF 2016/2017 INCLUDING PRUDENTIAL CODE

To consider a report for recommendation to Council on the operation of the 2016/17 Treasury Management and Investment Strategy.

Report attached

Appendices

Background Papers

  • BD1 - Mid year Treasury update (Council 7 December 2016)
  • BD2 - Treasury Management Review including Prudential Code Indicators 2017/18 (Council 28 February 2017)

10. CORPORATE PERFORMANCE FOR QUARTER ONE 2017/18

To consider a report that highlight the Council’s performance across key priorities and themes for quarter one 2017/18.

Report attached

Appendices

Background Papers

  • BD1 - Annual Report  - 17 July 2017

11. URGENT PART 1 BUSINESS

To consider any Part 1 business accepted by the Chair as urgent.

12. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To consider the following motions –

  1. That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as described in paragraphs1 – 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act as amended by Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006.
  2. That Members consider the reasons for the following reports being in Part II and determine whether or not maintaining the exemption from disclosure of the information contained therein outweighs the public interest in disclosure.

13. PART II MINUTES - EXECUTIVE - 17 JULY 2017

To approve as a correct record the Part II section of the Minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on 17 July 2017.

14.  COMMUNAL HEATING REFURBISHMENT CONTRACT PROCUREMENT

To consider a Part II report that seeks approval to commence procurement of a Communal Heating Refurbishment Contract.  This contract is one of the key deliverables highlighted within the HRA Business Plan that was approved by the Executive in November 2016.

15.  URGENT PART II BUSINESS

To consider any Part II business accepted by the Chair as urgent.

Published:
11 September 2017