You are Here : Home  >  Your Council  >  Meetings
Register   |   Login

Meeting Details

Business & Transformation Scrutiny Panel
7 Jan 2021 - 16:00 to 18:38
  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Visitors
  • Declarations of Interests

Documents

Agenda

Standard Items
Virtual Meeting - Link to View

This meeting will be a virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams and therefore will not take place at a physical location following guidelines set out in Section 78 of the Coronavirus Act 2020. 



 

 

 


Members of the Business & Transformation Scrutiny Panel

Councillor Bainbridge (Chair) , Councillors Alcroft, Allison, Mrs Birks (Vice Chair), Mrs Bowman, Mitchelson, Paton, Dr Tickner

Substitutes:
Councillors Mrs Atkinson, Betton, Bomford, Mrs Brown, Collier, Ms Ellis-Williams, Mrs Finlayson, Mrs Glendinning, Glover, Mrs McKerrell, McNulty, Meller, Morton, Patrick, Robson, Shepherd, Miss Sherriff, Southward, Tarbitt, Tinnion, Miss Whalen.


Public Items
Register of Attendance and Declarations of Interest

A roll call of persons in attendance will be taken and Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and any interests, relating to any item on the agenda at this stage.

Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence and notification of substitutions
Public and Press
To agree that the items of business within Part A of the agenda should be dealt with in public and that the items of business within Part B of the agenda should be dealt with in private.
Minutes of Previous Meetings
To note that Council, at its meeting on 5 January 2021, received and adopted the minutes of the Business and Transformation Scrutiny Panel meetings held on 15 October 2020 and 1 December 2020.  The Chair will sign the minutes at the first practicable opportunity.  
[Copy minutes in Minute Book 47(4)].  
A.1 CALL-IN OF DECISIONS

To consider any matter which has been the subject of call-in.

 

Portfolio: Finance, Governance and Resources
Directorate: Community Services
Officer: Darren Crossley, Deputy Chief Executive
Report: CS.01/21 herewith

Background:
The Deputy Chief Executive to submit an update on the progress of the reinstatement of the ground floor of the Civic Centre. 

Why is this item on the agenda?
The Chair requested a report on the progress of the Civic Centre reinstatement. 

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Review the report and the progress made on the project.  
A.3 BUDGET 2021/22
Portfolio: Finance, Governance and Resources
Directorate: Finance and Resources
To consider the Executive's response to the first round of Budget Scrutiny from their meeting held on 7 December 2020.
(Copy Minutes herewith)
To consider and comment upon the Executive's draft Budget proposals.
(Copy herewith).
(a) Budget Update - Revenue Estimates 2021/22 to 2025/26
Officer: Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
Report: RD.42/20 herewith
Officer: Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
Report: RD.43/20 herewith

Background:
The Budget reports are submitted for information.

Why are these items on the agenda?
Annual Scrutiny as part of the Budget process.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Scrutinise the reports and provide feedback to the Executive.  
Portfolio:    Finance, Governance and Resources
Directorate:  Finance and Resources 
Officer: Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
Report:  RD.44/20 herewith
Background:
The Corporate Director of Finance and Resources to submit the Council's Treasury Management Strategy for 2021/22, in accordance with the CIPFA Code of Practice on Treasury Management.  The Investment Strategy and Minimum Reserve Position (MRP) Strategy for 2021/22 are also incorporated as part of the Statement.  

Why is this item on the agenda?
Annual Scrutiny as part of the Budget process. 

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Scrutinise the report and provide feedback to the Executive. 
A.5 Pdf COVID 19 UPDATE (336Kb)
Portfolio: Finance, Governance and Resources
Directorate: Finance and Resources
Officer: Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and
Resources
Report: RD.51/20 herewith

Background:
The Corporate Director of Finance and Resources to submit a report setting out the impact COVID-19 has had on the Council’s financial and governance arrangements.

Why is this item on the agenda?
The Panel requested a report that focused on Covid-19 impacts on the Council’s financial decisions at their meeting on 15th October 2020.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Members of the Panel are requested to note the contents of this report.

Portfolio:  Cross Cutting 
Directorate:   Cross Cutting
Officer:  Rowan Jones, Overview and Scrutiny Officer
Report:  OS.01/21 herewith 
Background: 
To consider a report an overview of matters related to the work of the Business and Transformation Scrutiny Panel.

Why is this item on the agenda?
The Business and Transformation Scrutiny Panel operates within a work programme which has been set for the 2020/21 municipal year.  The plan will be reviewed at every meeting so that it can be adjusted to reflect the wishes of the Panel and take into account items relevant to this Panel in the latest Notice of Executive Key Decisions.

What Panel being asked to do?
- Note the items (within Panel remit) on the most recent Notice of Executive Key Decisions
- Discuss the Work Programme and prioritise as necessary.
Exempt Items

-NIL-

Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers etc to:  Rachel Plant, Democratic Services Officer - rachel.plant@carlisle.gov.uk

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor John Paton  
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.

Visitors

ALSO
PRESENT:    Councillor J Mallinson, Leader
Councillor Ellis, Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio Holder
Councillor Mrs Mallinson, Communities, Health and Wellbeing Portfolio Holder
Councillor Christian, Environment and Transport Portfolio Holder

OFFICERS:   Deputy Chief Executive
 
                     Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
              
Client Side Project Manager
     
Construction Administrator
                      Overview and Scrutiny Officer