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Executive
13 Dec 2021 - 16:03 to 16:06
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Agenda

Standard Items

SPECIAL MEETING


APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies for absence.

EX.144/21
Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillor Nigel Christian and the Deputy Chief Executive. 
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and any interests, relating to any items on the agenda at this stage.

EX.145/21
There were no declarations of interest submitted.
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.

EX.146/21

RESOLVED – That the Agenda be agreed as circulated.

Public Items
A.1 BUDGET 2022/23 – FEEDBACK FROM THE SCRUTINY PANELS ON THE DRAFT BUDGET REPORTS

(Key Decision – KD.10/21)

To consider the Minutes of the undernoted Scrutiny Panel meetings relative to the Budget Reports considered by the Executive on 22 November 2021:

(a) Health and Wellbeing Scrutiny Panel – 25 November 2021

(b) Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel – 2 December 2021

(c) Business and Transformation Scrutiny Panel – 7 December 2021

(Copy Minutes to follow)

Background Papers – various financial reports being considered as part of the Budget process are available on the Council’s website – https://carlisle.cmis.uk.com/

 

EX.147/21
(Key Decision KD.10/21)

Portfolio:     Finance, Governance and Resources

Relevant Scrutiny Panel:

Health and Wellbeing; Economic Growth; Business and Transformation

Subject Matter:

The Deputy Leader indicated that the Scrutiny Panels had scrutinised the draft Budget Reports for 2022/23 considered by the Executive on 22 November 2021.

The Executive considered the feedback from the Scrutiny Panel, as detailed within the Panel meeting as follows, copies of which were submitted:

(a)     Health and Wellbeing - 25 November 2021 (HWSP.77/21)

The Deputy Leader reported that there were no recommendations from the Panel.

The Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Scrutiny Panel had been invited to speak but was not in attendance today.

(b)     Economic Growth - 2 December 2021 (EGSP.77/21)

The Deputy Leader stated that, having scrutinised the Charges Review Report 2022/23 Community Services, the Panel had requested that the Executive consider freezing the first hour of the car parking fees for all council owned car parks along with a review of the Talkin Tarn parking permit policy.

The Vice Chair of the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel had been invited to address the Executive but was not present at the meeting.

The Deputy Leader reported that the Executive would explore the recommendation from the Scrutiny Panel and hoped to incorporate the proposal into the budget.

(c)     Business and Transformation Scrutiny Panel - 7 December 2021 (BTSP.90/21)

The Chair of the Business and Transformation Scrutiny Panel began by expressing the Panel's thanks to officers for producing the budget documentation.  He stated that the Panel had endorsed the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel's recommendation to freeze the car parking charges for the first hour of use and the review of the Talkin Tarn permit policy.  The Panel had also recommended to the Executive that the City Council freeze their portion of the Council Tax for 2022/23.

The Deputy Leader thanked the Chair of the Business and Transformation Scrutiny Panel for the recommendations and stated that the Executive would incorporate the proposed freeze on the Council's portion of the Council Tax into the budget if it was possible.

Summary of options rejected     None

DECISION

That the Scrutiny Panels be thanked for their scrutiny of the draft Budget reports; and their comments / recommendations, as detailed within the Minutes submitted, be taken into consideration as part of the Executive’s deliberations on the 2022/23 Budget.

Reasons for Decision

The views of the Scrutiny Panels be taken into consideration as part of the 2022/23 Budget process.

Exempt Items

- NIL - 

Members of the Executive

Councillor J Mallinson (Leader's Portfolio)

Councillor G Ellis (Deputy Leader, and Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio Holder)
Councillor N Christian (Environment and Transport Portfolio Holder)
Councillor S Higgs (Culture, Heritage and Leisure Portfolio Holder)
Councillor Mrs E Mallinson (Communities, Health and Wellbeing Portfolio Holder)
Councillor P Nedved (Economy, Enterprise and Housing Portfolio Holder)

Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers etc to: 
committeeservices@carlisle.gov.uk

Notes to Members:
Decisions made at this meeting, if not subject to call-in, will normally become live on 23 December 2021

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending Apology
Councillor Nigel Edward Christian 
NameReason for Absence
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:     Chair of the Business and Transformation Scrutiny Panel

Officers:     Town Clerk and Chief Executive
                    Corporate Director of Governance and Regulatory Services
                    Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
                    Corporate Director of Economic Development