Agenda and minutes

Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

25.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

26.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 200 KB

The Housing Group Shareholder Committee is recommended to approvethe minutes of the previous meeting held on 22 January 2019.

 

Minutes:

The Housing Group Shareholder resolved to approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 22 January 2019.

27.

Appointment of a Director to the Boards of the Housing Group of companies pdf icon PDF 177 KB

The Company Secretary will present this item.

 

Recommendation(s):

That the Housing Group Shareholder resolves to:

1.       Appoint Richard Connolly as a Director of Oxford City Housing Limited, Oxford City Housing (Development) Limited and Oxford City Housing (Investment) Limited with immediate effect.

 

 

Minutes:

The Company Secretary presented the report. Councillor Rowley commended the appointment of Richard Connolly to the Shareholder.

 

The Housing Group Shareholder resolved to:

1.       Appoint Richard Connolly as a Director of Oxford City Housing Limited, Oxford City Housing (Development) Limited and Oxford City Housing (Investment) Limited with immediate effect.

 

In discussion the Shareholder requested that the Monitoring Officer and Company officers provide a briefing paper on the selection process for Company Directors and specifically on the role of the Shareholder in the selection process.

Items to be considered in private - matters exempt from publication

The Shareholder resolved to:

exclude the press and the public from the meeting during consideration of any of the items on the exempt from publication part of the agenda, in accordance with the provisions of Paragraph 4(2)(b) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 on the grounds that their presence could involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as described in specific paragraphs of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

28.

Recommendations from the Companies' Scrutiny Panel pdf icon PDF 211 KB

The Shareholder is invited to consider any recommendations arising from the Companies’ Scrutiny Panel meeting on 28 May 2019.

 

Any such recommendations will be circulated as a supplement to this agenda.

Minutes:

Discussed in private session.

29.

The future strategic direction of the Council's Group of Housing Companies pdf icon PDF 278 KB

 

To consider and approve changes to the arrangements between the Council’s Group of Housing companies and the Council’s Housing Revenue Account for the delivery of affordable housing in response to recent government policy changes and to agree to a review of future Housing Group development with a view to expanding activity and accelerating affordable housing delivery.

 

Recommendation(s):

1.       The Shareholder is asked to approve the change in company policy as recommended in paragraph 8.

2.       The Shareholder is asked to agree the objectives of the review of the future role of OCHL group of companies as detailed at paragraph 10 of the report.

3.       The Shareholder is asked to agree the revised Oxford City Housing Limited business plan as detailed at Appendix 1.

Minutes:

Discussed in private session.

 

30.

Confidential minutes of the previous meeting

The Housing Group Shareholder Committee is recommended to approvethe confidential minutes of the previous meeting held on 22 January 2019.

Minutes:

The Housing Group Shareholder resolved to approve the confidential minutes of the previous meeting held on 22 January 2019.