Decision details

Decision details

Integrated Performance Report Q4 2015/16

Decision Maker: City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


These reports detail the Council’s finances, risk and performance as at the end of each financial quarter for 2015/16 and may present budgetary amendments in the light of that information:

·         Q1, 30 June – report in September 2015

·         Q2, 30 September - report in December 2015

·         Q3, 31 December - report in March 2016

·         Q4, 31 March 2016 - report in June 2016


The Head of Financial Services and Head of Business Improvementsubmitted a report which provided an update on Finance, Risk and Performance as at the end of the financial year.


The Board Member, Corporate Strategy and Economic Development introduced the report, highlighting the General Fund underspend and the fact that the majority of Corporate performance targets had been delivered as planned.


In discussion the Board reflected on the continuing problems of staff recruitment and retention which impacted the Council’s own services and other employers in the city. The Board was pleased to note the achievement of the following performance targets:

·         64.9% Council spend with local businesses against a 50% target

·         an actual achievement of 637 Tonnes against a target of 454 Tonnes for the implementation of measures to reduce the City Council’s carbon footprint by 5% each year


The Head of Financial Services undertook to provide the Board with a written explanation for the reported overspend on the new Council website (C3053).


The City Executive Board resolved to:

1.         Note the financial outturn and performance of the Council for the year 2015/16 and also the position on risks outstanding as at 31 March 2016;

2.         Agree the carry forward requests outlined at paragraphs 7 and detailed in Appendix 4 and recommend to Council the establishment of budgetary provision in respect of the new bids show in paragraphs 7 and Appendix 4;

3.         Agree the transfers to General Fund earmarked reserves detailed paragraph 7;

4.         Agree the transfers to Housing Revenue Account (HRA) earmarked reserves as detailed in paragraph 9;

5.         Agree the capital carry forwards as detailed in paragraph 13 Appendix 2.

Publication date: 17/06/2016

Date of decision: 16/06/2016

Decided at meeting: 16/06/2016 - City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Effective from: 22/06/2016

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