Agenda and draft minutes

Agenda and draft minutes

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Note: Informal meeting of the members of the Shareholder and Joint Venture Group 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were noted from Councillors Hayes and Turner.

2.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

None received.

3.

SJVG Confidentiality and private session

If the SJVG wishes 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, it will be necessary for the SJVG to pass a resolution 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.

The SJVG may maintain the exemption if and so long as, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Minutes:

This meeting was held as an informal private meeting, with no decisions being taken, therefore there was not a requirement to pass a resolution in accordance with the provisions of Paragraph 4(2)(b) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 to exclude the press and members of the public on the grounds that Oxford City Council  

4.

Oxford DIrect Services Ltd and Oxford Direct Services Trading Ltd (Private)

Those who may attend for this company’s items:

Company Directors:

Simon Howick

Tim Sadler

Others in attendance:

Lindsay Cane (Company Secretary)

Gregor Budde (Finance Director)

Minutes:

Present for this part of the meeting:

Tim Sadler (Chair of ODSL.ODSTL)

Simon Howick (Managing Director)

Jane Lubbock (Commercial Director)

Gregor Budde (Executive Director - Finance)

Lindsay Cane (Company Secretary)

5.

ODS Group performance report

To update the Shareholder Group on the ODS Group performance 2021/22 and plans for 22/23.

The Shareholder and Joint Venture Group resolves:

1.    To note ODS Group performance to date for the financial year 2021/22

2.    To note the update on the commercial business

3.    To note the commentary on assurance, risks and mitigation

4.    To note the new Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Plan

Commentary from the Council’s Head of Financial Services is also included

Minutes:

The SJVG received a report updating the Group on the ODS Group performance for 2021/22 and plans for 2022/23 and commentary from the Council’s Head of Financial Services.

The Shareholder and Joint Venture Group discussed the report in private session.  Members of the Companies Scrutiny Panel contributed questions and comments.

The Shareholder and Joint Venture Group noted the contents of the report.

6.

Minutes of the previous meeting [part private] pdf icon PDF 388 KB

Recommendation: to note the public and private minutes of the Shareholder and Joint Venture Group meeting on 20 December 2021 as a true and correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Adoption of the public and private minutes of the Shareholder and Joint Venture Group will be carried forward to the next meeting.