Agenda and draft minutes

Agenda and draft minutes

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Note: This meeting will not take place because there will not be a quorum 

Items
No. Item

33.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were noted from Councillors Arshad and Hayes.

34.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

None.

35.

Scrutiny comments and/or recommendations

The Group is asked to consider any comments and/or recommendations from the Companies’ Scrutiny Panel on matters not on the agenda.

 

Representatives of the Companies’ Scrutiny Panel may also comment on substantive items.

 

Minutes:

There were no recommendations from the Companies Scrutiny Panel tabled under this agenda item but members of the Companies Scrutiny Panel contributed to the discussions on all agenda items as minuted.

36.

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:

The SJVG passed 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, Town Hall, St Aldate’s Oxford OX1 1BX their presence could involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as described in specific paragraphs of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

37.

OXWED LLP: Stage 2 update - March 2022 [private]

The Council’s representatives on the OxWED and supporting officers:

Tom Bridgman, Director

Caroline Green, Director

Jane Winfield, Director

Kevin Minns, Managing Director

Purpose of the report:

This report provides an update into the activities of OxWED LLP

Recommendation:

That the Shareholder and Joint Venture Group resolves to note the contents of the report.

 

Minutes:

The following were present for this item:

Kevin Minns, Managing Director, OxWED

Tom Bridgman, Director, OxWED

Jane Winfield, Director, OxWED

Lindsay Cane, Company Secretary

The SJVG considered a report which provided an update on the Stage 2 workstreams and asked the Members of SJVG to note the contents of this report.

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.

38.

Oxford City Housing Limited (OCHL): Finance and Scheme Update Report [private]

The following Oxford City Housing Limited (OCHL) representatives and supporting officers are expected to attend for this item:

Helen Horne, Managing Director

Sarah Knight, Head of Development

Kerry Kyriacou, Chair

David Watt, Finance Business Partner

Purpose of the report

This report provides an update into the activities of OCHL over the past quarter.

Recommendation

That the Shareholder and Joint Venture Group resolves to:

1.         Note and comment on the current position with regard to OCHL’s development programme, financial performance KPI’s and Stability and Growth Strategy, presentation and risk profile.

2.         Approve the principle of the Stability and Growth Strategy for further financial modelling to be completed and options to be presented at a future Shareholder Joint Venture Group which would include the impact on the whole group including the Council.

Minutes:

The following were present for this item:

Helen Horne, Managing Director, OCHL

Sarah Knight, Development Director, OCHL

Lindsay Cane, Company Secretary, OCHL

David Watt, Strategic Finance Manager, OCHL

Kerry Kyriacou, Chair

Jane Winfield, Director

The SJVG considered a report which provided an update of OCHL over the past quarter.

Helen Horne, Managing Director of OCHL introduced the report and answered questions from those members of the SJVG and Companies’ Scrutiny Panel present at the meeting in a private session.

The SJVG noted the report, however due to the informality of the meeting were unable to approve any recommendations which will be carried to the next meeting.

39.

Barton Oxford LLP: Quarterly Progress Report - March 2022 [public]

The Council’s representatives on the Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) and supporting officers:

Stephen Clarke, Director

Carolyn Ploszynski, Director

Jane Winfield, Director

Sarah Knight, Head of Development (Housing Services)

Purpose of the report:

This report provides an update into the activities of Barton Oxford LLP (BOLLP) over the past quarter.

Recommendation:

That the Shareholder and Joint Venture Group resolves to note the contents of the report.

 

Minutes:

The following were present for this item:

Jane Winfield, Director

Sarah Knight, Head of Development

The SJVG considered a report which provided an update into the activities of Barton Oxford LLP (BOLLP) over the past quarter.

Sarah Knight, Head of Development, introduced the report and answered questions from those members of the SJVG and Companies’ Scrutiny Panel present at the meeting.

The SJVG noted the report.

40.

Minutes of the previous meeting [part private] pdf icon PDF 293 KB

Recommendation: to approve the public and private minutes of the Shareholder and Joint Venture Group meeting on 1 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.