Agenda

Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Substitutes are not allowed.

2.

Declarations of interest

3.

Finance and Performance Panel Work Plan pdf icon PDF 113 KB

For the Panel to note and agree its work plan, which can be adjusted to reflect the wishes of the Panel.

 

4.

Notes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 381 KB

The Panel is recommended to approve the record of the meeting held on29 September 2020, having raised any necessary questions or amendments.

5.

Treasury Management Mid –Year Report pdf icon PDF 661 KB

The Panel is recommended to consider the Treasury Management Mid-year Report and make any recommendations to Cabinet accordingly.

Bill Lewis, Financial Accounting Manager, will be available to present the report and answer any questions.

Additional documents:

6.

Integrated Performance Report 2020/21 Q2 pdf icon PDF 486 KB

The Panel is recommended to consider the Integrated Performance Report Q2, detailing the main issues around finance, performance and risk, and to make any recommendations to Cabinet accordingly.

Nigel Kennedy, Head of Financial Services, and Anna Winship, Management Accountancy Manager, will be available to present the report and respond to questions.

Additional documents:

7.

Written Questions for Budget Review Group

The Panel is asked to consider the proposed list of questions submitted to Directors and Heads of Service for written responses as the starting point for discussion in the forthcoming Budget Review Group. The Panel is recommended to agree the list having made any necessary amendments.

NB The list of questions and proposed draft budget pack will be issued separately as a supplement.

8.

Date of next meeting

Meetings are scheduled as follows:

 

-       27 January 2021

 

The Panel is also asked to note the dates of the Budget Review Group:

 

-       04 January 2021

-       06 January 2021

-       11 January 2021

 

All meetings begin at 6.00pm.

9.

Confidential Session

Should the Panel consider it necessary to go into confidential session, it will be necessary 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 during discussion of this item on the grounds that it might involve disclosure of exempt information as described in the relevant paragraphs of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

10.

Boswells Department Store pdf icon PDF 132 KB

The Panel is recommended to consider the proposals for the site of the former Boswells store and make any recommendations to Cabinet accordingly.

Jane Winfield, Head of Commercial, and Emma Gubbins, Senior Surveyor, will be available to present the report and respond to questions.

Additional documents:

11.

Further discussion - Integrated Performance Report Q2 (Commercial Property)

The Panel is recommended that if it wishes to consider in detail the recommendation of the Integrated Performance Report Q2 concerning the Council’s Commercial Property Strategy, it do so here. The advice of the Council’s agents is included for further information.

Councillor Ed Turner, Cabinet Member for Finance and Asset Management and Jane Winfield, Head of Commercial Property will be present to answer questions.