Agenda and minutes

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Contact: Lisa Thornett 

Items
No. Item

26.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from Councillors.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received by Councillors Ian Beckett and Mike Garnett.

27.

Declarations of Interest

To receive Councillors’ declarations of interest (if any) in relation to any matters on the agenda.

Minutes:

None.

28.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 21 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 05 December 2017.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 5 December 2017 be agreed as a correct record.

29.

Matters arising

Any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.

Minutes:

None.

30.

Treasury Strategy Management Review pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Working Group considered a report on the Treasury Management Strategy (TMS), which set out how the Council’s TMS worked and the underpinning principles. The Working Group was also asked to refer any specific issues to the Cabinet for consideration.

 

The Working Group expressed concerns about the impact of recently published revisions to both the CIPFA code and Government Guidance.

 

RESOLVED that:

 

A     The report and the underpinning principles supporting the Council’s Treasury Management Strategy were noted.

 

B    Identified concerns relating to impact of recently published revisions to both the CIPFA code and Government Guidance were referred to Cabinet for consideration.

31.

Work Plan pdf icon PDF 19 KB

To review the Overview Working Group’s work plan for the current year.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Work Plan was noted.

 

32.

Matters of Urgent Business

Such other business which, in the opinion of the Chair, should be received as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the minutes.

Minutes:

Adam Rees, Governance Support Officer, said that at the meeting on 19 October the Working Group agreed to set up an Officer working group to help conduct the review into community engagement. The officer working group has asked that a councillor working group was established as well to help with the review.

 

RESOLVED that Councillors Simon Carter, Tony Edwards, Maggie Hulcoop, John Strachan and Clive Souter would a form a community engagement councillor working party.