Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1, Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Adam Rees 

Items
No. Item

50.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Johnson and Purton.

51.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

None.

52.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 17 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 24 November 2016.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 24 November 2016 are agreed as a correct record and signed by the Leader.

53.

Matters Arising

Any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.

Minutes:

John Phillips, Managing Director, HTS (Property and Environment) Limited explained that the figure of £1.151 million included in the HTS (Property and Environment) Limited Business Plan was the estimated level of profit for the 2019/20 financial year.

 

The figure of £1.5 million was a rolling average level of profit over a three year period. However, the correct figure was £1.7 million.

54.

Sub Committee Work Plan pdf icon PDF 22 KB

To review the Sub Committee’s work plan. The work plan is being updated following the HTS Board meeting on 10 January 2017 and will be to follow as a result.

Minutes:

The Work Plan was noted.

55.

Transition Plan Update pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To receive an update on the project plan for the transition of the Council’s housing and environmental services from the Joint Venture Company of HTS (Property and Environment) Limited.

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received an update on the transition from the current Joint Venture Company to HTS (Property and Environment) Limited. It was noted that insurance had now been secured, the necessary ICT infrastructure was now up and running, and that the outstanding work surrounding pensions had been completed.

 

John Phillips explained there had been an issue with Kier Harlow providing the required contemporary detail surrounding training of staff. If this issue were not resolved by the completion of the transition it would not impact upon services.

 

He then provided an update on the fleet arrangements, the supply of equipment, outstanding legal requirements and the introduction of the necessary governance arrangements.

 

In response to questions by Councillors, John Phillips, outlined the arrangements which would be in place for emergency cover on the day of the transition, ICT data migration and the transfer of outstanding jobs from Kier Harlow to HTS.

 

RESOLVED that the Transition Plan was noted.

56.

References from the LATC Board of Directors

None.

Minutes:

None.

57.

Matters of Urgent Business

To deal with any matters of an urgent nature.

Minutes:

None.

58.

Date of next meeting

27 April 2017.

Minutes:

30 March 2017.