Agenda and minutes

Corporate Select Committee
Monday, 22nd July, 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: Meeting Room A - Buxton Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Rachel Rourke Telephone: 01298 28400 ex. 2139  Email: rachel.rourke@highpeak.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

20/8

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the minutes of the meeting held on 10 June 2019 be approved as a correct record.

20/9

Fourth Quarter Financial, Procurement and Performance Review 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report informed members of the Council’s overall performance and financial position for the period ended 31st March (“Fourth Quarter 2018/19”). Issues discussed included:

·         McCloud judgement

·         Increase in DCC disabled facilities grant

·         Underspend of £628,373

·         Planned new fleet management vehicles

·         Enhancing the repair service

·         Recycling red bag collection

·         Reports to Community Select

·         Rearranging meetings and scrutiny of the Corporate Plan

·         Advertising/sponsorship report to Corporate Select

·         ANSA diligence review and phase 3

·         Review of targets and performance

 

Councillor B McKeown would be updated about the red bag collections.

 

RESOLVED: That the Executive be recommended to:

 

·         Note the Fourth Quarter 2018/19 financial, procurement and performance position detailed in Appendices A, B and C of the report and summarised at 3.3 of the covering report

·         Approve the allocation of the surplus on the General Fund Revenue Account to reserves as explained in Appendix A (paragraph 2.10) of the report

·         Approve the carry forward unspent revenue budget as described in Appendix A (Paragraph 2.13) of the report

·         Approve the carry forward unspent capital budget as set out in Appendix A (Paragraph 7.6 and 8.4) of the report.

 

 

 

20/10

Recommendations from the Council Tax Working Group pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a recommendation by the Council Tax Collection Working Group for the Council to adopt the Citizens Advice Council Tax Protocol.

 

RESOLVED: That the Executive be recommended to:

 

·         Adopt the Citizens Advice Council Tax Protocol as attached at Appendix A to the report;

·         Note the issues that will need to be addressed as detailed in section 9.3 of the report; and

·         Note the additional work that is to be undertaken by the Working Group as set out in section 10 of the report.

 

 

20/11

Select Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Minutes:

Corporate Plan and Peer Review to be added.  Review of call centre operation and IT to 25 November.  It was reported that a visit to a call centre was being planned, open to all members.  Glossop Market roof could be considered by asset Management Sub-Committee. Economy and Growth were establishing a Public Transport Working Group.

 

RESOLVED: That the Select Committee Work Programme as amended be noted.

20/12

Exclusion of Press and Public

To resolve that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business as there may be disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business as there be disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

20/13

Planning and Regeneration Staffing Structure

Minutes:

Proposals for revised staffing structures for Planning and Regeneration were considered.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the Executive be recommended to approve the proposed staffing structure for Planning and Regeneration at Appendix C and Appendix D to the report.

 

 

20/14

Supply and Installation of Kitchens - HRA Capital Programme 2019/20 & 2020/21 - Contract Award

Minutes:

Details of the tender returns for the supply and installation of kitchens at various properties owned by the Council for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 programmes were considered.  The procurement exercise made provision to extend the contract agreement for a further one year, subject to performance and to suit the strategic needs of the Council.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.    That the report be noted: and

 

2.    That the Executive be recommended to approve the award of the contract to Wright Build Ltd (based in Manchester).

 

 

20/15

Review of Service Delivery Options for Housing Repairs

Minutes:

The report considered the service delivery options for the Council’s Housing Repairs Service.

 

RESOLVED: That the Executive recommended to approve the recommendations detailed in the report.