Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Thursday 25 November 2021 1.45 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Shire Hall. View directions

Contact: Deb Moseley - Democratic Services Team Leader 

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Items
No. Item

1.

General

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1(1)

Apologies

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1(2)

Disclosures of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

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1(3)

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 393 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 14 October 2021.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held on Thursday, 14 October 2021 were agreed as an accurate record to be signed by the Chair.

1(4)

Public Speaking

To note any requests to speak on any items that are on the agenda in accordance with the Council’s Public Speaking Scheme (see footnote to this agenda).

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2.

Quarter 2 Council Plan 2020-2025 Quarterly Progress Report (April 2021 to September 2021) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

A report that presents Cabinet with an update on the Council’s performance set against the targets contained in the Corporate Plan.

 

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Andy Jenns

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

That Cabinet notes progress on the delivery of the Council Plan 2020 - 2025 for the period as contained in the report.

3.

2021-22 Financial Monitoring - Forecast position as at Quarter 2 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

This report provides Cabinet with an update on the Council’s financial performance.

 

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Peter Butlin

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

That Cabinet:

 

1.     Notes the adjusted forecast underspend of £0.114m that would contribute to the Directorate and General Risk Reserves at the end of 2021/22.

2.     Notes the forecast under-delivery of the 2021/22 savings requirement to the value of £0.726m.

3.     Notes the forecast capital spend for 2021/22 of £168.424m, of which £151.433m is capital payments controllable by the County Council and the balance, of £16.991m, relates to schemes funded by s278 developer contributions where the timing is not directly controllable by the Council.

4.     Approves the carry forward of the reprofiled spend on the capital programme of £15.590m in 2021/22 into future years and notes the carry forward of s278 contributions of £15.871m that is not directly controllable by the Council.

4.

Treasury Management Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

A report that provides an update to Cabinet on Treasury Management.

 

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Peter Butlin

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

That Cabinet notes the Treasury Management activity and performance in respect of the first 6 months of the 21/22 financial year.

5.

2020-21 Annual Governance Statement pdf icon PDF 192 KB

After consideration by the Audit and Standards Committee on 4 November 2021, the Annual Governance Statement is now before Cabinet prior to final approval by Council.

 

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Peter Butlin

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

That Cabinet endorses the 2020/21 Annual Governance Statement and recommends it to Full Council for approval.

6.

Climate Change Action Plans pdf icon PDF 221 KB

This report seeks approval of funding from the Climate Change Investment Fund to take forward ambitions to work across the region with partners to deliver a Net Zero by 2050 Climate Change Action Plan.

 

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Heather Timms

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

That Cabinet approves the allocation of £200,000 from the Climate Change Investment Fund to take forward work across the sub-region with partners to deliver a response to COP26, using the funding to deliver the actions set out in section 2 of the report.

7.

Community Powered Warwickshire Ground Breaker, Partner Mobilisation and Mainstreaming Phases pdf icon PDF 359 KB

A report that provides details on Community Powered Warwickshire Ground Breakers, Partner Mobilisation and Mainstreaming phases and seeks Cabinet approval for the next steps around the programme.

 

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Heather Timms

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

That Cabinet:

 

1.     Notes the completed analysis phase of the Community Powered Warwickshire programme, as set out in section 3 of the report.

2.     Approves the proposed next steps for the ground breaker, partner mobilisation and mainstreaming phases of the programme, as set out in sections 4 to 6 of the report.

8.

Coventry and Warwickshire Joint Autism Strategy pdf icon PDF 416 KB

This report updates Cabinet on the progress to date to develop and implement the joint All Age Autism Strategy for Coventry and Warwickshire 2021-26 and seeks endorsement of  the joint All Age Autism Strategy for Coventry and Warwickshire 2021-26.

 

Portfolio Holders – Councillors Margaret Bell and Jeff Morgan

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

That Cabinet

 

1.     Endorses the joint All Age Autism Strategy for Coventry and Warwickshire 2021-26.

2.     Authorises the Strategic Director for People (in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Adult Social Care & Health and the Portfolio Holder for Children, Families & Education) to approve the Strategy Delivery Plans and Written Statements of Action for each year.

9.

Gas Contract Renewal pdf icon PDF 212 KB

This is a report seeking approval to enter into a framework contract for the purchase of gas through ESPO’s Gas Framework, for the period April 2023 – March 2027.

 

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Peter Butlin

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

That Cabinet agree to the Council entering a framework contract for the purchase of gas through ESPO’s Gas Framework, for the period April 2023 – March 2027 on terms and conditions considered acceptable to the Strategic Director for Resources, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Property.

10.

Reports Containing Exempt or Confidential Information

To consider passing the following resolution:

 

‘That members of the public be excluded from the meeting for the items mentioned below on the grounds that their presence would involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972’.

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11.

Exempt Minutes of the 14 October 2021 Meeting of Cabinet

To consider the exempt minutes of the 14 October 2021 meeting of Cabinet.

Decision:

The exempt minutes of the meeting of Cabinet held on 14 October 2021 were agreed.

12.

HROD and Payroll System Contract

An exempt report concerning the procurement process for the provision of a HR and Payroll system.

 

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Andy Jenns

Decision:

The recommendations were agreed as set out in the exempt minutes.

13.

Cubbington Site Options

An exempt report presenting options and recommendations for remediation of fly tipping on site.

 

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Peter Butlin

Decision:

The recommendations were agreed as set out in the exempt minutes.