Agenda and decisions

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2.

Declarations of Interest (Including Whipping Declarations)

To receive any Declarations and advise Members accordingly.

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Decision:

Councillor Paul Shotton declared a personal interest on agenda item 4 as a member of the North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting on 14 October 2021.

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Decision:

That the minutes be approved as a correct record.

4.

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service - A Personal Perspective from the new Chief Fire Officer

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Decision:

That the Chief Fire Officer be thanked for her attendance and her presentation.

5.

Action Tracking pdf icon PDF 75 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the Committee notes the progress which has been made; and

 

(b)       That a joint letter be sent to the Chief Executive of the Health Board signed by the Chairs of this Committee and the Social & Health Care Overview & Scrutiny Committee to (i) express appreciation of the response, and (ii) reinforce concerns about the appeals process for disputed funded cases and the current debt level.

6.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the Forward Work Programme be approved, as varied at the meeting; and

 

(b)       That the Head of Democratic Services, in consultation with the Committee Chairman, be authorised to vary the Forward Work Programme between meetings, as the need arises.

7.

Housing Rent Income - Audit Wales pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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Decision:

That the proposals for improvement, as set out within the report, be adopted.

8.

Capital Strategy including Prudential Indicators 2022/23 - 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 260 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the Committee recommends the Capital Strategy to Cabinet; and

 

(b)       That the Committee recommends to Cabinet:-

 

·         The Prudential Indicators for 2022/23 - 2024/25 as detailed within Tables 1, and 4-7 of the Capital Strategy, and

 

·         Delegated authority for the Corporate Finance Manager to effect movements between the separately agreed limits within the authorised limit for external debt and the operational boundary for external debt (Table 6 of the Capital Strategy).

9.

Capital Programme 2022/23 - 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 586 KB

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Decision:

That the Committee:

 

(a)       Supports the allocations and schemes in Table 3 (paragraph 1.09) for the Statutory/Regulatory and Retained Assets sections of the Council Fund Capital Programme 2022/23-2024/25; noting that officers will review potential changes between allocations in the Retained Assets and the Regulatory sections as requested;

 

(b)       Supports the schemes included in Table 4 (paragraph 1.29) for the Investment section of the Council Fund Capital Programme 2022/23-2024/25;

 

(c)       Notes that the shortfall in funding of schemes in 2022/23, 2023/24 and 2024/25 in Table 5 (paragraph 1.38) at this point in the approval process allows flexibility.  Options including a combination of future capital receipts, alternative grants (if available), prudential borrowing or the re-phasing of schemes will be considered during 2022/23, and included in future Capital Programme reports;

 

(d)       Supports the schemes included in Table 6 (paragraph 1.44) for the specifically funded section of the Council Fund Capital Programme which will be funded in part through borrowing; and

 

(e)       That the Committee confirms that it has no comments for Cabinet to consider before the Capital Programme 2022/23-2024/25 report is considered by Council.

Item 9 - Capital Programme presentation slides pdf icon PDF 699 KB

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10.

Revenue Budget Monitoring 2021/22 (Month 6) and Capital Programme Monitoring 2021/22 (Month 6) pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That having considered the Revenue Budget Monitoring 2021/22 (Month 6) report, the Committee confirms that there are no specific matters to be raised with Cabinet; and

 

(b)       That having considered the Capital Programme Monitoring 2021/22 (Month 6) report, the Committee confirms that there are no specific matters to be raised with Cabinet.

Members of the Press and Public in Attendance

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Decision:

There were no members of the press in attendance.