Agenda and decisions

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Contact: Nicola Gittins on 01352 702345  Email: nicola.gittins@flintshire.gov.uk

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2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 305 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 19th October 2021.

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Decision:

That the minutes be approved as a correct record.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any Declarations and advise Members accordingly.

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Decision:

None.

4.

Chair's Communications

To receive the communications as circulated.

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Decision:

Noted.

5.

Petitions

This is an opportunity for Members of Council to submit petitions on behalf of people in their ward. Once received, petitions are passed to the appropriate Chief Officer for action and response.

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Decision:

None.

6.

Capital Strategy 2022/23 – 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 250 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the Capital Strategy be approved; and

 

(b)       That the following be approved:

           

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

·         Delegated authority be granted 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)

7.

Capital Programme 2022/23 – 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 550 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the allocations and schemes in Table 3 for the Statutory/Regulatory and Retained Assets sections of the Council Fund Capital Programme 2022/23 – 2024/25 be approved;

 

(b)       That the schemes included in Table 4 for Investment section of the Council Fund Capital Programme 2022/23 – 2024/25 be approved;

 

(c)        That it be noted that the shortfall in funding of schemes in 2022/23, 2023/24 and 2024/25 in Table 5 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; and

 

(d)       That the schemes included in Table 6 be approved for the specifically funded section of the Council Fund Capital Programme which will be funded in part through borrowing.

Item 7 - Capital Programme presentation slides pdf icon PDF 681 KB

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8.

Licensing Act 2003 Draft Statement of Licensing Policy December 2021 – December 2026 pdf icon PDF 98 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the Draft Statement of Licensing Policy, spanning a five year period up until December 2026, be adopted; and

 

(b)       Any decision to make changes to the policy during the five year term be delegated to the Licensing Committee.

9.

Treasury Management Annual Report pdf icon PDF 329 KB

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Decision:

That the Treasury Management Annual Report for 2020/21 be approved.

10.

Review of Political Balance pdf icon PDF 67 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the seats on Committees be allocated in accordance with political balance as shown in Appendix A; and

 

(b)       That any changes to nominees be notified to the Democratic Services Manager as soon as possible.

11.

Governance and Audit Committee Annual Report pdf icon PDF 90 KB

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Decision:

That the Governance and Audit Committee’s Annual Report for 2020/21 be approved.

12.

Overview & Scrutiny Annual Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 76 KB

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Decision:

That the Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report for 2020/21 be received.

13.

Public Question Time

This item is to receive any Public Questions: none were received by the deadline.

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Decision:

None.

14.

Questions

To note the answers to any questions submitted in accordance with County Council Standing Order No. 9.4(A): none were received by the deadline.

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Decision:

None.

15.

Questions from Members on Committee Minutes

The Minute Book, Edition 1 2021/22 has been circulated to Members.  Members are now entitled to ask questions on these minutes, subject to certain limitations, and answers will be provided at the meeting.  Members are requested to bring to the meeting their copy of the Minute Book.  Any questions must have been received by the Democratic Services Manager prior to the close of business on Wednesday 1st December, 2021:  none were received by the deadline.

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Decision:

None.

16.

Notice of Motion pdf icon PDF 51 KB

This item is to receive any Notices of Motion.

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Decision:

(1)       That the Notice of Motion be supported.

 

(2)       that the Notice of Motion be supported, along with the amendment received by Councillor Ibbotson and accepted by Councillor Woolley and Councillor Peers.

Members of the Press and Public in Attendance

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17.

Recognition of Service by Retiring Head of Democratic Services

To recognise the 25 years of service at Flintshire County Council of Robert Robins, the retiring Head of Democratic Services.

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Decision:

That the tributes to the retiring Head of Democratic Services be noted.