Agenda and decisions

Venue: Remote Meeting

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

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1.

Presentations

To celebrate the Social Services Accolades where NEWCIS won the award for its ‘Bridging the Gap’ project, which allows unpaid carers to access reliable and flexible respite solutions.  It allows carers to take a break to suit their needs and can support an urgent need for respite.

 

Also to celebrate the highly commended Finalist, Flintshire County Council Social Services, for its project providing daytime activities for more than 250 people with learning disabilities.  The project helps people learn new skills, develop independent, and make social connections and friendships.  It also works with a supported living programme to help the people it supports, their parents and carers to access respite services.

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 20th October 2020.

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Decision:

That the minutes be approved as a correct record.

4.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any Declarations and advise Members accordingly.

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Decision:

Councillors: Axworthy, Banks, Bibby, Brown, Butler, Collett, Cunningham, Jean Davies, Davies-Cooke, Dunbar, Dunbobbin, Ellis, Gay, David Healey, Gladys Healey, Christine Jones, Richard Jones, Tudor Jones, Richard Lloyd, Mackie, McGuill, Mullin, Palmer, Peers, Michelle Perfect, Phillips, Rush, Paul Shotton, Smith, White and Wisinger all declared personal interests in agenda item number 8 – Capital Programme 2021/22 – 2023/24 as they were school governors.

5.

Chair's Communications

To receive the communications as circulated.

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The Chair commented on how much lives had changed since March.  Today was a very important landmark day as it saw the first vaccination against Covid-19 being administered to a 90 year old lady in Coventry.

 

6.

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 were submitted.

7.

Capital Strategy Including Prudential Indicators 2021/22 to 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 96 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the Capital Strategy be approved; and

 

(b)       That the following be approved:

           

·         The Prudential Indicators for 2021/22 – 2023/24 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)

8.

Capital Programme 2021/22 – 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 260 KB

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(a)       That the allocations and schemes in Table 3 for the Statutory/Regulatory and Retained Assets sections of the Council Fund Capital Programme 2021/22 – 2023/24 be approved;

 

(b)       That the schemes included in Table 4 for Investment section of the Council Fund Capital Programme 2021/22 – 2023/24 be approved;

 

(c)        That it be noted that the shortfall in funding of schemes in 2021/22 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 2021/22, 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.

9.

Review of Political Balance pdf icon PDF 81 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 for Committee places be notified to the Head of Democratic Services as soon as possible.

10.

Audit Committee Annual Report pdf icon PDF 92 KB

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Decision:

That the Audit Committee’s Annual Report for 2019/20 be approved.

11.

Overview & Scrutiny Annual report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 76 KB

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Decision:

That the Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report for 2019/20 be received.

12.

Public Question Time

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

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Decision:

None were received.

13.

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 were received.

14.

Notice of Motion

This item is to receive any Notices of Motion: none were received by the deadline.

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Decision:

None were received.

Members of the Press and Public in Attendance

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