Agenda and decisions

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

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2.

Declarations of interest

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3.

Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 62 KB

[To receive minutes of the Extraordinary and Ordinary Council meetings held on 7 November 2018.]

 

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4.

Communications

[To receive the Mayor’s announcements.]

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5.

Treasury Management Activity Monitoring - Mid Year Review 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 62 KB

[To consider an update on the treasury management activity for the second quarter of 2018-2019 as part of the mid-year review.]

 

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Decision:

1.    That it be noted, that a mid-year review of the Treasury Management Strategy Statement had been undertaken and the Council had operated within the limits and requirements approved in March 2018.

2.    That it be noted, a revenue net overspend of £2.2 million for the General Fund and an underspend of £12,000 for the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) were forecast from treasury management activities in 2018-2019.

3.    That it noted, the detailed guidance notes for the Code of Practice on Treasury Management and the Prudential Code had recently been published by CIPFA and were under review by the Director of Finance. Therefore, the Treasury Management Statements for 2018-2019 were still based on the Council’s interpretation of these Codes.

4.    That it noted, the updated position on the revised guidance on Local Government Investments and Minimum Revenue Provision as detailed in paragraphs 2.6 and 2.7 of the Cabinet report, 21 November 2018.

5.    That it be noted, the position regarding the Money Market Fund reform which was effective from 21 January 2019 and would require an update to the Annual Investment Strategy for 2018-2019 as detailed in paragraph 5.11 of the Cabinet report, 21 November 2018.

 

6.

Capital programme 2018-2019 to 2022-2023 quarter two review pdf icon PDF 60 KB

[To consider an update on the 2018-2019 financial performance of the General Fund and HRA capital programmes and the revised forecast for 2018-2019  to 2022 – 2023 as at quarter two.]

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Decision:

1.    That the revised medium-term General Fund capital programme of £338.9 million be approved, an increase of £17.9 million from the previously approved programme.

2.    That the net additional General Fund resources of £17.9 million be approved for;

 

i. New projects totalling £20.1 million (as detailed in section 4 of the Cabinet report);

ii. Existing projects net reduction totalling £2.2 million (as detailed in section 3 of the Cabinet report, 21 November 2018).

 

7.

Situation of Polling Stations for the 2019 Local Elections pdf icon PDF 66 KB

[To approve changes to polling stations.]

 

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Decision:

1.    That it be agreed that polling stations for the 2019 local election should be unchanged from thoseused at the 2018 local election with the exception that three stations would have a slightlocation change but would still remain in the polling district.

2.    That authority be delegated to theReturning Officer, following consultation with the Leader of the Council, Cabinet Memberfor Governance and the Leader of the Opposition Group on the Council to make any operational changes to polling stations.

3.    That it noted, that the statutory polling place review would commence in May 2019, shortly after thelocal election, in readiness for changes to be implemented by 2020.

 

8.

Calendar of Meetings 2019 - 2020 pdf icon PDF 59 KB

[To approve the Calendar of Meetings for 2019-2020.]

 

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Decision:

That the City of Wolverhampton Council Calendar of Meetings for 2019-2020

attached at appendix 1 to this report be approved subject to the date for Children, Young People and Families Scrutiny Panel being changed to the 25 September 2020.

 

9.

Executive Business pdf icon PDF 69 KB

[For Cabinet Members to answer any questions.]

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Decision:

That the Executive Business be noted.

10.

Questions to Cabinet Members pdf icon PDF 63 KB

[That the Leader of the Council and Cabinet Members for City Environment, City Economy and Education and Skills  respond to questions received.]

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Decision:

That the responses to the written questions be noted.