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Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Items
No. Item

614.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Cllr Shaikh.

615.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

None.

616.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Decision:

Noted.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting on 25 April 2019 be confirmed as a correct record of the meeting and the Chair be authorised to sign them.

617.

Appointments to be made by the Executive pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

Link to the report

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

2 (a)   That Councillor Richard Watts (Chair), Councillor Una O’Halloran,
          Councillor Kaya Comer-Schwartz and Councillor Diarmaid Ward be
          appointed as members of the Voluntary and Community Sector
          Committee and Councillors Burgess, Hull, Shaikh and Councillor Webbe
          be appointed as substitutes,
for the municipal year 2019/2020, or until
          successors are appointed, be agreed.

2 (b)   That Councillor Anjna Khurana, Councillor Michelline Safi Ngongo and
          Councillor Gary Poole be appointed as observers of the Voluntary and
          Community Sector Committee, for the municipal year 2019/2020, or
          until successors are appointed, be agreed.

2 (c)   That Councillor Una O’Halloran be appointed to theAssociated Joint
          Committee – London Councils’ Grants Committee and Councillors
          Burgess, Hull
, Shaikh and Ward be appointed as deputies, for the
          municipal year 2019/2020, or until successors are appointed, be
          agreed.

2 (d)   That Councillor David Poyser be appointed as the Council’s
          representative at shareholder meetings of the London Collective
          Investment Vehicle (London LGPS CIV Limited), for the municipal year
          2019/2020, or until successors are appointed, be agreed.

Reason for decision – to enable the Council’s representatives to participate in meetings.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

618.

Provisional Outturn 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

Link to the report

 

Minutes:

Councillors Hull and Watts recorded their thanks to the officers involved for all their hard work.

 

RESOLVED:

2.1     That the revenue outturn for the General Fund (Table 1 of the report) of a gross underspend of £5.485m and a net break-even position after transferring £2.807m to the Insurance Fund provision in 2018-19 and £2.678m into an Insurance Fund earmarked reserve to be applied to the provision in 2019-20 be noted. 

2.2         That the breakdown of the forecast General Fund outturn by individual variance at Appendix 1 of the report and by service area at Appendix 2 of the report, be noted.

2.3         That the 2018-19 revenue outturn carry forwards and transfers to reserves (where there is a specific and agreed purpose for this) detailed at Appendix 3 be agreed.

2.4         That the transfer of £2.807m to the Insurance Fund provision in 2018-19 and £2.678m into an Insurance Fund earmarked reserve to be applied to the provision in 2019-20, following the outcome of the Insurance Fund year-end review by External Fund Advisors (Paragraphs 3.2-3.3 of the report) be agreed.  That the allocation be reviewed regularly to see what funding can be released for other purposes as soon as possible, be agreed.
 

2.5         That the HRA forecast is a break-even position (Section 5, Table 1 of the report) be noted.

2.6         That the Council delivered £113.1m of capital investment in 2018-19 be noted, how this was financed also to be noted, and the re-profiling of capital budgets between 2018-19 and future financial years  (Section 6, Tables 2-3, and Appendix 4 of the report) be agreed.

2.7         That the earmarked reserves transfers that have been agreed under delegated authority during the closing of accounts period and the latest summary of available reserves and balances be noted.  That authority be delegated to the Section 151 Officer/Deputy Section 151 Officer to agree any further budget virements, movements to/from earmarked reserves and changes to capital financing related to finalising the 2018-19 Statement of Accounts (Section 7, Table 4 of the report) be agreed.

 

Reason for decision – to allow councillors to monitor the budget.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

 

 

619.

Procurement Strategy - Older People Mental Health Residential Service pdf icon PDF 195 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.

Link to the report

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

2.1     That the procurement strategy for Older People Mental Health
          Residential Service as outlined in this report be agreed.

2.2     That authority to award the contract be delegated to the Corporate
          Director of People Directorate in consultation with the Executive
          Member for Health and Social Care be agreed.

 

Reason for decision – to ensure service continuity.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.