Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Tuesday, 10th September, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber Area B, Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford

Contact: Helen Tambini  0115 9148320

Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Minutes of the Meeting held on Tuesday 9 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 226 KB

4.

Opposition Group Leaders' Questions

To answer questions submitted by Opposition Group Leaders on items on the agenda.

5.

Citizens' Questions

To answer questions submitted by citizens on the Council or its services.

6.

Use of Capital Funding for Affordable Homes pdf icon PDF 513 KB

The report of the Executive Manager – Neighbourhoods is attached.

Decision:

It was RESOLVED that:

 

a) the principle that the following new options, indicated below and set out in Appendix A, be considered for allocation of capital support from the Affordable Housing capital budget:

i) Acquisition of open market property

ii) Acquisition of empty property

iii) Loans to property owners of empty properties for refurbishment and letting

iv) Loans to third parties to support the provision of affordable housing

v) Support to ensure council led schemes are policy compliant in respect of the provision of affordable housing

 

b) any chosen option be subject to the approval of both the Section 151 Officer and Finance Portfolio Holder

 

c) a revised Disposal and Acquisition Policy for Land and Buildings be brought to Cabinet (and then Council), particularly to consider delegated authority for the acquisition of housing property.

7.

Corporate Strategy pdf icon PDF 150 KB

The report of the Chief Executive is attached.

Additional documents:

Decision:

It was RESOLVED that:

 

The Corporate Strategy 2019-23 be endorsed and recommended to Council for approval. 

8.

Revenue and Capital Budget Monitoring 2019/20 - Financial Update pdf icon PDF 684 KB

The report of the Executive Manager – Finance and Corporate Services is attached.

Decision:

It was RESOLVED that:

 

a) the projected revenue position for the year with a minor -2.48% variation (£285k) in the revenue position (mostly due to the expected business rates position and planning income); and

b) the capital underspend of £15.326m as a result of sums no longer required and planned programme slippage be noted.