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Items
No. Item

1.

Chair's Announcements

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 172 KB

4.

Questions pdf icon PDF 196 KB

To receive any petitions from the public and any questions from the public and Councillors.

 

5.

Decision Books pdf icon PDF 96 KB

6.

2021/22 Budget & Medium-Term Financial Strategy 2021/22 - 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 398 KB

This report provides an update on the results of the budget consultation exercise and asks the Committee to recommend to Council the Draft 2021/22 General Fund and Housing Revenue Account budgets, Draft Capital Programme and Medium Term Financial Strategy.

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Treasury Management Strategy Statement (2021/22); Minimum Revenue Provision Policy (2021/22) and Annual Investment Strategy (2021/22) pdf icon PDF 157 KB

This report asks the Committee to recommend to Council the Treasury Management Strategy Statement, Treasury Management Policy, Minimum Revenue Provision, Annual Investment Strategy and Prudential and Treasury Management indicators, as set out in Appendix A.

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Capital Strategy 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 205 KB

This reports asks the Committee to recommend to Council the adoption of the Capital Strategy.

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9.

Children's Activity Centre at Prospect Park pdf icon PDF 975 KB

This report outlines proposals to extend the recreational facilities at Prospect Park to include educational, chargeable and support activities for young people, children and families.

10.

Community Infrastructure Levy - 15% Local Contribution pdf icon PDF 958 KB

This report updates on a number of aspects relating to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), in particular the 15% of collected CIL which should be allocated to the local area in which development takes place.

11.

Community Transport - Contract Extension pdf icon PDF 160 KB

This report seeks approval for a proposed two-year extension of the existing Community Transport contract with ReadiBus Limited, encompassing the provision of dial-a-ride services and transport provision for the Council’s Adult Social Care service.

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Council Tax, Council Tax Reduction and Housing Benefit Penalties pdf icon PDF 156 KB

This report proposes the introduction of a Council Tax, Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme & Housing Benefit Civil Penalty Policy to incentivise Council Tax payers and Housing Benefit claimants to notify the Council promptly of a change in their circumstances.

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Census 2021 Preparations pdf icon PDF 132 KB

The report outlines plans for, and the Council’s role in supporting, the national Census on 21 March 2021.