Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Monday, 4th July, 2016 6.00 pm

Venue: A Committee Room - City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR. View directions

Contact: Ian Hird 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome, Introductions and Safety Information

2.

Public Forum

(up to one hour is allowed for this item)

Please note: Public forum business at Cabinet meetings must be about matters on the agenda.

The order of business for public forum will be:

a)      Petitions and statements from Bristol residents (petitions to be heard

before statements).

b)      Questions from Bristol residents.

c)      Petitions and statements notified by councillors (petitions to be heard

before statements).

d)      Questions from councillors.

Please also note:

Petitions and statements (must be about matters on the agenda):

·         Members of the public and members of the council, provided they give notice in writing or by e-mail (and include their name, address, and ‘details of the wording of the petition, and, in the case of a statement, a copy of the submission) by no later than 12 noon on the working day before the meeting, may present a petition or submit a statement to the Cabinet.

·         One statement per member of the public and one statement per member of council shall be admissible.

·         A maximum of one minute shall be allowed to present each petition and statement.

·         The deadline for receipt of petitions and statements for the 4 July Cabinet is 12 noon on Friday 1 July 2016. These should be sent, in writing or by e-mail to:

Democratic Services, City Hall, 3rd Floor Deanery Wing, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR,  e-mail: democratic.services@bristol.gov.uk

Questions (must be about matters on the agenda):

·         A question may be asked by a member of the public or a member of Council, provided they give notice in writing or by e-mail (and include their name and address) no later than 3 clear working days before the day of the meeting.

·         Questions must identify the member of the executive to whom they are put.

·         A maximum of 2 written questions per person can be asked. At the meeting, a maximum of 2 supplementary questions may be asked. A supplementary question must arise directly out of the original question or reply.

·         Replies to questions will be given verbally at the meeting. If a reply cannot be given at the meeting (including due to lack of time) or if written confirmation of the verbal reply is requested by the questioner, a written reply will be provided within 10 working days of the meeting.

·         The deadline for receipt of questions for the 4 July Cabinet is 5.00 pm on Tuesday 28 June 2016. These should be sent, in writing or by e-mail to: Democratic Services,  City Hall, 3rd Floor Deanery Wing, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR, Democratic Services e-mail: democratic.services@bristol.gov.uk

 

3.

Apologies for Absence

4.

Declarations of Interest

To note any declarations of interest from the Mayor and Councillors.  They are asked to indicate the relevant agenda item, the nature of the interest and in particular whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest.

 

Any declarations of interest made at the meeting which is not on the register of interests should be notified to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion.

 

5.

Matters referred to the Mayor for reconsideration by a scrutiny commission or by Full Council (Subject to a maximum of three items)

None on this occasion

6.

Scrutiny referral - Referral from Overview and Scrutiny Management Board - Mayor's Forward Plan and Medium Term Financial Plan pdf icon PDF 42 KB

To consider a referral from the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board.

Decision:

  1. A commitment to the forward plan being developed along the lines suggested by OSM Board and will also confirm as soon as possible, details of the timeframe in which the medium term financial plan will be available for consideration by scrutiny.

 

7.

Scrutiny report - Report of the People Scrutiny Mental Health Working Group pdf icon PDF 347 KB

To consider the recommendations of the People Scrutiny Mental Health Working Group.

Decision:

1) Recommendations of People Scrutiny Mental He4alth Working Group be accepted and that an action plan is worked up for implementation

 

2) Noted that recommendations 1 and 2 of the report will be referred specifically for the Health & Wellbeing Board’s consideration in August 2016

 

8.

Commence tender of new highways maintenance and associated works framework and statutory emergency response contract pdf icon PDF 46 KB

To authorise the start of the tendering of a new highways maintenance and associated works framework and the statutory emergency response contract.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

1. Approved the commencement of the public retendering process for new Highways Maintenance and Associated Works Framework and Statutory Emergency Response Contract

 

2. Approval for the award of this new Highways Maintenance and Associated Works Framework and Statutory Emergency Response Contract to be delegated to the Service Director for Place on completion of the successful procurement process.

 

 

 

9.

Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2017-18 pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Approval is sought for the existing LCTR scheme remaining for 2017-18 and the existing scheme being reviewed for 2018/19, with options to be put forward for consideration.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.      Approved that the Existing LCTR scheme remains for 2017/18.

 

2.      Approved that the existing LCTR scheme is reviewed for 2018/19 and options put forward for consideration.

 

10.

2015-16 Financial Outturn report pdf icon PDF 210 KB

To note the financial outturn report for 2015-16.

Decision:

1)  The Revenue and Capital outturn position set out in the report be noted

 

2)  The movements to reserves set out in the report be noted and ratified

 

3) The Capital outturn position reflecting in year spending of £199.9m against an approved programme of £240.5m be noted

 

4) The Treasury Management position showing borrowings of £419.3m and investments of £145.7m as at 31 March 2016 be noted