Agenda, decisions and minutes

Cabinet - Tuesday, 5th December, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Civic Centre, Ridley Street, Redcar TS10 1TD

Contact: Sue Fenwick 

Items
No. Item

Minutes

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on  be confirmed and signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Declarations of Interest

None

 

These minutes were published on 7 December 2023

by the Governance Director

23.

Corporate Plan pdf icon PDF 15 MB

Decision:

RESOLVED to recommend to the Borough Council that the Corporate Plan 2023-27 be approved.

Minutes:

RESOLVED to recommend to the Borough Council that the Corporate Plan 2023-27 be approved.

24.

Budget Proposals 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 279 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:

 

1.    Approves for consultation the revenue budget for 2024/25 and indicative medium term financial plan through to 2028/29, as set out in this report;

2.    Agrees to consult on the investment programme with businesses in the borough between 2023/24 and 2028/29;

3.    Agrees to consult on a 2.99% increase to Council Tax; and,

4.    Agrees to consult on a 2.00% increase to the Adult Social Care Precept.

25.

Council Tax Base 2024/25 and the Council Tax Collection Fund Position for 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 287 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:

 

1.    Approves the tax base for 2024/25 for the Council, calculated as being the relevant gross and net amounts, after a 1.25% allowance for non-collection, property movement, and the notification and levying of additional premiums as analysed by parish and non-parish areas set out below and detailed in Appendix 1 of the report (not reproduced):

 

Area

Gross Tax Base

Net Tax Base

Non-Parish

36,275.0

20,851.5

Saltburn & Marske

9,157.0

6,358.3

Skelton & Brotton

6,114.0

3,879.5

Loftus

3,931.0

2,153.3

Lockwood

1,705.0

952.1

Guisborough

9,041.0

6,937.3

Total Borough

66,233

41,132.0

 

 

2.    Approves the Council share of the forecast deficit on the collection fund for council tax purposes of £0.862 million for the financial year 2023/24, which needs to be carried forward for budget setting purposes into the 2024/25 financial year; and,

3.      Approves the notification to the Cleveland Police & Crime Panel and Cleveland Fire Authority of the tax base for 2024/25 and of their share of the forecasted deficit for 2023/24.

26.

Fees and Charges 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 928 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet approves the fees and charges of the Council in respect of the 2024/25 financial year as set out in Appendix 1 of the report (not reproduced).

27.

Financial Update - Quarter 2 - 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 379 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:

 

1.    Notes the forecast outturn position on the revenue budget and capital investment plan, including the impact of mitigation measures to reduce the Quarter 1 forecast overspend reported on 19 September 2023;

2.    Approves the revised position at Quarter 2 for Prudential Indicators used to measure performance for the Council’s Treasury Management arrangements as set out in Appendix 4 (not reproduced);

3.    Approves the itemised list of revenue budget virements  and capital investments variations as set out in Appendix 5 and 6 (not reproduced); and,

4.    Resolved to recommend to the Borough Council that the reallocation of Welcome-to TVCA Capital Funding of £0.980 million, from the Transport Infrastructure Thematic Block to the Town Centre Investment Thematic Block (£0.880 million) and the Business Infrastructure Thematic Block (£0.100 million),as per paragraph 4.37 d) be approved.

28.

Workforce Strategy 2023-2027 pdf icon PDF 6 MB

Decision:

RESOLVED that the revised Workforce Strategy 2024-2027 and

the associated implementation plan be approved.

29.

Information Items

Decision:

RESOLVED that the following items be approved and noted where necessary:

 

Delegated Decisions:

 

·         Adults and Communities

·         Children and Families

·         Growth, Enterprise and Environment

·         Resources

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the following items be approved and noted where necessary:

30.

Resources pdf icon PDF 696 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED that the following items be approved and noted where necessary:

 

Delegated Decisions:

 

·         Adults and Communities

·         Children and Families

·         Growth, Enterprise and Environment

·         Resources