Agenda and decisions

Venue: Committee Room One, County Offices, Newland, Lincoln LN1 1YL

Contact: Cheryl Hall  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Councillors' Interests

3.

Announcements by the Leader, Executive Councillors and Executive Directors

4.

Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive held on 18 December 2018 pdf icon PDF 140 KB

5.

Revenue and Capital Budget Monitoring Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 468 KB

(To receive a report from the Executive Director of Finance and Public Protection, which provides an update on spending compared with budgets for the financial year which started on 1 April 2018)

Additional documents:

Decision:

(1)  That the current position on the revenue and capital budgets be noted.

 

(2)  That Group Leaders be invited to consider how the monitoring of the capital programme could be improved, ready to commence in the financial year 2019/20.

6.

Council Budget 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 253 KB

(To receive a report by the Executive Director Finance and Public Protection which asks the Executive to propose to Full Council the Council's budget and council tax in light of the provisional local government settlement and consultation comments on its initial proposals)

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

(1)   That the effect of the updated funding available and revenue expenditure as noted in paragraphs 1.3 to 1.19, and as detailed at Appendix A and Appendix B to the report, be noted.

 

(2)  That the Equality Impact Analysis, as detailed at Appendix C to the report, and the consultation comments as shown in Appendix I to the report and presented at the meeting be noted.

 

(3)  That, subject to recommendation 4 below, the following be recommended to the County Council for approval:

 

        a) the revenue budget for 2019/20, as detailed in Table C of the Further Update to the Council Budget 2019/20;

        b) the capital programme for 2019/20, as detailed at Table A and Appendix E to the report;

        c) the levels of council tax proposed in Table B of the report, including the increasing of council tax in 2019/20 by 4.95%;

          d) the prudential indicators for 2019/20, as detailed at Appendix G to the report; and

          e) the Flexible Use of Capital Receipts Strategy for 2019/20, as detailed at Appendix H to the report.

 

(4)  That the Leader of the Council be given delegated authority to review and amend the Executive's budget recommendations to the County Council, as appropriate, in light of the final Local Government Settlement, council tax and business rates information from the Lincolnshire District Councils if received between the Executive meeting and the County Council on 22 February 2019.

 

(5)  That a Business Rates Volatility reserve be established for the County Council's share of the surplus for 2019/20 of Business Rates Collection Funds operated by the District Councils, which could then be used to offset Business Rates Collection Fund deficits in future years or for other purposes approved by the Council. 

7.

Capital Strategy 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 38 KB

(To receive a report from the Executive Director of Finance and Public Protection, which invites the Executive to recommend that the Capital Strategy 2019/20 is adopted by full Council)

Additional documents:

Decision:

8.

Future of the Heritage Service pdf icon PDF 531 KB

(To receive a report from the Interim Executive Director of Place which seeks approval of the carrying out of a public consultation on the proposed changes set out in the Report to the Council's Heritage Service)

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

(1)  That approval be given to the carrying out of a public consultation on the proposed changes set out in the Report to the Council's Heritage Service.

 

(2)  That delegated authority be given to the Interim Executive Director of Place, in consultation with the Executive Councillor for Culture and Emergency Services, to determine the detail of the consultation to include scope, timing, content and methodology.

9.

Establishment of a Property Company pdf icon PDF 82 KB

(To receive a report from the Executive Director of Finance and Public Protection which seeks approval of the establishment of a commercial trading property company which will be by limited by shares and 100% owned by Lincolnshire Future Ltd)

Additional documents:

Decision:

(1)  That approval be given to the establishment of a commercial trading property company which will be by limited by shares and 100% owned by Lincolnshire Future Ltd.

 

(2)  That the property company be named Lincolnshire County Property Ltd.

 

(3)  That delegated authority be given to the Executive Director of Finance and Public Protection, in consultation with the Leader of the Council and Executive Councillor for Resources and Communications, to complete all legal matters to enable the company to be established including approval of the final form of all necessary legal documentation and the appointment of Directors as well as the Council's representative in relation to the Company.

10.

Final Draft Council Business Plan 2019 - 2020 pdf icon PDF 136 KB

(To receive a report from the Head of Paid Service, which invites the Executive to consider the outcomes and measures that are the final draft Council Business Plan, as detailed in Appendix A to the report, and decide whether to recommend them to full Council on 22 February 2019)

Additional documents:

Decision:

(1)   The approval be given in principle to the recommendation of outcomes and measures generally, as specified in Appendix A to the report, as the Council Business Plan for 2019 – 2020.

 

(2)   The Leader of the Council be delegated authority to determine any changes to the said outcomes and measures to be finally recommended to full Council following discussion with Executive Councillors.

 

 
 
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