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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

RECORD OF DECISION OF THE Policy and Resources Committee

 

 

 

 

Decision Made:

23 November 2016

 

Report of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement - Second Quarter Budget Monitoring 2016/17

 

 

Issue for Decision

 

To note the capital and revenue budget and outturn for the second quarter and to agree the adjustment for slippage.

 

Decision Made

 

That the Committee:

 

1)           Notes the revenue position at the end of the second quarter and the actions being taken or proposed to improve the position where significant variances have been identified, as set out in table 1, paragraph 2.8 of the report of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement;

2)           Agrees the proposed slippage in the capital programme of £1,417,894 into 2017/18 as detailed in paragraph 2.13 of the report of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement;

3)           Notes the performance of the collection fund and the estimated level of balances at the year end; and

4)           Notes the performance in relation to the treasury management strategy for the second quarter of 2016/17.

 

 

 

Should you wish to refer this decision to Council, please submit a Decision Referral Form, signed by five Councillors, to the Head of Policy and Communications by: 2 December 2016

 


 

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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

RECORD OF DECISION OF THE Policy and Resources Committee

 

 

 

 

Decision Made:

23 November 2016

 

Report of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement - Council Tax and Business Rates - Projected Collection Fund Surplus/Deficit for 2016/17

 

 

Issue for Decision

 

To agree the levels of Collection Fund adjustments.

 

Decision Made

 

That the Committee:

1)           Agrees the 2016/17 Council Tax projection detailed in Appendix I of this report and as a result agrees the distribution of the surplus set out in paragraph 4.7 of the report of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement; and

2)           Agrees the 2016/17 Business Rates projection detailed in Appendix II of this report and as a result note the distribution of the deficit set out in paragraph 4.11 of the report of the Director of Finance and Business Improvement.

 

 

 

Should you wish to refer this decision to Council, please submit a Decision Referral Form, signed by five Councillors, to the Head of Policy and Communications by: 2 December 2016

 

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MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

RECORD OF DECISION OF THE Policy and Resources Committee

 

 

 

 

Decision Made:

23 November 2016

 

Report of the Director of Regeneration and Place - Review of the Maidstone Borough Council Commercialisation Strategy 2014/15 - 2018/19

 

 

Issue for Decision

 

To review the success of the strategy to date.

 

Decision Made

 

That the Committee:

1)           Notes the progress made since Maidstone Borough Councilís first commercialisation initiatives were commenced in 2014, and the renaming of Commercial and Economic Development service area to Regeneration and Economic Development; and

2)           Agrees that the strategy be refocused to the following areas:-

* Pursue a housing and regeneration agenda and receive a
†† detailed strategy for this within 3 months
* Continue business improvement reviews for existing services
* Develop the shared services with partner local authorities
* Expand the grounds maintenance and commercial and garden
†† waste services
* Utilise IT innovations to boost the cost effectiveness and user
†† experience of the parking service

 

 

 

Should you wish to refer this decision to Council, please submit a Decision Referral Form, signed by five Councillors, to the Head of Policy and Communications by: 2 December 2016

 

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