Issue - meetings

Strategic Plan Review - Update on priority milestones

Meeting: 21/10/2020 - Policy and Resources Committee (Item 59)

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The Chief Executive introduced the report and highlighted that the review of delivery against the strategic plan was taking place in the context of significant financial pressures in the current and medium-term future. The decisions made during the Committee’s previous meeting, related to net-cost reduction and the review of service delivery. The Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the Service Committees continued to be consulted on the changes proposed. Recent officer action had been focused on setting a balanced budget for 2021/22.


Member briefings would continue to take place in advance of decision-making, with a briefing on the Hazlitt Theatre having taken place and a further briefing planned prior to the next meeting of the Communities, Housing and Environment Committee. 


The Committee expressed support for the work undertaken by the Chief Executive and Council Officers. The use and importance of the Council’s reserves given the current financial situation was highlighted.


RESOLVED: That the report be noted.