Issue - meetings

First Quarter Budget Monitoring

Meeting: 12/09/2017 - Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee (Item 58)

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The Director of Finance and Business Improvement gave a presentation to the Committee relating to budgets within the Committee’s remit for the first quarter of 2017/18. It was noted that:


  • The current budget position for this Committee as a whole was an underspend of £341,308, but the outturn position for the year was forecasted to show an adverse variance of -£89,000;


  • Unbudgeted costs of £200,000 had been projected for several planning appeals due to take place this year; and that


  • Parking services had continued to perform strongly;


The Committee raised concerns about the cost of appeals and stated that there was more work to be done in order to stay in line with the budget for the year.


RESOLVED:That the revenue position at the end of the first quarter and the actions being taken or proposed to improve the position where significant variances have been identified be noted.