Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Executive Scrutiny Committee Minutes

Date:
Monday, 6th October, 2014
Time:
10.00am
Place:
Conference Room 2, Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton, TS18 1LD
 
Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

Attendance Details

Present:
Cllr Ken Lupton(Chairman), Cllr Carol Clark, Cllr Nigel Cooke, Cllr Robert Gibson, Cllr Mohammed Javed, Cllr Eileen Johnson, Cllr Paul Kirton, Cllr Mrs Jean O'Donnell, Cllr Maurice Perry, Cllr Tracey Stott(Vice Cllr Mick Stoker), Cllr Mrs Mary Womphrey.
Officers:
Tony Montague(RES), Graham Birtle, Judith Trainer, Kirsty Wannop(LDS).
Apologies for absence:
Cllr Miss Tina Large, Cllr Mrs Lynne Apedaile, Cllr Julia Cherrett, Cllr Jean Kirby, Cllr Ross Patterson, Cllr Mick Stoker, Cllr Steve Walmsley.
Item Description Decision
Public
EXC
19/14
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
 
EXC
20/14
MINUTES FOR SIGNATURE - 14TH MAY 2014
The minutes of the meeting held on 14th May 2014 were signed by the Chair as a correct record.
EXC
21/14
DRAFT MINUTES - 5TH AUGUST 2014
AGREED that the minutes be approved.
EXC
22/14
MEDIUM TERM FINANCIAL PLAN UPDATE JUNE 2014
AGREED that:
1. The further informtion requested be provided.
2. The report be noted.
EXC
23/14
SCRUTINY REVIEW OF THE FUTURE OF DURHAM TEES
VALLEY AIRPORT

AGREED that the report be noted and be referred to Cabinet for consideration
EXC
24/14
FORWARD PLAN
AGREED that the Forward Plan be noted.
EXC
25/14
REPORT ON CHAIR'S UPDATES
AGREED that the updates be noted.
10.00am/11.00am

Preamble

ItemPreamble
EXC
19/14
Cllr Ken Lupton declared a personal non prejudicial interest in item 7 as he was a non executive director at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust.
EXC
21/14
Consideration was given to the minutes of the meeting held on 5th August 2014.
EXC
22/14
Members were provided with an update report that focused on the financial performance and position at 30th June 2014 including the updated MTFP position and Capital Programme.

Members noted progress against both General Fund Non Big Ticket areas; as well as progress against the Big Ticket reviews themselves, namely Adult Social Care, Children's Social Care, and Energy and Waste. The Committee were also provided with copies of the responses to the LGA and CIPFA Independent Commission on Local Government Finance. The Council had also supported ANEC and SIGOMA in responding and copies of their responses were provided.

The Committee requested a briefing session for all Members regarding the position on schools converting to Acadamies and the impact it had.

Members also requested an updated position on the Council's reserves.
EXC
23/14
The Committee considered the draft final report of the Scrutiny Review of the Future of Durham Tees Valley Airport.
EXC
24/14
Members were provided with the Statutory Forward Plan 1st July-31st October 2014.
EXC
25/14
The Committee was provided with updates on Select Committee reviews.

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