Agenda

Cabinet - Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 9.30 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting via Teams

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Note: Owing to the current circumstances regarding the Covid-19 pandemic and government guidance issued to stay at home, it will not be possible to hold this meeting in person. The Council has therefore made arrangements to hold this meeting remotely under the Coronavirus Act 2020, and subsequent Regulations permitting remote meetings. This meeting will be a virtual meeting held via Teams. Please click on the link below or dial 020 3855 5195 followed by the Conference ID: 510 197 668# 

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes

To confirm the decisions of the meeting held on 10 March 2020 (CA.54 - CA.58), previously circulated.

2.

Apologies for Absence

Resources Management

3.

2019/20 Capital Outturn and Annual Treasury Management Review pdf icon PDF 504 KB

The purpose of this report is to present the Capital Outturn position for the year ending 31 March 2020 and also update on the Annual Treasury Management position. Capital expenditure is intrinsically linked with Treasury Management as the way that the Capital Programme is funded, directly effects the Treasury Management arrangements of the Council.

 

In accepting the recommendations, Cabinet will approve and recommend to Council that the 2019/20 capital outturn position of £7,402,915 at paragraph 2.3 and attached at Annex A of the report be noted; approve the over spend of £822,809 at paragraph 2.6 of the report and under spend of £5,225; approve the requests at paragraph 2.9 of the report for re-profiling the capital schemes totalling £15,970,257 from 2019/20 programme to 2020/21 and at paragraph 2.6 of the report for re-profiling £721,173 from 2020/21 to 2019/20; approve the request at paragraph 2.10 of the report for re-profiling the additional capital schemes totalling £25,365,617  from 2019/20 programme to 2020/21 as attached in Annex B of the report; approve the request at paragraph 2.11 of the report for the increased additional funding for the Crematorium of £138,632; approve the request to enable the Council to bank roll the timing difference for the Dalton Bridge BID additional voluntary contributions in paragraph 3.2 of the report of £1,898; note the treasury management outturn position 2019/20 detailed at paragraph 12.4 of the report; note the Prudential Indicators attached at Annex C of the report; and note the position of the Council’s third party companies at Annex D.

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4.

2019/20 Revenue and Reserve Outturn Position pdf icon PDF 251 KB

The purpose of this report is to present the revenue outturn position for the year ending 31 March 2020, which includes the position on reserves. The Statement of Accounts, which is the consolidated financial position of the Council for 2019/20, is the responsibility of the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee which will meet on 20 October 2020 to approve the Annual Financial Report – Statement of Accounts.

 

In accepting the recommendations, Cabinet will approve and recommend to Council the transfer to the Council Tax Payers reserve of £1,236,960 as detailed in paragraph 2.4 of the report, which represents the underspend of £20,943 and estimated  increased business rates at £215,119; to note that the transfer to or from the Council Tax Payers Reserve for the 2019/20 position will change at Quarter 1 2020/21 in relation to the estimated business rates position as detailed in paragraph 2.5 of the report; the increase in the reserve position of £232,464 at paragraph 3.2 and detailed in Annex C of the report; the increase in the use of the One Off fund at Quarter 4 of £48,523, detailed in paragraph 3.5 and attached at Annex B of the report; the roll forward of £50,000 Repairs and Renewals reserve as stated in paragraph 3.6 of the report; the transfer of the One Off allocation in paragraph 4.1 of the report totalling £85,948; to note the position of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) in paragraph 5.1 of the report; and to note the waiver of procurement rules in paragraph 6.2 of the report.

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5.

Dalton Bridge and Highway Flood Alleviation Scheme pdf icon PDF 142 KB

In June 2018 the Dalton Bridge Flood Alleviation Scheme was completed. The scheme was designed to provide a secure access to Dalton Industrial Estate during flood events caused by the Cod and Thacker Becks. The scheme was designed to withstand a 1 in 100 year flood event. Despite the scheme Dalton Lane flooded on three occasions in February 2020. This reports seeks consideration of proposals for an investigation by North Yorkshire County Council into the reasons why the road flooded and the investigation should include recommendations to solve the problem.

 

In accepting the recommendations, Cabinet will approve the joint funding with North Yorkshire County Council of remedial works to the Dalton Bridge and Highway Flood Alleviation Scheme as set out in paragraphs 6.1 and 6.2 of the report.

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6.

Future High Street Fund pdf icon PDF 281 KB

This report seeks approval for the Future High Streets Fund Business Case for Northallerton to be submitted to the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).  The Business Case must be submitted to MHCLG by the 30th July 2020 and successful bids will be announced at the end of September.

 

In accepting the recommendation, Cabinet will approve and recommend to Council that the Future High Streets Fund Business Case for Northallerton is submitted to the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government; and a report be brought to Cabinet on the finalised capital and revenue costs.

7.

Operation of C4Di Northallerton pdf icon PDF 462 KB

This report concerns issues relating to the operation of the Centre for Digital Innovation (C4Di) at Treadmills and seeks approval for the terms of the agreement between the Council and C4Di. The report follows on from the report to Cabinet in November 2019 which dealt with revised arrangements for the delivery of Phase II of Treadmills (Minute CA.26).

 

In accepting the recommendations, Cabinet will approve the tenancy agreement and service level agreement between the Council and the Centre for Digital Innovation (C4Di) as set out in paragraphs 2.1 to 2.6 of the report; the increased costs to the revenue budget as detailed in paragraph 5.4 of the report and the inclusion in the Financial Strategy; and that delegated authority be given to officers to finalise and make any appropriate amendments to the details of both agreements and a further report to be submitted to Cabinet if necessary.

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