Manchester City Council

Agenda and draft minutes

Agenda and draft minutes

Budget Council, Council
Friday, 8th March, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: The Council Chamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension

Contact: Donald Connolly 

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Items
No. Item

15.

Lord Mayor's Special Business - International Women's Day

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The Lord Mayor informed the Council that in recognition of International Women’s Day she had invited three guest speakers to address the Council. The Lord Mayor introduced Lucy Powell MP (Manchester Central), Councillor Azra Ali and Councillor Sarah Judge.

16.

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To submit for approval and signature the minutes of the meeting of Council held on 30 January 2019

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Decision

 

To agree the minutes of the ordinary meeting held on 30 January 2019 as a correct record.

17.

Motion without notice - Suspension of Council Rule

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The Leader of the Council moved a motion without notice (Council Rule 19.1(k) to suspend Council Rule 18.3, to allow the submission of an amendment that was moved on the Council Tax Resolution 2019/20 at the meeting of the Resources and Governance Scrutiny Committee 25 February 2019, after the deadline for the receipt of amendments.

 

Resolution

 

The motion was put to Council and voted on, and the Lord Mayor declared that it was carried.

 

Decision

 

That Council Rule 18.3 be suspended to allow the amendment on the Council Tax Resolution 2019/20 to be considered.

18.

The Council's Revenue and Capital Budget 2019/20 - 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 739 KB

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The proceedings of the Art Galleries Committee on 13 February 2019 which provided details of the Art Galleries budget for 2019/20 were submitted for approval. In addition, the part proceedings of the Executive on 13 February 2019 were submitted for approval, which contained details on the following:

 

·           The Council’s Budget 2019/20 covering report;

·           Medium Term Financial Plan 2019/20 - 2021/22;

·           Capital Strategy and Budget 2019/20 to 2023/24;

·           Corporate Core Business Plan 2019/20;

·           Neighbourhoods Directorate Business Planning 2019/20;

·           Children’s Services and Education Business Planning 2019/20;

·           Dedicated Schools Grant 2019/20;

·           Strategic Development Business Planning 2019/20;

·           Housing Revenue Account 2019/20 to 2021/22;

·           Manchester Health and Care Commissioning – Adult Social Care Business Plan and Pooled Budget Planning 2019/20;

·           Homelessness Business Planning 2019/20;

·           Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Borrowing Limits and Annual Investment Strategy 2019/20.

 

The Council considered:

 

·         The Capital Strategy and Budget (Budget 2019/20 – 2023/24) report of the Chief Executive and City Treasurer;

·         The Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Borrowing Limits and Annual Investment Strategy 2019/20 report of the City Treasurer; and

·         The Council Tax Resolution 2019/20 report of the Chief Executive, the City Treasurer and the City Solicitor containing revised budget calculations, as authorised by the Executive.

 

In addition, the Council received the minutes of the Resources and Governance Scrutiny Committee on 25 February 2019 that had considered the Budget Report 2019-2020.

 

The following amendment from Councillor Ellison to the Council Tax Resolution 2019/20 on the report of the City Treasurer and Chief Executive was circulated:

 

“To allocate a budget of £1.5m over three years, to be phased £420k in the first year and £540k in both subsequent years, to increase the capacity of the City Council to tackle anti-social behaviour in our neighbourhoods, to be funded out of the proposed reimbursement of £1.5m to the general fund reserve budgeted for in 2018/19.”

The Leader confirmed that the amendment proposed by Councillor Ellison had been accepted for incorporation into the Council Budget motion. Councillor Ellison confirmed that he had consented to the amendment being incorporated into the motion moved by the Leader of the Council.

 

Council was invited to approve proposals to ensure that the Housing Revenue Account for 2019/20 does not show a debit balance, as set out in Appendix 1 to these minutes.

As part of the recommendations within minute reference Exe/19/12 of the part proceedings: Medium Term Financial Plan 2019-2020 – 2021/2022 Council was also invited to approve for 2019/20:

 

(a)       an increase in the basic amount of Council Tax (i.e. the City’s element of council tax) by 3.49% (including 1.5% for adult social care);

 

(b)       the contingency sum of £1.6m;

 

(c)        delegation of authority to the City Treasurer, in consultation with the Executive Member for Finance and Human Resources to make allocations from the inflationary pressures and budgets to be allocated sum of £9.945m (as shown in Table 4 of those minutes). In doing so it was noted that the MHCC elements of those costs (Table 5) had been included in the Pooled Budget and were  ...  view the full minutes text for item 18.

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To approve the part proceedings of the Executive on 13 February 2019 which contain details of the following:

 

·                The Councils Budget 2019/20 covering report;

·                Medium Term Financial Plan 2019/20 - 2021/22;

·                Capital Strategy and Budget 2019/20 to 2023/24;

·                Corporate Core Business Plan 2019/20;

·                Neighbourhoods Directorate Business Planning 2019/20;

·                Children's Services and Education Business Planning 2019/20;

·                Dedicated Schools Grant 2019/20;

·                Strategic Development Business Planning 2019/20;

·                Housing Revenue Account 2019/20 to 2021/22;

·                Manchester Health and Care Commissioning - Adult Social Care Business Plan and Pooled Budget contribution 2019/20;

·                Homelessness Business Planning 2019/20; and

·                Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Borrowing Limits and Annual Investment Strategy 2019/20

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Appendix 1

 

Housing Revenue Account Budget 2018/19 – 2021/22

 

 

2018/19 (Forecast)

2019/20

2020/21

2021/22

See Para.

 

£000

£000

£000

£000

 

Income

 

 

 

 

 

Housing Rents

(60,279)

(59,914)

(61,239)

(62,462)

5.6

Heating Income

(709)

(734)

(749)

(764)

5.15

PFI Credit

(23,600)

(23,586)

(23,374)

(23,374)

5.12

Other Income

(1,093)

(1,166)

(1,157)

(1,047)

5.11

Funding from General HRA Reserve

2,764

(10,352)

(21,510)

(8,164)

7.1

Total Income

(82,917)

(95,752)

(108,029)

(95,811)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expenditure

 

 

 

 

Northwards R&M & Management Fee

20,583

20,417

20,699

20,943

5.27

PFI Contractor Payments

35,322

33,418

36,227

31,356

5.12

Communal Heating

766

838

855

872

5.15

Supervision and Management

5,270

5,118

5,172

5,243

5.29

Contribution to Bad Debts

1,206

604

925

1,258

5.25

Depreciation

15,184

17,279

17,460

17,611

5.20

Other Expenditure

1,317

1,525

1,347

1,282

5.29

RCCO

0

13,749

22,565

14,483

5.29

Interest Payable and similar charges

3,269

2,804

2,779

2,763

5.21

Total Expenditure

82,917

95,752

108,029

95,811

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Reserves:

 

 

 

 

Opening Balance

(99,939)

(102,703)

(92,351)

(70,841)

7.1

Funding (from)/to Revenue

(2,764)

10,352

21,510

8,164

 

Closing Balance

(102,703)

(92,351)

(70,841)

(62,677)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Appendix 2 – the proposed Capital Programme Budget

 

Project Name

2018/19 Proposed Budget

2019/20 Proposed Budget

2020/21 Proposed Budget

2021/22 Proposed Budget

2022/23 Proposed Budget

2023/24 Proposed Budget

 

£'000’s

Highway Programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highways Planned Maintenance Programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

Planned Highways Maintenance Programme

221

432

75

0

0

0

Drainage

344

970

1,312

0

0

0

Large Patching repairs

2,000

1,088

1,281

1,313

0

0

Carriageway Resurfacing

5,400

5,287

7,190

7,535

0

0

Footway schemes

1,498

2,200

2,893

2,957

0

0

Carriageway Preventative

4,500

4,139

8,282

9,044

0

0

Bridge Maintenance

0

1,200

2,982

3,018

0

0

Other Improvement works

86

1,983

4,769

4,833

0

0

Project Delivery Procurement

0

757

1,681

1,703

0

0

Highways Stand Alone Projects Programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ardwick Grove Village Parking

0

0

20

0

0

0

Didsbury Village Tram Stop Traffic Mitigation

0

0

18

0

0

0

Section 106 Highways work around Metrolink

0

0

47

0

0

0

Barlow Moor Road

0

27

0

0

0

0

Etihad Expansion - Public Realm

0

59

0

0

0

0

Velocity

155

567

0

0

0

0

Cycle City Phase 2

230

4,291

0

0

0

0

Safe Routes to Loreto High School

28

22

0

0

0

0

Safe Routes to Schools

22

58

0

0

0

0

Congestion Target Performance

20

215

0

0

0

0

Piccadilly Undercroft Gating

1

7

0

0

0

0

20mph Zones (Phase 3)

20

80

370

0

0

0

ITB Minor Works

10

93

0

0

0

0

Flood Risk Management - Hidden Watercourses

0

49

0

0

0

0

Flood Risk Management - Higher Blackley Flood Risk

0

41

0

0

0

0

Hyde Road (A57) Pinch Point Widening

106

1,766

2,123

0

0

0

Manchester/Salford Inner Relief Road (MSIRR)

6,032

5,553

100

0

0

0

Great Ancoats Improvement Scheme

453

3,065

5,015

0

0

0

Mancunian Way and Princess Parkway NPIF

438

4,479

3,197

0

0

0

Cycle Parking

19

10

0

0

0

0

Shadowmoss Rd / Mossnook Rd

10

16

0

0

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