Extraordinary, at the rise of the preceding meeting, Council - Wednesday, 28th October, 2020 10.30 am
Contact: Andrew Woods
The Lord Mayor's Announcements and Special Business
To allow members an opportunity to declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they might have in any items which appear on this agenda; and record any items from which they are precluded from voting as a result of Council Tax or Council rent arrears. Members with a personal interest should declare that at the start of the item under consideration. If members also have a prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they must withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of the item.
To submit the minutes of the Executive on 6 May 2020, 3 June 2020, 3 July 2020, 29 July 2020, 9 September 2020. A list of resolutions made at those meetings that would otherwise have been considered by the Council can be found in the report entitled Use of Emergency Urgency Powers and Urgent Key Decisions on this Summons. For the meeting held on 14 October 2020, Council is asked in particular to consider:
Exe/20/104 Revenue Budget Monitoring 2020/21 and Budget Position 2021/22.
To recommend to the Council the approval of the proposed budget transfer of £7.627m from ‘third party payments’ to ‘transfer to reserves’ in order to support the 2021/22 budget.
Exe/20/105 Capital Budget Monitoring 2020/21
To recommend that the Council approve virements over £0.5m within the capital programme as outlined in Appendix 1 of these minutes
To recommend that the Council approve the capital programme as presented in Appendix 2 of these minutes which will require prudential borrowing of £790.7m to fund non-HRA schemes over the five-year period for which provision has been made in the revenue budget for the associated financing costs (within limits previously agreed).
Exe/20/106 Capital Programme Update
To recommend that the Council approve the following changes to Manchester City Council’s capital programme:
· Growth and Development – Demolition of Grey Mare Police Station. A capital budget increase of £0.761m is requested, funded by HCA Eastlands Reserve Fund.
Highways Services - Planned Maintenance 2020/21
Carriageway Preventative Programme. A capital budget virement of £1.289m is requested from the
Highways Project Delivery Fund budget.
· Public Sector Housing – Silk Street. A capital budget increase of £12.048m is requested, funded by £5.650m HRA (RCCO), £4.140m Grant and £2.258m Capital Receipts.
Exe/20/112 The Factory
To recommend that the Council approve a Capital Budget increase of £45.17m for The Factory. This will increase the total capital budget for the construction of The Factory from £140.62m to £185.79m to be met from external contributions. This increase will be met from Council resources to support the delivery of Factory in advance of external contributions being received by the Council, in order that the Council can continue to meet its contractual obligations.
To note the minutes of the following committees:
Resources and Governance - 23 June 2020, 21 July 2020,1 September 2020 and 6 October 2020 (to follow)
Health - 23 June 2020, 21 July 2020,1 September 2020 and 6 October 2020
Children and Young People - 24 June 2020, 21 July 2020, 2 September 2020 and 7 October 2020 (to follow)
Neighbourhoods and Environment - 24 June 2020, 22 July 2020, 2 September 2020 and 7 October 2020
Economy - 25 June 2020, 23 July 2020, 3 September 2020 and 8 October 2020
Communities and Equalities - 25 June 2020, 23 July 2020, 3 September 2020 and 8 October 2020 (to follow)
To submit for approval the minutes of the following meetings and consider recommendations made by the committees:
Audit - 28 July 2020, 15 September 2020 and 13 October 2020 (to follow)
Constitutional and Nomination - 27 October 2020 (to follow)
Health and Wellbeing Board - 26 August 2020
Planning and Highways - 27 August 2020 and 24 September 2020
Dates of Council meetings in 2020/21
To agree the dates of ordinary meetings of the Council in 2020/21:
Wednesday 25 November 2020
Wednesday 3 February 2021
Friday 5 March 2021 (Budget)
Wednesday 31 March 2021
and that the Annual Meeting of the Council 2021 will be on 19 May 2021
The report of the City Solicitor is enclosed.