Budget, Resources and Governance Scrutiny Committee - Monday, 24th February, 2020 10.00 am
Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension. View directions
Contact: Michael Williamson
To consider any items which the Chair has agreed to have submitted as urgent.
To consider any appeals from the public against refusal to allow inspection of background documents and/or the inclusion of items in the confidential part of the agenda.
To allow Members an opportunity to [a] declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests they might have in any items which appear on this agenda; and [b] record any items from which they are precluded from voting as a result of Council Tax/Council rent arrears; [c] the existence and nature of party whipping arrangements in respect of any item to be considered at this meeting. 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.
The Council's Budget 2020/21
The following procedure applies for this item:-
(i) The Committee will receive a statement by the Executive Member for Finance and Human Resources on the Executive’s budget proposals and the key issues underlining the budget process;
(ii) The Committee is invited to consider any issues arising from individual Directorate Budget Plans that chairs of scrutiny committees wish to draw specific attention to;
(iii) The Committee is invited to receive a Statement from the Executive Member for Housing and Regeneration regarding the Housing Revenue Account calculations and to consider any amendment proposed in relation to the Housing Revenue account 2020/21 to 2022/23;
(iv) The Committee is invited to consider any amendments to the budget proposals; and
(v) The Committee is invited to summarise its findings and formulate its recommendations to the Council meeting on 6 March 2020.
Minutes of part of the proceedings of Executive on 12 February 2020 - relating to the budget for 2020/21
Minute extracts of the January and February 2020 cycle of scrutiny meetings attached.
The Council's Budget 2020/21 - budget papers pack
In connection to the above, the following documents were considered by Executive on 12 February 2020.
5a. Budget 2020/21 – Covering Report;
5b. Medium Term Financial Plan 2020/21 - 2022/23;
5c. Capital Strategy and Budget 2019/20 to 2023/24;
5d. Council Business Plan 2020/21;
5e. Children and Education Budget 2020/21;
5f. Adult Social Care and Population Health Budget 2020/21
5g. Manchester Health and Care Commissioning Budget 2020/21
5h. Homelessness Budget 2020/21
5i. Neighbourhoods Directorate Budget 2020/21
5j. Growth and Development Budget 2020/21
5k. Corporate Core Budget 2020/21
5l. Dedicated Schools Grant 2020/21;
5m. Housing Revenue Account 2020/21 to 2022/23;
5n. Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Borrowing Limits and Annual Investment Strategy 2020/21
5o. Budget 2020/21 Public Consultation Outcomes
5p. Budget 2020/21 Equality Impact Assessment
These documents will be available to view on the Council’s website using the following link and via the Modern.Gov app on tablet devices:-
Due to the combined size of all of the above documentation, paper copies will only be provided to Elected Members on request.
(The Constitution provides that amendments to Executive’s budget recommendation are to be submitted by the seventh day after the meeting of Executive).
Documents not contained within the budget papers pack
In addition to the above budget pack and in accordance with Council Rule of Procedure 18.3, the Committee is also required to consider any amendments to those recommendations which affect those calculations or the level of Council Tax.
Details of any proposed Budget Amendments
Our Town Hall Project - Notice to Proceed
Report to follow.