Agenda


This Meeting will be held Virtually, Budget Planning Committee - Tuesday 25 January 2022 6.30 pm

Venue: Virtual meeting

Contact: Lesley Farrell, Democratic and Elections  Email: democracy@cherwell-dc.gov.uk, 01295 221591

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Notification of Substitute Members

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2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 229 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 9 December 2021.

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4.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

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5.

Urgent Business

The Chairman to advise whether they have agreed to any item of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.

 

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6.

2021/22 Capital Programme pdf icon PDF 359 KB

Report of Director of Finance

 

Purpose of report

 

For the Committee to consider the 2021/22 Capital Programme and discuss further the schemes identified by the Committee Chair larger schemes and/or those with little spend so far in the financial year.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.       To note the 2021/22 Capital Programme

 

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7.

Draft 2022/23 Capital and Investment Strategy pdf icon PDF 404 KB

Report of the Director of Finance

 

Purpose of report

 

To submit the draft Capital and Investment Strategy for 2022-23.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.       To recommend the draft strategy for 2022-23 to Full Council.

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8.

Reserves Review pdf icon PDF 568 KB

Report of the Director of Finance

 

Purpose of report

 

To update Budget Planning Committee (BPC) on the Review of Reserves that has taken place in preparation of the budget for 2022/23 and the Medium-Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) 2022/23 – 2026/27.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1     to note the outcome of the review of reserves and the forecast over the MTFS period.

 

1.2     to provide the Executive with feedback on whether the Committee supports the draft reserve allocations.

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9.

Covid-19 Business Grants pdf icon PDF 371 KB

Report of Director of Finance

 

Purpose of report

 

This report is to provide the Committee with an update on the total amount of grants paid out to businesses in Cherwell to support them during the pandemic up to 31 December 2021. 

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.       To note the number and value of Covid-19 Business Grants paid out by Cherwell District Council to local businesses during the course of the pandemic to 31 December 2021.

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10.

Review of Committee Work Plan pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To review the Committee Work Plan.

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