Background
Background

Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: The Carlisle/Spedding Room, The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven. CA28 7SJ

Contact: Clive Willoughby  Tel: 01946 598328

Items
No. Item

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Apologies for Absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Anne Bradshaw and Felicity Wilson.

 

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Declarations of Interest.

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Interest made at this meeting.

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Minutes of meeting dated 21 November 2018. pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED - That the minutes of the meeting held on 21 November 2018 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

 

Arising from the minutes, Councillor Sam Meteer expressed concern that answers to questions raised at the meeting remained outstanding.

 

RESOLVED - That the Scrutiny Officer obtain the outstanding information and circulate to the Committee members.

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2018/19 Quarter 2 Revenue and Capital Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 674 KB

Minutes:

The Chief Finance Officer introduced the 2018/19 Quarter 2 Revenue and Capital Monitoring Report.

 

Members were advised that since the last meeting, Copeland Borough Council had received a Capitalisation Directive from Government in relation to the costs associated with the Cyber-attack. This allowed the Council to fund revenue costs up to £788k in 2018/18 and £991k in 2018/19 from Capital Receipts.

 

During the discussion that followed, it was asked if the decision to Capitalise had to be made formally at a Council meeting.

 

It was further requested that clarification be sought regarding the net overspend within the Commercial area, particularly regarding Markets.

 

RESOLVED:- that

a)      the report be noted,

b)      the Chief Finance Officer liaise with the Solicitor to establish if the decision to Capitalise had to be made formally at a Council meeting, and

c)      the Scrutiny Officer obtain further clarification regarding the net overspend within the Commercial area, particularly regarding Markets.

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Date and Time of Next Meeting.

Minutes:

A date for the next meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Performance Sub-Committee was not set, but would be arranged by the Scrutiny Officer in consultation with the Chair, as soon as the next set of Finance reports were available.

 

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