Agenda

Business Support Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 26 November 2020 6.30pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Steve Platt, Democratic Services Officer 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 22 October 2020.

3.

Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report.

4.

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests and Whipping pdf icon PDF 471 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct.  Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 4.

 

5.

Attendance of the Portfolio Holder for Resources pdf icon PDF 541 KB

This report provides an overview of activities and progress made on work areas within the Resources Portfolio, which fall within the remit of this Committee. This information is provided in relation to the Portfolio Holder for Resources being held to account.

6.

Staff survey on working arrangements pdf icon PDF 459 KB

This report accompanies a short presentation on the results of a survey on the working arrangements experienced by colleagues whilst we have been responding to the pandemic.  The survey aims to capture feedback on the current experience and thoughts from the workforce on how we take good practice forward into our new ways of working, and how we can eliminate any concerns colleagues are facing.

7.

Procurement Strategy 2021-2025 pdf icon PDF 273 KB

The purpose of this report is to update the Committee on the progress made against the 2016-2021 Procurement Strategy and the establishment of a 2021-2025 Procurement Strategy.

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8.

Council Plan Performance Monitoring and Risk Register Review Quarter 2 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 308 KB

 

This report summarises performance in Quarter 2 (Q2) 2020/21 on the delivery of the programmes and measures which fall within the remit of this Committee.

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9.

Capital Budget Monitoring Report Round 2 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 291 KB

This report presents the results of the second round of the Council’s capital budget monitoring process for 2020/21.

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10.

Revenue Budget Monitoring Report Round 2 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 514 KB

This report presents the results of the second round of the Council’s revenue budget monitoring process for 2020/21. Section 3 sets out the overall position, while Sections 4-7 and appendices 1-3 provide full details.

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11.

Draft Capital and Revenue Budget 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 407 KB

This report presents the Council’s draft capital and revenue budgets for 2021/2022. In accordance with the Constitution, Cabinet is required to develop ‘initial budget proposals’ approximately three months before finalising the budget and setting council tax levels at the end of February 2021. The draft budget is based on the principles contained in the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) 2021-2023 considered by the Cabinet on 17 November.

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12.

Monuments and place names working group pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Report to follow.

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13.

Covid-19 Response - Phase 2 pdf icon PDF 222 KB

This report provides Business Support Overview and Scrutiny Committee Members with the opportunity to scrutinise the latest steps taken by the Council to assist Medway to in the second Response phase of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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14.

Work programme pdf icon PDF 752 KB

This item advises Members of the current work programme and allows the Committee to adjust it in the light of latest priorities, issues and circumstances. It gives Members the opportunity to shape and direct the Committee’s activities over the year. 

15.

Exclusion of press and public pdf icon PDF 180 KB

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