Agenda

Business Support Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 24 November 2022 6.00pm

Venue: Meeting Room 9 - Level 3, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR. View directions

Contact: Steve Platt, Democratic Services Officer 

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 436 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 20 October 2022.

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.

Procurement Strategy 2021 to 2025 - 2022 Update Report pdf icon PDF 531 KB

This report seeks to acknowledge the progress made against the 2021-2025 Procurement Strategy and to consider additional objectives to take forward into 2023.

6.

Council Plan Performance Monitoring Report and Strategic Risk Summary Quarter 2 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 243 KB

Medway’s Council Plan 2022/23 sets out the Council’s three priorities. This report and appendices summarise how we performed in Q2 2022/23 on the delivery of the programmes and measures which fall under the remit of this committee which are:

·       Priority: Growth (Appendix 1)

 

Given the overarching responsibilities of this Committee to provide guidance and leadership on the development and coordination of the scrutiny function for all overview and scrutiny committees, this report also contains: 

·       a performance summary of all services (Appendix 2)

 

This report also presents the Q2 2022/23 review of strategic risks (Appendix 3).

 

Additional documents:

7.

Business Support Department Risk Register Summary pdf icon PDF 147 KB

This report presents the Departmental Risk Register for the Business Support Department following a request from Members. 

Additional documents:

8.

Capital Budget Monitoring - Round 2 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 473 KB

This report presents the results of the second round of the Council’s capital budget monitoring process for 2022/23.

9.

Revenue Budget Monitoring - Round 2 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 340 KB

This report presents the results of the second round of the Council’s revenue budget monitoring process for 2022/23. The Council’s summary position is presented at Table 1, with sections 4-8 providing the detail for each service area.

10.

Draft Capital and Revenue Budget 2023/2024 pdf icon PDF 410 KB

This report sets out the Council’s draft capital and revenue budgets for 2023/24. 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 2023.

 

The draft budget is based on the principles set out in the Financial Outlook 2023/24 considered by the Cabinet on 18 October 2022.

Additional documents:

11.

Work programme pdf icon PDF 145 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. 

Additional documents: