Decision details

2018/19 Financial Outturn and Review of Performance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet considered a report on the financial outturn and review of performance for 2018/19.


It was noted that the figure for the performance and turnaround of major planning applications in paragraph 1.10 of the report should read 94% and not 74% against a target of 90%.


The Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee had considered the report at its meeting on 6th June 2019. Councillor J Clowes, Chairman of the Committee, reported the Committee’s recommendations to Cabinet as follows:


That Cabinet be asked to consider the comments and recommendations raised by the Committee as follows:


(a)  Cabinet ensure that pragmatic actions are taken to resolve unexpected financial pressures that may impact on the Council’s approved budget for 2019/20.


(b)  The Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee be involved in any consultation process undertaken for new, proposed ways that the Council may implement the New Homes Bonus (Phase 2).


(c)  Consideration be given to the air quality and pollution implications arising from motor traffic and highways, as part of any environmental improvement strategies.


(d)  The Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee be kept informed of any review undertaken of, or modification to, the Medium Term Financial Strategy Reserve (or central contingency.)


In response to a question from members, the Portfolio Holder for Highways and Waste indicated that he had asked officers to assess and report back on the financial implications of a review of car parking charges in Crewe.




That Cabinet


1.    notes and accepts the recommendations of the Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee;


2.    notes the balanced revenue position;


3.    notes the capital outturn position;


4.    notes the debt management position;


5.    receives and notes the Treasury Management Annual Report for 2018/19 as detailed in Appendix 7 to the report; and


6.    recommends that Council approve:


fully funded supplementary capital estimates above £1,000,000 in accordance with Financial Procedure Rules as detailed in Appendix 4, Table 6.


Publication date: 13/06/2019

Date of decision: 11/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 11/06/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/06/2019

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