Agenda and decisions

Executive - Monday, 29th January, 2024 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, The Arc, Clowne

Contact: Alison Bluff  Governance Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies For Absence

2.

Urgent Items of Business

To note any urgent items of business which the Chairman has consented to being considered under the provisions of Section 100(B) 4(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Members should declare the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interest and Non Statutory Interest as defined by the Members’ Code of Conduct in respect of:

 

a)  any business on the agenda

b)  any urgent additional items to be considered

c)  any matters arising out of those items

and if appropriate, withdraw from the meeting at the relevant time.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 234 KB

To consider the minutes of the last meeting held on 4th December 2024

Non Key Decisions

5.

Safeguarding Policy and Procedures - Protecting Children and Adults at Risk pdf icon PDF 422 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that the draft Derbyshire wide policy - Safeguarding Policy and Procedures, Protecting Children and Adults at Risk be adopted.

 

6.

Bolsover Local Nature Recovery Champion pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED that Councillor Anne Clarke be theLocal Nature Recovery Champion Member role for the Council.

 

7.

Medium Term Financial Plan 2023/24 to 2027/28 pdf icon PDF 564 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that all recommendations below be referred to Council on 31st January 2024;

 

1) that in the view of the Section 151 Officer, the estimates included in the Medium-Term Financial Plan 2023/24 to 2027/28, are robust and that the level of financial reserves, whilst at minimum levels are adequate, be accepted,

 

2) that officers report back to Executive and to the Finance and Corporate Overview Scrutiny Committee on a quarterly basis regarding the overall position in respect of the Council’s budgets.

 

GENERAL FUND

1. A Council Tax increase of £5.89 is levied in respect of a notional Band D property (2.99%).

 

2. The Medium-Term Financial Plan in respect of the General Fund as set out in Appendix 1 to the report be approved as the Revised Budget 2023/24, as the Original Budget in respect of 2024/25, and the financial projection in respect of 2025/26 to 2027/28.

 

3. That any further under spend in respect of 2023/24 is transferred to the Council’s General Fund Reserves.

 

4. On the basis that income from Planning Fees may exceed £0.500m in 2023/24, the Head of Paid Service, in consultation with the Leader, is granted delegated powers to authorise such additional resources as necessary to effectively manage the resultant increase in workload.

 

HOUSING REVENUE ACCOUNT

1. That Council increases its rent levels by 7.7% to apply from 1st April 2024.

 

2. That the increases in respect of other charges as outlined in Appendix 4, Table 1 to the report be implemented with effect from 1st April 2024.

 

3. The Medium-Term Financial Plan in respect of the Housing Revenue Account as set out in Appendix 3 and 4 to the report be approved as the Revised Budget in respect of 2023/24, as the Original Budget in respect of 2024/25, and the financial projection in respect of 2025/26 to 2027/28.

 

4. That under spends in respect of 2023/24 to 2027/28 are transferred to the HRA Revenue Reserve.

 

CAPITAL PROGRAMME

1. That the Capital Programme as set out in Appendix 5 to the report be approved as the Revised Budget in respect of 2023/24, and as the Approved Programme for 2024/25 to 2027/28.

 

 

 

Key Decisions

8.

Dragonfly Service Level Agreements pdf icon PDF 166 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that 1) the contents of the SLA be noted,

 

2) the Council enters into the service level agreement with Dragonfly Management (Bolsover) Limited,

 

3) delegated power is granted to the Council’s Chief Executive Officer to agree any amendments to the service level agreement.

 

9.

Lease to 2WL Limited at Pleasley Vale Business Park pdf icon PDF 326 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that 1) the negotiated and agreed heads of terms be approved,

 

2) that the Council enters in to a lease agreement with 2WL Limited.