The Sub-Committee received a report on the
Quarter 1 Performance for 2020/21. The Corporate Director –
Finance and Resources presented the report. The Scorecard has been
refreshed for 2020/21 with projects completed in the last financial
year replaced with new projects as previously agreed by this
The Corporate Director highlighted a number of
projects, as follows:
In respect of the Hockey Facility, security for the financing has
been a key issue, this has progressed well and the financing
arrangements and are now close to completion. It is anticipated
that the facility will be available for September 2021;
It had been intended to report to Policy and Resources Committee on
the Futsal Facility and All-Weather Pitch in the Spring, this will
now be done in Autumn 2021.
Boat Moorings on the Riverside – much of this work is now
included in the Riverside Improvements project. There has been a
delay as River Safety Association staff have been furloughed. They
have now returned and a response is expected next month.
The Head of Finance highlighted a number of
points, including the impact of lockdown on Riverside and Guildhall
income, the reduction in trade waste activity and additional
take-up of the garden waste collection facility. The most
significant shortfall had been in respect of car park
income during lockdown. Whilst the
Covid-19 pandemic had increased activity in Bereavement Services,
the crematorium services have been shorter and the fees reduced
accordingly. The lockdown has seen a reduction of income in all
areas of the Development Management service.
The Head of Finance responded to questions on
RESOLVED: That the Sub-Committee note:
the Council’s Annual and Quarter 4 performance for Income
Generation for 2019/20; and
the Council’s Quarter 1 performance for 2020/21.