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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Substitutes

To receive details of any Member nominated to attend the meeting in place of a Member of the Committee.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

3.

Public Representations

Up to a total of fifteen minutes can be allowed, with each speaker being allocated a maximum of five minutes, for members of the public to present a petition, ask a question or comment on any matter on the Agenda or within the remit of the Committee.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Of the meeting held on 23rd March 2021 to be approved and signed.

5.

Minutes of Personnel and General Purposes Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 3rd March 2021.

6.

Minutes of Place and Economic Development Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 8th March 2021.

7.

Minutes of Income Generation Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 118 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 11th March 2021.

8.

Annual/Quarter 4 Performance Report for 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 190 KB

That the Committee notes the Council’s annual and quarter 4 performance for 2020/21.

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9.

Q4 Financial Monitoring Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 528 KB

1.     That the Committee reviews the financial monitoring details including budget variances and performance indicators for the 4th quarter ended 31 March 2021;

 

2.     That the Committee reviews the proposed write-offs of Council Tax and Business Rates for the quarter and approves the amounts noted;

 

3.     That the Committee approves the transfer of the reserve noted in paragraph 10.7; and

 

4.     That the Committee considers officer recommendations on the allocation of the 2020/21 budget surplus as detailed in paragraph 10.5 of the report.

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9a

Q4 Financial Monitoring Report 2020/21 - Allocation of Remaining Year End Surplus pdf icon PDF 227 KB

That the Committee agrees to allocate the remaining year end surplus for the purposes identified in the report.

 

10.

Corporate Risk Management Report - Quarter 4 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 192 KB

That the Committee notes the Corporate Risk Management Report.

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11.

Future High Streets Programme: Funding Agreement pdf icon PDF 235 KB

That the Committee:

 

1.     Notes the progress on the development of the Future High Streets Fund Programme and the objectives for the Future High Street Programme as set out at paragraph 2.5; and

 

2.   Authorises the Deputy Director Governance to sign the Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).

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12.

Future High Streets Programme: Acquisition of Scala Theatre and Public Realm Works pdf icon PDF 260 KB

That the Committee:

 

1.     Approves the acquisition of the Scala Theatre on the terms set out in the private report;

 

2.     Authorises the Managing Director and the Deputy Director Governance to progress a funding agreement with Worcestershire County Council in respect of public realm works; and

 

3.     Authorises the expenditure of £170,000 of Future High Street Fund Grant towards advanced survey and design work for public realm schemes.

13.

Replacement of Wetside Floor Tiles at Perdiswell Leisure Centre pdf icon PDF 251 KB

 

That the Committee:

 

1.     Authorises the Corporate Director of Homes and Communities and Corporate Director Finance and Resources to procure contractors to replace the wetside floor tiles at Perdiswell Leisure Centre;

 

2.     Recommends to Council an amendment to the Capital programme of up to £182,100 to meet the costs of the capital works; and

 

3.     Notes that the potential loss of income to Freedom Leisure and the Council during the works closure period will be funded by the Council’s Income Contingency Reserve.

14.

Appointments to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 196 KB

That the Committee confirm the appointments to outside bodies for 2021/22.

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15.

Any Other Business

Which in the opinion of the Chairman is of sufficient urgency as to warrant consideration.

16.

Items Involving the Disclosure of Exempt Information

The Committee are invited to pass the following resolution:-

 

That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of information as defined in Schedule 12A of the said Act.

PART II

(ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND DECISION IN PRIVATE)

17.

Future High Streets Fund: Acquisition of the Former Scala Theatre (Shipleys Amusement Centre)

To note the commercially sensitive information set out below in support of the Committee’s report on the acquisition of the former Scala Theatre.

18.

Replacement of Wetside Floor Tiles at Perdiswell Leisure Centre

That the Committee notes the information set out in this private report, in support of the Committee’s public report on the replacement of wetside floor tiles at Perdiswell Leisure Centre.