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No. Item


Appointment of Substitutes

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


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


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.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Of the meeting held on 16th October 2023 to be approved and signed.


Minutes of Personnel and General Purposes Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 18th October 2023.


Future High Street Fund - Scala and Corn Exchange Programme Review pdf icon PDF 658 KB

That the Committee:


1.     notes that the outcome of the project review, undertaken with the oversight of the Major Programmes Member Reference Group;


2.     agrees the recommendations and proposed actions arising from the key lines of enquiry;


3.     requests that the Managing Director writes to DLUHC on behalf of the Council setting out issues regarding the management of grant-funded capital programmes identified in the report; and


4.     agrees the adjustments to the Council’s approved objectives for the Scala/Corn Exchange project as set out in the report.


St Peter The Great County Parish Council/ Warndon Parish Council: Review of Electoral Arrangements pdf icon PDF 146 KB

That the Committee identifies a preferred option for the ordinary year of election for St Peter the Great County Parish Council and Warndon Parish Council and refers the matter onto full Council to make a final determination.


Quarter 2 Financial Monitoring Report 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 308 KB

1.     That the Committee reviews the financial monitoring details including budget variances and performance indicators for the 2nd quarter ended 30th September 2023; and


2.     That the Committee approves the write-offs of Council Tax and Business Rates for the quarter.

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Corporate Risk Management Report - Quarter 2, 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 135 KB

That the Committee notes the updated assessment of corporate risks at the end of quarter 2 and the revised Corporate Risk Register.

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Quarter 2 Performance Report for 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 101 KB

That the Policy and Resources Committee notes the Council’s quarter 2 for 2023/24.

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Setting of the Budget for 2024/25 and MTFP to 2028/29 pdf icon PDF 170 KB

1.     That the Committee note the Budgets for the various services identified for 2023/24; and


2.     That the Committee note the progress made in delivering the projects included in the City Plan and City Delivery Fund that are relevant to this Committee and confirms the programme of work resourced.

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Use of Managing Director's Urgency Powers pdf icon PDF 118 KB

1.     To note the use of urgency powers to agree to participate in the Worcestershire business Rates Pool for 2024/25 only; and


2.     To delegate to the Corporate Director – Finance and Resources authority to finalise the arrangements for the pool in consultation with the Chair and the Vice-chairs of the Policy and Resources Committee.

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Any Other Business

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