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Welcome and introductions

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Emergency Evacuation Procedure

The Chair will draw attention to the emergency evacuation procedure as set out in the Notes

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Apologies for Absence

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Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting declarations of interest are received from Members in any of the agenda items under consideration at the meeting. Members are asked to indicate:

(a) The agenda item number in which they have an interest to declare.

(b) The nature of their interest.

(c) Whether their interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an other interest,  (as defined in Part 2, A and B of the Code of Conduct and Rules for Registration of Interests)

Any Member who needs to clarify any matters relating to the declaration of interests is recommended to seek advice from the Council’s Monitoring Officeror a member of his staff before the meeting to expedite dealing with the item during the meeting.

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To Announce any Urgent Business Agreed by the Chair

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Questions from Public and Councillors

Questions submitted before the deadline will receive a reply from an appropriate Cabinet member or a promise to respond within 5 days of the meeting.  Councillors may ask one supplementary question for each question they submitted, up to a maximum of two per Councillor.

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Statements, Deputations or Petitions from Public or Councillors

Councillors and members of the public may register their intention to make a statement if they notify the subject matter of their statement before the deadline.  Statements are limited to 3 minutes each.  The speaker may then be asked by Cabinet members to answer factual questions arising out of their statement.

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Minutes of Previous Cabinet Meeting pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair

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Consideration of Single Member Items Requisitioned to Cabinet

This is a standard agenda item, to cover any reports originally placed on the Weekly list for single Member decision making, which have subsequently been the subject of a Cabinet Member requisition to the full Cabinet, under the Council’s procedural rules.

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Matters Referred by Policy Development and Scrutiny Bodies

This is a standing agenda item (Constitution rule 14, part 4D – Executive Procedure Rules) for matters referred by Policy Development and Scrutiny bodies.  The Chair of the relevant PDS Panel will have the right to attend and to introduce the Panel’s recommendations to Cabinet.

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Single Member Cabinet Decisions Taken since Previous Cabinet Meeting pdf icon PDF 58 KB

A list of Cabinet Single Member decisions taken and published since the last Cabinet meeting to note (no debate).

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Budget & Council Tax 2020/21 and Financial Outlook pdf icon PDF 394 KB

This report presents the revenue and capital budgets together with proposals for Council Tax and Adult Social Care Precept for 2020/21.

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B&NES Corporate Strategy 2020-2024 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

The Council’s Corporate Strategy will guide Council activity and budget planning over the next four years. This report invites Cabinet to recommend to Council that the Corporate Strategy and Corporate Delivery Programme as set out in Appendix One and Appendix Three be adopted.

Once adopted, the Corporate Strategy will become the overarching framework for Council activities until 2024 and will frame our financial strategy over the same period.

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Revenue and Capital Budget Monitoring, Cash Limits and Virements - April 2019 to December 2019 pdf icon PDF 224 KB

This report presents the financial monitoring information for the Authority as a whole for the financial year 2019/20 to the end of December 2019.

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Treasury Management 2019-20 Quarter 3 Performance Report (Mid Year Update) pdf icon PDF 321 KB

In February 2012 the Council adopted the 2011 edition of the CIPFA Treasury Management in the Public Services: Code of Practice, which requires the Council to approve a Treasury Management Strategy before the start of each financial year, review performance during the year, and approve an annual report after the end of each financial year.

This report gives details of performance against the Council’s Treasury Management Strategy and Annual Investment Plan for 2019/20 for the first nine months of 2019/20.

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Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Treasury Investment Strategy 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Treasury risk management at the Authority is conducted within the framework of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy’s Treasury Management in the Public Services: Code of Practice 2017 Edition (the CIPFA Code) which requires the Authority to approve a treasury management strategy before the start of each financial year. This report fulfils the Authority’s legal obligation under the Local Government Act 2003 to have regard to the CIPFA Code.

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Heritage Services revised Business Plan 2020-2025 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

This report introduces the Heritage Services business plan update (‘the Plan’) for the five-year period 2020/21 to 2024/25. It sets out the business unit’s strategy for delivering savings targets and increasing its financial return to the Council on an ongoing and sustainable basis. The Plan includes strategies for addressing the Climate Emergency as well as for pricing, marketing and investment in conservation, staff development and the quality of the visitor experience to achieve the ambitious targets set out in it, and an analysis of the risk involved.

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