Agenda

Corporate Services and Economic Growth OSC - Wednesday, 17th November, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Meeting Space, Block 1, Floor 2, County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF

Contact: Rebecca Greally 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 238 KB

Minutes of the meetings of the Corporate Services and Economic Growth OSC held on 11th October 2021, as circulated, to be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chairman. 

3.

DISCLOSURE OF MEMBERS' INTERESTS

Unless already entered in the Council’s Register of Members’ interests, members are required to disclose any personal interest (which includes any disclosable pecuniary interest) they may have in any of the items included on the agenda for the meeting in accordance with the Code of Conduct adopted by the Council on 4 July 2012, and are reminded that if they have any personal interests of a prejudicial nature (as defined under paragraph 17 of the Code Conduct) they must not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter. 

 

NB Any member needing clarification must contact the Monitoring Officer at monitoringofficer@northumberland.gov.uk.  Please refer to the guidance on disclosures at the rear of this Agenda letter. 

 

4.

FORWARD PLAN OF CABINET DECISIONS pdf icon PDF 286 KB

To note the latest Forward Plan of key decisions.? Any further changes made to the Forward Plan will be reported to the Committee.? (Schedule enclosed as?Appendix A). 

5.

BUDGET 2022/23 AND MEDIUM TERM FINANCIAL PLAN 22/26 pdf icon PDF 441 KB

This report provides an update on?the development of the 2022-23?Budget and the  Medium-Term Financial Plan?(MTFP)?covering the period 2022?to 2026. This  report?also?details budget proposals for 2022-23?to meet the budget gap, as a basis  for budget consultation, prior to the receipt of the Local Government Finance  Settlement 2022-23?in December 2021.  (Report enclosed as Appendix B)

 

Councillor Richard Wearmouth, Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Corporate Services is required to attend for this item

 

6.

NORTHUMBERLAND LOTTERY pdf icon PDF 220 KB

This report provides the annual update on the performance of the Northumberland Lottery which was launched on 25 April 2020 following approval by Cabinet on 6 August 2019. The lottery is open to members of the public and supports local community groups. (Report enclosed as Appendix C)

 

Councillor Richard Wearmouth, Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Corporate Services is required to attend for this item. 

 

7.

GREEN HOMES GRANT, LOCAL AUTHORITY DELIVERY PHASE 2 (LAD2) - GRANT FUNDING pdf icon PDF 330 KB

To seek authorisation for the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Round 2  of £2.2m grant funding – for both receipt and spend of capital funding, and  subsequent inclusion in the Council’s Capital Programme. (Report enclosed as Appendix D)

 

Councillor Glen Sanderson, Leader of the Council is required to attend for this item. 

 

8.

CORPORATE PLAN REFRESH 2021-24 pdf icon PDF 191 KB

The report presents the Council’s Corporate Plan for 2021-2024. The Plan for 2021-24 builds on the progress form the previous Corporate Plan and presents a refreshed vision, aims and priorities. This refresh takes account of the changing social and economic context as a result of the Covid Pandemic and the Council’s priorities for leading recovery across the County in the coming months and years. The priorities in the Corporate Plan will be delivered through the Council’s Medium Term Financial Plan, Service Planning and Performance Frameworks. (Report enclosed as Appendix E)

 

Councillor Glen Sanderson, Leader of the Council is required to attend for this item. 

 

Additional documents:

9.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 547 KB

The Committee is asked to review and note the Corporate Services and Economic Growth Overview and Scrutiny Committee Work Programme and Monitoring Report for the 2021/22 council year.  (Report enclosed as Appendix F). 

10.

URGENT BUSINESS

To consider such other business as, in the opinion of the Chair, should, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency