Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Wednesday 25th September 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Taunton Library Meeting Room, Paul Street, Taunton, TA1 3XZ

Contact: Michael Bryant or Scott Wooldridge  01823 357628 Email: democraticservices@somerset.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Interest

Details of Cabinet Member interests in District, Town and Parish Councils will be displayed in the meeting room. The Statutory Register of Member’s Interests can be inspected via the Community Governance team.

3.

Minutes from the meeting held on 14 August 2019 pdf icon PDF 44 KB

4.

Public Question Time

The Chair will allow members of the public to present a petition on any matter within the Cabinet’s remit. Questions or statements about any matter on the agenda for this meeting may be taken at the time when each matter is considered.

5.

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To consider the report

Decision:

DECISION

 

The Cabinet approved:

1. ‘Somerset: Our County’ Joint Strategic Needs Assessment 2019 - Data Integration.

2. The responsibility for managing and balancing the risks associated with data integration being taken on by the Health and Wellbeing Board in setting up the Information Governance Panel.

 

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report

 

6.

Quarter 1+1 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 418 KB

To consider the report

Additional documents:

Decision:

DECISION

 

The Cabinet:

 

1. Considered and commented on the information contained within this report.

 

2. Considered the proposed management actions already in place are adequate to improve performance to the desired level.

 

3. Agreed this report and any appendices as the latest position for Somerset County Council against its Council Vision.

 

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report

 

7.

Month 4 (Q1+1) Revenue Budget Monitoring pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To consider the report

Additional documents:

Decision:

DECISION

 

The Cabinet:

 

1. Approved the transfer of £0.175m of Corporate Contingency to allocate the grant funding for Brexit to a specific Brexit budget within Economy Community and Infrastructure (section 4.7).

2. Noted the forecast balanced budget position for the end of 2019/20

3. Noted that £6.033m of the corporate contingency remains unallocated if the above recommendation is approved and this is expected to increase as management actions on service variances are confirmed

4. Noted the delivery of £16.990m savings by Month 4 and the forecast delivery of £21.485m by the year end of the total target of £21.547m.

 

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report

 

8.

Month 4 Capital Budget Monitoring pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To consider the report

Additional documents:

Decision:

DECISION

 

The Cabinet noted the contents of this report.

 

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report

 

9.

Any other urgent items of business

The Chair may raise any items of urgent business.