Decision details

Corporate Financial Monitoring Report, Quarter 3, 2022/23

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the third quarter Revenue & Capital Monitoring forecast and to consider any specific recommendations on the application of resources in-year, including movements to and from reserves, as required by financial procedure rules.





1)    That, in regards to the General Fund; (i) the forecast revenue outturn position at Quarter 3 be noted (ii) the forecast year end position on corporate reserves and balances at Quarter 3 be noted (iii) it be noted that regular monitoring and review of corporate reserves in 2022/2023 will be reported to Cabinet within the quarterly financial monitoring cycle (iv) approval be delegated for the proposed temporary operational measures, as set out at paragraph 3.7.7, to the relevant Strategic Director in consultation with the relevant Cabinet Member/s, having taken account of relevant powers and duties and an obligation to consult and engage (v) it be agreed that if a decision is made in relation to fees and charges which amends a previous Cabinet decision, as set out at paragraph 3.7.10 of the report, such a decision would have the effect of changing any previous decision and (vi) it be noted that the Council would continue to work collaboratively with KAL to support KAL’s financial sustainability over the medium term.

2)    That the forecast position on the Collection Fund as at Quarter 3 be noted.

3)    That the Quarter 3 forecast Housing Revenue Account position and forecast year-end reserves position be noted.

4)    That, in regards to Capital; (i) the Quarter 3 forecast capital monitoring position for 2022/2023 be noted (ii) approval be given to the re-profiling of the 2022/2023 capital plan as set out in the report (Appendix 5 refers) (iii) approval be given to £250k retrospectively for urgent building and repair works at Healds Road Childrens Homes (iv) approval be given to £40k traffic calming measures outside Magdale House Childrens Home and for funding to be transferred from the Best Start Capital plan into the Highways Capital Plan for implementation (v) approval be given to £80k from the play strategy playable spaces programme line towards funding the shortfall in repairing an existing sand based pitch at Storthes Hall (vi) approval be given to £1.265m grant funding from Network Rail allocated towards funding Council staff to cover the Trans-Pennine Route Upgrade (vii) approval be given to £500k section 106 funding towards the delivery of affordable homes at Kenmore Drive and (viii) approval be given to £2.3m Local Authority Housing Fund to provide accommodation for families with housing needs who have arrived in the UK via Ukrainian and Afgan resettlement/relocations schemes, with £2.4m match-funding funded from the 2023/2024 Housing Revenue Account Capital Plan, to be incorporated into the next iteration of the capital plan at outturn.



Report author: Sarah Hill

Publication date: 15/03/2023

Date of decision: 14/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/03/2023

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