Agenda and decisions

Virtual Meeting, Council - Wednesday 9th September 2020 5.30 pm

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Announcements by the Mayor and Chief Executive

To receive any announcements from the Mayor and Chief Executive.


Apologies for absence

Group Business Managers to submit any apologies for absence.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 135 KB

To agree and authorise the Mayor to sign the Minutes of Council held on 8 July 2020.



Declaration of Interests pdf icon PDF 22 KB

The Councillors will be asked to say if there are any items of the Agenda in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, which would prevent them from participating in any discussion of them items or participating in any vote upon the items, or any other interests.




Members Allowances Independent Review Panel (MAIRP) 2020/2021 (Reference from Corporate Governance and Audit Committee) pdf icon PDF 592 KB

To consider the report.


Contact: Carl Whistlecraft, Head of Democracy and Place Based Working


That the recommendations as out in the report of the Members Allowances Independent Review Panel 2020/2021, and the Members Allowances Scheme for 2020/2021, be approved.


Pay Policy Statement 2020/2021 (Reference from Personnel Committee) pdf icon PDF 217 KB

To consider the report.


Contact: Deborah Lucas - Head of Peoples Services

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That the annual Pay Policy Statement, as attached at Appendix Ai of the report, be approved.


Financial Outturn and Rollover 2019-2020 incorporating General Fund Revenue , Housing Revenue Account, Capital and Treasury Management Report (Reference from Cabinet) pdf icon PDF 218 KB

To consider the report.


Contact: Eamonn Croston, Service Director – Finance

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1)    That, in regards to General Fund; (i) the revenue outturn position 2019-2020 be noted (ii) the year end position on corporate reserves, including financial resilience reserves be noted (iii) the arrangement for regular monitoring and review of corporate reserves in 2020-2021, to be reported to Cabinet within the quarterly financial monitoring cycle, be noted (iv) the use of the Council’s flexible receipts strategy for the year end capitalisation of £2.4m transformation related costs in 2019-2020 be noted.


2)    That the year-end position on the Collection Fund be noted.


3)    That the Housing Revenue Account outturn and reserves position 2019-2020, be noted.


4)    That, in regards to Capital; (i) the outturn position 2019-2020, be noted (ii) approval be given to the £17.8m capital rollover from 2019-2020 to 2020-2021 (iii) approval be given to the revised capital plan for the period 2020-2025, having taking into account rollover, the re-phasing of schemes and changes to grant assumptions (iv) it be noted that officers will continue to review 2020-2021 in-year budget profiles with a view to transfer budget into future years to ensure a more realistic monitoring profile (v) approval be given to the detailed 2 year Highways capital plan 2020-21 and 2021-22 which incorporates the large scheme road resurfacing programme and (vi) authority be delegated to the Strategic Director for Children in consultation with the Portfolio Member for Children’s Services, along with the head of Corporate Landlord and Head of Legal services, to negotiate and to procure identified properties to meet service needs within the £2m programme total. (para 1.10.20)


5)    That, in regards to treasury management, the review of treasury management activity for 2019-2020 be noted.



Devolution Deal for West Yorkshire - Consultation Outcomes (Reference from Cabinet) pdf icon PDF 487 KB

To consider the report.


Contact: Nick Howe, Partnerships and Corporate Planning and Julie Muscroft, Service Director – Legal, Governance and Commissioning


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1)    That the decision of the meeting of Cabinet held on 1 September 2020 to approve the recommendations as set out on pages 136 and 137 be endorsed.

2)    That the updated timetable, as set out at Appendix 3, and the next steps which are subject to the consent being given by the constituent councils and WYCA to the draft order in November 2020 so that a mayoral combined authority model and associated changes may be adopted and implemented by May 2021, as set out in the Minded-to Deal, be noted.


Minutes of Cabinet pdf icon PDF 453 KB

To receive Minutes of the Meetings of Cabinet held on 25 February 2020, 1 May 2020, 21 May 2020, 26 May 2020, 2 June 2020, 16 June 2020, 29 June 2020, 13 July 2020 and 28 July 2020.

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Oral Questions to the Leader and Cabinet Members

To receive oral questions and comments to Cabinet Members on their portfolios and Cabinet Minutes (including Minutes circulated with the previous agenda dated 18 March 2020).   


(i)            The Leader of the Council (Councillor Pandor)

(ii)          The Deputy Leader of the Council / Regeneration Portfolio (Councillor McBride)

(iii)         Children’s Portfolio (Councillor Kendrick)

(iv)         Corporate Portfolio (Councillor Turner)

(v)          Culture and Environment Portfolio (Councillor Walker)

(vi)         Greener Kirklees Portfolio (Councillor Mather)

(vii)        Health and Social Care Portfolio (Councillor Khan)

(viii)      Learning, Aspiration and Communities Portfolio (Councillor Pattison)



Minutes of Other Committees pdf icon PDF 270 KB

To receive for information the minutes of the following Committees;


(i)               Corporate Governance and Audit Committee

(ii)              Corporate Parenting Board

(ii)         Health and Wellbeing Board

(iii)        Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee

(iv)        Strategic Planning Committee


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