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Revenue Budget and Capital Programme Monitoring 2017/18 Month 12 as at 31/3/18

Decision Maker: Co-operative Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report provides the Month 12 monitoring statement on the City Council’s Revenue Budget and Capital Programme for 2017/18.



The Executive Director, Resources submitted a report providing the outturn monitoring statement on the City Council’s Revenue and Capital Budget for 2017/18.




RESOLVED: That Cabinet:-  





notes the updated information and management actions provided by this

report and attached appendices on the 2017/18 Revenue Budget







notes the recommendation of the Executive Director, Resources and

Statutory Finance Officer, at Paragraph 12 of the report, that the General Fund reserve is returned to the minimum recommended level of £12.6m (approximately 3% of net revenue expenditure) during 2018/19;






approves the request for project funding, and associated recommendations, described in Appendix 7 of the report; and






in relation to the Capital Programme, notes the Outturn position described in Appendix 8 of the report.





Reasons for Decision




To formally record changes to the Revenue Budget and the Capital Programme.




Alternatives Considered and Rejected




A number of alternative courses of action are considered as part of the process undertaken by Officers before decisions are recommended to Members. The recommendations made to Members represent what Officers believe to be the best options available to the Council, in line with Council priorities, given the constraints on funding and the use to which funding is put within the Revenue Budget and the Capital Programme.




Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted








Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration








Respective Director Responsible for Implementation




Eugene Walker, Executive Director, Resources




Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In




Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee




Report author: Mike Thomas

Publication date: 25/06/2018

Date of decision: 20/06/2018

Decided at meeting: 20/06/2018 - Co-operative Executive

Effective from: 30/06/2018

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