Agenda and minutes

Council
Thursday, 22nd July, 2021 2.30 pm

Venue: Sports Hall, Gateshead Leisure Centre

Contact: Roz Patterson 

Items
No. Item

CL19

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held 27 May 2021 pdf icon PDF 271 KB

Minutes:

COUNCIL RESOLVED

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That the minutes of the meeting held on 27 May 2021 be approved as a correct record.

 

CL20

Official Announcements

(announcements may be made by the Mayor, Leader of the Council or the Chief Executive)

Minutes:

(A)       Liberal Democrat Appointments        

 

Councillor Jonathan Wallace will replace Councillor Susan Craig on the Gateshead Health and Wellbeing Board and the Joint OSC for the NE and North Cumbria ICS and North and Central ICPS. Councillor Susan Craig will be substitute member for the latter body.

CL21

Petitions

(to receive petitions submitted under Council Procedure Rule 10)

Minutes:

Councillor R Beadle submitted a petition regarding the prevention of the use of residential streets, Myrtle Grove and Albert Drive, for through traffic between Durham Road and Saltwell Road South.

CL22

Questions from Members of the Public

(to consider any questions submitted under Council Procedure Rule 7)

Minutes:

There were no questions submitted by members of the public.

CL23

Zero Carbon Heat Strategy pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a strategy which works towards reducing carbon emissions from Council homes and buildings to zero by 2030.

 

COUNCIL RESOLVED

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That the Zero Carbon Heat Strategy be adopted and annual reports on progress be accepted within the reporting framework of the Climate Emergency Action Plan.

 

CL24

Treasury Annual Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Treasury Annual Report 2020/21.

 

COUNCIL RESOLVED

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That the Treasury Annual Report for 2020/21 be approved.

 

CL25

Capital Programme and Prudential Indicators 2020/21 – Year End Outturn pdf icon PDF 209 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the 2020/21 Capital Programme outturn and Prudential Indicators.

 

COUNCIL RESOLVED  -

(i)

That all variations to the 2020/21 Capital Programme, as detailed in Appendix 2 to the report, be approved.

 

 

(ii)

That the financing of the 2020/21 Capital Programme be approved.

 

 

(iii)

That the capital expenditure and capital financing requirement indicators have been revised in line with the revised budget and none of the approved Prudential Indicators set for 2020/21 have been breached.

 

CL26

Provisional Revenue Outturn 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the outturn position on the 2020/21 revenue budget.

 

COUNCIL RESOLVED -

(i)

That an amendment to the net budget to £221.286m be approved.

 

 

(ii)

That the appropriations to and from reserves be approved.

 

 

(iii)

That the proposed changes to strategic reserves following the outcome of a review of Council reserves be approved.

 

CL27

Capital Programme and Prudential Indicators 2021/22 - First Quarter Review pdf icon PDF 210 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the latest position on the 2021/22 Capital Programme and Prudential Indicators at the end of the first quarter.

 

COUNCIL RESOLVED  -

(i)

That all variations to the 2021/22 Capital Programme, as detailed in Appendix 2 to the report, be approved as the revised programme.

 

 

(ii)

That the financing of the revised programme be approved, as set out in paragraph 8 of the report.

 

 

(iii)

To note that Cabinet confirms that the capital expenditure and capital financing requirement indicators have been revised in line with the revised budget and that none of the approved Prudential Indicators for 2021/22 have been breached.

 

CL28

Public Health England Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Council becoming a signatory to the Public Health England Mental Health Prevention Care Concordat.

 

COUNCIL RESOLVED  -

(i)

That the Council be a signatory to the Prevention Care Concordat through Public Health England.

 

 

(ii)

That the Council commit to support and sign up to the approved Action Plan as part of the submission.

 

CL29

Variation to Primary and Secondary School Admission Policies from September 2021 Onwards pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a variation of the Primary and Secondary Schools Admission Policies from 2021/22 onwards.

 

COUNCIL RESOLVED  -

(i)

That the Community and Voluntary Controlled Primary and Secondary Admissions Policy, set out in appendix 2 to the report, be adopted for September 2021 onwards.

 

 

(ii)

That the approved admissions policies for September 2022/23 be used as a basis of consultation with schools and others for formulating the relevant admissions policies from September 2023/24 onwards.

 

CL30

Notice of Motion

(to consider any notices of motion submitted in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 9.1)

Minutes:

There were no motions submitted.

CL31

Questions

(to deal with any questions submitted in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 8.1)

Minutes:

No questions were received.