Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Chief Officer, Financial Services submitted a report providing an update on the Council’s projected financial health position for 2018/19, as at month 6 of the financial year.
Responding to a Member’s enquiry regarding the budgetary pressure within the Children and Families directorate regarding the Council’s increased contribution towards the One Adoption West Yorkshire Partnership, it was noted that this was a consequence of a national in-year increase in inter-agency placement fees. Further to this, officers undertook to provide the Member in question with a further briefing on such matters.
Also in response to a Member’s enquiry regarding the budgetary pressure within the Communities and Environment directorate and the ongoing review of route efficiencies within the refuse service, officers undertook to provide the Member in question with a further briefing on such matters.
(a) That the projected financial position of the Authority as at month 6 of the financial year, be noted;
(b) That Directors be requested to identify and implement appropriate measures so that a balanced budget position can be delivered.
Publication date: 26/11/2018
Date of decision: 21/11/2018
Decided at meeting: 21/11/2018 - Executive Board
Effective from: 01/12/2018