Agenda and draft minutes

Administrative Committee - Thursday, 10 November 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames TW18 1XB

Contact: Christeen Abee  Email: c.abee@spelthorne.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

17/22

Apologies for absence

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Tony Harman. Apologies were received from Councillor Amar Brar, and Councillor Ian Harvey attended as her substitute. Apologies were received from Councillor Richard Dunn, and Councillor Chris Bateson attended as his substitute.

18/22

Minutes pdf icon PDF 201 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 7 July 2022 as a correct record.

 

Minutes:

The Committee approved the minutes of the meeting held on 7 July 2022 as an accurate record.

19/22

Disclosures of interest

To receive any disclosures of interest from councillors in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct for members.

Minutes:

There were none.

20/22

Appointments to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 191 KB

To consider and agree appointments to outside bodies for 2022-23 municipal year as proposed by group leaders.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered nominations from group leaders to outside bodies as set out in the supplementary agenda. Appointments would be to the River Thames Landscape Strategy Partnership Executive Review Board and Citizens Advice Runnymede and Spelthorne (CARS) for the remainder of the 2022-23 municipal year.

 

The Committee resolved to agree the nominations to outside bodies for the remainder of the 2022-23 municipal year as proposed by group leaders.

21/22

Quarter 1 Capital Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To note the projected underspend on capital expenditure for the Administrative Committee against its Capital Programme provision as at 30 June 2022.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a capital monitoring reported related to the Administrative Committee for quarter one of the financial year from the Chief Accountant. The report was presented alongside the overarching Capital Monitoring report presented to the Corporate Policy and Resources Committee which provided context for the Committee’s capital expenditure. He explained the largest underspend for the year related to savings made by IT.

 

The Committee requested clarification on a figure presented in the overarching report presented to Corporate Policy and Resources Committee related to delays in developments as a different figure had been presented to a recent committee. The Chief Accountant advised that the report related to figures as at 30 June 2022 and figures have since been updated.

 

The Committee resolved to note the £0.17m projected underspend on capital expenditure against its Capital Programme provision as at 30 June 2022.

22/22

Quarter 1 Revenue Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To note the projected underspend on revenue expenditure for the Administrative Committee against its budget as at 30 June 2022.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a revenue monitoring report related to the Administrative Committee for quarter one of the financial year from the Chief Accountant. Key areas of underspend were highlighted for the Committee.

 

The Committee resolved to note the £235,300 projected underspend on revenue expenditure for the Administrative Committee against its budget as at 30 June 2022.

23/22

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 30 KB

To consider the Forward Plan for committee business.

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered the forward plan for future committee business.

 

The Committee queried the status of a matter arising from a report previously presented to the committee regarding members’ ICT. It was clarified that this matter had been resolved by the Chief Executive.

 

The Committee resolved to note the forward plan for future committee business.