Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Tuesday, 6th November, 2018 12.00 pm

Venue: Executive Meeting Room - The Guildhall, Floor 3

Contact: Joanne Wildsmith, Democratic Services Tel 9283 4057  Email: joanne.wildsmith@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interests

3.

Record of Previous Decision Meeting - 9 October 2018 pdf icon PDF 69 KB

A copy of the record of the previous decisions taken at Cabinet on 9 October 2018 is attached.

 

RECOMMENDED that the record of the decisions taken at Cabinet on 9 October 2018 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Leader.

 

4.

Treasury Management Mid-Year Review 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 302 KB

The purpose of the report by the Director of Finance and Information Technology (Section 151 Officer) is to recommend some minor updates to the Council's MRP policy following discussions with the Council's external auditors, and to inform members and the wider community of the Council’s Treasury Management position at 30 September 2018.

 

RECOMMENDED to Council:

 

(1)       If the carrying (market) value of an investment property falls below the original value of unsupported borrowing incurred to acquire the investment property excluding fees and other associated costs, minimum revenue provision (MRP) will be charged over the residual life of the property on the shortfall between the current property value and the value of borrowing.

 

(2)       Minimum revenue provision (MRP) be provided on equity shares over 25 years on an annuity basis.

 

(3)       It be noted that there have been no breaches of the Treasury Management Policy 2018/19 in the period up to 30 September 2018.

 

(4)       The actual Treasury Management indicators for September 2018 in Appendix A be noted.

Decision:

RECOMMENDED to Council:

 

(1)       If the carrying (market) value of an investment property falls below the original value of unsupported borrowing incurred to acquire the investment property excluding fees and other associated costs, minimum revenue provision (MRP) will be charged over the residual life of the property on the shortfall between the current property value and the value of borrowing.

 

(2)       Minimum revenue provision (MRP) be provided on equity shares over 25 years on an annuity basis.

 

(3)      It be noted that there have been no breaches of the Treasury Management Policy 2018/19 in the period up to 30 September 2018.

 

(4)       The actual Treasury Management indicators for September 2018 in Appendix A be noted.

 

(Note - This is a referral to Council so is not subject to call-in)

5.

Healthy Child Programme - future commissioning arrangements pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Purpose: Contracts securing the provision of public health nursing (health visiting, school nursing and Family Nurse Partnership (FNP)) services from Solent NHS Trust are due to end on 30th June 2019. Arrangements need to be made to ensure continued provision of these services from 1st July 2019. This paper by the Director of Children, Families and Education seeks a decision from Cabinet members for the future commissioning arrangements.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet:

 

(1)  Approves that the preferred option is selected to secure future provision of the Healthy Child Programme for Portsmouth families. The preferred option is, subject to the appropriate statutory consultation, to establish a partnership agreement between Portsmouth City Council and Solent NHS Trust under Section 75 of the National Health Service Act 2006 from 1st July 2019 for a term of three years, with possible further extension;

 

(2)  Delegates authority to the Director, Children, Families and Education, in consultation with

·         the Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing and Social Care,

·         the Cabinet Member for Children and Families,

·         the Director of Public Health,

·         the Section 151 officer (or their representative) and;

·         the City Solicitor (or their representative)

to enter into negotiations with Solent NHS Trust and to approve the terms of the Section 75 agreement; and

 

(3)  Authorises the City Solicitor to prepare and to execute the Section 75 Agreement to give effect to the terms approved as above.

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

The Cabinet:

 

(1)  Approved that the preferred option be selected to secure future provision of the Healthy Child Programme for Portsmouth families. The preferred option is, subject to the appropriate statutory consultation, to establish a partnership agreement between Portsmouth City Council and Solent NHS Trust under Section 75 of the National Health Service Act 2006 from 1st July 2019 for a term of three years, with possible further extension;

 

(2)  Delegated authority to the Director, Children, Families and Education, in consultation with

·         the Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing and Social Care,

·         the Cabinet Member for Children and Families,

·         the Director of Public Health,

·         the Section 151 officer (or their representative) and;

·         the City Solicitor (or their representative)

to enter into negotiations with Solent NHS Trust and to approve the terms of the Section 75 agreement; and

 

(3)  Authorised the City Solicitor to prepare and to execute the Section 75 Agreement to give effect to the terms approved as above.

 

6.

Income Generation Strategy 2018/19 to 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 365 KB

The report by the Director of Finance and Section 151 Officer sets out to

describe the Administration's strategy for income generation over the next 5 years within the overall context of the Council's Medium Term Financial Strategy.  The proposed Income Generation Strategy is a significant contributor to the overall Medium Term Financial Strategy for the Council which seeks to achieve £12m of savings (or more if necessary) over the next 3 years.

 

RECOMMENDED that:

 

(1)       The proposed Income Generation Strategy 2018/19 - 2023/24 is approved;

(2)       The underpinning financial framework required to support the delivery of the Income Generation Strategy and the wider Medium Term Financial Strategy is noted.

Decision:

RECOMMENDED that

 

(1)       The proposed Income Generation Strategy 2018/19 - 2023/24 is approved.

 

(2)       The underpinning financial framework required to support the delivery of the Income Generation Strategy and the wider Medium Term Financial Strategy is noted.

 

(Note - this is a referral to Council so is not subject to call-in)