ENVIRONMENTAL & PUBLIC PROTECTION
SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

 

10th DECEMBER 2018

 

REVENUE BUDGET STRATEGY CONSULTATION
2019/20 to 2021/22

Appendix A – Corporate Budget Strategy 2019/20 to 2021/22

Appendix A(i) – Efficiency summary for the Environment and Public Protection Services (none for the Community Safety Service)

Appendix A(ii) – Growth Pressures summary for the Environment Service (none for the Public Protection and Community Safety Services)

Appendix B – Budget extracts for the Environment, Public Protection and Community Safety Services

Appendix C – Charging Digest for the Environment and Public Protection Services (none for the Community Safety Service)

To consider and comment on the following issues:

·         Members consider and comment on the budget strategy proposals

·         Members consider and comment on the proposals for delivery of efficiency savings for their service area identified in Appendix A(i)

·         Members are also invited to bring forward any other proposals for efficiency savings

·         Members examine the Departmental Budgets

·         Members endorse the Charging Digests

 

Reasons:

 

The Executive Board at its meeting on 19th November 2018 will have considered the attached Revenue Budget Strategy 2019/20 to 2021/22 (Appendix A) and endorsed the report for consultation purposes. A verbal update will be given at the meeting in relation to any changes or specific proposals made by the Executive Board if appropriate.

 

To be referred to the Executive Board for decision: No

Executive Board Member Portfolio Holders:

·         Cllr. Hazel Evans (Environment)

·         Cllr. Philip Hughes (Public Protection)

·         Cllr. Cefin Campbell (Community Safety)

·         Cllr. David Jenkins (Corporate Services)

Directorate:

Corporate Services

Name of Director:

Chris Moore

Report Author:

Randal Hemingway

 

 

 

Designation:

Head of Financial Services

 

 

Tel No. / E-Mail Address:

 

01267 224886

Rhemingway@carmarthenshire.go

v.uk  


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

ENVIRONMENTAL & PUBLIC PROTECTION

SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

 

10th DECEMBER 2018

 

REVENUE BUDGET STRATEGY CONSULTATION

2019/20 to 2021/22

 

The objective of the report is to allow members to consider the corporate budget strategy for the financial years 2019/20 to 2021/22 to consider the service delivery impact and options for the forthcoming years.

The report is set out as follows:-

Appendix A

·         The attached report is a copy of the Revenue Budget Strategy 2019/20 to 2021/22 that has been presented to the Executive Board. As part of the budget consultation process the report is presented to this Scrutiny Committee for your consideration.

 

·         The report provides members with an initial view of the revenue budget issues for the forthcoming year and also reflects departmental submissions.

 

Appendix B

Budget extracts for the Environment, Public Protection and Community Safety Services which incorporates the initial Efficiencies/Service rationalisation proposals already reflected in the budget for consultation.

 

Appendix C

Charging Digest for the Environment and Public Protection Services. The charges for 2019-20 have yet to be adopted and any change to the proposed charges will impact on the budget/efficiency proposals.

 

 

DETAILED REPORT ATTACHED?

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMPLICATIONS

 

I confirm that other than those implications which have been agreed with the appropriate Directors / Heads of Service and are referred to in detail below, there are no other implications associated with this report. 

           

Signed:  

Chris Moore

 

Director of Corporate Services

Policy, Crime & Disorder and Equalities

Legal

Finance

ICT

Risk Management Issues

Staffing Implications

Physical Assets

 

YES

 

 

NONE

 

 

YES

 

 

NONE

 

 

NONE

 

 

NONE

 

 

NONE

 

 

1. Policy and Crime & Disorder 

The budget is being prepared having regard to the Improvement Plan.

 

2. Finance 

The report provides an initial view of the Budget Strategy for 2019/20, together with indicative figures for the 2020/21 and 2021/22 financial years. The impact on departmental spending will be dependent upon the final settlement from Welsh Government and the resultant final Budget adopted by County Council.

 

 

 

CONSULTATIONS

 

I confirm that the appropriate consultations have taken in place and the outcomes are as detailed below:

           

Signed:  

Chris Moore

 

Director of Corporate Services

 

1. Local Member(s) – N/A

2. Community / Town Council – N/A

3. Relevant Partners – Consultation with relevant partners will be undertaken and results will be reported during the budget process.

4. Staff Side Representatives and other Organisations – Consultation with other organisations will be undertaken and results will be reported during the budget process.

 

Section 100D Local Government Act, 1972 – Access to Information

List of Background Papers used in the preparation of this report:

 

THESE ARE DETAILED BELOW:

Title of Document

 

File Ref No. / Locations that the papers are available for public inspection

2019/20 3 year Revenue Budget

 

Corporate Services Department, County Hall, Carmarthen