Agenda and minutes

East Midlands Shared Services Joint Committee
Friday, 25th May, 2018 12.30 pm

Venue: Executive Committee Room - County Hall, Glenfield, Leicestershire, LE3 8RB. View directions

Contact: Catherine Ziane-Pryor  Email: catherine.pryor@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APPOINTMENT OF TEMPORARY CHAIR

Minutes:

In the absence of the Chair, Councillor Byron Rhodes, and the Vice-Chair, Councillor Dave Liversidge, Councillor Toby Neal was appointed temporary Chair.

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

Councillor Byron Rhodes - on personal business (Councillor Ivan Ould substituting)

Councillor Dave Liversidge – for lateness due to other Nottingham City Council business

 

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS

Minutes:

None.

4.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 179 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on 18 December 2017 (for comnfirmation)

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 18 December 2017 were confirmed as a true record.

5.

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

To consider excluding the public from the meeting during consideration of the remaining items in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the basis that, having regard to all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information by virtue of Paragraphs ………. and ……… of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

Minutes:

RESOLVED to exclude the public from the meeting during consideration of the remaining items in accordance with section 100a(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the basis that, having regard to all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act, in so far as the following reports contain information of a sensitive business nature.

 

6.

ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING

Minutes:

RESOLVED to adjourn the meeting until 12.50pm.

7.

MEETING RECONVENED

Minutes:

The meeting reconvened at 12.50pm with Councillor Dave Liversidge, Vice-Chair, taking the Chair.

 

8.

EXEMPT MINUTES

Of the meeting held on 18 December 2017 (for confirmation)

Minutes:

The exempt minutes of the meeting held on 18 December 2017 were confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

 

9.

ANNUAL REPORT 2017/18

Joint report of the Strategic Director of Finance, Nottingham City Council and Director of Corporate Resources, Leicestershire County Council.

Minutes:

Lucy Littlefair, Head of East Midlands Shared Services, presented the report which updates members of the Committee on the activity, achievements and challenges during the final quarter of the year and the entire financial year 2017/18.

 

Further details on the performance of the Finance Service Centre were provided by Penny Wilkinson, Head of the Finance Service Centre.

 

This decision is not subject to call-in.

 

RESOLVED to approve the recommendations as set out in the report.

 

Reasons for decision

As set out in the report.

 

Other options considered

As set out in the report.

 

10.

EAST MIDLANDS SHARED SERVICES 2017/18 BUDGET OUTTURN AND 2018/19 - 2021/22 BUDGET

Joint report of the Strategic Director of Finance, Nottingham City Council and

Director of Corporate Resources, Leicestershire County Council.

 

Minutes:

Sara Smith, Finance Business Partner, presented the report which informs members of the financial performance of the EMSS and proposes a budget and medium-term financial plan for 2018/19 to 2019/20.

 

This decision is a Key Decision for which appropriate Public Notice has been issued. The decision is subject to call-in.

 

RESOLVED to approve the recommendations as set out in the report.

 

Reason for decision

As set out in the report.

 

Other options considered

As set out in the report.

 

11.

EAST MIDLANDS SHARED SERVICES STRATEGIC PRIORITIES UPDATE 2018/19

Joint report of the Strategic Director of Finance, Nottingham City Council and Director of Corporate Resources, Leicestershire County Council.

 

Minutes:

Lucy Littlefair, Head of EMSS, presented the report on current and proposed strategic priorities.

 

This decision is subject to call-in.

 

RESOLVED to approve the recommendations as set out in the report.

 

Reason for decision

As set out in the report.

 

Other options considered

As set out in the report.