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Contract Services Committee

MINUTE of SPECIAL MEETING of the CONTRACT SERVICES COMMITTEE held in the Town and County Hall, Forfar on Thursday 15 February 2000 at 2.14 pm

Present: Councillors BILL CROWE, Provost Mrs FRANCES E DUNCAN OBE, Councillors FRANK ELLIS, JOY MOWATT, GEORGE NORRIE MBE, BILL ROBERTON and RICHARD SPEIRS.

Councillor CROWE, Convener, in the Chair.

1. PROVISIONAL REVENUE AND CAPITAL BUDGETS 2000/01

There were submitted (a) Report No 198/01 by the Director of Finance, being a background report apprising members of the Provisional Revenue Budget submissions of each Council Department and of the savings considered necessary to allow the Council to deliver a Revenue Budget within the resources expected to be available and also setting out the Provisional Composite Capital Budget submissions for those Departments with capital programme expenditure; (b) Report No 199/01 by the Director of Finance, being the Provisional Revenue Budget Volume, together with a commentary by each Head of Department; (c) Report No 200/01 by the Director of Finance being the Departmental Savings Proposals Volume; and (d) Report No 201/01 by the Director of Finance, being the Provisional Capital Budget 2001/2002.

Councillors Norrie and Speirs indicated that they would not be supporting this budget, but rather than move an amendment at this meeting, reserved their position to the special meeting of the Council.

The Committee agreed:-

  1. to note and submit to the Council at the Council Tax setting meeting, the Provisional Base Revenue Budget submission for 2001/02 of Contract Services of £489,000 (Surplus) as shown on pages 92 and 93 of the Provisional Revenue Budget Volume (Report No 199/01); and
  2. to approve the Contract Services Provisional Capital Budget for 2001/02 as contained in pages 13 and 14 of the Provisional Capital Budget Volume (Report No 201/01).