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ANGUS COUNCIL

MINUTE of SPECIAL MEETING of the ENVIRONMENTAL AND CONSUMER PROTECTION COMMITTEE held in the Town and County Hall, Forfar on Monday 23 February 1998 at 2.20 pm.

Present: Councillors STEWART MOWATT, STEWART McGLYNN, HELEN ANGUS, IAN ANGUS, WILLIAM CROWE, FRANK ELLIS, Mrs RENATE LAMONT, GLENNIS MIDDLETON, KATHLEEN RITCHIE, DAVID SELFRIDGE and THOMAS I N YOUNG.

Apologies: Apologies for absence were intimated by Councillors GEORGE ALLAN and RICHARD SPEIRS.

Councillor MOWATT, Convener, in the Chair.

 

1. PROVISIONAL REVENUE BUDGET 1998/99

There were submitted (a) Report No 192/98 by the Director of Finance, being the Summary Progress and Background Report on the Provisional Revenue Budget 1998/99; (b) Report No 193/98 by the Director of Finance, being the Provisional Revenue Budget Volume, including a commentary by each Head of Department; and (c) Report No 194/98 by the Director of Finance, being the Departmental Savings Proposals Volume.

The Committee agreed:-

(i) to note the Environmental and Consumer Protection Provisional Base Budget Submission for 1998/99 as contained in pages 70 to 75 of the Provisional Revenue Budget Volume (Report 193/98) and the savings proposals as contained in pages 23 to 24 of the Departmental Savings Proposals Volume (Report 194/98);

(ii) to approve the savings for the Environmental and Consumer Protection Department totalling £147,000; and

(iii) to approve the revised budget net expenditure for the Environmental and Consumer Protection Department resulting therefrom and to advise the Council at the Council Tax setting meeting in early March 1998 accordingly.