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ANGUS COUNCIL

MINUTE of SPECIAL MEETING of the ROADS COMMITTEE held in the Town and County Hall, Forfar on Monday 23 February 1998 at 2.34 pm.

Present: Councillor WILLIAM CROWE, Provost Mrs FRANCES E DUNCAN, Councillors FRANK ELLIS, JACK GIBB, IAN MACKINTOSH, STEWART McGLYNN, WILLIAM MIDDLETON, KATHLEEN RITCHIE, DAVID SELFRIDGE, and ALEX SHAND.

Apologies: Apologies for absence were intimated on behalf of Councillors SANDY WEST, GEORGE ALLAN and RICHARD SPEIRS.

In the absence of the Convener and Vice-Convener, the Committee agreed that Provost Mrs FRANCES E DUNCAN take 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 Roads Department Provisional Base Budget Submission for 1998/99 as contained in pages 50 to 63 of the Provisional Revenue Budget Volume (Report 193/98) and the savings proposals as contained in pages 15 to 17 of the Departmental Savings Proposals Volume (Report 194/98);

(ii) to approve the savings for the Roads Department totalling £170,000; and

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