Angus CouncilTel: 03452 777 778

Roads Committee

MINUTE of SPCIAL MEETING of the ROADS COMMITTEE held in the Town and County Hall, Forfar on Thursday 14 February 2002 at 3.17 pm.

Present: Councillor KITTY RITCHIE, Provost Mrs FRANCES E DUNCAN OBE, Councillors ALEX KING, IAN MACKINTOSH, PETER MURPHY, ROBERT MYLES, HELEN OSWALD, RON SCRIMGEOUR, DAVID SELFRIDGE and RICHARD SPEIRS.

Apologies: Apologies for absence were intimated on behalf of Councillors SANDY WEST, JOHN HENDERSON, and STEWART McGLYNN.

Councillor RITCHIE, Vice-Convener, in the Chair.

1. PROVISIONAL REVENUE AND CAPITAL BUDGETS 2002/2003

There were submitted (a) Report No 198/02 by the Director of Finance, being a background report apprising members of the Provisional Revenue Budget submissions of each Council Department and of the departmental budget cuts 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 199/02 by the Director of Finance, being the Provisional Revenue Budget Volume, together with a commentary by each Head of Department; (c) Report No 200/02 by the Director of Finance being the Departmental Budget Cuts Proposals Volume; and (d) Report No 201/02 by the Director of Finance, being the Provisional Capital Budget 2002/2003.

Councillors Mackintosh, Murphy, Myles 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 the Roads Department Provisional Base Revenue Budget submission for 2002/03 as contained in pages 50 to 63 of the Provisional Revenue Budget Volume (Report No 199/02) and the budget cuts proposals as contained in pages 17 to 19 of the Departmental Budget Cuts Proposals Volume (Report No 200/02);
  2. to approve the budget cuts for the Roads department totalling £88,000;
  3. to approve the revised budget net expenditure for the Roads department resulting from 1 and 2 above and recommend accordingly to the Council at the Council Tax setting meeting; and
  4. to approve the Roads Provisional Capital Budget for 2002/03 as contained in pages 34 to 39 of the Provisional Capital Budget Volume (Report No 201/02).
Get Adobe Reader Adobe Reader is required to view the PDF documents on this page. If you don't have it, download it free from www.adobe.com.