Joint report of the Chamberlain, the Director of the Built Environment and the Director of Open Spaces.
The Committee considered a joint report of the Chamberlain, the Director of the Built Environment and the Director of Open Spaces presenting, for approval, the revenue and capital budgets for the Planning and Transportation Committee for 2021/22.
Members were informed that this report had been produced by the Chamberlain in consultation with relevant departments.
A Member questioned what ‘planning obligations’ referred to within the Staffing Summary table and also asked where enforcement sat within the budget. The Interim Chief Planning Officer and Development Director reported that there was a Section 106 office included within his division and that this comprised of two posts that monitored and administered S106 and the legal obligations. He added that planning Enforcement Officers sat within the Development Management Team in his division.
RESOLVED – That Members:
i) Approve the proposed revenue budget for 2021/22 for submission to Finance Committee;
ii) Approve the proposed capital budgets for 2021/22 for submission to Finance Committee;
iii) Approve the proposed 50 Year Bridges’ Repairs, Maintenance and Major Works budgets;
iv) Authorise the Chamberlain, in consultation with the Directors of the Built Environment and Open Spaces, to revise these budgets to allow for any further implications arising from subsequently approved savings proposals, amended 2021/22 pay award and changes to the Cyclical Works Programme;
v) Agree that amendments to budgets arising from changes to recharges during budget setting be delegated to the Chamberlain;