|Apologies for Absence
|Disclosable Pecuniary Interests
Members are reminded that they must not participate in the discussion of, or voting on, any matter, in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, and should leave the room prior to the commencement of the debate.
Members are asked to receive any questions, statements or petitions, of which notice has been received, from members of the public.
Members are asked to agree the non-exempt minutes, attached marked 4, of the Strategy and Resources Committee meeting, held on 13 September 2023, and that they be signed by the Chair as a correct record.
|Financial Performance to September 2023, including Annual Treasury Review 2022/23 and Mid-Year Treasury Review 2023/24
This report, attached marked 5, provides information on the financial performance of the Service, and seeks approval for action, where necessary.
|2024/25 and Later Years Revenue and Capital Budgets
This report, attached marked 6, brings together the elements of an initial revenue budget, based on current planning assumptions, and seeks the Committee’s approval for this outline to be recommended to the Fire Authority in December 2023
|Reserves and Funds
This report, attached marked 7, sets out the issues, which the Fire Authority will need to consider as part of its annual review of reserves and funds.
|Exclusion of Press and Public
Members have a discretion to exclude the press and public from meetings of the Fire Authority in defined circumstances. In view of the nature of business to be transacted, it is recommended that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, having been satisfied in all the circumstances of the case that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing this information, that Members formally resolve that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.
|Exempt Minutes (Paragraph 3)
Members are asked to agree the exempt minutes, attached marked 9, of the Strategy and Resources Committee meeting, held on 13 September 2023, and that they be signed by the Chair as a correct record.
|Occupational Health Provision Annual Update (Paragraph 3)
This report, attached marked 10, provides the annual update on the Occupational Health Provision for the Service