Agenda and minutes

LGA Leadership Board (pre-April 2019) - Wednesday, 21st January, 2015 1.00 pm

Venue: Smith Square 1&2, Ground Floor, Local Government House, Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HZ

Contact: Cathy Boyle  0207 664 3205 / Email: cathy.boyle@local.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

2.

LGA Corporate Peer Challenge Feedback - Presentation of the Findings of the Peer Challenge Team

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed Jonathan Slater, (peer challenge team member) and invited him to present the team’s findings, following the peer challenge the previous week.

Jonathan passed on the apologies of Clare Tickell, peer challenge team chair, who was unable to attend because of a prior engagement.

 

Jonathan summarised the team’s findings in his presentation.  A copy of the full report would be brought to the Leadership Board in March.

 

Councillor David Sparks, Chair, thanked Jonathan Slater and the peer challenge team on behalf of Leadership Board.

 

Decision

The Leadership Board

 

·         noted the presentation;

·         agreed to receive the full report of the corporate peer challenge, along with an action plan at its March meeting.

 

Action

Officers to provide a report and action plan to the 4 March meeting.

3.

Third Quarter Performance Report: April - December 2014 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Board received a report inviting members to review the performance report for the third quarter. 

 

Decision

The Leadership Board agreed the performance report for the year to date. 

 

Action

Officers to provide further quarterly reports.

 

 

3a

Appendix A - Delivery of Programmes pdf icon PDF 206 KB

3b

Appendix B - Financial Performance pdf icon PDF 138 KB

3c

Appendix C - Corporate Health Indicators pdf icon PDF 96 KB

3d

Appendix D - Risk Dashboard pdf icon PDF 179 KB

3e

Appendix E - Strategic Risk Register pdf icon PDF 108 KB

4.

Membership Briefings 2015-16 pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Board received a report setting out a draft membership pack for 2015/16.

 

Decision

The Leadership Board endorsed the 2015/16 membership pack.

 

Action

Officers to finalise the membership packs for distribution during February.

 

5.

Communications quarterly report - October to December 2014 pdf icon PDF 418 KB

Minutes:

The Board received a paper outlining communications activity between October and December 2014.

 

Decision

The Leadership Board noted the communications activity for the period October to December 2014. 

6.

Chief Executive's report pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Minutes:

Decision

The Leadership Board noted the Chief Executive’s report for January 2015.

7.

LGA Executive Agenda

Minutes:

Decision

The Leadership Board

 

-       noted the Executive agenda for the following day;

 

-       agreed to discontinue this item for future Leadership Board agendas.

 

Action

 

Officers to discontinue this item for future agendas.

 

8.

LGA Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Minutes:

Decision

The Leadership Board

 

·         noted the Forward Plan;

 

·         agreed to invite a representative from the Environment Agency to present to a future Councillors’ Forum meeting on the work of the Agency, with a focus on flood risk management.

 

Action

Officers to amend the Forward Plan.

PART 2 - CONFIDENTIAL

9.

Note of the last meeting

Minutes:

The Leadership Board agreed the note of the last meeting.

10.

Implications of the 2015-16 RSG Announcement [emailed to Members]

Minutes:

The Leadership Board considered a report on the implications of the 2015/16 RSG Announcement.

11.

Treasury Management

Minutes:

The Leadership Board

 

·         Agreed revised Treasury Management policy

·         Noted the annual report on the LGA’s Treasury Management performance.

12.

Layden House update

Minutes:

The Leadership Board agreed the recommendations of the Local Government Management Board.

13.

Note of Audit Committee meeting on 18 November 2014

Minutes:

The Leadership Board noted the minutes of the Audit Committee meeting held on 18 November 2014.

14.

Note of Commercial Advisory Board meeting on 5 January 2015

Minutes:

The Leadership Board noted the minutes of the Commercial Advisory Board meeting held on 21 January 2014.