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Strategic Policy and Resources Committee - 19 September 2012

A Meeting of the Strategic Policy and Resources Committee will be held in the Council Chambers, Council Building, Fourth Floor, 2 High Street, Perth on Wednesday 19 September 2012 at 10.00am.

If you have any queries please contact Charlotte Irons/Joy Somerville on (01738) 475128 or Gillian Taylor on (01738) 475135.

Those attending the meeting are requested to ensure that all mobile phones and other communication devices are switched off.

Members

Councillors I Miller (Convener), A Grant (Vice Convener), B Band, P Barrett, D Cuthbert, D Doogan, Provost L Grant, J Kellas, A Livingstone, A MacLellan, D Pover, M Roberts, C Shiers, A Stewart, W Wilson, A Younger

Agenda

1.    Declarations of Interest

2.    Minutes

       (i)    Minute of Meeting of the Strategic Policy and Resources Committee of 20 June 2012 for signature

       (ii)   Minutes of Meetings of the Executive Sub-Committee

               (a)    Minute of Meeting of 11 July 2012 for noting

               (b)    Minute of Meeting of 16 August 2012 for noting

       (iii)  Minutes of Meetings of the Appeals Sub-Committee

               (a)    Minute of Meeting of 21 June 2012 for noting

               (b)    Minute of Meeting of 27 July 2012 for noting

       (iv)   Minute of Meeting of Special Property Sub-Committee of 14 August 2012

       (v)    Minutes of Meetings of the Provost's Sub-Committee

               (a)    Minute of Meeting of 28 March 2012 for noting

               (b)    Minute of Special Meeting of 4 September 2012 for noting

3.    icon Revenue Budget 2012/13 - Monitoring Report No 1 [336Kb] - Report by Head of Finance (copy herewith 12/390) (Pages 21-38)

4.    icon Composite Capital Budget and Housing Investment Programme 2012/17 - Monitoring Report No 1 [419Kb] - Report by Head of Finance (copy herewith 12/391) (Pages 39-62)

5.    icon Annual Efficiency Statement 2011/12 [331Kb] - Report by Head of Finance (copy herewith 12/392) (Pages 63-72)

6.    icon Savings Arising from Early Retirement Decisions Taken in 2011/12 [314Kb] - Report by Head of Finance (copy herewith 12/393) (Pages 73-78)

7.    icon Corporate Risk Management Strategy 2012/13 and Annual Risk Report 2011/12 [830Kb] - Report by John Fyffe, Depute Chief Executive (copy herewith 12/394)

Note: This report will be submitted to the meeting of the Scrutiny Committee on 19 September 2012.

8.    icon Audit Scotland 'Overview of Local Government in Scotland = Challenges and Change in 2012' Report [372Kb] - Report by Head of Corporate Business Change and Information Technology (copy herewith 12/395) (Pages 79-96)

9.    icon Audit Scotland 'Using Cost Information to Improve Performance: Are You Getting It Right?' Report [344Kb] - Report by Head of Finance and Head of Corporate Business Change and Information Technology (copy herewith 12/396) (Pages 97-108)

10.  icon Benchmarking within Perth and Kinross Council [455Kb] - Joint Report by Head of Finance and Head of Corporate Business Change and Information Technology (copy herewith 12/397) (Pages 109-126)

11.  icon Statutory Equality Employment Monitoring Statistics [341Kb] - Report by Head of Human Resources (copy herewith 12/398) (Pages 127-134)

12.  icon Community Empowerment and Renewal Bill Consultation [678Kb] - Report by John Fyffe, Depute Chief Executive (copy herewith 12/399) (Pages 135-158)

13.  icon ' Free After 3' Parking Campaign 2012 [282Kb] - Report by Depute Director (Environment) (copy herewith 12/400) (Pages 159-164)

14.  icon Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships - Inspection Reports by National Records of Scotland and Future Provision in Coupar Angus [678Kb] - Report by Head of Democratic Services (copy herewith 12/401)

Note: This report will be submitted to the meeting of the Scrutiny Committee on 19 September 2012.

15.  icon Procurement Programme Sustainable Procurement Policy [349Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Housing and Community Care) (copy herewith 12/402) (Pages 165-174)

16.  icon Contracts Awarded by the Chief Executive's Service [286Kb] - Report by Head of Finance (copy herewith 12/403) (Pages 175-182)

17.  icon Tenders Accepted and Works Awarded Under Delegated Powers [291Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Housing and Community Care) (copy herewith 12/405) (Pages 183-188)