Councillor Andrew Jarvis, Deputy Leader and Finance and Assets Portfolio Holder, presented a report setting out the Council’s Treasury Management Strategy for 2022/23 to 2025/26 and the Capital Strategy for 2022/23 – 2033/34. The Strategies had been updated to reflect the 2022/23 Budget and Capital Programme which had been considered earlier in the meeting.
The draft strategies had been considered by both the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and Cabinet prior to this version being presented to Council for approval.
Councillor Jarvis thanked all officers who had worked on the strategies, in particular the Finance Specialist who led on the work in this area and who had prepared the report. He moved the recommendations contained within the report and was seconded by Councillor Doug Rathbone.
Members expressed thanks to the Finance Lead Specialist (Section 151 Officer) for wise investment and for keeping the Council’s money safe and sound.
It was unanimously
RESOLVED – That the following be approved:-
(1) the Treasury Management and Capital Strategies attached as appendices of the report; and
(2) the authorised and operational borrowing limits set out within the report.