Decision details

Star Chamber Report June 2007

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report requested the use of funds for the priorities identified.


The Chief Accountant informed Members that the Star Chamber met on the 14 and 18 June to consider a number of current funding priorities.  Only priorities within available funds had been considered at this time.  Cabinet were now requested to approve those priorities identified.


The options available to Members and the reasons for the recommendation were detailed in the report.




(1)    the interest income generated from the Dereham High Street Capital Receipts be used to fund the shortfall in funding of the Housing Register;


(2)    the Organisational Development Reserve be used to cover the costs of the fixed term posts of Senior Business Improvement Officer, Business Support Officer and HR Assistant and, if required, the first 6 years of the permanent post of ICT Manager; and


(3)    the Medium Term Financial Strategy be updated to extend the Organisational Development Reserve to cover key service delivery costs between budget cycles.

Report author: Rachel Beswick

Publication date: 07/09/2007

Date of decision: 04/09/2007

Decided at meeting: 04/09/2007 - Cabinet

Effective from: 14/09/2007

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