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Meeting of the Community Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 21/05/2002
Annual Corporate Cycle/Financial Strategy




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APPENDIX A
WAVERLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL

COMMUNITY OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE – 21ST MAY 2002
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Title:
ANNUAL CORPORATE CYCLE/FINANCIAL STRATEGY
[Wards Affected: N/A]
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Summary and Purpose

This report, which was noted by the Executive at its meeting on 9th April last, outlines the programme for corporate performance management and for reviewing the Financial Strategy prior to agreeing the 2003/04 budget. It indicates how the Overview and Scrutiny Committees and all Members can contribute to the process.
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Structure

1. The Council’s adopted annual corporate cycle draws together corporate and financial planning. Your officers have updated the cycle for 2002/03 and this is attached at Annexe 1.

2. The annexe presents a broad range of processes for corporate performance management and financial planning in a framework that shows the linkages between them. The annexe lists the dates of the key meetings for Members, when they will have the opportunity to be involved in the process.

Resource Implications

3. The corporate cycle is intended to help the budget process reflect the Council's priorities and plans. It has no immediate resource implications but should contribute towards more effective use of the Council’s resources.

Recommendation

The Committee is recommended to note the Annual Corporate Cycle process shown in Annexe 1 and the proposed date of the Finance Seminar of 14th October 2002.
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Background Papers (CEX)

There are no background papers (as defined by Section 100D(5) of the Local Government Act 1972) relating to this report.
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CONTACT OFFICERS:

Name: Anne Bott Telephone: 01483 523415
Email: abott@waverley.gov.uk

Graeme Clark Telephone: 01483 523236
Email: gclark@waverley.gov.uk

Robin Pellow Telephone: 01483 523222
Email: rpellow@waverley.gov.uk

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