The Area Council Manager provided Members with an update with respect to the financial position and forecast for expenditure together with updates regarding the procurement of the Summer Holiday Internship 2016 project and the Environmental Enforcement procurement project for service provision post March 2016. It was highlighted that £68,483 remains uncommitted from the 2014/15 and 2016/17 budgets. Future budget allocations for post 2016/17 remain unclear. Future contracts will be let on a year by year basis with break clauses.The Summer Holiday Internship tender is out to advert at the moment with a return date for expressions of interest of 7th December. It is envisaged that interviews will be held in January. The Environment Enforcement tender will be advertised in early December.
RESOLVED that the North Area Council considers how the remaining funding is utilised to meet the needs of the Area, concentrating on the design and procurement of projects which will address the Area priorities.