(a) The functions and areas of policy and decision making responsibility to the extent that they are not non-executive are:

  • Financial Services, including Accounting and Budgeting, Internal Audit and Assurance and Procurement, Capital Investment Strategy and Capital Programme
  • Collection of council tax and NNDR
  • Administration of Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Support
  • Commercial Property and Investment Strategy
  • Traded Services and Commercial Development, including with schools, public, private and voluntary sectors
  • Fleet Management and Vehicle Engineering
  • Bereavement Services, Cemeteries and Crematoria
  • Development Control and Planning Enforcement
  • Building Control
  • Corporate Landlord (operational buildings and facilities management)

(b)  Additional specific delegated decision making powers to:

  • Be consulted by the Director: Governance and Partnerships on proposals to write off debtor accounts in excess of £5000 for any one debtor
  • Approve the grant of Discretionary Rate Relief
  • Sell, purchase, acquire and dispose of land and property (outside the scope of officer delegation)
  • Approve changes to the capital programme in excess of £350k