The Resources Committee meets four times each year. Political balance rules and regulations apply.
The Resources Committee remit specifically including Financial, Human Resources, Health and Safety, Property and Equipment related issues.
Core functions are:
o Budget monitoring (but not setting);
o Implementation of Capital Programmes;
o Consideration of financial implications of proposals involving increase in expenditure or reductions in income which have not been provided for within the Authority’s budget;
o Review and implementation of Health and Safety strategies to ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation and best practice;
o Acquisition or leasing of interests in land or property;
o Public/Private partnership initiatives;
o Information technology;
o Equipment and vehicles;
The Committee will have decision making powers in relation to the above areas. In exceptional circumstances the Committee may refer issues to the Authority for a decision.