Finance Committee minutes



2.00 pm WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2012




Present:           Mr Nigel Hiller (Chair)

                        Mr Geoff Berrett

                        Mrs Alison Beard

Mrs Sharon Prasanto (admin support)


Apologies:       Debbie Carrington

                        Natalie Beal

                        Rob Fennessey


  1. Minutes of Previous Meeting held on 19 January 2012 & matters arising


There were no matters arising.


2.         Revenue Monitoring


AB reported the underspend had increased by approximately £1M and of that amount £378,707 had come from Treasury at the Joint Sec.   


3.         External Funding


NB had sent a report which showed the budgeted grant income for the year being £14M (cash to be received).


4.         Capital Programme



5.         Capital DRF approval



6.         Items Approved outside of the Finance Committee


There were two capital scheme briefs which were approved outside the Finance Committee and they were updated on the capital scheme brief schedule.


7.         Capital Scheme Brief Approvals


The capital scheme brief schedule was updated and the following schemes approved:


National Police Procurement Hub - Approved

Glock 17 Pistol – Approved by SCT - Approved

Strategic Coordinating Centre – Approved 

Purchase of 3D Laser Scanner – Approved

Centralised Diary System – Approved

Caspre – Phase 2 – PA paper required prior to approval. NH asked to keep an eye on this scheme as SYP may be moving to Project Athena which would replace many of the Caspre functions – NH requested a full briefing from Phil Swain/Justin Rumball  with full breakdown of what has been spent and how much we have already committed to this scheme.

Facilities Management Minor Schemes (Rawmarsh replace boiler & controls) Approved

Provision of Resilient Supplies - Approved

SALIX Voltage Optimisation Scheme - Approved

Software Documentum Upgrade – Approved subject to Paul Thrustle signing this off

IT Efficiency and Collaboration – DRF Approved



8.         Devolution of parking Permits


Brought forward from last meeting by Debbie Carrington. GB commented that due to other budget

priorities this scheme had been put on hold for now.



Date of Next Meeting:          15th March 2012 – 2.00pm

5th floor conference room - HQ



Wednesday, 22 February, 2012 - 12:30