Issue - meetings
Finance Update - to follow
The Board resolved :-
(i) to note the report in relation to the IJB budget and the information on areas of risk and management action that are contained herein;
(ii) to approve the budget virements indicated in Appendix F; and
(iii) to direct the Chief Finance Officer to arrange a Workshop for IJB Members in February 2021 to discuss the Medium Term Financial Strategy ahead of any budget setting.
The Board had before it the report from the Chief Finance Officer, ACHSCP
The report presented a summary of the current year revenue budget performance for the services within the remit of the Integration Joint Board (IJB) as at Period 9 (end of December 2020); highlighted the current forecast in relation to the additional costs of COVID-19 to be reclaimed from the Scottish Government; and advised on any areas of risk and management action relating to the revenue budget performance of the Integration Joint Board services.
Members heard that the report had been presented to the Risk Audit and Performance Committee (RAPC) the day previous.
The CFO advised that further Scottish Government funding were expected and that in the event of a shortfall of those monies, he would request an Urgent Board Meeting to resolve any issues.
The Chair, RAPC indicated they were assured around the stability of finances reported and received clarity around expectations of movements of funds.
Members heard that moving forward there was expected additional costs and that given the fluid environment of the pandemic and its response, there would be changes to already agreed service delivery and costs.
Members expressed a wish to hold a Workshop ahead of the intended Medium-Term Financial Strategy.
The report recommended :-
that the Board note –
(a) notes this report in relation to the IJB budget and the information on areas of risk and management action that are contained herein; and
(b) approves the budget virements indicated in Appendix F.
The Board resolved :-
(i) to approve the recommendations; and
(ii) to direct the Chief Finance Officer to arrange a Workshop for IJB Members in February 2021 to discuss the Medium-Term Financial Strategy ahead of any budget setting.