Executive post

Executive Member for Environment, Finance and Governance

Description

Executive Portfolio:

Executive Member for Environment  and Finance and Governance

 

Portfolio Holder:

Councillor Barrie Cooper

 

Lead Officer:

In respect of portfolio of Environment - Director of Regeneration and Culture/Director of Environment and Community Services

 

SCOPE OF PORTFOLIO

 

The Executive Member for Environment and Finance and Governance in respect of the portfolio of Environment, has the responsibility for ensuring a safer environment for Middlesbrough – ensuring Middlesbrough is cleaner and more resilient to a changing climate. The Executive Member for Environment and Finance and Governance will have responsibility for:

·        Highways Maintenance

·        Public buildings

·        Parks and Open Spaces

·        Commercial Services

·        Environmental Sustainability

·        Strategic lead health and Safety

·        Winter maintenance

·        Asset Management

·        People Transport Services

 

Policy Framework

·        Relevant Environment and Waste Policies and Strategies

·        One Planet Living and Assisted Energy Strategies

 

Other Plans and Strategies

·         Environment Service Plan (where relevant to the portfolio)

·         Carbon Reduction and Climate Adaptation (CRACA) Plan

·         Waste Management Plan

·         Environment Service Plan (where relevant to portfolio)

·         Trading Standards (Inc. Metrology)

Service Functions

·        Bereavement Services

·        Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability

·        Architects and Design Services

·        Streetscene (Includes: waste management and refuse collection, street cleansing, public toilets, fleet management and open spaces)

·        Highways Maintenance

·        Asset Management

·        Fleet Management

·        Integrated Transport Unit

·        Winter Maintenance

·        School catering

·        Cleaning Services

·        Environmental Enforcement

·        Community Councils

·        Direct commercial services

·        Emergency Planning

 

In circumstances where it is considered that an Executive Member would have a prejudicial interest the matter will be referred to the Deputy Mayor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Executive Portfolio:

Executive Member for Environment  and Finance and Governance

 

Portfolio Holder:

Councillor Barrie Cooper

 

Lead Officer:

In respect of portfolio of Finance and Governance - Director of Finance, Director of Legal and Governance Services

 

SCOPE OF PORTFOLIO

 

The Executive Member for Environment and Finance and Governance, in respect of the portfolio of Finance and Governance, has the responsibility of ensuring that the Council operates efficiently, openly and fairly. The Executive Member for Environment, Finance and Governance has oversight of budgetary issues. Areas falling within this portfolio are:

·         Human Resources/payroll

·         Legal Services

·         Democratic/Member Services

·         ICT

·         Business Continuity and Risk Management

·         Customer Services and Complaints and Compliments

·         Information Governance

·         Performance Management

·         Project and Programme Management

·         Financial Management

·         Procurement

·         Investment Strategy

·         Valuation and Estates

·         Teesside Pension Fund (as administering authority)

·         Business Rates

·         Housing Benefits

·         Council Tax

·         Borrowing Investments and Cash Management

·         Insurance

·         Information Security

·         Adult Commissioning

·         Social Care Commissioning

 

Policy Framework

·         Strategic Plan (Overview)

·         Council’s Budget Strategy

·         Capital Strategy

·         Medium Term Financial Plan

·         Pay Policy Statement

 

Other Plans and Strategies

·         People Strategy

·         Digital Strategy

  • Corporate Risk Management Strategy
  • Strategic Risk Register
  • Corporate Business Continuity Plan
  • Annual Audit and Inspection Letter
  • Treasury Management
  • Member Development Strategy
  • Procurement Strategy
  • Information Governance Strategy
  • ICT Strategy
  • Estates Strategy
  • Customer Strategy

 

Functions at Head of Service Level

·           Financial Governance

·           Financial Planning

·           Teesside Pension Fund

·           Strategy Information and Governance

·           Legal Services

·           Democratic Services including Registrars and Coroners Services

·           Revenues and Benefits

·           Human Resources

·           ICT

 

Other Roles

§  Responsibility (jointly with Deputy Mayor for Digital City Business Trading Ltd including appointment of suitable Directors to act on the Council's behalf.

§  Liaison with Internal and External Audit as necessary

§  Representation at NEREO/NEPC

§  Representation at NEPO

§  Corporate governance/decision making

 

In circumstances where it is considered that an Executive Member would have a prejudicial interest the matter will be referred to the Deputy Mayor.

 

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