Decision Maker: Argyll and Bute Council
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Council gave consideration to a report which sought approval of the proposed Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy which set out the Council’s Strategy for borrowing and investment for the forthcoming year. The report also set out the policy for the repayment of loans fund advances for 2021-22 which had been referred without recommendation by the Policy and Resources Committee held on 18 February 2021.
1. Approved the proposed Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy and the indicators contained within and noted that the figures within the Strategy will be updated to reflect the budget decisions agreed at Council.
2. Approved the continued use of the asset life method for the repayment of loan fund advances using a 5.1% annuity interest rate, with the exception of spend to save schemes where the funding/income profile method could be used.
3. Approved the proposed asset repayment periods as detailed within section 2.6 of the Treasury Management Strategy Statement.
4. Approved the ability to continue to use countries with a sovereign rating of AA- and above, as recommended by Link Asset Services.
(Reference: Report by Section 95 Officer dated 8 February 2021, submitted)
Publication date: 04/03/2021
Date of decision: 25/02/2021
Decided at meeting: 25/02/2021 - Argyll and Bute Council