Disbanded Committees Committee Diary

Policy, Finance & Asset Management Committee (Disbanded May, 2012)

Terms of Reference


The terms of reference and functions of the Policy Finance and Asset Management Committee are to deal with the following matters:-

  • all strategic and corporate policy affecting Council functions as a whole;
  • monitoring and control of the Council’s overall capital and revenue expenditure;
  • the provision of guidance and direction to Strategic and Area Committees to ensure overall control of the Council’s finances within approved budgetary limits and financial regulations;
  • the provision of guidance and direction to Strategic and Area Committees in regard to scrutiny and performance management of functions within their remit;
  • policies and strategies to meet the Council’s objectives under the Community Plan;
  • review of progress as set out in the annual review of the Council Plan and associated areas;
  • the management and use of all Council assets and resources including:-
    • (including superannuation fund management) and information technology;
    • physical assets (including land, buildings and other property);
    • human resources (including thedevelopment andtraining strategy for elected members and employees); and
    • information (including information technology)
  • the development, maintenance and review of a Corporate Asset Management Plan to ensure that the Council achieves Best Value;
  • the monitoring and review of policy and all matters concerned with the health and safety of Council employees and the obligations of the Council under Health and Safety legislation;
  • notwithstanding any provision in this Scheme of Administration to consider any matter involving the policy or resources of the Council;
  • any recommendations or report of any Investigating Committee appointed to investigate any matter in terms of the Scottish Joint Negotiating Committee for Local Authorities Services Disciplinary Procedure for Chief Executives;
  • all functions concerning valuation and electoral registration;
  • the strategic objectives and financial performance of all trading activities;
  • Schemes for Community Councils;
  • Fife's role in European matters including working relationships with the European Commission and the European Parliament; and
  • strategic overview of civic affairs, twinning links and partnerships leading to civic, sporting, economic and cultural exchanges.

Scrutiny and Performance Review


The Committee shall be responsible for the scrutiny and review of performance of the functions remitted to them as provided for in paragraphs 3.8 to 3.10 of the Scheme of Administration.



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