Agenda for Council on Wednesday 10th April 2024, 6.00 p.m.


Council - Wednesday 10th April 2024 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Parkside Suite - Parkside

Contact: Jess Bayley-Hill 


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To receive apologies for absence


Declarations of Interest

To invite Councillors to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Disclosable Interests they may have in items on the agenda, and to confirm the nature of those interests.


To confirm the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 21st February 2024 pdf icon PDF 426 KB


To receive any announcements from the Chairman and/or Head of Paid Service


To receive any announcements from the Leader


To receive comments, questions or petitions from members of the public

A period of up to 15 minutes is allowed for members of the public to make a comment, ask questions or present petitions.  Each member of the public has up to 3 minutes to do this.  A councillor may also present a petition on behalf of a member of the public.



Urgent Decisions


Political Balance pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Additional documents:


To receive and consider a report from the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Enabling Services pdf icon PDF 404 KB

Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item; no longer than 10 minutes for  presentation of the report and then up to 3 minutes for each question to be put and answered.




Recommendations from the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 184 KB

To consider the recommendations from the meeting of the Cabinet held on 13th March 2024.



Background Information on the recommendations from the Cabinet


Cost of Living Funding Proposal pdf icon PDF 228 KB


Quarter 3 2023-24 – Financial and Performance Report pdf icon PDF 2 MB


To note the minutes of the meetings of the Cabinet held on 21st February and 13th March 2024 pdf icon PDF 272 KB

Additional documents:


Questions on Notice pdf icon PDF 182 KB

To deal with any questions on notice from Members of the Council, in the order in which they have been received.


A period of up to 15 minutes is allocated for the asking and answering of questions.  This may be extended at the discretion of the Chairman with the agreement of the majority of those present.


A single supplementary question may be asked by each Councillor scheduled to ask a question on notice at this meeting.  The supplementary question must be based on the original question or the answer provided to that question.




Motions on Notice

A period of up to one hour is allocated to consider the motions on notice.  This may only be extended with the agreement of the Council.



To consider any urgent business, details of which have been notified to the Head of Legal, Democratic and Property Services prior to the commencement of the meeting and which the Chairman, by reason of special circumstances, considers to be of so urgent a nature that it cannot wait until the next meeting


To consider, and if considered appropriate, to pass the following resolution to exclude the public from the meeting during the consideration of item(s) of business containing exempt information:-

"RESOLVED: that under Section 100 I of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended, the public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it/they involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act, as amended, the relevant paragraph of that part, in each case, being as set out below, and that it is in the public interest to do so:-


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Quarter 3 2023-24 – Financial and Performance Report