Agenda for Council on Wednesday 24th February 2021, 6.00 p.m.

Agenda

Virtual Meeting - Teams, Council - Wednesday 24th February 2021 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Virtual Meeting - Teams

Contact: Jess Bayley 

Media

Items
No. Item

Welcome

1.

To receive apologies for absence

2.

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.

3.

To confirm the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 20th January 2021 pdf icon PDF 540 KB

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4.

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

5.

To receive any announcements from the Leader

6.

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.

 

7.

Urgent Decisions pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Should any urgent decisions be approved after the main agenda for this meeting has been published, the urgent decision will be included in a supplementary pack.

 

 

 

8.

Independent Remuneration Panel Report pdf icon PDF 218 KB

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9.

Recommendations from the Cabinet 17th February 2020 (to follow) pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To consider the recommendations from the meeting of the Cabinet held on 17th February 2021 (to follow).

 

Members are asked to note that under the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, the Council is required to take a named vote when a decision is made on the budget calculation or Council tax at a budget decision meeting of the Council.

 

 

9a

Alternative Budgets pdf icon PDF 6 KB

·                Alternative Budget received from the Labour Group

·                Further alternative budgets to follow

 

Members are asked to note that under the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, the Council is required to take a named vote when a decision is made on the budget calculation or Council tax at a budget decision meeting of the Council.  This includes any votes in respect of any alternative budgets that are proposed.

 

 

 

Additional documents:

10.

Background Information on the recommendations from the Cabinet (17th February 2021)

10a

Council Tax Support Scheme pdf icon PDF 408 KB

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10b

Medium Term Financial Plan 2021/22 - 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 722 KB

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10c

Pay Policy Statement pdf icon PDF 121 KB

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11.

To note the minutes of the meetings of the Cabinet held on 17th February 2021 (to follow) pdf icon PDF 327 KB

12.

Recommendations from the Cabinet meeting held on 24th February 2021 (to be tabled) pdf icon PDF 128 KB

To consider the recommendations from the meeting of the Cabinet held on 24th February 2021 (to be tabled at the meeting).

 

Members are asked to note that under the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, the Council is required to take a named vote when a decision is made on the budget calculation or Council tax at a budget decision meeting of the Council.

 

Under Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, any Councillor who is 2 or more months in arrears with their Council tax payments cannot participate in any item at the Council meeting concerning the budget.

 

 

13.

Background Information on the recommendations from the Cabinet (24th February 2021 - to follow)

13a

Council Tax Resolution (to follow) pdf icon PDF 188 KB

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14.

Questions on Notice pdf icon PDF 193 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.

 

15.

Motions on Notice pdf icon PDF 175 KB

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.

 

16.

To consider any urgent business, details of which have been notified to the Head of Legal, Democratic and Property Services, prior to 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.