Agenda

Council - Wednesday, 26th January, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber. View directions

Contact: Rebecca Brough, Democratic & Corporate Services Manager  Email: democraticservices@dover.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To receive any apologies for absence.

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 20 October 2021 (to follow).

3.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To receive any declarations of interest from Members in respect of business to be transacted on the agenda.

4.

Announcements pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To receive any announcements from the Chairman of the Council, the Leader of the Council, Members of the Cabinet or the Head of Paid Service.

5.

Leader's Time pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To receive an oral report at the meeting from the Leader (and Cabinet) on the business of the Executive or on any topic or subject that it is felt should be brought to the attention of the Council.

 

In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 10 (Leader’s Time):

 

(a)  The Leader (and Cabinet) shall have up to 15 minutes to make within this report any statements that they wish on any topic or subject that they feel should be drawn to the attention of the Council.

(b)  The Leader of the Main Opposition Group (or their nominee) shall be allowed up to 10 minutes to respond.

(c)  The Leader of the Council shall be allowed up to 5 minutes to exercise a right of reply (or 25% of the time given to the Opposition Group Leader(s), whichever is the greatest).

6.

Seat Allocation and Group Appointments pdf icon PDF 4 KB

To receive from Group Leaders any changes to seat allocations or appointments.

 

(Note:  Any changes must be within the approved allocation of seats to political groups in accordance with the political balance rules (where applicable).)

7.

Questions from the Public pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To receive answers in respect of questions from the public to Members of the Executive asked in accordance with Rule 11 of the Council Procedure Rules.

 

(a)  Questions will be asked in the order in which notice of them was received, except that the Chairman may group together similar questions.

(b)  The period for questions by the public shall be limited so that no further questions shall be put after the elapse of 15 minutes from the commencement of the first question.

(c)   A maximum of three minutes is allowed for the each question to be read.

(d)  A questioner who has put a question in person may also put one supplementary question without notice to the member who has replied to his or her original question. A supplementary question must arise directly out of the original question or the reply.

(e)  Afterwards, any other Member at the Chairman's discretion may speak for up to two minutes on a question or reply.

 

Questions from the Public

 

The questions from the public received within the notice period are set out in the agenda papers.

8.

Questions from Members pdf icon PDF 254 KB

Up to 60 minutes is allowed for this part of the meeting unless extended by the Chairman of the Council or on a motion moved, duly seconded and approved by the Council.  Members may ask one supplementary question in addition to their original question.

 

Members may ask one supplementary question in addition to their original question.

 

The questions received are set out in the order received in the agenda papers.

9.

Review of Statement of Licensing Policy - Licensing Act 2003 pdf icon PDF 336 KB

To consider the attached report of the Head of Regulatory Services.

Additional documents:

10.

Council Tax Base and Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2022 pdf icon PDF 625 KB

To consider the attached report of the Strategic Director (Corporate Resources).

 

In accordance with Procedure Rule 18.6 (voting on budget decisions) a recorded vote will be held in respect of this item.

11.

Appointment of Auditors 2023/24 to 2027/28 pdf icon PDF 235 KB

To consider the attached report of the Strategic Director (Corporate Resources).

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12.

DRAFT CALENDAR OF ORDINARY MEETINGS 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 216 KB

To consider the attached report of the Democratic and Corporate Services Manager.

Additional documents:

13.

Members' Allowances Scheme 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 225 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Governance (to follow).

Additional documents:

14.

Parental Leave Policy for Councillors pdf icon PDF 286 KB

To consider the attached report of the Democratic and Corporate Services Manager.

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15.

Corporate Management Structure pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Executive (to follow).

16.

Amendment of The Scheme of Office Delegations in Relation to Planning Functions pdf icon PDF 205 KB

To consider the attached report of the Monitoring Officer.

17.

Review of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 287 KB

To consider the attached report of the Monitoring Officer.

 

Due to the size of the Constitution document it has been published as a separate supplementary paper.

Additional documents:

18.

Urgent Business Time pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To consider any other items deemed by the Chairman of the Council to be urgent in accordance with the Local Government Act 1972.

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