Agenda

Council
Wednesday, 21st October, 2020 6.00 pm

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    Items
    No. Item

    1.

    Apologies pdf icon PDF 4 KB

    To receive any apologies for absence.

    2.

    Minutes pdf icon PDF 159 KB

    To confirm the attached Minutes of the meeting held on 22 July 2020.

    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 4 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 234 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 115 KB

    To receive answers in respect of questions from the public to Members of the Executive asked in accordance with Rule 11 (as amended by Rule 28 for remote meetings) 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)  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 that were received within the notice period are set out in the agenda.

    8.

    APPROVAL OF REVISED 2020/21 GENERAL FUND REVENUE BUDGET AND PROJECT PROGRAMMES pdf icon PDF 422 KB

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

    Additional documents:

    9.

    Amendment to the Scheme of Officer Delegations pdf icon PDF 196 KB

    To consider the attached report of the Solicitor to the Council and Monitoring Officer.

    Additional documents:

    10.

    Questions from Members pdf icon PDF 188 KB

    Up to 60 minutes is allowed for this part of the meeting unless extended by the Chairman of Council 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 agenda papers.

     

    11.

    Motions pdf icon PDF 190 KB

    Motions for which notice has been given are listed on the agenda in the order in which notice was received, unless the Member giving notice states, in writing, that they propose to move it at a later meeting or withdraw it.

     

    If a Motion set out in the agenda is not moved by the Member who gave notice thereof it shall, unless postponed by consent of the Council, be treated as withdrawn and shall not be moved without fresh notice.

     

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

     

    The Motions received are set out in the agenda papers.

    12.

    Urgent Business Time pdf icon PDF 140 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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