Agenda

County Council
Thursday, 11th January, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, County Offices, Kendal

Contact: Nicola Harrison  Email: nicola.harrison@cumbria.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Roll Call of Members

2.

Declarations of Interest

To disclose any disclosable pecuniary interests relating to any item on the agenda.

 

Members are asked to refer to the Monitoring Officer for advice in relation to the declaration of interests at meetings of the full Council.  A complete list of declarations notified to the Monitoring Officer by 5.00 pm on Monday  will be circulated at the meeting. If any member wishes to correct or add to the circulated list, guidance on what constitutes a disclosable pecuniary interest is set out below.

 

NB The following is a summary of what constitutes a disclosable pecuniary interest. Please seek advice from the Monitoring Officer.

 

Members must disclose any disclosable pecuniary interest they have in any item on the agenda which comprises

 

1          Details of any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for       profit or gain.

 

2          Details of any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses.  (This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

 

3          Details of any contract which is made between you (or a body in which you have a beneficial interest) and the authority

 

(a)       Under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be           executed; and

 

            (b)       Which has not been fully discharged.

 

4          Details of any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the authority. 

 

5          Details of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the authority for a month or longer. 

 

6          Details of any tenancy where (to your knowledge)

 

            (a)       The landlord is the authority; and

 

            (b)       The tenant is a body in which you have a beneficial                                                   interest.

 

7          Details of any beneficial interest in securities of a body where

 

(a)       That body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the         area of the authority; and

 

 

(b)       Either –

 

(i)      The total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one       hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or

 

(ii)     If that share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.

 

 

In addition, you must also disclose other non-pecuniary interests set out in the Code of Conduct where these have not already been registered.

 

Note

 

A “disclosable pecuniary interest” is an interest of a councillor or their partner (which means spouse or civil partner, a person with whom they are living as husband or wife, or a person with whom they are living as if they are civil partners).

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 135 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 16 November 2017 (copy enclosed).

4.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider whether there are any items on the agenda in respect of which the press and public should be excluded during consideration of the item.

5.

Public Participation

To receive petitions or questions from the public under the Public Participation Scheme for the Council. 

 

This item is time limited to 30 minutes.

 

 

6.

Announcements and Communications

To receive any announcements from the Chair, Leader, Members of the Cabinet or the Chief Executive.

7.

Minutes of the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To receive the minutes of the meetings of the Cabinet held on 23 November 2017 and 21 December 2017.

 

The Leader will ask members if they have any questions on the minutes taking each page in turn. Members should state clearly the minute number of the item concerned.

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8.

Review and Update of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider a report of the Leader of the Council.

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9.

Amendment to the 2017/2018 Minimum Revenue Provision Policy pdf icon PDF 165 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance.

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10.

Annual Report of the Fire Local Pensions Board 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To receive the Annual Report 2016/17 of the Cumbria Fire Local Pensions Board.

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11.

Questions

To consider questions from Members, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule No 11.2 to 11.5 to the Leader, a Member of the Executive or the Chair of any Committee.

12.

Scrutiny Management Board pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To receive a report of the Chair of Scrutiny Management Board.

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13.

Minutes of Committees

To receive reports from Committees of the Council and receive questions and answers in accordance with Council Procedure Rules 11.1 to 11.5.

13a

Workington Harbour Board pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To receive the minutes of a meeting of the Workington Harbour Board held on 23 October 2017.

14.

Urgency Provisions pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To consider a report of the Leader of the Council.

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15.

Notice of Motions

To consider notice of motions for up to a specified period of one hour.

16.

Speeches

To hear speeches (not exceeding five minutes each) for up to a specified period of 30 minutes, from individual members, of which at least 24 hours’ notice has been given to the Corporate Director – Resources and Transformation.