Agenda

Annual General Meeting, County Council
Thursday, 11th April, 2019 10.00 am

Contact: Jackie Currie  Email: jackie.currie@cumbria.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Roll Call of Members

2.

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN

To elect a Chairman of the County Council for the ensuing municipal year.

 

The Chairman to make a declaration of acceptance of office

 

3.

ELECTION OF VICE CHAIRMAN

To appoint a Vice Chairman of the County Council for the ensuing municipal year.

 

The Vice Chairman to make a declaration of acceptance of office

 

4.

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 and Senior Manager for Legal and Democratic Services for advice in relation to the declaration of interests at meetings of the full Council.  A complete list of declarations notified to the Acting Monitoring Officer by 5.00 pm on Monday 8 April 2019 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 Legal and Democratic Services.

 

Members are invited to 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  ...  view the full agenda text for item 4.

5.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider whether there are any items on the agenda for which the press and public should be excluded.

6.

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.

7.

PRESENTATION - CUMBRIA CONSTABULARY

Deputy Chief Constable Mark Webster to give members the annual presentation from the Constabulary.

 

This should have been in January but due to a clash of diaries it had to be postponed.

 

8.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 369 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 14 February 2019 (copy enclosed).

 

9.

Announcements and Communications

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

10.

CONSTITUTION REVIEW GROUP pdf icon PDF 199 KB

To consider a report from the Leader of the Council.

 

Additional documents:

11.

ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR OF SCRUTINY MANAGEMENT BOARD

To elect a Chair and Vice Chair of Scrutiny Management Board.

 

12.

Constitution of Standing Committees etc pdf icon PDF 203 KB

To consider a report from the Leader of the Council.

 

Additional documents:

13.

Minutes of the Executive pdf icon PDF 182 KB

The minutes of the meetings of the Executive held on 21 March 2019 are enclosed.

 

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.

14.

Cumbria Joint Public Health Strategy pdf icon PDF 261 KB

To consider a report from the Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communities (copy enclosed).

 

 

 

Additional documents:

15.

CUMBRIA FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE INTEGRATED RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN (IRMP) 2019-2023 pdf icon PDF 258 KB

To consider a report from the Cabinet Member Customers, Transformation and Fire and Rescue (copy enclosed).

 

 

Additional documents:

16.

2017/18 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CUMBRIA FIRE LOCAL PENSION BOARD pdf icon PDF 256 KB

To consider a report from the Cabinet Member for Customers, Transformation and Fire and Rescue (copy enclosed).

 

 

Additional documents:

17.

Carlisle Southern Link Road - Amendment to the Capital Programme pdf icon PDF 327 KB

To consider a report from the Deputy Leader.

18.

SCRUTINY UPDATE REPORT pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To consider a report from the Chair of Scrutiny Management Board (copy enclosed).

 

 

Additional documents:

19.

Questions

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

20.

Minutes of Committees

20a

Workington Harbour Board pdf icon PDF 196 KB

To receive the minutes of a meeting of the Workington Harbour Board held on 23 January 2019 (copy enclosed)

 

21.

Notices of Motion

Mrs S Sanderson will move that:-

Cumbria County Council demands that the Government ensures funding for schools is sufficient for them to deliver a high standard of achievement and care, to support the requirements of a growing number of pupils with special educational needs and to have buildings that are maintained to a baseline acceptable standard.

 

22.

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.