Agenda

County Council
Thursday, 9th January, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, Kendal

Contact: Jackie Currie  Email: jackie.currie@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.

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.

 

4.

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.

 

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 7 November 2019 (copy enclosed)

 

6.

Announcements and Communications

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

 

7.

Presentation from Cumbria Constabulary

Chief Constable Michelle Skeer to give members the annual presentation from the Constabulary.

 

8.

Presentation - Children in Care Council

To receive a presentation from representatives from the Children in Care Council to discuss the Children in Care Awards, Respect, the Children in Care Council and the Care Leaver Offer.

 

 

9.

Minutes of the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 131 KB

The minutes of the meetings of the Cabinet held on 14 November 2019 and 19 December 2019 are enclosed (copies attached)

 

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.

 

Additional documents:

10.

MEMBERS ALLOWANCES SCHEME 2020-2021 pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To consider a report from the Leader of the Council (copy enclosed)

 

Additional documents:

11.

UPDATE REPORT OF THE CUMBRIA FIRE LOCAL PENSION BOARD - 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

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

 

12.

CONSTITUTION REVIEW GROUP pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To consider a report from the Leader of the Council (copy enclosed)

 

Additional documents:

13.

Scrutiny Update Report pdf icon PDF 106 KB

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

 

Additional documents:

14.

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.

15.

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.

15a

Audit and Assurance Committee pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To receive the minutes of the Audit and Assurance Committee meetings held on 17 September (final) and 9 December (draft) (copies enclosed)

 

Additional documents:

15b

Cumbria Pensions Committee pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To receive the minutes of the Cumbria Pensions Committee meetings held on 24 September (final) and 13 December (draft) (copies enclosed)

 

Additional documents:

15c

Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To receive the minutes of a meeting of the Standards Committee held on 29 October 2019 (copy enclosed)

 

15d

Workington Harbour Management Committee pdf icon PDF 67 KB

To receive the minutes of a meeting of the Workington Harbour Board held on 30 October 2019 (copy enclosed)

 

16.

Notice of Motions

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

17.

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 Executive Director – Corporate, Customer and Community Services.