Agenda

County Council
Thursday, 18th February, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: This meeting will not be held in a physical location, but will be held remotely. Please follow the link below to access the meeting:-

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

Items
No. Item

This meeting will not take place in a physical location, but will be held remotely. Please follow the link below to access the meeting:-

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 176 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 19 November 2020 (copy enclosed)

 

 

 

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

7a

Cabinet Minutes - 12 November 2020 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

The minutes of the meetings of the Cabinet held on 12 November 2020 are enclosed (copy attached)

 

The Chair 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

7b

Cabinet Minutes - 17 December 2020 pdf icon PDF 192 KB

The minutes of the meetings of the Cabinet held on 17 December 2020 are enclosed (copy attached)

 

The Chair 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.

 

 

7c

Cabinet Minutes - 4 February 2021 pdf icon PDF 150 KB

The minutes of the meetings of the Cabinet held on 4 February 2021 are enclosed (copy attached)

 

The Chair 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.

 

 

8.

DRAFT BUDGET 2021/22 AND MEDIUM TERM FINANCIAL PLAN 2021/22 - 2025/26 AND DRAFT CAPITAL PROGRAMME 2021-2026 pdf icon PDF 380 KB

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

 

 

Additional documents:

9.

URGENT DECISIONS TAKEN BY THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To consider a report from the Chief Executive (copy enclosed)

 

 

10.

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.

11.

SCRUTINY UPDATE REPORT pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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

 

 

Additional documents:

12.

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.

12a

Cumbria Pensions Committee pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To receive the draft minutes of a meeting of the Cumbria Pensions Committee held on 18 December 2020 (copy enclosed)

 

12b

Audit and Assurance Committee pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To receive the minutes of a meetings of the Audit and Assurance Committee held on  24 November 2020, and 27 November 2020 (copy enclosed)

 

Additional documents:

12c

Workington Harbour Management Committee pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To receive the draft minutes of a meeting of the Workington Harbour Management Committee held on 22 January 2021 (copy enclosed)

 

 

12d

Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To receive the draft minutes of a meeting of the Standards Committee held on 25 January 2021 (copy enclosed)

 

13.

Notice of Motions

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

 

Mr Arthur Lamb to move:-

 

‘This Council calls on the Leader of the Council to take up the offer from Radioactive Waste Management and ensure the Council is represented on the Working Groups set up in Copeland and Allerdale.’

 

Mr Pete McSweeney will move:-

 

“Council asks Cabinet to consider arranging an urgent external holistic review of public transport in the county to consider multimodal solutions and integrated low carbon transport with an emphasis on those rural areas which support the most vulnerable in our communities.  The review to include consultation with Members, stakeholders and community groups and also give consideration of the practicality of localised funding.

 

The review to be completed and with results published, by the end of 2021"

 

14.

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.

15.

Addendum to Budget Report - Item 8 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider an addendum to Item 8 – Budget Report (copy enclosed)