Agenda

County Council Local Committee for Copeland
Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 11.15 am

Venue: Millom Network Centre Ltd, Salthouse Road, Millom, LA18 5AB.

Contact: Lorraine Davis  Email: lorraine.davis@cumbria.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive any apologies for absence.

 

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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 as if they are civil partners).   

 

3.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To consider whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any item on the agenda

 

4.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

There are no public questions, statements or petitions to be considered at this meeting.

 

5.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Local Committee held on 2 September 2019 (copy enclosed).

 

6.

COPELAND HIGHWAYS WORKING GROUP pdf icon PDF 100 KB

[Electoral Divisions: All Copeland]

 

To consider a report by the Acting Executive Director – Economy and Infrastructure (copy enclosed).

 

This report provides details of the meeting of the Highways Working Group held on 16 October 2019 and presents recommendations for the Local Committee to consider.  

 

Additional documents:

7.

Highways Asset Management Strategy pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To consider a report by the Acting Executive Director – Economy and Infrastructure (copy enclosed).

 

This report presents details of the  refreshed Highways Asset Management Strategy and a copy of the Delivery Plan that supports the Strategy. This has built on the Strategy agreed by Cabinet in November 2015 and been updated to include the adoption of the Well Managed Highway Infrastructure: A Code of Good Practice.

 

Additional documents:

8.

AREA PLANNING REPORT pdf icon PDF 168 KB

[Electoral Divisions: All Copeland]

 

To consider a report by the Executive Director – Corporate, Customer and Community Services (copy enclosed).

 

This report provides Local Committee with an update on the work of each area identified against priorities and highlights current issues and provides an overview of the budget position.  

 

Additional documents:

9.

Children Looked After

To receive a presentation by the Interim Executive Director – People.

 

10.

Phunky Foods in Copeland pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To consider a report by the Executive Director – Corporate, Customer and Community Services (copy enclosed).

 

This report provides Copeland Local Committee with a summary on the Phunky Foods programme of activity, as identified in the End of Contract report 2019, for Copeland primary schools.

 

Additional documents:

11.

COPELAND CHAMPIONS UPDATE

To receive updates from the following Copeland Champions:-

 

Armed Forces Champion

Autism Champion

Children’s Champion

Dementia Champion

Fire Champion

Health Champion

 

12.

VERBAL UPDATE FROM MEMBERS ON OUTSIDE BODIES/EXTERNAL COMMITTEES

To receive a verbal update from members serving on any outside bodies/external committees they attend on behalf of Copeland Local Committee.

 

13.

NUCLEAR ISSUES

To discuss any relevant nuclear issues.

 

14.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note that the next meeting of Copeland Local Committee will be held on 21 January 2020 at Cleator Moor Civic Hall at 10.15 am.