Agenda

County Council Local Committee for Copeland
Tuesday, 24th November, 2020 10.15 am

Venue: via Teams

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

Items
No. Item

Please note this meeting will be a virtual meeting and therefore will not take place in a physical location please follow the link to view this meeting live

1.

ROLL CALL AND APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To carry out a roll call of members and officers and 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 74 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Local Committee held on 14 September 2020 (copy enclosed).

 

6.

Highways Asset Management Strategy 2020 - 2025 pdf icon PDF 83 KB

[Electoral Divisions: All Copeland]

 

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

 

This report provides an update on the Cumbria Highways Asset Management Strategy which was approved by Cabinet in July 2020.

 

Additional documents:

7.

Copeland Transport Improvements Study pdf icon PDF 121 KB

[Electoral Divisions: All Copeland]

 

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

 

This report seeks the Local Committee endorsement of the Highways Working Group’s recommendation to the Committee that the proposed Copeland Transport Improvements Study is commissioned and that a contribution of £30,000 to the cost of the Study (being £60,000) is provided.

8.

2020/21 LOCAL COMMITTEE DEVOLVED HIGHWAYS BUDGET pdf icon PDF 103 KB

[Electoral Divisions: All Copeland]

 

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

 

This report presents the Highways Devolved Budget Finance figures and includes an update on the Highways Revenue and Capital Programme for Copeland.

 

Additional documents:

9.

2021/2022 Devolved Highways Capital Budget pdf icon PDF 109 KB

[Electoral Divisions: All Copeland]

 

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

 

This report contains proposals for the devolved Capital programme for 2020/21 based on assumed funding allocation of £2,049,665.

 

Additional documents:

10.

COPELAND HIGHWAYS WORKING GROUP pdf icon PDF 97 KB

[Electoral Divisions: All Copeland]

 

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

 

This report provides details of the meeting of the Highways Working Group held on 13 October 2020 and presents recommendations for the Local Committee to consider.  

 

Additional documents:

11.

AREA PLANNING REPORT pdf icon PDF 177 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 of activity undertaken by the Communities Team since its last meeting. It is also to advise Members on their current budget position. This report makes reference to the current COVID 19 Response and recovery activities.

 

Additional documents:

12.

Local Committee Chairs and Leadership pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To note the minutes of the Local Committee Chairs and Leadership meeting held on 14 September 2020 (copy enclosed).

 

13.

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

 

14.

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.

 

15.

NUCLEAR ISSUES

To discuss any relevant nuclear issues.

 

16.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note that the next meeting of Copeland Local Committee will be held on 18 January 2021 at 10.15 am.