Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER

Contact: Democratic Services Department 

Items
No. Item

385.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor G Richards.

386.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct

 

Note:

 

(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and

 

(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave

Minutes:

Councillor L Mytton Declared her Interest in Item Four – Corporate Sustainability Programme – Proposals – Recommendation 2.43

 

Councillor D Jones Declared his Interest in Item Four – Corporate Sustainability Programme – Proposals – Recommendation 2.3

 

Councillor W R Smith Declared his Interest in Item Four – Corporate Sustainability Programme – Proposals – Recommendation 2.23

 

Councillor M Colbran Declared his Interest in Item Four – Corporate Sustainability Programme – Proposals – Recommendation 2.3

 

Councillor D Sammon Declared his Interest in Item Four – Corporate Sustainability Programme – Proposals – Recommendations 2.33.1, 2.33.2, 2.33.3

Councillor M Jones and Councillor T Skinner entered the Meeting at 5.07 pm.

 

The Interim Chief Executive advised that in relation to Item Four – Corporate Sustainability Programme – Members would have had sight of the proposals through the I Pad or the printed schedules and it had been brought to his attention that items contained within the recommendations in the schedules should be discussed in open forum. 

 

Therefore some recommendations would be deferred for Open Session at the Council Meeting scheduled for 23 October 2019 and this would allow for the papers to be made public for the required number of days before the Meeting and to debate the recommendations in an Open Session as usual.

 

As the items were considered an explanation would be given of why some items were exempt or not exempt.

387.

Exempt

In order for the following to be considered in private, it is suggested that the public be excluded from the Meeting on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph/s (12, 13, 14,15) under Part 4 of Schedule 12A Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

 

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The public be excluded from the Meeting on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 12, 13, 14 and 15 under Part 4 of Schedule 12A Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

388.

Corporate Sustainability Programme - Proposals

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Minutes:

Councillor A Barry referred the Council to the ‘Corporate Sustainability Programme – Proposals’ report and advised that each recommendation would be addressed item by item to distinguish between those that would be heard as an exempt item and those that would be heard in open session at the Full Council Meeting on 23 October 2019.

 

Councillor A Barry then referred to the recommendations and advised which were deferred or were for consideration.

 

Questions were then raised by the Members in relation to the recommendations in the report and the information contained in the printed schedules and the issue of consultation.

 

Carys Kennedy then clarified the questions that had been raised by the Members in relation to the papers.

 

The Mayor then called for an adjournment of the Meeting.

 

After a short adjournment the following was outlined by Councillor A Barry for clarification:

 

(a)  Recommendations 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.10, 2.14, 2.15, 2.18.1, 2.18.2, 2.18.3, 2.19, 2.20, 2.21, 2.22, 2.28, 2.31, 2.34.1, 2.34.2, 2.34.3, 2.41, 2.42, 2.44, 2.45, 2.46.1, 2.46.2, 2.46.3, 2.46.4, 2.46.5 be deferred for consideration at the Full Council Meeting scheduled for 23 October 2019

(b)  Recommendations: 2.9, 2.13, 2.17, 2.30, 2.37 be withdrawn

(c)  Recommendation 2.29 – With the exception of reference 30 be deferred

 

The Mayor advised that all other matters on the agenda would be deferred for consideration at a Special Full Council on a date to be fixed for next week

389.

Issuing of a Section 188 Letter to Trade Unions

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Minutes:

This item was deferred.

390.

To deal with any other urgent business or correspondence

Minutes:

The Mayor advised that there was no business deemed urgent.

391.

To receive communications from Her/His Worship the Mayor

Minutes:

No Communications were received from His Worship the Mayor.

 

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