Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber - Guildhall, Bath

Contact: Jo Morrison  01225 394358

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Items
No. Item

1.

EMERGENCY EVACUATION PROCEDURE

The Chairman will draw attention to the emergency evacuation procedure as set out under Note 5.

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2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

At this point in the meeting declarations of interest are received from Members in any of the agenda items under consideration at the meeting. Members are asked to complete the green interest forms circulated to groups in their pre-meetings (which will be announced at the Council Meeting) to indicate:

(a) The agenda item number in which they have an interest to declare.

(b) The nature of their interest.

(c) Whether their interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an other interest,  (as defined in Part 2, A and B of the Code of Conduct and Rules for Registration of Interests)

Any Member who needs to clarify any matters relating to the declaration of interests is recommended to seek advice from the Council’s Monitoring Officeror a member of his staff before the meeting to expedite dealing with the item during the meeting.

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4.

MINUTES - 13TH JUNE 2019 pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

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5.

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIR OF THE COUNCIL OR FROM THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE

These are matters of information for Members of the Council. No decisions will be required arising from the announcements.

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6.

TO ANNOUNCE ANY URGENT BUSINESS AGREED BY THE CHAIR

If there is any urgent business arising since the formal agenda was published, the Chair will announce this and give reasons why she has agreed to consider it at this meeting. In making her decision, the Chair will, where practicable, have consulted with the Leaders of the Political Groups. Any documentation on urgent business will be circulated at the meeting, if not made available previously.

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7.

QUESTIONS, STATEMENTS, PETITIONS AND DEPUTATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC

The Democratic Services Manager will announce any submissions received. The Council will be invited to decide what action it wishes to take, if any, on the matters raised in these submissions. As the questions received and the answers given will be circulated in written form there is no requirement for them to be read out at the meeting. The questions and answers will be published with the draft minutes.

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8.

UPDATE REPORT ON ESTABLISHING JOINT VENTURE PARTNERSHIPS pdf icon PDF 100 KB

An update report on the establishment of joint venture (JV) LLP partnerships with other local authorities for the purpose of delivering local housing developments and maintaining a pipeline of sites for development by the Council’s housing development company, Aequus Developments Limited (ADL).

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9.

YOUTH JUSTICE PLAN 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 67 KB

The Local Authority has a statutory duty, in consultation with named legal partners Health, Police and Probation, to produce an annual Youth Justice Plan. The Plan sets out how services are to be organised and funded and what functions they will carry out to prevent youth offending and re-offending across Bath and North East Somerset.

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10.

TREASURY MANAGEMENT OUTTURN REPORT 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 224 KB

In February 2012, the Council adopted the 2011 edition of the CIPFA Treasury Management in the Public Services: Code of Practice, which requires the Council to approve a Treasury Management Strategy before the start of each financial year, review performance during the year, and approve an annual report after the end of each financial year.  This report gives details of performance against the Council’s Treasury Management Strategy and Annual Investment Plan for 2018/19.

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11.

AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION pdf icon PDF 74 KB

The Constitution is a single point of reference which contains the principal governance structures and procedures of the authority.  This report sets out various proposed amendments to the Constitution to ensure that it is kept up to date and effective, namely a review following the reduction from 65 to 59 Councillors, and amendments to the Planning delegation scheme.

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12.

THE DELIVERY OF SOCIAL HOUSING - UPDATE TO MARCH RESOLUTION pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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13.

MOTION FROM THE LIBERAL DEMOCRAT GROUP - ENDING UNFAIR EVICTIONS pdf icon PDF 39 KB

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14.

MOTION FROM THE LIBERAL DEMOCRAT GROUP - FOOD POVERTY pdf icon PDF 38 KB

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15.

MOTION FROM THE LABOUR GROUP - THE FUTURE OF FIRST BUS pdf icon PDF 43 KB

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16.

MOTION FROM THE LABOUR GROUP - CLEAN UP BATH & NORTH EAST SOMERSET pdf icon PDF 43 KB

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17.

MOTION FROM THE CONSERVATIVE GROUP - B&NES TRANSPORT OPTIONS BETWEEN BRISTOL AND BATH pdf icon PDF 43 KB

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MOTION FROM THE CONSERVATIVE GROUP - MAINTAINING OUR HERITAGE pdf icon PDF 62 KB

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19.

QUESTIONS, STATEMENTS, PETITIONS AND DEPUTATIONS FROM COUNCILLORS

The Democratic Services Manager will announce any submissions received. The Council will be invited to decide what action it wishes to take, if any, on the matters raised in these submissions. As the questions received and the answers given will be circulated in written form there is no requirement for them to be read out at the meeting. The questions and answers will be published with the draft minutes.

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