Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber - Guildhall, Bath

Contact: Jo Morrison  01225 394358

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Items
No. Item

1.

EMERGENCY EVACUATION PROCEDURE

The Chair 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 4.4 Appendix 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 - 21ST FEBRUARY 2023 pdf icon PDF 486 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 it has been agreed for consideration at this meeting. In making this 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 AND PETITIONS 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.

CLIMATE ANNUAL REPORT & ECOLOGICAL EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN pdf icon PDF 568 KB

This report presents the progress on the climate and ecological emergencies work over the past year and sets out future work plans.

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9.

JOINT COMMUNITY SAFETY PLAN pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The report sets out the current position on the Council’s draft Joint Community Safety Plan for consideration and feedback.

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10.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS 2023: ELECTION FEES pdf icon PDF 210 KB

This report sets out the proposed fees paid to the Returning Officer and the staff he employs to undertake various duties in connection with the local government elections on 4 May 2023.

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11.

CONSTITUTION REFRESH - PART 2 pdf icon PDF 305 KB

When Council adopted a revised Constitution in July, it was agreed that the Working Group would continue to meet to consider the further rationalisation work to be done on the Financial Regulations, Contract Standing orders and pick up any glitches identified since the new Constitution was adopted.  They met on 24th February and recommend these proposals to Council.

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12.

'FRIENDSHIP AGREEMENT' WITH THE CITY OF OLEKSANDRIYA, UKRAINE pdf icon PDF 717 KB

This report sets out plans to further develop the relationship with the city of Oleksandriya, by pursuing and formalising a friendship agreement between B&NES Council and the city.

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13.

MOTION FROM LIBERAL DEMOCRAT GROUP - VOTER ID pdf icon PDF 126 KB

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14.

MOTION FROM COUNCILLOR WRIGHT - HGV TRAFFIC pdf icon PDF 141 KB

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QUESTIONS, STATEMENTS AND PETITIONS 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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