Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber - Guildhall, Bath

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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.

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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.

4.

MINUTES - 8TH NOVEMBER 2018 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair(man)

5.

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIRMAN 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.

6.

TO ANNOUNCE ANY URGENT BUSINESS AGREED BY THE CHAIRMAN

If there is any urgent business arising since the formal agenda was published, the Chairman will announce this and give reasons why he has agreed to consider it at this meeting. In making his decision, the Chairman 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.

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.

8.

BUDGET & COUNCIL TAX 2019/20 AND FINANCIAL OUTLOOK pdf icon PDF 395 KB

This report presents the revenue and capital budgets for 2019/20 together with proposals for Council Tax and Adult Social Care Precept for 2019/20.

Additional documents:

9.

TREASURY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY STATEMENT AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Treasury risk management at the Authority is conducted within the framework of the CIPFA Code which requires the Authority to approve a treasury management strategy before the start of each financial year.

Additional documents:

10.

APPOINTMENT OF STANDARDS COMMITTEE INDEPENDENT MEMBERS pdf icon PDF 74 KB

The Council is asked to approve the appointment of Mr Axel Palmer as an Independent Member of the Standards Committee, following the resignation of Ms Susan Toland as Chair and Independent Member, and confirm the appointment of the existing members.

11.

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.

12.

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

The Committee is asked to consider passing the following resolution;

 

“that having been satisfied that the public interest would be better served by not disclosing relevant information, in accordance with the provisions of Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business and the reporting of the meeting be prevented under Section 100A(5A) because of the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, as amended.

13.

WAIVER OF 6 MONTH COUNCILLOR ATTENDANCE RULE