Agenda

Full Council
Wednesday, 26th February, 2020 6.30 pm

Venue: Town Hall, Burnley

Contact: Democracy Office 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 317 KB

To receive, as read, the Minutes of the proceedings of the previous Council meeting, and to confirm them or otherwise.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

3.

Mayor's Communications

To receive communications (if any) from Her Worship the Mayor.

4.

Public Question Time

To receive questions, statements or petitions (if any) from members of the public.

5.

Motions to Council - Tackling Homelessness and providing a night shelter for rough sleepers with the Borough of Burnley

5a

Tackling homelessness and providing a night shelter for rough sleepers within the Borough of Burnley pdf icon PDF 218 KB

6.

Motions and Executive responses to Motions

6a

Executive response to motion on Glyphosate pdf icon PDF 273 KB

This motion to Full Council in July 2019 stood referred without discussion to the Executive as it had the effect of materially increasing the expenditure of the Council.

 

The matter is also an Executive function and therefore any decision on policy can only be taken by the Executive.  The Executive at its meeting on 17th February 2020 made a decision on the matter.  The Executive report and the minute extract are attached.

 

Members may debate the motion, taking into consideration the Executive’s decision.

 

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6b

Executive response to motion on Passivhaus pdf icon PDF 129 KB

This motion to Full Council in December 2019 stood referred without discussion to the Executive as it had the effect of materially increasing the expenditure of the Council.

 

The matter is also an Executive function and therefore any decision on policy can only be taken by the Executive.  The Executive at its meeting on 17th February 2020 made a decision on the matter.  The Executive report and minute extract are attached.

 

Members may debate the motion, taking into consideration the Executive’s decision.

 

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7.

Items for Decision by the Council

7a

Council Tax Support Scheme and Second Homes Discount pdf icon PDF 188 KB

To consider the Council Tax Support Scheme.

 

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7b

Revenue Budget Monitoring 2019/20 Quarter 3 pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To consider the revised revenue budget for 2019/20, the net transfers to earmarked reserves and the carry forward of unspent budgets into 2020/21.  

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7c

Capital Budget 2019/20 Monitoring Report Quarter 3 pdf icon PDF 191 KB

To consider a revised capital budget for 2019/20.

 

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7d

Medium Term Financial Strategy pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To seek approval of the Medium Term Financial Strategy and the Reserves Strategy. 

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7e

Revenue and Capital Budget and Council Tax 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 283 KB

To consider the Revenue Budget for 2020/21. 

 

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7f

Revenue Budget 2020/21 Statutory Report of the Chief Finance Officer pdf icon PDF 285 KB

To consider the Statutory Report issued by the Chief Finance Officer under the Local Government Act 2003. 

7g

Treasury Management Strategy 2020/21 and Prudential Indicators 2020/23 pdf icon PDF 279 KB

To seek approval of the Treasury Management Strategy 2020/21, the prudential indicators for 2020/23, and the Council’s Minimum Revenue Position Policy. 

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7h

Capital Budget 2020/21 and Capital Investment Programme 2020-25 pdf icon PDF 187 KB

To consider the 2020/21 Capital budget and the Capital Investment Programme 2020/25.

 

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7i

Council Tax 2020/21

To pass the formal resolution to set the Council Tax for 2020/21. (draft resolution to be circulated in advance of the meeting)

7j

Strategic Plan 2020 pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To approve the Strategic Plan 2020.

 

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7k

Localism Act 2011 - Annual Pay Policy Statement pdf icon PDF 272 KB

To consider the Pay Policy Statement 2020. 

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7l

Amendments to the Members Allowance Scheme pdf icon PDF 229 KB

To consider two amendments to the Members Allowance Scheme.

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8.

Appointment of Mayor Elect and Deputy Mayor Elect 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To consider the appointment of Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the 2020/21 municipal year.

9.

Calendar 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider the calendar of meetings for 2020/21.

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10.

Constitutional Updates and Council Appointments pdf icon PDF 237 KB

To note the consequential amendments to the Constitution made since the last meeting.

11.

Reports from the Chairs of Committees pdf icon PDF 120 KB

To consider the reports of the Chairs of Scrutiny, Audit and Standards, Development Control and Licensing.

12.

Strategic Plan Progress Reports pdf icon PDF 346 KB

13.

Questions

To deal with questions (if any) relating to matters not contained in the Minutes before the Council and of which notice in writing has been received in accordance with Standing Order No. 10(2).

14.

Exclusion of the Public

To consider the exclusion of the public from the meeting before discussion takes place on the following item(s) of business on the grounds that in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, if the public were present there would be a disclosure to them of exempt information within the meaning of Part VA of the Local Government Act 1972.

15.

Towneley Hall and Town Hall - Capital Works Update

To note the progress of the Town Hall works and approve the additional budget required and to funding arrangements to be put in place to meet the capital requirements for all the works set out in the report

16.

item 7 h - appendix 4 Capital budget 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 497 KB

17.

Council Tax Resolution 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To pass the formal resolution to set the Council Tax for 2020/21.