Agenda

Council
Thursday, 21st February, 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Peter Druce - Democratic Services Officer 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive apologies for absence.

2.

MINUTES

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of Council held on 10 December 2018.

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3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To receive any disclosure of disclosable pecuniary interests by Members relating to items on the agenda. If any member is uncertain as to whether an interest should be disclosed, he or she is asked if possible to contact the District Solicitor prior to the meeting.

 

Members are reminded that if they are declaring an interest they should state the nature of that interest whether or not they are required to withdraw from the meeting.

 

4.

CHAIRMAN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

To receive the announcements of the Chairman of the Council.

5.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

Written questions may be asked of the Leader or any Cabinet Member if submitted to the Head of Democratic, Legal and Policy Services no later than 12 noon on Thursday 14 February 2019. Questions will be submitted in the order in which they were received.

 

A questioner will have a maximum of 1 minute to ask a question and the answer shall not exceed 3 minutes. Any questioner may put one supplementary question without notice within a maximum time of 1 minute and the answer may not exceed 2 minutes.

 

 

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6.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS

Questions to the Leader or any Cabinet Member must be submitted by 12 noon on Thursday 14 February 2019.

 

A questioner will have a maximum of 1 minute to ask a question and the answer shall not exceed 3 minutes. Any questioner may put one supplementary question without notice within a maximum time of 1 minute and the answer may not exceed 2 minutes.

 

Questions shall be taken first from the Group Leaders of the political parties who shall be entitled to ask an initial Leader`s question from his/her group, of which written notice shall have been given to the Head of Democratic, Legal and Policy Services prior to the meeting.

 

The order of questions shall then permit the first question from each other Councillor to be asked before any subsequent questions from the same Councillor. One question will be taken in turn from the same Councillor unless there are no other questions to be asked.

 

Every member asking an oral question is permitted to ask one supplementary question without notice provided that it is not substantially the same as a question that was put to a Council meeting during the past 6 months.

 

Any question remaining unanswered after 30 minutes will be answered within 10 working days in writing after the meeting by the appropriate Member and appended to the minutes of the meeting. 

 

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7.

PETITIONS

(i)              Council to receive any petition from a member of the public who lives, works or studies within the district or from a Councillor on his/her behalf as notified by the deadline of 5pm on Thursday 14 February 2019.

 

(ii)             Council to consider any petition already received that meets the required number of signatures to qualify for a debate by Full council. (The petition organiser will have 5 minutes to present the petition and then the Council will debate the matter for a maximum of 15 minutes and decide how to respond to the petition).

 

 

8.

CABINET

To receive the minutes of and consider any recommendations from the following meeting(s):

 

·         Cabinet                                                          17 December 2018

·         Cabinet (Special Meeting)                         9 January 2019

·         Cabinet                                                          4 February 2019      

 

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9.

CAPITAL STRATEGY

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10.

COUNCIL TAX SETTING 2019/20 AND PRESENTATION FROM THE LEADER OF THE COUNCIL (to follow)

The minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 4 February 2019 recommend revenue estimates and the district and parish elements of Council tax levels for 2019/20.

 

Full Council is required to consider the Revenue Estimates and the district and parish elements of Council tax levels for 2019/20 and then to set out the full Council tax.

 

Details relating to the precept for Bucks County Council, the Thames Valley Police & Crime Commissioner and Bucks and Milton Keynes Fire Authority are awaited. The full report containing these details together with the full Council tax details across the district is therefore to follow.

 

Members are reminded that they must have regard to the Chief Financial Officer`s report when setting the Council tax.

 

In accordance with Standing Order 16.5 a recorded vote shall take place on decisions relating to the setting of the budget and Council tax.

 

 

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11.

PLANNING COMMITTEE

To receive the minutes of and consider any recommendations from the following meeting(s):

 

·         Planning Committee                                   17 October 2018

·         Planning Committee                                  12 December 2018 

·         Planning Committee                                   16 January 2019 (to follow)

 

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12.

HIGH WYCOMBE TOWN COMMITTEE

To receive the minutes of and consider any recommendations from the following meeting:

 

·         High Wycombe Town Committee             15 January 2019

 

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13.

IMPROVEMENT & REVIEW COMMISSION

To receive the minutes of and consider any recommendations from the following meeting:

 

·         Improvement & Review Commission       24 January 2019

 

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14.

REGULATORY & APPEALS COMMITTEE

To receive the minutes of and consider any recommendations from the following meeting:

 

·         Regulatory & Appeals Committee             11 February 2019 (to follow)

 

15.

COMMUNITY GOVERNANCE REVIEWS

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16.

PERSONNEL & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

To receive the minutes of and consider any recommendations from the following meeting:

 

·         Special Personnel & Development Committee              18 February 2019 (to follow)

 

 

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17.

STANDARDS COMMITTEE

To receive the minutes of and consider any recommendations from the following meeting:

 

·         Standards Committee                     19 February 2019 (to follow)

 

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18.

EXTENSION WORKS TO COURT GARDEN LEISURE COMPLEX - PROCUREMENT PROCESS

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19.

QUESTIONS UNDER STANDING ORDER 11.2

20.

URGENT ACTION TAKEN BY CABINET OR INDIVIDUAL CABINET MEMBER

Individual Cabinet Member Decisions:

 

 

 

·                    11 December 2018 – Community Support Grants 2019-20 Homes and Homelessness 13/2018 Cabinet Member for Housing

 

·                     12 December 2018 – Community Support Grants 2019-20 Planning & Sustainability – 14/2018 Cabinet Member for Planning

 

·                     12 December 2018 – Community Support Grants 2019-20 Community Services – 15/2018 Cabinet Member for Community

 

·                     12 December 2018 – Community Support Grants 2019-20 Community Services – 16/2018 Executive Leader of the Council

 

·                     17 December 2018 – Youth Mentoring Grant 2018-2020 – 17/2018 Cabinet Member for Youth & External Partnerships

 

·                     19 January 2019 – Community Support Grants 2019-20 Community Services – 1/2019 Cabinet Member for Community

 

 

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