Agenda

Council
Thursday, 19th December, 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber. View directions

Contact: Peter Druce - Democratic Services Officer 01494 421210 (ext 3210) Email: peter_druce@wycombe.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive apologies for absence.

2.

MINUTES

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meetings of Council held on 21 October 2019.

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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 such communication as the Chairman of the Council may wish to make.

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 12 December 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.

6.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS

Questions to the Leader or any Cabinet Member must be submitted by 12 noon on Thursday 12 December 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 12 December 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:

 

·         Cabinet          11 November 2019

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9.

PLANNING COMMITTEE

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

 

·         Planning Committee                                   16 October 2019

 

·         Planning Committee                                   13 November 2019 (to follow)

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10.

IMPROVEMENT & REVIEW COMMISSION

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

 

·         Improvement & Review Commission                   6 November 2019

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11.

PERSONNEL & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

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

 

·         Personnel & Development Committee                20 November 2019

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12.

HIGGINSON PARK TRUST - 2020-21 BUDGET

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13.

HIGGINSON PARK TRUST AUDITED ANNUAL REPORT 2018-19

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14.

QUESTIONS UNDER STANDING ORDER 11.2

15.

COMMITTEE CHANGES / APPOINTMENTS

COUNCILLOR T LEE – CHANGE IN POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION

 

Please note that Councillor Tony Lee is no longer a member of the Conservative Group and will now sit as an Independent member.

 

COUNCILLOR B PEARCE – CHANGE IN POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION

 

Please note that Councillor Brian Pearce is no longer an independent member and has now joined the Wycombe Independent Party Group.

 

 

 

16.

URGENT ACTION TAKEN BY CABINET OF INDIVIDUAL CABINET MEMBER

Individual Cabinet Member Decisions:

 

·                    4 December 2019 – Making the Daws Hill Neighbourhood Plan   7/2019 Executive Leader of the Council

 

 

Seating Plan 2019-20

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