Agenda

Council
Monday, 15th July, 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 meeting of Council held on 1st April 2019 along with the minutes of the Annual Council meeting of 20 May 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 Monday 8 July 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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Exclusion of Press and Public

Notification of Items expected to be taken in exempt session, as required by access to information requirements.

 

The meeting will be asked to resolve that the Press and Public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item as it contains exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1-7, Part 1, Schedule 12A (as amended), more particularly as follows:-

 

Item 6 – JNC Staff Matters Committee Minutes – 11 June 2019

 

Information relating to an individual (Paragraph 1, Schedule 12A, Local Government Act 1972)

 

[The distress that could be caused to the individual is not commensurate with the benefits of disclosure to the public.]

 

6.

JNC STAFFING MATTERS COMMITTEE

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

 

·         JNC Staffing Matters Committee                                       11 June 2019

 

Return to Open Session

7.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS

Questions to the Leader or any Cabinet Member must be submitted by 12 noon on Monday 8 July 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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8.

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 Monday 8 July 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).

 

 

9.

CABINET

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

 

·         Cabinet                                                                      8 July 2019 (to follow)

 

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10.

PLANNING COMMITTEE

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

 

·         Planning Committee                                               6 March 2019

·         Planning Committee                                               3 April 2019

·         Planning Committee                                               24 April 2019

·         Planning Committee                                               22 May 2019

 

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11.

REGULATORY & APPEALS COMMITTEE

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

 

·         Regulatory & Appeals Committee                                     13 May 2019

 

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12.

AUDIT COMMITTEE

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

 

·         Audit Committee                                                      30 May 2019

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13.

HIGH WYCOMBE TOWN COMMITTEE

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

 

·         High Wycombe Town Committee                         11 June 2019

 

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14.

IMPROVEMENT & REVIEW COMMISSION

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

 

·         Improvement & Review Commission                   12 June 2019

 

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15.

PERSONNEL & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

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

 

·         Personnel & Development Committee                4 July 2019 (to follow)

 

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16.

NOTICES OF MOTION

To consider the following Notice of Motion submitted by the deadline of noon Thursday 4 July 2019.

 

The following Notice of Motion was submitted by Councillor K Ahmed and seconded by Councillor B Pearce.

 

I move that this council will bring Wycombe Market back under the direct control of Wycombe District Council by giving the required three months’ notice and resume the management of its own markets.

 

 

17.

QUESTIONS UNDER STANDING ORDER 11.2

URGENT ITEM

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18.

COMMITTEE CHANGES / APPOINTMENTS

Full Council are requested to note the following appointment to an Outside Body:

 

·         Councillor Graham Peart BEM - Standing Deputy - Thames Valley Police & Crime Panel

19.

URGENT ACTION TAKEN BY CABINET OF INDIVIDUAL CABINET MEMBER

Individual Cabinet Member Decisions:

 

·                    2 May 2019 – Private Sector Housing Enforcement Policy (Minor Amendments)   3/2019 Cabinet Member for Housing

 

·                     9 May 2019 – Wycombe District Council Wellbeing Statement – 4/2019 Cabinet Member for Community

 

·                     10 May 2019 – Community Support Grants – Service Level Agreements (Community Services) – 5/2019 Cabinet Member for Community

 

·                     28 June 2019 – 58 West End Road, High Wycombe, Property Disposal and Replacement by the Buckinghamshire Housing Association – 6/2019 Cabinet Member for Housing

 

20.

LEADER'S ANNOUNCEMENT

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