Agenda and minutes

Council
Wednesday 17 July 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Alec Dubberley  Service Manager, Democratic Services

Items
No. Item

17.

Opening Prayers.

Minutes:

The Mayor’s Chaplain, Reverend Sally Baylis, delivered opening prayers.

18.

Apologies for Absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Roxanne Ellis, Payne and Scroggie.

19.

Mayor's Announcements.

Minutes:

The Mayor informed Members about some of the recent engagements she had undertaken and thanked those who attended the Flag Raising Ceremony and the Civic Service.  The Mayor was pleased to see Councillor Gregory and wished him a speedy recovery. 

 

The Mayor informed Members that she had arranged a Charity Quiz Night on 5th September, which would be hosted by Councillors Viv and Ron McCrossen at the Civic Centre.

 

20.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meetings held on 24 April and 22 May 2019 pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 24 April 2019, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record, subject to an amendment at item 55 to correct the spelling of Jed Clarke to Ged Clarke.

 

Vote: 23 For, 0 Against, 15 Abstentions

 

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 22 May 2019, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.

 

Vote: 38 For, 0 Against, 15 Abstentions

21.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

22.

To deal with any petitions received under Standing Order 8a.

Minutes:

None.

23.

To answer questions asked by the public under Standing Order 8.

Minutes:

None.

24.

To answer questions asked by Members of the Council under Standing Order 9.

Minutes:

None.

25.

Amendments to the Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Report of the Director of Organisational Development and Democratic Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Director of Organisational Development and Democratic Services seeking approval for an amended Code of Conduct, required to implement the best practice recommendations set out in the Committee on Standards in Public Life report, following the review of local government ethical standards.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Approve the amended Code of Conduct at Appendix 1 to the report; and

 

2)    Authorise the Monitoring Officer to make the necessary amendments to the constitution to incorporate the amended Code.

 

Vote: 38 For, 0 Against, 0 Abstentions

26.

Referral from Cabinet: Annual Treasury Activity Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 313 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance.

 

Following the meeting of Cabinet on 24 May 2019 Council is recommended to:

 

1)    Approve the Annual Treasury Activity Report as required by the Regulations.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance, which was referred to Council by Cabinet.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the Annual Treasury Activity Report as required by the Regulations.

 

Vote: 38 For, 0 Against, 0 Abstentions

27.

Referral from Cabinet: Gedling Plan and Budget Outturn and Budget Carry Forwards 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 306 KB

Report of the Senior Leadership Team

 

Council is recommended to approve:

 

1)    The capital carry forwards of £261,000 included in Appendix 6 to the report for non-committed schemes in excess of £50,000;

 

2)    The overall method of financing of the 2018-19 capital expenditure as set out in paragraph 2.7.5 of the report;

 

3)    The capital determinations regarding financing and debt provisions as set out in paragraph 2.7.7 of the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Senior Leadership Team, which had been referred to Council by Cabinet.

 

RESOLVED to approve:

 

1)    The capital carry forwards of £261,000 included in Appendix 6 to the report for non-committed schemes in excess of £50,000;

 

2)    The overall method of financing of the 2018-19 capital expenditure as set out in paragraph 2.7.5 of the report; and

 

3)    The capital determinations regarding financing and debt provisions as set out in paragraph 2.7.7 of the report.

 

Vote: 38 For, 0 Against, 0 Abstentions

28.

To receive questions and comments from Members concerning any matter dealt with by the Executive or by a Committee or Sub-Committee (Standing Order 11.1). pdf icon PDF 82 KB

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Minutes:

In accordance with Standing Order 11.1, a number of comments were made and responded to by the appropriate Cabinet Member or Committee Chair.

29.

To consider comments, of which due notice has been given, under Standing Order 11.03(a).

Minutes:

None received.

30.

To consider motions under Standing Order 12.

Minutes:

None received.