Agenda

Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber, Priory House, Monks Walk, Shefford

Contact: Sandra Hobbs  0300 300 5257

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Prayers

The Reverend Nuth will take prayers.

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Apologies

Apologies for absence to be received.

 

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 15 November 2018.

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Members' Interests

To receive from Members any declarations of interest.

 

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Questions, Statements and Deputations

To receive any questions, statements and deputations from members of the public in accordance with the Public Participation Procedure as set out in Part 4G of the Constitution.

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Petitions

To receive and discuss petitions if any, in accordance with the Public Participation Procedure as set out in Part 4G of the Constitution.

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Chairman's Announcements and Communications

The Chairman to announce any matters of communication.

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Leader of the Council's Announcements and Communications

The Leader of the Council to announce any matters of communication.

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Executive Member Presentations

To receive reports from up to three Executive Members on recent matters of interest and ask questions on matters contained within the reports.

 

Reports are anticipated from:

 

·         Councillor Hegley, Executive Member for Adults, Social Care and Housing Operations

·         Councillor Young, Executive Member for Regeneration

 

 

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Recommendations from the Executive pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To consider a recommendation from the meeting of the Executive, 4 December 2018 and answer questions asked under Part 4A, Rule No. 13.1 of the Council’s Procedure Rules.

 

a)    East West Rail Western Section (Phase 2) – Central Bedfordshire Council Formal Objection

b)    Equality Strategy and Action Plan 2018 – 2021

c)    Local Council Tax Support Scheme 2019/20

 

A copy of the above reports can be viewed on the Council’s website or via the link below:

https://centralbeds.moderngov.co.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=577&MId=5585&Ver=4

 

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Recommendation from the General Purposes Committee pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To consider recommendation from the meeting of the General Purposes Committee, 13 December 2018 and answer questions asked under Rule No. 13.1.

 

a)    Pay Policy Statement 2019/20

 

A copy of the above reports can be viewed on the Council’s website or via the link below:

https://centralbeds.moderngov.co.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=617&MId=5641&Ver=4

 

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Independent Remuneration Panel pdf icon PDF 55 KB

This report sets out the recommendations of the Independent Remuneration Panel (IRP) relating to the Scheme of Allowances for Members for 2019/20 following its meetings on 20 February 2017, 30 October 2017 and 30 October 2018.

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Calendar of Meetings 2019 - 2021 pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To consider the proposed Calendar of Meetings for the municipal years 2019/20 and 2020/21.

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Bedfordshire Police and Crime Panel pdf icon PDF 113 KB

 

To receive and consider a report from the Bedfordshire Police and Crime Panel.

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Motions

To consider motions by Members of the Council under Part 4A, Rule No. 17 of the Council’s Procedure Rules in the order received:

 

a)    Proposed by Councillor Zerny:

 

In the interests of ensuring more members of the public can attend, this Council should have at least one meeting every year, of each committee, take place in the evening.

 

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Written Questions

To answer written questions from Members of the Council under Part 4A, Rule No. 13.2 of the Council’s Procedure Rules.

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Open Questions

To answer Open Questions asked by Members of the Council under Part 4A, Rule No. 13.7 of the Council’s Procedure Rules.

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