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Agenda

Venue: via Zoom Conference Call

Contact: Yvonne Burnett  Democratic Governance Senior Advisor

Items
No. Item

1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to declare any interests in the items under consideration and in doing so state:

 

(1) the type of interest concerned either a

 

(a)   personal interest

(b)   prejudicial interest

(c)    disclosable pecuniary interest (DPI)

 

and

 

(2) the nature of the interest concerned

 

If any member requires advice on declarations of interests, they are advised to contact the Head of Democratic Governance in advance of the meeting.

2.

MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING HELD ON 30 SEPTEMBER 2020 pdf icon PDF 209 KB

To agree the minutes of the last meeting held on 30 September 2020 as a true and correct record.

3.

RESOLUTION OF CONDOLENCE AND MINUTE'S SILENCE

This Council and the people of Blackpool were deeply saddened to learn since its last meeting of the sad deaths of the following:

 

·         former Councillor Philip Dunne, former Mayor of the Borough in 2005/2006 and ward councillor for Talbot,

·         former Councillor Craig Matthews, Executive Member for Community Services and ward councillor for Highfield ward 1995/2003; and

·         former Mayoress Mrs June Preston who was Mayoress to her husband, the then Councillor John Preston in 1993/1994.

 

Group Leaders/ representatives will be asked to pay tribute to the work and dedication of these former civic office holders.

 

The Lady Mayor will then move the following resolution of condolence.

 

“The Council sends its deepest sympathy to the families and friends of former Councillor Philip Dunne, former Councillor Craig Matthews and former Mayoress June Preston for their loss and places on record its recognition of the dedication to office of these former civic office holders.”

 

Following the passing of this resolution, Council will then hold a minute’s silence, as a mark of respect.

4.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

To receive official announcements from the Mayor.

5.

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE REGARDING THE PANDEMIC

Dr Arif Rajpura, Director of Public Health to provide a verbal update regarding the pandemic.

6.

EXECUTIVE REPORTS, COMBINED FIRE AUTHORITY REPORTS AND CHAIRMAN OF THE SCRUTINY LEADERSHIP BOARD REPORT pdf icon PDF 244 KB

To consider the attached reports to Council from the Corporate, People and Place

Portfolios, the Combined Fire Authority report and the Chairman of the Scrutiny Leadership Board report.

 

Members are reminded that:

 

·       The Lead Executive Member * has up to three minutes to present the report, after which there will be a period of no longer than 25 minutes per report for questions/comments (a green card will give a one minute warning, red for the end of the debate).

 

·       There will be three minutes per question/ comment from any Councillor on anything within the portfolio and no limit to the number of times a Councillor can ask a question.

 

·       There will be a period of up to 25 minutes for responses from any Cabinet Member * on their area of responsibility at the end of the questions/ comments for each report.

 

* or Combined Fire Authority representative or Chairman of the Scrutiny Leadership Board.

Additional documents:

7.

AUDIT COMMITTEE INDEPENDENT MEMBER pdf icon PDF 206 KB

To consider the appointment of an Independent Member/s to the Audit Committee. 

 

8.

FIREWORKS pdf icon PDF 205 KB

To consider the following motions which have been submitted in accordance with Procedure Rule 12.1.