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Agenda

Venue: 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 11 MAY 2020 pdf icon PDF 207 KB

To agree the minutes of the last meeting held on 11 May 2020 as a true and correct record.

3.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

To receive official announcements from the Mayor.

 

·       One Minute’s Silence – Mr Tony Mozley

 

This Council was deeply saddened to learn of the death on 25 May 2020 of Mr Tony Mozley, a former Independent Person for both Blackpool Council and Fylde Borough Council.

 

Mr Mozley started on the Independent Remuneration Panel in 2005, before becoming an Independent Person for Standards in 2012. For those people who had the privilege of working with Tony said he was the ultimate professional, always acting with integrity and honesty.

 

Our deepest sympathy goes out to his wife Ann and children Louise and Joe.

 

4.

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY MAYOR pdf icon PDF 205 KB

To appoint a Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2020/2021.

5.

APPOINTMENT OF LEADER

Following Councillor Blackburn stepping down from the position of Leader of the Council, the Council is asked to appoint a replacement for the remainder of the term of office until the Annual Council meeting in 2023, in accordance with the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007.

 

6.

AMENDMENT TO PROCEDURE STANDING ORDER 10 - EXECUTIVE REPORTS TO COUNCIL pdf icon PDF 229 KB

To consider an amendment to the Procedure Standing Order number 10.

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7.

PUBLIC REPRESENTATIONS - PETITIONS SCHEME pdf icon PDF 226 KB

To consider a petition submitted as part of the Council’s Petition Scheme.

8.

EXECUTIVE REPORTS pdf icon PDF 267 KB

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

 

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.

 

 

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9.

SCRUTINY ANNUAL REPORT 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 202 KB

To consider the Scrutiny Annual Report for 2019/2020.

 

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10.

EXECUTIVE/SCRUTINY PROTOCOL pdf icon PDF 209 KB

To consider the recommendation of the Executive from its meeting on 23 March 2020 relating to the Executive/ Scrutiny Protocol.

 

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11.

AUDIT COMMITTEE CO-OPTEE, INDEPENDENT PERSON AND INDEPENDENT REMUNERATION PANEL MEMBER pdf icon PDF 227 KB

To consider the appointments to various vacancies namely the co-opted member position on Audit Committee, the role of Independent Person as part of the standards process and member of the Council’s Independent Remuneration Panel. 

 

12.

REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT REMUNERATION PANEL pdf icon PDF 201 KB

To consider the report of the Independent Remuneration Panel in relation to consideration of an allowance for the elected member representative on the Fostering Panel.

 

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13.

COVID - 19 - REVIEW OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S DELEGATION pdf icon PDF 218 KB

To review the urgent delegated powers assigned to the Chief Executive at the last meeting of Council on 11 May. The powers were given for the purpose of acting swiftly and flexibly to urgent matters relating to the pandemic, but only for the length of time needed to respond to such a situation. A review was agreed to take place at this meeting.

 

14.

THE LOCAL ELECTRICITY BILL pdf icon PDF 215 KB

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