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Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Blackpool FY1 1GB

Contact: Sarah Chadwick  Democratic Governance Senior Advisor

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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 NOVEMBER 2022 pdf icon PDF 488 KB

To agree the minutes of the last meeting held on 30 November 2022 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 Derek Courtney who represented Layton and Park wards between 1973 and 1983.

·         Anne Hind, former Blackpool and Fylde Coroner from 2004-2013.

 

Members will be invited to pay tribute to their work and dedication.

 

Madam Mayor will then move the following resolution of condolence.

 

“The Council sends its deepest sympathy to the families and friends of former Councillor Derek Courtney and former Coroner Anne Hind for their loss and places on record its recognition of their dedication to office.”

 

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.

PUBLIC REPRESENTATION pdf icon PDF 394 KB

a) To receive a representation from a member of the public in accordance with Procedure Rule 9.

 

b) To consider questions from members of the public to the Leader and Cabinet Members submitted in accordance with Procedure Rule 9.

6.

EXECUTIVE REPORTS AND COMBINED FIRE AUTHORITY REPORTS pdf icon PDF 460 KB

To consider the attached reports to Council from the Corporate, People and Place portfolios and the Combined Fire Authority 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 light 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.

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7.

REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT REMUNERATION PANEL pdf icon PDF 471 KB

The Council will be asked to reconsider the report of the Independent Remuneration Panel which was initially considered at its meeting on 30 November 2022.

 

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8.

COUNCIL TAX REDUCTION SCHEME pdf icon PDF 481 KB

The Council to consider the recommendations of the Executive at its meeting on 23 January 2023 on the proposals for the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2023/24.

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9.

LOCAL PLAN pdf icon PDF 653 KB

The Council to consider the recommendations of the Executive from its meeting on 23 January 2023 to adopt the Blackpool Local Plan Part 2: Site Allocations and Development Management Policies.

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10.

MAYOR ELECT AND AUDIT COMMITTEE INDEPENDENT MEMBER pdf icon PDF 441 KB

The Council to consider the process for appointing the Mayor Elect for the Mayoral Year 2023 / 2024 and the appointment of a co-opted independent member to the vacant position on the Audit Committee.