Agenda

 

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Jean Cousens tel. 020 8547 5023

e-mail: jean.cousens@kingston.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

Published on Wednesday 19 February 2020

 

 

 

Council

 

Date:                Thursday 27 February 2020

 

Time:               7:30 pm

 

Place:              The Guildhall, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1EU

 

For Item 6 on the agenda (‘Revenue and Capital Budget 2020/21 and Medium Term Financial Strategy to 2023/24’), Members are requested to bring with them to the meeting the Budget Pack which has been circulated as a separate document to all Members.

 

 

Opening of Meeting

 

The Mayor will invite her Assistant Chaplain to open the meeting.

 

Emergency Evacuation Arrangements

 

On hearing the alarm which is a loud siren please leave the building by the nearest available fire exit and assemble by the triangle at the front of the Guildhall. Anyone requiring assistance to evacuate the building should proceed to the refuge areas which are situated outside Committee Room 1 and the Mayor’s Parlour where you will be met by a member of the building management team and assisted from the building.

 

AGENDA

 

1.             

Apologies

 

 

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2.             

Declarations of Interest

 

 

Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests and any other non- pecuniary interests (personal interests) relevant to items on this agenda.

 

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3.             

Minutes

 

 

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 17 December 2019.

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4.             

Mayor's Announcements

 

 

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5.            Petitions

 

To receive petitions submitted by Councillors, or by members of the public who live, work or study in the Borough, on a matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties or which affects the Royal Borough.  The petition must contain at least 20 signatures, and notice of the intention to submit the petition must be given in writing to democratic.services@kingston.gov.uk by 10am the day before the meeting.  The petitioner will have up to 2 minutes speaking time to present the petition.  Up to 5 petitions can be presented at the meeting which will be presented in order of the number of signatories. (Any remaining petitions can be submitted, without speaking.)

 

Petitions will be processed in accordance with the Council’s Petition Scheme.

 

 

6.             

Revenue & Capital Budget 2020/21 and Medium Term Financial Strategy to 2023-24

Appendix A

 

To consider the recommendations of the Finance and Partnerships Committee meeting on 13 February 2020 as set out in Appendix A attached (with reference to the Budget Pack circulated as a separate document to all Members on 23 January 2020).

 

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7.             

Corporate Plan and Key Performance Indicators

Appendix B

 

To consider the report attached at Appendix B (with five annexes) which:

·           updates the Council on progress against existing deliverables within the Corporate Plan, and sets out new deliverables to be added to the Corporate Plan

·           updates the Council on changes to corporate Key Performance Indicators.

 

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8.             

Armed Forces Community Covenant Working Group

Appendix C

 

To receive the report (with recommendations) of the Armed Forces Community Covenant Working Group attached as Appendix C to this agenda.

 

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9.             

Municipal Calendar of Meetings

Appendix D

 

To approve the Municipal Calendar of meetings attached as Appendix D to this agenda.

 

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10.          

Member/Officer Commissioning Framework Task and Finish Group

Appendix E

 

To establish and appoint Members to the Member/Officer Commissioning Framework Task and Finish Group as set out in Appendix E to this agenda.

 

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11.          

Appointments of Members to Committees, Panels and other bodies

 

 

The Council is RECOMMENDED to make the following appointments:

 

(i)                    The Liberal Democrat Group will nominate Members for several positions on Committees (names to be circulated as Late Material):

      a new Chair to be appointed to the Development Control Committee

      a new member to be appointed to the Strategic Housing and Planning (SHAP) Committee who is to be appointed as a Co Chair of that Committee

      a change to the alternates on SHAP Committee

 

(ii)                  The Conservative Group will nominate Members for several positions on Committees (names to be circulated as Late Material).

 

Pension Board:

 

(iii)                 Justine Rego to replace Tony Willis (who has left the Council) to be appointed as a Scheme Member until December 2023

(iv)                 James Geach to be re-appointed as a Scheme Member until December 2024

 

 

 

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12.          

Urgent Items authorised by the Mayor

 

 

To consider any items which, in the view of the Mayor, should be dealt with as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances in accordance with S100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

 

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13.          

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

The following resolution is included as a standard item which will only be relevant if any exempt matter is to be considered at the meeting for which the Committee wish to resolve to exclude the press and public:

 

To exclude the public from the meeting under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that it is likely that exempt information, as defined in paragraph *….of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act, would be disclosed and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

(*relevant regulatory paragraph to be indicated)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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