Agenda and decisions

County Council
Wednesday, 4 December 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Mo Seedat - Tel: 0116 305 2583  Email: mo.seedat@leics.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

Webcast and Order Paper. pdf icon PDF 228 KB

A webcast of the meeting can be viewed at [insert link].

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1.

Chairman's Announcements.

2.

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 25 September 2019. pdf icon PDF 540 KB

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3.

To receive declarations by members of interests in respect of items on this agenda.

4.

To answer questions asked under Standing Order 7(1)(2) and (5).

5.

Report of the Constitution Committee.

5a

Review of Standing Orders (Meeting Procedure Rules). pdf icon PDF 103 KB

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Decision:

“That the changes to Standing Orders (the Meeting Procedure Rules), as set out in Appendix A to the report of the Constitution Committee, be approved.”

 

6.

To receive position statements under Standing Order 8. pdf icon PDF 221 KB

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Decision:

The Leader gave a position statement on the following matters:

 

·       Flooding;

·       Green Council/Carbon Reduction Strategy;

·       Housing Infrastructure Fund Bids;

·       Impower Index – Most Productive Council;

·       County Councils’ Network Conference;

·       Remembrance Sunday.

 

The Lead Member for Children and Family Services gave a position statement on the following matters:

 

·       Ofsted;

·       Department for Education Care Leavers Visit;

·       Stonewall;

·       Children’s Innovation Partnership.

 

The Chairman of the Scrutiny Commission gave a position statement on the following matters:

 

·       Overview and Scrutiny Statutory Guidance;

·       Volume of Work;

·       Work of Scrutiny Review Panels.

 

A copy of the position statements is attached.

 

 

 

7.

Reports of the Cabinet.

7a

Annual Report of the Director of Public Health 2019. pdf icon PDF 121 KB

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Decision:

“That the Annual Report of the Director of Public Health 2019 be noted with support.”

 

7b

Annual Delivery Report and Performance Compendium 2019. pdf icon PDF 234 KB

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Decision:

“That the Annual Delivery Report and Performance Compendium 2019 be approved.”

 

8.

Report of the Employment Committee.

8a

Pay Policy Statement 2020/21. pdf icon PDF 195 KB

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Decision:

“That the County Council’s Pay Policy Statement 2020/21, attached as Appendix A to the report of the Employment Committee, be approved.”

 

9.

Report of the Corporate Governance Committee.

9a

Proposed Changes to the Financial Procedure Rules. pdf icon PDF 184 KB

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Decision:

“That the proposed amendments to the Financial Procedure Rules, set out in Appendix A to the report of the Corporate Governance Committee, be approved.”

 

9b

Proposed Changes to the Contract Procedure Rules. pdf icon PDF 199 KB

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Decision:

“That the proposed amendments to the Contract Procedure Rules, set out in Appendix B to the report of the Corporate Governance Committee, be approved.”

 

10.

Second Report of the Constitution Committee.

10a

Report of the Independent Remuneration Panel on Members' Allowances. pdf icon PDF 269 KB

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Decision:

(a)  “That those Members who submitted an Annual Report be thanked for doing so;

 

(b)  That those Members who have not submitted an Annual Report for the municipal year 2018/19 do so at the earliest opportunity;

 

(c)   That all Members of the County Council be asked to submit an Annual Report for the municipal year 2019/20 for publication on the County Council’s website;

 

(d)  That officers be asked to investigate what support can be provided to Members with regard to writing content relevant for their constituents;

 

(e)  That the allowance payable to Group Whips continues to be paid at the current rate of £61.40 per Member and increased annually in line with the Local Government Employee Pay Award).”