Agenda

Council
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Gernon Road, Letchworth Garden City

Contact: Hilary Dineen (01462) 474353 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

MINUTES - 17 JANUARY 2019

To take as read and approve as a true record the minutes of the meeting of Council held on the 17 January 2019.

 

Minutes to follow.

3.

NOTIFICATION OF OTHER BUSINESS

Members should notify the Chairman of other business which they wish to be discussed by the Council at the end of either Part I or Part II business set out in the agenda. They must state the circumstances which they consider justify the business being considered as a matter of urgency.

 

The Chairman will decide whether any item(s) raised will be considered.

4.

CHAIRMAN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

Members are reminded that any declarations of interest in respect of any business set out in the agenda, should be declared as either a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest or Declarable Interest and are required to notify the Chairman of the nature of any interest declared at the commencement of the relevant item on the agenda.  Members declaring a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest must withdraw from the meeting for the duration of the item. Members declaring a Declarable Interest, who wish to exercise a ‘Councillor Speaking Right’, must declare this at the same time as the interest, move to the public area before speaking to the item and then must leave the room before the debate and vote.

5.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

To receive petitions and presentations from members of the public.

6.

REGENERATION OF CHURCHGATE SHOPPING CENTRE – UPDATE AND ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS pdf icon PDF 463 KB

REPORT OF THE DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE

 

To receive an update and alternative options for the regeneration of Churchgate Shopping Centre.

 

 

Additional documents:

7.

ITEM REFERRED FROM CABINET: 29 JANUARY 2019 - REVENUE BUDGET 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 340 KB

REPORT OF THE SERVICE DIRECTOR – RESOURCES

 

To consider the revenue budget for 2019/20 and the main factors which contribute to the determination of the North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) Council Tax level, for recommendation to Council.

Additional documents:

8.

ITEM REFERRED FROM CABINET: 29 JANUARY 2019 - INVESTMENT STRATEGY (INTEGRATED CAPITAL AND TREASURY) pdf icon PDF 260 KB

REPORT OF THE SERVICE DIRECTOR – RESOURCES

 

To consider the Investment Strategy (which replaces the Capital Programme and Treasury Strategy) and recommend to Council its adoption.

Additional documents:

9.

PAY POLICY STATEMENT 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 150 KB

REPORT OF THE CORPORATE HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

 

To receive the Annual report to Council with the years new Pay Policy Statement.

Additional documents:

10.

VOLUNTARY REDUNDANCIES pdf icon PDF 179 KB

REPORT OF THE SERVICE DIRECTOR – CUSTOMERS & SERVICE DIRECTOR – LEGAL & COMMUNITY

 

To consider proposals for voluntary redundancies.

11.

NOTICE OF MOTIONS

To consider any motions, due notice of which have been given in accordance with Standing Order 4.8.12.

12.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To consider any questions submitted by Members of the Council, in accordance with Standing Order 4.8.11 (b).

13.

EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

To consider passing the following resolution:

 

That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 3 and 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the said Act.

14.

VOLUNTARY REDUNDANCIES

REPORT OF THE SERVICE DIRECTOR – CUSTOMERS & SERVICE DIRECTOR – LEGAL & COMMUNITY

 

To consider proposals for voluntary redundancies.