Monday, 25 February 2019

This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber starting at 6.30pm.

APPROVED MINUTES
Icon for pdf Approved Full Council Minutes 25.02.19 [254.43KB]

AGENDA

1          OPENING COMMENTS

2          EVACUATION PROCEDURES, INDUCTION LOOP AND TURNING OFF MOBILE PHONES
The former Chair will give details of the evacuation procedures.  The induction loop for hearing aid users will be explained.  Mobile phones should be switched to silent.

3          APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE                                         

4          DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST           

5          CHAIRMAN'S ENGAGEMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chairman will give an update of events attended. 

6          PUBLIC PARTICIPATION   
Items on the agenda 
Items not on the agenda 

7          PREVIOUS MINUTES OF COUNCIL   
To approve the minutes of the Council meetings held on 17 December 2018. 
Icon for pdf Item 07 Previous Full Council Minutes 17.12.18 [177.94KB]

8          UPDATE FROM THE LEADER OF THE COUNCIL
A verbal update was provided by the Leader of the Council

9          JOINT INDEPENDENT REMUNERATION PANEL 
This report, at the request of Mendip District Council, is a review and assessment of the Basic Allowance (BA) and indexing recommendations contained in the Panel report of October 2015, that were implemented by the Council's decision in October 2015.    The report touches on other elements of the Members' Allowances Scheme where no changes are currently being recommended.
Icon for pdf Item 09 Joint Independent Remuneration Panel Recommendations [184.98KB]

10        MENTAL HEALTH CHAMPION REPORT                                           
The Council continues to promote and support mental wellbeing of staff, residents,  members and partner organisations.  This is an update on the work around mental health and next steps.
Icon for pdf Item 10 Mental Health Champion Report [25.41KB]

11        CAPITAL STRATEGY AND 2019/20 DETAILED CAPITAL PROGRAMME
The purpose of this report is to introduce the new Capital Strategy and make recommendations on the level of the Council's Capital Budgets and the associated funding requirements spanning 2019/20 to 2023/24.
report to follow
Icon for pdf Item 11a 2019-2020 to 2023-24 Capital Strategy - Appendix [392.73KB]

12        2019/20 TREASURY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY                                       
Approval is sought for the Treasury Management Strategy for the forthcoming financial year 2019/20.
Icon for pdf Item 12 2019-20 Treasury Management Strategy [433.34KB]

13        MEDIUM TERM RESOURCE STRATEGY (MTRS)                                       
The purpose of this report is to make recommendations on the level of the Council's Revenue Budgets, the Band D Council Tax and Special Expenses Rate for 2019/20.
report to follow

Icon for pdf Item 13b 2019-20 to 2023-24 MTRS and 2019-20 Detailed Revenue Budget - Appendix A Settlement Briefing [105.41KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13c 2019-20 to 2023-24 MTRS and 2019-20 Appendix Bi and Bii - Summary by Service and Subjective [111.33KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13d 2019-20 to 2023-24 MTRS and 2019-20 Appendix C Fees and Charges 2019-20 [305.88KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13e 2019-20 to 2023-24 MTRS and 2019-20 Appendix D - Summary of Forecast Balances 19 20 [16.95KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13f 2019-20 to 2023-24 MTRS and 2019-20 Appendix E - 2019-20 Special Expenses Rate [25.01KB]

14        PAY POLICY STATEMENT        
The Localism Act 2011 (the Act) requires all Council's to produce and publish a pay policy statement.  The contents have been determined by the Act and related guidance and statements must be approved by Full Council.
Icon for pdf Item 14 Pay Policy Statement [20.47KB]
Icon for pdf Item 14a Pay Policy Statement 2019-2020 [49.47KB]

15        MOTIONS TO COUNCIL
Councillor Shane Collins raised a motion to declare a climate emergency.

16        QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC
To discuss any questions submitted by the public in accordance with the Constitution. 

17        QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS
To discuss any questions submitted by Members in accordance with the Constitution.

18        URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chairman decides is urgent.
Icon for pdf Council Tax Base 2019-20 [203.93KB]
Icon for pdf Council Tax Base 2019-20 Appendix 1a [27.23KB]
Icon for pdf Council Tax Base 2019-20 Appendix 1b [40.16KB]
Icon for pdf Council Tax Base 2019-20 Appendix 2 [54.69KB]
Icon for pdf Council Tax Base 2019-20 Appendix 3 [54.01KB]

Due to a rounding error with one of the other authority precepts the appendices were amended at the meeting.  These appendices are attached below:

Icon for pdf CT Base 2019/20 Revised Major Precepts - para 3.1.4 updated [175.34KB]
Icon for pdf Council tax base 2019/20 revised appendix 1a [27.44KB]
Icon for pdf Council tax base 2019/20 revised appendix 1b [40.3KB]
Icon for pdf Council tax base 2019/20 revised appendix 2 [54.31KB]
Icon for pdf Council tax base 2019/20 revised appendix 3 [54.36KB]