Tuesday, 1 October 2019

This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet at 2 pm.

AGENDA

1         CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mobile phones should be switched to silent. 
The Chair will explain the evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency.

2          APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

3          DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

4          PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
a)    For items on the agenda
b)    For items not on the agenda 

5          PREVIOUS MINUTES

To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 2 July 2019.
Icon for pdf Item 05 Previous Standards Committee Minutes 02.07.19 [163.43KB]

6          DISCLOSURES AND BARRING SERVICE (DBS)

That Standards Committee note the report and consider whether or not to make a recommendation to Council that a similar approach to DBS checks for Elected Members is adopted at Mendip District Council.
Icon for pdf Item 06 Disclosures and Barring Services (DBS) [116.31KB]

7          UPDATE ON DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS

A verbal update will be given setting out the current situation and number of non-returns from District and Parish Councillors. 

EXEMPT AND CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS

8          EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC

The Standards Committee is asked to consider whether a resolution should be passed to exclude the press and public from the meeting during item 9 on the grounds that exempt information (as defined in Schedule 12A Local Government Act 1972) of the following description is likely to be disclosed:

Category 1 - Information relating to any individual

Category 2 - Information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual

9          REGISTER OF COMPLAINTS RECEIVED

A register of complaints received by the Monitoring Officer since the last meeting.

CIRCULATION OF PAPERS
In accordance with Section 100B(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, reports and documents relating to item 9 disclosing exempt or confidential information have been distributed only to Members of the Standards Committee, elected Members and officers of the Council.