Full Council, Monday, 20 February 2017
This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber starting at 6.30 pm.
1 OPENING PRAYER
2 EVACUATION PROCEDURES, INDUCTION LOOP AND TURNING OFF MOBILE PHONES
The 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 CHAIR'S ENGAGEMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chair will inform Council of the engagements she has attended since the last meeting.
6 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
a) Items on the agenda
b) Items not on the agenda
7 PREVIOUS MINUTES
To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 12 December 2016.
8 UPDATE FROM THE LEADER OF THE COUNCIL
9 PAY POLICY STATEMENT 2017/2018
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.
10 MEDIUM TERM RESOURCE STRATEGY
The purpose of this report is to make recommendations on the level of the Council's Revenue and Capital Budgets, the Band D Council Tax and Special Expenses Rate for 2017/18.
11 TREASURY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
Approval is sought for the Treasury Management and Annual Investment Strategy for the forthcoming financial year 2017/18
12 APPOINTMENT OF EXTERNAL AUDITORS
The purpose of this report is to recommend to Full Council the future process for external auditor appointments.
13 COUNCIL TAX SETTING
The report will present a recommendation from the Council for the resolution required to set the Council Tax for the financial year 2017/18.
Subsequent to the decision and the meeting of Full Council on 20 February 2017, a minor clerical error was noted on Appendices 1b, 2 and 3. As a result, Full Council on 15 May 2017 will be asked to adopt revised Appendices 1b, 2 and 3 below.
14 MOTIONS TO COUNCIL
15 QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC
To discuss any questions submitted by the public in accordance with the Constitution.
16 QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS
To discuss any questions submitted by Members in accordance with the Constitution.
17 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chairman decides is urgent.