Full Council, Monday, 20 February 2017

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

Icon for pdf Approved Full Council Minutes 20 02 17 [283.28KB]

Agenda

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.
Icon for pdf Item 07 Draft Full Council Minutes 12 12 16 [403.02KB]


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.
Icon for pdf Item 09 Pay Policy Statement Full Council Report Feb 2017 [78.12KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09a Pay Policy Statement 2017-2018 [115.85KB]

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.
Icon for pdf Item 10 FULL COUNCIL 2017 - 2021 MTRS Covering Report and 2017_18 Detailed Financial Plan [390.63KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10a Appendix A - LG Finance Settlement [332.46KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10b Appendix B - Service Capital Investment Programme Summary [88.3KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10c Appendix C - Detailed Capital Proposals [830.66KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10d Appendix D - 2017_18 Prudential Code Indicators [257.23KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10e1 Appendix E (i) - MTRS by Service [153.39KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10e2 Appendix E (ii) - MTRS by Subjective [136.61KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10f Appendix F - Summary of Forecast Balances [12.97KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10g Appendix G - Special Expenses Rate [28.46KB]

11        TREASURY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
Approval is sought for the Treasury Management and Annual Investment Strategy for the forthcoming financial year 2017/18
Icon for pdf Item 11 Full Council MDC Treasury Management Strategy 2017-18 [557.5KB]

12        APPOINTMENT OF EXTERNAL AUDITORS
The purpose of this report is to recommend to Full Council the future process for external auditor appointments.
Icon for pdf Item 12 Full Council - Appointment of external auditor [98.38KB]
Icon for pdf Item 12a 15301_Mendip District Council [438.88KB]

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.
Icon for pdf Item 13 Setting of Council Tax 2017_18 - Full Council Report 20.02.17 [200.6KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13a Appendix 1a - Special Expenses Rate [30.55KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13b Appendix 1b - Band D Council Tax by Parish [39.5KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13c Appendix 2 - MDC Council Tax by band by parish [53.99KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13d Appendix 3 - FULL Council Tax by band by parish [55.08KB]
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.
Icon for pdf Item 13b - amended Appendix 1b - Band D Council Tax by Parish - Amended 3 March 2017 [39.54KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13c - amended Appendix 2 - MDC Council Tax by band by parish - Amended 3 March 2017 [53.99KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13d - amended Appendix 3 - FULL Council Tax by band by parish - Amended 3 March 2017 [55.27KB]

14        MOTIONS TO COUNCIL
Changing Places
Icon for pdf Item 14a Frome Changing Places Report Final [317.46KB]
Icon for pdf Item 14b Changing Places Motion for 20Feb2017 [259.54KB]
Icon for pdf Item 14c Changing Places Mendip Feb2017 Glastonbury Mencap [127.21KB]
Icon for pdf Item 14d Changing Places Motion Preamble Feb2017 [280.85KB]
Icon for pdf Item 14e Supporting Voices [527.4KB]

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.