Full Council, Monday 11 July 2016

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

Icon for pdf Approved Full Council Minutes 11 07 16 [224.83KB]
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 9 May 2016.
Icon for pdf Item 07 Draft Annual Council Minutes 09.05.16 [367.91KB]

8          HEART OF THE SOUTH WEST FORMAL DEVOLUTION BID UPDATE
This report seeks approval to sign up 'in principle' to the pursuit of a Devolution Deal and the creation of a Combined Authority for the Heart of the South West sub-region to administer the powers and funding devolved through the Deal. An 'in principle' agreement from all of the local authorities, partners and MPs involved in the Heart of the South West devolution process will open up negotiations with HM Treasury to work towards a Deal.
Icon for pdf Item 08 Heart of the South West Formal Devolution Bid Update [139.75KB]
Icon for pdf Item 08a Heart of the South West Formal Devolution Bid Update - Appendix 1 Heart of the South West Devolution Prospectus [2.21MB]
Icon for pdf Item 08b Heart of the South West Formal Devolution Bid Update - Appendix 2 What Devolution will mean for my local area [120.01KB]
Icon for pdf Item 08c Heart of the South West Formal Devolution Bid Update - Appendix 3 What is a Combined Authority [302.41KB]

9          CHANGES TO THE CONSTITUTION
This report describes amendments of specific elements of the Council's Constitution. These amendments follow the meeting of Full Council and Cabinet in May 2016, when a new management structure was approved.

Icon for pdf Item 09 Changes to the Constitution [91.54KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09a Constitution Appendix A1 Local Code of Corporate Governance [153.02KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09b Constitution Appendix B Officers' Code of Conduct 2016 [195.41KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09c Constitution Appendix C Code of Good Practice for Planning [221.52KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09d Constitution Appendix Di Statement of Licensing Policy 2016-2021 [799.39KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09e Constitution Appendix Diii Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles Mendip 2016-2019 [740.67KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09f Constitution Appendix E Protocol for member officer relations [226.49KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09g Constitution Appendix F Management Structure of the Council [51.36KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09h Constitution Appendix G Members' Allowance Scheme 2016-17 [222.56KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09i Constitution Appendix I 1 Procedures for Licensing Hearings [113.02KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09j Constitution Appendix I 2 Procedures for Licensing Hearings [69.44KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09kConstitution Appendix L Members' Media Relations Protocol [138.68KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09l Constitution Appendix M Officers' Media Relations Protocol [143.47KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09m Constitution Appendix Oii Member Development Strategy Agreed 12.05.14 [386.08KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09n Constitution Appendix P Petition Scheme [102.47KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09o Constitution Appendix Q Whistleblowing Policy 2016-2018 [168.27KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09p Constitution Appendix R Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy and Strategy 2016-2018 Appendix B [95.73KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09q Constitution Appendix R Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy and Strategy 2016-2018 [299.65KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09r Constitution Appendix S Procurement and Commissioning Strategy 2013-2016 [533.24KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09s Constitution Appendix T Procurement Code of Practice [1.37MB]
Icon for pdf Item 09t Constitution Appendix U Somerset Building Control Partnership - Constitution for Joint Committee [106.76KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09u Constitution Section 01 - Introduction and Summary [221.75KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09v Constitution Section 02 Members of the Public and the Council [126.96KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09w Constitution Section 03 Members of the Council [117.88KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09x Constitution Section 04 Full Council [125.42KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09y Constitution Section 05 The Cabinet [99.51KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09z Constitution Section 07 Scrutiny Board [103.88KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09za Constitution Section 08 Planning Board [67.1KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09zb Constitution Section 09 Licensing Board [92.71KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09zc Constitution Section 10 Community Partnerships - Removed from Constitution [158.86KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09zd Constitution Section 13 Audit Committee [85.49KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09ze Constitution Section 15 Rules for Conducting Meetings [186.51KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09zf Constitution Section 16 Access to Information [164.97KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09zg Constitution Section 18 Responsibility for Functions July 2016 [621.3KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09zh Constitution Section 19 Officers [96.94KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09zi Constitution Section 21 Financial Regulations [289.01KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09zj Constitution Section 22 Contracts Procedure Rules [297.74KB]

10        PETITION
The Council has received a petition regarding an unauthorised mural on the gable end of 9 Northload Street, Glastonbury. A 'retrospective' listed building consent application was refused and a subsequent appeal to the planning inspectorate dismissed. The petition relates to the Council's Planning and Enforcement Policies as it seeks the retention of the mural.
Icon for pdf Item 10 Petition relating to a mural at 9 Northload Street, Glastonbury [99.12KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10a 2015_2228_LBC-DECISION_NOTICE-173076 [37.81KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10b 2015-2228-LBC 9 Northload Street - report [122.23KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10c 9 Northload Street 2015-2228-LBC Appeal Dismissed [115.04KB]

11        MOTIONS TO COUNCIL
To discuss any motions that have been submitted to Council.

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

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

14        URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chairman decides is urgent.