Full Council, Monday 11 July 2016
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 9 May 2016.
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.
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.
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.
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.