Full Council, Monday, 19 February 2018
This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber starting at 6.30 pm.
1 OPENING COMMENTS
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 CHAIRMAN'S ENGAGEMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chairman will give an update of events attended.
6 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
a) Items on the agenda
b) Items not on the agenda
7 PREVIOUS MINUTES OF COUNCIL
To approve the minutes of the Council meetings held on 18 December 2017.
8 UPDATE FROM THE LEADER OF THE COUNCIL
9 MEDIUM TERM RESOURCE STRATEGY
Subject to the discussions at Cabinet on 12 February, this report makes recommendations on the level of the Council's Revenue and Capital Budgets, the Band D Council Tax and Special Expenses Rate for 2018/19.
10 TREASURY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
Approval is sought for the Treasury Management and Annual Investment Strategy for the forthcoming financial year 2018/19.
11 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 2018/19.
11a COUNCIL TAX SETTING COMMITTEE - 23 FEBRUARY 2018
12 PAY POLICY STATEMENT
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.
13 REVIEW OF MEMBERS' ALLOWANCES
The report sets out the conclusions and recommendations of a "mid-point" review of Mendip's Members' Allowances Scheme, which has been carried out by the Panel.
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.