Agenda

Council
Wednesday, 27th January 2021 6.00 p.m.

Venue: THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING

Contact: Debbie Chambers, Democratic Services - email  dchambers@lancaster.gov.uk 

Note: A link to enable you to watch and listen to the meeting on MS teams can be found on the front of the agenda. 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

MINUTES

To receive as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting of the City Council held on 16 December 2020 (previously circulated). 

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To receive declarations by Councillors of interests in respect of items on this Agenda. 

Councillors are reminded that, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests. (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting). 

Whilst not a legal requirement, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 9 and in the interests of clarity and transparency, Councillors should declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, at this point in the meeting. 

In accordance with Part B Section 2 of the Code of Conduct, Councillors are required to declare the existence and nature of any other interests as defined in paragraphs 8(1) or 9(2) of the Code of Conduct. 

 

4.

ITEMS OF URGENT BUSINESS

5.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

To receive any announcements which may be submitted by the Mayor or Chief Executive.  

6.

QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC UNDER COUNCIL PROCEDURE RULE 11

To receive questions in accordance with the provisions of Council Procedure Rules 11.1 and 11.3 which require members of the public to give at least 3 days’ notice in writing of questions to a Member of Cabinet or Committee Chairman. 

7.

PETITIONS AND ADDRESSES

To receive any petitions and/or addresses from members of the public which have been notified to the Chief Executive in accordance with the Council's Constitution. 

8.

LEADER'S REPORT pdf icon PDF 211 KB

To receive the Cabinet Leader’s report on proceedings since the last meeting of Council. 

REPORTS REFERRED FROM CABINET, COMMITTEES OR OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY

9.

Budget and Policy Framework Update 2021/22

Report of Cabinet (this report will be published following the Cabinet meeting to be held on Tuesday 19 January, 2021)

10.

Council Tax 2021/22

Report of Cabinet (this report will be published following the Cabinet meeting to be held on Tuesday 19 January, 2021)

MOTIONS ON NOTICE

11.

Motion - to support the ICAN Cities Appeal, to encourage the UK government to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons pdf icon PDF 308 KB

To consider the motion on notice received from Councillor Bannon and seconded by Councillors Dant, Frea, Parr and Wood.

 

The full motion, complete with an officer briefing note, is set out in the agenda papers.

OTHER BUSINESS

12.

Executive Arrangements pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Report of the Director of Corporate Services

13.

Appointment of Mayor Elect

To appoint a Mayor Elect to be put forward for election by the City Council in May 2021, for the municipal year 2021/22.

14.

APPOINTMENTS AND CHANGES TO COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

To note that since the last meeting of Council, there have been two changes to the Budget and Performance Panel. Councillor Joan Jackson has replaced Councillor Whitworth for the Conservative Group and Councillor Bannon has been named as a substitute member for the Green Group.

 

Any further changes to Committee Membership will be reported at the meeting. 

 

15.

QUESTIONS UNDER COUNCIL PROCEDURE RULE 12

To receive questions in accordance with the provisions of Council Procedure Rules 12.2 and 12.4 which require a Member to give at least 3 working days’ notice, in writing, of the question to the Chief Executive. 

16.

MINUTES OF CABINET pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting of Cabinet held on 24 November 2020.