Agenda

Council - Wednesday, 28th July 2021 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Morecambe Town Hall

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

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 23 June 2021 (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 215 KB

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

9.

Executive Arrangements pdf icon PDF 8 KB

To receive a report of the Leader.

MOTIONS ON NOTICE

10.

Motion on notice - Reforms of the Planning System (motion 1) pdf icon PDF 316 KB

To consider the first of two motions on notice regarding reforms to the planning system. This motion has been submitted by Councillor Matthews (proposer) and Councillor Dant (seconder) and is included in the agenda papers along with an officer briefing note which covers both motions.

11.

Motion on Notice - Reforms to the planning system (Motion 2) pdf icon PDF 324 KB

To consider the second motion on notice regarding reforms to the planning system submitted by Councillor Thornberry (proposer) and Councillors Hanson, Lewis and Robinson.

 

The motion is set out in the agenda papers and the officer briefing note for both motions about the planning system is included with motion 1.

12.

Motion on Notice -An ethical and sustainable investment Policy pdf icon PDF 131 KB

To consider a motion on notice to be moved and seconded by Councillors Lewis, Duggan, Hamilton-Cox and Pritchard.

 

The motion and an officer briefing note are included in the agenda papers.

OTHER BUSINESS

13.

APPOINTMENTS AND CHANGES TO COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

Group Administrators to report any changes to Committee Membership.  

 

14.

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. 

15.

MINUTES OF CABINET pdf icon PDF 250 KB

To receive the Minutes of Meeting of Cabinet held on 8 June 2021.