Agenda

Council - Wednesday, 28th February 2024 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Morecambe Town Hall

Contact: Debbie Chambers, Senior Manager, Democratic Support & Elections/Deputy Monitoring Officer - 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 24 January 2024 (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 223 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.

General Fund Budget & Policy Framework 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 477 KB

Report of Cabinet.

 

Published 22 February 2024

Additional documents:

10.

General Fund Capital Programme 2023/24 - 2032/33 & Capital Strategy (Investing in the Future) pdf icon PDF 374 KB

Report of Cabinet.

 

Published 22 February 2024

Additional documents:

11.

Housing Revenue Account Budget & Policy Framework 2024 to 2029 pdf icon PDF 433 KB

Report of Cabinet.

 

Published 22 February 2024

Additional documents:

12.

Treasury Management Strategy 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 311 KB

Report of Cabinet.

 

Published 22 February 2024

Additional documents:

OTHER BUSINESS

13.

Medium Term Financial Strategy Update pdf icon PDF 688 KB

Report of Chief Financial Officer.

 

Published 21 February 2024

14.

Council Tax 2024/25

Report of Chief Financial Officer.

 

Report to follow.

15.

Appointment to an Outside Body - Board of Trustees of the Lancaster Charity pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Report of the Senior Manager, Democratic Support and Elections.

16.

APPOINTMENTS AND CHANGES TO COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

Group Administrators to report any changes to Committee Membership.  

 

17.

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. 

18.

MINUTES OF CABINET pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To receive the Minutes of Meeting of Cabinet held 16 January, 2024.