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Monday 22 February

Council Agenda and Minutes

Rother District Council

To all Members of the Council

12 February 2016

You are hereby summoned to attend a Meeting of Rother District Council to be held on Monday 22 February 2016 at 6:30pm at the Town Hall, Bexhill on Sea, when it is proposed to transact the business stated below:

At 6:25pm, prior to the commencement of the meeting, you are invited to join the Chairman in prayer which will be led by his Chaplain the Reverend David Reynish.

1.

To approve as a correct record and to authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 14 December 2015.

2.

To receive apologies for absence.

3.

Disclosure of Interest - To receive any disclosure by Members of personal and disclosable pecuniary interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Member regards the personal interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct. Members are reminded of the need to repeat their declaration immediately prior to commencement of the item in question.

4.

To receive the Chairman's communications.


5.

To answer questions from members of the public, if any, in accordance with paragraph 10 of the Council Procedure Rules. (Time limit 30 minutes.)

pdf icon Public Question 1 [85kb]

6.

To answer questions from Members of the Council, if any, in accordance with paragraph 11 of the Council Procedure Rules. (Time limit 30 minutes.)

pdf icon Member Question 1 [139kb]
pdf icon Member Question 2 [142kb]

7.

To receive the pdf icon report of the Cabinet [177kb] on matters for determination by the full Council at its meetings held on 18 January and 15 February 2016, if any (there were no recommendations to Council at the meetings held on 16 December 2015) as under:

 

18 January 2016

  • Review of Councillors Allowances 2016 (CB15/52)

15 February 2016

  • Draft Revenue Budget Proposals (CB15/67)
  • Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy (CB15/68)
  • Revenue Budget and Capital Programme Monitoring to 31 January 2016 (CB15/69)
  • Private Sector Housing Enforcement Policy (CB15/70)

8.

To receive the report of the Head of Paid Service, in accordance with paragraph 17a of the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules and paragraph 4 of the Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules, of any urgent decisions taken at the Cabinet meetings held on 16 December 2015, 18 January and 15 February 2016.

9.

pdf icon Budget 2016-17 [773kb] - to consider and if thought fit, to pass a resolution in the terms set out in the report. In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 17.5 (b) a vote by roll call to be taken when setting the Council's Budget.

10.

To receive the pdf icon report of the Audit Committee [534kb] on the following matter for determination by the full Council considered at its meeting held on 21 December 2015,  as under:

  • Revised Anti-Fraud and Corruption Framework (AU15/19)

11.

To receive the pdf icon report of the Licensing and General Purposes Committee [128kb] on the following matters for determination by the full Council considered at its meeting held on 1 February 2016, as under:

  • Change of Polling Place - Ewhurst Green (LG15/23)
  • Change of Polling Place - Rye Town (LG15/24)

12.

To receive the pdf icon report of the Executive Director of Business Operations [67kb] on the appointment of a representative to Combe Valley Community Interest Company.

13.

To consider nominations received for the appointment of Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council and, if necessary, to determine those nominations by secret ballot in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 17.4.

(In accordance with normal practice, this process is intended to determine the names to be put forward at the Annual Council Meeting).

Dr Anthony Leonard,
Executive Director of Business Operations

Agenda Despatch Date: 12 February 2016

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