Thursday, 10th January, 2019 6.45 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Penrith

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of the existence and nature of any private interests, both disclosable pecuniary and any other registrable interests, in any matter to be considered or being considered.




RECOMMENDATION that the public minutes Cl/47/11/18 to Cl/59/11/18 of the meeting of Council held on 8 November 2018 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman as a correct record of those proceedings (copies previously circulated).


Chairman's Announcements


Questions by the Public

To receive questions from the public under Rule 10 of the Constitution.


Questions by Members

To receive questions from Members under Rule 12 of the Constitution.


Petition pdf icon PDF 43 KB

Under Rule 26 of the Council Procedure Rules, a petition of over 500 signatures has been received by Eden District Council, and as such will be subject to debate. The subject of the petition is as follows:


“Reject the Penrith Strategic Masterplan and Keep Penrith Special.”


This petition will be discussed by Members for a maximum of fifteen minutes.


Attached is the text which accompanied the petition.


Penrith Strategic Masterplan - Public Engagement Update pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To consider report TES3/19 from the Deputy Director Technical Services which provides an update on the public engagement for the Penrith Strategic Masterplan, which was concluded on 2 November 2018 and the intended next steps required to inform a review of the Eden Local Plan. This report is presented to Council for information.


RECOMMENDATION that progress on the scale and depth of the community engagement process for the Penrith Strategic Masterplan, and the next steps in moving towards a review (in full or in part) of the Eden Local Plan be noted.


Appointment to Outside Body pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To consider report G4/19 from the Deputy Chief Executive which is attached and which seeks an appointment upon which a Member will sit for the remainder of this municipal year on the Appleby Multi Agency Strategic Co-ordinating Group (Appleby MASCG).

RECOMMENDATION that Members give consideration to nomination of a Member to Appleby MASCG for the remainder of the municipal year.


Annual Review of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2019-2020 pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To consider report F5/19 from the Director of Finance seeks to undertake the annual review of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTRS) and to decide whether to amend the Scheme for 2019-2020, or leave it unchanged.

RECOMMENDATION that the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2019-2020 be amended to make the effective date of claim, for Council Tax Reduction applications for those in receipt of Universal Credit, the date the applicant made their claim for Universal Credit.


Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of Council be confirmed as 14 February 2019.


Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider whether, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, members of the public (including the press) should be excluded from the meeting during discussion of the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 to Schedule 12A of the Act.


Senior Management Review

To consider report CE2/19 of the Chief Executive which is attached.