Agenda and draft minutes

Extraordinary Council meeting, Council - Wednesday, 2nd December, 2020 6.00 pm, NEW

Link: This meeting will be held virtuallty via Microsoft Teams

Items
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Cl/66/12/20

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

At the start of the meeting, the Assistant Director Governance advised that this meeting was being hosted remotely using conferencing software which allowed Members, Officers and public attendance whilst being able to protect themselves and others, whilst observing the Government’s social distancing measures.

The Assistant Director Governance also stated that all votes during this meeting would be taken through an informal recorded vote, though would not be noted as such in the minutes.

A Roll Call of all those Members in attendance remotely was then taken.

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Armstrong and Thompson.

Cl/67/12/20

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.

 

Minutes:

Councillor Eyles gave a personal explanation in that he was recording the meeting for personal use.

Cl/68/12/20

Local Government Reorganisation - Key Principles of the Final Submission pdf icon PDF 4 MB

To consider report PP47/20 which seeks to consider and endorse Eden District Council’s preferred option for the configuration of Local Government Reorganisation in Cumbria.

 

RECOMMENDATION that Council consider and endorse the Council’s preferred option, approved by the Executive on 24 November 2020 of two Unitary Authorities (North-South) for Local Government Reorganisation in Cumbria.

Minutes:

Members considered report PP47/20 from the Deputy Chief Executive which asked Members to consider and endorse Eden District Council’s preferred option for the configuration of Local Government Reorganisation in Cumbria.

Proposed by Councillor Taylor
Seconded by Councillor McCall

and RESOLVED that Council endorse the Council’s preferred option, approved by the Executive on 24 November 2020 of 2 Unitary Authorities (North-South) for Local Government Reorganisation in Cumbria.

Cl/69/12/20

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of Council be confirmed as 28 January 2021

Minutes:

The date of the next scheduled meeting of Council was confirmed as 28 January 2020.