Agenda

Council - Thursday, 27th January, 2022 6.45 pm

Venue: The Cumbrian Suite, Roundthorn Country House, Roundthorn, Penrith, CA11 8SJ

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

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.

 

3.

Minutes

RECOMMENDATION that the public minutes CI/40/11/21 to CI/57/11/21 of the meeting of Council held on 25 November 2021 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman as a correct record of those proceedings (copies previously circulated).

 

4.

Chairman's Announcements

5.

Questions by the Public

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

 

6.

Questions by Members

To receive questions from Members under Rule 12 of the Constitution

 

7.

Motions on Notice

To consider motions on notice under Rule 13 of the Constitution

 

8.

Decision to Opt-in to the National Scheme for Audit Appointments pdf icon PDF 284 KB

To consider Report No: DoR04/22 of the Assistant Director Finance & HR which seeks approval of this report which will ensure the efficient appointment of external auditors, if required, for the period covering the accounts from 1 April 2023.

 

RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that Council Accept Public Sector Audit Appointments’ invitation to opt into the sector-led option for the appointment of external auditors to principal local government and police bodies for five financial years from 1 April 2023.

 

9.

Annual Review of Council Tax Reduction Scheme pdf icon PDF 231 KB

To consider Report No: DoR05/22 of the Interim Director of Resources which seeks to undertake the annual review of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTRS) and to decide whether the Scheme should be amended for 2022 – 23 or remain unchanged.

 

RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2022-23 should remain unchanged from that in 2021-22.

 

 

10.

Treasury Management Strategy and Plan 2021/22 Six-Monthly Review pdf icon PDF 248 KB

To consider Report No: F50/21 of the Assistant Director Finance & HR which seeks to provide Members with a half-yearly report on the Strategy and Plan for Treasury Management during the Financial Year 2020/21.

 

RECOMMENDATION: That the report be noted.

11.

Director of Resources Post pdf icon PDF 237 KB

To consider Report No: DoR03/22 of the Chief Executive which seeks to consider the resolutions of Human Resources and Appeals Committee in respect of the Interim Director of Resources.

 

RECOMMENDATION: To agree to extend the current arrangements with the Interim Director of Resources until 30 June 2022.

 

12.

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of Council be confirmed as 24 February 2022.