Budget Council Agenda and Procedure
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Councillor Phil Davies introduced a report of the Head of Legal and Member Services which proposed an Agenda and the procedure for the Budget Meeting of the Council to be held on 24 February 2015.
Standing Order 13 provided that the Head of Legal and Member Services:
“Shall, prior to the Budget meeting of the Council, consult with the Leaders of each political group and submit to the Cabinet and Council a suggested procedure to be adopted at the budget meeting, but if no such procedure is adopted the normal procedures of the Council in relation to amendments to Cabinet recommendations shall apply”.
The Cabinet was reminded that the Council’s Budget meeting was scheduled to take place on 24 February 2015.
(1) the Agenda and Budget Council Procedure set out in Appendix 1 to the report be approved;
(2) the Council be recommended, at its meeting on 15 December 2014, to adopt the Agenda and Budget Council Procedure set out at Appendix 1 to the report in respect of the Budget Council meeting scheduled for 24 February 2015;
(3) the Council be recommended to authorise the Head of Legal and Member Services to make changes to the Agenda and/or Budget Council Procedure set out in Appendix 1 to the report providing the consent of all the three Political Group Leaders has been obtained.
Report author: Surjit Tour
Publication date: 15/12/2014
Date of decision: 09/12/2014
Decided at meeting: 09/12/2014 - Cabinet