Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber, Wallasey Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Shirley Hudspeth 0151 691 8559  Committee and Civic Services Manager

Note: The meeting will commence at 6.00pm, or on the rising of the extraordinary meeting, whichever is the later. 

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Items
No. Item

1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members of the Council are asked to consider whether they have any disclosable pecuniary interests and/or any other relevant interest, in connection with any matter to be debated or determined at this meeting and, if so, to declare it and state the nature of such interest.

 

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CIVIC MAYOR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

To receive the Civic Mayor's announcements and any apologies for absence.

 

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3.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 249 KB

To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting of the Budget Council held on 4 March, 2019. (Minutes to follow in supplement).

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4.

PETITIONS

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4a

To receive petitions submitted in accordance with Standing Order 21

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4b

The following petition is referred to the Council for consideration in accordance with Standing Order 34 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

A petition of some 3,053 signatures submitted by Mr Phil Spencer, on behalf of Bromborough Village Community Association to stop re-development plans for Bromborough Car Park.

 

The front three pages of the petition are attached and in accordance with the Petition Scheme, the petition organiser has been invited to address the Council for up to five minutes. The Council should debate the matter for a maximum of 15 minutes before deciding how to respond.

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PUBLIC QUESTIONS

To deal with questions from members of the public, in accordance with Appendix 1 to Standing Orders – up to 30 minutes.

 

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LEADER'S, EXECUTIVE MEMBERS' AND CHAIRS REPORTS pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To receive the written reports of the Executive and Overview and Scrutiny Committee Chairs, and to receive questions and answers on any of those reports in accordance with Standing Orders 10(2)(a) and 11.

 

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MEMBERS' QUESTIONS

To consider Members’ general questions to the Civic Mayor, Executive or Committee Chair in accordance with Standing Orders 10 (2)(b) and 11.

 

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8.

VACANCIES

To receive nominations, in accordance with Standing Order 25(6), in respect of any proposed changes in the membership of committees, and to approve nominations for appointments to outside organisations.

 

Statutory Committees and Advisory Panels

 

Independent Panel on Members’ Allowances – to re-appoint Mr Ray Allan as a Member of the Panel.

 

Outside Bodies

 

West Kirby Charities – nomination(s) required following the recent resignations of Councillors David Elderton and Geoffrey Watt.

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9.

MATTERS REQUIRING APPROVAL OR CONSIDERATION BY THE COUNCIL

To consider any recommendations of the Executive or Council Committees which require the approval or consideration of the Council.

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9a

Calendar of Meetings 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 124 KB

The Council is recommended to adopt the calendar of meetings for the 2019/20 Municipal Year. (Report attached, minute to follow in supplement)

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9b

Council Procedure Rules - Standing Order Concerning Voting and Electronic Voting pdf icon PDF 133 KB

The Council is recommended to adopt a revised Standing Order 18 of the Council Procedure Rules (Part 4(A) of the Constitution). (Report attached, minute to follow in supplement)

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9c

Revision of Members' ICT Policy pdf icon PDF 95 KB

The Council is recommended to approve the Members’ Information and ICT Acceptable Use Policy. (Report attached, minute to follow in supplement)

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9d

Pay Policy Statement 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

The Council is recommended to approve the Pay Policy Statement for the financial year 2019/20. (Report attached, minute to follow in supplement)

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9e

Executive Member Decision - European Structural and Investment Fund Programme for England 2014-2020: Wirral Ways to Work Programme pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Call-in on this decision was waived as the decision was treated as a matter of urgency due to the timescales for submissions for applications and is reported to Council in accordance with the Council’s Standing Order Procedure Rules.

 

The Executive Member Decision Form is attached, the report can be viewed here.

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10.

NOTICES OF MOTION pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Notices of motion submitted in accordance with Standing Order 7(1), are attached. They are listed in accordance with Standing Order 7(2), and the full text of each motion is attached. The Mayor, having considered each motion, in accordance with Standing Order 7(4) has decided that each will be debated:

 

1.  No Place for Anti-Semitism in Wirral’s Politics

 

2.  Time to Invest in Green Energy

 

3.  Future Pensions Fit for Purpose

 

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