Agenda

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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 55 KB

To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meetings of the Council held on 13 and 14 May, 2019 (Annual Council), and 24 June, 2019 (extraordinary meeting).

 

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PETITIONS

To receive petitions submitted in accordance with Standing Order 21.

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5.

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

To receive questions and answers on the attached reports in accordance with Standing Orders 10(2)(a) and 11.

 

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6a

Cabinet Portfolio Summary Annual Report pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Attached is the Cabinet Portfolio Summary Report with the Annual Report of the 2020 Plan and a report on the Council’s priorities for 2019/20.

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6b

Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 97 KB

The attached report provides a summary of the programmes of work delivered by the four Overview and Scrutiny Committees in 2018/19 with a focus on the impact of scrutiny and the progress made.

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MEMBERS' QUESTIONS

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

 

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MATTERS REFERRED FROM OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEES OR OTHER COUNCIL COMMITTEES

To consider and determine any references from the Overview and Scrutiny Committees and any other Council Committees.

 

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8a

Minutes of Constituency Committees pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Following the disbanding of the Constituency Committees, Council is requested to receive the minutes of the final meetings as follows:

 

·  Birkenhead Constituency – 28 February 2019

·  Wirral South Constituency – 6 March 2019

·  Wallasey Constituency – 12 March 2019

·  Wirral West Constituency – 14 March 2019

 

 

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9.

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.

 

OUTSIDE BODIES

 

Cheshire and Wirral NHS Partnership Trust: Appointed Governor

Councillor Phil Gilchrist’s term of office expires on 17 October 2019.

 

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10.

MATTERS REQUIRING APPROVAL OR CONSIDERATION BY THE COUNCIL

To consider and determine recommendations of the Executive, Overview and Scrutiny Committees or Council Committees which require the approval or consideration of the Council.

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10a

Recommendation of the Independent Panel on Members Allowances pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Members Remuneration. With reference to the Independent Panel on Members Allowances (the Panel), 4 June 2019 (Minute 3 refers).The Council be recommended to agree to the following.

 

That:

 

(1)  a Special Responsibility Allowance of £1,146 (5% of the SRA paid to the Leader of the Council) be paid to the Leaders of Minority Groups, i.e. Groups having fewer Members than the second largest Opposition Group, comprising of at least three Members;

 

(2)  no Special Responsibility Allowances be paid to the Deputy Leaders of Minority Groups; and

 

(3)  the Panel be requested to give further consideration to Special Responsibility Allowances for the Leaders and Deputy Leaders, as part of its periodic review of Members’ Allowances, when it meets again on 25 September 2019.

 

(Report attached)

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10b

Recommendation of the Employment and Appointments Committee pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Appointment of Head of Paid Service. With reference to the Employment and Appointments Committee, 12 June 2019 (Minute 3(2) refers).The Council be recommended to agree to the following.

 

That:

 

Mr Paul Satoor be appointed to the post of Chief Executive (Head of Paid Service), to include the appointment as Returning Officer and Electoral Registration Officer, for a period of twelve months or until such time as a permanent appointment is made.

 

(Minute attached)

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10c

Recommendation of Cabinet - Executive Decision Making Process pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Executive Decision Making Process. With reference to the meeting of Cabinet, 24 June 2019 (Minute 7(2) refers).That Council be recommended to note the amended Leader’s Scheme of Delegation and Procedure.

 

(Report and Minute attached)

 

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11.

NOTICES OF MOTION pdf icon PDF 145 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 they will be dealt with as follows:

 

1.   A Better Offer for Care Leavers.

2.   Relationships education, relationships and sex education and health education.

3.   Investing to change our Urban Scene.

4.   Glyphosate-free Wirral.

5.   Verges and Pollinators.

6.   Keep Free TV Licences for Over 75s.

7.   TV Licences.

8.   Inconsiderate parking around schools.

9.   The Tories’ national housing shortage, poverty incomes, unemployment and private-sector overcrowding.

10. Tyred.

11. Cutting pollution in the interests of all.

12. Borough of Culture.

13. Wirral View.

14. Protecting Wirral’s heritage sites of archaeological importance.

15. Merseyside Fire & Rescue Services (MFRS).

 

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