Agenda

Council
Wednesday, 12th December, 2018 6.30 p.m.

Venue: Council Chamber, Runcorn Town Hall

Contact: Angela Scott on 0151 511 8670 or Email: angela.scott@halton.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Council Minutes pdf icon PDF 83 KB

2.

Apologies for Absence

3.

The Mayor's Announcements

4.

Declarations of Interest

5.

Leader's Report

6.

Minutes of the Executive Board

6a

18 October 2018 pdf icon PDF 94 KB

6b

15 November 2018 pdf icon PDF 128 KB

7.

Minutes of the Health and Wellbeing Board pdf icon PDF 92 KB

8.

Questions Asked Under Standing Order 8

9.

Matters Requiring A Decision Of The Council

9a

Initial Budget Proposals 2019/20 - KEY DECISION (EXB 52 Refers) pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Executive Board considered the attached report.

 

RECOMMENDED: That Council

 

1)    approve the initial budget proposals for 2019/20, as set out in Appendix 1, attached to the report; and

 

2)    determine the position of the Council on a proposal to continue the 4 days unpaid leave arrangement.

 

9b

Determination of Council Tax Base 2019/20 - KEY DECISION (EXB 50 refers) pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Executive Board considered the attached report.

 

RECOMMENDED: That Council approve

 

1)    Setting the 2019/20 Council Tax Base at 34,950 for the Borough, and that the Cheshire Fire Authority, the Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner and the Environment Agency be so notified; and

 

2)    The Council Tax Base for each of the Parishes be set as follows:

 

Parish

Tax Base

 

 

Hale

660

Halebank

526

Daresbury

173

Moore

329

Preston Brook

359

Sandymoor

1,216

 

9c

2018/19 Revised Capital Programme (Minute EXB 53 refers) pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Executive Board considered the attached report.

 

RECOMMENDED: That Council approve the revised Capital Programme 2018/19, as set out in paragraph 3.2 of the report.

9d

Treasury Management Half Year Report 2018/19 (Minute EXB 54 refers) pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Executive Board considered the attached report.

 

RECOMMENDED: That Council adopt the updated Operational Boundary and Authorised Limits as detailed in paragraph 3.18 of the report.

9e

Community Shop (Minute EXB 56 refers) pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Executive Board considered the attached report.

 

RECOMMENDED: That Council approve an amendment to the Capital Programme and a £50k capital allocation be approved to provide a contribution towards the costs involved in developing Community Shop in Halton.

10.

Minutes of the Policy and Performance Boards and the Business Efficiency Board

10a

Children, Young People and Families pdf icon PDF 91 KB

10b

Employment, Learning and Skills and Community pdf icon PDF 98 KB

10c

Health pdf icon PDF 100 KB

10d

Safer pdf icon PDF 83 KB

10e

Environment and Urban Renewal pdf icon PDF 85 KB

10f

Corporate Services pdf icon PDF 89 KB

10g

Business Efficiency Board pdf icon PDF 85 KB

11.

Committee Minutes

11a

Development Control pdf icon PDF 104 KB

11b

Regulatory pdf icon PDF 73 KB

12.

Notice of Motion - Period Poverty pdf icon PDF 33 KB

13.

Notice of Motion - Food Insecurity pdf icon PDF 71 KB

14.

Notice of Motion - Public Health Funding pdf icon PDF 135 KB

15.

SCHEDULE 12A OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 AND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (ACCESS TO INFORMATION) ACT 1985

        In this case Council has a discretion to exclude the press and public and, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, it is RECOMMENDED that under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, having been satisfied that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.

 

Please note that if this resolution is passed, members of the press and public will be asked to leave the room prior to the consideration of the following business.

 

16.

Matters requiring a decision of the Council

16a

Acquisition of Orchard House (Minute EXB 60 refers)

Executive Board considered the attached report.

 

RECOMMENDED: That Council include an amount as stated in the report, in the Capital Programme, which will be fully funded by NHS England, to meet the cost of the Orchard House scheme.