Agenda

County Council
Friday, 14th February, 2020 10.30 am

Venue: County Hall, Chichester

Contact: Clare Jones on 033 022 22526  Email:  clare.jones@westsussex.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

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2.

Members' Interests pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Members are asked to disclose any pecuniary or personal interests in matters appearing on the agenda.

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 186 KB

The Council is asked to confirm the minutes of the ordinary meeting of the County Council held on 17 December 2019.

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4.

Review of Proportionality pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Following the decision of the Council at its last meeting to establish a Fire & Rescue Service Scrutiny Committee, the Council is asked to review the proportionality on its committees. A brief explanation of the proportionality rules and how they are applied is set out in the attached report together with a table showing the number of seats on committees.

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Appointments pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Following the review of proportionality required for the establishment of the new scrutiny committee, to consider appointments to that committee plus any proposed changes by the Groups to appointments.  Proposals will be circulated and appointments to the new committee and any other changes will take effect from the end of the meeting.

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Address by a Cabinet Member pdf icon PDF 86 KB

At the discretion of the Chairman, to receive any address by a Cabinet Member on a matter of urgency and/or significant interest to the County Council and which relates to the powers and responsibilities of the County Council or which affects the Council.

 

The Cabinet Member for Children and Young People will make a statement on the Council’s Children First Improvement Plan.  A report will be provided to members ahead of the Council meeting.  Members may ask questions of the Cabinet Member in accordance with Standing Order 2.33.

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7.

Revenue Budget 2020/21, Capital Strategy 2020-25 and Treasury Management Strategy Statement 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 61 KB

The Council is asked to consider and approve the revenue budget for 2020/21, the Capital Strategy 2020-25 and the Treasury Management Strategy Statement 2020/21, in the light of a report pack by the Cabinet Member for Finance which is enclosed with the agenda.

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Lunch (In the event that the morning business is finished before lunch the afternoon business will be brought forward as appropriate.)

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8.

Pay Policy Statement 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 65 KB

The Council is asked to approve the Pay Policy Statement 2020/21, in the light of a report from the Governance Committee.

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9.

Question Time pdf icon PDF 105 KB

Questions to the Leader and Cabinet Members on matters contained within the Cabinet report, written questions and any other questions relevant to their portfolios.  Members may also ask questions of the Leader on anything that is currently relevant to the County Council.  The report covers relevant Council business or developments in respect of portfolios arising since the meeting of the Council on 17 December 2019.  A supplementary report may be published.

 

(2 hours is allocated for Question Time)

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10.

Governance Committee: Minor changes to Council procedures, Pensions delegations, authority to effect constitutional changes arising from withdrawal from the EU and establishment of a Joint Waste Committee pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To consider minor changes to Council procedures, Pensions delegations, authority to affect constitutional changes arising from withdrawal from the EU and the establishment of a Joint Committee for work on recycling projects, in the light of a report by the Governance Committee.

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County Council concludes

Items not commenced by 4.15 p.m. will be deferred to the following meeting.

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