Agenda

Council Meeting - Wednesday, 11th November, 2020 2.00 p.m.

Venue: Virtual meeting

Contact: Governance Unit  The webcast can be viewed at http://www.rotherham.public-i.tv

Items
No. Item

1.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

To consider any announcements by the Mayor in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 3(2)(ii).

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

 

To receive the apologies of any Member who is unable to attend the meeting.

3.

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Any communication received by the Mayor or Chief Executive which relates to a recommendation of the Cabinet or a committee which was received after the relevant meeting.

4.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS COUNCIL MEETING pdf icon PDF 186 KB

 

To receive the record of proceedings of the ordinary meeting of the Council held on 30th September, 2020 and to approve the accuracy thereof.

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5.

PETITIONS

 

To report on any petitions received by the Council and receive statements in support of petitions in accordance with Petitions Scheme and Council Procedure Rule 13.

 

No petitions have been received since the previous Council Meeting held on 30th September, 2020.

6.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

To invite Councillors to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or personal interests they may have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting, to confirm the nature of those interests and whether they intend to leave the meeting for the consideration of the item.

7.

PUBLIC QUESTIONS

 

To receive questions from members of the public who may wish to ask a general question of the Mayor, Cabinet Member or the Chairman of a Committee in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 12.

8.

EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC

 

Should it be necessary, in the opinion of the Mayor, to consider excluding the press and public from the meeting in relation to any items of urgent business on the grounds that private information is likely to be divulged.

 

There are no such items at the time of preparing this agenda.

9.

LEADER OF THE COUNCIL'S STATEMENT

 

To receive a statement from the Leader of the Council in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 9.

10.

MINUTES OF THE CABINET MEETINGS pdf icon PDF 150 KB

 

To note the minutes of the Cabinet Meetings held on 21st September and 19th October, 2020.

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11.

RECOMMENDATION FROM CABINET - LIBRARY STRATEGY 2021-2026 pdf icon PDF 77 KB

 

To consider the Cabinet’s recommendations in respect of the final version of the Library Strategy 2021 – 2026 and associated service offer.

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12.

MEMBERSHIP OF POLITICAL GROUPS ON THE COUNCIL, POLITICAL BALANCE AND ENTITLEMENT TO SEATS AND MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES, BOARDS AND PANELS pdf icon PDF 136 KB

 

To report on the establishment of political groups, the political balance of the Council and the entitlement of each group to seats on the Authority’s committees and to consider the appointment of members to the Council’s committees, boards and panels.

13.

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION pdf icon PDF 128 KB

 

To consider proposed amendments to the Constitution

14.

OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY UPDATE pdf icon PDF 2 MB

 

To receive an update on the activities of the Council’s Overview and Scrutiny bodies in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 14.

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15.

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH APPOINTMENT pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To note the appointment of the Director of Public Health

16.

THRIVING NEIGHBOURHOODS - UPDATES FROM WARD COUNCILLORS pdf icon PDF 2 MB

 

To receive updates from Ward Councillors from Wingfield, Anston and Woodsetts and Boston Castle on the activities supporting Thriving Neighbourhoods across the Borough.

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17.

STANDARDS AND ETHICS COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 66 KB

 

To receive and consider reports, minutes and recommendations of the Standards and Ethics Committee.

 

To confirm the minutes as a true record.

18.

AUDIT COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 104 KB

 

To receive and consider reports, minutes and recommendations of the Audit Committee.

 

To confirm the minutes as a true record.

19.

HEALTH AND WELLBEING BOARD pdf icon PDF 99 KB

 

To receive and consider reports, minutes and recommendations of the Health and Wellbeing Board.

 

To confirm the minutes as a true record.

20.

PLANNING BOARD pdf icon PDF 60 KB

 

To receive and consider reports, minutes and recommendations of the Planning Board.

 

To confirm the minutes as a true record.

21.

LICENSING BOARD SUB-COMMITTEE AND LICENSING SUB-COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 85 KB

 

To receive and consider reports, minutes and recommendations of the Licensing Board Sub-Committee and Licensing Sub-Committee.

 

To confirm the minutes as a true record.

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22.

MEMBERS' QUESTIONS TO DESIGNATED SPOKESPERSONS

 

To put questions, if any, to the designated Members on the discharge of functions of the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield Combined Authority and South Yorkshire Pensions Authority, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 11(5).

23.

MEMBERS' QUESTIONS TO CABINET MEMBERS AND CHAIRPERSONS

 

To put questions, if any, to Cabinet Members and Committee Chairpersons (or their representatives) under Council Procedure Rules 11(1) and 11(3).

24.

URGENT ITEMS

 

Any other public items which the Mayor determines are urgent.

SHARON KEMP,

Chief Executive.