Tuesday, 25 July 2017 6.30 p.m.

Venue: District Council Chamber, South Lakeland House, Kendal. View directions

Contact: Inge Booth 

No. Item



Minutes pdf icon PDF 289 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 17 May 2017 (copy attached).

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Public Participation

Any member of the public who wishes to ask a question, make representations or present a deputation or petition at this meeting should apply to do so before the commencement of the meeting.  Information on how to make the application can be obtained by viewing the Council’s Website or by contacting the Committee Services Team on 01539 733333.


(1)        Questions and Representations


            To receive any questions or representations which have been received from members of the public.


(2)        Deputations and Petitions


            To receive any deputations or petitions which have been received from members of the public.


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda.


Members are reminded that, in accordance with the revised Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests.  (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting.)


Members may, however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.


If a Member requires advice on any item involving a possible declaration of interest which could affect his/her ability to speak and/or vote, he/she is advised to contact the Monitoring Officer at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.


Local Government Act 1972 - Excluded Items

To consider whether the items, if any, in Part II of the Agenda should be considered in the presence of the press and public.


Chairman's Announcements

To receive announcements by the Chairman.


Cabinet Portfolios and Scheme of Delegation pdf icon PDF 334 KB

Following changes in the Membership of Cabinet, to receive an update from the Leader of the Council on Deputy Leader and Cabinet appointments and delegations for the discharge of the Executive functions of the Council and to receive any updates on the Shadow Executive from the Leader of the Opposition.


Representation on Outside Bodies 2017/18

Further to Minute C/17 (2017/18) and following changes to Cabinet Membership, to consider the appointment of Councillor Brenda Gray (the new Portfolio Holder for Council Organisation and People) as the Council’s representative to the  North West Local Authorities Employers’ Organisation.


Revenue and Capital Out-turn 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To consider the outturn figures and variance explanations, contributions to and from reserves and the draft Capital Programme.

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Treasury Management Annual Report 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 297 KB

To consider the 2016/17 Treasury Management Annual Report.


Medium Term Financial Plan 2017/19 to 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To consider the Medium Term Financial Plan incorporating the Financial Strategy and the Budget Strategy.

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Human Resources Committee Delegations pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To consider revised delegations to the Human Resources Committee.

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Member Development Annual Report pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To consider the Member Development Annual Report 2016/17.


Composite Report of the Cabinet

 (1)       To receive the Look Forward 2017/18 Executive Reports from the Leader and Cabinet Members.


(2)        To deal with any questions by Members to the appropriate Cabinet Members on the content of the reports.



Finance Portfolio Holder pdf icon PDF 32 KB


Housing and Innovation Portfolio Holder pdf icon PDF 29 KB


Council Organisation and People Portfolio Holder pdf icon PDF 34 KB


Culture, Media and Leisure Portfolio Holder pdf icon PDF 52 KB


Economy and Assets Portfolio Holder pdf icon PDF 27 KB


Environment Portfolio Holder pdf icon PDF 27 KB


Public Health and Wellbeing Portfolio Holder pdf icon PDF 26 KB


Leader's Announcements and Cabinet Question Time (30 Minutes)

To receive announcements from the Leader and, in accordance with Paragraphs 10.2 and 10.3 of the Council’s Rules of Procedure, to deal with any questions to the Leader and/or Portfolio Holders on any topic which is within the jurisdiction or influence of the Council and is relevant to their Portfolio.  Any Member who poses a question will be entitled to ask one supplementary question on the same topic.


Members are encouraged to give 24 hours’ written notice of questions to the Solicitor to the Council.  If no notice is received, then the Portfolio Holder can reserve the right to give a written answer.  Where written notice of questions has been given, these will be taken first.  Should a Member wish to ask more than one question, questions should be listed in order of priority.  If more than one Member sends in a question, these will be taken in alphabetical order of Members’ names, alternated from meeting to meeting.  Each question and each response is restricted to three minutes.


Minutes of Meetings

To receive Chairmen’s comments (if any notified) in respect of the minutes of the Committee meetings held between 24 April and 23 June 2017.


Questions to Chairman of the Council or Chairman of any Committee or Sub-Committee

To deal with any questions under Rule 10.6 of the Council’s Rules of Procedure, of which due notice has been given and/or the Chairman allows as a matter of urgent business and which are in relation to any matter over which the Council has powers or duties or which affect the area.


Private Section (exempt reasons under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, specified by way of paragraph number)

There are no items in this Part of the Agenda.