Thursday, 28 March 2019 6.30 p.m.

Venue: District Council Chamber, South Lakeland House, Kendal

Contact: Inge Booth 

No. Item



Minutes pdf icon PDF 500 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 18 December 2019.

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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 by no later than 0:01am (one minute past midnight) two working days before 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.


Cumbria Public Health Strategy pdf icon PDF 653 KB

To consider adoption of the Cumbria Joint Public Health Strategy as part of the Council’s Budget and Policy Framework.

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South Lakeland Local Plan Development Management Policies Development Plan Document (DPD) and Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty DPD Inspector's Report and Adoption pdf icon PDF 266 KB

To consider adoption of the Development Management Policies Development Plan Document as part of the District’s Development Plan (outside the National Parks) and the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Development Plan Document as part of the District’s Development Plan (outside the National Parks).

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Appointment of Returning Officer and Electoral Registration Officer pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To consider the appointment of a new Returning Officer and Electoral Registration Officer for South Lakeland District Council.


Senior Management update and appointment of Interim Monitoring Officer pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To note the appointments to the Operational and Lead Specialist roles and to appoint an Interim Monitoring Officer pending recruitment to the role of Legal, Governance and Democracy Lead Specialist (Monitoring Officer).

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Annual Review of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 222 KB

To consider the Monitoring Officer’s Annual Review of the Constitution and suggested changes.

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Notice of Motion

The following Notice of Motion has been given in accordance with Paragraph 11.1 of the Council’s Rules of Procedure:-


“(1)      The Council notes reported concerns that the K Shoes heritage artefacts may be taken away from Kendal; and


(2)        The Council should consider ways to preserve this important Local History collection in Kendal or the immediate district.”


(signed by Councillor Roger Bingham)


Leader's Announcements and Cabinet Question Time, including the Composite Report of the Cabinet (1 hour maximum) pdf icon PDF 357 KB

Council is asked to receive the Executive Reports (End of Year 2018/19) from the Leader and Cabinet and to deal with any questions raised by Members to the appropriate Cabinet Members on the contents of the reports.


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 of questions to be raised under the Agenda Item.  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.

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Minutes of Meetings

To receive Chairmen’s comments (if any notified) in respect of the minutes of the Committee meetings held between 21 January and 1 March 2019.


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.