Council - Tuesday, 27 July 2021 6.30 p.m.

Venue: Assembly Room, Kendal Town Hall, Kendal

Contact: Adam Moffatt  Legal, Governance and Democracy Specialist

No. Item



Minutes pdf icon PDF 285 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 19 May 2021.


Emergency Non-Executive Decisions

To receive the following Emergency Non-Executive Decisions taken by the Chief Executive in accordance with Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution 3. (B 1) (11.1) and to note any spending outside any budgetary provision:-


019 18-01-21 Business Support Grants (National Restrictions January) pdf icon PDF 237 KB


020 10-03-21 Extension to Statement of Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 141 KB


021 08-04-21 Business Support Grants pdf icon PDF 311 KB


022 13-04-21 Encroachment Application pdf icon PDF 680 KB


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 pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To receive announcements by the Chairman (list of engagements recently attended attached).


Local Government Reorganisation pdf icon PDF 367 KB

To receive and consider any update as may be available by the date of the meeting (at the date of the Agenda being despatched an announcement is awaited – the update may be a verbal update or report to follow).

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Revenue and Capital Outturn 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 181 KB

To consider the Council’s financial performance for 2020/21 and to approve movements to and from reserves and the carry forward of budgets to 2021/22.

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2020/21 Annual Treasury Management Report pdf icon PDF 267 KB

To consider the 2020/21 Annual Treasury Management Report.

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Draft Medium Term Financial Plan 2021/22 - 2026/27 pdf icon PDF 267 KB

To consider the Draft Medium Term Financial Plan 2021/22 - 2026/27.

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Procurement Strategy 2021-2026 pdf icon PDF 247 KB

To consider the Procurement Strategy 2021-2026.

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Member Development Strategy 2021-26 pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To consider the updated Member Development Strategy 2021-26.

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2023 Review of Parliamentary Constituencies pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To consider the proposals of the Boundary Commission for England in relation to the 2023 Review of Parliamentary Constituencies and how they will affect South Lakeland and to determine the Council’s response to the consultation.

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Changes to Committee Membership pdf icon PDF 252 KB

To receive changes to the Planning Committee Membership.

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Update to the Constitution pdf icon PDF 253 KB

To consider amendments to the Constitution to alter the onward delegations to the Chief Executive and the Directors.


South Lakeland District Council Code of Conduct, Arrangements and Guidance Revision pdf icon PDF 270 KB

To consider adoption of the Local Government Association published its Model Code of Conduct for Local Authority Members published by the Local Government Association in December 2020.

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Change in Policy for New Lake Encroachments pdf icon PDF 129 KB

To consider a change in policy for new Lake encroachments.

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Leader's Announcements and Cabinet Question Time, including the Composite Report of the Cabinet (1 hour maximum)

Council is asked to receive the Executive Reports 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 Monitoring Officer 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.


Climate Action and Biodiversity Portfolio Holder Report pdf icon PDF 309 KB


Customer and Locality Services Portfolio Holder Report pdf icon PDF 304 KB


Economy, Culture and Leisure Portfolio Holder Report pdf icon PDF 173 KB


Finance and Assets Portfolio Holder Report pdf icon PDF 157 KB


Health, Wellbeing and Poverty Alleviation Portfolio Holder Report pdf icon PDF 453 KB


Housing Portfolio Holder Report pdf icon PDF 140 KB


Promoting South Lakeland and Innovation Portfolio Holder Report pdf icon PDF 150 KB


Minutes of Meetings

To receive Chairmen’s comments (if any notified) in respect of the minutes of the Committee meetings held between 23 and 30 April 2021.


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.


Urgent Decisions pdf icon PDF 172 KB

In accordance with Paragraph 17.3 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules, to receive details of any urgent Executive Decisions taken since the last scheduled ordinary meeting of Council held on 23 March 2021.


Emergency Delegated Executive Decisions

To note the following Emergency Delegated Executive Decisions taken by the Chief Executive in accordance with the Leader’s decision noted by Cabinet at CEX/104 (2019/20):-


016 08-04-21 Business Support Grants pdf icon PDF 301 KB


017 02-07-21 Use of Powers under Section 23 of the Local Government Act 1976 pdf icon PDF 625 KB


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.