Meeting Details

    27 Jan 2015 - 19:30



    Standard Items
    1 Lord Mayor's announcements
    2 Presentation of long service award
    3 Declaration of interest

    (Please note that it is the responsibility of individual members to declare an interest prior to the item if they arrive late for the meeting)
    4 Questions from the public
    5 Petitions
    6 pdf Minutes (402Kb)

    Purpose - To agree the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 25 November 2014.
    7 Questions to cabinet members / committee chairs

    (A printed copy of the questions and replies will be available at the meeting)
    8 Nominations for Lord Mayor and Sheriff 2015-16

    Purpose -
    To receive nominations for the Lord Mayor and Sheriff for the next civic year.

    Purpose - To consider a council tax reduction scheme for 2015 - 16 and to consider discounts and exemptions.
    10 Motion – Council housing stock

    Councillor Haynes to propose and Councillor Boswell to second:

    With the rising need for affordable, good-quality housing, council housing is highly important. New rules (government implementation in autumn 2013 of provisions within section 34a of the Housing Act 1985) have been introduced, encouraging council housing to be transferred to housing associations, meaning democratic control of housing stock is lost.

    Council RESOLVES to ask cabinet to include within its corporate plan proposal a commitment to keeping our housing stock council owned and run and not to initiate a transfer process to a housing association.

    Declarations of Interests


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