Agenda and decisions

Venue: Remote meeting

Contact: Natasha Clark, Democratic Services  Email: DemocraticServices@southnorthants.gov.uk, 01295 221534

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Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

3.

Minutes of Council pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Annual Council meeting held on 16 September 2020.

4.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman of the Council.

 

5.

Public Participation

(i)                 Receipt of Petitions (if any) from Local Government Electors for the District

 

(ii)               Questions (if any) from the Public

 

6.

Written Questions pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To receive any written questions and answers which have been submitted with advance notice in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 11.2.

7.

Motions pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To debate any motions which have been submitted with advance notice, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 12.

 

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That the following motion, as amended, be adopted:

 

That South Northamptonshire Council to formally respond to Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2021/2022 consultation as follows: South Northamptonshire Council has an enviable reputation in maintaining high levels of financial support for our most vulnerable residents and will continue to actively pursue all practical means to minimise any increase in financial liabilities as a result of future changes to the CTRS made by West Northamptonshire Shadow Council.

 

(2)           That the motion of the US Elections not be considered and the meeting move immediately to the next item of business.

 

8.

Announcements by the Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive

To receive communications from the Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive

9.

Questions to the Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive

The Chairman to invite questions to the Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive relevant to their announcements

10.

Appointment of co-opted member to the Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Report of Executive Director: Resources (Monitoring Officer)

 

Purpose of report

 

To seek approval to appoint a co-opted parish council member to the Standards Committee.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1      To approve the appointment of Declan Waters as a co-opted parish council member to the Standards Committee.

 

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That the appointment of Declan Waters as a co-opted parish council member to the Standards Committee be approved.

11.

Amendments to Part 10 of the Constitution - Officer Scheme of Delegation pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Report of Executive Director: Resources (Monitoring Officer)

 

Purpose of report

 

To propose amendments to Part 10 of the Council’s Constitution – Officer Scheme of Delegation following two executive directors taking up roles at West Northamptonshire Council.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1      To note the Chief Executive’s re-allocation of delegated powers.

 

1.2      To approve the sections of Part 10 of the Constitution - Responsibility for Functions (Officer Scheme of Delegation) as set out at Appendix 2.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That the Chief Executive’s re-allocation of delegated powers be noted.

 

(2)           That the sections of Part 10 of the Constitution - Responsibility for Functions (Officer Scheme of Delegation) as set out in the Annex to the Minutes (as set out in the Minute Book) be approved.

 

12.

Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman Report 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Report of Assistant Director – Customers and Corporate Services

 

Purpose of report

 

To provide Council with the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s Report on South Northamptonshire Council for the last financial year; 2019-20.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1      To note the report.

 

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That the report be noted.

13.

Urgent Business (previously agreed with the Chairman)