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Meeting Details

City Council
20 Feb 2014 - 18:45 to 20:30
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Standard Items
Public Items
6. Questions from Members of the Council
Pursuant to Procedure Rule 11.2, the Town Clerk and Chief Executive to report that no questions have been submitted on Notice by Members of the City Council.
7. Notice of Motion
Pursuant to Procedure Rule 12, the Town Clerk and Chief Executive to report that no motions have been submitted on notice by Members of the City Council.
8. City Council Budget 2014/15
Further to the meeting of the City Council on 4 February 2014, and in accordance with the Council's Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules, the meeting requires to consider the Executive's response to the City Council's various objections to the Executive's original budget proposals and agree the City Council's General Fund Revenue Budget and its Capital Budget for 2014/15 and pass appropriate resolutions thereon.
(1) Background Reports
A number of reports which have been considered as background reports to the preparation of the Budget have previously been circulated to all Members under cover of letters from the Director of Governance dated 8 November and 6 December 2013, and the following Reports, Minutes and feedback were circulated to all Members of the City Council with the Summons for the Council Meeting on 4 February 2014:
(i) Revenue Estimates: Summary of Overall Budgetary Position 2014/15 to 2018/19
(ii) Provisional Capital Programme 2014/15 - 2018/19
(iii) Extract from the Minutes of the Resources Overview and Scrutiny Panel in relation to the Budget - 6 January 2014
(iv) Consultation Meeting with Large Employers Affinity Group - 8 January 2014
(v) Consultation Meeting with Trade Union Representatives - 8 January 2014
(vi) Consultation Feedback from members of the public; the Liberal Democrat Group; and Petition from The Socialist Party
[Members are requested to bring their copies of all of the above documentation with them to the meeting]
(2) Minutes of the Meeting of the City Council
To receive the Minutes of the meeting of the City Council held on 4 February 2014.
(Copy Minutes to follow)
(3) Recommendations of the Executive
The Leader, on behalf of the Executive, will give the Executive's response to the Council's proposed amendments to the Executive's budget proposals made on 4 February 2014 and will present the final recommendations of the Executive in respect of its budget proposals for 2014/15.
(Copy Minutes of the Executive of 17 February 2014 and recommended Budget Proposals to follow)
(4) Pdf Proposed Amendments (81Kb)
Copies of the three proposed amendments which were referred back to the Executive for consideration at the last Council meeting, together with a summary of the cumulative effect and supplementary report of the Director of Resources are also enclosed for Members' assistance.
(Copy herewith)
(5) Pdf Procedure (76Kb)
The suggested procedure for dealing with the Executive's final recommendations and the City Council's Budget is itemised in the Procedure Note attached for the convenience of Members.
(Copy Note herewith)
9. Communications
To receive and consider communications and to deal with such other business as may be brought forward by the Mayor as a matter of urgency, in accordance with Procedure Rule 2.1(xiv) to pass such resolution or resolutions thereon as may be considered expedient or desirable.
Exempt Items

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


Also in attendance at the above meeting were:

Town Clerk and Chief Executive
Director of Governance

___ Members of public expressed a desire to address the meeting.