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This is a Special Meeting
City Council
17 Feb 2021 - 18:45 to 19:39
  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Visitors
  • Declarations of Interests

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Agenda

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Special Meeting

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This meeting will be a virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams and therefore will not take place at a physical location following guidelines set out in Section 78 of the Coronavirus Act 2020. 

1. The Mayor will invite the Chaplain to say prayers.
  
2. Register of Attendance and Declarations of Interest

A roll call of persons in attendance will be taken and Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and any interests, relating to any item on the agenda at this stage.

3. Public and Press

To determine whether any of the items of business within Part A of the Agenda should be dealt with when the public and press are excluded from the meeting. 

To determine whether any of the items of business within Part B of the Agenda should be dealt with when the public and press are present.

4. Announcements

(i)        To receive any announcements from the Mayor
(ii)       To receive any announcements from the Leader of the
   Council
(iii)      To receive any announcements from Members of the
   Executive
(iv)      To receive any announcements from the Town Clerk and
   
Chief Executive

5. City Council Budget 2021/22

Further to the special meeting of the City Council held on 2 February 2021, 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 objection to the Executive's budget proposals and agree the City Council's General Fund Revenue Budget and its Capital Budget for 2021/22 and pass appropriate resolutions thereon.

(1) Pdf Procedure (103Kb)

The suggested procedure for dealing with the Executive's final recommendations and the City Council's Budget is itemised in a Procedure Note for the convenience of Members.
(Copy Note herewith)

(2) 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 a letter from the Corporate Director of Governance and Regulatory Services dated 30 October 2020, and the following reports, minutes and feedback were circulated to all Members of the City Council with the Summons for the Council Meeting on 2 February 2021:

(i)        Report RD.42/20 – Budget Update – Revenue Estimates
   2021/22 to 2025/26
(ii)       Report RD.53/20 – Revised Capital Programme 2020/21 and
   
Provisional Capital Programme 2021/22 to 2025/26
(iii)      Addendum to Report CS.30/20 - Community Charges Report 
(iv)      Report GD.48/20 – Governance and Regulatory Services
   Charges Report (Amended)
(v)       RD.52/20 - Budget Update – Revenue Estimates 2021/22 to
   
2025/26
(vi)      RD.53/20 - Revised Capital Programme 2020/21 and
   Provisional Capital Programme 2021/22 to 2025/26
(vii)     RD.55/20 - Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement
   2021/22
(viii)    Extract from the minutes of the Business and Transformation
   Scrutiny Panel in relation to the Budget – 7 January 2021
(ix)      Minutes of Consultation Meeting with Trade Union
   Representatives – 4 January 2021
(x)       Consultation Meeting with Non-Domestic Ratepayers /
   
Business Representatives – 4 January 2021
(xi)      Consultation Feedback

[Members are requested to bring their copies of all of the above documentation with them to the meeting]

(3) Minutes of the Meeting of the City Council

To receive the Minutes of the meeting of the City Council held on 2 February 2021.
(Copy Minutes to follow)

(4) Pdf Proposed Amendment (207Kb)

Copies of the proposed amendments which were referred back to the Executive for consideration at the last Council meeting, together with a summary of the effect and supplementary reports of the Corporate Director of Finance and Resources, the Deputy Chief Executive and the Corporate Director of Governance and Regulatory Services are also enclosed for Members’ assistance.
(Copy herewith)

(5) Recommendations of the Executive

The Leader, on behalf of the Executive, will give the Executive's response to the Council's proposed amendment to the Executive's budget proposals made on 2 February 2021 and will present the final recommendations of the Executive in respect of its budget proposals for 2021/22.
(Copy Minutes of the Executive of 15 February 2021 and recommended Budget Proposals to follow)

6. 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(xv) to pass such resolution or resolutions thereon as may be considered expedient or desirable.
Exempt Items

- NIL -

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Councillor Ms Lucy Patrick5Mental Health (crisis) Support amendment to the City Council Budget 2021/22An InterestAn employee of Carlisle Eden Mind is known to her

Visitors

Also Present: Town Clerk and Chief Executive
Corporate Director of Governance and Regulatory Services