Agenda

Leighton-Linslade Town Council
Monday, 24th June, 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, The White House, Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1HD

Contact: Committee Officer  01525 631920 & Email: info@leightonlinslade-tc.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Schedule 12 of the Local Government Act 1972 requires a record be kept of the Members present and that this record form part of the minutes of the meeting. Members who cannot attend a meeting should tender apologies to the Town Clerk.

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

(i)     Under the Localism Act 2011 (sections 26-37 and Schedule 4) and in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct, Members are required to declare any interests which are not currently entered in the Member’s Register of Interests or if he/she has not notified the Monitoring Officer of it.

 

(ii)   Should any Member have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in an item on the agenda, the Member may not participate in consideration of that item unless a Dispensation has first been requested (in writing) and granted by the Council (see Dispensation Procedure).

3.

TOWN MAYOR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

4.

FAIRTRADE pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To welcome representatives of Fairtrade Leighton-Linslade to receive a presentation and to consider renewing the Council’s support of Fairtrade principles (report attached).

5.

LEADERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS

6.

QUESTIONS

(a)  To receive questions and statements from members of the public as provided for in Standing Order Nos.3 (f) and 3 (g) 

 

(b)  To receive questions from Councillors as provided for in Standing Order No.27, provided three clear days’ notice of the question has been given to the person to whom it is addressed.

7.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To receive and approve as a correct record the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on 20 May 2019 (attached).

8.

COMMITTEE MINUTES pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To receive the Minutes of Committee meetings (attached) and to consider any recommendations contained therein:

 

(a)       Planning & Transport  Committee             22 May 2019

(b)       Cultural & Economic Services Committee  3 June 2019

Recommendation at Minute Reference 13/CE (original report attached)

 

(c)        Partnership Committee                               6 June 2019

(d)       Grounds & Environmental Services Committee 10 June 2019 (to follow)

(e)       Planning & Transport Committee             12 June 2019

(f)        Policy & Finance Committee                    17 June 2019 (to follow)

Recommendations at Minute Reference 11/PF and 12/PF – see agenda item 9

Recommendations at Minute Reference 20/PF – see attached draft policies

Additional documents:

9.

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE STATEMENT 2018-2019 AND ACCOUNTING STATEMENTS 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Further to the recommendation made by the Policy and Finance Committee on 17 June 2019, to:

(a)       approve and sign Section 1 – Annual governance statement 2018/19 (attached)

(b)       approve and sign Section 2 -  Accounting statements 2018/19  (attached)

 

Additional documents:

10.

TOWN COUNCIL OBJECTIVES pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To receive a report (to follow) in respect of the creation of a Town Council Environmental Ambition Statement and to consider the recommendation/s contained therein.

11.

CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE CONSULTATION pdf icon PDF 336 KB

To receive information on the Central Bedfordshire consultation regarding the future of the Westlands Older Persons’ Home (attached) and to consider whether to submit a formal Town Council response.

Additional documents:

12.

REPORT FROM CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE COUNCILLORS

To receive a verbal update from Central Bedfordshire Councillors on matters affecting the parish (if applicable).

13.

APPOINTMENTS TO OUTSIDE BODIES

To consider any changes to appointments and to receive verbal reports from Councillors, where applicable. 

14.

APPOINTMENTS TO COMMITTEES

To consider any changes to appointments, if applicable.