Agenda

Policy & Finance Committee - Monday, 26th July, 2021 7.30 pm

Venue: Astral Park Sports & Community Centre, Johnson Drive, Leighton Buzzard LU7 4AY.

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.

QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC (3 minutes per person; maximum 15 minutes)

To receive questions and statements from members of the public in respect of any item of business included in the agenda, as provided for in Standing Order No.s 3(f) and 3(g).

 

Members of the public are very welcome to attend the meeting but are asked to note that attendance numbers must be limited to mitigate for Covid-19 risks. Please contact us to advise if you wish to attend before 4pm on the day of the meeting. Written representations may also be submitted before 4pm on the day of the meeting.

 

4.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 306 KB

5.

SUB-COMMITTEE AND TASK & FINISH GROUP MINUTES pdf icon PDF 218 KB

To receive the draft minutes of the following meetings of Sub-Committees and to consider the recommendation/s contained therein:

 

(a)   Personnel Sub-Committee 5 July 2021 (attached with appendices)

(b)   Community Safety Sub-Committee 12 July 2021 (attached)

(c)   Health Services Task and Finish Group 15 July 2021 (attached)

 

 

Additional documents:

6.

JUNE PAYMENTS pdf icon PDF 564 KB

To receive and note the schedule of June invoices paid in July 2021 (attached) (approved for payment by the Town Clerk and two bank signatories).

 

7.

BUDGET MONITORING: FIRST QUARTER pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To receive and consider the draft Committee work plan and objections for 2021-2022 (attached).

8.

INSURANCE CLAIMS pdf icon PDF 264 KB

To receive and note a report regarding insurance claims within the last year (attached).

9.

COMMITTEE OBJECTIVES AND WORK PLAN pdf icon PDF 296 KB

10.

CHILDREN'S TRAIL pdf icon PDF 232 KB

To receive a report and consider the recommendations therein (attached).

 

11.

CUSTOMER SERVICE STRATEGY pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To receive a report regarding customer service and to consider the recommendation/s contained therein.

 

Additional documents:

12.

BUDGET SETTING TIMELINE 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 40 KB

To receive and consider approval of the proposed timeline and process for the 2022-2023 budget.

13.

FIVE YEAR PLAN AND OBJECTIVES: MID TERM UPDATE pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider endorsing updated wording in the Five Year Plan and Objectives to give a project status at the mid point of the plan period.

14.

BOUNDARY COMMISSION REVIEW pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To receive and consider correspondence dated 6 July 2021 from Totternhoe Parish Council regarding the Boundary Commission Review initial proposals (attached).

15.

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

The Committee may consider it appropriate to consider the following resolution should they consider that any discussion would be prejudicial to the public interest: that, under the Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960, the public be excluded on the grounds of the confidential nature of the business about to be transacted which involves the likely disclosure of exempt information.  The public and press to withdraw from the meeting during consideration of detailed discussion regarding:

16.

TOWN COUNCIL ACCOMMODATION

To receive a repor regarding Town Council accommodation (attached) and to consider the recommendation/s contained therein.