Agenda

Partnership Committee - Thursday, 8th December, 2022 7.30 pm

Venue: The Council Chamber, The White House, Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Beds 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.

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(e)(f)(g) and 3(h).

4.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 343 KB

5.

TOWN COUNCIL REPORT pdf icon PDF 336 KB

To receive a six monthly update report from the Town Council on services and projects (attached).

 

6.

COST OF LIVING

To receive a verbal presentation from officers on the work of both Councils in response to Cost of Living pressures.

 

 

7.

COMMITTEE OBJECTIVES AND WORK PLAN pdf icon PDF 173 KB

8.

BUDGET pdf icon PDF 17 KB

(a)   To receive and note the budget monitoring report for the second quarter (April – September 2022) (attached).

(b)   To receive the proposed budget allocation from the Town Council for 2023-24 (attached).

 

Additional documents:

9.

STANDING ITEMS

To receive verbal/written updates as applicable:

 

·                   Taxis

·                   Future of the High Street

·                   Enabling delivery in Leighton-Linslade (land south of the High

          Street

·                   CBC Councillors updates.

·                   LLTC Councillors updates

·                   Co-opted Members updates

·                   Community Forum updates

 

10.

ITEMS FOR REQUESTING ATTENTION BY CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE COUNCIL

To identify any matters to be formally requested for attention through a Central Bedfordshire Overview & Scrutiny Committee in accordance with the procedure below:

 

i.              The CBC Joint Committee Chair or CBC Joint Committee Vice Chair would need to request the item to the Monitoring Officer (MO)

ii.             The MO will ensure the item is added to the relevant O and S agenda for consideration by the relevant Committee. (7 clear working days’ notice required).

iii.            The CBC Member can attend the meeting to explain the reasons for the request. The Committee can then decide:

 

• To resolve it forthwith; or

• To request the officers to prepare a report for the next meeting; or

• To set up a task and finish group to investigate and report back to the committee; or

• To make recommendations to the Executive or Council, as appropriate; or

• To decide to take no further action upon the request, for stated reasons.

 

11.

MEETINGS 2023-2024

To note proposed meeting dates for municipal year 2023-24:

 

Thursday 15 June 2023

Thursday 7 September 2023

Thursday 7 December 2023

Thursday 21 March 2024