Agenda

Council
Thursday, 13th February, 2020 7.00 pm

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes

To approve the minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on 5 December 2019, as published.

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2.

Apologies for Absence.

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3.

Mayor's Communications.

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4.

Urgent Business.

To consider any business which the Chairman rules may be dealt with under Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

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5.

Declarations of Interest. pdf icon PDF 49 KB

(i)         To receive declarations of interest from Members and Officers in respect of any item to be considered at the meeting.

(ii)        In accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor D J Bittleston declares a non-pecuniary interest in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that speaking and voting are permissible.

(iii)      In accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor A Azad declares a non-pecuniary interest in any items concerning the companies of which she is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that speaking and voting are permissible.

(iv)      In accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor C S Kemp declares a non-pecuniary interest in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that speaking and voting are permissible.

(v)       In accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor D Harlow declares a non-pecuniary interest in any items concerning the companies of which she is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that speaking and voting are permissible.

(vi)      In accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor G S Cundy declares a non-pecuniary interest in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that speaking and voting are permissible.

(vii)     In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Chief Executive, Ray Morgan, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mr Morgan may advise the Council on those items.

(viii)    In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Deputy Chief Executive, Douglas Spinks, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mr Spinks may advise the Council on those items.

(ix)      In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Head of Democratic and Legal Services, Peter Bryant, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mr Bryant may advise the Council on those items.

(x)       In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Finance Director, Leigh Clarke, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which she is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mrs Clarke may advise the Council on those items.

(xi)      In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Director of Housing, Louise Strongitharm, declares  ...  view the full agenda text for item 5.

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6.

Questions. pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To deal with written questions submitted by Members under Standing Order 8.1.  Copies of the questions and of the draft replies (which are subject to amendment by the Leader of the Council) will be laid upon the table.

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7.

Council Tax 2020/21 - WBC20-003. pdf icon PDF 129 KB

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8.

Recommendations of the Executive - WBC20-004. pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To receive and consider recommendations from the Executive.

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8a

General Fund, Service Plans, Budgets and Prudential Indicators 2020-21 EXE20-001

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8b

Housing Revenue Account Budgets 2020-21 EXE20-002

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8c

Investment Programme 2019-20 to 2023-24 EXE20-003

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8d

Capital, Investment and Treasury Management Strategies EXE20-004

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8e

Recommendation from Climate Change Working Group - Climate Emergency - Planning for Carbon Neutrality EXE20-010

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8f

Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy EXE20-007

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8g

Housing Infrastructure Fund - Funding Allocation of £95Million to Woking Town Centre EXE19-060

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9.

Sheerwater Regeneration - WBC20-001 pdf icon PDF 161 KB

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10.

Pay Policy Statement 2020-21 and Gender Pay Gap Data - WBC20-002 pdf icon PDF 144 KB

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11.

Notices of Motion pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To deal with anymotions received in accordance with Standing Order 5.0.  Any motions received before the deadline has passed for the receipt of motions will be published and a copy of the list will be tabled at the meeting.

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12.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

In the event any Member of the Council wishes to discuss information set out in the confidential supporting information in respect of Agenda Item 8g – Recommendations of the Executive – Housing Infrastructure Fund – Funding Allocation of £95Million to Woking Town Centre, considered by the Executive at its meeting on 6 February 2020, the Mayor will move, and the Deputy Mayor will second:-

"That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of item 13 in view of the nature of the proceedings that, if members of the press and public were present during this item, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A, to the Local Government Act 1972.”

Paragraph 3 – Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

 

PART II – PRESS AND PUBLIC EXCLUDED

 

 

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13.

Recommendations of the Executive - Housing Infrastructure Fund – Funding Allocation of £95Million to Woking Town Centre - WBC20-004.

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