Agenda

Council - Monday, 24th January, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP - The audio of the meeting can be listended to at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/92167725428

Contact: Governance  Email: governance@rutland.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

2.

CHAIRMAN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

3.

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE LEADER, MEMBERS OF THE CABINET OR THE HEAD OF PAID SERVICE

4.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

In accordance with the Regulations, Members are invited to declare any disclosable interests under the Code of Conduct and the nature of those interests in respect of items on this Agenda and/or indicate if Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.

5.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 247 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the 235th meeting of the Rutland County Council District Council held on 13 December 2021.

6.

PETITIONS, DEPUTATIONS AND QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

To receive any petitions, deputations or questions received from members of the public in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rule 28. The total time allowed for this is 30 minutes.  Petitions, deputations and questions will be dealt with in the order in which they are received and any which are not considered within the time limit shall receive a written response after the meeting.

7.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To receive any questions submitted from Members of the Council in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rules 30 and 30A.

8.

REFERRAL OF COMMITTEE DECISIONS TO THE COUNCIL

To determine matters where a decision taken by a Committee has been referred to the Council in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rule 110.

9.

CALL-IN OF DECISIONS FROM CABINET MEETINGS DURING THE PERIOD FROM 13 DECEMBER to 24 JANUARY (INCLUSIVE)

To determine matters where a decision taken by the Cabinet has been referred to Council by the call-in procedure of Scrutiny Panels, as a result of the decision being deemed to be outside the Council’s policy framework by the Monitoring Officer or not wholly in accordance with the budget by the Section 151 Officer, in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rules 206 and 207.

10.

REPORT FROM THE CABINET pdf icon PDF 334 KB

To receive Report No. 20/2022 from the Cabinet on recommendations referred to the Council for determination.

 

Report No. 178/2021– Children and Young People’s Plan 2022-25, and the Children and Young People’s Strategy 2022-25.  

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11.

REPORTS FROM COMMITTEES OF THE COUNCIL

1)    To receive reports from Committees on matters which require Council approval because the Committee does not have the delegated authority to act on the Council’s behalf.

2)    To receive reports from Council Committees on any other matters and to receive questions and answers on any of those reports.

12.

REPORTS FROM SCRUTINY COMMISSION / SCRUTINY COMMITTEES pdf icon PDF 169 KB

To receive reports from the Scrutiny Commission / Scrutiny Committees on any matters and to receive questions and answers on any of those reports.

13.

JOINT ARRANGEMENTS AND EXTERNAL ORGANISATIONS

To receive reports about and receive questions and answers on the business of any joint arrangements or external organisations.

14.

NOTICES OF MOTION pdf icon PDF 200 KB

To consider the Notice of Motion submitted by Councillor E Baines and seconded by Councillor A Brown in accordance with Procedure Rule 34.

 

“That Rutland County Council:

 

1)    Recognizes the valuable contributions that the Welland River Trust makes to the County’s objectives in relation to the environment and to wellbeing.

 

2)    Requests Cabinet to consider the request for short term financial assistance during this financial year for Welland River Trust and if possible  make a contribution.”

 

 

The Chief Executive has considered the below motion submitted by Councillor A Brown and seconded by Councillor M Jones. With the agreement of the mover and seconder the Chief Executive has reffered the motion to the Growth, Infrastructure and Resources Scrutiny Committee for consideration.

 

“Rutland County Council :

 

1)    Notes that new legislation may provide the Council with powers in relation to carbon management controls on the total amount of certain greenhouse gases that can be emitted by sectors covered by the legislation.

 

2)    Resolves that if legislation does provide such powers, then the Council would seek:

a.     That any subsidy directly or indirectly obtained for carbon management affecting the County is retained as carbon credit for the benefit of Rutland’s economy and people and

b.     that any third-party sale or lease of carbon credit outside Rutland cannot be activated unless Rutland is carbon neutral and where there is a 10% surplus of credit.”

 

3)    Agrees that the Council needs to become more proactive in looking after Rutland ‘s environment so that tomorrow’s generations inherit a cleaner, healthier world.”

15.

UPDATES TO THE CONSTITUTION pdf icon PDF 314 KB

To receive Report No. 21/2022 from the Monitoring Officer.

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16.

APPOINTMENT OF NON-ALIGNED MEMBER TO THE ADULTS AND HEALTH SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

To appoint Councillor P Ainsley as the second non-aligned Member of the Adults and Health Scrutiny Committee.

17.

ANY URGENT BUSINESS

To receive items of urgent business which have been previously notified to the person presiding.