Council - 11 July 2017

Date:
11 Jul 2017
Time:
7.00pm
Venue:
Council Chamber, Daneshill House, Danestrete SG1 1HN
Contact:
Lisa Jerome
Tel:
01438 242203
Email:
committees@stevenage.gov.uk
Members:
All 39 Councillors

Agenda

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Summary of Decisions
 
1.APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

2. MINUTES – ANNUAL COUNCIL - WEDNESDAY 17 MAY 2017
To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the Annual meeting of the Council held on Wednesday 17 May 2017.
Minutes attached

3. MAYOR’S COMMUNICATIONS
To receive any communications that the Mayor may wish to put before Council. 

4. MAIN DEBATE
None

5. PETITIONS AND DEPUTATIONS
None received

6. QUESTIONS FROM THE YOUTH COUNCIL
None received
  
7. QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC
None received

8. LEADER OF THE COUNCIL’S UPDATE
In accordance with the Council’s Standing Orders, the Leader of the Opposition shall be given the opportunity to raise one matter relevant to the Borough that has arisen since the last meeting of the Council.
The Leader of the Council shall then have the opportunity to advise the Council of matters relevant to the Borough that have arisen since the last meeting.

9. NOTICE OF MOTIONS
None received
 
10. QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS TO COMMITTEE CHAIRS / PORTFOLIO HOLDERS
None received 

11. ANNUAL SCRUTINY REPORT 2016/2017
To note the work undertaken by the Overview & Scrutiny Committee and the Select Committees during the 2016/17 Municipal Year.
Report attached

12. PAY POLICY STATEMENT
To consider an officer report that recommends approval of  the Council’s amended Pay Policy Statement for the financial year 2017/18, which has been revised following recruitment to the vacant Assistant Director posts arising from the 2016/17 Senior Management Review.
Report attached

13. AUDIT COMMITTEE MINUTES
To note the Minutes of the Audit Committee meeting held on 28 March 2017 and the draft Minutes of the meeting held on 15 June 2017
Minutes attached – Item 13A and 13 B

14. PRESENTATION OF FREEDOM OF THE BOROUGH CERTIFICATE
At a Special meeting of the Council on 28 February 2017 the following Motion was carried –
‘That in accordance with the provisions of the Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972, this Council, in pursuance of its powers under Section 249(5) of the Local Government Act, 1972, confer posthumously the Honorary Freedom of Stevenage on Councillor Sherma Batson MBE DL CC in recognition of her eminent services to the Council and the Community of Stevenage.’
A certificate acknowledging this award is to be presented to the late Councillor Batson’s widower, Mr Howard Rooke.

Published:
3 July 2017