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The Council - 12 July 2010

A meeting of the Council held in the Council Chamber, Campus West, Welwyn Garden City, Herts at 19:30 on 12 July 2010.

NumberItem
01APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive apologies for absence, if any.
 
02MINUTES

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Annual Council meeting held on 24 May 2010 (previously circulated).
 
03PETITIONS

The Mayor will receive petitions (limited to the first three petitions presented).
04QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC

A period of thirty minutes will be made available for questions to be put by members of the public to Members of the Cabinet on matters for which the Council has a responsibility or which affect the Borough.
05DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS BY MEMBERS

To note declarations of Members' personal interests and Members' personal and prejudicial interests in respect of items on this Agenda.
06ANNOUNCEMENTS

To receive any announcements from the Mayor, Leader of the Council, Members of the Cabinet or the Head of Paid Service.
 
07QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS

For a period of up to thirty minutes, a Member of the Council who has given prior notice in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 45 may ask (a) the Mayor (b) the Leader of the Council or (c) a Member of the Cabinet a question on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties or which affects the Borough.

Details of questions received in accordance with Procedure Rule 45 will be tabled at the meeting. A Member asking a question under Rule 44 may ask without giving notice one supplementary question of the Member to whom the first question was asked. The supplementary question must arise directly out of the reply.
 
08MATTERS ARISING FROM CABINET

To consider recommendations from the meeting of the Cabinet on 8 June 2010 (attached).
 
(a)Emergency Funding for Age Concern Hertfordshire 
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(b)Car Park Management
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(Note: This recommendation refers to the exempt report of the Director (Finance and Operations) to the Cabinet meeting (Agenda report item 21(a)) a copy of which is submitted in the Part II Private and Confidential part of this meeting. If the Council wishes to discuss further any information in the report it will have to do so in the Part II Private and Confidential part of the meeting at Agenda item 14(a) after excluding the press and public.)
 
09SEXUAL ENTERTAINMENT VENUES

Report of the Director (Strategy and Development) describing new powers available to the Council to regulate "Sexual Entertainment Venues".

This was considered by the Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee at its meeting on 17 June 2010 (Minute 12 refers as attached).
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10AUDIT COMMITTEE - ANNUAL REPORT 2009/10 AND WORK PROGRAMME 2010/11

To receive the annual report of the Audit Committee for 2009/10 and Work Programme for 2010/11.
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11NOTICE OF MOTIONS UNDER PROCEDURE RULE 49

To consider notices of motions submitted under Procedure Rule 49 in such order as the Mayor shall direct. Details of motions received by the deadline of 12 noon on 5 July 2010 will be circulated separately.
12URGENT MATTERS

To consider any matters of urgency subject to the agreement of the Mayor in accordance with Procedure Rule 13(r).
13EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

The Council is asked to resolve:

That under Section 100(A)(2) and (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be now excluded from the meeting for item 14 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of confidential or exempt information as defined in Section 100(A)(3) and Paragraph 3 (private financial or business information) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the said Act (as amended).

In resolving to exclude the public in respect of the exempt information, it is considered that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.
14MATTER ARISING FROM CABINET OF AN EXEMPT NATURE

To consider the following matter arising from the Cabinet containing confidential or exempt information:-
(a)Meeting on 8 June 2010 (Agenda item 8(b) also refers) - Car Park Management

Exempt report of the Director (Finance and Operations) identifying potential options for managing car park services, together with the proposals recommended by the Project Board.
 

Note: Exempt papers are available to authorised persons only

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