Agenda

Council - Thursday, 18th July, 2024 7.00 pm

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

2.

Declaration of Interests

To receive declarations of interest.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 196 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 23 May 2024.

4.

Announcements

To receive announcements from the Chair of Council, Leader of Council or Chief Executive.

5.

Public Question Time

The Chair of the relevant Committee will answer questions from members of the public submitted in accordance with the Council’s procedures laid out in Section 3, Paragraph 8, of the Constitution.

 

Deadline for Receipt of Questions - noon, Friday, 12 July 2024

 

Questions must be submitted to the Chief Executive, Democratic Services, Ebley Mill, Ebley Wharf, Stroud and can be sent by email to Democratic.services@stroud.gov.uk

6.

Member Questions

See Agenda Item 5 deadlines for submissions.

7.

Recommendation from Strategy and Resources Committee

Strategy and Resources Committee - 11 July 2024

The Chair of this Committee will present this item.

This report has been published on the Council Agenda pending the decision at Strategy and Resources Committee, any amendments will be made clear following any decision taken by Strategy and Resources Committee on 11 July 2024.

7a

Stratford Park Leisure Centre and Lido Leisure Conditions Survey pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To outline sums necessary to commence a capital maintenance programme throughout the Stratford Park Leisure estate. This report demonstrates commitment to a 5-year capital investment whilst focusing primarily on the detail around year one (2025).

Additional documents:

7b

Gloucestershire Economic Strategy pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To note Gloucestershire’s Economic Strategy, adopted by Gloucestershire County Council on 15 May 2024, which will inform the work programme of the newly formed Gloucestershire City Region Board.

8.

Recommendation from Audit and Standards Committee

Audit and Standards Committee - 16 July 2024

The Chair of this Committee will present this item.

This report has been published on the Council Agenda pending the decision at Audit and Standards Committee, any amendments will be made clear following any decision taken by Audit and Standards Committee on 16 July 2024.

8a

Annual Report on Treasury Management Activity and Actual Prudential Indicators 2023/2024 pdf icon PDF 106 KB

To advise on the treasury management activities in 2023/2024, in accordance with the Council’s Treasury Policy Statement. To report on actual 2023/2024 Prudential Indicators in accordance with the requirements of the Prudential Code.

Additional documents:

8b

Annual Report of the Chair of the Audit and Standards Committee for 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

The Annual Report of the Chair of the Audit and Standards Committee (the Committee) summarises the Committee’s activities during 2023-24 and sets out its plans for the next twelve months. This report provides independent assurance that the Council has in place:

i.              Adequate and effective governance, risk management and internal control frameworks;

ii.             Internal and External Audit services; and

iii.           Financial reporting arrangements that can be relied upon and which contribute to the high corporate governance standards that this Council expects and maintains.

Additional documents:

9.

Gloucestershire Bid for EuroPride 2027 pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To agree support for the Pride in Gloucestershire bid to host EuroPride in 2027.

10.

Appointment of a Member Champion for Litter and Clean Environment pdf icon PDF 103 KB

The purpose of this report is to seek the support of Full Council for a Member Champion for Litter and Clean Environment and formally appoint a member to this role, following a nomination process.

Additional documents:

11.

Appointment to the Gloucestershire Economic Strategy Scrutiny Committee (GESSC)

To appoint one Member representative to the Gloucestershire Economic Strategy Scrutiny Committee.

 

Nominations received by Democratic Services from Group Leaders will be reported to or otherwise made at the meeting.