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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley

Contact: Ruth Rimmington  Email:

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Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 22 January 2019 of Council pdf icon PDF 103 KB


Declarations of Any Interests

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any pecuniary interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda.


If you have a pecuniary interest you must withdraw from the meeting. Normally you should leave the room before the business starts to be discussed. You do, however, have the same right to speak as a member of the public and may remain in the room to enable you to exercise that right and then leave immediately. In either case you must not seek to improperly influence a decision on the matter.


Mayoral Announcements


Public Questions

Members of the public who have requested the opportunity to ask question(s) on any item(s) on the agenda will have three minutes to put their question(s) to the relevant Councillor. Members of the public will be allowed to ask one short supplementary question.


2019/20 Draft Budget and Summary Budget position over the Medium Term (to follow) pdf icon PDF 750 KB

To seek approval to recommendations from the Executive contained in the attached report of the Chief Finance Officer (Introduced by the Executive Member for Resources) and within the appendices listed below.


Appendix A Formal Council Tax Resolution 2019/20 (to follow) pdf icon PDF 201 KB


Appendix B Special Expenses & Parish Precepts 2019/20 (to follow) pdf icon PDF 41 KB


Appendix C Delivering Our Priorities - Chorley Council Medium Term Financial Strategy 2019/20 to 2021/22 (to follow) pdf icon PDF 1 MB


Appendix D Cumulative Budget Deficit & Budget Strategy 2018-19 to 2020-21 (to follow) pdf icon PDF 89 KB


Appendix E Variance Analysis - Movements from 2018/19 Original Estimates (to follow) pdf icon PDF 23 KB


Appendix F General Fund Forecast Assumptions (to follow) pdf icon PDF 201 KB


Appendix G Capital Programme (to follow) pdf icon PDF 251 KB

Appendix G1 Capital Programme 2018/19 to 2021/22

Appendix G2 Capital Programme Financing 2018/19 to 2021/22

Appendix G3 Developer's Contributions 2017/18 to 2020/21

Additional documents:


Appendix H Capital Strategy (to follow) pdf icon PDF 449 KB


Appendix I Treasury Management (to follow) pdf icon PDF 466 KB

Appendix I     Treasury Management Strategy 2019/20 to 2021/22

Appendix I1   Advice of Treasury Management Consultants


Appendix J Pay Policy 2019/20 (to follow) pdf icon PDF 299 KB


Appendix K Report of the Chief Finance Officer (to follow) pdf icon PDF 218 KB


Appendix L Budget Consultation 2019/20 (to follow) pdf icon PDF 412 KB


Appendix M Assessing the Impact of 2019/20 Budget Proposals (to follow) pdf icon PDF 305 KB


Fees and Charges Review 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 156 KB

To receive and consider the report of the Chief Finance Officer. 

Additional documents:


Alternative Budget 2019/20

To consider a report of the Conservative Group (to follow).


Council appointments

Councillor Margaret France to be the Council’s representative on the Lancashire Air Quality Champions Network. 


Exclusion of the Public and Press

To consider the exclusion of the press and public for the following items of business on the ground that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act.


By Virtue of Paragraph 1: Information relating to any individual.


Information is exempt to the extent that, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Information is not exempt if it relates to proposed development for which the local planning authority may grant itself planning permission pursuant to Regulation 3 of the Town & Country Planning General Regulations 1992(a).


Senior Management Restructure and consequential changes to staffing structures

To receive and consider the report of the Chief Executive (to follow). 


Any urgent business previously agreed with the Mayor