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Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 26 January 2021 of Council pdf icon PDF 240 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.


To view the procedure for public questions/ speaking click here and scroll to page 119


General Fund Revenue and Capital Budget and Council Tax 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 974 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 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 195 KB


Appendix B: Special Expenses and Parish Precepts 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 47 KB


Appendix C: Delivering Our Priorities – Chorley Council Medium Term Financial Strategy 2021/22 to 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 944 KB


Appendix D: Cumulative Budget Deficit and Budget Strategy 2020/21 to 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 129 KB


Appendix E: Variance Analysis - movements from 2020-21 original estimates pdf icon PDF 123 KB


Appendix F: General Fund Forecast Assumptions pdf icon PDF 241 KB


Appendix G1 to G3: Capital Programme 2020/21 to 2023/24, Capital Financing, Developer Contributions pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Additional documents:


Appendix H: Capital Strategy pdf icon PDF 675 KB


Appendix I: Treasury Strategy 2021/22 to 2023/24 Appendix I1: Advice of Treasury Management Consultants pdf icon PDF 651 KB


Appendix J: Pay Policy 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 576 KB


Appendix K: Report of the Chief Finance Officer pdf icon PDF 428 KB


Appendix L: Budget Consultation 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 511 KB


Appendix M: Assessing the impact of 2021/22 Budget Proposals pdf icon PDF 381 KB


Appendix N: Fees and Charges pdf icon PDF 161 KB


Conservative Group Statement 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider a report of the Conservative Group.


Committee appointments

To consider any changes to Committee appointments.


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 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act.


By Virtue of Paragraph 3: Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


Information is not exempt if it is required to be registered under-

The Companies Act 1985

The Friendly Societies Act 1974

The Friendly Societies Act 1992

The Industrial and Provident Societies Acts 1965 to 1978

The Building Societies Act 1986 (recorded in the public file of any building society, within the meaning of the Act)

The Charities Act 1993

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).


Alker Lane Development - this item has been withdrawn from the agenda

To consider and receive the report of the Director of Commercial.


Any urgent business previously agreed with the Mayor