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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley

Contact: Ruth Rimmington  Email:

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Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 19 November 2019 of Council pdf icon PDF 107 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.


Executive Cabinet pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To receive and consider a general report of the Executive Cabinet meetings held on 17 October and 14 November 2019 and 16 January 2020 (came to follow). 

Additional documents:


Revenue and Capital Budget Monitoring 2019/20 Report 2 pdf icon PDF 180 KB

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

Additional documents:


Overview and Scrutiny Committee and Task and Finish Groups pdf icon PDF 233 KB

To receive and consider the general report of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee meetings held on 26 September 2019, the Overview and Scrutiny Performance Panel meetings held on 10 October 2019 and Task Group update.


Governance Committee pdf icon PDF 131 KB

To receive and consider the general report of the Governance Committee meeting held on 20 November 2019. 


Polling station proposals for the new ward boundaries pdf icon PDF 441 KB

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

Additional documents:


Questions Asked under Council Procedure Rule 8 (if any)


To consider the Notices of Motion (if any) given in accordance with Council procedure Rule 10


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).


Market Walk Update

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


Any urgent business previously agreed with the Mayor