Agenda

Venue: Conference Hall - Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ

Contact: Thomas Cattermole, Head of Executive and Member Services  tel. 020 8937 5446, Email: thomas.cattermole@brent.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To confirm as a correct record, the attached minutes of the previous meeting of the Council held on Monday 16 September 2019.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, the nature and existence of any relevant disclosable pecuniary or personal interests in the items on this agenda and to specify the item(s) to which they relate.

4.

Mayor's Announcements (including any petitions received)

To receive any announcements from the Mayor.

5.

Appointments to Committees and Outside Bodies and Appointment of Chairs/Vice Chairs (if any)

To agree any appointments to Committees, Joint Committees, Forums, Panels and Outside Bodies (if any); and the appointments of Chairs/Vice Chairs (if any) in accordance with Standing Order 30(g).

6.

Deputations (if any)

To hear any deputations received from members of the public in accordance with Standing Order 32.

7.

Questions from Members of the Public & Brent Youth Parliament pdf icon PDF 107 KB

7.1     To receive questions submitted by the public to Cabinet Members, in accordance with Standing Order 33.

 

Two questions have been received under this item, which have been attached along with the written responses provided.

 

7.2     To receive questions submitted from members of Brent Youth Parliament to Cabinet Members, in accordance with Standing Order 33(d)

 

One question has been received under this item, which has been attached along with the written responses provided.

8.

Petitions (if any)

For Members to refer to petitions received and debate any petition with more than 200 signatures, where such a request has been submitted in accordance with the Council’s petition rules and Standing Order 66.

9.

Reports from the Leader and Cabinet

To receive a verbal report from the Leader of the Council in accordance with Standing Order 31 providing an update on any key or significant issues arising from any matter within the responsibility of Cabinet.

10.

Questions from the Opposition and other Non-Cabinet Members

For questions to be put to members of the Cabinet by opposition and non-Cabinet Members in accordance with Standing Order 35.

 

Members are asked to note that no advance notice questions have been submitted for response at this meeting of the Council.

11.

Report from Chairs of Scrutiny Committees pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To receive reports from the Chairs of the Council’s Scrutiny Committees in accordance with Standing Order 36.  The reports have been attached as follows:

 

11.1    Community and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee

 

11.2    Resources & Public Realm Scrutiny Committee

Additional documents:

12.

Report from the Vice-Chair of the Audit Advisory Committee pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To receive a report from the Vice-Chair of the Audit Advisory Committee in accordance with Standing Order 37.

13.

Non Cabinet Members' Debate

To enable non Cabinet Members to debate an issue of relevance to Brent, for which notice has been provided in accordance with Standing Order 34 and to receive reports from Cabinet members, where required, on issues previously raised.

 

Members are asked to note that no item has been submitted for debate at this meeting of the Council.

14.

Interim Report on Brent's Response to the Climate and Ecological Emergency pdf icon PDF 149 KB

This report provides Council with a progress update on action taken in response to the Declaration of a Climate and Ecological Emergency agreed at the Full Council meeting on 8 July 2019.

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15.

Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 408 KB

This report seeks approval to formally adopt a new local Council Tax Reduction scheme (known as Council Tax Support) to be effective from 1 April 2020.  The report sets out the reasons why a change of scheme is both necessary and desirable along with the design options and features considered in the design of the new scheme.  In addition, details are provided on the findings and outcomes of the consultation arrangements for the proposed scheme carried out over a 12-week period between 19 July and 10 October 2019 and includes details of the financial and equalities impacts of the recommended scheme as well as a high level implementation plan.

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16.

Inclusive Growth Strategy 2019-2040 pdf icon PDF 97 KB

This report sets out the Council’s Inclusive Growth Strategy for 2019-2040 for Council to endorse prior to final approval and publication.

Additional documents:

17.

Revoking a Byelaw to Enable Cycling In Parks and Open Spaces pdf icon PDF 151 KB

This report details the outcome of the consultation regarding the revocation of byelaw 7ii of the Open Spaces and Pleasure Grounds that prohibits cycling in Brent’s parks and open spaces and as a result seeks formal approval to the byelaw being revoked.

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18.

Draft Statement of Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 97 KB

This report seeks approval to formally adopt the Statement of Licensing Policy and proposed Cumulative Impact Zones within Brent.

Additional documents:

19.

Motions

Members are sked to note that no motions have been submitted for debate at this meeting of the Council.

20.

Urgent Business

At the discretion of the Mayor to consider any urgent business, in accordance with Standing Order 30(s).