Thursday, 13th December, 2018 11.00 am

Venue: The Ballroom, Sandbach Town Hall, High Street, Sandbach, CW11 1AX. View directions

Contact: Julie North  Senior Democratic Services Officer

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Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.


Minutes of Previous meeting pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 18 October 2018 as a correct record.


Mayor's Announcements

To receive such announcements as may be made by the Mayor.


Pledges to Cared for Children and Care Leavers pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To consider the recommendations in respect of pledges to Cared for Children and Care Leavers, as set out in the report.


Public Speaking Time/Open Session

In accordance with paragraph 1.32 of the Council Procedure Rules and Appendix 7 to the rules, a total period of 15 minutes is allocated for members of the public to speak at Council meetings. 


Individual members of the public may speak for up to 5 minutes, but the Chairman will decide how the period of time allocated for public speaking will be apportioned, where there are a number of speakers.


Members of the public wishing to ask a question at the meeting should provide at least three clear working days’ notice in writing and should include the question with that notice. This will enable an informed answer to be given. It is not a requirement to give notice of the intention to make use of public speaking provision. However, as a matter of courtesy, a period of 24 hours notice is encouraged.


Leader's Announcements

To receive such announcements as may be made by the Leader.


Recommendation from Cabinet - Domestic Tax Base 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 50 KB

To consider the recommendation from Cabinet.


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Recommendation from Constitution Committee - Calendar of Meetings 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To consider the recommendation from the Constitution Committee.

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Recommendation from Constitution Committee - Audit and Governance Committee Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To consider the recommendation from the Constitution Committee.


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Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To receive the Overview and Scrutiny Annual report 2017/18.



Political Representation on the Council's Committees pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To determine the political representation on the Council’s Committees and to appoint to those Committees.


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Notices of Motion pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To consider any Notices of Motion that have been received in accordance with paragraph 1.34 of the Council Procedure Rules



In accordance with paragraph 1.18 of the Council Procedure Rules, opportunity is provided for Members of the Council to ask the Mayor, the appropriate Cabinet Member or the Chairman of a Committee any question about a matter which the Council, the Cabinet or the Committee has powers, duties or responsibilities.


At Council meetings, there will be a maximum question time period of 30 minutes. Questions will be selected by the Mayor, using the criteria agreed by Council. Any questions which are accepted, but which cannot be dealt with during the allotted period will be answered in writing. Questions must be brief, clear and focussed.