Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chairman for the 2020/21 Municipal Year

2.

Election of Vice-Chairman for the 2020/21 Municipal Year

3.

Apologies for Absence

4.

Declarations of Interest

Purpose:

To receive declarations of interest from Councillors relating to items to be considered at the meeting, in accordance with the provisions of the Fire Authority’s Local Code of Conduct, and any from Officers.

5.

Minutes of the meeting held on 14 February 2020 pdf icon PDF 280 KB

Recommendation:

That the minutes of the meeting held on 14 February 2020 be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

6.

Petitions and Questions from the Public under Standing Orders 19 and 25

Purpose:

To receive any questions from members of the public, in accordance with Standing Orders 19 and 25.

7.

Receipt of Announcements

Purpose:

To receive any announcements from the Chairman or the Chief Fire Officer.

8.

Questions from Members under Standing Order 30

Purpose:

To receive any questions from Members under Standing Order 30.

9.

Notices of Motion under Standing Order 44

Purpose:

To receive any notices of Motion under Standing Order 44.

10.

Appointment of Committees, Lead Members, Member Champions and Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 262 KB

Purpose:

To agree Member nominations received for the appointment of Royal Berkshire Fire Authority Committees in accordance with the Constitution and the rules relating to political balance.

Additional documents:

11.

Wargrave Fire Station pdf icon PDF 238 KB

Purpose:

 

To agree the deferral period has now concluded and that the key criteria set out in 1.1 have not been achieved, therefore, the extant decision, made by Fire Authority in April 2017, will be implemented. Implementation will commence from 1 July 2020.  

12.

Community Safety Hub Wargrave pdf icon PDF 224 KB

Purpose:

 

To receive for note an update on the feasibility study into the potential for a Community Safety Hub at the site of Wargrave Station that was undertaken with Wokingham Borough Council, Wargrave Parish Council and blue light partners.

13.

Response to letter from Lord Greenhalgh, Minister of State for Building Safety, Fire and Communities pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Purpose:

 

To note the letter of reply jointly prepared by the Chairman of the Fire Authority Colin Dudley, and Chief Fire Officer, Trevor Ferguson.  

 

Additional documents:

14.

Statement of Assurance 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 209 KB

Purpose:

 

To agree the Statement of Assurance.

Additional documents:

15.

Corporate Calendar 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Purpose:

 

To agree the Corporate Calendar for the municipal year 2020/21.

Additional documents:

16.

Lead Member, Member Champion and Thames Valley Fire Control Service (TVFCS) Joint Committee Annual Reports pdf icon PDF 134 KB

Purpose:

 

To note the Annual Reports from Lead Members, Member Champions and 2019/20 RBFA representatives of TVFCS Joint Committee.

 

a)    Budget and Income Generation – Cllr Colin Dudley

 

b)    Collaboration Lead Member – Cllr David Cannon

 

c)    Integrated Risk Management Plan Lead Member – Cllr Dexter Smith

 

d)    Strategic Assets Lead Member – Cllr Angus Ross

 

e)    Community Safety and Health, Safety and Wellbeing Champion – Cllr Christine Bateson

 

f)     Organisational Development Champion – Cllr Pauline Helliar-Symons

 

g)    Thames Valley Fire Control Service (TVFCS) Joint Committee – Cllrs David Cannon and Angus Ross

Additional documents:

17.

Summary Report of Responses to the IRMP Strategy Consultation - Prevention, Protection and Response Proposals pdf icon PDF 248 KB

Purpose:

 

To consider the outcome of the consultation on IRMP Prevention, Protection and Response Strategies and determine what action should be taken following the consultation.

 

Please note the Summary Report and Prevention, Protection and Response Strategies and Underpinning Risk Analysis is attached under a separate cover (Appendices A – D).

Additional documents:

18.

Annual Plan 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Purpose:

 

To agree the Annual Plan for 2020/21.

Additional documents:

19.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Recommendation:

That the Forward Plan be noted.

20.

Minutes of the Standing Committees

 

Recommendation:

To note that the minutes of the following meetings were published on RBFRS website http://www.rbfrs.co.uk/about-us/fire-authority/fire-authority-meetings/

 

 

21.

Date of next meeting

Monday, 16 November 2020, 6.30pm, Venue to be confirmed.

22.

Exclusion of the Public pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Recommendation:

To Resolve that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the public be excluded from the meeting for the following Agenda Items  on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information, as defined in the Paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the said Act indicated and is exempt information if, and so long as, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

23.

Part II Minutes of the meeting held on 14 February 2020

Recommendation:

That the Part II minutes of the meeting held on 14 February 2020 be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.