Agenda

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Venue: RBFRS Headquarters, Pincents Kiln, Newsham Court, Calcot, Reading RG31 7SD

Contact: Committee Team  Email: committeeteam@rbfrs.co.uk

Items
No. Item

1a

Accessible agenda pack pdf icon PDF 6 MB

1b

Election of Chair for 2024/25 Municipal Year

2.

Appointment of Vice-Chair for 2024/25 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 22 April 2024 pdf icon PDF 486 KB

Recommendation:

That the Minutes of the meeting and any recoded actions held on 22 April 2024 be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

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 Chair or the Chief Fire Officer.

8.

Issues arising from the Audit and Governance Committee

Recommendation:

That it be noted that no reports have been referred by the Audit and Governance Committee.

9.

Questions from Members under Standing Order 30

Purpose:

To receive any questions from Members under Standing Order 30.

10.

Notices of Motion under Standing Order 44

Purpose:

To receive any notices of Motion under Standing Order 44.

11.

Appointment of Committees, Lead Member, Member Champions, Working Parties and Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 500 KB

Purpose:

 

To approve amended Fire Authority Terms of Reference, agree the nominations received for Royal Berkshire Fire Authority Committees, Special Responsibility Allowance positions, Working Parties and Outside Bodies.

Additional documents:

12.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Recommendation:

That the Forward Plan be noted.

13.

Minutes of the Standing Committees

 

Recommendation:

To note Minutes of recent meetings were published on RBFRS website http://www.rbfrs.co.uk/about-us/fire-authority/fire-authority-meetings/

 

 

14.

Date of the Next Meeting

Extraordinary Fire Authority meeting on Tuesday 9 July 2024, 6.30 pm at Royal Berkshire Fire Service (RBFRS) Headquarters, Newsham Court, Pincents Kiln, Calcot, Reading RG31 7SD.