Agenda

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

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

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.

3.

Minutes of the meeting held on 19 November 2018 pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Recommendation:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 19 November 2018 be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

4.

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.

5.

Receipt of Announcements

Purpose:

 

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

6.

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.

7.

Questions from Members under Standing Order 30

Purpose:

 

To receive any questions from Members under Standing Order 30.

8.

Notices of Motion under Standing Order 44

Purpose:

 

To receive any notices of Motion under Standing Order 44.

9.

Recommendations of Committees

Purpose:

 

To note that the following agenda item have been recommended from:

 

Item 10 – Pay Policy Statement

 

Item 11 – Statement of Assurance

 

Item 13 – 2019/20 Member Scheme of Allowances Review

 

 

 

 

 

10.

Pay Policy Statement pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Purpose:

 

To seek approval of the Pay Policy Statement for 2019/20, subject to any further amendments considered appropriate.

 

Additional documents:

11.

Statement of Assurance pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Purpose:

 

To note the summary judgements within the Statement of Assurance for each of the four key areas of finance, governance, operations and delivering the National Framework.

 

To agree the RBFA Statement of Assurance 2017/18 be approved for signature by the Chairman of the Authority and the Chairman of Audit and Governance Committee for publication.

 

Additional documents:

12.

Appointment of Committees and Lead Member pdf icon PDF 187 KB

Purpose:

 

To approve the Appointment of Committees following changes made to Member appointments.

13.

Members' Scheme of Allowances Annual Review pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Purpose:

 

For the Fire Authority to approve the Members’ Scheme of Allowances.

Additional documents:

14.

Annual Budget 2019/20 and Medium Term Financial Plan 'to follow' pdf icon PDF 165 KB

Purpose:

 

To approve the 2019/20 Budget, Medium Term Financial Plan and Strategic Asset Investment Framework. Please note this report is to follow.

Additional documents:

15.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 18 KB

Recommendation:

 

That the Forward Plan be noted.

16.

Minutes of the Standing Committees

Recommendation:

 

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

 

 

17.

Date of next meeting

Monday 29 April 2019, 6.30pm at RBFRS Headquarters, Newsham Court, Pincents Kiln, Calcot, Reading, RG31 7SD.