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 25 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 327 KB

Recommendation:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 25 February 2019, 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 Item 10 has been recommended from A&GC on 11 March 2019.

 

10.

Annual Plan 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Purpose:

 

To approve the 2019/20 Annual Plan.

Additional documents:

11.

Payment to Pension Board Members pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Purpose:

 

To agree that the payment made to members of the Pension Board is increased by 2% in line with the NJC for Local Authority Fire and Rescue Services pay award effective from 1 July 2018, and future pay awards are increased in line and as notified by the NJC.

Additional documents:

12.

Corporate Calendar pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Purpose:

 

To approve the Corporate Calendar of Fire Authority and Committee meetings 2019/20.

Additional documents:

13.

Lead Member, Member Champions 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 the Chairman of TVFCS Joint Committee.

 

a)    Budget and Income Generation – Cllr Colin Dudley

b)    Collaboration Lead Member – Councillor Malcolm Alexander

c)    Integrated Risk Management Plan Lead Member – Councillor Emma Webster

d)    Strategic Assets Lead Member – Councillor Angus Ross

e)    Community Safety Champion – Councillor Christine Bateson

f)    Organisational Development Champion – Councillor Pauline Helliar-Symons

g)   Health, Safety and Wellbeing Champion – Councillor Adrian Edwards

h)  Thames Valley Fire Control Service (TVFCS) Joint Committee – Councillor Malcolm Alexander

 

Additional documents:

14.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Recommendation:

 

That the Forward Plan be noted.

15.

Date of next meeting

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, at RBFRS Headquarters, Newsham Court, Pincents Kiln, Calcot, Reading, RG31 7SD.

16.

Minutes of the Standing Committees

 

Recommendation:

 

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

 

 

17.

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 Paragraphs 3 and 5 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.

18.

Part II Minutes of the meeting held on 25 February 2019

Recommendation:

 

That the Part II minutes of the meeting held on 25 February 2019, be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

Printed under a separate cover.