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Full Council

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Council Chamber

Cllr Margaret North

You are hereby summoned to an extraordinary meeting of the Full Council (Budget) which is to be held on Wednesday 24 January 2024 at 7pm in the Council Chamber, Municipal Offices, Marcus Hill, Newquay to transact the business contained in the attached agenda and associated papers.

Agenda documents


Agenda items

  1. 1

    To receive and accept apologies for absence.

  2. 2

    To receive Declarations of Interest and Dispensations awarded in respect of items on the agenda.

  3. 3

    To receive and note the list of Correspondence and to refer or respond accordingly (if any)

    Please note any emails or letters that have already been circulated to members will not be included unless a decision is needed that cannot be dealt with outside of Full Council or a committee.

  4. 4

    To receive previously notified public questions from attending electors of Newquay.

    In line with Standing Order 3(e), members of the public may make representations, answer questions and give evidence at a meeting which they are entitled to attend in respect of the business on the agenda of the meeting.

    In line with Standing Order 3(f), the time allowed under this item is 15 minutes unless directed by the Chair.

    In line with Standing Order 3(g), members of the public shall not speak for more than 3 minutes.

  5. 5
    Expenditure Budget 2023 - 2027
  6. 5.A

    To receive and note the minutes of the Governance and Resources Committee Meeting held on 13 December 2023

  7. 5.B

    Please note:

    If you require this information in a different format or would like a printed version of the budget report, please email ceo@newquay.gov.uk with your requirements no later than 2pm on Monday 22 January 2024 in order for this to be facilitated. Early requests before this date would be appreciated, where different formats are being requested.

    UPDATE (25/01/2024) - An updated Final Budget Report (marked as adopted) has been added to this item for the benefit of the public. There has been a correction to page 6, stage 6 (24 January 2024) has been corrected to show the deadline set by Cornwall Council and the consequential decision making requirement. Standing Order 27a governs the process at this final budget setting meeting.

  8. 5.C

    Please note

    Members are reminded of the need to submit any specific questions to the Town Clerk or the Finance and Procurement Manager in advance of the meeting in order to ensure factual and accurate answers are provided at the meeting. Any detailed questions raised by members without any prior notice before the meeting will likely not to be answered at the meeting, due to the information not being readily available.

    Subject to whether members wish to discuss more detail or figures contained within these identified budgets, then the following resolution may be required for any confidential items:

    To resolve that pursuant to Section 1(2) of the Public Bodies (Admission to meetings) Act 1960 the public and press leave the meeting because of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted.

  9. 5.D.i
    To set a 2024/25 Gross Expenditure Budget of £2,881,498 with associated EMR movements and a 2024/25 General Fund Balance of 3.0 Months NET Revenue Expenditure (minimum level)
  10. 5.D.ii

    Please Note:

    The Band D Council Tax rate would rise from £237.07 to £300.98.

  11. 6

    To resolve that pursuant to Section 1(2) of the Public Bodies (Admission to meetings) Act 1960 the public and press leave the meeting because of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted.

  12. 6.A

    To receive an update, consider and make any decisions in relation to the Surf Statue negotiations (if information is not attached, this is to follow).

    Please note:
    An update was formally requested by Cllr Goudge, which has been provided via email. However, as there are a number of open and live legal matters, the opportunity will be taken (subject to getting a full update from Tozers in time for this meeting) to seek further instruction from Council on the key matters identified; in order to keep this project moving forwards.

  13. 8

    To raise and discuss other business at the Chairman’s discretion (for information only)

  14. 9

    The next scheduled Full Council meeting will take place on Wednesday 07 February 2024 at 7pm in the Council Chamber, Municipal Offices, Marcus Hill, Newquay.

    Future Meeting Dates:
    07 February 2024
    06 March 2024
    03 April 2024
    01 May 2024 (Annual)