Falkirk Council Agenda - 07 December 2016, 10:00 Help

A meeting to be held at Committee Suite, Municipal Buildings, Falkirk at 10:00 on 07 December 2016.

Number Item
Record of Meeting View Papers
1Sederunt
2Declarations of Interest

Members should declare any financial and non-financial interests they have in any item of business at the meeting, identifying the relevant agenda item and the nature of the interest.
3Minutes and Information Bulletin
(a)Minute of Meeting of Falkirk Council held on 21 September 2016;  View Papers
(b)Volume of Minutes - Volume 3 2016/17, and  View Papers
(c)Information Bulletin - Volume 3 2016/17.  View Papers
4Questions

Questions submitted in accordance with Standing Orders will be published in advance of the meeting.
5Rolling Action Log View Papers
6Referral from Executive - 29 November 2016
Treasury Management Interim Review 2016/17

Report by the Director of Corporate and Housing Services.
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7Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland: 5th Reviews of Electoral Arrangements - Amendments to Polling Scheme



Report by the Chief Executive.
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8Falkirk Local Development Plan 2 Main Issues Report



Report by the Director of Development Services.
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9Accessible Transport - Dial A Journey Service



Report by the Director of Development Services.
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10Ethical Standards in Public Life. Etc (Scotland) Act 2000

Report by the Director of Corporate and Housing Services.
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11Appointment to Committees and Other Bodies


Report by the Director of Corporate and Housing Services.
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12Council of the Future

Report by the Chief Executive.
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13Execution of Deeds

Report by the Director of Corporate and Housing Services.
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14Notices of Motion

Notices of motion submitted in accordance with Standing Order 29 are set out below. Motions that refer to matters within the remit of the Executive, or Education Executive, will stand referred to the appropriate body, without discussion, unless:-

(1) special circumstances exist which, in opinion of the Provost (having consulted with the Council Leader and the Leader of the Opposition) requires an exception to be made;

(2) two thirds of the members present vote in favour of the matter being discussed; or

(3) the motion raises an issue with significant impact on the Council area which the Provost, having consulted with the Leader of the Council and the Leader of the Opposition, considers suitable for debate at Council.

The following motions stand referred to the Executive unless otherwise determined by the Provost, having consulted with the Leader of the Council and the Leader of the Opposition.
(a)Council supports the work of Falkirk 50's born women and John McNally MP to highlight the gross unfairness of pensions entitlement of women born after 6th April 1951 by:-

1. Supporting the statement above; and

2. Lobby the Westminster Government in support of the reconsideration of the transitional arrangements to stop the discrimination of women being penalised for the failure to make changes to their pensions contributions they were not advised to make. In doing so Council should make written representations to both the Chancellor and the Minister for Pensions.

Proposed by Councillor C Meiklejohn  View Papers
(b)Council supports the Scottish Government moratorium on Fracking and their cautious, considered and evidence based approach to all Unconventional Gas Extraction.

Council welcomes the public consultation and would encourage all our citizens to participate in making sure their views are taken into account and acted upon.

Proposed by Councillor P Garner View Papers
(c)Council congratulates Lauchlan Muir from Bo'ness who has won the Sir Terry Wogan Fundraiser Award.

Lauchlan performs as a human statue to collect money for Children in Need. He raised more that 3,500 for this year's appeal and over the years has collected 10,000.

Lauchlan success comes in the year that the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations named Bo'ness Scotland's Charity town of the year.

Proposed by Councillor A Mahoney View Papers