Agenda

Corporate Support Committee
Tuesday 18th January 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber & Blue Room, Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, BN17 5LF. View directions

Contact: Jane Fulton & Carley Lavender 

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members and Officers are invited to make any declaration of pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interests that they may have in relation to items on this agenda, and are reminded that they should re-declare their interest before consideration of the items or as soon as the interest becomes apparent.

 

Members and Officers should make their declaration by stating:

 

a)             the item they have the interest in

b)             whether it is a pecuniary/personal interest and/or prejudicial interest

c)             the nature of the interest

 

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 117 KB

The Committee will be asked to approve as a correct record the minutes of the Corporate Support Committee held on 23 November 2021, as attached.

4.

Items not on the Agenda that the Chair of the Meting is of the Opinion Should be Considered as a Matter of Urgency by Reason of Special Circumstances

5.

Public question time

To receive questions from the public (for a period of up to 15 minutes)

6.

Committee Revenue and Capital Budgets 2022/2023 - [30 Minutes] pdf icon PDF 287 KB

The purpose of the report is for this Committee to consider and recommend its revenue budget for inclusion in the 2022/23 revenue budget, which will be submitted to the Policy and Finance Committee on 10 February 2022. Policy and Finance Committee will consider the overall revenue budget for 2022/23 to make a recommendation to Full Council on 23 February 2022 on the budget to be set and level of Council Tax for the District for 2022/23.

In addition, Committees must consider and recommend their draft capital budget for inclusion in the overall capital programme, which will be submitted to the Policy and Finance Committee on 10 February 2022. Policy and Finance Committee will consider the overall capital programme to make a recommendation to Full Council on 23 February 2022 on the overall capital programme to be set for 2022/23.

7.

Health and Safety Policy - [20 minutes] pdf icon PDF 126 KB

It is a legal requirement for all businesses, including Arun District Council, to have in place a Health and Safety Policy.

The existing Health and Safety Policy: Organisation and Responsibilities was adopted on 13 March 2019. This report proposes a revised Policy for consideration and adoption. The updates are chiefly administrative in nature, reflecting changes to the Council’s structure and postholders.

The revised Policy is attached and is recommended for adoption.

 

Additional documents:

8.

Unreasonable Behaviour Policy - [20 Minutes] pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Article 2 of the Council’s Constitution gives residents the right to complain. Article 2 also explains the corresponding duty on residents to act reasonably when dealing with the Council which is committed to dealing with all complaints fairly and comprehensibly.

 

Attached is an Unreasonable Behaviour Policy which the Committee is being asked to approve because a small minority of those who make complaints act unreasonably.  The Policy is intended to explain to residents what happens when the duty to act reasonably is not complied with.

 

Additional documents:

9.

Pay Policy Statement 2022-23 [20 Minutes] pdf icon PDF 148 KB

The Localism Act 2011, Section 38(1) requires that local authorities prepare an annual Pay Policy Statement.  This paper introduces the draft Pay Policy Statement for 2022/2023 (attached) and asks Members to approve it.

Additional documents:

Outside Bodies - feedback from meetings

10.

Work Programme - [5 Minutes] pdf icon PDF 278 KB

The Committee’s Work Programme for the remainder of the Municipal Year is before the Committee to note.