Magnolia tree and rhododendrons at the Lake District Visitor Centre

Authority Meeting 20 April 2011

There will be a meeting of the Authority in the Boardroom, National Park Office, Murley Moss, Kendal on 20 April 2011 at 10 am.

Members of the committee:

Mr W Jefferson OBE (Chairman), Mr J M Hayton (Deputy Chairman), Dr A J Barker, Mr W Barr, Mr C Billinge, Mr H Branney, Mr J R Brook, Mrs S E Brown, Mr N Clarkson, Mr S Collins, Ms J H Cooke, Mr B Gray CBE DL, Mrs D A Hall, Mr J S Holliday, Mr T S A Lowther, Mr M S McKinley, Mrs V J C Rees, Mr A C Ross, Professor J Rowan-Robinson, Mr J G Thompson, Mrs J Whitaker, 1 vacancy


Part One

1 Apologies

To receive and record apologies from members of the Committee who cannot attend.

2 Minutes

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 23 March 2011. 2011_03_23 Authority Minutes (pdf)

3 Chairman's Announcements

The Chairman to announce the fire safety instructions to all attendees.

4 Declarations of Interest

Members should declare any personal or prejudicial interests. These are described in the Code of Conduct adopted by the Authority on 16 July 2007 and in the Authority Handbook.

Standards for England advises that members should state the nature of any prejudicial interest (defined at paragraph 10 of the Code of Conduct) so it can be recorded in the minutes.

5 Questions

To answer any questions raised under Standing Order 14(2) relating to the business of the Committee.

6 Public Participation

There are no public questions, petitions or deputations relating to the business of the Committee for this meeting.

7 Lake District National Park Partnership

Draft minutes are enclosed of the meeting held on 28 February 2011. 2011_02_28 Lake District National Park Partnership Draft Minutes (pdf)

8 Minutes of Committees

To consider the minutes of the following committee and the recommendations which it contains:

a) Development Control Committee

2011_03_02 Development Control Committee Minutes (pdf)

Reports are enclosed for the following items:

9 2011_04_20 Business Plan 2011-2014 (pdf)

2011_04_20 Business Plan 2011-2014 Annex 1 (pdf)

10 2011_04_20 Medium Term Financial Strategy 2011-12 - 2014-15 (pdf)

11 2011_04_20 Joint Equality Scheme (pdf)

2011_04_20 Joint Equality Scheme Annex 1 (pdf)

12 2011_04_20 Windermere Registration Fees (pdf)

13 2011_04_20 Volunteering Strategic Plan 2011-2015 (pdf)

Access to Information - Local Government Act 1972 (As amended)

Agenda and Reports

Anyone can have a copy of the agenda and non-confidential reports before the meeting.  We will also make copies available for people to refer to at the meeting.

Background Papers

Anyone can make arrangements to see the list of background papers at Murley Moss between 9.00 am and 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday. Address details are in Contact Us. We cannot make background papers available for confidential papers.