Lamb on rocky outcrop copyright Michael Turner

Authority Meeting 23 March 2011

There will be a meeting of the Authority in the Boardroom, National Park Office, Murley Moss, Kendal on 23 March 2011 at 10 am.

Members of the committee:

Mr W Jefferson OBE (Chairman), Sir John Kerr GCB DL (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 M Hayton, 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


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 February 2011. 2011_02_23 Authority minutes (pdf)

3 Appointment of Deputy Chairman

To appoint a Deputy Chairman from 1 April 2011 to the Annual General Meeting on 22 June 2011.

4 Chairman's Announcements

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

5 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.

6 Questions

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

7 Public Participation

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

8 English National Park Authorities Association

2011_01_27 Draft Minutes English National Park Authorities Association (pdf)

9 UK Association of National Park Authorities

2011_01_26 Draft Minutes UK Association of National Park Authorities (pdf)

10 Minutes of Committees

To consider the minutes of the following committees and the recommendations they contain:

a) Resources Committee

2010_11_25 Resources Committee minutes (pdf); 2011_01_05 Resources Committee minutes (pdf)

b) Park Strategy and Vision Committee

2010_12_07 Park Strategy and Vision Committee minutes (pdf)

c) Development Control Committee

2011_02_02 Development Control Committee minutes (pdf)

Reports are enclosed for the following items:

11 2011_03_23 Revenue and Capital Budgets 2011/12 (pdf)

12 2011_03_23 A Fairtrade Lake District (pdf)

13 2011_03_23 Travel and Subsistence Policy (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.