Resources Committee 24 November 2011

There will be a meeting of the Resources Committee in the Boardroom, National Park Office, Murley Moss, Kendal on 24 November 2011 at 10 am.

Members of the committee:

Mr C Billinge (Chairman), Mr J R Brook, Mrs S E Brown, Mr S Collins, Ms J H Cooke, Mr B Gray CBE DL, Mr W Jefferson OBE, Mr A C Ross, Professor J Rowan-Robinson, Mr J G Thompson, Mrs J Whitaker

Also invited to attend:

Deputy Chairman of the Authority: Mr J M Hayton


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 25 August 2011. 2011_08_25 Resources 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.

Reports are enclosed for the following items:

7 2011_11_24 "Greater Impact Fewer Resources" Adopting a Strategic Approach to a Balanced Medium Term Budget (pdf)

8 2011_11_24 Discussion Paper: Medium Term Financial Strategy Assumptions (pdf)

9 2011_11_24 National Park Authorities Performance Assessment (pdf)

10 2011_11_24 Performance and Risk Monitoring Report for April-September 2011, Quarters One and Two 2011-12 (pdf)

11 2011_11_24 Budget Monitoring Report for 2nd Quarter 2011-12 (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.