The Authority meets approximately four times in each year. Occasionally, there may be a need for the Authority to meet to consider matters which require special or urgent consideration.
The principal functions exercised by Authority include -
Adopting the Core Documents: ie the Standing Orders, the Contract Standing Orders, the Financial Regulations and Scheme of Delegation and the following documents:
The agenda and papers for the meetings are available to the public five working days prior to the meeting. They can be downloaded from the relevant meeting page or viewed at the Authority's offices in Kendal. The only exceptions are those agenda items which would infringe copyright or would not be dealt with in public for reasons of confidentiality.
We livestream and make a recording of each Committee meeting, apart from those agenda items which would infringe copyright or would not be dealt with in public for reasons of confidentiality.
For details about how to attend and speak at Committee meetings, please read Public Attendance and Speaking at Committee Meetings (PDF).
Please read these additional guidelines if you wish to speak about a planning application at Development Control Committee.
Want to know how matters are dealt with and what goes to committee? Read our Scheme of Delegation (PDF).
The following years are available online: