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Council Meeting - 13 May 2015

A Meeting of Perth and Kinross Council will be held in the Gannochy Suite, First Floor, Dewar's Centre, Glover Street, Perth on Wednesday 13 May 2015 at 2.00pm.

If you have any queries please contact Scott Hendry on (01738) 475126 or Gillian Taylor on (01738) 475135.

Members

Provost Grant and All Councillors.

Agenda

1.     Welcome and Apologies

2.     Declarations of Interest

3.     Minutes

        (i)    Minute of special meeting of 12 February 2015 for approval and signature

        (ii)   Minute of meeting of 25 February 2015 for approval and signature

        (iii)  Minute of special meeting of 25 March 2015 for approval and signature

4.    Notice of Motion

       Motion by Councillors W Wilson and A Gaunt.

       This Council calls on the Chief Executive to write to the First Minister to introduce a 'Frank's Law' so that free personal care is extended to under 65's with dementia.

5.     Minutes of meetings of Committees from 11 February 2015 to 22 April 2015

6.     icon Perth and Kinross Community Planning Partnership - Briefing Note by Executive Lead Officer [220Kb] (copy herewith 15/180) (Pages 1-2)

7.     icon Treasury Activity and Compliance Report 2014-15 Quarter 4 [2Mb] - Report by Head of Finance (copy herewith 15/181) (Pages 3-22)

8.     icon Audit Scotland's Overview of Local Government in Scotland Report 2015 [2Mb] - Report by Chief Executive (copy herewith 15/182) (Pages 23-74)

9.     icon Channel Shifting in Local Taxes [1013Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Housing and Community Care) (copy herewith 15/183) (Pages 75-86)

10.   icon Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland - Fifth Statutory Review of Local Government Electoral Arrangements in Scotland - Consultation on Proposals for Wards in Perth and Kinross Council Area [2Mb] - Report by Head of Democratic Services (copy to follow)

11.   icon Local Scrutiny Plan 2015/16 [863Kb] - Report by Chief Executive (copy herewith 15/185) (Pages 87-94)

12.   Appointments to Committees

        (i)      Licensing Committee

        (a)     The Council is asked to appoint a member to the Licensing Committee to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Councillor Jack Coburn.
        (b)     The Council is asked to appoint a Convener of the Licensing Committee.

        (ii)     Community Safety Committee

        (a)     The Council is asked to appoint a member to the Community Safety Committee to fill the current vacancy created by the resignation of Councillor Jack Coburn.
        (b)     The Council is asked to appoint a Vice-Convener of the Community Safety Committee.

13.   Appointments to Outside Bodies

        (i)    Tayside Contracts Joint Committee

                The Council is asked to appoint a member to the Tayside Contracts Joint Committee to fill the current vacancy created by the resignation of Councillor Jack Coburn.

        (ii)    Friends of Aschaffenburg - Management Committee

                 The Council is asked to appoint a member to the Friends of Aschaffenburg - Management Committee to fill the current vacancy created by the resignation of Councillor Jack Coburn.

14.     Amendments to Scheme of Administration

The Council is asked to agree the following changes to the Scheme of Administration:-

Part 2 - General Provision Relating to Committees

2 General Provisions Regulating All Committees of the Council

Paragraphs 2.24 and 2.25 - to be removed

8 Housing and Health Committee

Paragraph 8.2.3 - Additional Paragraph:

To exercise the functions of the Council in terms of the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010 and all related subordinate legislation.

12 Strategic Policy and Resources Committee

Paragraph 12.2.13 - Amend to read as follows:

Contracting, Tendering and Procurement

1. To consider reports relating to the activities of the Council's Corporate Procurement Team and Tayside Procurement Consortium.
2. To consider matters regarding tenders and contracts.

Part 3 - Delegation to Officials

23 Executive Director (Environment)

Paragraph 23.1.1 - Amend to include:

The Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010.