Council - Thursday, 12th May, 2022 4.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Fenland Hall, County Road, March

No. Item


To receive apologies for absence.


To elect a Chairman for the period to the next Annual Meeting and to resolve that an allowance of £4,116 plus travelling expenses be paid to the person elected.


To elect a Vice-Chairman for the period to the next Annual Meeting and to resolve that an allowance of £1,000 plus travelling expenses be paid to the person elected.


Previous Minutes pdf icon PDF 300 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of 24 February 2022.


To receive any announcements from the Chairman of the Council and/or the Head of Paid Service.


Meetings of the Council 2022/23

To determine that:


1.            The Annual Meeting of the Council in 2023 be held on:


Monday 22 May 2023


2.            The ordinary meetings of the Council in 2022/23 to be held as follows:


Monday 11 July 2022


Monday 3 October 2022


Monday 12 December 2022


Monday 20 February 2023




To receive members' declaration of any interests under the Local Code of Conduct or any interest under the Code of Conduct on Planning Matters in respect of any item to be discussed at the meeting.


To receive questions from, and provide answers to, councillors in relation to matters which, in the opinion of the Chairman, accord with the provisions of Procedure Rules 8.4 and 8.6.


To ask questions of Cabinet members with portfolio holder responsibilities, in accordance with Procedure Rules 8.1 and 8.2


Political Proportionality Report pdf icon PDF 248 KB

The purpose of this Report is to agree the committee structure and terms of reference for the forthcoming municipal year as well as confirming the allocation of seats to those committees and also to outside bodies in accordance with political proportionality rules and to receive notification of the appointments to them.



CPCA Appointments (inc Employment Committee) pdf icon PDF 202 KB

To request the Council to make appointments to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority for the municipal year 2022/23.



Licensing Report - Taxi Tariff pdf icon PDF 293 KB

To adopt the proposed increase of the Hackney Carriage Vehicle Table of Fares.



FDC Response to LGBCE on Draft Ward Proposals pdf icon PDF 2 MB

For Members to consider and agree the formal Council consultation submission in relation to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) Electoral Review of Fenland District Council. This report forms the Council's response to the final part of the electoral review process regarding the proposed future warding arrangements, including future ward boundaries, number of elected representatives per ward and future ward names.



To exclude the public (including the press) from a meeting of a committee it is necessary for the following proposition to be moved and adopted: "that the public be excluded from the meeting for Items which involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraphs 3 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) as indicated."


Anglia Revenues Partnership - S.113 Agreement (confidential)

To recommend Council approve the negotiation and entry into a Section 113 agreement.