Venue: Town Hall, Scarborough
Contact: Lynn MellorItems No. Item
Members are reminded of the need to consider whether they have a personal or prejudicial interest to declare in any of the items on this agenda. If so, the nature of the interest must be declared at the start of the meeting. In addition, the attached form must be completed and passed to the Committee Administrator. The Officers will be pleased to advise, if necessary, and any request for assistance should be made, in the first instance, to the Committee Administrator whose name appears at the end of this agenda. Ideally, such advice should be sought before the day of the meeting so that time is available to consider any uncertainty that might arise.
No declarations of interest were received.
Election of Chairman
To elect a Chairman for this meeting.
RESOLVED that Councillor A Backhouse be elected Chairman of this meeting.
Councillor Backhouse in the Chair.
To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 23 June 2009. (Minutes attached).
RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 23 June 2009 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.
Public Question Time
Public questions of which due notice has been given and which are relevant to the business of the Committee.
The Chairman reported that no public questions had been submitted.
Exclusion of the Public
To consider the following motion:-
“that in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information (as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act) relating to particular applicants for financial assistance provided by the Council.”
RESOLVED that in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information (as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act) relating to the financial and business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).
APPLICATIONS FOR DISCRETIONARY RATE RELIEF FROM CHARITIES AND NON-PROFITMAKING ORGANISATIONS FOR 2009/10 ONWARDS
To consider a report by the Head of Finance and Asset Management (Reference 09/414) attached.
The Sub-Committee considered a report by the Head of Finance and Asset Management (Reference 09/418) which provided details of one new application and sixteen renewal applications for discretionary rate relief from charitable and non-profit-making organisations for 2009/10 listed in Appendix B to the report.
(i) the report be received;
(ii) the new application detailed at paragraph 3.1 of the report be approved; and
(iii) the 16 renewal applications, detailed on Appendix B to the report be approved.
Reason(s) for decisions: the decisions are in accordance with the established Council Policy relating to these applications.