18 June 2014

Annual Meeting of the Fire Authority held at Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service on 18 June 2014.


Part 1 - Business to be discussed in public

1 Procedural Matters

Notes for Members of the Public (new window, PDF 16KB)

A Apologies for Absence

B Appointmetns to the Fire Authority
The following Members have been appointed to the 
Fire Authority by the respective constituent authorities:

Representing Cheshire East Borough Council (5:2:0:1)

Conservative                Labour                Liberal                Independent

Cllr B Livesley                Cllr D Flude                                     Cllr D Brickhill
Cllr G Merry                   Cllr C Thorley
Cllr M Simon
Cllr D Topping
Cllr J Weatherill

Representing Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council (4:3:0)

Conservative                Labour                Liberal Democratic                              

Cllr J Houlbrook              Cllr B Rudd
Cllr E Johnson                Cllr T Sherlock
Cllr L Jones                    Cllr A Tate
Cllr N Wright

Representing Halton Borough Council (0:3:0)

Conservative                 Labour                   Liberal Democrat

                                    Cllr P Harris
                                    Cllr S Nelson
                                    Cllr R Polhill

Representative Warrington Borough Council (0:4:1)

Conservative                Labour                      Liberal Democrat

                                    Cllr P Carey                Cllr M Biggin
                                    Cllr J Joyce
                                    Cllr H Mundry
                                    Cllr S Wright

C Election of Chair
Members are invited to elect a Chair of the Authority, to serve until the Annual Meeting 2015.  

D Election of Deputy Chair
Members are invited to elect a Deputy Chair of the Authority, to serve until the Annual Meeting in 2015.
Note:The Chair and Deputy Chair must be from different constituent authorities if an election takes place votes will be cast by secret ballot   until one Member receives more than half the votes cast.

E Appointment of Group Spokespersons
A Political Group may appoint a Group Spokesperson. The Political Groups are asked to confirm the names of their Group Spokespersons. 

F Appointment of Lead Members
The constituent authorities that are not represented by an appointment to the role of Chair and Deputy Chair are entitled to appoint a Lead Member.
Note: if the Members appointed by a constituent authority are unable to make an appointment of a Lead Member  to represent their constituent authority the Fire Authority will do so.   

G Chair's Announcements
To receive any announcements that the Chair wishes to make prior to the commencement of the formal business of the meeting.

H Declaration of Members' Interests
Members are remined that the Members' Code of Conduct requires the disclosure of Statutory Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Non-Statutory Disclosable pecuniary Interests and Disclosable Non-Pecuniary Interests.

Minutes of the Fire Authority held on 23 April 2014 (new window, PDF 111KB)

J Notes of the Members Training and Development Group held on 28 April 2014 (new window, PDF 63KB) 

K Minutes of the Brigade Managers Pay and Performance Committee  (to follow)

L Annex 4 Appointment to Committees (new window, PDF 34KB)

The report of the Head of Legal and Democratic Services (attached as Annex 4) sets out the detailed requirements for these appointments.

L Annex 4 - Appendix 1 Fire Authority  (new window, PDF 15KB)

L Annex 4 - Appendix 2A Policy Committee (new window, PDF 11KB)

L Annex4 - Appendix 2A Performance and Overview (new window, PDF 12KB)

L Annex 4 - Appendix 2A Governance and Constitution (new window, PDF 15KB)

L Annex 4 - Appendix 2A List of Plans (new window, PDF 13KB) 

L Annex 4 -Appendix 2A (Pay and Performance, SSC, JCCnew window, PDF 14KB)

L Annex 4 - Appendix 2A MTDG, RMB (new window, PDF 29KB)

L Annex 4 - Appendix 2B Rules and Calculations (new window, PDF 70KB)

L Annex 4 - Appendix 2C Appointments to Committees (new window, PDF 27KB)

L  Annex 4 - Appendix 3 Outside Bodies (new window, PDF 21KB)

L Annex 4 - Appendix 4 Member Champions (new window, PDF 12KB)

M Annex 5 Timetable of Meetings 2014-15 (new window, PDF 17KB)

N LGA Annual Conference: 8 - 10 July 2014
To note the Members who will be attending the LGA Anual Conference on behalf of Cheshire Fire Authority

O Constitution
A copy of the Constitution which was adopted by the Fire Authority on
23 April 2014 can be accessed on the Service web-site


2 Members Development Programme 2014/15 and Review of Member Development 2013/14 (new window, PDF 23KB)

Appendix 1 (new window, PDF 83KB)

Appendix 2 (new window, PDF 2686KB)

Appendix 3 (new window, PDF 1284KB)

3 Integrated Consultation and Corporate Planning Timetable (new window, PDF 17KB)

Appendix 1 (new window, PDF 34KB)

Part 2 - Business to be discussed in private



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