Council Meetings Information

 

Terms of reference

  • to set the Council's revenue and capital budgets
  • to set the Council Tax
  • to elect Provost and Depute Provost
  • to approve the Council's decision-making process and Departmental structures
  • to appoint Elected Members to serve on the Cabinet, the Governance and Scrutiny Committee, other Committees, Sub-Committees and Panels
  • to appoint Elected Members to outside Agencies
  • to determine and keep under review a Scheme of Members' Allowances
  • to prepare and keep under review a Scheme of Delegation and Administration, Standing Orders for the Regulation of Proceedings and Business, Financial Standing Orders for Contracts and Financial Regulations
  • hold Cabinet to account with reports from Governance & Scrutiny Committee and through Members' questions at Council meetings
  • consider motions for debate on general issues
  • matters which cannot by law be delegated
  • determination of planning applications for
    • national developments designated as such in the National Planning Framework under Section 3A(4)(b) of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997, as amended
    • major developments defined within the Town and Country Planning (Hierarchy of Developments) (Scotland) regulations 2009 that are significantly contrary to the Local Development Plan
    • an application recommended for refusal by the Planning Committee where refusal is on the basis of the principle of the development and where the principle is in accordance with the Local Development Plan, or the emerging Local Development Plan where that emerging Local Development Plan can be viewed as a material consideration
  • to receive in respect of East Ayrshire Council and NHS Ayrshire and Arran Integration Services
    • delivery/business plans
    • annual update report
  • to receive in respect of East Ayrshire Leisure Trust
    • delivery/business plan
    • annual performance report
  • to receive in respect of East Ayrshire Community Planning and Single Outcome Agreement
    • annual performance report
  • to receive in respect of Ayrshire Shared Service arrangements
    • Ayrshire Roads Alliance
      • delivery/business plans
      • annual performance report
    • Tourism
      • delivery/business plans
      • annual performance report

Police and Fire and Rescue Matters

Strategic Plans

  • to receive from Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Services copies of their respective draft strategic plans or any subsequent replacement strategic plans following review
  • to make any comments on the respective draft Strategic Plans within the specified timescales

Local Police and Local Fire and Rescue Plans and Priorities and Objectives

  • to engage respectively with the Local Commander (Police) and the Local Senior Officer (Fire and Rescue) in setting priorities and objectives for (i) the policing of East Ayrshire;  and (ii) the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service in connection with the carrying out of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Services' functions in East Ayrshire
  • to consider and approve Local Police and Local Fire and Rescue Plans (including reviews and modifications)

Local Plans over a three year period will:

  • set out main priorities and objectives for the services within East Ayrshire
  • explain the reasons for selecting each of those priorities and objectives
  • identify how proposed arrangements for services will deliver priorities and objectives
  • where reasonably practicable, identify outcomes by reference to which the achievement of those priorities and objectives may be measured
  • describe how these priorities, objectives and arrangements are expected to contribute to the delivery of any other relevant local outcomes which are identified by Community Planning
  • include any such information connected with the provision of services within East Ayrshire which respectively the Local Commander (Police) and Local Senior Officer (Fire and Rescue) consider relevant

In terms of the Local Police Plan:

  • the Council may specify policing measures that it wishes the Local Commander to include

 

 

Contact Information

Democratic Services Admin
Telephone: 01563 576137
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