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Meeting Details

Full Authority
15 Oct 2019 - 12:00 to 13:33
  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Visitors
  • Declarations of Interests



Agenda Items
1 Apologies for Absence
To receive any apologies for absence.
2 Declarations of Interest (if any)
This item allows the Chairman to invite any Councillor to declare an interest in any of the items on this Agenda.
3 Chairman’s Announcements
To update Members on recent activities.
4 Public Participation
To allow a Member of the public to present a petition, ask a question or make a statement relating to any topic concerning the duties and powers of the Authority.

Members of the public wishing to take part should notify the Head of Legal Services in writing or by email indicating both the nature and content of their proposed participation to be received no later than 2 clear working days before the meeting (in this case 10 October 2019). Further details about public participation are available on the website. Enquiries can also be made through the telephone numbers/email listed below.
To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 12 June 2019.
To provide an early update on the Medium Term Financial Plan and the financial context in which any decisions on Day Crewing Plus should be considered.

To approve the adoption of a formal Fire Alliance Agreement and to update Members on progress in preparing priority projects developed by the Strategic Fire Alliance between Hereford & Worcester and Shropshire & Wrekin Fire and Rescue Services.

To update Members on the recent progress that has been made in respect to employee relations issues currently faced by the Service.

To agree and mandate the implementation of appropriate duty system(s) for the three fire appliances currently operating the Day Crewing Plus (DCP) system at Hereford, Worcester and Bromsgrove Fire Stations, in light of the recent legal challenge brought against South Yorkshire Fire Authority (linked to the Working Time Regulations (WTR)) by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) and the limitations of the Service’s medium and longer-term financial position.

To receive the minutes of the Policy and Resources Committee meetings held on 1 May 2019 and 19 September 2019.
To receive the minutes of the Audit and Standards Committee meeting held on 30 July 2019.
Business Rate Pooling 2020/21

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


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