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25 June 2015

Meeting of the Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Authority

The agenda items are set out in the lists below. All supporting documents for the agenda items are included in the following document.


  1. To appoint the Chair of Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Authority for the 2015/16 year
  2. To appoint the Vice Chair of Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Authority for the 2015/16 year
  3. To confirm the Leader of the Minority Group
  4. Public Question Time
  5. Apologies
  6. Declarations of Interest
  7. To confirm the Minutes of Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Authority Meeting held on 26 March 2015
  8. To confirm the Minutes of the Governance & Performance Meeting held on 1 June 2015
  9. To confirm the Minutes of the Inclusion & Equality Forum held on 5 May 2015
  10. To confirm the Minutes of the Standards Committee Meeting held on 10 April 2015
  11. Membership of the Local Government Association
  12. Appointments to Committees, Groups, Panels, Forums, the Local Pensions Board and the Fire Commission
  13. Draft Timetable of Meetings for 2015/16
  14. Committee Annual Work Programme 2015/16

Reports for Decision:

  1. Review of Middle Managers (Operational)
  2. Change in Duty System Trial at Swadlincote Fire Station (up to 31 May 2015)
  3. External Audit Plan 2014/15
  4. Internal Audit Plan 2015/16
  5. Annual Governance Statement 2014/15 and Proposed Process for Gathering Assurances for Future 

Annual Governance Statements

  1. Capital and Prudential Outturn 2014/15 and Revised Capital Programme 2015/16
  2. Revenue Budget Outturn 2014/15
  3. Review of Members’ Allowances
  4. Review of Members’ Development Needs 2015/16
  5. Procurement Strategy 2015/19

Please note reports for information will no longer be provided in hard copy format; these reports will only be contained in the electronic version emailed to Members. The Chair will continue to table these reports for discussion and offer the opportunity to raise questions; at this point the reports will also be displayed on the screen.

Reports for Information:

  1. Verbal Report from the Chief Executive
  2. Review of Effectiveness of Internal Audit 2014/15
  3. Proposed Increase of the Retained Duty System (RDS) Establishment and Other
    Financial Implications for the RDS Budget
  4. The Strategic Workforce Plan
  5. Pensions Board Update
  6. Annual Report of the Monitoring Officer 2014/15
  7. Public Appreciations and Comments 2014/15
  8. Balanced Scorecard 2014/15


The Authority is asked to consider in respect of the following items whether the public should
be excluded from the meeting to avoid disclosure of information that is exempt for the reasons
set out in the minutes and reports at items 33 to 36.

  1. To confirm the Exempt Minutes of the Fire & Rescue Authority Meeting held on 26 March 2015

Exempt Reports for Decision:

  1. Proposed Joint Procurement, Development and Operation of a Combined Fire Training Centre Building and Police Firing Range at Police HQ, Butterley

Exempt Reports for Information:

  1. Project Update Report for the Joint Police and Fire Headquarters
  2. Legal Update

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