The Council reserves the following
The setting of council tax in accordance with s93(1)
of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 or the setting of a
reduced amount of council tax under s94 of that Act or paragraph 3
of Schedule 7 to that Act.
The setting of a balanced budget annually, including
the setting of fees and charges, including the approval of
commissioning intentions and service standards
The approval of the capital programme.
The borrowing of money as provided for in section
56(6)(d) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.
The approval of any annual investment strategy or
annual investment report required by any consent issued by Scottish
Ministers under s40 of the Local Government in Scotland Act
The approval of the Council’s Treasury
Management Policy and Strategy.
The appointment of committees, including external
members, and the number and allocation of committee places, the
appointment and removal from office of the Lord Provost, Depute
Provost, Leader or Co Leaders and/ or Depute Leader, Business
Manager and Depute Business Manager, a convener for each committee
and a vice convener as appropriate and the approval of senior
The election of members to the Licensing
The review of polling districts and polling
The administration of trusts in respect of which the
Council is sole trustee or the only trustees are elected members
and/or officers of the Council, such administration to include the
exercise of all trustee powers in terms of legislation, common law
and trust deeds.
The approval of the Local Development
The approval of an Administration’s political
The consideration of the Council’s Delivery
The consideration of its annual report of
its effectiveness and each committee’s annual report of its
The consideration, where required, of reports by
both the Standards Commission for Scotland and the Financial
Conduct Authority, and the overseeing of members’ standards
The establishment of the Appointment Panel in
accordance with the Standing Orders for Council, Committees and Sub
The approval of the Council’s Scheme of
The approval of the Council/Committee
The approval of the Scheme of Establishment for
The establishment of Working Groups.
To consider any matter which the Council has
previously considered and agreed to receive a further