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Fire Authority

Mid and West Wales Fire Authority comprises 25 councillors from the Constituent Authorities of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, City and County of Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire and Powys.

​Members are appointed by the Constituent Authorities from amongst their own membership having regard both to the relative num bers of electors in the individual constituent authorities' areas and also to the requirement of political proportionality across the combined area.

The Fire Authority's role is to deliver proactive and reactive fire and rescue services to the people of Mid and West Wales in an open, transparent and cost-effective way; acting in the best interests of Mid and West Wales and its citizens as a whole

 

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Fire Authority to be held in the Caer Suite, Fire Service Headquarters, Carmarthen on Monday 10 December 2018 at 10.00am

The following business is proposed to be transacted:

  1. ​Apologies for Absence.

  2. Declaration by Members of any Personal or Prejudicial Interests.

  3. Chair’s Announcements / Personal Matters.

  4. To receive and note the Standards Committee Annual Report 2017/18.

  5. To receive and approve the audit report on Financial Statements 2016/17.

  6. To receive and approve the Letters of Representation regarding the Financial Statements 2016/17.

  7. To receive and approve the Statement of Accounts 2016/17.

  8. To receive and approve the Code of Corporate Governance – Assurance Statement 2016/17.

  9. To receive and note the Budget Outturn for 2017/18.

  10. To receive and note the Presentation of Unaudited Statement of Accounts for 2017/18.

  11. To receive and approve the Joint Report of the Chief Fire Officer and the Chief Finance Officer on the Budget Requirement for the Financial Year 2019/20.

  12. To receive and approve the Draft Annual Report of the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales 2019/2020.

  13. To receive and approve the Local Government Pension Scheme Discretionary Policies.

  14. To receive and consider the Welsh Government’s White Paper Consultation ‘Reform of fire and rescue authorities in Wales’.

  15. To resolve, that pursuant to section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the reason, that if they were present, it is likely that there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within the description of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, namely:

    1. ​Paragraph 12: Information relating to a particular individual

    2. Paragraph 14: information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the Authority holding that information).

  16. To confirm and sign as a true record the minutes of the of the Fire Authority Meeting held on 17 September 2018 (note: redacted version published on the website).

  17. To receive and approve a report on the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme 1992 – Retrospective Treatment of Temporary Promotion.

  18. Any other items of business that by reason of special circumstances, the Chair decides should be considered as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section 100(B)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Fire Authority to be held in the Caer Suite, Fire Service Headquarters, Carmarthen on Monday 17 September 2018 at 10.00am.

The following business is proposed to be transacted: 

1. Apologies for Absence 

2. Declaration by Members of any Personal or Prejudicial Interests

3. Chair’s Announcements / Personal Matters

4. To confirm and sign as a true record the minutes of the Fire Authority meeting held on 19 March 2018

5. To confirm and sign as a true record the minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Fire Authority held on 6 June 2018

6. To confirm and sign as a true record the minutes of the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Fire Authority held on 6 June 2018

7. To receive and note the Local Pension Board Annual Report 2017/18

8. To receive and note a report on the Unaudited Statement of Accounts 2016/17

9. To receive and approve the Joint Report of The Chief Fire Officer and the Chief Finance Officer on Budget Indications for the Financial Year 2019/20 

10. To receive and approve and the Annual Performance Assessment 2017/18

11. To receive and approve the Draft Corporate Plan 2019-2024 for consultation​

12. To resolve, that pursuant to section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the reason, that if they were present, it is likely that there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within the description of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, namely:

Paragraph 12: Information relating to a particular individual

Paragraph 14: information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the Authority holding that information)

13. To receive and note the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services’ Letter: Fire Authority Reform

14. To receive and note a report regarding the Deputy Chief Fire Officer – Interim Arrangements

15. To receive and note a report on the Re-Employment of Retired Firefighters 

16. Any other items of business that by reason of special circumstances, the Chair decides should be considered as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section 100(B)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972

17. To receive and note a report on the 2017 Wales Audit Plan Addendum​​

You are hereby summoned to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Fire Authority to be held in the Caer Suite, Fire Service Headquarters, Carmarthen on Wednesday 06 June 2018 at 10.00am

The following business is proposed to be transacted:

Audio​

  1. ​Apologies for Absence

  2. Declaration by Members of any Personal or Prejudicial Interests

  3. Personal Matters / Announcements

  4. Election of Chair of the Authority for the municipal year 2018/19

  5. Election of Deputy Chair of the Authority for the municipal year 2018/19

  6. To approve the composition of the Authority’s Committees and other bodies, and toappoint Members to serve upon them

  7. To approve attendance and representation at the Authority’s standing conferences,and other events

  8. To confirm appointments of Members on outside bodies

  9. To approve​ the Authority’s Diary of Meetings for 2018/19​

  10. Any other items of business that by reason of special circumstance, the Chair decides should be considered as a matter of urgency, pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

You are hereby summoned to attend an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Fire Authority to be held in the Caer Suite, Fire Service Headquarters, Carmarthen, on 
Wednesday 6 June 2018 at 11:00 (or at the conclusion of the special meeting of the Resource Management Committee if that is later)

The following business is proposed to be transacted:

Audio​

  1. ​Apologies for Absence

  2. Declaration by Members of any Personal or Prejudicial Interests

  3. Chair’s Announcements / Personal Matters

  4. To receive and approve a report on the Audit of Financial Statements 2015/16

  5. To receive and approve the Letters of Representation regarding the Statement of Accounts for the Financial Year Ended 31 March 2015

  6. To receive and approve the Statement of Accounts for the Year Ended 31 March 2016

  7. To receive and approve report on the detailed revenue budget for 2018/19

  8. To receive and approve the Member Development Strategy 2018-2023 and Member Development Programme 2018/19

  9. To receive and approve a report on the Pensions Tax and Scheme Pays​

  10. To resolve, that pursuant to section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the reason, that if they were present, it is likely that there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within the description of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, namely

    1. ​Paragraph 12: Information relating to a particular individual

    2. Paragraph 14: information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the Authority holding that information).

  11. ​To receive and approve a report on the Local Pension Board - Extension of Appointment of Independent Chair

  12. Any other items of business that by reason of special circumstances, the Chair decides should be considered as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section 100B (4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

​You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Fire Authority to be held in the Caer Suite, Fire Service Headquarters, Carmarthen on Monday 19 March 2018 at 10.00am

The following business is proposed to be transacted: 

1. Apologies for Absence 

2. Declaration by Members of any Personal or Prejudicial Interests

3. Chair’s Announcements / Personal Matters

4. To confirm and sign as a true record the minutes of the Fire Authority Meeting held on 5 February 2018

5. To receive and approve a report on the Pay Policy Statement 2018/19

6. To receive and note the Annual Report of the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales 2018/19.

7. To receive and approve the Public Service Board Draft Local Well-being Plan for Powys

8. To receive and approve the Public Service Board Draft Local Well-being Plan for Ceredigion

9. To receive and approve the Public Service Board Draft Local Well-being Plan for Pembrokeshire

10. To receive and approve the Public Service Board Draft Local Well-being Plan for Carmarthenshire

11. To receive and approve the Public Service Board Draft Local Well-being Plan for Neath Port Talbot

12. To receive and approve the Public Service Board Draft Local Well-being Plan for Swansea​

13. Any other items of business that by reason of special circumstances, the Chair decides should be considered as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section 100(B)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

​​​​​​​This page contains links to the Agendas and Minutes of the Fire Authority meetings from prevous years:

2014

15 December 2014 - Agenda​

29 September 2014 - Agenda

4 June 2014 - AGM Agenda

24 March 2014 - Agenda​​

10 February 2014 - Agenda

2013

16th December 2013 - Agenda​

9th December 2013 - Agenda

23 September 2013 - Agenda​

24 May 2013 - Agenda

16 April 2013 - AGM Agenda

11 February 2013 Agenda and Minutes​

Fire Authority Meeting Audio​​

2012

17 December 2012 Agenda and Minutes​

Fire Authority Meeting Audio

17 September Agenda and Minutes​ 

Fire Authority Meeting Audio​

25 June Agenda and Minutes​
Fire Authority Meeting Audio

6 June Agenda and Minutes
Fire Authority Meeting Audio

16 April Agenda and Minutes​
Fire Authority Meeting Audio

 
06 February Agenda and Minutes
Fire Authority Meeting Audio

 

2011

 
 

24 October Agenda and Minutes

 
 
 

 

01 June (AGM) Agenda and Minutes


09 May Agenda and Minutes
Fire Authority Meeting Audio

  
 
 

2010

 
 
  

25 October Agenda and Minutes

 
 
 

02 June Agenda and Minutes

 
 
 

08 February Agenda and Minutes

 
 

2009

 

26 October Agenda and Minutes

 
 
 

27 July Agenda and Minutes

 

29 June Agenda and Minutes

 
 
 

11 May Agenda and Minutes

 

02 February Agenda and Minutes

 

 

2008

 
 
 

27 October Agenda and Minutes

 
 
 
 
 

30 June Agenda and Minutes 

  

11 June Agenda and Minutes

 
  

04 February Agenda and Minutes

 
  

2007

 
  

10 December Agenda and Minutes​

  

29 October Agenda and Minutes

 
 

24 September Agenda and Minutes 

 

25 June Agenda and Minutes 

 

06 June Agenda and Minutes

 

21 May Agenda and Minutes

 

12 March (Special Meeting) Agenda and Minutes

 

05 February Agenda and Minutes