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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 12 December 2016 at 10.00am.

Audio​

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 of the Fire Authority Meeting held on 19 September 2016.

  5. To confirm and sign as a true record the minutes of the of the Extraordinary General Meeting held on 29 September 2016.

  6. To receive and approve the Joint Report of the Chief Fire Officer and the Director of Resources on the Budget Requirement for the Financial Year 2017/18.

  7. To receive and approve the Draft Annual Report of the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales 2017/18.

  8. To receive and note the Standards Committee Annual Report 2015/16.

  9. To receive and note a report regarding the Welsh Government Consultation on flooding.

  10. To receive and note a report on the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme 2015 – Discretions Policy.

  11. To receive and approve a report on the Appointment of Service Chaplain to the Swansea area.​

  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).

    Paragraph18: information relating to any action taken to be taken in connection with the prevention, investigation or prosecution of crime.

  13. To receive and note a report on the reduction in Incident Response Unit Provision across Wales.

  14. To receive and approve a report on the Re-Employment of Retired Firefighters.

  15. 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 an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Fire Authority to be held in the Caer Suite, Fire Service Headquarters, Carmarthen, on Thursday, 29 September at 10:00am.

Meeting Audio​​​

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 approve a report on an amendment to the Constitution.

  5. To receive and approve a report on the Corporate Governance Assurance Statement – Assurance Statement.

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

  7. To receive an update from the Wales Audit Office on the Audit of Financial Statements 2015/16.​

  8. To receive a verbal update from the Chief Fire Officer on the statutory duty for flooding. 

  9. 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 September 2016 at 10.00am.

Meeting Audio​​​​

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 11 February 2016.​

  5. To confirm and sign as a true record the minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Fire Authority held on 08 June 2016.

  6. To receive and note the Local Pension Board Draft Annual Report 2015/16.

  7. To receive and approve a draft Procedure for Reporting Breaches of the Law.

  8. To receive and approve a draft Firefighter Pension Scheme Communications Policy Statement.

  9. To receive and approve a report on the Corporate Governance Assurance Statement – Assurance Statement.

  10. To receive a verbal update from the Wales Audit Office on the Audit of Financial Statements 2015/16.

  11. To receive and approve the Joint Report of The Chief Fire Officer and the Director of Resources on Budget Indications for the Financial Year 2017/18. 

  12. To receive and note a report on the Joint Public Service CentreProject (JPSCP).

  13. To receive and approve and the Annual Performance Assessment 2015/16.

  14. To receive and approve the Draft Corporate Plan for 2017-2022.

  15. To receive and approve a report on the Welsh Language Monitoring Report 2015/16. 

  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.

​​​​​​​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