Tomorrow sees a full debate in Stoke on Trent City Council's chamber broadcast live over the web.
In this meeting I am hoping that Tunstall's trio of 3 councilors will stand up for the people where it counts - in the chamber and put forward a case each why Tunstall Baths should not be closed, and why the council should be supportive of us setting up a trust for the pool.
Budget Development 2011/12 – 2012/13 Final Proposals 2 February 2011 - must read page 12
Sports & Leisure Asset Rationalisation - Tunstall Pool closure: £82,000
1. Apologies for absence
2. To welcome visitors (if any)
3. To receive official announcements (if any)
4. To transact business of a non-contentious and/or urgent
nature specially brought forward by the Lord Mayor or
5. Declarations of Interest
Members to give notice of any personal or prejudicial interest and the nature of that interest relating to any item on the agenda in accordance with the adopted Code of Conduct.
6. Budget and Council Tax Setting 2011/12 (PAGES 1 - 102)
7. To consider the following Notice of Motion, moved by Councillor Clarke and seconded by Councillor Bowers ‘The City Council notes that the current scheme for Councillor allowances includes an automatic increase from the annual meeting in May 2011. In view of the current financial climate and the severe budget constraints being faced, this City Council supports the need for Elected Members to show restraint and set an example as leading members of our local communities by freezing the automatic increase in Councillors allowances for one