Contact: Katie Nellist 

No. Item




Minutes pdf icon PDF 230 KB

To approve, and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Fire Authority held on 6 December 2023 (item 2)


Matters Arising from the Previous Meetings

The Chairman to invite officers to provide verbal updates on any actions noted in the Minutes from the previous meeting.


Disclosure of Interests

Members to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests they may have in any matter being considered which are not entered onto the Authority’s Register, and officers to disclose any interests they may have in any contract to be considered.


Chairman's Announcements

To receive the Chairman’s announcements (if any).



To receive petitions under Standing Order SOA6.



To receive questions in accordance with Standing Order SOA7.


Recommendations from Committees:

Executive Committee – 8 February 2024


The recommendations below are recommendations from officers to the Executive Committee. Revisions by the Executive Committee, if any, will follow.


The Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) 2024/25 - 2028/29 pdf icon PDF 216 KB

“It is recommended that:


(a) the report and Statement of the Chief Finance Officer (see Section 8 of Annex A) be noted.


(b) a Council Tax precent of £79.46 for a band D equivalent property (equal to an increase of approximately 4p per week) and the revenue budget as set out in Appendix 1 be approved.


(c) the capital programme as set out in Appendix 2 be approved.”


The Prudential Code, Prudential Indicators and Minimum Revenue Provision (MRP) pdf icon PDF 87 KB

“That the Authority be recommended to approve:


1.                  The prudential Indicators for 2024/25


2.                  The Minimum Revenue Provision policy statement”.

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His Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) - Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service )BFRS) 2023 Update pdf icon PDF 128 KB

“That the Authority note the BFRS HMICFRS 2023 Update.”

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Performance Management - Q2 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 106 KB

“it is recommended that the Performance Management – Q2 2023/24 be noted.”

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Treasury Management Strategy 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To consider item 9

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Pay Policy Principles and Statement 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To consider item 10

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Members' Allowances pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To consider item 11

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Automatic Fire Alarm (AFA) Mobilising Policy Review pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To consider item 12


Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider excluding the public and press representatives from the meeting by virtue of Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as the report contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of a person (including the Authority); and on these grounds it is considered the need to keep information exempt outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.


Industrial Action Planning

To consider item 14


Date of Next Meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Fire Authority will be held on Wednesday 12 June (Annual Meeting) 2024 at 11 am at Milton Keynes City Council, 1.02 Suite, 1 Saxon Gate East, Milton Keynes, MK9 3EJ.