Agenda and minutes

Council - Tuesday, 19th January, 2021 5.30 p.m.

The Agenda for this meeting will be published 5 clear working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. The Minutes and Decisions for this meeting will normally be published within 9 working days following the date of the meeting.

Note: this does not apply to Scrutiny Working Groups or Scrutiny Commissioners meetings, please contact the relevant Scrutiny Officer for more information on the work programme for these Groups.

Venue: via Zoom

Contact: Sandeep Tiensa  0116 272 7640

Items
No. Item

153.

Disclosures of Interests from Members

To receive disclosures of interests from Members (i.e. the existence and the nature of those interests in respect of items on this agenda).

Minutes:

No disclosures were received.

154.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 8 December 2020 (enclosed).

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 8th December 2020, as circulated, were approved as a correct record.

155.

Chairman's Announcements

Minutes:

The Chairman made announcements in respect of the following:

 

-       Thanks were expressed to officers for supporting small businesses.

-       The Chairman expressed importance to follow guidance to Stay Home, Save Lives and Protect the NHS.

 

156.

Leader's Statement pdf icon PDF 619 KB

(to follow)

Minutes:

Cllr. Terry Richardson, Leader of the Council, presented his Statement in respect of the following:

 

·         Community Hub

·         Befriending Service

·         Love Blaby Lottery Helping Community Groups

·         Web Accessibility

·         Waterways Improvements In the District

·         Test and Trace Support Payment

·         Supporting Local Businesses

·         COVID Winter Support Grant Scheme

·         Leisure Centre Update

 

Cllr. Alex DeWinter entered the meeting during this item.

 

 

157.

Constitutional Amendments pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To consider the report of the Senior Democratic Services Officer (enclosed). 

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered - Report of the Senior Democratic Services Officer.

 

158.

Local Government Boundary Commission

Members will receive a presentation from the Local Government Boundary Commission. 

Minutes:

The Chief Executive welcomed Richard Otterway, Peter Maddison and Paul Kingsley from the Local Government Boundary Commission to the meeting.

 

The Chairman thanked the Local Government Boundary Commission for their presentation and attending the meeting.

 

Cllr. Roy Denney entered the meeting during this item.

159.

Public Speaking Protocol

Requests received by the Protocol deadline to be reported by the Corporate  Services Group Manager with details of the Agenda Item to which they relate. (Such persons entitled to use the Protocol attend for the purpose of making representations, answering questions or giving evidence relating to the business of the meeting and the time allocated to each person is a maximum of three minutes unless extended at the discretion of the Chairman).

 

Minutes:

No requests were received.

160.

Questions from Members

Any Members wishing to submit questions must do so to the Corporate Services Group Manager no later than 5 working days before the meeting.

 

The Corporate Services Group Manager will report if any questions have been submitted.

Minutes:

No questions were received.

161.

The Blaby District Plan 2021 - 2024 pdf icon PDF 217 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Executive (enclosed)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered - report of the Chief Executive, presented by Cllr. Terry Richardson, Leader of the Council.

 

162.

New Local Plan Options Consultation pdf icon PDF 405 KB

To consider the report of the Planning and Economic Development Group Manager (enclosed)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered - report of the Planning & Economic Development Group Manager, presented by Cllr. Ben Taylor, Planning, Housing Strategy, Economic Development Portfolio Holder.

 

163.

Member Development Strategy 2021 - 2023 pdf icon PDF 321 KB

To consider the report of the Member Development Steering Group (enclosed).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered – the report of the Senior Democratic Service’s Officer, presented by Cllr. David Findlay, Chairman of the Member Development Steering Group.