Agenda and minutes

Extraordinary Council, Council - Tuesday, 27th October, 2020 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.

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Venue: via Zoom

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Items
No. Item

96.

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.

97.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 396 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 22 September 2020 (enclosed).

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 22 September 2020, as circulated, were approved and signed as a correct record.

98.

Chairman's Announcements

Minutes:

The Chairman made announcements in respect of the following:

 

·       Thoughts go out to our residents and their relatives during this period of higher outbreaks in Covid cases. We must follow the Government’s advice of ‘Hands; Face and Space’.

·       Fortunately we are in the lower tier of the traffic light system. The Council continues to work with colleagues from Public Health and our Environmental Teams are busy continually monitoring and advising our business community.

·       Our Community Groups are doing a fantastic job in volunteering to support our most vulnerable residents.

·       The Chairman thanked the Chief Executive, the Senior Leadership Team and Officers for continuing to provide key services while working from home.

 

99.

Leader's Statement pdf icon PDF 306 KB

Minutes:

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

respect of the following:

 

·         Leisure Centre Update

·         Launch of Mentoring Circles

·         Feedback from the Recent Short Staff Survey & Staff Wellbeing

·         Legal Services Update

·         Track and Trace Support Payment Scheme

·         Collective Energy Switch

·         Pilot E-Bike Scheme

·         Switch to Pure Green Energy Supplier

·         Huncote Leisure Centre

·         MP visit to Bouskell Park on Friday 2nd October

100.

Statement from Health and Wellbeing Portfolio Holder pdf icon PDF 90 KB

The Health Wellbeing and Regulatory Services Portfolio Holder (Cllr. Sharon Coe) will present this item.

Minutes:

Cllr. Sharon Coe, Health, Wellbeing and Regulatory Services Portfolio Holder, provided a position statement with regard to the Green Agenda.

101.

New Prison Development at Glen Parva: Update on Early Work

Members will receive a presentation from the Strategic Director and Ms Raj Singh (Principal Project Sponsor – MoJ Custodial Estate)

Minutes:

Members received a presentation from the Strategic Director and Ms Raj Singh (Principal Project Sponsor – MoJ Custodial Estate).

102.

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.

103.

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.

104.

Planning for the Future White Paper pdf icon PDF 198 KB

To consider the report of the Planning & 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 and Economic Development Portfolio Holder.

105.

On-Street Residential Charge Point Scheme (ORCS) pdf icon PDF 179 KB

To consider the report of the Environmental Services Manager (enclosed).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Environmental Services Manager, presented by Cllr. Sharon Coe, Health, Wellbeing & Regulatory Services Portfolio Holder.

106.

Exempt Paragraph

To consider passing the following resolution:

 

“That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item on the grounds that the item involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the said Act.

 

Exemption Category: 3

 

Reason for Exemption:. The report contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

Public Interest Test: The public interest test has been considered and, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption is considered to outweigh the public interest in disclosing the information.”

 

Minutes:

Considered – A proposed resolution to exclude members of the public from the following item.

 

107.

Review of Leisure Centre re-opening performance and consideration of support measures November 2020 to March 2021

To consider the report of the Strategic Director (enclosed).

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Strategic Director, presented by Cllr. Terry Richardson, Leader of the Council.