Agenda and minutes

Council - Tuesday, 15th June, 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.

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No. Item


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).


Cllr. Mike Shirley


Agenda Item 11 – Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan – Making the Plan.

Nature of Interest


Non - Pecuniary

Extent of Interest


Member of the Working Board that produced the Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meetings held on 25 May 2021 (enclosed).

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The minutes of the meeting held on 25 May 2021, as circulated , were approved as a correct record.


Chairman's Announcements


The Chairman announced that he will be hosting his Chairman’s at Home on 17th September 2021 and kindly asked Members to pencil the date in their diaries.


Leader's Statement

The Leader, Cllr Terry Richardson will provide an update at the meeting.


The Leader advised Members that the ongoing issue surrounding the funding of the Southern Section Relief Road in Melton is being discussed by district leaders and that six of those leaders have collectively sent a letter to Councillor Nicholas Rushton, Leader of Leicestershire County Council to share their concerns regarding this issue.


The Leader congratulated Cllr. Sharon Coe, Health, Wellbeing, Community Engagement & Business Support Portfolio Holder and all officers involved in the restoration and reopening of the ice house in Bouskell Park, Blaby.


The Leader highlighted the success of the recently opened Everards Brewery & Beer Hall which has created 120 jobs in the district as well as encouraging tourism into the area.


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).



No requests were received.


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.


No questions were raised.


Additions to the 2021/22 Capital Programme pdf icon PDF 245 KB

To consider the report of the Strategic Finance Manager (enclosed).


Considered – Report of the Strategic Finance Manager, presented by Cllr. Maggie Wright, Finance, People & Performance Portfolio Holder , Deputy Leader.


Cllr. Mat Mortel arrived at the meeting during the consideration of this report.


On behalf of the Liberal Democrat Group, Cllr. Paul Hartshorn asked that it be noted that the Group would support the recommendations , however opposed section 4.1 of the report which related to The Grange, Narborough (to be known as The Old Bank Apartments), due to the costs involved in the development to date.


Asset Disposals/Developments - Creation of Affordable Housing Opportunities pdf icon PDF 251 KB

To consider the report of the Neighbourhood Services & Assets Group Manager (enclosed).





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Members had been informed earlier that this report had been withdrawn.


Air Quality - Annual Status Report 2021 pdf icon PDF 256 KB

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

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Considered – Report of the Environmental Services Manager, presented by Cllr. Les Phillimore - the Housing, Community & Environmental Services Portfolio Holder.


Cllr. Mat Mortel left the meeting and returned during consideration of this item.




Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan - Making the Plan pdf icon PDF 320 KB

To consider the report of the Development Strategy Manager (enclosed).

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Considered – Report of the Development Strategy Manager, presented by Cllr. Ben Taylor - Planning Delivery and Enforcement & Corporate Transformation Portfolio Holder.