Agenda and minutes

Council - Tuesday, 24th May, 2022 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.

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minute Silence in Remembrance of Mary Matthews

Minutes:

A minutes silence was held in memory of Mary Matthews, the late wife of Cllr. Trevor Matthews who had sadly passed away.

2.

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.

3.

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To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 5 April 2022 (enclosed).

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 5 April 2022 as circulated, were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

 

 

4.

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

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Cllr. Alex DeWinter arrived at the meeting during consideration of this item.

 

Considered – Report of the Senior Democratic Services & Scrutiny Officer.

 

Cllr. Sam Maxwell proposed that the report as presented, be divided into 2 recommendations to enable further discussion on the Constitutional amendment to Part 3 - Planning Committee - Amendment to the Planning Application Call-in Procedure. This was seconded by Cllr. Nick Brown.

 

Cllr. Sam Maxwell’s amendment, having been put to the vote was lost. Members then returned to vote on the recommendation as published in the report.

 

 

5.

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Senior Democratic Services & Scrutiny Officer.

 

 

6.

Introduction from the Youth Council

To receive an update from Youth Council members.

Minutes:

The Chairman, Cllr. Phil Moitt welcomed Youth Council members to the meeting.

 

Cllr. Sharon Coe, Health, Wellbeing, Community Engagement & Business Support Portfolio Holder introduced the Youth Council.

 

The following points were raised by the Youth Council:

 

·         Invitation to all Members to the Youth Conference on 29 June – ‘Meet the Councillor’ and debate on votes for young people aged 16 years.

·         Key priorities are: Green agenda, support from the Police for young people and how to stay safe, mental health

·         Creating more video/digital content

 

The Leader, Cllr. Terry Richardson thanked Youth Council members for attending the meeting, inviting Councillors to the Youth Conference and for taking part in the Youth Council.

7.

Public Speaking Protocol

Requests received by the Protocol deadline to be reported by the Monitoring Officer 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.

8.

Questions from Members

Any Members wishing to submit questions must do so to the Monitoring Officer no later than 5 working days before the meeting.

 

The Monitoring Officer will report if any questions have been submitted.

Minutes:

No questions were received.

9.

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

 

10.

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

Cllr. Mat Mortel left the meeting during consideration of this item and did not return.

11.

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Monitoring Officer announced that the report had been withdrawn from this meeting.

 

The Council had received some further technical planning information which Officers need some additional time to digest and understand. On that basis it was felt that it would be best to defer this report to a future meeting, to avoid having to potentially revisit the matter again.

 

 

12.

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To consider the report of the Chief Executive (enclosed).

 

Minutes:

The Monitoring Officer withdrew from the meeting to allow the report to be considered.

 

Considered – Report of the Chief Executive, presented by Cllr. Terry Richardson, Leader of the Council.