Agenda

Venue: Meeting to be held pursuant to Statutory Instrument 2020/392. Meeting Live Stream will be available at https://www.tendringdc.gov.uk/livemeetings

Contact: Ian Ford Email:  democraticservices@tendringdc.gov.uk or Telephone  01255 686584

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

The Council is asked to note any apologies for absence received from Members.

 

2.

Minutes of the Last Meeting of the Council pdf icon PDF 248 KB

The Council is asked to approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the ordinary meeting of the Council held on 15 September 2020.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Personal Interest, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.

 

4.

Announcements by the Chairman of the Council

The Council is asked to note any announcements made by the Chairman of the Council.

5.

Announcements by the Chief Executive

The Council is asked to note any announcements made by the Chief Executive.

 

6.

Statements by the Leader of the Council

The Council is asked to note any statements made by the Leader of the Council. 

Councillors may then ask questions of the Leader on his statements.

 

7.

Statements by Members of the Cabinet

The Council is asked to note any statements made by Members of the Cabinet (Portfolio Holders).

Councillors may then ask questions of the Portfolio Holders on their statements.

 

8.

Petitions to Council

The Council will consider any petition(s) received in accordance with the Scheme approved by the Council.

 

No petitions have been received on this occasion.

9.

Questions Pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 10.1

Subject to the required notice being given, members of the public can ask questions of the Leader of the Council, Portfolio Holders or Chairmen of Committees.

 

The Chairman shall determine the number of questions to be tabled at a particular meeting in order to limit the time for questions and answers to 21 minutes.

 

No such Questions were submitted on this occasion.

 

10.

Report of the Leader of the Council - A.1 - Urgent Cabinet or Portfolio Holder Decisions pdf icon PDF 162 KB

To notify Members of recent Executive Decision(s) taken in the circumstances set out in the Council’s Constitution in:-

 

(a)   Rule 15 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules (Special Urgency); and/or

 

(b)   Rule 18(i) of the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules (Call-in and Urgency); and/or

 

(c)    Rule 6(b) of the Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules.

11.

Minutes of Committees pdf icon PDF 97 KB

The Council will receive the minutes of the following Committees:

 

(a)       Resources and Services Overview & Scrutiny of Thursday 3 September 2020;

 

(b)       Resources and Services Overview & Scrutiny of Monday 21 September 2020;

 

(c)       Community Leadership Overview & Scrutiny of Monday 28 September 2020;

 

(d)       Planning Policy & Local Plan of Wednesday 30 September 2020;

 

(e)       Audit of Thursday 1 October 2020;

 

(f)        Planning Policy & Local Plan of Wednesday 14 October 2020; and

 

(g)       Human Resources & Council Tax of Wednesday 21 October 2020.

 

NOTE: The above minutes are presented to Council for information only.  Members can ask questions on their contents to the relevant Chairman but questions as to the accuracy of the minutes must be asked at the meeting of the Committee when the relevant minutes are approved as a correct record.

 

 

Additional documents:

12.

Motion to Council pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 12 - "Development Sites for Council Housing" pdf icon PDF 110 KB

In accordance with the provisions of Council Procedure Rule 12, the Council will consider a Motion to Council submitted by Councillor Gina Placey.

13.

Recommendations from the Cabinet - Approval of Climate Change Action Plan pdf icon PDF 93 KB

Council’s approval is sought in respect of the Climate Change Action Plan.

 

NOTE: Cabinet considered this matter at its meeting held on 13 November 2020. The relevant Cabinet Report and Minute and the Cabinet’s recommendations to Council are contained within the Council Book.

Additional documents:

14.

Recommendations from the Cabinet - The Local Council Tax Support Scheme 2021/2022 - Council Tax Exemptions/Discounts for 2021/2022 and the Annual Minimum Revenue Provision Policy Statement 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 148 KB

The Council is asked to consider the recommendations submitted to it by the Cabinet in respect of the Local Council Tax Support Scheme 2021/2022, Council Tax Exemptions for 2021/2022 and the Annual Minimum Revenue Provision Policy Statement 2021/2022.

 

NOTE: Cabinet considered this matter at its meeting held on 13 November 2020. The relevant Cabinet Report and Minute and the Cabinet’s recommendations to Council are contained within the Council Book.

Additional documents:

15.

Reports Submitted to the Council by an Overview and Scrutiny Committee - A.2 - Mitigation Measures for Impact of Public Firework Displays on Animals and Vulnerable People pdf icon PDF 193 KB

The Council is asked to consider a report on the above submitted to it by the Community Leadership Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Additional documents:

16.

Report of the Chief Executive - A.3 - Former Councillor Overton - Disqualification from Office of Councillor pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To inform Council of the disqualification of Nicola Overton from the office of Tendring District Councillor.

17.

Report of the Chief Executive - A.4 - Change in Membership and Leadership of Political Groups pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To inform Council of changes in the membership and leadership of the political groups on the Council.

18.

Report of the Chief Executive - A.5 - Membership of Committees pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To inform Council of changes in the membership of the Council’s standing Committees.

19.

Questions Pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 11.2

Subject to the required notice being given, Members of the Council can ask questions of the Chairman of the Council, the Leader of the Council, Portfolio Holders or Chairmen of Committees.

 

The time allocated for receiving and disposing of questions shall be a maximum of 30 minutes. Any question not disposed of at the end of this time shall be the subject of a written response, copied to all Members the following working day unless withdrawn by the questioner.

 

No such Questions have been submitted for this meeting.

 

20.

Urgent Matters for Debate

The Council will consider any urgent matters submitted in accordance with Council Procedure Rules 3(xv), 11.3(b) and/or 13(p).

 

21.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The Council is asked to consider passing the following resolution:

                       

“That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item 22 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 2 and 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A, as amended, of the Act.”

22.

Exempt Minutes of Committees

The Council will receive the exempt minute of the Human Resources and Council Tax Committee of Wednesday 21 October 2020.

 

NOTE:The above exempt minute is presented to Council for information only.  Members can ask questions on its contents to the Chairman of the Committee but questions as to the accuracy of the minute must be asked at the meeting of the Committee when the minute is approved as a correct record.