Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

The Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.

2.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee, held on 3 December 2018.

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.

Free Swimming Lessons for Children

Clare Kershaw (Director of Education) and Dawn Emberson (Relationship Manager), from Essex County Council, will be in attendance to enable members of the committee to discuss how all schools can meet their statutory duty and move towards 100 per-cent of the districts children learning to swim before they leave primary school education.

The motion was considered at the meeting of the Council held on 27 November 2018, where it was agreed:-

 “That this Council takes the following steps in order to see that every child in the District of Tendring can be taught to swim, before they leave primary school education;

(a)  The Community Leadership Overview and Scrutiny Committee invite the director for Education from Essex County Council to attend a future meeting of that Committee in order to discuss how all schools can meet their statutory duty and move towards 100 per-cent of the Districts children learning to swim before they leave primary school education; and

(b)  That Officers continue to work with partners to develop a cohesive plan to further improve safety measures across the Districts coastline and report back with findings and any recommendations to Cabinet in February 2019, for implementation prior to the 2019 season.

5.

Report of Head of Leadership Support and Community - A.1. Essex Future Library Services Strategy 2019 - 2024 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To enable Members of the Committee to determine comments they would like to submit to the Essex County Council consultation on the future of library services.

Additional documents:

6.

Reference Report from Council - A.2. Clacton Town Council pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To report to the Committee a motion submitted by Councillor Newton to the meeting of the Council held on 27 November 2018, relating to a proposed Community Governance Review with a view to creating a Clacton Town Council and which was referred to the Community Leadership Committee by the Chairman of the Council for consideration and report in accordance with the provision of Council Procedure Rule 12.4.

7.

Consideration of Items for March Meeting

To agree the speakers / topics to be considered at the meeting on 4 March 2019.