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Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

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



Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 233 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee, held on 5 March 2024.


Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Other Registerable Interests of Non-Registerable Interests, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.



Questions on Notice pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 38

Subject to providing two working days' notice, a Member of the Committee may ask the Chairman of the Committee a question on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties which affect the Tendring District and which falls within the terms of reference of the Committee.


Portfolio Holder Introduction - Portfolio Holder for the Environment

The Resources and Services OSC recorded at its meeting on 21 June 2023 (minute 21 refers) that there was, in its view, value in inviting to each of its next several meetings, a different Portfolio Holder to address it on the focus for their Portfolio. For this meeting, Councillor Bush (Portfolio Holder for the Environment) has been invited to address the Committee in respect of his Portfolio. Previously, the Committee has been addressed by the Leader & Corporate Finance and Governance Portfolio Holder (Cllr M Stephenson), the Deputy Leader & Economic Growth, Regeneration and Tourism Portfolio Holder (Cllr I Henderson) and the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Planning (Councillor Baker). The purpose of the invitation is to enable the Portfolio Holder to provide a broad introduction to their Portfolio, including their current issues and challenges (as well as priorities for 2024/25).


Review of the Work Programme pdf icon PDF 32 KB

The report provides the Committee with an update on its approved Work Programme for 2023/24 (including progress with enquiries set out in its Work Programme), feedback to the Committee on the decisions in respect of previous recommendations from the Committee in respects of enquiries undertaken and a list of forthcoming decisions for which notice has been given since publication of the agenda for the Committee’s last meeting.


The report also provides an update of the current position on the development of the work programme for 2024/25. This Committee is specifically invited to determine a proposed Work Programme to be submitted to the meeting of Council on 6 August 2024 for approval.

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The Spendells Project - REPORT TO FOLLOW pdf icon PDF 180 KB

To consider the circumstances that led to the unauthorized expenditure being incurred in respect of the reconfiguration of Spendells House, Naze Park Road, Walton on the Naze, to provide temporary housing.


The enquiry shall receive an update on the Spendells project, the outcomes of the investigations into the unauthorised expenditure and the learning (and application of that learning) to other major projects and programmes.

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