Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre

Contact: Adam Rees 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors’ declarations of interest (if any) in relation to any items on the agenda.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 239 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 28 February 2019.

4.

Matters Arising

Any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.

5.

Written Questions from the Public

To receive any questions from members of the public in accordance with Rule 10 of the Council Procedure Rules.

6.

Written Questions from Councillors

To receive any questions from Councillors in accordance with Rule 11 of the Council Procedure Rules.

7.

Petitions

To consider any petitions that have been referred to the Cabinet under the Council’s Petition Scheme.

7a

Palestine and the IHRA

Petition from Adam Cochrane:

 

“We believe that it would be a positive and very helpful act, if the Council, in keeping with their position as an ‘inclusive’ employer, adopt a caveat to the IHRA statement of 1 November to clearly demonstrate that the council does not as an employer wish to prejudice the rights of Palestinians, and the right of others to campaign for Palestine in Harlow. CAVEAT: ‘It is not antisemitic, without additional evidence of anti Jewish prejudice, to criticise the Government of Israel; or to criticise Zionism as a political ideology; or to describe any policy or law or practices of the state of Israel as racist, including acts leading to Palestinian dispossession as part of the establishment of the state of Israel; or to define Israel as an apartheid state; or to advocate Boycott Divestment and Sanctions against Israel.’”

8.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 168 KB

To note the Forward Plan, which lists all upcoming Cabinet decisions and provides notice of key decisions and those expected to be taken in private session.

9.

Recent Decisions Taken by The Leader, Deputy or Portfolio Holder(s)

To note recent Portfolio Holder decisions taken under delegated powers, as attached.

9a

Portfolio Holder for Community and Wellbeing - 12 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 15 KB

9b

Portfolio Holder for Regeneration - 14 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 11 KB

10.

Joint Finance Performance Report, Quarter 3 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Additional documents:

11.

Housing Revenue Account, Quarter 3 Finance Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 284 KB

12.

Capital Programmes, Quarter 3 Finance Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 737 KB

13.

HTS (Property and Environment) Ltd Contract Awards 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 228 KB

14.

Communications from Committees/Working Groups/Parties and Panels

14a

Referral from Scrutiny Committee - Review of the Impact of Permitted Development pdf icon PDF 197 KB

Additional documents:

14b

Referral from Cabinet Overview Working Group - Community Engagement Strategy pdf icon PDF 193 KB

Additional documents:

14c

Referral from Scrutiny Committee - Improving the Provision of Bus Services in Harlow pdf icon PDF 192 KB

Additional documents:

15.

Minutes of Panels/Working Groups

To note the following draft minutes of Cabinet appointed bodies. Minutes remain draft until approved by the relevant body.

16.

Matters of Urgent Business

Such other business which, in the opinion of the Chair, should be received as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the minutes.