Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre

Contact: Lisa Thornett  (01279) 446185

Items
No. Item

16.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Karen Clempner, Tony Hall, Michael Hardware, Shona Johnson, Russell Perrin and Danny Purton.

17.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

Councillor Simon Carter declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 8, as he was a Council appointed Director of the HTS Board.

18.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 185 KB

To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 24 May 2018.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 24 May 2018 are agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair subject to the addition in Minute 10 of Councillor Lanie Shears as Portfolio Holder for Governance.

19.

Communications from the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair outlined the various events she had attended, and in particular drew attention to the visit of the Countess of Wessex in recognition of Razed Roof receiving the Queen’s Award for voluntary service.

 

The Chair reminded Councillors of the Harlow Carnival, which was being held on 26 August, her Golf Day on 3 September, and the Civic Service which was due to be held on 30 September.

20.

Petitions from the Public

Minutes:

None.

21.

Questions from the Public

Minutes:

None.

22.

Questions from Councillors pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Minutes:

The question together with the answer is appended to the minutes.

23.

Motions from Councillors

Minutes:

None.

24.

Main Debate

In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 17.3, the Chair will call on the Leader of the Council to introduce the debate on the work undertaken by the Council in 2017/18 municipal year together with any highlights, pressures and potential issues for the coming year.

Minutes:

In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 17.3, the Chair called on the Leader of the Council to introduce the debate on the work undertaken by the Council in 2017/18 municipal year together with any highlights, pressures and potential issues for the coming year. The Leader of the Opposition was given the opportunity to respond to the debate. The Leader of the Council outlined the Council’s approach to meeting with challenges so as to provide services to the Town for the benefit of its residents.

25.

References from Cabinet and Committees

Minutes:

None.

26.

Reports from Officers

Minutes:

None.

27.

Minutes of Cabinet and Committee Meetings

To note the following Cabinet and Committee minutes:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the following meetings are noted.

27a

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 13 March 2018 of Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 192 KB

27b

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 20 March 2018 of Licensing Committee pdf icon PDF 52 KB

27c

Minutes of meeting Wednesday, 21 March 2018 of Development Management Committee pdf icon PDF 55 KB

27d

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 22 March 2018 of Cabinet pdf icon PDF 60 KB

27e

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 10 April 2018 of Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 76 KB

27f

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 26 April 2018 of Development Management Committee pdf icon PDF 80 KB

27g

Minutes of meeting Wednesday, 6 June 2018 of Development Management Committee pdf icon PDF 51 KB

27h

Minutes of meeting Wednesday, 13 June 2018 of Audit & Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 58 KB

27i

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 14 June 2018 of Cabinet pdf icon PDF 191 KB

28.

Matters of Urgent Business

Minutes:

None.