Agenda and draft minutes

Council
Thursday, 15th December, 2022 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre

Contact: Hannah Marriott 

Items
No. Item

66.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Simon Carter, Nick Churchill, Jodi Dunne, Tony Durcan, Mike Garnett, Michael Hardware, James Leppard, Lanie Shears and John Strachan.

67.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

None.

68.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 760 KB

To agree the minutes of the meetings held on 3 November 2022, 17 November 2022 and 22 November 2022.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meetings held on 3 November 2022, 17 November 2022 and 22 November 2022 are agreed as correct records and signed by the Chair.

69.

Communications from the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair thanked those members that had already attended his photo competition exhibition earlier on that evening and encouraged those members that hadn’t attend to view the stunning photos of Harlow before leaving. The Chair advised that both himself and the Vice-Chair had attended a number of carol concerts across Essex and Hertfordshire. The Chair also thanked members for attending his Civic Service and the choir from Saint Nicholas School for performing at the service.   

70.

Petitions from the Public

Minutes:

None.

71.

Questions from the Public pdf icon PDF 209 KB

Minutes:

The questions, together with the answers, are appended to the minutes.

72.

Questions from Councillors pdf icon PDF 244 KB

Minutes:

The questions, together with the answers, are appended to the minutes.

73.

Motions from Councillors

Minutes:

None.

74.

References from Cabinet and Committees

74a

Referral from Cabinet - Annual Treasury Management Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 196 KB

Cabinet recommends to Full Council that it notes the annual Treasury Management Report for 2021/22, as set out in Appendix A to the report, and that the Council operated within the Treasury Management Strategy Statement during 2021/22 and that the report is approved.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Full Council received the Annual Treasury Management Report 2021/22 from Cabinet.

 

Proposed by Councillor Russell Perrin (seconded by Councillor Dan Swords) it was:

 

RESOLVED that Full Council noted the annual Treasury Management Report for 2021/22, as set out in Appendix A to the report, and noted that the Council operated within the Treasury Management Strategy Statement during 2021/22 and approved the report.

 

74b

Referral from Cabinet - Treasury Management Strategy Statement 2022/23: Mid-Year Review pdf icon PDF 187 KB

Cabinet recommends to Full Council that it notes the Mid-Year Review of the Treasury Management Strategy as set out in Appendix A to the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Full Council received the Treasury Management Strategy Statement 2022/23 Mid-Year Review from Cabinet.

 

Proposed by Councillor Russell Perrin (seconded by Councillor Dan Swords) it was:

 

RESOLVED that Full Council noted the Mid-Year Review of the Treasury Management Strategy as set out in Appendix A to the report.

74c

Referral from Cabinet - Local Council Tax Support Scheme Proposals pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Cabinet recommends to Full Council that:

 

A     It acknowledges the current position regarding the 2022/23 Local Council Tax

Support Scheme and endorses continuing stability within the scheme for

2023/24.

 

B     Approves that the current Local Council Tax Support Scheme

remains unchanged for the 2023/24 financial year.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Full Council received the Local Council Tax Support Scheme Proposals from Cabinet.

 

Proposed by Councillor Russell Perrin (seconded by Councillor Dan Swords) it was:

 

RESOLVED that Full Council:

 

A     Acknowledged the current position regarding the 2022/23 Local Council Tax Support Scheme and endorses continuing stability within the scheme for 2023/24.

 

B     Approved that the current Local Council Tax Support Scheme remained unchanged for the 2023/24 financial year.

75.

Reports from Officers

Minutes:

None.

76.

Minutes of Cabinet and Committee Meetings

To note the following Cabinet and Committee minutes:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the following meetings be noted.

76a

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 13 October 2022 of Cabinet pdf icon PDF 806 KB

76b

Minutes of meeting Wednesday, 26 October 2022 of Development Management Committee pdf icon PDF 80 KB

76c

Minutes of meeting Wednesday, 9 November 2022 of Development Management Committee pdf icon PDF 83 KB

76d

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 15 November 2022 of Licensing Committee pdf icon PDF 177 KB

76e

Minutes of meeting Wednesday, 16 November 2022 of Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 200 KB

76f

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 17 November 2022 of Cabinet pdf icon PDF 178 KB

76g

Minutes of meeting Wednesday, 23 November 2022 of Audit & Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 83 KB

76h

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 1 December 2022 of Cabinet pdf icon PDF 557 KB

77.

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.

Minutes:

 Councillors Russell Perrin and Chris Vince thanked Rob Tinlin for his support, guidance and direction during his time as Interim Chief Executive.