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Agenda and decisions

Venue: Tewkesbury Borough Council Offices, Severn Room

Contact: Democratic Services Tel: 01684 272021  Email:  democraticservices@tewkesbury.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Announcements

When the continuous alarm sounds you must evacuate the building by the nearest available fire exit. Members and visitors should proceed to the visitors’ car park at the front of the building and await further instructions (during office hours staff should proceed to their usual assembly point; outside of office hours proceed to the visitors’ car park). Please do not re-enter the building unless instructed to do so.

 

In the event of a fire any person with a disability should be assisted in leaving the building.  

2.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

To receive apologies for absence and advise of any substitutions. 

3.

Declarations of Interest

Pursuant to the adoption by the Council on 26 June 2012 of the Tewkesbury Borough Council Code of Conduct, effective from 1 July 2012, as set out in Minute No. CL.34, Members are invited to declare any interest they may have in the business set out on the Agenda to which the approved Code applies.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 October 2021.

5.

Items from Members of the Public

To receive any questions, deputations or petitions submitted under Rule of Procedure 12.

 

(The deadline for public participation submissions for this meeting is 11 November 2021).

6.

Executive Committee Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To consider the Committee’s Forward Plan.  

Subject To Call In:: No - Item to Note.

Decision:

That the Committee’s Forward Plan be NOTED

7.

Development Management Review pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To endorse the Council’s response to the recent Development Management review; approve the high level action plan, attached at Appendix 1 to the report; and agree that the Transform Working Group will monitor delivery of the action plan.

Subject To Call In:: No - Ongoing Matter.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.    That the Council’s response to the review be ENDORSED and the high-level action plan attached to the report be APPROVED.

2.    That the Transform Working Group monitor the delivery of the action plan.

8.

Financial Update - Quarter Two 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To consider the quarterly budget position. 

Subject To Call In:: No - Item to Note.

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the financial performance for the first half of 2021/22 be NOTED.  

9.

Review of Tree Safety Management Policy pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To approve the updated Tree Safety Management Policy. 

Subject To Call In:: Yes - No action to be taken prior to the expiry of the call-in period.

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the updated Tree Safety Management Policy be APPROVED.  

10.

Environmental Health Enforcement Policy and Fixed Penalty Scheme pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To approve the updated and refreshed Environmental Health Enforcement Policy, and the Appendix  setting out the use of Fixed Penalty Notices, and to authorise the Head of Community Services to approve future minor amendments in consultation with One Legal and the Lead Member for Clean and Green Environment.

Subject To Call In:: Yes - No action to be taken prior to the expiry of the call-in period.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.    That the updated and refreshed Environmental Health Enforcement Policy, and Appendix 1 to the report setting out the use of Fixed Penalty Notices, be APPROVED.

2.    That the Head of Community Services be authorised to approve any future minor amendments, in consultation with the Borough Solicitor and the Lead Member for Clean and Green Environment.  

11.

Annual Infrastructure Funding Statement (IFS) and Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Rate Summary Statement Requirements pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To approve the publication of the Infrastructure Funding Statement and to note that the annual Community Infrastructure Levy Rate Summary Statement would be published alongside it.

Subject To Call In:: No - Recommendation to Council.

Additional documents:

Decision:

That it be RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL:

1.     That the publication of the Infrastructure Funding Statement (IFS) relating to the financial year ending 31 March 2021 by 31 December 2021 be APPROVED.

2.     That the Annual Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Rate Summary Statement be published alongside the IFS.

12.

Local Heritage List Selection Criteria for Tewkesbury Borough Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To approve the draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for consultation: Local Heritage List Selection Criteria for Tewkesbury Borough and delegate authority to the Head of Development Services, to make any necessary minor amendments to the draft document as considered appropriate prior to consultation.

Subject To Call In:: No - Ongoing Matter.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.    That the draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD): Local Heritage List Selection Criteria for Tewkesbury Borough be APPROVED for consultation subject to the inclusion of bridges in the list of assets.

2.    That authority be delegated to the Head of Development Services to make any minor amendments to the draft document as considered appropriate prior to consultation.

13.

Pension Discretions Policy pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To consider and approve the revised policy; to delegate authority to the Borough Solicitor to make amendments to the Scheme of Delegation to increase the financial limit from £10,000 to £20,000 (or where the expenditure cannot be found within existing budgets) before it would be referred to Executive Committee; and to agree that the policy is reviewed annually but only brought back to Executive Committee for review every three years or when a change is required (whichever is sooner).

Subject To Call In:: Yes - No action to be taken prior to the expiry of the call-in period.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.    That the revised Pensions Discretions Policy be APPROVED.

2.    That authority be delegated to the Borough Solicitor to make amendments to the Scheme of Delegation to increase the financial limit from £10,000 to £20,000 (or where expenditure could not be found within existing budgets) before it would be referred to Executive Committee. Requests below that level of expenditure to be delegated to the roles clarified as Head of Paid Service and S151 Officer in consultation with the Lead Member for Finance and Asset Management.  

3.    That the Policy be reviewed annually but only brought to the Executive Committee for review every three years or when a change is required whichever is sooner.