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Venue: Tewkesbury Borough Council Offices, Severn Room

Contact: Democratic Services Tel: 01684 272021  Email:

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1.       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.       To receive any announcements from the Chair of the Meeting and/or the Chief Executive.


Apologies for Absence


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.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 12 April 2022.


Items from Members of the Public

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


(The deadline for public participation submissions for this meeting is 11 May 2022).


b)   To receive any petitions submitted under the Council’s Petitions Scheme.


Member Questions properly submitted in accordance with Council Procedure Rules

To receive any questions submitted under Rule of Procedure 13. Any items received will be circulated on Monday 16 May 2022.


(Any questions must be submitted in writing to Democratic Services by, not later than, 10.00am on Monday 9 May 2022).


Election of Leader of the Council

To elect a Leader of the Council (who will also be the Chair of the Executive Committee) for the ensuing Municipal Year.    


Election of Deputy Leader of the Council

To elect a Deputy Leader of the Council (who will also be the Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee) for the ensuing Municipal Year.  


Membership of Committees and Appointment to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Any papers available prior to the meeting will be circulated to all Members.

1.      To determine the Membership of the:

  • Executive Committee including the portfolio holders.
  • Overview and Scrutiny Committee.
  • Audit and Governance Committee.
  • Planning Committee.
  • Licensing Committee.
  • Standards Committee.
  • Ad-hoc Committees:

o   Employee Appeals Committee;

o   Employee Appointments/Disciplinary Committee; and

·        Panels and Liaison Groups as follows (shown on Outside Bodies list):

o   Gloucestershire Police and Crime Panel;

o   Shared Legal Services Joint Monitoring and Liaison Group; and

o   Shared Building Control Joint Monitoring and Liaison Group.

2.      To determine the Outside Bodies to which the Council should make appointments and the representation on those Bodies.

3.      The Council will at this stage adjourn for a brief period to allow each Committee, as set out below, to hold a formal meeting to conduct the business set out in the enclosed Agenda: 


1.    Overview and Scrutiny Committee including appointment (and reserves) to the Gloucestershire Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee and Gloucestershire Economic Growth Scrutiny Committee.                    

2.    Audit and Governance Committee.                         

3.    Planning Committee.               

4.    Licensing Committee. 

5.    Standards Committee.    

NB: The Membership of Working Groups, Panels and Boards remains unchanged (unless there are resignations) until the end of the term of the Council or the Group has concluded its work.

Additional documents:


Local Heritage List Selection Criteria For Tewkesbury Borough Supplementary Planning Document pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To adopt the Local Heritage List Selection Criteria For Tewkesbury Borough Supplementary Planning Document with immediate effect. 

Additional documents:


Community Governance Review - Final Recommendations pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To agree the Council’s final recommendations following its Community Governance Review.  

Additional documents:


Mayor of Tewkesbury's Appeal Fund

To appoint three Members of the Council as Trustees of the Mayor of Tewkesbury’s Appeal Fund for the ensuing Municipal Year.


The Mayor and Chief Executive are automatically Trustees and as such Councillor Murphy cannot be one of the named Trustees for this year. The current Trustees are Councillors Gore, MacTiernan and Mason.


NB: The Fund is officially called the Mayor of Tewkesbury’s Appeal Fund but this does of course refer to Tewkesbury Borough.