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Venue: Tewkesbury Borough Council Offices, Severn Room

Contact: Democratic Services Tel: 01684 272021  Email:

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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 205 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 19 February 2019.



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.


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 10 April 2019).


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 16 April 2019.


(Any questions must be submitted in writing to Democratic Services by, not later than, 10.00am on the working day immediately preceding the date of the meeting).


Overview and Scrutiny Committee Annual Report pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To receive the Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s Annual Report.  

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Recommendations from Executive Committee

The Council is asked to consider and determine recommendations of a policy nature arising from the Executive Committee as follows:- 


Council Plan Year 4 (2016-20) pdf icon PDF 140 KB

At its meeting on 6 March 2019 the Executive Committee considered the Year 4 Council Plan and RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL that it be ADOPTED, subject to the following amendments:

·         Foreword – amend seventh paragraph ‘…- you will see these issues these feature as priorities…’.

·         Foreword – amend final paragraph to reword first sentence which currently reads ‘You will also see (on pages 11 and 12) that we have made lots of achievements under each of our priorities throughout the last year…’.

·         Our achievements 2018-2019 – Growing and supporting communities – amend sentence on Community Infrastructure Levy to say when it was implemented as well as adopted.

·         Photo Index – amend reference to ‘Staverton Airport’ to ‘Gloucestershire Airport’.

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Development of a Strategic Planning Framework for Gloucestershire County to 2050 and Beyond pdf icon PDF 247 KB

At its meeting on 6 March 2019 the Executive Committee considered the development of a strategic planning framework for Gloucestershire to 2050 and beyond and RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL that the Council agrees to work in partnership with the five other local planning authorities, Gloucestershire County Council and the GFirst LEP to develop a broad strategic planning framework for Gloucestershire, to 2050 and beyond, via the preparation, for approval by Council, of a ‘Statement of Common Ground’.  

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Amendment to the Council's Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 136 KB

At its meeting on 3 April 2019 the Executive Committee considered revised Financial Procedure Rules and RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL that they be ADOPTED.

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Tewkesbury Town Regeneration Supplementary Planning Document pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To adopt the Tewkesbury Town Regeneration Supplementary Planning Document and delegate authority to the Head of Development Services to amend it to reflect the listing of Healings Flour Mill and Warehouses and to make minor changes prior to its publication.

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Separate Business

The Chairman will move the adoption of the following resolution:

That under Section 100(A)(4) Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded for the following items on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.


Flexible Retirement Request

(Exempt –Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 – Information relating to any individual) 


To approve a request for flexible retirement to take effect from 1 May 2019.