Link to homepage

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 205 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 17 July 2019.

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 29 August 2019)

6.

Executive Committee Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 241 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.

Financial Update - Quarter One 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To consider the quarterly budget position.  

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

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the financial performance information for the first quarter of 2019/20 be NOTED.  

8.

Review of Council Tax Reduction Scheme and Council Tax Discounts pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To endorse the proposed consultation on the Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2020/21.

Subject To Call In:: No - Ongoing Matter.

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the proposed public consultation on a Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2020/21 be undertaken during the period 16 September to 25 October 2019, as set out in Appendix 1 to the report, subject to the amendment of consultation question 4 which currently offers the responses ‘strongly agree’; ‘agree’; ‘neutral’; ‘disagree’; and ‘strongly disagree’ but then asks for further information if the respondent has answered ‘yes’.

9.

Economic Development and Tourism Strategy 2017-21 pdf icon PDF 148 KB

To authorise the Deputy Chief Executive and the Head of Development Services, in consultation with the Lead Member for Economic Development/Promotion, to make amendments to the Economic Development and Tourism Strategy 2017-2021.

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

Additional documents:

Decision:

That authority be delegated to the Deputy Chief Executive and the Head of Development Services, in consultation with the Lead Member for Economic Development/Promotion, to make amendments to the Economic Development and Tourism Strategy 2017-21.  

10.

Waiver to Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To note the waiving of the Contract Procedure Rules in respect of the purchase of a 12 tonne narrow access vehicle

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

Decision:

That the use of a contract waiver in respect of the purchase of a 12 tonne narrow access vehicle be NOTED.

11.

Garden Town Programme pdf icon PDF 353 KB

To receive an update on the status of the Tewkesbury Garden Town programme and information about the recent success of the West Cheltenham Garden Village bid, made jointly with Cheltenham Borough Council, and to agree proposals for delegation of authority to Lead Officers for the efficient development of the Garden Village programme.

Subject To Call In:: 1 & 4 - No - Item to Note. 2 & 3 - No - Procedural Matters. 5 - No - Ongoing Matter.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.         That the progress made to date on the Tewkesbury Garden Town Programme be NOTED.

2.         That the Junction 9 Area Member Reference Panel be DISBANDED.

3.         That the creation of a new Tewkesbury Garden Town Member Reference Panel, together with the Terms of Reference attached at Appendix 2 to the report, be APPROVED, subject to the following amendments to those Terms of Reference:

·           under ‘Constitution and Powers’ add the word ‘Ward’ to ‘Members for Tewkesbury South’;

·           the quorum of the Panel shall be five Members of which at least one will be a Ward Member.

4.         That the progress to date  on the West Cheltenham (Cyber Central) Programme, including the award of Garden Village status, be NOTED.

5.         That authority be delegated to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Lead Members for Built Environment and Finance and Asset Management and the Head of Finance and Asset Management, to agree and enter into appropriate arrangements and other partnership documentation to progress the West Cheltenham Garden Village Programme on terms approved by the Borough Solicitor.

12.

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.

13.

Separate Minutes

To approve the separate Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 17 July 2019.

14.

Use of Urgency Powers - Roses Theatre

(Exempt –Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 –Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information))

 

To note the use of urgency powers taken in respect of the Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

 

15.

Future Countywide Waste Partnership - Joint Waste Committee and Joint Waste Team

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

 

To consider the way forward in respect of the Joint Waste Committee and Joint Waste Team and make a recommendation to Council on the future of the Countywide Waste Partnership.