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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 121 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 17 November 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 30 December 2021)

6.

Executive Committee Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 79 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.  

14.

Community Governance Review Draft Proposals pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To agree the draft proposals for public consultation.  

Subject To Call In:: No - Ongoing Matter.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.       That the draft recommendations for the Borough-wide Community Governance Review be ENDORSED for further consultation purposes.  

2.       That authority be delegated to the Borough Solicitor, in consultation with the Community Governance Review Working Group, to:

a.       consider the suggestion of forming a new Coopers Edge Parish Council covering the areas in the Borough that fall within the Parishes of Brockworth and Hucclecote and to make a recommendation to b included in the draft proposals report; and

b.       make any minor wording / accuracy changes prior to the draft proposals being released for consultation. 

7.

Interim Housing Strategy 2021/22 Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider the Housing Strategy Action Plan progress for 2021/22.

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

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the Housing Strategy Action Plan progress for 2021-2022 be NOTED.  

8.

Treasury and Capital Management pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To recommend to Council adoption of a range of statutorily required polices and strategies relating to treasury and capital management. 

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

Additional documents:

Decision:

That it be RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL that the following strategies and statements be ADOPTED:

·        The Capital Strategy 2022/23.

·        The Investment Strategy 2022/23.

·        The Minimum Revenue Provision Statement 2022/23.

·        The Treasury Management Strategy 2022/23.

9.

Social Media Policy - Review pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To approve the updated Social Media Policy and Guidelines. 

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 Social Media Policy and Guidelines be APPROVED.  

10.

Review of Procurement Strategy pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To approve the updated Procurement Strategy. 

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 Corporate Procurement Policy be APPROVED.  

11.

Review of the Council's Sandbag Policy pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To approve the Sandbag Policy. 

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 Sandbag Policy be APPROVED.

2.       That the Head of Community Services be authorised to make minor amendments to the policy e.g. adding or removing Parish Councils to the list in the appendix to the policy.  

12.

Supporting Attendance Policy pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To approve the Supporting Attendance Policy and agree that it should be reviewed every three years. 

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

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.       That the revised Supporting Attendance Policy and associated documents be APPROVED.

2.       That it be AGREED that the Policy be reviewed every three years.  

13.

Shopfronts, Shutters and Signage: Design Guidance for Tewkesbury Borough Supplementary Planning Document pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To consider the document and agree it for the purposes of consultation.  

Subject To Call In:: No - Ongoing Matter.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.       That the Consultation Statement and amended Supplementary Planning Document: Shopfronts, Shutters and Signage Design Guidance for Tewkesbury Borough be APPROVED FOR CONSULTATION.

2.       That, at the end of the consultation period, the amended Supplementary Planning Document be RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL subject to there being no substantive comments being made during the consultation.

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