Agenda and draft minutes

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Apologies for Absence


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 208 KB



    To receive any announcements from the Chairman, Leader, Members of the Cabinet or Chief Executive in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 2.2 (iv).


    The Chairman announced that Barry Coppock, a former Labour Councillor between 1991 and 2003, Leader of the Council and Chairman, had recently passed away.  Members paid tribute to his accomplishments and all present stood for a minute’s silence as a mark of respect.


Declarations of Interest


Mid Year Treasury Report 2016-17 pdf icon PDF 321 KB


Treasury Management Strategy 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 374 KB


Changes to 2016-17 Capital Programme and the 2017-18 to 2020-21 Capital Plan pdf icon PDF 175 KB


    It was noted that in accordance with council procedure rule 17.6, a recorded vote would be taken on the motion or any amendments and substantive motions.


    It was proposed by Councillor Townend and seconded by the Leader, that the recommendation set out in the report be agreed, namely:


    “That Council approves the General Fund capital programme project changes, budget changes and funding changes identified in this report.”


    48 Members voted in favour the motion: Councillors Ashbee, Bambridge, Bayford, Braidwood, Brimm, Buckley, K. Coleman-Cooke, Connor, Crow-Brown, Curran, Dawson, Day, Dellar, Dennis, Dexter, Dixon, Edwards, Evans, J. Fairbrass, L. Fairbrass, Falcon, Game, I. Gregory, K. Gregory, Grove, Hayton, Howes, Jaye-Jones, Larkin, Martin, Parsons, Partington, L Piper, S Piper, L Potts, R Potts, Rogers, Rusiecki, D. Saunders, M. Saunders, Savage, Shonk, Stummer-Schmertzing, Taylor, Taylor-Smith, Tomlinson, Townend and Wells.


    0 Members voted against the motion.


    5 Members abstained from voting on the motion: Councillors Campbell, Elenor, Fenner, Johnston and Matterface.


    The motion was carried.



Members Allowances Scheme 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 159 KB


Budget and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2017-2021 pdf icon PDF 787 KB


Appointment of Council's External Auditor for 2018-19 and onwards pdf icon PDF 121 KB


Change to the Date of the 23 March 2017 meeting pdf icon PDF 153 KB