Council

 

Minutes of the meeting held on 28 February 2019 at 7.00 pm in Council Chamber, Council Offices, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent.

 

 

Present:

 

Councillor David Saunders (Chairman); Councillors Ashbee, Bambridge, Bayford, Buckley, Campbell, G Coleman-Cooke, K Coleman-Cooke, Connor, Constantine, Crow-Brown, Curran, Day, Dellar, Dennis, Dexter, Dixon, Edwards, Evans, Falcon, Fenner, Game, I Gregory, G Hillman, Jaye-Jones, Johnston, Larkins, Martin, Matterface, Messenger, Parsons, L Piper, S Piper, L Potts, R Potts, Pugh, Rogers, Rusiecki, M Saunders, Savage, Shonk, Stummer-Schmertzing, Taylor, Taylor-Smith, Tomlinson, Townend and Wright

 

 

 

 

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1.            Apologies for Absence

 

Apologies were received from Councillors Braidwood, Dawson, J Fairbrass, L Fairbrass, Grove, Hayton and Wells.

 

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2.            Minutes of Previous Meeting

 

It was proposed by the Chairman, seconded by the Vice Chairman and agreed, that the minutes of the meeting of Council held on 7 February 2019 be approved and signed by the Chairman.

 

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3.            Announcements

 

There were no announcements.

 

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4.            Declarations of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

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5.            Budget 2019-20 Report

 

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 the Chairman and seconded by the Leader, that the recommendations set out in the report be agreed, namely:

 

 

1.         Council agrees the following:

 

General Fund

 

1.1    That the General Fund revenue budget estimates for 2019-20 are approved.

 

Housing Revenue Account

 

1.2    That the HRA budget estimates for 2019-20 to 2022-23 are approved.

 

Capital Programme

 

1.3    That the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account budgets for 2019-20 are approved.

 

Treasury Management

 

1.4    That the Treasury Management Statement, Minimum Revenue Provision Policy Statement, Annual Investment Strategy, Capital Strategy and Non-Treasury Investments Report for 2019-20, as shown in Annex 3, are approved.

 

1.5    That the Flexible Use of Capital Receipts Strategy for 2019-20 as shown in Annex 2 is approved.

 

1.6    That the Section 151 Officer’s Assurance Statement as set out in section 14 of this report is noted.

 

The Monitoring Officer conducted a recorded vote on the motion as follows:

 

28 Members voted in favour the motion: Councillors Ashbee, Bambridge, Bayford, Buckley, K Coleman-Cooke, Curran, Day, Dennis, Dexter, Evans, Game, Gregory, Jaye-Jones, Martin, Messenger, Parsons, L Piper, S Piper, L Potts, Pugh, Rogers, D Saunders, M Saunders, Savage, Taylor, Taylor-Smith, Tomlinson and Wright.

 

7 Members voted against the motion. Councillor Connor, Edwards, G Coleman-Cooke, Hillman, Johnston, Larkins and Shonk

 

12 Members abstained from voting on the motion: Councillor Campbell Constantine, Crow-Brown, Dellar, Dixon, Falcon, Fenner, Matterface, R Potts, Rusiecki, Stummer-Schmertzing, Townend

 

The motion was carried.

 

 

 

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6.            2019-20 Council Tax Resolution

 

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 Gregory and seconded by the Leader that the recommendations set out in the report be agreed, namely:

  1. That Members approve the Thanet District Council element of Council Tax charges as set out below for the listed property bands:

COUNCIL TAX PER PROPERTY BAND FOR 2019-20

BAND

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

 

Proportion of band D

 

6/9

 

7/9

 

8/9

 

9/9

 

11/9

 

13/9

 

15/9

 

18/9

 

Annual Charge

155.46

 181.37

 207.28

233.19

 285.01

  336.83

 388.65

466.38

 

ii.                That Members approve the determinations at Section 1 of this report.

 

The Monitoring Officer conducted a recorded vote on the motion as follows:

 

45 Members voted in favour the motion: Councillors Ashbee, Bambridge, Bayford, Buckley, Campbell, G Coleman-Cooke, K Coleman-Cooke, Connor, Constantine, Crow-Brown, Curran, Day, Dellar, Dennis, Dexter, Dixon, Edwards, Evans, Falcon, Fenner, Game, Gregory, Martin, Matterface Messenger, Parsons, L Piper, S Piper, L Potts, R. Potts, Pugh, Rogers, Rusiecki, D Saunders, M Saunders, Savage, Shonk, Stummer-Schmertzing, Taylor, Taylor-Smith, Tomlinson, Townend and Wright.

 

2 Members voted against the motion: Councillors Jaye-Jones and Larkins

 

No Members abstained from voting on the motion.

 

The motion was carried.

 

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Meeting concluded : 7.30pm

 

 

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