Agenda

Council - Thursday 13th February 2020 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber. Maldon District Council Offices, Princes Road, Maldon

Contact: Committee Services 

Items
No. Item

1.

Chairman's notices

2.

Apologies for Absence

3.

Declaration of Interest

To disclose the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, other Pecuniary Interests or Non-Pecuniary Interests relating to items of business on the agenda having regard to paragraphs 6 - 8 inclusive of the Code of Conduct for Members.

 

(Members are reminded that they are also required to disclose any such interests as soon as they become aware should the need arise throughout the meeting).

 

Local Government Finance Act 1992 – Section 106

Will any Members affected by Section 106 please note that any declarations to that effect should be made on the commencement of the meeting or immediately on arrival if this is later.  Under Section 106 a Member who has not paid an amount due in respect of their Council Tax for at least two months after it became payable is precluded from voting on any matters affecting the level of Council Tax or the arrangements for administering the Council Tax.  (The Member is, however, entitled to speak).

4.

Minutes - 21 November 2019 pdf icon PDF 639 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Council meeting held on 19 December 2019 (copy enclosed).

5.

Minutes - 19 December 2019 pdf icon PDF 372 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Council meeting held on 19 December 2019 (copy enclosed).

6.

Public Questions pdf icon PDF 271 KB

To receive questions from members of the public, of which prior notification in writing has been received (no later than noon on the Tuesday prior to the day of the meeting).

7.

Chairman's Announcements

8.

Minute Book

To consider the Minutes of the under mentioned Committees (copy enclosed).

 

* Please note that where Minutes contain recommendations to the Council the Minute reference for these recommendations are listed below for Members’ information.

8a

Performance, Governance and Audit Committee - 9 January 2020 pdf icon PDF 156 KB

8b

Strategy and Resources Committee - 29 January 2020 pdf icon PDF 4 MB

·                 Local Development Scheme 2020 – 2022

 

·                 Community Infrastructure Levy Grant Offer

 

·                 Council Tax Support Scheme

 

Please note that the following recommendations are not for consideration at this point as they form part of Agenda Item 10 - 2020 / 21 Budget and Medium Term Financial Strategy due to be considered at this meeting.

 

·                 Capital Project Bids 2020 / 21

 

·                 Capital and Investment Strategies for 2020 / 21 and Minimum Revenue Strategy 2020 / 21

 

·                 Treasury Management Strategy 2020 / 21

 

·                 Discretionary Fees and Charges 2020 / 21

 

·                 Revised 2019 / 20 Estimates, Original 2020 / 21 Budget Estimates and Council Tax 2020 / 21

 

9.

Minutes of Meetings of the Council

To note that since the last Council, up until Wednesday 5 February 2020 (Council agenda dispatch) the following Committees have met, and to receive any questions in accordance with Council and Committee Procedure Rule 6 (2).

 

Minutes published:

 

Central Area Planning Committee

11 December 2019

South Eastern Area Planning Committee

13 January 2020

 

Minutes NOT finalised for publication:

 

Central Area Planning Committee

22 January 2020

Appointments Board

29 January 2020

Joint Standards Committee

30 January 2020

District Planning Committee

30 January 2020

North Western Area Planning Committee

3 February 2020

 

 

10.

2020 / 21 Budget, Medium Term Financial Strategy and Council Tax setting

To receive a Budget Statement from the Leader of the Council, to consider the following reports of the Interim Section 151 Officer (copies enclosed) and to determine the level of Council Tax.

 

Members’ attention is drawn to the following Procedure rules:

 

·                 Voting - Procedure Rule 13(5) set outs the requirement for any vote taken at a budget decision meeting (as defined by the Local Government Finance Act 1992) to be recorded in the Minutes.

 

·                 Budget Speech – Procedure Rule 1(13)(a) Sets out the time limits in relation to the budget speech and (b) details the requirements for making alternative proposal or amendment as part of the Budget and Council Tax setting.

 

10a

Capital Projects 2020 / 21 pdf icon PDF 323 KB

Additional documents:

10b

Capital and Investment Strategies for 2020 / 21 and Minimum Reserve Strategy 2020 / 21 pdf icon PDF 199 KB

Additional documents:

10c

Treasury Management Strategy 2020 / 21 pdf icon PDF 199 KB

Additional documents:

10d

Discretionary Fees and Charges 2020 / 21 pdf icon PDF 313 KB

Additional documents:

10e

Revised 2019 / 20 and Original 2020 / 21 Budget Estimates and Council Tax 2020 / 21 pdf icon PDF 741 KB

Additional documents:

10f

Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020 / 21 to 2023 / 24 pdf icon PDF 198 KB

Additional documents:

10g

Council Tax 2020 / 21 pdf icon PDF 336 KB

Additional documents:

11.

Questions in accordance with Procedure Rule 6(3) of which notice has been given

12.

One Maldon District pdf icon PDF 216 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Service Delivery (copy enclosed).

13.

Community Infrastructure Levy Working Group pdf icon PDF 229 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Strategy, Performance and Governance, (copy enclosed).

Additional documents:

14.

Bradwell B Development Plan Document pdf icon PDF 240 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Strategy, Performance and Governance, (copy enclosed).

15.

Bradwell B Project - Consultation on Draft Statement of Community Consultation pdf icon PDF 432 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Strategy, Performance and Governance (copy enclosed).

Additional documents:

16.

Business by reason of special circumstances considered by the Chairman to be urgent

17.

Exclusion of the Public and Press

To resolve that under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act, and that this satisfies the public interest test.

18.

Review of Corporate Subscriptions

To consider the report of the Corporate Leadership Team (copy enclosed).