Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

PRAYERS

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

3.

MINUTES

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on 9 July 2020 (previously circulated).

 

4.

DECLARATION OF INTEREST

Please indicate if there are any interests which should be declared.  A declaration of an interest should indicate the nature of the interest (if not already declared on the Register of Interests) and the agenda item to which it relates.  If a disclosable pecuniary interest is declared, the member should withdraw from the room whilst the matter is discussed.

 

 

5.

MAYOR'S COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

To receive Mayor’s communications and announcements.

 

6.

URGENT BUSINESS

To receive any items of business which in the opinion of the Mayor are urgent. 

 

7.

PETITIONS AND PUBLIC QUESTIONS

To receive petitions and public questions in accordance with Standing Order 9.

8.

CABINET MEMBERS REPORTS

In accordance with Standing Order 11.1 to receive reports from Cabinet Members in the following order and under Standing Order 11.2 (a) Members of the Council may ask questions of the Cabinet Member on their reports and Portfolio areas:

 

(Councillors are reminded that this is a question and answer session not a debate.)

 

 

8i

Business Development - Councillor G Middleton pdf icon PDF 276 KB

8ii

Commercial Services - Councillor P Kunes pdf icon PDF 106 KB

8iii

Development - Councillor R Blunt pdf icon PDF 390 KB

8iv

Housing - Councillor A Lawrence pdf icon PDF 188 KB

8v

Project Delivery - Councillor P Gidney pdf icon PDF 137 KB

8vi

Deputy Leader and Culture, Heritage and Health - Councillor Mrs E Nockolds pdf icon PDF 116 KB

8vii

Leader and Resources - Councillor B Long pdf icon PDF 290 KB

9.

MEMBERS QUESTION TIME

In accordance with Standing Order 11.2 (b), Members of the Council may ask any questions of the Chair of any Council Body (except the Cabinet).

10.

NOTICES OF MOTION

i)              To consider the following Notice of Motion (2/20), submitted by Councillor Francis Bone

 

“This Council welcomes the announcement, following questions raised by local Member of Parliament, James Wild, that the proposal for a new hospital in King's Lynn is "under active consideration".

 

This Council wishes to support the present Government in all its efforts to improve the health and well being of local residents, especially by promoting active travel.

 

This Council further wishes to see greater use of public transport along routes such as Hardings Way in South Lynn to help reduce congestion and lower pollution on roads where people live such as London Road.

 

Therefore, this Council calls on all involved to work with Norfolk County Council,  Highways England and local Members of Parliament towards the introduction of a Park and Ride system to further the aims of this Council and time the Government to help improve the health and well being of local people.

 

As a first step this Council will forthwith resist all attempts to introduce general traffic including HGVs on to public transport routes such as Hardings Way in South Lynn."

 

 

ii)         To consider the following Notice of Motion (3/20), submitted by Councillor S Squire:

 

This council acknowledges that climate change is not the only challenge facing our natural environment. Therefore, this council agrees to ask Cabinet to set up a Cabinet task group, chaired by an appropriate portfolio holder, to work with our partners including Norfolk County Council and the Norfolk Biodiversity Partnership. Any recommendations on issues such as habitat protection and creation, the creation of a pollinator action plan and wildflower verges where possible, should be brought to Cabinet via the Environment & Community Panel before consideration at Council.

 

iii)        To consider the following Notice of Motion (4/20), submitted by Councillor T Ryves:

 

That this Council acknowledges that one of our priorities is to support and encourage the long term improvement in health of all in the Borough and commits to continuing to promote actively good health.

In particular we thank our NHS bodies for their supreme professionalism and instructs its leaders to work with the East of England Ambulance Service Trust to explore ways in which this Council can actively assist EEAST in improving Ambulance Response Times to improve outcomes for our residents.

This Council notes the greatly improved reduction in ambulance handover delays at QEH from a target of 438 to 38 in the April to June quarter and also the successful completion of the apprenticeships for 4 qualified emergency medical technicians.

 

(iv)       To consider the following Notice of Motion (5/20), submitted by Councillor S Squire:

 

Given the welcome commencement of works to extend the pontoons, which will encourage more visitor arrivals by water, increasing visitor numbers to the town and benefit local businesses.  This council believes that improved facilities for pontoon users, such as showers and toilets etc would encourage more visitors and improve the visitor experience. 

 

This council also believes it has a wealth of experience amongst all  ...  view the full agenda text for item 10.