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 Meetings of the Council held on 14 and 21 January 2021 (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.

THE FINANCIAL PLAN 2020/2025 AND COUNCIL TAX RESOLUTION 2021/22 - sent as a supplementary to the council agenda pdf icon PDF 353 KB

Pursuant to Minute CAB228: Financial Plan2020/2025of the Cabinet Meeting held on 2 February 2021, the “Financial Plan 2020/2025 and Council Tax Resolution 2021/2022” the document attached as a supplementary to the agenda for consideration and decision includes an updated summary of the Financial Plan 2020/2054, the County Council, the Police and Crime Commissioner - Council Tax for 2021/2022 and details of Parish Precepts and Internal Drainage Boards levies for 2021/2022. 

 

NOTE:In accordance with Statutory Instrument 2014 No. 165, Local Government, England, The Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, any decision taken on the Council’s Budget or Council Tax setting must be taken with a recorded vote

 

 

Additional documents:

7.

PROPORTIONALITY UPDATE pdf icon PDF 110 KB

8.

URGENT BUSINESS

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

 

9.

PETITIONS AND PUBLIC QUESTIONS

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

10.

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM COUNCIL BODIES

(Members are reminded this is a debate, not a question and answer session)

To consider the following recommendations to Council:

 

10i

Cabinet: 2 February 2021 pdf icon PDF 213 KB

CAB229: Capital Programme 2020-25

CAB230: Capital Strategy 2021-22

CAB231: Treasury Management Strategy Statement, Minimum Revenue Provision Policy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy 2021-22

 

Exempt report

CAB234: Hunstanton Bus Station

 

11.

NOTICE OF MOTION

To consider the following Notice of Motion (1/21), submitted by Councillor M de Whalley:

 

1.    This Council recognises the democratic mandate given to it by the people of West Norfolk in their overwhelming opposition to the King’s Lynn incinerator proposal. In keeping with this position and in recognition of this Council’s principled opposition to that scheme, this Council cannot and does not support the construction of a waste incinerator in Wisbech.

 

2.    This Council supports Wisbech Town Council, Fenland District Council and Cambridgeshire County Council in their stated opposition to the Wisbech waste incinerator.

 

 

3.    This Council will write to the Secretary of State to make clear its opposition to these plans.

 

 

 

 

 

12.

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.)

 

 

12i

Business Development - Councillor G Middleton pdf icon PDF 181 KB

12ii

Climate Change & Commercial Services - Councillor P Kunes pdf icon PDF 110 KB

12iii

Development - Councillor R Blunt pdf icon PDF 486 KB

12iv

Environmental Services & Public Protection - Councillor S Dark pdf icon PDF 119 KB

12v

Housing - Councillor A Lawrence pdf icon PDF 278 KB

12vi

Project Delivery - Councillor P Gidney pdf icon PDF 121 KB

12vii

Deputy Leader and Culture, Heritage and Health - Councillor Mrs E Nockolds pdf icon PDF 21 KB

12viii

Leader and Resources - Councillor B Long pdf icon PDF 195 KB

13.

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).