Council - Wednesday, 24 February 2021 7.30 pm

Venue: Online only

Contact: Kirsty Hunt  01344 353108

Link: This meeting will be held online


No. Item

The meeting will be opened with prayers by the Mayor's Chaplain


Apologies for Absence


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 236 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 13 January 2021.


Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.


Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.


Any Member with an affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.


Mayor's Announcements pdf icon PDF 1 MB


Executive Report pdf icon PDF 234 KB

To receive the Leader’s report on the work of the Executive since the Council meeting held on 13 January 2021.


Additional documents:


Financial Plans and Revenue Budgets 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 273 KB

To resolve recommendations in respect of:

·       Capital Programme 2021/22 –2023/24

·       Revenue Budget 2021/22

·       Council Tax 2021/22

Additional documents:


Question Submitted Under Council Procedure Rule 10

Councillor Temperton to Councillor Heydon, Executive Member for Transformation and Finance


The COVID winter Grant is now being used for supporting residents’ utility bills and the food voucher/ parcels for our vulnerable children whilst home-learning.


The £500 Isolation Grant is available to support those on low incomes having to self-isolate after a positive COVID test.


How long are the current funds able to sustain the support needed?