Council - Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 7.00 pm - Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Farnborough

Contact: Jill Shuttleworth, Democracy and Partnerships Manager  01252 398822

Items
No. Item

1.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Council held on 25th July 2019 (copy attached).

2.

MAYOR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

3.

RUSHMOOR COMMUNITY AWARD 2019

The Mayor to present the Rushmoor Community Award 2019 to both Suzanne Skippage and Stella Olivier in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the Borough.

4.

STANDING ORDER 8 - QUESTIONS

To receive any questions by Members submitted in pursuance of Standing Order 8 (3).

5.

NOTICE OF MOTION - DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES

To consider the following Notice of Motion, which has been submitted by Cllr A.H. Crawford pursuant to Standing Order 9 (1):

 

“That this Council engage with the Stop The Knock campaign of the Money Advice Trust to improve its debt-collection practices using the six steps to:

 

1.         Make a clear public commitment to reduce the Council’s use of bailiffs over time.

2.         Review the Council’s signposting to free debt advice, including phone/online channels.

3.         Adopt the Standard Financial Statement to assess affordability.

4.         Have a formal policy covering residents in vulnerable circumstances.

5.         Exempt Council Tax Support recipients from bailiff action.

6.         Sign the Council Tax Protocol and review current practice against the ‘Supportive Council Tax Recovery’ Toolkit.”

6.

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DECISION BY THE COUNCIL

To consider the recommendations in relation to the following items:

6(1)

Asset Management pdf icon PDF 222 KB

To receive a report from the Cabinet (copy attached – Annex 1), which recommends the approval of the proposed Asset Management Plan.  The Major Projects and Property Portfolio Holder (Cllr M.J. Tennant) will introduce this item.

7.

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

To consider resolving:

 

That, subject to the public interest test, the public be excluded from this meeting during the discussion of the undermentioned item to avoid the disclosure of exempt information within the paragraph of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972 indicated against such item:

 

Item No.

Schedule 12A Para. No.

Category

7.1

3

Information relating to financial or business affairs

 

7(1)

Rushmoor Development Partnership - Approval of Parsons Barracks Car Park Project Plan

To consider an exempt report (copy attached – Annex 2), which recommends the approval of the Rushmoor Development Partnership’s Project Plan in relation to the redevelopment of Parsons Barracks Car Park, Aldershot. The Deputy Leader of the Council (Cllr K.H. Muschamp) will introduce this item.

8.

QUESTIONS FOR THE CABINET

To receive any questions by Members to Cabinet Members submitted in accordance with the Procedure Note.

9.

REPORTS OF CABINET AND COMMITTEES pdf icon PDF 10 KB

To receive and ask questions on the Reports of the following Meetings (copy reports attached):

 

Cabinet

23rd July, 2019

 

20th August, 2019

 

17th September, 2019

 

Committees

 

Development Management

17th July, 2019

Licensing Audit and General Purposes

29th July, 2019

Development Management

14th August, 2019

Development Management

18th September, 2019

 

 

 

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10.

REPORTS OF THE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE AND POLICY AND PROJECT ADVISORY BOARD pdf icon PDF 9 KB

To note the Reports of the following meetings (copy reports attached):

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

18th July, 2019

Policy and Project Advisory Board

31st July, 2019

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

11th September, 2019

 

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