Agenda for Council on Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 6.00 p.m.


Wednesday 22nd January 2020 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Parkside Suite - Parkside

Contact: Amanda Scarce  Jess Bayley

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To receive apologies for absence


Declarations of Interest

To invite Councillors to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Disclosable Interests they may have in items on the agenda, and to confirm the nature of those interests.


To confirm the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 20th November 2019 pdf icon PDF 300 KB


To receive any announcements from the Chairman and/or Head of Paid Service


To receive any announcements from the Leader


To receive comments, questions or petitions from members of the public

A period of up to 15 minutes is allowed for members of the public to make a comment, ask questions or present petitions.  Each member of the public has up to 3 minutes to do this.  A councillor may also present a petition on behalf of a member of the public.



Constitution Update Report pdf icon PDF 53 KB

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Open Spaces Report pdf icon PDF 68 KB


Recommendations from the Cabinet - 4th December 2019 pdf icon PDF 44 KB

To consider the recommendations from the meetings of the Cabinet held on 4th December 2019 and 15th January 2020.


The recommendations from 15th January 2020 will be provided as soon as they are available.

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To note the minutes of the meetings of the Cabinet held on 4th December 2019 and 15th January 2020 pdf icon PDF 515 KB

The minutes from the meeting on 15th January will follow in a supplementary agenda once finalised.

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To receive and consider a report from the Portfolio Holder for Economic Development and the Town Centre pdf icon PDF 382 KB

Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item; no longer than 10 minutes for  presentation of the report and then up to 3 minutes for each question to be put and answered.



Questions on Notice (to be circulated at the meeting)

To deal with any questions on notice from Members of the Council, in the order in which they have been received.


A period of up to 15 minutes is allocated for the asking and answering of questions.  This may be extended at the discretion of the Chairman with the agreement of the majority of those present.



Motions on Notice (to follow if any) pdf icon PDF 41 KB

A period of up to one hour is allocated to consider the motions on notice.  This may only be extended with the agreement of the Council.


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Background Information on the recommendations from the Cabinet


Worcestershire Mineral Plan - Statement of Common Ground pdf icon PDF 58 KB

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Fees and Charges pdf icon PDF 63 KB

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Lickey & Blackwell and Cofton Hackett Neighbourhood Plan pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Due to the size of the document appendix 1 has been published as a supplementary agenda.  Paper copies of this will be provided on request.


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BDC Response to South Worcs Development Plan pdf icon PDF 68 KB

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South Staffs Local Plan Preferred Options pdf icon PDF 68 KB

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Market Hall Site Meanwhile Uses pdf icon PDF 285 KB

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Worcestershire Regulatory Services Board - Budget 2020/21 - 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

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Finance Monitoring Quarter 2 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 110 KB

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Medium Term Financial Plan 2020/21 - 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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Management Review pdf icon PDF 105 KB

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To consider, and if considered appropriate, to pass the following resolution to exclude the public from the meeting during the consideration of item(s) of business containing exempt information:-

"RESOLVED: that under Section 100 I of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended, the public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it/they involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act, as amended, the relevant paragraph of that part, in each case, being as set out below, and that it is in the public interest to do so:-


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Fees and Charges Exempt Information