Agenda for Council on Wednesday 21st April 2021, 6.00 p.m.


Virtual Meeting - Teams, Council - Wednesday 21st April 2021 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Virtual Meeting - Teams

Contact: Jess Bayley 


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To observe a minute silence as a mark of respect for His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh


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 24th February 2021 pdf icon PDF 357 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 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

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 Review Working Group - Recommendation pdf icon PDF 218 KB

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Amendments to the Officer Scheme of Delegations (Report to Follow)


Urgent Decisions pdf icon PDF 123 KB

Urgent decisions have been taken on the following subjects since the previous meeting of Council:


a)           The release of £105k from balances to support the continued operation of Bromsgrove Sports and Leisure Centre during January to March 2021 following the forced closure in January 2021. 

b)           Approval of the Green Homes funding that has been allocated to Bromsgrove District Council.  The report on this subject that was considered at meetings of the Overview and Scrutiny Board, on 29th March 2021, and Cabinet, on 31st March 2021, has also been attached as background  information.


Any further urgent decisions taken after the publication of this agenda pack will be circulated for Members’ consideration in a supplementary pack.



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Recommendations from the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To consider the recommendations from the meeting of the Cabinet held on 31st March 2021.



Background Information on the recommendations from the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 315 KB

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To note the minutes of the meetings of the Cabinet held on 24th February and 31st March 2021 pdf icon PDF 258 KB

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Questions on Notice pdf icon PDF 363 KB

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 pdf icon PDF 175 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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To consider any urgent business, details of which have been notified to the Head of Legal, Democratic and Property Services prior to the commencement of the meeting and which the Chairman, by reason of special circumstances, considers to be of so urgent a nature that it cannot wait until the next meeting