Agenda for Council on Wednesday 26th January 2022, 6.00 p.m.


Council - Wednesday 26th January 2022 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Parkside Suite - Parkside

Contact: Jess Bayley 

No. Item



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 1st December 2021 pdf icon PDF 599 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.



Urgent Decisions


Changes to Committee Membership

Members are asked to note that Councillor M. Glass has been appointed to the Planning Committee to replace Councillor P. Thomas.


In addition, Councillor P. Thomas has been appointed to the Worcestershire Regulatory Services (WRS) Board to replace Councillor A. Kent.





Independent Remuneration Panel Recommendations 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Additional documents:


To receive and consider a report from the Portfolio Holder for Environmental Services and Community Safety pdf icon PDF 179 KB

Members are asked to note that, in light of the very recent changes to Portfolio Holder remits, a decision has been taken on this occasion to only include information about Environmental Services in this Portfolio Holder report to Council.  Further information about Community Safety will be provided in a separate Portfolio Holder report to Council later in the year.


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.





Recommendations from the Cabinet (to follow)

To consider the recommendations from the meeting of the Cabinet held on 19th January 2022.




Background Information on the recommendations from the Cabinet


Bromsgrove response to South Staffordshire Preferred Option Local Plan pdf icon PDF 227 KB

Additional documents:


Bromsgrove District Council Car Parks - Adoption of Cashless Payments and Operational Procedures for Recreation Road South Car Park and Churchfields Multi-Storey Car Park pdf icon PDF 249 KB

Additional documents:


Council Tax Empty Homes Discounts and Premiums pdf icon PDF 608 KB


Worcestershire Regulatory Services (WRS) Board - Budget Recommendations pdf icon PDF 438 KB


Fees and Charges 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Additional documents:


To note the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 19th January 2022 (to follow)


Questions on Notice pdf icon PDF 361 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 265 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.


Additional documents:


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


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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To note the exempt minute(s) of the Cabinet meeting held on 19th January 2022 (to follow)


Fees and Charges 2022