Agenda and minutes

This meeting has been rescheduled from 4/4/18, South Holland District Council
Wednesday, 11th April, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Priory Road, Spalding

Contact: Gregory Watkinson  01775 764599

Items
No. Item

111.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 8 March 2018  (copy enclosed).

Minutes:

The Council considered the minutes of the meeting held on 8 March 2018.

 

DECISION:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 8 March 2018 be agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

112.

Declaration of Interests.

(Where a Councillor has a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest the Councillor must declare the interest to the meeting and leave the room without participating in any discussion or making a statement on the item, except where a Councillor is permitted to remain as a result of a grant of dispensation.)

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interests.

113.

Chairman's Announcements.

Minutes:

The Chairman advised of  the sad passing of North East Lincolnshire Mayor, Councillor Mike Burton.

 

The Chairman read a thank you note from the partner of Councillor Clark, which thanked members and officers for their kind words and actions following the sad passing of Councillor Clark.

114.

Announcements by Leader and Members of the Cabinet.

Minutes:

There were none.

115.

Questions asked on notice under Standing Order 6

Minutes:

There were no questions asked under Standing Order 6.

 

116.

Questions asked without notice under Standing Order 7

Minutes:

Question to: The Leader of the Council

Question from: Councillor Newton

Subject: Index linking of £12 million awarded to the Council via Housing Infrastructure bids.

 

Councillor Newton asked the Leader of the Council if the £12 million that had been awarded to the Council as a result of the successful Housing Infrastructure bid was ring-fenced and index linked. The Leader of the Council responded that the fund was ring-fenced but was not index linked.

117.

Committee Minutes pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To receive the minutes of the following Committees and Panels:-

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Policy Development Panel - 20 February 2018

 

DECISION

That the minutes be received.

 

Planning Committee - 7 March 2018

 

DECISION

That the minutes be received.

 

 

118.

Report from Cabinet meeting held on 27 March 2018 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To consider any recommendations of the Cabinet affecting the budget and policy framework (Report of the Cabinet enclosed).

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report from the Cabinet meeting held on 27 March 2018.

 

Councillor Gambba-Jones introduced the report which sought annual capital funding of £50,000 until 2022/23 to replace grounds maintenance equipment which had reached the end of its useful life. The funding would enable the Council to refresh the Authority’s lawnmower inventory.

 

DECISION:

 

a)    Replacement of Grounds Maintenance Equipment:

 

a)    That Capital expenditure of up to £50,000 be approved for the purchase of replacement equipment for the delivery of the grounds maintenance service in 2018/19, the proposed funding to come from appropriate reserves; and

 

b)    That the capital equipment replacement programme for grounds maintenance, for annual capital expenditure of up to £50,000 until 2022/23 be approved.

 

119.

Key Decision Plan pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To receive the current Key Decision Plan (copy enclosed).

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Key Decision Plan.

 

DECISION:

 

That the Key Decision Plan be received.

 

120.

HR Policy Handbook Additions pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To present new policies to the HR Policy Handbook (Report of the Executive Manager – People and Public Protection and the Portfolio Holder – Governance and Customer enclosed).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Executive Manager – People and Public Protection and Portfolio Holder – Governance and Customer.

 

The Portfolio Holder – Governance and Customer introduced the new policies proposed for inclusion in the HR policy handbook.

 

DECISION:

 

1)    That following consideration by Policy Development Panel, the following policies be approved;

 

a)    Stuck Not Sick Policy

b)    Alcohol, Drugs and Substance Misuse Policy; and

c)    Career Break Policy

121.

Nominations for Committees and other Seats and Proposed Changes to the Constitution.

To receive, from political groups, nominations for any changes to Committees and other seats and to consider any proposed changes to the Constitution.

Minutes:

There were none

122.

Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent

 

 

NOTE:            No other business is permitted unless by reason of special circumstances, which shall be specified in the minutes, the Chairman is of the opinion that the items(s) should be considered as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

There were none.