South Holland District Council
Wednesday, 27th February, 2019 6.30 pm

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

Contact: Gregory Watkinson  01775 764599

No. Item


Apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 23 January 2019 (copy enclosed)


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.)


Chairman's Announcements.


Announcements by Leader and Members of the Cabinet.


Questions asked on notice under Standing Order 6


Questions asked without notice under Standing Order 7


Committee Minutes

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


Policy Development Panel (15 January 2019) pdf icon PDF 64 KB


Planning Committee (16 January 2019) pdf icon PDF 70 KB


Performance Monitoring Panel (30 January 2019) pdf icon PDF 90 KB


Joint Performance Monitoring Panel and Policy Development Panel (12 February 2019) pdf icon PDF 1 MB


Planning Committee (13 February 2019) pdf icon PDF 69 KB


Report from Cabinet meeting held on 12 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To consider recommendations of the Cabinet in respect of:


a)    Pride in South Holland – To seek approval to increase resources in the Pride in South Holland initiative for 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 (Cabinet minute 67/18) (Cabinet Agenda Item 7)


b)    Q3 Finance Report 2018/19 – To provide information on Quarter 3 (to 31 December 2018) and forecast full year financial position of the Council (Cabinet minute 71/18) (Cabinet Agenda items 11 and 14)


(report of the Cabinet enclosed).

Additional documents:


Key Decision Plan pdf icon PDF 130 KB

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


Budget, Medium Term Strategy and Capital Strategy pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To consider the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account 2019/20 revenue and capital estimates and the Financial Medium Term Strategy (report of the Portfolio Holder for Finance and the Executive Director Commercialisation enclosed)

Additional documents:


Corporate Plan 2019-23 pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Topresent the new proposed Corporate Plan for the period 2019-2023 to Council for formal adoption. (Report of the Portfolio Holder for Strategy, Governance and Transformation enclosed)

Additional documents:


Invitation to the Boundary Commission pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To request the Local Boundary Commission for England to undertake a review of the council’s electoral arrangements. (Report of the Portfolio Holder for Governance and Customer and Executive Manager – Governance (Deputy Monitoring Officer) enclosed).


Constitution pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider variations to the constitution. (Report of the Monitoring Officer enclosed)


Standards Arrangements pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To Consider an amendment to the Standards Arrangements. (Report of the Executive Director – Strategy and Governance enclosed)


Reports from Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 61 KB

North Level Internal Drainage Board – February 2019

(Report of Councillor Brewis enclosed)


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.


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.


Council Tax Setting 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To set the amounts of Council Tax applicable for 2019-20 for each valuation band and in each part of the district. (Report of the Portfolio Holder for Finance and the Executive Director Commercialisation enclosed)

Additional documents:


Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider resolving that, under section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 3 and 4 of Schedule 12 (A) of the Act.



Restricted Minute

To Consider the restricted minutes of the previous meeting of South Holland District Council held on 23 January 2019 (copy enclosed)


Report from the Cabinet meeting held on 12 February 2019 (exempt appendix)

Agenda item 9 refers.


Compass Point Business Services Options

To consider key actions to enable the extension of the current arrangements with Compass Point Business Services (“CPBS”). (Report of the Deputy Leader of the Council and the Deputy Leader of the Cabinet enclosed)

Additional documents: