Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Urban Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Contact: Lynn Cain  Email: l.cain@ashfield.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

To receive apologies for absence, if any.

2.

Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary or Personal Interests and Non Disclosable Pecuniary/Other Interests.

3.

To receive and approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on the 16th May, 2019. pdf icon PDF 380 KB

4.

To receive any announcements from the Chairman, Leader, Members of the Cabinet and the Head of Paid Service.

5.

To receive questions from the Public in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 11, if any.

From Mr. Trevor Carter:

 

To the Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Streets, Parks & Town Centres:

 

“Why have ADC stopped selling dog waste bags to Teversal Visitors Centre, Vets, Pet shops and other distributors, which is cost effective and replaced the facility with the provision of dispensers full of free bags at parks that leads to vandalism, scattering and wanton disposal of the contents and an additional costs to ADC?”

6.

To receive and consider any petitions submitted in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 12, if any.

(None received for this meeting)

7.

In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 2 (viii) to receive reports from the Cabinet in relation to the Council's budget and policy framework, reports of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee for debate and reports from Officers of the Council:-

7a

Changes to Committee Memberships.

7b

Appointment of the Independent Remuneration Panel. pdf icon PDF 216 KB

Additional documents:

7c

Interim Review of Polling Places. pdf icon PDF 109 KB

8.

In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 2 (ix), to receive recommendations from the Cabinet and the Council's Committees and resolve in accordance with the Council's rules of debate as per the attached schedule. pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Additional documents:

9.

To receive updates from Members of the Cabinet on their portfolio activity (maximum 30 minutes).

10.

Notices of Motion.

 

To consider a notice of motion proposed by Councillor David Hennigan and seconded by Councillor Jason Zadrozny, as follows:-

 

“Ashfield District Council recognises the scale and urgency of the global challenge from climate change.  This Council recognises that local action on global warming can make a difference.

 

This Council acknowledges the steps that Ashfield District Council have been taking to combat climate change.

 

This Council is proud of the measures we are already taking at a local level. This includes:

 

(1)  Ensuring energy efficiency across all our buildings and the moves towards reducing fleet emissions.

 

(2)  Ensuring a comprehensive programme of planting trees - replacing every tree removed with two trees and planting 1000 trees across the District over the next four years.

 

(3)  Ensuring that our planning policy continues to support blue and green infrastructure (rivers, streams, parks and nature reserves)

 

(4)  Continues to work with community groups across the Ashfield District.

 

This Council has an obligation to continue to lead, catalyse, support and influence actions by residents, our partners and businesses in the Ashfield District.

 

This Council therefore resolves to:

 

(1)  Reaffirm its commitment to doing everything possible to combat climate change including committing to a robust climate change strategy.

 

(2)  Include an assessment of the implications for sustainability and the environment in all relevant reports to committees.”

 

11.

To answer any questions submitted in writing by Members in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 13, if any.

(None received for this meeting)

12.

To receive a list of minutes and a web link to access Cabinet and Committee meeting minutes that have been published since the last ordinary meeting of the Council for Members to give notice of their intention to ask a question of a relevant Chairman under Procedure Rule 13.2. pdf icon PDF 88 KB