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

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To receive apologies for absence, if any.


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


Welcome and Introduction by the Chairman of the Council:

In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 19.1, as Chairman of the Council, I have called an extraordinary meeting of the Council for the purposes of a State of Ashfield debate focussing on Economic Growth. 


The purpose of the meeting is to enable the Leader and his Cabinet to gather information on the issues and matters which are of concern to Members and which can be considered as part of the preparations for business planning and the proposals for the Council’s budget and policy framework for the forthcoming year.


No formal recommendations or decisions will be taken at the meeting.


In accordance with Rule 19, the form of meeting has been agreed with the Leader of the Council and is set out in the Appendix to the Agenda.


In order to enable effective discussion to take place, a Member of the Council will move in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 30.1 the suspension of Rule 16 (Rules of Debate).


Introduction by the Leader of the Council/Portfolio Holder. (10 minutes)


Presentation by Stuart Young, Executive Director, East Midlands Councils. (10 minutes)


Presentation by Sajeeda Rose, Chief Executive D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership. (10 minutes)


Presentation by Carol Cooper-Smith, Interim Chief Executive. (10 minutes)


Question and Answer Session.


Summation by Leader/Portfolio Holder and Next Steps (10 minutes)