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Contact: Alec Dubberley  Service Manager, Elections and Members' Services

Items
No. Item

32.

Thought for the day.

Minutes:

In the absence of the Mayor’s Chaplain, Pastor Charles Bowler, delivered a thought for the day.

33.

Apologies for Absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Beeston MBE.

34.

Mayor's Announcements.

Minutes:

The Mayor informed Members that he had undertaken 32 engagements since the last meeting of Council, ranging from visits to schools and Play Forums, to the opening of a brewery shop and a Himalayan restaurant. The Mayor also informed Members that he had written to the Queen on behalf of the Council, congratulating her on becoming the country’s longest reigning monarch.

 

The Mayor informed Members that former Councillors Maggie and Andrew Dunkin had recently won newcomer of the year at a brewery awards for their pub, “The Old Volunteer”, which has fast become a vibrant part of the community. The Mayor had written to the Dunkin’s to congratulate them on their win.

 

The Mayor informed Members that at his recent Civic Service at Carlton Pentecostal Church £473 had been donated towards his chosen charity, We R Here.

 

The Mayor also informed Members that the Chief Executive had recently undertaken a 100 mile bike ride which had raised £1,450 for the Mayor’s Charity and encouraged anyone still wishing to donate to do so.

 

 

35.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 15 July 2015 pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.

 

36.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

37.

To answer questions asked by the public under Standing Order 8.

Minutes:

None received.

38.

To deal with any petitions received under Standing Order 8a.

Minutes:

None received.

39.

To answer questions asked by Members of the Council under Standing Order 9.

Minutes:

None received.

40.

Amendment to Contract Standing Orders pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Report of the Council Solicitor and Monitoring Officer.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Council Solicitor and Monitoring Officer, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, asking the Council to approve an amendment to the Contract Standing Orders.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the matter stand adjourned without discussion to the next ordinary meeting of the Council.

 

41.

Waiver of Standing Orders - Banking Services Contract pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Report of the Corporate Director (Chief Financial Officer).

 

Please note that there is a not for publication appendix to this item.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Corporate Director (Chief Financial Officer), which had been circulated prior to the meeting, requesting a waiver of standing orders to enable the Council to enter into a new banking contract with HSBC.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To waive contract standing orders to enable the agreement of a new banking contract with HSBC for a period of three years commencing 1 April 2016, with an option to extend this for a maximum of five years.

42.

Referral from Standards Committee: Recruitment of co-opted parish representatives pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Report of the Council Solicitor and Monitoring Officer.

 

Council is recommended to:

 

1)    Co-opt Pat Woodfield, Councillor for Woodborough Parish Council and John Bailey, Councillor for Calverton Parish Council should on to the Standards Committee to fill the 2 vacant posts of co-opted parish representatives until the next annual meeting; and

 

2)    Delegate authority to the interview panel to review the appointments prior to the next annual meeting and recommend to Council whether the co-option should continue.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Council Solicitor and Monitoring Officer, which had been referred to Council by the meeting of Standards on 27 August 2015. The report requested that Council co-opt Pat Woodfield, Councillor for Woodborough Parish Council and John Bailey, Councillor for Calverton Parish Council on to the Standards Committee to fill the 2 vacant posts of co-opted parish representatives until the next annual meeting.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To co-opt Pat Woodfield, Councillor for Woodborough Parish Council and John Bailey, Councillor for Calverton Parish Council on to the Standards Committee to fill the 2 vacant posts of co-opted parish representatives until the next annual meeting.

43.

To receive questions and comments from Members concerning any matter dealt with by the Executive or by a Committee or Sub-Committee (Standing Order 11.1). pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

In accordance with Standing Order 11.1, a number of comments were made and responded to by the appropriate Cabinet Member or Committee Chair.

44.

To consider comments, of which due notice has been given, under Standing Order 11.03(a).

Minutes:

None received.

45.

To consider motions under Standing Order 12.

Minutes:

None received.

 


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