Agenda and minutes

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Venue: Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent

Contact: Committee Section 

Items
No. Item

80.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Cllrs John Cubitt, Peter Rayner, Brian Sangha and Kevin Burbidge, Director (Housing & Regeneration).  

 

81.

Minutes of the Council held on 21 February 2017(copy of the Extraordinary Meeting and the later meeting of Council both attached) pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes of Council and the Extraordinary meeting of Council held on Thursday, 21 February 2017 were signed by the Chair.

 

82.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were made.

 

83.

To elect a Leader of the Executive

To elect a Leader for a term of office which ends on the day of the next post-election Annual meeting (under whole Council elections) subject to Article 7 (Leader and Cabinet Executive) within the Articles of the Constitution.

 

Minutes:

The Mayor asked Members for nominations for Leader of the Executive. 

 

It was moved by Cllr Harold Craske and seconded by Cllr David Hurley that –

 

            Cllr David Turner be elected as Leader of the Executive for a term of office which ends on the day of the next post-election Annual meeting             (under whole             Council elections) subject to Article 7 (Leader and Cabinet             Executive) within the Articles of the Constitution.

 

The motion was put to the meeting and declared to be carried.

 

84.

Public Questions

Minutes:

No questions from members of the public had been received.

85.

Minutes of Committees pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To receive and adopt the proceedings, reports and recommendations of

the following committees, except those items reserved under Council

procedure Rule 5.2 (6) and to ratify and confirm the orders made by

them.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Motions that proceedings, reports and recommendations of Committees, except those reserved under Council Procedure 5.2(6) as referred to below be received and adopted and where applicable the Orders made by them be ratified and confirmed were duly proposed, seconded and resolved in each case.

 

Minutes of meeting Monday, 27 February 2017 of Cabinet

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 28 February 2017 of Crime and Disorder Scrutiny Committee

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 2 March 2017 of Licensing Committee

Minutes of meeting Wednesday, 8 March 2017 of Regulatory Board

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 9 March 2017 of Overview Scrutiny Committee

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 14 March 2017 of Finance and Audit Committee

Minutes of meeting Monday, 27 March 2017 of Cabinet

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 06 April 2017 of Overview Scrutiny Committee

Minutes of meeting Wednesday 12 April 2017 of Regulatory Board

 

86.

Reserved Minutes

To receive and adopt the proceedings, reports and recommendations of

committees contained in the list of items reserved under Council

Procedure Rule 5.2.(6) and to ratify the orders made by them.

 

The reserved minutes will be dealt with in the following order:-

 

·         Cabinet

·         Crime & Disorder Scrutiny Committee

·         Licensing Committee

·         Regulatory Board

·         Overview Scrutiny Committee

·         Finance and Audit Committee

 

Minutes:

There were no reserved Minutes.

 

87.

Updated Waste Management Policy for Gravesham Borough Council pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To present an updated Waste Management Policy for the borough to Council for formal adoption

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Cllr David Turner and seconded by Cllr Sandra Garside -

           

·         That the Council approves and adopts the Waste Management Policy for Gravesham Borough Council as attached at appendix two

 

Following a debate, the motion was declared to be carried by 22 votes, with 17 abstentions from Labour Members.

 

Cllr Turner added that that once the policy has been implemented the cross party working group will be reconvened and the issues raised at the meeting could be discussed along with any additional issues that follow the implementation period.

 

It was therefore resolved:

 

·         That the Council approves and adopts the Waste Management Policy for     

Gravesham Borough Council as attached at appendix two

 

 

88.

To consider questions from Members of the Council of which notice has been given under Council Procedure Rule 14.

Minutes:

No questions have been received.

89.

To receive the Mayors Announcements

Minutes:

The Mayor thanked the officers and Members for their continued support throughout the year and asked them to join her in the Parlour for refreshments.