Tuesday 6th August 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Gipping Room, Grafton House

Contact: Ainsley Gilbert  01473 432510

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Unconfirmed Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting held on 9 July 2019.


To Confirm or Vary the Order of Business


Declarations of Interest


E/19/20 Hackney Carriage Fare Review pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Alasdair Ross


This report undertakes a review of hackney carriage fare levels.  Executive is asked to approved a revised ‘Table of Fares’ so that it can be advertised in accordance with section 65 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 to permit its introduction, subject to the outcome of consultation) on 15 October 2019.

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E/19/21 Expansion of Civil Parking Enforcement Functions pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Philip Smart


The purpose of this report is to inform Executive of changes to the proposed arrangements for the expansion of civil parking enforcement (CPE) functions and to seek approval to these changes.  These include changes to the financial risk and the control of on-street paid for parking.

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E/19/22 Town Centre Pedestrianised Zone Access and Parking pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Sarah Barber


This report details to Executive the issue of motor vehicles being driven and parked unlawfully into the pedestrianised streets within the town centre and provides options as to how this may be addressed.

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E/19/23 Maintenance & Contracts Online Repairs and Mobile Working pdf icon PDF 176 KB

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Neil MacDonald


This report outlines the proposal to introduce additional modules to extend the capability and use of Ipswich Borough Councils (the Council) core ICT system used by Maintenance and Contracts which will enable online reporting of tenant property repairs through “My Ipswich” and new ways of managing the Council’s house repairs and maintenance programmes (both revenue and capital).

The Executive are asked to:


·         Approve the procurement of additional modules to the core operating Maintenance and Contracts Operations system (the Core System) currently used by the Council through the Crown Commercial Services Data and Application Solutions framework agreement (RM3821) (the Framework) and;


·         Agree to enter into a new support and maintenance contract for the Core System and the additional modules successfully procured through the Framework; and


·         Approve the additional project funding as detailed in section 9.

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E/19/24 Policy on Sky Lanterns and Balloons pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Philip Smart


This report details a proposal to adopt a policy on Sky Lanterns & Balloons. Executive is asked to approve the recommendations.


E/19/25 Review of Corporate Health, Safety and Welfare Policy pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Portfolio Holder – Councillor Bryony Rudkin


The Council is required by law to prepare and, as often as may be appropriate, revise a written statement of its general policy with respect to the health and safety at work of its employees.


This report proposes an updated Health, Safety and Welfare Policy and requests Executive to adopt the policy with immediate effect.

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E/19/26 77 Norwich Road, Ipswich, IP1 2PR pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Portfolio Holder – Councillor David Ellesmere


This report informs Councillors about the current condition of 77 Norwich Road, and offers a brief history of the Council’s involvement to date. It highlights the need for action and suggests how the option of making a Compulsory Purchase Order could be considered in the event that a voluntary sale to the Council cannot be agreed. This report seeks authorisation to set aside a sum to meet the cost of either option.

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Exclusion of Public

To consider excluding the public (including the Press) from the meeting during consideration of the following items under Regulation 21 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2000 as it is likely that if members of the public were present during these items there would be disclosure to them of exempt information falling within paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).



Unconfirmed Exempt Minutes of Previous Meeting


E/19/26 77 Norwich Road, Ipswich, IP1 2PR - Exempt Information

Portfolio Holder – Councillor David Ellesmere