Agenda and minutes

Council
Wednesday 28th November 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall

Contact: Ainsley Gilbert  01473 432510

Items
No. Item

30.

Apologies for Absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for Absence were received from Councillors Parry, Maguire, Studd and Wright.

31.

To Confirm the Minutes from the Previous Council Meeting. pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED:

 

that the Minutes of the meeting held on 19 September be signed as a true record.

32.

To Confirm or Vary the Order of Business on the Agenda.

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED:

 

that the order of the business be confirmed as printed on the Agenda.

33.

To Receive any Declarations of Interest.

Minutes:

Item 8. Licensing Act 2003: Determination of Statement of Licensing Policy.

 

Councillor J Cook, as a Director of the East of England Co-operative Society Ltd, declared a pecuniary interest in this item, and left the room during its consideration.

34.

Mayor's Communications.

Minutes:

The Mayor explained that her communications had been circulated.

 

The Mayor reported that Judge John Devaux would be retiring as the Honorary Recorder for Ipswich at the end of the week. The Mayor explained that Judge Devaux had carried out the duties of the Honorary Recorder for Ipswich very conscientiously during his 18 years in post and commented that he and his wife Fiona had been a credit to Ipswich. 

 

On the proposal of the Mayor a vote of thanks to the retiring Honorary Recorder was MOVED.

 

This was PUT to the meeting and CARRIED.

35.

Councillors to answer questions asked in accordance with Rules of Procedure 9. pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Minutes:

 

Question put to:

 

Question from:

Question Title:

1.

 

Councillor P Smart

Councillor Lockington

Electric Vehicle Charging Points

2.

 

Councillor Ross

Councillor Phillips

Parking Enforcement

3.

 

Councillor Ellesmere

Councillor Carnall

Accidents on the Cornhill

4.

 

Councillor Jones

Councillor Reynolds

Single Use Plastic Audit

5.

 

Councillor Gardiner

Councillor Pope

Hedgehog Highways

6.

 

Councillor Ellesmere

Councillor Cenci

Cornhill Project Costs

7.

 

Councillor P Smart

Councillor Harsant

Rats in Town Centre

8.

 

Councillor Jones

Councillor Reynolds

Trees in St Margarets

9.

 

Councillor Ellesmere

Councillor Carnall

Independent Review of Works on Cornhill

10.

 

Councillor Meudec

Councillor Fisher

Area Committee Grants

11.

 

Councillor P Smart

Councillor Pope

Ipswich’s Bee Population

12.

 

Councillor P Smart

Councillor Xhaferaj

Star Lane Gyratory

13.

 

Councillor P Smart

Councillor Hall

Buses and Air Quality

14.

 

Councillor Ellesmere

Councillor Fisher

Update on 1 Cornhill

 

36.

C/18/09 To Consider a Report from Councillor C Jones on Adoption of the Development & Archaeology Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED on a motion MOVED by Councillor Jones and SECONDED by Councillor Gardiner:

 

that the Development and Archaeology Supplementary Planning Document be adopted.

37.

C/18/10 To Consider a Report from Councillor A Ross on the Licensing Act 2003: Determination of Statement of Licensing Policy. pdf icon PDF 111 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED on a motion MOVED by Councillor Ross and SECONDED by Councillor Connelly:

 

that the Statement of Licensing Policy be adopted.

 

38.

C/18/11 To Consider a Report from Councillor M Cook on Treasury Management Performance 2018/19. pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED on a motion MOVED by Councillor M Cook and SECONDED by Councillor Grant:

 

that the Treasury Management Operations for the period 1 April 2018 to 30 September 2018 be noted.

39.

C/18/12 To Consider a Report from Councillor E Harsant on the Strategic Overview & Scrutiny Annual Report 2017/18 and Future Work Programme. pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED on a motion MOVED by Councillor Harsant and SECONDED by Councillor Gage:

 

a)            that the Strategic Overview & Scrutiny Committee Annual Report 2017/2018, attached at Appendix 1 to the report, be noted.

b)           that the Strategic Overview & Scrutiny Committee’s Work Programme for 2018/2019, attached at Appendix 2 to the report, be noted.

 

40.

C/18/13 To Consider a Report from Councillor A Ross on the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018. pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED on a motion MOVED by Councillor Ross and SECONDED by Councillor Elavalakan:

 

a)           that authority be delegated to the Operations Manager – Public Protection to appoint ‘authorised inspectors’ under the Animal Welfare Act 2010;

 

b)           that authority be delegated to the Operations Manager – Public Protection to delegate powers to Principal Environmental Health Officers to consider appeals against Star Ratings;

 

c)           that the Table of Fees for Animal Welfare Licences (Appendix 1 to the report) be approved to enable applications to be processed efficiently.

41.

C/18/14 To Consider a Report from Councillor D Ellesmere on the Programme of Meetings for 2019/20. pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED on a motion MOVED by Councillor Ellesmere and SECONDED by Councillor Rudkin:

 

that the Programme of Meetings for 2019/20, as set out in Appendix 1 to the report, be approved

42.

To Consider nominations/changes of Councillors to serve on Committees, Panels, Working Groups and Outside Bodies.

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED:

 

that Councillor Reynolds replace Councillor Goldsmith on the Design and Conservation Panel.