Agenda and minutes

Council - Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 7.30 pm


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Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests from Members in respect of any item to be considered at the meeting.


No declarations of interest were made by Councillors regarding Items on the agenda.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on 16 February 2021 and Extraordinary Meeting of the Council held on 25 March 2021.

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The Minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on 16 February and the Extraordinary Meeting of the Council held on 25 March were agreed as a true record and the Mayor was authorised to sign them.


Mayoral Communications/Business

To receive such communications or deal with such business as the Mayor may decide to lay before the Council.


The Mayor announced the sad passing of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and announced his presence at the recent Thanksgiving Service for the life of His Royal Highness. The Council observed a minute’s silence in remembrance.

The Mayor welcomed Canon Margaret Marsh, who said the prayers at the Meeting, and announced that the Mayor’s Chaplain, Rev. Russell Dewhurst had recently held his last church service before beginning his studies for a Master’s Degree in Canon Law in Sussex.

The Mayor made a number of announcements relating to noteworthy virtual and in-person events which he had attended over the past month and forthcoming events.


Questions pdf icon PDF 65 KB

This report sets out the questions submitted which have been accepted under FCR 12, Part 4 Rules of Procedure, of the Constitution.

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One question had been addressed to the Chairman of the Strategy and Resources Committee, to which a written answer had been provided and published.

One supplementary question was asked at the meeting and an answer was given by the Chairman of the Strategy and Resources Committee.




Chairs/Chairmen's Statements pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To receive statements from the Chairs/Chairmen of the Council’s Policy Committees, briefing Members on current events and issues relating to the relevant Committee’s area of work.

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Council received written statements from the Chairman/Chair of the Community & Wellbeing Committee, Environment & Safe Communities Committee and Strategy & Resources Committee.

Five questions were asked relating to the statements and responded to by the Committee Chairman/Chair.