Agenda and minutes

Council
Wednesday, 9th October, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Gosport, PO12 1EB

Contact: Lisa Young  email:  lisa.young@gosport.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

12.

To receive apologies from Members for their inability to attend the Meeting

Minutes:

Apologies for non attendance were received from Councillors Rev Blackman, Pepper and Mrs Prickett and Honorary Freeman O’Neill and Honorary Alderman Foster.

13.

To confirm the Minutes of Meeting of the Council held on 24th July 2019 (copy herewith). pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the minutes of the meeting held on the 24th July 2019 be signed as a true and correct record, subject to one minor amendment.

14.

To consider any Mayor's Communications.

Minutes:

The Mayor advised that her dance-a-thon had raised close to £2000 for her charities and thanked everyone who had supported the event.

 

She advised that she was in the process of planning a fashion show at HMS Sultan in January and would provide further details when confirmed.

 

 

 

 

15.

DEPUTATIONS

(NOTE: Standing Order No 3.4 requires that notice of a Deputation should be received by the Borough Solicitor NOT LATER THAN 12 O’CLOCK NOON ON MONDAY 7 OCTOBER 2019 and likewise Standing Order No 3.6 requires that notice of a Public Question should be received by the Borough Solicitor NOT LATER THAN 12 O’CLOCK NOON ON MONDAY 7 OCTOBER 2019).

 

Minutes:

 

There were no deputations received.

 

 QUESTIONS PURSUANT TO STANDING ORDER 3.4

 

There were none.

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16.

Questions (if any) pursuant to Standing Order No 3.3

(NOTE: Members are reminded that Standing Order No 3.3 requires that Notice of Question pursuant to that Standing Order must be received by the Borough Solicitor NOT LATER THAN 12 O’CLOCK NOON ON TUESDAY, 8 OCTOBER 2019).

 

Minutes:

Question standing in the name of Councillor Farr on:

 

How many Police Officers have been employed in Gosport since our Community charges went up?

 

Was answered by the Leader of the Council.

 

Question standing in the name of Councillor Mrs Westerby on:

 

What steps are Gosport Borough Council taking to ensure EU citizens living in Gosport without settled status are aware of the complexities of the settled status process and the need to complete it by December 2020 if Britain leaves with no deal and the end of June 2021 if we leave with a deal?”

 

Was answered by the Leader of the Council.

 

17.

Abandoned Shopping Trolley Policy pdf icon PDF 51 KB

 

BOARD                                                           DATE

 

           

    

Community Board                                                   4September 2019

Policy and Organisation Board                            25 September 2019

                                                                       

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a recommendation by the Community Board at its meeting held on 11September 2019.

 

COUNCIL RESOLVED:

 

The Council adopts Schedule 4 (Abandoned Shopping and Luggage Trolleys) Environmental Protection Act 1990 (“Schedule 4”) for its area and the Abandoned Shopping Trolley Policy with effect from a date no later than 3 months following such a resolution in full Council.

 

The Monitoring Officer to have the authority to take the steps required by the legislation to adopt Schedule 4 and implement the Policy.

 

AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT PROCEDURE RULES – PART 4 SCHEDULE 13

 

Consideration was given to a recommendation by the Policy and Organisation Board at its meeting held on 25September 2019.

 

RESOLVED THAT:

 

The proposed amendments to the Contract Procedures Rules are approved and adopted as an amendment to Part 4 Schedule 13 of the Constitution.

 

18.

PART II MINUTES pdf icon PDF 57 KB

BOARD

DATE

Community Board 

Economic Development Board

Policy and Organisation Board

11  September 2019

18 September 2019

25 September 2019

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

 

COUNCIL RESOLVED: That the following Part II Minutes be received.

 

·         Community Board: 11 September 2019

·         Economic Development Board: 18 September 2019

·         Policy and Organisation Board: 25 September 2019

 

 

 

19.

Fees and charges pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To consider and approve the amended fees & charges contained in this report and appendix.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Borough Treasurer detailing the amended

fees and charges for implementation from January 2020. It was recommended that the

Council agree to approve the fees and charges referred to in the report and appendix

for implementation from 1 January 2020, unless otherwise stated.

 

An amendment was put to the Council, proposed by the Councillor Johnston.

 

To remove the proposed new charge of £105 for insurance related CCTV footage.

 

Voting was taken on the amendment and was subsequently LOST

 

 

Voting was thereupon taken on the substantive motion and the names of the Members voting for and against the Recommendation and those abstaining were read to the

Council:

 

FOR THE RECOMMENDATION: Councillors Bateman, Mrs Batty, Beavis,

Burgess, Casey, Carter, Mrs Cully, Farr, Mrs Furlong,  Hook, Mrs Hook, Mrs Huggins, Hutchison, Jessop, Mrs Jones, Mrs Morgan, Murphy, Philpott, Raffaelli, Scard (20)

 

AGAINST THE RECOMMENDATION: (0)

 

ABSTENTIONS: Councillors Ms Ballard, Chegwyn, Earle, Farr, Foster-Reed, Hammond, Herridge, Hylands, Johnston, Miss Kelly, Mrs Westerby (11)
 

COUNCIL RESOLVED: That the recommendations be approved

 

20.

Climate Change Working Group pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To confirm the composition and structure of the Climate Change Working Group set up by a meeting of Full Council on 24 July 2019 and to appoint a Climate Change Awareness Champion.

Minutes:

1.    RESOLVED:

2.    1. That council confirm the composition and structure of the Climate Change Working Group and set out in the body of the report

 

Consideration was given to a report of the Borough Solicitor and Monitoring Officer  requesting confirmation the composition and structure of the Climate Change Working Group set up by a meeting of Full Council on 24 July 2019 and to appoint a Climate Change Awareness Champion.

 

 

 

2. That Councillor Piers Bateman is appointed as the Council’s Climate Change Awareness Champion.