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Meeting Details

Policy and Resources Committee
25 Jan 2021 - 15:30 to 17:30
Occurred

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  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Visitors
  • Declarations of Interests

Documents

Agenda

Standard Items
1 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive any apologies for absence. 


1

 

There were no apologies for absence.

 

 

 

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

You have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter to be discussed if it relates to something on your Register of Interests form. You must declare the interest and leave the room while the matter is dealt with.

You have a Personal Interest in a matter to be discussed if it affects
•    your well being or financial position
•    that of your family or close friends
•    that of a club or society in which you have a management role
•    that of another public body of which you are a member to a greater extent than others in your ward.
You must declare a personal interest but can speak and vote on the matter.

Whenever you declare an interest you must say why the interest arises, so that it can be included in the minutes. 

2

 

There were no declaration of interest.

 

 

 

3 pdf MINUTES (122Kb)

 

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on the 15 December 2020.

 

 

3

 

The minutes of the meeting held on 15 December 2020 were confirmed by assent.

 

 

 

4 pdf FORWARD PLAN (7Kb)

 

Report attached.

 

 

4

 

The Forward Plan was noted by assent.

 

The Chairman reported that funding of £465k had been secured for the Communities Champion Programme (which formed part of the Community Investment Fund) and the Strategic Director requested that this item be added to the Forward Plan to be considered at the next meeting.

 

RESOLVED:-

 

That the Communities Champion programme be added to the Forward Plan.

 

 

 

 

Report attached.

 

 

5

 

The Committee received and considered the report from the Regeneration & Funding Manager.

 

RESOLVED:-

 

(i) That the Committee review the content of the report, noting the provisional offer of funding, conclusions set out in Section 5 and the appended confidential annex; and 

 

(ii) That the Committee approve the update to the capital programme as detailed within the report to reflect the provisional Future High Streets funding award of £13,774,730.

 

 

 

 

Report attached.

 

 

6

 

The Committee received and considered the report from the Senior Performance & Data Protection Officer

 

RESOLVED:-

 

That the Committee be advised that the Council will become a signatory to the Norfolk Overarching Information Sharing Protocol.

 

 

 

7 ANY OTHER BUSINESS
To consider any other business as may be determined by the Chairman of the meeting as being of sufficient urgency to warrant consideration.

7

 

The Chairman thanked all the officers for their continued hard work during the pandemic to help the residents and businesses of the Borough.

 

 

 

8 EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC
In the event of the Committee wishing to exclude the public from the meeting, the following resolution will be moved:-

"That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 12(A) of the said Act."

9 CONFIDENTIAL APPENDIX - FUTURE HIGH STREETS FUND TECHNICAL UPDATE PROCESS
10 CONFIDENTIAL MINUTES

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
No apology information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.

Visitors

 

PRESENT:-

 

Councillor Smith (in the Chair); Councillors P Carpenter, Flaxman-Taylor, Grant, P Hammond, Myers, Plant, Waineright, B Walker, C M Walker, Wells, Williamson & A Wright.

 

Ms S Oxtoby (Chief Executive Officer), Ms K Sly (Finance Director), Mrs P Boyce (Strategic Director), Mrs Lindsay Barker (Strategic Director), Mr J Wedon (Senior Performance & Data Protection Officer), Mr S Best (Regeneration & Funding Manager), Ms C Whatling (Monitoring Officer), Mr D Wiles (Communications & Media Manager), Mrs M Burdett (Head of Inward Investment) & Mrs S Wintle (Corporate Services Manager).

 

Mr M Severn (IT Support).

 

 

 

 

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