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No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor M Gant and Councillor S Goodall


To receive the Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To receive the minutes of:


·         The Extra-ordinary Council Meeting on 26 February 2019; and

·         The Council Meeting on 26 February 2019.

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The minutes of the two meetings held on 26th February 2019 were approved and signed as a correct record.


(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor Dr S Peaple)


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (pecuniary and non-pecuniary) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.


When Members are declaring a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest.  Members should leave the room if they have a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation. 


There were no Declarations of Interest.


To receive any announcements from the Mayor, Leader, Members of the Cabinet or the Chief Executive




State of Tamworth Debate pdf icon PDF 44 KB

(Report of the Leader of the Council)


The debate will be broken into two corporate priorities.  Each topic will be 60 minutes and each Councillor can speak once for 5 minutes maximum.


The Leader of the Council will do a 2 minute introduction to each item.


  • People and Place
  • Organisation


This will leave roughly 25 minutes at the end of the meeting for any motions, agreement or further review of any topic.



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The Leader of the Council informed Members of the new vision and priorities. The two topics for debate were; People and Place, and Organisation.



Following the debate the following motions were approved



That Members requested



That all staff within the organisation be thanked for all the work that they do to contribute towards the operation of the Council. 




That the Leader of the Council discusses with the Leader of the Opposition the key areas of the debate which could be referred to the Scrutiny Committees for their consideration next year.



(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor Dr S Peaple)


Before the motions were voted on, Councillor S Peaple and Councillor A James had left the meeting.