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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1, Marmion House, Lichfield Street, Tamworth, B79 7BZ

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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chair

Minutes:

RESOLVED

That Councillor T Clements be appointed as Chair.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor A James and seconded by Councillor J Goodall)

 

2.

Appointment of Vice-Chair

Minutes:

RESOLVED

That Councillor J Goodall be appointed as Vice-Chair.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor M Oates seconded by Councillor A James)

 

3.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors G Hirons and M McDermid. Councillor M Couchman was present as a substitute for Councillor G Hirons.

4.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 15th April 2014 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

(Moved by Councillor A James and seconded by Councillor P Standen)

5.

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. 

 

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Interest.

6.

Work Plan 2014-2015 pdf icon PDF 13 KB

(Work Plan, Forward Plan, and Corporate Flyer attached)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the Work Plan for 2014-2015

 

RESOLVED:

That the following Work Plan be approved

 

Aspire & Prosper Work Plan 2014-2015

 

Committee Date

Subjects for consideration

To Action

 

22 July 2014

Regeneration Project

 

 

Rail transport – expand and explain

 

A James

2 September 2014

Creative Quarter Update

 

 

21 October 2014

Leasehold tenants in industrial areas

P Standen

 

Darwell Park

 

P Standen

20 January 2015

Local Plan

 

P Standen

Projects:

Education – Aspirations (to be continued)

 

P Standen/ M Couchman

TBC

Night time economy

J Oates

TBC

Ventura Park offer

J Oates

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Request for Review of Petition Process

(Report of the Solicitor to the Council and Monitoring Officer)

Minutes:

It was agreed to de-restrict the report as the petition organiser had indicated consent to her details being published however the Committee decided to go public to redact personal information

 

The Report of the Solicitor and Monitoring Officer reviewed the steps taken by the Council in relation to a Petition presented to the Leader of the Council by Councillor Simon Peaple on behalf of Amington Residents Association and the petition organiser Ms Anne Lovell, 17 St. Andrews, Amington, Tamworth B77 4RA and to ascertain whether the steps taken in response to the petition accord with the Petition Scheme.

 

The following motion was proposed:

 

(1) That the Golf Course petition presented at full council by Councillor Simon Peaple on 18th March 2014 having obtained more than 1,000 signatures will be debated at the next ordinary meeting of the full council.

 

(2) To note the positive response of the Council in allowing Councillor Simon Peaple to present the Golf Course petition on 18th March 2014.

 

(Moved by Councillor P Standen seconded by Councillor M Couchman)

 

 

RESOLVED:

On a vote being taken by a show of hands in relation to the motion and there being no other motions tabled it was resolved that:

1.

the Golf Course petition presented at full council by Councillor Simon Peaple on 18th March 2014 having obtained more than 1,000 signatures will be debated at the next ordinary meeting of the full council, and;

2.

To note the positive response of the Council in allowing Councillor Simon Peaple to present the Golf Course petition on 18th March 2014