Minutes Resource Policy & Strategy Committee – 20 November 2019

Minutes of the Myland Community Council Resources, Policy & Strategy Committee held on Wednesday 20thNovember 2019, 7.30pm @ 101 Nayland Road, Mile End Road, Colchester, CO4 5EN

Present:        Cllr Alison Jay (Chair)
Cllr Pete Hewitt
Cllr Pauline Bacon
Cllr Alan Hayman

Cllrs Tom Welham and Clare Williams also attended the meeting.

27-19/20      Apologies

Apologies were received from Cllr David Clouston.

The Committee agreed to approve the reason for absence.

28-19/20      Declarations of Interest

There were no Declarations of Interest.

29-19/20      Have Your Say

There were no comments.

30-19/20      Minutes of the meeting held on July 17th 2019 to be approved as a true record and signed by the Chairman

The minutes of the meeting held on July 17th 2019 were approved as a true record and signed by the Chairman.

31-19/20      To receive the report from the Responsible Financial Officer.

The RFO said she and the Chairman would be discussing the information required from the RFO and this would be brought to future meetings. She said the current position of the Council would be covered today under the discussions for the budget and precept.

a)    To agree expenditure of up to £200.00 for materials for construction of a cart for use by the Street Officer

Expenditure of up to £200.00 for materials for construction of a cart for use by the Street Officer was agreed, subject to confirmation a braking system would be incorporated into the cart and all necessary health and Safety checks would be carried out for its use.

b)    To agree to accept one of the quotations received for cleaning of 101 Nayland Road (details circulated prior to the meeting)

It was agreed to accept the quotation received from the Colchester Cleaning Company for cleaning of 101 Nayland Road.

32-19/20      To agree a grant of £450 to Queen Boudica Primary School Nurture Group (details circulated prior to the meeting)

It was agreed unanimously to amend the proposal as follows:

To agree a grant of £250 to Queen Boudica Primary School Nurture Group (details circulated prior to the meeting)

A grant of £250 to Queen Boudica Primary School Nurture Group was agreed unanimously.

33-19/20      To discuss and agree the 2020/21 budget figures for an outline recommendation to full Council at the November Council meeting.

The 2020/21 budget figures were agreed unanimously for an outline recommendation to full Council at the November Council meeting and are attached to these minutes as Appendix A.

34-19/20      To discuss and agree the 2020/21 precept figures for an outline recommendation to full Council at the November Council meeting.

It was agreed unanimously to recommend the figure of £137,470 as an outline recommendation to full Council at the November meeting.

35-19/20      Time, date and place of the next meeting of the Committee: Wednesday 15th January 2020, 7.30pm at 101 Nayland Road, Colchester CO4 5EN.

Signed

Councillor Alison Jay ……………………………………………………….. Chairman

List of abbreviations
Cllr – Councillor
NGUAE – North Growth Urban Area Extension

CBC – Colchester Borough Council
NP – Neighbourhood Plan

CIL – Community Infrastructure Levy
NEPP – North Essex Parking Partnership

ECC – Essex County Council
PRoW – Public Right of Way

LHP – Local Highways Panel
S106 – Section 106 of Town & Country Planning Act ‘90

LP – Local Plan
SPD – Supplementary Planning Document

MCC – Myland Community Council