Minutes 26th March 2018

RESOURCES, POLICY & STRATEGY COMMITTEE

MARCH 2018

The minutes of the Community Council Meeting held on Monday 26th March 2018 at Myland Community Council, 101 Nayland Road, Colchester, commencing at 7.30pm.

Council Members  Present

Chairman:  Councillor Pete Hewitt Yes

Councillors:
Councillor Richard Beauchamp  No

Councillor David Clouston Yes

Councillor Alison Jay Yes

Councillor David King  Yes

Councillor Claire Bailey Yes

Staff:The Assistant Clerk

RP157/17        APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE: Resolved to accept apologies from Councillor Beauchamp.

RP158/17        DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST: None.

RP159/17        MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 26th FEBRUARY 2018: With the amendment under Item RP150/17 from “After some discussion it was agreed that an initiative that provided dog waste bags…” to “After some discussion it was agreed that such initiatives including dog waste bags…” it was resolved unanimously to approve the minutes as a true record for signature by the Chairman.

RP160/17        PUBLIC PARTICIPATION No members of the public were present.

RP161/17        CLERK’S REPORT In the Clerk’s absence, there was no report.

RP162/17        COMMUNITY ACTION PLAN

The Committee agreed that the Community Action Plan for 2018/19 needed to be considered, and it was confirmed that the budget for the Plan for the coming year was £40,000. Following discussion it was agreed that a design brief for improvements across the parish should be produced. There were various options for courses of action and resourcing but the potential implications would need to be considered.

RP163/17        BUSINESS PLANS/ACTION PLANS/WORK PLANS It was agreed that all actions of the Council should be tracked under one of these plans, and that it might be useful to revisit the Myland Action Plan using committee minutes to list actions. It would also be useful to know how staff time was utilised. It was agreed this would be taken further with the Clerk and Assistant Clerk.

RP164/17        FINANCIAL REPORT

This was deferred.

The meeting closed at 8.45pm.