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144.

Apologies for Absence

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Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Gilbert.

145.

Declarations of Interest

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·       Councillor Beggs

 

People Scrutiny Committee – 6th July 2021

 

Minute 115 (Outcome letter following SEND Area Revisit May 2021) – Non-pecuniary interest: Family member is SEND and wife runs workshops for the National Youth Theatre for SEND;

 

·       Councillor Borton

 

Development Control Commmittee – 30th March 2021

 

Minute 948 (Queensway Development, Queensway Slip Road, SW, Southend-on-Sea) – Non-pecuniary interest: Is on the Board of South Essex Homes and the supporters are known to her;

Development Control Committee – 7th April 2021

 

Minute 959 (20/02012/AMDT - The Forum, Elmer Approach, Southend on Sea) – Non-Pecuniary Interest: Is a governor at Milton Hall Primary School, which is close to the application site.

Minute 968 (21/00383/FULH - The Lodge by The Bridge, Eastern Avenue) – Disqualifying Non-Pecuniary Interest: Has received communication from an objector who is known to her and the applicant is a fellow Councillor (withdrew).

Minute 969 (21/00199/FULH - 1 Highwood Close, Leigh-on-Sea) – Non-Pecuniary Interest: The applicant is a fellow Councillor.

 

·       Councillor Beck

Development Control Committee – 30th March 2021

Minute 948 (Queensway Development, Queensway Slip Road, SW, Southend-on-Sea) – Non-pecuniary interest: Supporters and objectors are known to her and had discussed the proposal in general with residents;

          Development Control Committee – 7th April 2021

 

Minute 968 (21/00383/FULH - The Lodge by The Bridge, Eastern Avenue) – Non-Pecuniary Interest: A complaint was made against her in relation to this application and one of the objectors is also known to her and the applicant is a fellow Councillor (took no part in the voting thereon).

Minute 969 (21/00199/FULH - 1 Highwood Close, Leigh-on-Sea) – Non-Pecuniary Interest: The applicant is a fellow Councillor;

 

Development Control Committee – 7th July 2021

Application No. 21/00312/FUL - Wimpy, 40B - 42 Marine Parade, Southend on Sea – Non-pecuniary interest: has responded to objectors in respect of the application;

 

·       Councillor Buck

 

Development Control Committee – 30th March 2021

 

Minute 948 (Queensway Development, Queensway Slip Road, SW, Southend-on-Sea) – Non-pecuniary interest: Made public comments over the concerns of the highway aspect of the application;

Development Control Committee – 7th April 2021

 

Minute 969 (21/00199/FULH - 1 Highwood Close, Leigh-on-Sea) – Pecuniary: Cllr Buck is the applicant for this application (withdrew);

 

Development Control Committee – 2nd June 2021

Minute 34 (21/00721/FULH - 237 Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff-on-Sea) – Non-pecuniary interest: Had been contacted by objectors;

 

Cabinet Committee – 10th June 2021

 

Minute 48 (Update on Outstanding Schemes per Ward – Scheme No. 335 Highwood Close) – Non-pecuniary interest: Lives in the road;

 

Place Scrutiny Committee – 5th July 2021

 

Minute 106 (In-depth Scrutiny Project) – Non-pecuniary interest: A local waste services provider in Southend is a client;

 

Development Control Committee – 7th July 2021

Application No. 21/00781/FUL - Meyrin House, 35 Hobleythick Lane, Westcliff on Sea – Non-pecuniary interest: Has received correspondence with residents in the Ward;

 

·       Councillor Buckley

 

Cabinet Committee – 10th June 2021

 

Minute 47 (Boroughwide Junction Protection Scheme) – Non-pecuniary interest: Has been  ...  view the full minutes text for item 145.

146.

Communications

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Minutes Silence: Professor Kenneth MacKinnon

 

The Council remained silent for one minute as a mark of respect to Professor Kenneth MacKinnon, former Councillor and Mayor of Southend in 1965-66, who sadly passed away recently.

147.

Questions from Members of the Public

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The relevant Cabinet Members responded to written questions received from the public.

148.

Questions from Members of the Council

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The relevant Cabinet Members responded to written and supplementary questions received from Councillors.

149.

Minutes of the Meeting held Thursday 18th March 2021 pdf icon PDF 548 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the Minutes of the Meeting held on Thursday 18th March 2021, be confirmed as a correct record and signed.

150.

Minutes of the meeting of Annual Council held Thursday 20th May 2021 pdf icon PDF 196 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the Minutes of the Annual Meeting held on Thursday 20th May 2021, be confirmed as a correct record and signed.

 

151.

Minutes of the meeting of Appointments Council held Thursday 20 May 2021 pdf icon PDF 207 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the Minutes of the Appointments meeting held on Thursday 20th May 2021, be confirmed as a correct record and signed.

 

152.

Minutes of Extraordinary Council held on Wednesday 16 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 191 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the Minutes of the Extraordinary meeting held on Wednesday 16th June 2021, be confirmed as a correct record and signed.

 

153.

Petition - Pathway Resurfacing and Tree Planting in Ashburnham Road pdf icon PDF 22 KB

Prayer of the Petition attached

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Councillor Mitchell presented a petition containing 22 signatures from residents requesting the pathway to be resurfaced and for small trees to be planted in Ashburnham Road to stop cars and delivery trucks destroying the pathway’s surface.

 

Resolved:

 

That in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 15.7 the petition be referred to the Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment) to respond.

154.

Minutes of the meeting of Licensing Sub-Committee C held Thursday 25th March 2021 pdf icon PDF 186 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

155.

Minutes of the meeting of Development Control Committee held Tuesday, 30 March 2021 pdf icon PDF 389 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

156.

Minutes of the of Development Control Committee held Wednesday, 7 April 2021 pdf icon PDF 695 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

157.

Minutes of the meeting of Licensing Sub-Committee B held Tuesday 27th April 2021 pdf icon PDF 180 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

 

158.

Minutes of the meeting of Audit Committee held on Wednesday, 28 April 2021 pdf icon PDF 211 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

 

159.

Minutes of the meeting of Licensing Sub-Committee A held Thursday, 29 April 2021 pdf icon PDF 192 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

 

160.

Minutes of the meeting of Development Control Committee held Wednesday, 2 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 336 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

 

161.

Minutes of the meeting of Health and Wellbeing Board held Wednesday, 9 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 208 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

 

162.

Minutes of the meeting of Cabinet Committee held Thursday, 10 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 194 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

 

163.

Minutes of the meeting of Cabinet held Tuesday, 15 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 283 KB

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Resolved:

         

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted and the recommendations contained in Minute 54 (Delivery of Southend 2050) and Minute 61 (ASELA Governance), be approved.

 

164.

Minutes of the meeting of Appeals Committee A held Tuesday, 15 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

165.

Minutes of the meeting of Special Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee held Tuesday, 15 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 204 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

166.

Minutes of the meeting of Licensing Sub-Committee A held Wednesday, 16 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 192 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

167.

Minutes of the meeting of Cabinet Committee held Thursday, 17 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

 

168.

Minutes of the meeting of Appointments and Disciplinary Committee held Tuesday, 29 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Minutes attached

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

169.

Minutes of the meeting of Special Cabinet held Monday, 5 July 2021 pdf icon PDF 183 KB

Minutes to follow

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

170.

Minutes of the meeting of Place Scrutiny Committee held Monday, 5 July 2021 pdf icon PDF 241 KB

Minutes to follow

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During consideration of Minute 101 (Southend New Local Plan) a requisition for a named vote having been made in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 12 to refer the matter back to Cabinet, the voting was as follows:

 

For reference back:

 

Cllrs Beggs, Boyd, Bright, Buck, Buckley, Courtenay, Cox, Davidson, Dear, F. Evans, Folkard, Garne, Garston, Habermel, Jarvis, Lamb, McGlone, Moring, Moyies, Nelson, Salter, Wakefield, Walker, Ward and Warren (25).

 

Against reference back:

 

Cllrs Beck, Berry, Burton, Collins, Cowan, Cowdrey, Dent, K. Evans, George, Harp, Hooper, Jones, Kelly, Line, Mitchell, Mulroney, Nevin, Robinson, Shead, Stafford, Terry, Thompson, Wexham and Woodley (24)

 

Abstention:

 

Cllr Borton (Mayor) (1)

 

Absent:

 

Cllr Gilbert (1)

 

The motion to refer the matter back to Cabinet was carried.

 

During consideration of Minute 105 (Thorpe Bay Gardens) a motion was moved and seconded to refer the matter back to Cabinet Committee.

 

The motion to refer the matter back to Cabinet Committee was not carried.

 

Resolved:

 

1. That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

 

2. That Minute 101 and the associated Cabinet Minute 55 (Southend New Local Plan), be referred back to Cabinet for further consideration.

 

171.

Minutes of the meeting of People Scrutiny Committee held Tuesday, 6 July 2021 pdf icon PDF 243 KB

Minutes to follow

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

 

172.

Minutes of the meeting of Development Control Committee held Wednesday, 7 July 2021 pdf icon PDF 300 KB

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

173.

Minutes of the meeting of Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee held Thursday, 8 July 2021 pdf icon PDF 255 KB

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During consideration of Minute 129 (Management Arrangements) a motion was moved and seconded to refer the matter back to Cabinet.

 

The motion to refer the matter back to Cabinet was not carried.

 

During consideration of Minute 131 (ASELA Governance) a motion was moved and seconded to refer the matter back to Cabinet.

 

The motion to refer the matter back to Cabinet was not carried.

         

Resolved:

         

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted.

174.

Minutes of the meeting of Appointments and Disciplinary Committee held Monday, 12 July 2021

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This meeting was postponed following the publication of the Council Agenda and therefore there are no minutes before the Council to consider.

175.

Minutes of the meeting of General Purposes Committee held Wednesday, 14 July 2021

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Resolved:

 

That the minutes of this meeting, be noted and the recommendations contained in Minute 140 (Review of the Council’s Constitution), be approved.

176.

Notice of Motion - CEE Bill pdf icon PDF 328 KB

Notice of Motion attached

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Resolved:

 

That the Notice of Motion concerning the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill be referred to the appropriate Working Party for consideration.

 

177.

Notice of Motion - Use of Glyphosite pdf icon PDF 309 KB

Notice of Motion attached

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Resolved:

 

That the Notice of Motion concerning the use of glyphosate in the Borough’s parks and open spaces be referred to the appropriate Working Party for consideration.

 

178.

Notice of Motion - Jet Skis pdf icon PDF 476 KB

Notice of Motion attached

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Resolved:

 

That the Notice of Motion concerning the licensing of Jet Skis in the Borough be referred to the appropriate Working Party for consideration.

 

179.

Notice of Motion - Kursaal Comeback pdf icon PDF 348 KB

Notice of Motion attached

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Resolved:

 

That the Notice of Motion concerning the Kursaal be referred to the appropriate Working Party for consideration.

 

180.

Notice of Motion - UK100 pdf icon PDF 515 KB

Notice of Motion attached

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Resolved:

 

That the Notice of Motion concerning the Members pledge towards Net Zero and joining UK100 be referred to the appropriate Working Party for consideration.

 

181.

Notice of Motion - Wildflower Verges pdf icon PDF 345 KB

Notice of Motion attached

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Resolved:

 

That the Notice of Motion concerning environmentally sound management of roadside verges be referred to the appropriate Working Party for consideration.

 

182.

Notice of Motion - Going Green pdf icon PDF 406 KB

Notice of Motion attached

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Resolved:

 

That the Notice of Motion concerning the creation of a Southend Going Green Grant Scheme be referred to the appropriate Working Party for consideration.

 

183.

Appointment of Chief Executive

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This item was withdrawn.

184.

Change to the Constitution pdf icon PDF 18 KB

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The Council considered a report of the Executive Director (Legal and Democratic Services) setting out a minor change to the Constitution.

 

Resolved:

 

That a minor amendment be made to Standing Order 31.2, as set out in Appendix 1 to the submitted report, and that Part 4(a) of the Constitution be amended accordingly.

185.

Appointments to Committees, etc

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Resolved:

 

That the list of membership changes and appointments to Committees, etc, as appended to the minutes, be approved.

186.

Opposition Business - Notice of Motions Referred to Working Parties pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Motion attached

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Opposition Business was deferred to the next ordinary meeting of the Council.

 

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