Agenda and minutes

Council - Wednesday, 20th September, 2017 5.00 pm

Venue: Hurstwood Room, Public Service Plaza, Civic Centre Road, Havant, Hampshire PO9 2AX. View directions

Contact: Penny Milne  Democratic Services Team Leader

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Apologies for Absence

To record any apologies for absence.


Apologies were received from Councillors Carpenter, Cheshire, Lloyd, Turner, Sceal and K Smith.


Declarations of Interests

To receive any declarations of interest.


There were no declarations of interest.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting held on 19 July 2017.


The minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 19 July 2017 were approved as a correct record.


Matters Arising

To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the last meeting.


There were no matters arising from the minutes of the last meeting.


Hampshire Constabulary Presentation

To receive a presentation Chief Inspector Clare Jenkins on current policing priorities and challenges and the work currently being done by the Police across the Borough.  Following the presentation, Chief Inspector Jenkins will be happy to take questions from Councillors.


At the invitation of the Mayor, Chief Inspector Clare Jenkins of Hampshire Constabulary was invited to address the Council on work currently being done by the Police across the Borough. 


Chief Inspector Jenkins set the national, international and local context, current challenges, the focus of police priorities within increasingly limited resources and the importance of partnership working and information sharing between the Police and partner organisations.  Chief Inspector Jenkins then took questions from Councillors.


At the conclusion of this item the Mayor thanked Chief Inspector Jenkins for her time and for her interesting and informative presentation.


Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 38 KB


There were no questions from Councillors in connection with the Mayor’s published report.


Public Questions under Standing Order 13.4(f)

To receive questions from, and provide answers to, the public, provided they have been submitted in accordance with the requirements of Standing Order 13.4(f).


There were no public questions.


Leader's Report pdf icon PDF 73 KB


In addition to his published report, the Acting Leader, Councillor Briggs, reminded Councillors that the Cabinet at its meeting on 6 September had approved an updated policy on Safeguarding and encouraged all members of the Council to make every effort to attend the associated training sessions.


Cabinet Lead Reports pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Additional documents:


The Cabinet Leads reports were set out in the agenda, in addition:


Councillor Bains reported that a drop-in session information session on the 5 Councils project would be held for all Councillors prior to the next Council meeting.


Councillor Wilson reported that the pre-Christmas Small Business Saturday, allowing 3 hours free parking in town centres, would again be held this year and would be extended to be held on 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd December.



Cabinet Leads and Chairmen's Question Time

(i)                the Leader and Cabinet Leads to answer questions on matters within their respective reports.


(ii)           Chairmen to answer questions on minutes since the last Council meeting


The Mayor invited Councillors to put questions to the Cabinet Leads in connection with their published reports.


There were no questions for the Committee Chairmen.


Questions Under Standing Order 23 pdf icon PDF 108 KB


Questions submitted by Councillors under Standing Order 23, and the associated responses are published as an annex to these minutes.



Urgent Questions Under Standing Order 23

To receive urgent questions from Councillors submitted in accordance with the requirements of Standing Order 23.4(b).


There were no urgent questions.


Acceptance of Minutes pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To receive the following minutes of Committees held since the last meeting of the Council:


Development Management Committee, 27 July 2017

Development Management Committee, 17 August 2017

Extraordinary Scrutiny Board, 29 August 2017

Cabinet, 11 September 2017

Additional documents:


The minutes of committees held since the last meeting of the Council were received.