Chelmsford City Council

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Full Council

24/02/2021 19:00 - 22:00
Remote Meeting
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Agenda Pack (this is a large document and best opened using a browser such as Chrome, Edge or Safari)


1. Attendance and Apologies for Absence

2. Mayor's Announcements

3. Declarations of Interest

All Members are reminded that they must disclose any interests they know they have in items of business on the meeting’s agenda and that they must do so at this point on the agenda or as soon as they become aware of the interest. If the interest is a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest they are also obliged to notify the Monitoring Officer within 28 days of the meeting.

4. Minutes

Meeting on 9 December 2020

5. Public Questions

Any member of the public may ask a question or make a statement on matters for which the Council is responsible at this point in the meeting, provided that they have been invited to participate in this meeting and have submitted their question or statement in writing and in advance. Each person has two minutes and a maximum of 30 minutes is allotted to public questions/statements. The Mayor may disallow a question if it is offensive, substantially the same as another question or requires disclosure of exempt or confidential information. If the question cannot be answered at the meeting a written response will be provided after the meeting.

Any member of the public who wishes to submit a question or statement to this meeting should email it to 24 hours before the start time of the meeting. All valid questions and statements will be published with the agenda on the website at least six hours before the start time and will be responded to at the meeting.

Those who have submitted a valid question or statement will be entitled to put it in person at the meeting, provided they have indicated that they wish to do so and have submitted an email address to which an invitation to join the meeting and participate in it can be sent.

Questions received

6. Petition - Charges for Car Parking at Hylands Park

A petition has been received which calls on the City Council to abandon a proposal to charge for car parking at Hylands Park and to remove it from the budget for 2021-22. The petition has a sufficient number of valid signatures for it to be considered at a meeting of the Council and the petition organiser has been invited formally to present it to the meeting. 


7. Cabinet Question Time

The Leader and Members of the Cabinet to answer questions submitted by Members of the Council in accordance with Council Rules 10.18 to 10.22.

8. Reports from the Cabinet Member for a Fairer Chelmsford

Covering report

8.1 Local Council Tax Support Scheme for 2021-22

Appendix 1 - Equality Impact Assessment

Appendix 2 - Consultation Outcome

8.2 Capital, Treasury and Investment Strategies for 2021-22

8.3 Budget for 2021-22


Conservative Group Budget amendment


Independents Group Budget amendment

9. Report from the Governance Committee

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act Annual Report

Report to Governance Committee

Appendix 1 - Policy on Covert Surveillance

Appendix 2 - Use of Social Media in Investigations

10. Report from the Leader of the Council

Pay Policy Statement 2021-22

Appendix - Pay Policy Statement for 2021-22

11. Report from the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Development

Housing Infrastructure Fund Collaboration and Co-operation Agreement 



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