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7 December 2017 Council

The agenda for the meeting of Council to be held on 7 December 2017 at 7.00 pm in the Council Chamber, Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford.

Reports for consideration at the meeting are available to download in PDF format.


Opening Prayer

1. Apologies for absence

2. Declarations of Interest

3. Minutes
To receive as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on Thursday 21 September 2017.

4. Mayor's Announcements

5. Leader’s Announcements

6. Chief Executive’s Announcements

7. Appointment to the role of Monitoring Officer

The report of the Chief Executive

Report to follow

8. Notices of Motion

1. Notice of Motion to be put to Council by Councillor Robinson

“This Council wishes to strongly express its frustration and disappointment in the commissioning by Nottingham City Council and Derby City Council of the recently released Metro Strategy, without involvement or dialogue with representatives of Rushcliffe Borough Council


that as a Council, we welcome full engagement and discussions with Upper Tier Authorities on the reorganisation of Local Government on the strict understanding, any reorganisation must not negatively impact Growth in the Borough and the focus on delivering the highest quality of services to our residents.”

2. Notice of Motion to be put to Council by Councillor Robinson

“This Council welcomes and fully supports the Governments recent statements regarding penalising developers who choose not to implement and deliver the required housing following the receipt of planning permission. This Council will work with Government officials to investigate how this can best be achieved.”

3. Notice of Motion to be put to Council by Councillor S Mallender

“Rushcliffe Borough Council resolves that in response to growing global concerns about single use plastics an item be placed on the Community Development Group scrutiny work programme for 2018 to consider the following objectives

a)    Assess the current use and feasibility of reducing single use plastic in relation to Council activities

b)    Consider the provision of Council advice and information on single use plastic for local residents and businesses

c)     Make any recommendations for consideration by Cabinet for inclusion in the Council’s Waste and Recycling Action Plan which supports the Waste Strategy 2016 – 2020”


9. To answer questions from Councillors under Standing Order 11(2).