Agenda

Council
Thursday, 29th July, 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Offices

Contact: Frank Jeffrey  on 01483 743012 or email  frank.jeffrey@woking.gov.uk

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes.

To approve the minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on 20 May and 24 May 2021, as published.

Additional documents:

2.

Apologies for Absence.

Additional documents:

3.

Mayor's Communications.

Additional documents:

4.

Urgent Business.

To consider any business which the Chairman rules may be dealt with under Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Additional documents:

5.

Declarations of Interest. pdf icon PDF 48 KB

(i)         To receive declarations of interest from Members and Officers in respect of any item to be considered at the meeting.

(ii)        In accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor A Azad declares a non-pecuniary interest in any items concerning the companies of which she is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that speaking and voting are permissible.

(iii)      In accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor K M Davis declares a non-pecuniary interest in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that speaking and voting are permissible.

(iv)      In accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor D Harlow declares a non-pecuniary interest in any items concerning the companies of which she is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that speaking and voting are permissible.

(v)       In accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor C S Kemp declares a non-pecuniary interest in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that speaking and voting are permissible.

(vi)      In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Chief Executive, Julie Fisher, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which she is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mrs Fisher may advise the Council on those items.

(vii)     In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Director of Planning, Giorgio Framalicco, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mr Framalicco may advise the Council on those items.

(viii)    In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Director of Neighbourhood Services, Geoff McManus, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mr McManus may advise the Council on those items.

(ix)      In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Director of Housing, Louise Strongitharm, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which she is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mrs Strongitharm may advise the Council on those items.

(x)       In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Director of Finance, Leigh Clarke, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning Woking Football Club and/or the GolDev Woking Limited development.  The interest arises from her husband having a small shareholding in Woking Football Club.  The interest is such that Mrs Clarke may advise the Council on those items.

Subject to the  ...  view the full agenda text for item 5.

Additional documents:

6.

Petition - Instigate of Inquiries and Investigations in light of Dr Edila's Report WBC21-027. pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Additional documents:

7.

Questions. pdf icon PDF 101 KB

To deal with written questions submitted by Members under Standing Order 8.1.  Copies of the questions and of the draft replies (which are subject to amendment by the Leader of the Council) will be laid upon the table.

Additional documents:

8.

Recommendations of the Executive and Committees WBC21-031. pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To receive and consider recommendations from the Executive and Committees.

Additional documents:

8a

Notice of Motion - Cllr L Lyons - Construction Site Noise Limits.

Additional documents:

8b

Notice of Motion - Cllr W Forster - Green Flag Award.

Additional documents:

8c

Notice of Motion - Cllr M Raja - Brookwood Cemetery Burial Charges.

Additional documents:

8d

Notice of Motion - Cllr M Raja - Supporting the work of the Planning and Overview and Scrutiny Committees.

Additional documents:

8e

Notice of Motion - Cllr T Aziz - Public Consultation on Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) Scheme.

Additional documents:

8f

Notice of Motion - Cllr T Aziz - Review of the operation of Woking Borough Council's Planning Department.

Additional documents:

8g

Notice of Motion - Cllr T Aziz - Investigation into New Vision Homes.

Additional documents:

8h

Notice of Motion - Cllr M Ali - Eligibility of residents to positions with the Council and Residents' Panel.

Additional documents:

8i

Housing Strategy

Additional documents:

8j

Health and Wellbeing Strategy pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Additional documents:

8k

Scheme of Delegation - Planning.

Additional documents:

9.

Update on Council Decisions following the Independent Investigation into the Woking Football Club and Associated Developments WBC21-028. pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Additional documents:

10.

Parliamentary Boundary Review 2023 WBC21-026. pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Additional documents:

11.

Council Group Companies - Appointment of Directors WBC21-029. pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Additional documents:

12.

Membership of the Woking Joint Committee WBC21-033. pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Additional documents:

13.

Notices of Motion WBC21-032. pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To deal with anymotions received in accordance with Standing Order 5.0.  Any motions received before the deadline has passed for the receipt of motions will be published and a copy of the list will be tabled at the meeting.

Additional documents:

13a

Councillor A-M Barker - Audit of All Assets and Liabilities of Woking Borough Council

Additional documents:

14.

Exclusion of Press and Public.

The Mayor will move, and the Deputy Mayor will second:-

"That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of item 15 in view of the nature of the proceedings that, if members of the press and public were present during this item, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A, to the Local Government Act 1972.”

Paragraph 3 – Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

 

PART II – PRESS AND PUBLIC EXCLUDED

 

 

 

Additional documents:

15.

Questions.

To deal with any written questions which contain exempt information submitted by Members under Standing Order 8.1.  A copy of the questions and the draft replies (which are subject to amendment by the Leader of the Council) will be laid upon the table.