Full Council 21.9.20

Published: 15th September 2020

15 September 2020


A meeting of Wivenhoe Town Council will be held virtually at 7.30pm on Monday 21 September 2020 for consideration of the business set out below.

This meeting can be held virtually by virtue of The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England & Wales) Regulations 2020.

If you are a member of the public and would like to attend this meeting, please email the Town Clerk- townclerk@wivenhoe.gov.uk

Yours sincerely,

Jo Beighton-Emms
Town Clerk


Public Questions: are invited prior to the start of the meeting for a maximum of 10 minutes and limited to 3 minutes per person at the discretion of the Mayor.



1. Apologies for absence: To receive apologies.

2. Minutes of the previous meeting: To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 17 August 2020

3. Declarations of interest: To receive any pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests relating to items on the agenda.

4. Update from Sgt Simon Tattersall- Operation Quaser

5. Reports from Members of the County and Borough Councils

a. Essex County Councillor; J. Young.
b. Colchester Borough Councillors; M. Cory, C. Liddy and A. Luxford- Vaughan.
c. Public Transport Representative; Mr P. Kay

6. Installation of a Zip wire- A proposal by Cllr Nash

7. Committees;

a. Planning- An update from the Chair on the meeting held on 1 September 2020
b. Personnel.- An update from the Chair. Next meeting 23 September 2020
c. Environment and Health & Wellbeing- An update from the Chair on the meeting held on 7 September 2020
d. Properties- An update from the Chair on the meeting held on 9 September 2020
e. Open Spaces- An update from the chair. Next meeting to be held on 14 October 2020
f. Finance & Administration- An update from the Chair.

8. Working Group Reports;
a) Skatepark
b) Office &Yard
c) Funding, Engagement & Youth
d) Proposal to form new WG- Proposal from Cllr Luxford-Vaughan to form a new Working Group to consider the actions arising from the Wivenhoe Neighbourhood Plan
e) Mayoral Activities- A report from Cllr Booth

9. Town Clerk’s Report

10. RFO Update

a. RFO Report
b. Approval of Bank Reconciliation.
c. Approve list of payments previously circulated.
d. Budgetary Control Report

11 Date and time of the next meeting: The next meeting is scheduled to be held at 7.30pm on Monday 19 October at 7.30pm.

12 Exclusion of press and public: In accordance with Paragraph 1 (2) of The Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, the Council is invited to consider if the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following item(s) owing to the confidential nature of the business.


13 Update from the Town Clerk on co-option

14 Staff request to change working hours

15 Staff request for support with further studies


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