Agenda

Council - Tuesday, 26th April, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, BCP Civic Centre, Bournemouth BH2 6DY

Contact: Karen Tompkins  Email: democratic.services@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Note: The meeting was adjourned and will reconvene at 6.00pm on Tuesday 10 May 2022 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Councillors.

2.

Declarations of Interests

Councillors are requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.

3.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 902 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 22 February 2022.

4.

Announcements and Introductions from the Chairman

To receive any announcements from the Chairman.

 

5.

Public Issues

To receive any public questions, statements or petitions submitted in accordance with the Constitution, which is available to view at the following link:

 

https://democracy.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/ieListMeetings.aspx?CommitteeID=151&Info=1&bcr=1

 

The deadline for the submission of a public question is 4 clear working days before the meeting.

The deadline for the submission of a public statement is midday the working day before the meeting.

The deadline for the submission of a petition is 10 working days before the meeting

 

6.

Recommendations from Cabinet and other Committees

Please refer to the recommendations detailed below.

6a

Cabinet 9 March 2022 - Minute No 141 - LTP Capital Programme 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 162 KB

RECOMMENDED that Council: -

 

(A)      approve the proposed 2022/23 Local Transport Plan Capital Programme funding as set out in Appendix A; and

(B)      approve the indicative 2023/24 and 2024/25 Highways Maintenance Programmes as set out in Appendix B;

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6b

Licensing Committee 10 March 2022 - Minute No 25 - Statement of Licensing Principles - Gambling Act Policy 2022 - 2025 pdf icon PDF 156 KB

In addition to the suggested changes in the report which the Committee approved, further amendments were agreed as follows:

 

·       Appendix 1, Direct Consultation List – The Committee agreed that Neighbourhood Forums and Neighbourhood Watch Associations should be added to the list of consultees for all future Licensing Policy public consultations

·       Section 7.2 – ‘Located on the Jurassic Coast’ – The Committee asked that this statement be checked for factual accuracy and removed as required.

·       Section 7.3 – ‘Two Universities’ – The Committee asked that this statement be checked for factual accuracy and amended to three as required.

·       Section 7.3 – The Committee agreed to add the words ‘and ferry port’ after ‘airport’.

·       Section 19.1 – The Committee agreed that the word ‘like’ as well as ‘most’ be deleted to read ‘that are adult only amusement arcades.’

·       Section 31.2 – The Committee agreed that the reference to ‘Criminal Records Bureau’ be updated to read ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’

·       The Committee also agreed that any incorrect references to a ‘premise’ in the document be amended to ‘premises’.

 

RECOMMENDED that having considered the public consultation and the recommendations put forward by the Members’ Workshop, the Statement of Licensing Principles – Gambling Act Policy 2022 – 2025 as amended and agreed by the Licensing Committee at its meeting on 10 March 2022 be adopted.

 

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6c

Audit and Governance Committee 17 March 2022 - Minute No 92 - Financial Regulations - Annual evolution for the financial year 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 239 KB

RECOMMENDED That the evolutionary annual changes to the BCP Council Financial Regulations as shown in Appendix A of the report to the Audit and Governance Committee be approved and adopted.

 

Note – the decision taken under delegated powers concerning BCP Debt Management Policy - Appendix B referenced in the report is not before the Council for consideration.

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6d

Audit and Governance Committee 31 March 2022 - Minute No 99 - Development of the Overview and Scrutiny Function pdf icon PDF 572 KB

RECOMMENDED:

 

(A)      That Option 3 (establish a new structure of four Overview and Scrutiny Committees, each meeting six times per year) be adopted as the future structure of the BCP Council overview and scrutiny function;

 

(B)      That revisions to Part 2, 3 and 4 of the BCP Council Constitution consistent with Option 3 and as set out in Appendix 4 of the report to the Audit and Governance Committee be adopted;

 

(C)      That necessary and consequential technical and formatting related updates and revisions to the Constitution be made by the Monitoring Officer in accordance with the powers delegated.

Additional documents:

6e

Cabinet 13 April 2022 - Minute No 151 - Housing Management Model pdf icon PDF 705 KB

RECOMMENDED that: -

 

i.        Council approves the Termination Agreement to describe and novate all current assets and liabilities from PHP into BCP Council

 

ii.       Council approves the termination of the PHP management agreement and delegates authorisation for the final decisions in relation to the closure of PHP and the establishment of BCP Homes to the Chief Operating Officer in consultation with the Cabinet Member for People and Homes

 

Note – resolutions iii and iv were determined by the Cabinet and are subject to the outcome of the above.

 

Additional documents:

6f

Cabinet 13 April 2022 - Minute No 152 - Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan pdf icon PDF 256 KB

RECOMMENDED that the Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan is approved.

 

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6g

Cabinet 13 April 2022 - Minute No 153 - Council Newbuild Housing and Acquisition Strategy (CNHAS) A 6-month review and Project approvals pdf icon PDF 515 KB

RECOMMENDED that Council approves:

(A)      Annex 1 for Hillbourne project, including an increase in indicative capital budget approved from £24.4 million to £25.1 million;

 

(B)      Annex 2 for 43 Bingham Road project, including the repurposing of £1.2 million CNHAS capital budget from scheme no longer progressing;

 

(C)      Annex 3 for Crescent Road project, including the repurposing of £1.7 million CNHAS capital budget from scheme no longer progressing; and

 

(D)      Annex 4 for A35- Roeshott Hill, a new scheme to be included within CNHAS with capital budget of £10.9 million.

 

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7.

Notices of Motion in accordance with Procedure Rule 9

The following motion submitted in accordance with Procedure Rule 9 of the Meeting Procedure Rules has been proposed by Councillor Lesley Dedman and seconded by Councillor Mike Cox:-

 

BCPCouncil is deeply disturbed by the unprovoked aggression against Ukraine, which has caused horrific devastation, and created an escalating humanitarian crisis with millions displaced or affected. In light of this, and as a way of expressing support for the people of Ukraine and members of our communities who are from or who have ties with Ukraine this Council;
 
a. Condemns the unprovoked Russian invasion of Ukraine and stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and their families and friends, including those local to BCP.

 
b. Stands ready to provide support and open our arms to innocent people displaced and affected by this unprovoked Russian aggression.
 
c. Will work with and support the efforts of our local communities to provide help, support and comfort to those in need.

 

d. Will evaluate the potential use of Council owned assets, including the Christchurch and Poole civic centres, to be emergency accommodation and/or relief collection points if practicable.

 

e.  Will continue to fly the Ukrainian flag until the invasion ceases, acknowledging the provisions of the Council’s Flag Flying Policy.

 

8.

Questions from Councillors

The deadline for questions to be submitted to the Monitoring Officer is 14 April 2022.

9.

Urgent Decisions taken by the Chief Executive in accordance with the Constitution

The Chief Executive to report on any decisions taken under urgency provisions in accordance with the Constitution. See detailed below:

 

·       Dorset CCG Section 256 Agreements Transfer