Council Minutes

Date:
Thursday, 2nd November, 2017
Time:
7.30 pm
Place:
New Council Chamber, Town Hall, Reigate
 

Attendance Details

Present:
Councillor R.C. Newstead (Mayor); Councillors Mrs R.H. Absalom, L. Ascough, R. Ashford, M. Blacker, Mrs J.S. Bray, V.W. Broad, M.A. Brunt, G. Crome, G. Curry, J. Durrant, J.M. Ellacott, J.C.S. Essex, K. Foreman, J.S. Godden, Dr Z. Grant-Duff, Dr L.R. Hack, R. Harper, N.D. Harrison, A.C.J. Horwood, E. Humphreys, F. Kelly, J. King, G.J. Knight, S.A. Kulka, A.M. Lynch, R.S. Mantle, S. McKenna, S. Parnall, J. Paul, D.J. Pay, Mrs R. Renton, Mrs D.A. Ross-Tomlin, T. Schofield, M.J. Selby, B.A. Stead, J.M. Stephenson, C. Stevens, Mrs A. Tarrant, Ms B.J. Thomson, Mrs R.S. Turner, S.T. Walsh, C.T.H. Whinney and J. White.
Min NoDescriptionResolution
Part I
25 MINUTES

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Extraordinary meeting of Council held on 29th June 2017 be approved as a correct record and signed.

26 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Councillors D. Allcard, N. Bramhall, D. Jackson, R. Mill and D. Powell.

27 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

None.

28 URGENT BUSINESS

None.

29 PUBLIC QUESTIONS

None.

30 QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS

One question was asked and a response given in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 2.15 and the Order paper circulated at the meeting. Details were as follows:


Question by: Councillor C. Whinney

Answered by:  Deputy Leader and Executive Member for Environmental Services (Councillor Dr L.R. Hack)

Subject: Greenspaces Department: Resources for Reigate Heath and other open areas
 

Note: For more information on responses to Council questions see this page on the Council’s website:

http://www.reigate-banstead.gov.uk/downloads/download/441/full_council_questions_and_observations
 

31 RECOMMENDATION OF THE EMPLOYMENT COMMITTEE

RESOLVED that the Recommendation of the Employment Committee (Minute 6) from its meeting on 19 October 2017 ‘Appointment of Monitoring Officer’ be adopted.

32 INDEPENDENT REMUNERATION PANEL - 2017/18

RESOLVED that Mr Colin Woods be appointed to the Independent Remuneration Panel for the Municipal Year 2017/18 and for a three year term of office for the period 2017 to 2020.

33 STATEMENTS

Leader: Councillor V.W. Broad


Councillor V.W. Broad, Leader of the Council informed Council that the RingGo cashless parking campaign had recently won a top Platinum Award at the Public Sector Communications Excellence Awards.
 

34 LEADER'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

None.

35 MAYOR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Mayor reported on the following:

 

• The Remembrance Sunday events taking place on 11th and 12th November 2017.
• The Question Time event taking place on 21st November 2017 hosted by Nicholas Owen.
• The Mayoress’s Ladies Lunch taking place on Wednesday, 14th February 2018 at the Kingswood Golf Club.
 

The meeting closed at 7.47 p.m.