A meeting of Knutsford Town Council is to be held at 19:00 on Monday 9th January 2023 in the Lower Council Chamber of the Town Council Offices.
Limited public seating will be available. The meeting will be broadcast via Zoom to enable remote public listening and participation and an audio stream will also be broadcast to Facebook. To join the meeting via Zoom, visit https://bit.ly/KTC-Meeting or use meeting ID 821 0560 5574 and password KTC-456189.
1 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies for absence; apologies should be submitted to the Town Clerk in advance of the meeting.
2 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
To receive declarations of personal, prejudicial and pecuniary interests from members relevant to items under discussion at the meeting.
3 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
A period of up to 15 minutes for members of the public to ask questions or submit comments.
4 CONFIRMATION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
To receive and confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 7th November 2022.
Attachment – Minutes of the meeting held 7th November 2022
5 COMMITTEE MINUTES
To note the minutes of committees which have been published since the previous meeting and raise questions to the committee chairman:
- Assets and Operations Committee (21st November)
- Environment and General Purposes Committee (14th November)
- Finance Committee (28th November)
- Personnel Committee (15th November)
- Planning and Licensing Committee (5th December)
6 CHESHIRE EAST COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS
A period of up to 15 minutes to receive reports from and raise questions to Cheshire East councillors.
Attachment – Report C-22-23 Cheshire East Councillors’ Report January
7 MEMBERS’ REPORTS
To receive reports from members on attendance at external meetings or events and an opportunity for members to bring matters of interest to the attention of the council for information or future discussion.
8 SALE OF 60 KING STREET
To consider a recommendation from the Assets and Operations Committee that the council sell the freehold to 60 King Street.
Attachment – Report C-22-24 Sale of 60 King Street
9 PURCHASE OF WATER BOWSER
To consider a recommendation from the Environment and General Purposes Committee that the council approves the purchase of a water bowser from the capital receipts reserve.
Attachment – Report C-22-25 Purchase of Water Bowser
10 COUNCIL STRATEGIC PLAN 2023-2032
To approve the commencement of a consultation on the draft strategic plan.
Attachments (2) –Report C-22-26 Strategic Plan Consultation and Draft Council Strategic Plan 2023-2032
11 CORONATION OF HM KING CHARLES III
To determine how to celebrate the coronation of HM King Charles III.
Due to two inquorate meetings of the Events and Town Centre Management Committee this matter is being referred to Full Council for a decision.
Attachment – Report E-22-07 Coronation of HM King Charles III
12 REVISED CIVIC AND MEMBER/OFFICER PROTOCOLS
To consider the adoption of a revised Member/Officer Protocol.
To consider the approval of a revised Civic Protocol.
Attachments (3) – Report C-22-27 Revised Protocols, Revised Member/Officer Protocol and Revised Civic Protocol
13 COUNCIL BUDGET AND PRECEPT 2023/24
To approve the council budget, reserves and precept for the financial year commencing 1st April 2023.
Attachments (2) – Report C-22-28 Council Budget 2023/24 and Draft Council Budget 2022/23
14 REVIEW OF STANDING ORDERS
To review Standing Orders and consider whether any amendments are required.
Any amendments proposed/seconded at the meeting shall stand adjourned without debate to the next meeting.
15 MAYORAL DUTIES
To note the duties undertaken by or on behalf of the Town Mayor.
Attachment – Report C-22-29 Mayoral Engagements 07/11/2022 to 31/12/2022
To note the payments approved and made since the previous ordinary meeting.
Attachment – Payment Schedules (7th November, 28th November and 12th December) and Card Payments (01/10/2022 to 31/12/2022)
17 OUTSTANDING MATTERS LOG
To review the outstanding matters log.
Attachment – Full Council Outstanding Matters Log January 2023.
18 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
A period of up to 5 minutes for members of the public to ask questions or submit comments.
19 QUESTIONS TO THE TOWN CLERK
An opportunity for members to raise questions on any matter to the Town Clerk.
20 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
To note that the next scheduled meeting will be held on Monday 6th March at 7pm.