Meeting: Town Council Meeting
Meeting Date: Monday 12th June 2023 at 7pm
Meeting Venue: Lower Council Chamber of the Council Offices
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.
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 meetings held on 20th March and 22nd May.
5 COMMITTEE MINUTES
To note the minutes of committees which have been published since the previous ordinary meeting and raise questions to the committee chairman:
- Assets and Operations Committee (27th March)
- Environment and General Purposes Committee (27th March)
- Events and Town Centre Management Committee (3rd April)
- Finance Committee (13th March)
- Personnel Committee (14th March)
- Planning Committee (30th May)
- Planning and Licensing Committee (20th March and 17th April)
6 CHESHIRE EAST COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS
A period of up to 15 minutes to receive reports from and raise questions to Cheshire East councillors.
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 PROPOSED CLOSURE OF THE STANLEY CENTRE
To consider a response to the Cheshire East Council consultation on the closure of the Stanley Centre.
Attachment – Report C-23-06 Closure of Stanley Centre
9 PUBLIC MEETING ON FUTURE PRIMARY HEALTHCARE FACILITIES
To receive a verbal update from the Town Mayor on the meeting held on 31st May and action taken since.
10 COUNCIL STRATEGIC PLAN 2023-2032
To consider the adoption of a new strategic plan.
11 VOTER ID
To consider writing to Esther McVey MP outlining objection to the introduction of voter ID requirements.
Attachment – Report C-23-08 Voter ID
12 HONOURS WORKING GROUP AND CIL ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS
To make appointments to the Honours working group and CIL advisory committee.
13 VIDEO BROADCAST OF COUNCIL MEETINGS
To consider reintroducing the video broadcasting of council meetings.
Attachment – Report C-23-10 Video broadcasting of meetings
14 AMENDMENT OF STANDING ORDERS
To consider revisions to Standing Orders to amend the standing committees of the council.
Attachment – Report C-23-05b Revisions to Standing Orders
15 ANNUAL GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY REVIEW
To note the fixed asset register as at 31st March 2023.
To approve the annual governance statements 2022/23.
To approve the annual accounting statements 2022/23.
16 MAYORAL DUTIES
To note the duties undertaken by or on behalf of the Town Mayor.
To note the payments approved and made since the previous ordinary meeting.
18 OUTSTANDING MATTERS LOG
To review the outstanding matters log.
Attachment – Full Council Outstanding Matters Log June 2023.
19 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
A period of up to 5 minutes for members of the public to ask questions or submit comments.
20 QUESTIONS TO THE TOWN CLERK
An opportunity for members to raise questions on any matter to the Town Clerk.
21 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
To note that the next scheduled meeting will be held on 31st July 2023 at 7:30pm.