Agenda

Lewes District Council Full Council - Monday, 22nd November, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, St Anne's Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1UE

Contact: Committee Services on 01273 471600 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minute of Silence

The Council will pay tribute to and hold a minute of silence for former Councillors, the late Jon Freeman and Peter Harper.

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Minutes of the meeting held on 20 September 2021 pdf icon PDF 338 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Council dated 20 September 2021.

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3.

Apologies for absence

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4.

Declarations of interest

Disclosure by councillors of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the councillor regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.

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5.

Announcements pdf icon PDF 228 KB

To receive any announcements from the Chair of the Council, Leader of the Council, Cabinet Members or the Chief Executive.

 

A list of the Chair of the Council's engagements since the previous meeting is enclosed for information.

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Urgent items

Items not on the agenda which the Chair of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances as defined in Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

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Questions from members of the public

To deal with questions which members of the public may wish to put to members of the Cabinet in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 11 (if any).

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Petitions

To receive petitions from councillors or members of the public in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 13 (if any).

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Urgent decisions taken by the Cabinet or Cabinet members pdf icon PDF 132 KB

In accordance with Scrutiny Procedure Rule 17, to receive details of any urgent decisions taken by the Cabinet or Cabinet members since the previous meeting.

 

The following decisions have been made and the relevant decision-notice is attached:

 

Asset Regeneration Newhaven – made on 24 September 2021

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10.

Review of the Lewes District Council Governance Changes pdf icon PDF 188 KB

Report of the Head of Democratic Services.

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11.

Review of the Lewes District Council Statement of Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 277 KB

Report of the Director of Service Delivery

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Review of the Lewes District Council Gambling Act Statement of Principles pdf icon PDF 272 KB

Report of the Director of Service Delivery

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Appointments

To note the appointments to the following committees and outside bodies made under delegated authority since the last meeting, as a result of Councillor Gauntlett’s appointment by the Leader to be the Cabinet Member for Planning and Infrastructure:

 

·        Policy and Performance Advisory Committee - Councillor Brett replaces Councillor Gauntlett

·        Audit and Standards Committee – Councillor Macleod replaces Councillor Gauntlett

·        East Sussex County Council Health and Overview Committee – Councillor Brett replaces Councillor Gauntlett.

 

 

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Motions

No notices of motion have been received for this meeting.

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15.

Written questions from Councillors pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To deal with written questions which Councillors may wish to put to the Chair of the Council, the Leader, a Cabinet Member, the Chair of any Committee or Sub-Committee, or a member of the Council appointed to any external body or joint authority, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 12 (if any).

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Questions to the Leader of the Council

To deal with questions (if any) which Councillors may wish to put to the Leader of the Council. It will be at the Leader’s discretion to re-direct questions to relevant Members of the Cabinet. A Councillor wishing to raise a question must notify the Chair of the Council of the text of the question prior to the commencement of the meeting.

 

(This item is limited to a maximum of 5 questions, with no more than 1 question being asked per Councillor. If a question requires a detailed or technical response, the Leader may decide that a written response is more appropriate).

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Ward issues pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To deal with ward issues which councillors wish to raise (if any).

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Reporting back on meetings of outside bodies pdf icon PDF 378 KB

To receive any reports from the Council's representatives who serve on outside bodies in respect of meetings they have attended.

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19.

Date of next meeting

The next scheduled meeting of Full Council is 21 February 2022 at 6 pm.

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