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Full council minutes 11th October 2005

AT A MEETING of HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL held
at THE GUILDHALL, HARWICH, ESSEX on
TUESDAY 11th OCCTOBER 2005 at 7.25PM

PRESENT
The Mayor of Harwich Councillor G J Ford in the Chair
The Deputy Mayor Councillor J Thurlow
Councillors:
P Brand
L Double
M Gardner
W Bleakley
S Henderson
H Markham Lee
A Morrison
D McLeod
L Payne
W Rose
D Rutson
V Williams
G Calver
The Clerk to the Council Mrs D Humphris
Also present was one member of the press.

49/05 MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Mayor and Deputy Mayor gave details of engagements undertaken since the last meeting.

50/05 MINUTES
RESOLVED: that the minutes of the meeting held on the 6th September 2005 (previously circulated) be approved by the Chairman and signed as a true record.

51/05 STANDING ORDERS AND FINANCIAL REGULATIONS
RESOLVED: that updated Standing Orders and Financial Regulations as presented by the Clerk should be formally adopted by this Council forthwith.
RESOLVED: that the Working Party to discuss the protocol relating to public speaking at Full Council meetings should consist of Councillors, Ford, Thurlow, Double, Bleakley and Henderson.

52/05 HARWICH REGENERATION GROUP
RESOLVED: that Councillor Payne should continue as this Council’s representative on this panel.

53/05 GUILDHALL COMMITTEE
Councillor Calver presented the minutes of the meeting held on 26th September 2005.
RESOLVED: that the minutes be adopted including all recommendations therein.

54/05 ALLOTMENTS COMMITTEE
Councillor Markham-Lee presented the minutes of the meeting held on 3rd October2005.
RESOLVED that the minutes be adopted including the recommendations therein.

55/05 ENVIRONMENT AND HIGHWAYS COMMITTEE
Councillor McLeod presented the minutes of the meeting held on 4th October 2005.
RESOLVED that the minutes be adopted including the recommendations therein.

56/05 BRIEF REPORTS OF MEMBERS
Councillor Morrison gave a report on the Harwich International Port Liaison Committee.
Councillor Double reported on the Essex Air Ambulance Motor Cycle Rally which had raised £30,000 in donations.

57/05 FINANCE – PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS
The Payment of Account as listed (including the Petty Cash) was presented for consideration by members.
RESOLVED: that the Accounts shown on the attached Appendix ‘A’ and Appendix ‘B’ be approved.

58/05 THE LICENSING ACT 2003
Councillor Henderson and Councillor Markham Lee declared an interest.
The following applications were noted:
Victoria Hotel Dovercourt
Mandarin House The Green Dovercourt

59/05 TRANSFER OF JUSTICES LICENCE
Councillor Henderson and Councillor Markham-Lee declared an interest.
The following was noted:
The Mayflower Whitbread Brewers Fayre Parkeston

The Chairman closed the meeting at 8.04pm
TOWN MAYOR AND CHAIRMAN

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