HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL
Guildhall, Church Street, Harwich, Essex CO12 3DS
Tel: 01255 507211
Clerk: Ms Lucy Ballard
TO ALL COUNCILLORS:
YOU ARE SUMMONED TO ATTEND A MEETING
Of HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL
To be held
Tuesday 12th January 2021 at 7pm
Or at the rise of the TOWN PLANNING MEETING, whichever is the later
Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact the clerk for joining instructions
|1||Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence
|2||Declarations of Members’ Interests
To receive any ‘pecuniary’ or ‘personal’ interests relating to items on the agenda
Questions pursuant to Standing Order 3
|4||Census 2021 Presentation
To receive a presentation from Valerie Cumming Newell, Census Engagement Manager from the Office for National Statistics
The Mayor to give a brief report of engagements undertaken since the last meeting.
|6||Minutes of Last Meeting
• To approve as a correct record the Minutes and Confidential Minutes of the meeting of Harwich Town Council held on 25th November 2020 (circulated separately).• To approve as a correct record the Minutes and Confidential Minutes of the Extraordinary meeting of Harwich Town Council held on 15th December 2020 (circulated separately).
|7||Matters Arising from the Minutes of the Last Meeting
• MIN 072/20 – To confirm MP is investigating concerns raised by HTC with the CEO of the East of England Ambulance service following letters of concern sent in relation to response times last winter and to decide upon additional action. Cllr Morrison
|8||Matters Arising from the Minutes of Previous Meetings|
|9||Harwich Harbour Foot Ferry Partnership Agreement
Ref MIN 133/17 – To review current partnership agreement and consider whether to renew on an ongoing basis, commencing April 2021 at a cost of £1000 per annum, to be reviewed every 3 years.
To consider the purchase of 2x laptops at a cost of £575 each and 2x mice at a cost of £5 each, to facilitate homeworking, to be expended from the ICT EMR.
|11||Key Priorities 2021/22
To agree on key priorities for the 2021/22 financial year.
|12||Budget & Precept
To consider budget recommendations and set the precept for the 2021/22 financial year.
|13||Brief Reports by Members appointed to outside bodies by the Council|
|14||Minutes of the Last Finance & General Purposes Committee Meeting
• To receive the Minutes and Confidential Minutes of the Finance & General Purposes Committee meeting held on 8th December 20 (circulated separately)
To receive the financial update and accounting reports and to approve accounts for payment as per the schedule (circulated separately)
|16||Correspondence Received in the Post or Raised by Members
• Report from PCSO Ryan Duffett (for information) and to consider any new hot spots
|17||Date of Next Meeting
The next (remote) meeting of Harwich Town Council is scheduled to be held on Wednesday 17th February 2021 at 7.00pm, or at the rise of the Town Planning Committee, whichever is the later.
Dated: 6th January 2021
Ms Lucy Ballard
Clerk to the Council