Council - Wednesday, 19th July, 2023 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Council Offices. View directions

Contact: Emma Denny  Email:

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North Norfolk Youth Council

To receive an update from the Youth Council.


Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence, if any.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 270 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 21st June 2023.



Members are asked at this stage to declare any interests that they may have in any of the following items on the agenda.  The Code of Conduct for Members requires that declarations include the nature of the interest and whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest (see attached guidance and flowchart)


Items of Urgent Business

To determine any other items of business which the Chairman decides should be considered as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section 100B (4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


Chairman's Communications

To receive the Chairman’s communications, if any.


Leader's Announcements

To receive communications from the Leader of the Council.


Public Questions and Statements

To consider any questions or statements received from members of the public.


Appointments to Committees, sub-committees, working parties and outside bodies

To receive updates from the Group Leaders on any appointments.


Portfolio Reports pdf icon PDF 219 KB

To receive reports from Cabinet Members on their portfolios:


Cllr T Adams - Executive Support & Legal Services

Cllr H Blathwayt – Coast

Cllr A Brown – Planning & Enforcement

Cllr W Fredericks – Housing and People Services

Cllr P Heinrich – Sustainable Growth

Cllr C Ringer – IT, Environmental & Waste Services

Cllr L Shires – Finance, Estates & Assets

Cllr A Varley – Climate Change & Net Zero

Cllr L Withington – Community, Leisure & Outreach


Members are reminded that they may ask questions of the Cabinet Member on their reports and portfolio areas but should note that it is not a debate.


No member may ask more than one question plus a supplementary question, unless the time taken by members’ questions does not exceed 30 minutes in total, in which case, second questions will be taken in the order that they are received (Constitution, Chapter 2, part 2, section 12.2)

Additional documents:


Recommendations from Cabinet 29th June 2023 pdf icon PDF 146 KB

At the meeting on 29th June, Cabinet made the following recommendations to Full Council:


Agenda Item 8: Corporate Plan 2023 – 2027




That Full Council adopts the Corporate Plan 2023 - 2027


Agenda Item 9: 2022/2023 Outturn Report




That Full Council approves:


a)   The provisional outturn position for the General Fund revenue account for 2022/23;

b)    The transfers to and from reserves as detailed within the report (and appendix C) along with the corresponding updates to the 2023/24budget;

c)   The deficit of £0.261m relating to service overspends be funded from the GeneralReserve;

d)      The deficit of £0.561m relating to retained business rates be funded from the Business RatesReserve;

e)    The financing of the 2022/23 capital programme as detailed within the report   and at Appendix D.

f)      The balance on the General Reserve of£2.649m;

g)    The updated capital programme for 2023/24 to 2025/26 and scheme financing as outlined withinthe report and detailed at Appendix E

h)    The roll-forward requests as outlined in Appendix F

i)      The transfer of £0.5m from the Delivery Plan Reserve to a new reserve – ‘Net Zero Initiatives’ set up specifically to fund projects, initiatives and works to achieve Net Zero.

j)      The provision of a Temporary Accommodation capital budget for 2024/25 and 2025/26 of £0.25m per year be moved into 2023/24 giving a total budget of £0.75m in 2023/24 and that this be funded by temporary borrowing until it can be replaced by preserved right to buy capital receipts.


Agenda Item 10 - Treasury Management Annual Report 2022 - 2023




That the Treasury Management Annual Report for 2022 – 2023 be approved.


Overview & Scrutiny Committee considered the above recommendations at the meeting scheduled for 12th July. As this meeting was held after the Full Council agenda was published, the Chairman of the Committee will provide a verbal update to Full Council.



Additional documents:


Recommendations from the Overview & Scrutiny Committee 12 July 2023

To consider any further recommendations from the Overview & Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 12th July.




Questions Received from Members

To consider any questions submitted by Members.


Opposition Business

None Received.


Notice(s) of Motion

None Received.


Exclusion of Press and Public

To pass the following resolution – if necessary:


“That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph(s) _ of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) to the Act.”


Private Business