Council - Wednesday, 22nd September, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Council Offices. View directions

Contact: Emma Denny  Email:

No. Item


Presentation on the Chairman's charity

To receive a presentation on the work of Norfolk and Waveney MIND, one of the Chairman’s nominated charities.


Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence, if any.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 338 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 21st July 2021.


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.



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)


Chairman's Communications

To receive the Chairman’s communications, if any.


Leader's Announcements


Public Questions and Statements

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


Review of political balance of the Council and the allocation of seats to committees, sub-committees, working parties and panels pdf icon PDF 148 KB









Following a change to the membership of the political groups at North Norfolk District Council, the Council is required to review the allocation of seats on committees, sub committees and working parties to reflect the political balance of the Council, in accordance with Section 15 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 and regulations made thereunder.




Following a change in the political balance it is necessary to review the allocation of seats on committees, sub-committees, working parties and panels.











  1. That Council approves the revised political balance calculation as per section 2.6of this report
  2. That Council approves the allocation of seats to political groups as shown at Appendix A, taking into consideration any arrangements agreed by the Group Leaders
  3. That delegation is given to the Group Leaders to make any appointments to committees, sub-committees, working parties & panels.



Contact Officer(s), telephone number and email:

Emma Denny, Democratic Services Manager, 01263 516010,;


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

To approve any appointments to committees, sub-committees, working parties, panels and outside bodies as notified by the Group Leader.


Portfolio Reports pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To receive reports from Cabinet Members on their portfolios.


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, during this session 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)

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Recommendations from Cabinet 06 September 2021 pdf icon PDF 341 KB

Agenda Item 11: Outturn report 2020/21 (Period 12 Budget Monitoring report)


Resolved to recommend the following to Full Council:


a)  The provisional outturn position for the General Fund revenue account for 2020/21;

b)  The transfers to and from reserves as detailed within the report (and appendix C) along with the corresponding updates to the 2021/22 budget;

c) Allocate the surplus of £752,223 to the Delivery Plan Reserve;

d)  The financing of the 2020/21 capital programme as detailed within the report and at Appendix D;

e) The balance on the General Reserve of £2.326 million;

f)  The updated capital programme for 2021/22 to 2024/25 and scheme financing as outlined within the report and detailed at Appendix E;

g)  The outturn position in respect of the Prudential Indicators for 2020/21 as detailed in Appendix F and;

h) The roll-forward requests as outline in Appendix H are approved.


Agenda Item 12: Treasury Management Annual Report 2020/21


Resolved to recommend to Council:


To approve the Treasury Management Annual Report and Prudential Indicators for 2020/21


Agenda Item 13: Debt Recovery 2020-2021


Resolved to recommend to Full Council:


To approve the Debt Recovery Annual report for 2020-2021



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Recommendations from the Overview & Scrutiny Committee 15 September 2021

To consider any recommendations arising from the Overview & Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 15th September 2021.


Please note that the Overview & Scrutiny Committee meeting took place after the Council agenda was published. The Chairman of the committee will provide an oral update at Full Council.


Employment and Appeals Committee - membership and terms of reference pdf icon PDF 303 KB



To approve new Terms of Reference for the Council’s Employment and Appeals Committee as detailed in the report so as to strengthen the authority’s governance arrangements.








Council is requested:-


1.     1. To agree the revised Terms of Reference for the Employment and Appeals Committee

2.     2. To nominate members to form a “pool” of members to serve on the Committee with appropriate training





Contact Officer, telephone number and email:

Steve Blatch, Chief Executive

Telephone:-  01263 516232



James Claxton, HR Manager

Telephone:-  01263 516352






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Questions Received from Members

None Received.


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