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Agenda of Nantwich Town Council Meeting

Thursday 15th April 2021, 7.45pm, Virtual Zoom Meeting

AGENDA OF NANTWICH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

1. PUBLIC FORUM

1.1. To receive a report from Police representatives and discuss policing issues in the town.

1.2. To receive representations from members of the public.

1.3. To receive any representations from the public on planning applications.

1.4. To receive any questions submitted in advance in writing.

2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive any apologies for absence.

3. DECLARATION OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS

Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests relating to items on the agenda in accordance with the Council’s adopted Code of Conduct.

4. CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

4.1. To receive and approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 4th March 2021 and the special meeting of the Council on 30th March 2021. (attached)

4.2. To receive and note the minutes of the meeting of the Policy Committee held on 11th March 2021, and to accept and approve the recommendations contained within the minutes.

4.3. To receive and note the minutes of the meeting of the Finance Committee held on 18th March 2021, and to accept and approve the recommendations contained within the minutes.

5. MAYOR’S REPORT

To receive a list of the Mayor’s engagements and to receive any announcements by the Mayor

6. PLANNING CONTROL

Applications for Planning Permission – notification of planning applications by Cheshire East Council upon which comments are to be made (see list attached).  The applications will be displayed at the meeting for inspection.

7.  FINANCIAL RISK ASSESSMENT/INTERNAL CONTROLS

It is proper practice to review the Financial Risk assessment of the Town Council on a yearly basis.  The attached draft Financial Risk assessment has been reviewed for consideration.  In addition, a draft Internal Controls policy has been drafted to strengthen and mitigate the risk further.

8.  INTERIM INTERNAL AUDIT

To consider the third interim audit of the year from the internal auditors JDH Business Services Ltd and note and approve the actions to address the three new recommendations. (details attached).

9. PUBLIC TOILETS

To consider the attached report detailing the recommendations of the working group set up to review a holistic approach to public toilet provision in the town.

10. LITTER ISSUES

To consider proposals to address issues of increased litter in the town.

11. PLASTIC REDUCTION POLICY

To consider recommendations of the Policy Committee for the adoption of the attached draft Plastic Reduction Policy.

12. FLOODING ISSUES – ALLOTMENTS

To receive an update on recent flooding experienced at Welshman’s Lane and Brookfield Allotment sites together with proposals for remedying the flooding. (details attached)

13. BOROUGH COUNCILLORS REPORTS

To receive reports from Cheshire East Borough Councillors.

14. REPORTS OF REPRESENTATIVES

Members representing the Council on outside bodies or organisations are asked to report on matters of interest.

Minutes