Agenda

Council
Tuesday 6th July 2021 5.30 pm

Venue: Civic Suite

Contact: Jane Game 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies.

2.

Council Minutes pdf icon PDF 336 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the previous Council meeting.

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3.

Declarations of pecuniary or conflicting interests from Members

To receive declarations of interest from Members in accordance with the Code of Conduct (Members are directed to the guidance sheet attached)

 

4.

Petitions

To receive petitions from Members of the Council.

5.

Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Mayor, Leader of the Council or Members of the Cabinet.

6.

Questions and Deputations under Standing Order 9 and 12

To answer questions asked by residents of the Borough under Standing Order 9 and to hear petitioners or deputations in accordance with Standing Order 12.

 

7.

Questions under Standing Order 8 (30 Minutes)

To answer questions asked under Standing Order 8 by Councillors (30 Minutes)

8.

Council Topic of Debate

To deal with any Topic of Debate submitted.

9.

Notice of Motion

To receive any Notices of Motion.

10.

Recommendations from Committees

To deal with a number of recommendations from Committees:

 

Remuneration Committee 2 June 2021

Minute 5 Catering Management of Change (page 172)

 

The Remuneration Committee RESOLVED:

a)  to approve the redundancy and pension strain costs where they are at a level that this is required by the Council’s Pay Policy Statement; and

 

b)  to recommend to Council the payment of severance costs (£110,078) in relation to the Quality Assurance Manager as required by the Council’s Pay Policy Statement.

 

Audit Committee 14 June 2021

Minute 10 Treasury Management Outturn Report 2020/21 (page 174)

 

RESOLVED

The Committee recommends that Council approves the Treasury Management Outturn report 2020/21 attached at Appendix A.

 

Governance Committee 23 June 2021

Minute 7 Appointment of Honorary Aldermen (page 190)

 

RECOMMENDED:

 

1.  That the nominations relating to Mrs Flo Nash, Mrs Glenis Slater, Mr Ted Richards OBE and Mrs Kate Wild be accepted, and

 

 2.  A Special meeting of the Council be convened immediately prior to the scheduled meeting on 5th October 2021 to confer on Mrs Flo Nash, Mrs Glenis Slater, Mr Ted Richards OBE and Mrs Kate Wild the title of Honorary Alderman of the Borough of Solihull.

 

11.

Reports from Cabinet pdf icon PDF 199 KB

To receive a summary of decisions, reports from and to deal with any subsequent questions in relation to the following Cabinet Portfolios:

 

a) Leader of the Council and Lead Member for the Economy

(pages 21-28)

 

b) Deputy Leader of the Council and Lead Member for Partnership and Wellbeing including Solihull Health and Wellbeing Board minutes (pages 29-42). The minutes include the Boards agreed amendment to the Boards Terms of Reference (pages 43-57)

 

c) Cabinet Member for Resources (pages 59-63)

 

d) Cabinet Member for Stronger and Safer Communities (pages 65-73)

 

e) Cabinet Member for Climate Change, Planning and Housing (pages 75-81)

 

f) Cabinet Member for Children Education and Skills (pages 83-88)

 

g)  Cabinet Member for Environment and Infrastructure (pages 89-93)

 

h) Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Health (pages 95-101) 

 

i) Cabinet Member for Leisure Tourism and Sport (pages 103-107)

 

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12.

Minutes of Scrutiny Boards pdf icon PDF 245 KB

The minutes of the following Scrutiny Board are presented for information:

 

a)  Resources and Delivering Value (pages 109-119)

 

b)  Economic Development and Managed Growth (pages 121-143)

 

c)  Stronger Communities and Neighbourhood Services (pages 145-150)

 

d)  Children’s Services, Education and Skills (pages 151-158)

 

e)  Health and Adult Social Care (pages 159-160)

 

 

 

 

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13.

Minutes of Committees pdf icon PDF 381 KB

The minutes of the following Committees are presented for information:

 

a)  Call-In Committee (pages 161-169)

 

b)  Remuneration Committee (pages 171-172)

 

c)  Audit Committee (pages 173-187)

 

d)  Governance Committee (pages 189-190)

 

 

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14.

Questions by Leaders of Political Groups Under SO5 (2) (t)

To deal with any questions by Leaders of political groups to the Leader of the Council, a member of the Cabinet, a Chairman of a Committee, Board, Sub-Committee or Task and Finish Group.

15.

Chief Executive Reports pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To receive the following reports:

 

a)  Leader’s Scheme of Delegation to Officers (Information Report) (page 191)

To advise Council of amendments to the Scheme of Delegation to Officers made by the Leader of the Council, as required under the Cabinet Procedure Rules in the Council’s Constitution.

 

b)  Leader’s Scheme of Delegation to Cabinet Members (Information Report) (page 193)

To advise Council of amendments to the Scheme of Delegation to Cabinet Members made by the Leader of the Council, as required under the Cabinet Procedure Rules in the Council’s Constitution.

 

c)  Appointment of Acting Director of Children's Services (pages 195-196)

To ask Council to make an interim appointment to the statutory role of Director of Children’s Services pending a permanent appointment being made to this post.

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16.

Chief Executive Urgent Matters

The Chief Executive to report on any urgent matters.

17.

Questions under Standing Order 8

To answer any remaining questions not dealt with under item 7.

18.

Exclusion of the Public and Press

That, pursuance of Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be now excluded from the meeting for the remainder of the business to be transacted, on the grounds that there would be disclosure to them of exempt information in terms of paragraph 3 of Part 9 of Schedule 12A to the said Act.

19.

Private Minutes

To receive the following private minutes

a)  Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Board