Council - Monday, 25th January, 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting - Teams

Contact: Democratic Services 


No. Item




Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

To invite Councillors to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Disclosable Interests they may have in items on the agenda, and to confirm the nature of those interests.



Councillor Pattie Hill

To pay tribute to late Councillor, Pattie Hill, in recognition of her contribution to the Borough and its residents.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 308 KB


Announcements pdf icon PDF 6 KB

To consider Announcements under Procedure Rule 10:


a)           Mayor’s Announcements


b)           The Leader’s Announcements


c)           Chief Executive’s Announcements.




Questions on Notice (Procedure Rule 9) pdf icon PDF 175 KB


Motions on Notice (Procedure Rule 11)

There are no Motions on this occasion.



Executive Committee

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Committee held on 8th December 2020 pdf icon PDF 430 KB


Domestic Abuse Policy - Identifying Abuse and Responding Effectively pdf icon PDF 207 KB

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Fees and Charges 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 129 KB

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Finance Monitoring Quarter 2 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 301 KB

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Worcestershire Regulatory Services - Budget Recommendations 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 360 KB

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Committee held on 12th January 2021 pdf icon PDF 509 KB


Independent Remuneration Panel Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 208 KB

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Final Council Tax Support Scheme pdf icon PDF 395 KB

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Housing Revenue Account - Rent Setting Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 306 KB


Council Tax Base pdf icon PDF 211 KB


Worcestershire Regulatory Services Board - Recommendations pdf icon PDF 383 KB

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Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Committee held on Tuesday, 19th January 2021 pdf icon PDF 398 KB

As the meeting of the Executive Committee scheduled for 19th January 2021 will take place after the agenda for this meeting of Council has been published, the minutes of the Executive Committee meeting will be published in a supplementary pack for Members’ consideration.




Redditch Town Deal Investment Plan pdf icon PDF 318 KB

The covering report for this item has been attached.  The final version of the Redditch Town Deal Investment Plan, which is an appendix to the report, is due to be published the week commencing 18th January 2021, after the publication of this agenda pack.  Therefore, the Redditch Town Deal Investment Plan will be published in a supplementary pack for Members’ consideration.


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Committee Appointments pdf icon PDF 183 KB

To note the appointment of Members to replace Councillor Pattie Hill on the following Committees:


·                Crime and Disorder Scrutiny Panel

·                Licensing Committee

·                Overview and Scrutiny Committee


The nominees to these positions will be reported to Council in a supplementary pack.



Blue Light Hub - Middlehouse Lane Report - (report to follow) pdf icon PDF 669 KB

NOTE: The exempt appendix (Appendix 5) attached for this item has only been made available to Members and relevant Officers. Should Members wish to discuss Appendix 5 in any detail, a decision will be required to exclude the public and press from the meeting on the grounds that exempt information is likely to be divulged, as defined in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12 (a) of Section 100 1 of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006.


(Paragraph 3: Subject to the “public interest” test, information relating

to the financial and business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)).)



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Outdoor Fitness Equipment (report to follow) pdf icon PDF 115 KB

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Urgent Business - Record of Decisions pdf icon PDF 169 KB

Urgent decisions have been taken on the following subjects in accordance with the Council’s Urgency Procedure Rules at Part 2, Paragraph 7 and / or Part 9 Paragraph 5.


·                Appointment – Director of Resources and Section 151 Officer

·                Local Restrictions Support Grant and Additional Restrictions Grant (including background papers)

·                Rubicon – Management Fee Quarter 2 2020


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Urgent Business - general (if any)

To consider any additional items exceptionally agreed by the Mayor as Urgent Business in accordance with the powers vested in him by virtue of Section 100(B)(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


(This power should be exercised only in cases where there are genuinely special circumstances which require consideration of an item which has not previously been published on the Order of Business for the meeting.)