To receive any apologies for absence from any Members.
To approve the minutes of the Extraordinary Council and Council meetings held on 28 September, 12 and 22 October 2020 as an accurate record.
In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.
To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.
To receive Announcements, if any, from the Mayor, the Leader, Head of Paid Service and Returning Officer.
For Members to debate a Borough Petition.
a) Public Questions (30 minutes)
To receive questions from the public gallery and questions submitted by residents in advance of the meeting.
b) Leader and Cabinet Member Questions (105 minutes)
To receive questions from Councillors.
To receive notice of petitions presented by Members on behalf of local residents.
For Members to receive the following annual reports for 2019 – 2020:
i. Corporate Parenting Panel; and
ii. Health and Wellbeing Board.
To debate any motions submitted in accordance with Council Procedure Rules.
To consider the recommendations made by Cabinet since the last ordinary Council meeting relating to the following matters:
i. Developing Croydon’s new Community Safety Strategy;
ii. The Croydon Renewal Improvement Plan and the Croydon Renewal Improvement Board;
iii. The Croydon Renewal Financial Recovery Plan and Submission to MHCLG for the Capitalisation Direction; and
iv. Strategic Review of Companies and other investment arrangements – Brick by Brick Croydon Ltd (“BBB”) Shareholder decision – Directors and articles of association
The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:
“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”