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No. Item


Appointment of Substitutes

To receive details of any Members appointed to attend the meeting instead of a Member of the Sub-Committee.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation

Up to a total of fifteen minutes can be allowed, each speaker being allocated a maximum of five minutes, for members of the public to present a petition, ask a question or comment on any matter on the Agenda or within the remit of the Sub-Committee.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Of the meeting held on 7th September 2020 to be approved and signed.


Quarter 2 Performance Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 187 KB

That the Planning and Economic Development Sub-Committee notes the Council’s Quarter 2 performance for 2020/21.


Additional documents:


Setting of the Budget for 2021/22 and MTFP to 2025/26 pdf icon PDF 226 KB

1.   That the Sub-Committee note the Budgets for the various services identified for 2020/21; and


2.   That the Sub-Committee consider the priorities within each service and recommends any change of emphasis for the services’ Income and Efficiency plans.


Additional documents:


Diglis to Carrington Bridge Active Travel Corridor Improvements pdf icon PDF 510 KB

That the Sub-Committee:


·         notes the contents of this report and confirms its in-principle approval for the progression of the project;


·         authorises the Corporate Director-Place in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair of this committee to enter into a joint delivery agreement with the County Council securing the governance arrangements for the delivery of section 1 of the riverside route;


·         recommends to Policy and Resources to authorisethe expenditure of up to £50,000(from previously allocated feasibility funds towards delivery of section 1 of the riverside route);


·         supports the expenditure of S106 funding to deliver section 1 of the riverside route (as detailed in Appendix C);


·         authorises the Corporate Director-Place to submit funding bidsto third partiesforthe balance of funding required to deliver the Project; and


·         agrees to receivefurtherreports on the outcome of advanced feasibility work for the riverside route sections 2 and 3.



Museums Worcestershire Annual Review pdf icon PDF 189 KB

That the Sub-Committee note the activities undertaken in museums in 2019-20 and the impact made.



Additional documents:


City Centre Markets pdf icon PDF 257 KB


That the Place and Economic Development Sub-Committee:


1.        Approves the principle of managing the different elements of the City’s markets offer separately on the expiry of the current contractual arrangements in January, being:

a.    Weekend High Street markets (covered in this report)

b.    Angel Place traders (covered in this report)

c.    Victorian Christmas Fayre market stalls (to be discussed at a future sub-committee meeting)

2.       Authorises the Director of Place, in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of the Sub Committee, to procure operators through a concession contract for a period of up to 5 years with the option of a further 2 years extension, to deliver weekend High Street markets (Saturday and/or Sunday);

    3.  Authorises the Director of Place to directly award a contract to a   market operator to manage the Angel Place market on an interim basis for a period of up to 2 years, pending the implementation of the Future High Streets Fund redevelopment if this bid is successful;

    4.  Notes that a report will be brought to the Sub-Committee next year giving options for the future delivery of the Victorian Christmas Fayre; and

    5.  Agrees that the City Council should offer to act as a single point of contact to manage events and bookings within the City Centre and notes that the Director of Place will engage with the County Council to achieve this.


Any Other Business

Which in the opinion of the Chairman is of sufficient urgency as to warrant consideration.


Items involving the Disclosure of Exempt Information

The Committee are invited to pass the following resolution:-


That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of information as defined in Schedule 12A of the said Act.




Exempt – not for publication because the item contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the local authority holding that information) – category 3


City Centre Markets

To note the contents of the exempt Appendix to this report.