Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Substitutes

To receive details of any Member nominated to attend the meeting in place of a Member of the Committee.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

3.

Public Representations

Up to a total of fifteen minutes can be allowed, with 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 Committee.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Of the meeting held on 4th February 2020 to be approved and signed.

5.

Minutes of Place and Economic Development Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 27th January 2020.

6.

Minutes of Income Generation Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 46 KB

To receive the minutes of the meetings held on 14th January 2020 and 25th February 2020.

7.

Minutes of Personnel and General Purposes Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 42 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 26th February 2020.

8.

Flood Recovery Funding pdf icon PDF 103 KB

1.   That the Committee reallocates £100,000 from the Business Rates Risk Reserve to support businesses and communities affected by floods; and

 

2.   That the Committee delegates authority to the Corporate Director Finance and Resources and Corporate Director Homes and Communities  to develop and implement a policy in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chairs of the Committee for the allocation of funds to support local communities and businesses.

9.

Customer Contact Services - Update Report pdf icon PDF 134 KB

That Members note the progress made towards implementation of the new arrangements for customer services which were agreed by Policy and Resources Committee in November 2019.

10.

Procurement of Temporary Employment Agency pdf icon PDF 96 KB

That the Committee delegates authority to the Corporate Director Finance and Resources to award a contract for the provision of agency staff to Matrix under a direct award through the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation framework.

11.

Property Asset Management Plan 2019 to 2022 pdf icon PDF 509 KB

That the Committee:

 

1.approves the Property Asset Management Plan 2019 to 2022;

2.approves the 3 year outline investment programme; and

3.agrees to receive further reports for approval before the implementation of any project in the Asset Management Plan without current funding.

12.

Brexit Project - Thriving EU Migrants Community and City pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To allocate the funds awarded to Worcester City Council from Brexit funding for the Community Engagement Team to assist with the EU Settlement Scheme and Brexit transition within Worcester, supporting migrant community cohesion.

13.

Introduction of 'Pay for Extra Weight' System for Non-Recyclable Trade Waste pdf icon PDF 100 KB

1.     That a system of paying for extra weight is introduced in line with the principle of ‘the polluter pays’ to establish best practice in waste management and encourage increased recycling by commercial waste customers; and

 

2.     That the proposed Fees & Charges for 2020/21 for commercial waste detailed in Appendix B are recommended to Council for approval.

14.

Proposed Committee Performance Scorecard for 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 87 KB

That the Policy and Resources Committee consider the proposed content of the Policy and Resources Performance Scorecard for 2020/21.

Additional documents:

15.

Any Other Business

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

16.

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.

PART II

(ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND DECISION IN PRIVATE)

 

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

17.

Minutes (Exempt Items)

Of the meeting held on 4th February 2020 to be approved and signed.

18.

Minutes of Income Generation Sub-Committee (Exempt Items)

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 14th January 2020 and 25th February 2020.

19.

Procurement of Temporary Employment Agency

To note the advice provided by the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation at confidential Annex A.

20.

Introduction of 'Pay for Extra Weight' System for Non-Recyclable Trade Waste

To note details of the data gathered (Appendix A) and the proposed charges for recycled waste for 2020/21 (Appendix B).

21.

Future High Streets Fund - Draft Submission And Acquisition Of Strategic Assets

That the Committee approves the Council’s Future High Street Fund draft submission to Government and associated delegations and approvals.