Agenda/Speakers:

1.   Apologies for absence

2.   Declarations of interest

  • Members and Officers are invited
  • to make any declarations of pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interests
  • that they may have in relation to items on this agenda, and are reminded that
  • they should re-declare their interest before consideration of the item or as
  • soon as the interest becomes apparent.
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  • Members and Officers should make
  • their declaration by stating:
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  • a) 
  • the item they have the interest in
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  • b) 
  • whether it is a pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interest
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  • c) 
  • the nature of the interest
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  • d) if it is a pecuniary or
  • prejudicial interest, whether they will be exercising their right to speak
  • under Question Time

3.   Public Question Time 

  • To receive questions from the
  • public (for a period of up to 15 minutes)

4.   Questions from Members with Pecuniary/Prejudicial Interests

  • To receive questions from Members
  • with pecuniary/prejudicial interests (for a period of up to 15 minutes)

5.   Petitions

  • To consider any petitions received
  • from the public.

6.   Minutes 

  • To approve as a correct record the
  • Minutes of the Special Council Meeting held on 17 February 2021, which are
  • attached.

7.   Chairman's Announcements

  • To receive such announcements as
  • the Chairman may desire to lay before the Council.

8.   Urgent Matters 

  • To deal with business not
  • otherwise specified in the Council summons which, in the opinion of the
  • Chairman of the Council (in consultation with the Chief Executive), is business
  • of such urgency as to require immediate attention by the Council.

9.   Motions

  • To consider any Motions submitted
  • in accordance with Council Procedure 14.

10.   Questions from Members 

  • To consider general questions from Members in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 13.3. Officer Reports

11.   Appointment of Vice-Chairman of the Council for the Municipal Year 2021/22

  • In accordance with Article 4.2(b)
  • of the Constitution Procedure Rule 18.9, the Council will consider nominations
  • put forward by each of the Political Groups for the position of Vice-Chairman
  • of the Council for 2021/22 and Chairman Elect for 2022/23.  A secret ballot will then be undertaken to
  • determine the appointment.

12.   Pay Policy Statement 2021/22 

  • The Localism Act 2011, section
  • 38(1) requires that local authorities prepare an annual Pay Policy
  • Statement.  This paper introduces the
  • draft Pay Policy Statement for 2021/2022 and asks Members to approve it.
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  • Additional documents:
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  • ARUN DISTRICT COUNCIL Pay Policy
  • Statement Financial Year 2021 to 2022_ , item 12.pdf icon PDF 409 KB
  • 2021 Structure (For Pay Policy
  • Statement) , item 12.pdf icon PDF 8 KB
  • Election fees and charges
  • 2021-2022 - updated 24 Feb 2021 , item 12.pdf icon PDF 226 KB

13.   To 'Make' The Felpham Neighbourhood Development Plan - 2019-2031 

  • The Felpham Neighbourhood
  • Development Plan 2019-2031 passed Examination in December 2020.  The Examiner of this modified Plan concluded
  • that the Plan passed the Examination and that the material modifications do not
  • change the nature of the Plan and it does not require a Referendum so should
  • proceed to be ‘made’.
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  • This ‘making’ of the plan will
  • give it legal force and it will form part of the statutory Development Plan for
  • that area.  Consequently, decisions on
  • planning applications in the neighbourhood area will need to be made in
  • accordance with the Neighbourhood Development Plan or Order, unless material
  • considerations indicate otherwise.

14.   Feedback on Presentations Relating to Bognor Regis Regeneration 

  • Attached is a report on the eleven
  • presentations given to Members on Bognor Regis Regeneration so that the Council
  • can identify what steps it wishes to take to advance this project.
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  • Additional documents:
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  • Appendix 1 - Big Blake Project
  • Summary , item 14.pdf icon PDF 2 MB
  • Appendix 2 - 4BR Summary , item
  • 14.pdf icon PDF 972 KB
  • Appendix 3 - Shooting Match Ltd
  • Summary , item 14.pdf icon PDF 482 KB
  • Appendix 4 - Plaza Cinema Ltd
  • Summary , item 14.pdf icon PDF 3 MB
  • Appendix 5 - One Bognor Society
  • Summary , item 14.pdf icon PDF 2 MB
  • There are a further 6
  • documents.View the full list of documents for item 14.

15.   Transition to Committee Style of Governance 

  • This is a status report on the
  • progress of transition to the committee style constitution and associated
  • matters. It explains that the revision and rewriting of the Constitution is
  • complete and that the new constitutional document is almost ready for
  • publication.
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  • Reports from Cabinet, Overview
  • Select, Regulatory and Standards Committees, and from Working Parties and
  • Working Groups

16.   Development Control Committee - 6 January 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor Bennett,
  • will present the Minutes from the meeting of the Development Control Committee
  • held on 6 January 2021.  There are no
  • recommendations.

17.   Cabinet - 11 January 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor Dr Walsh,
  • will present the Minutes from the meeting of Cabinet held on 11 January
  • 2021.  There are recommendations at:
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  • Minute 401 – [Housing Revenue Account Business Plan Update] – to view
  • the Officer’s report, please click on this link – Report
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  • Minute 403 – [Supplementary Estimate to Cover Costs Awarded Against the
  • Council in Appeals – Y/103/18/PL and EP/148/20/PL] – to view the Officer’s
  • report and appendices, please click on this link – Report and Appendix A,
  • Appendix B, Appendix C, Appendix A(ii), Appendix B (ii) and Appendix C (ii)
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  • Additional documents:
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  • Decisions , 11/01/2021 Cabinet ,
  • item 17.pdf icon PDF 322 KB

18.   Overview Select Committee - 26 January 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor
  • Northeast, will present the Minutes from the meeting of the Overview Select
  • Committee held on 26 January 2021.  There
  • are no recommendations.
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  • Additional documents:
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  • Corrected Minute Pack 22032021 ,
  • item 18.pdf icon PDF 153 KB

19.  Constitution Working Party - 27 January 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor Mrs
  • Yeates, will present the Minutes from the meeting of the Constitution Working
  • Party held on 27 January 2021.  There are
  • a range of recommendations at:
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  • o    Minute 36 [The New 2021 Constitution –
  • Update Report].  The Officer’s report and
  • Appendices are attached.
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  • Additional documents:
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  • CWP update 27 Janauary 2021 , item
  • 19.pdf icon PDF 221 KB
  • Cons WP - 27 January - Financial
  • Procedure Rules , item 19.pdf icon PDF 744 KB

20.   Electoral Review Sub-Committee - 28 January 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor Oppler,
  • will present the Minutes from the meeting of the Electoral Review Sub-Committee
  • held on 28 January 2021.  There are no
  • recommendations.

21.   Licensing Committee - 29 January 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor
  • Blanchard-Cooper, will present the Minutes from the meeting of the Licensing
  • Committee held on 29 January 2021.  There
  • are no recommendations.

22.   Development Control Committee - 3 February 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor Bennett,
  • will present the Minutes from the meeting of the Development Control Committee
  • held on 3 February 2021.  There are no
  • recommendations.

23.   Housing & Customer Services Working Group - 4 February 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor Bennet,
  • will present the Minutes from the meeting of the Housing & Customer
  • Services Working Group held on 4 February 2021. 
  • There are no recommendations.

24.   Cabinet - 8 February 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor Dr Walsh,
  • will present the Minutes from the meeting of Cabinet held on 8 February 2021
  • with the exception of Minute 465 [Council Budget 2021/22] which was dealt with
  • at the Special Meeting of the Council held on 17 February 2021.  There are no recommendations.
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  • Additional documents:
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  • Decisions , 08/02/2021 Cabinet ,
  • item 24.pdf icon PDF 328 KB

25.   Standards Committee - 18 February 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor Edwards,
  • will present the Minutes from the meeting of the Standards Committee held on 18
  • February 2021.  There are recommendations
  • at:
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  • Minute 484 [Review and Revision of
  • the Member Code of Conduct] – to view the report and Appendices, please click
  • on this link – Report and Appendix 1 and Appendix 2

26.   Planning Policy Sub-Committee - 23 February 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor Mrs
  • Yeates, will present the Minutes from the Planning Policy Sub-Committee held on
  • 23 February 2021.  There are
  • recommendations at:
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  • o    Minute 35 [Local Plan – Vision and
  • Objectives] – to view the Officer’s report, please click on this link – Report
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  • o    
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  • o    Minute 37 [Interim Housing Statement [ - to
  • view the Officer’s report, please click on this link Report and Appendix

27.   Audit & Governance Committee - 25 February 2021 

  • The Vice-Chairman, Councillor Mrs
  • Haywood, will present the Minutes from the Audit & Governance Committee
  • held on 25 February 2021.  There are a
  • range of recommendations at:
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  • o    Minute 497 [Capital Strategy – 2021/22 to
  • 2023/24] – to view the Officer’s report, please click on this link - Report and
  • Appendix
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  • o    Minute 498 [Treasury Management Strategy
  • Statement and Annual Investment Strategy] – to view the Officer’s report and Appendices,
  • please click on this link - Report

28.   Constitution Working Party - 2 March 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor Mrs
  • Yeates, will present the Minutes from the meeting of the Constitution Working
  • Party held on 2 March 2021.  There are a
  • range of recommendations at:
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  • o    Minute 41 [Final Report – Review of the
  • Constitution for Transition to Committee Style of Governance]. The Officer’s
  • report and Appendices are attached.
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  • Additional documents:
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  • 2 March Cons WP - Report , item
  • 28.pdf icon PDF 333 KB
  • 2 March Cons WP - Appendix 1 ,
  • item 28.pdf icon PDF 451 KB
  • 2 March Cons WP - Appendix 2 ,
  • item 28.pdf icon PDF 390 KB

29.   Development Control Committee - 3 March 2021

  • The Chairman, Councillor Bennett,
  • will present the Minutes from the Development Control Committee held on 3 March
  • 2021.  There are no recommendations.
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  • The Minutes will be circulated
  • separately to this agenda.

30.   Bognor Regis Regeneration Sub-Committee - 4 March 2021 

  • The Chairman, Councillor Stanley,
  • will present the Minutes from the Bognor Regis Regeneration Sub-Committee held
  • on 4 March 2021.  There is a
  • recommendation at:
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  • o    Minute Minute 18 [Bognor Regis Place
  • Branding] – to view the report and Appendix, please click on this link – Report
  • and Appendix 1 and Appendix 2
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  • Additional documents:
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  • BRGSC Minutes 04032021 , item
  • 30.pdf icon PDF 142 KB

31.   Committee Memberships

  • Any changes to Committee
  • Memberships that need noting by the Council will be reported at the meeting.

32.   Representation on Outside Bodies

  • The Council is asked to approve
  • any changes to its representation on Outside Bodies.  These will be reported verbally by the Leader
  • of the Council at the meeting.