(Councillor Eden-Green spoke prior to the
consideration of the item.)
The Chairman drew attention to the supplement for the
The Head of Digital Transformation and Policy
introduced the report which explained that the current Corporate
Plan expires in March 2020 and therefore a draft Corporate Plan,
2020-2022 has been developed to replace it. As a significant
district-wide document, setting the policy framework for the way
the council delivers services, the Committee were asked to approve
the document for consultation with all residents, businesses and
Options were set out in the report as
To approve the draft Corporate Plan 2020-2022 for
consultation between Monday 10 February until 5pm on Monday 23
To approve the new Corporate Plan period as
To not approve the draft Corporate Plan 2020-2022,
and so not to start consultation.
The Committee members made comments about the draft
plan and acknowledged the importance of the public consultation.
The recommendations in the report were proposed, seconded and when
put to a vote agreed.
The new Corporate Plan be a two-year
plan, running from April 2020 to March 2022.
That the draft Corporate Plan, as shown
in Appendix 1, be released for consultation.
RECOMMENDED to full council: That the council
consults the draft Corporate Plan for a period of six weeks rather
than 12 weeks, as set out in the constitution.
Reasons for the decision: The council is required to develop and adopt a new
Corporate Plan for April 2020. As a new strategic policy document
for the council, there is a duty to consult to ensure that the new
Plan is targeted at meeting the needs of residents, businesses and
Record of the voting -
For the proposal (12): Councillors Baldock, Clark, Cook, Dekker, Dixey, Edwards,
Fitter-Harding, Glover, L.Jones-Roberts, Kenny, R.Thomas and Todd
Against the proposal (0): None
Abstaining from the proposal (1): Councillor