Decisions

Decisions published

15/11/2019 - Port Manager and Harbour Master's Report ref: 896    For Determination

Decision Maker: Whitstable Harbour Board

Made at meeting: 15/11/2019 - Whitstable Harbour Board

Decision published: 15/11/2019

Effective from: 15/11/2019

Decision:

(Councillor Dan Watkins left the meeting at the commencement of this item)

 

The Chairman introduced the report which updated the Board on a range of matters including harbour operations, publicity and general port marine issues. 

 

A discussion was had regarding storage of the Gamecock on the East Quay for maintenance. It was made clear to the Board there would be no charge for this but was beneficial to the activity of the Harbour. 

 

It was proposed, seconded and when put to vote unanimously agreed that the Board give authority for the Harbour Master to explore the possibility to to store the Gamecock on the East Quay without charge and proceed if he deems it suitable plus implement any terms and conditions he feels are necessary. 

 

RESOLVED: That the the Board give authority for the Harbour Master to explore the possibility to to store the Gamecock on the East Quay without charge and proceed if he deems it suitable plus implement any terms and conditions he feels are necessary. 

 

Reason for the decision: There would be no cost to the Harbour and would be of interest to visitors to the Harbour. 

 

A point was then raised that an information board that had been removed due to perishing should be replaced with immediate effect. 

 

It was proposed, seconded and when put to vote unanimously agreed that the information Board be reinstated.

 

RESOLVED: That the information Board in the Harbour be reinstated.

 

Reason for the decision: Funds could be made available for the reinstatement of the board and it was of educational importance to the Harbour.

 

Record of the voting:

For (9): Baker, Caffery, Cornell, Dixey, I.Thomas, Todd , Budden, Moore and Steen.

Against (0): None 

Abstained (0): None

 

The Board NOTED the report.

 


17/10/2019 - Approval of the rota for membership of the Licensing Sub-Committee ref: 888    For Determination

Rota for the Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 17/10/2019 - Council

Decision published: 06/11/2019

Effective from: 17/10/2019

Decision:

That the licensing rota for the remainder of the council year by adopted as set out as appendix 2 to the minutes.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Pippa Tritton


17/10/2019 - Changes to memberships of committees and sub-committees for the remainder of the council year 2019/20 ref: 887    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 17/10/2019 - Council

Decision published: 06/11/2019

Effective from: 17/10/2019

Decision:

That following changes to membership be made - 

 

  • Policy and Resources Committee: Remove Councillor Wilson-Hamilton and add Councillor Fitter-Harding
  • Audit Committee: Remove Councillor Wilson-Hamilton and add Councillor Fitter-Harding
  • Youth Activities Working Group: Remove Councillor Spooner and Watkins and add Councillor Flack and Howes

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Newman


17/10/2019 - Military Road Council Offices (minutes 392) ref: 886    Recommendations Approved

Consideration of whether to move the main Council offices out of its current location in Military Road.

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 17/10/2019 - Council

Decision published: 06/11/2019

Effective from: 17/10/2019

Decision:

(a) That the city Council should construct new administrative headquarters, to be as environmentally friendly as possible, as a replacement for the current premises at Military Road. 

 

(b) That the Guildhall remained the main venue for Council and committee meetings.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alexis Jobson


17/10/2019 - Review of Polling Places (minute 390) ref: 885    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 17/10/2019 - Council

Decision published: 06/11/2019

Effective from: 17/10/2019

Decision:

(a) That the proposed scheme, as set out in appendix 1 to the minutes, for polling districts and polling places be approved and adopted and used for the revised Register of Electors for 2019, to be published on 1 December 2019.

 

(b) That when any future review is undertaken on ward boundaries by the Local Government Boundary Commission, they be requested to include polling district RBF5 within their work.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lyn McDaid