Agenda and decisions

Neighbourhood Services Committee - Thursday, 13 January 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames TW18 1XB

Contact: Christeen Abee  Email: c.abee@spelthorne.gov.uk

Link: Members of the public may hear the proceedings by tuning into the Council's YouTube channel

Items
No. Item

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 203 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 11 November 2021 as a correct record.

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held on 11 November 2021 were agreed as a correct record.

3.

Disclosures of Interest

To receive any disclosures of interest from members in accordance with the Members Code of Conduct.

Decision:

There were none.

4.

Questions from members of the Public

The Chair, or his nominee, to answer any questions raised by members of the public in accordance with Standing Order 40.

 

Note: the deadline for questions to be considered at this meeting is 5pm on Thursday 6 January 2022.

 

At the time of publication of this agenda no questions were received.

 

Decision:

There were none.

5.

Ward Issues

To consider any issues raised by ward councillors in accordance with Standing Order 34.2

 

Note: the deadline for ward issues to be notified for consideration at this meeting is 12 noon on Thursday 6 January 2022.

 

At the time of publication of this agenda no ward issues were received.

 

Decision:

There were none.

6.

Cashless Parking - Key Decision* pdf icon PDF 219 KB

To consider authorising the introduction of Cashless Parking within Spelthorne Borough Council owned car parks.

Decision:

The Committee resolved to:

 

1. Authorise the Group Head of Neighbourhood Services to introduce “Cashless” payment as an approved payment method in The Spelthorne Borough Council (Off-Street Parking Places) Order;

 

2. Agree for the transaction charges to be paid directly by the customer, in addition to the existing tariff charges;

 

3. Authorise the Group Head of Neighbourhood Services to enter into a procurement exercise to tender for a Cashless parking provider;

 

4. Delegate the appointment of the contractor to the Group Head of Neighbourhood Services in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Neighbourhood Services Committee;

 

5. Authorise the Group Head of Corporate Governance to complete any legal documentation necessary to implement the new contract.

7.

Electric Vehicle Charging Points in Car Parks pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To note the report on electric vehicle charging points in Spelthorne Borough Council owned car parks.

Decision:

The Committee resolved to note the report on electric vehicle charging points in Spelthorne Borough Council owned car parks.

8.

Domestic Abuse Update pdf icon PDF 274 KB

To note the update on the Domestic Abuse Strategy for inclusion in the review of the Community Safety Strategy for 2022.

Decision:

The Committee resolved to note the update on the Domestic Abuse Strategy for inclusion in the review of the Community Safety Strategy for 2022.

9.

Capital Bids 2022/23 (part of annual budget process) pdf icon PDF 172 KB

To review capital bids for the committee’s areas of responsibility.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved to rate both proposed capital growth bids as green (commence in 2022/23) for recommendation to the Corporate Policy and Resources Committee.

10.

Committee Review of Fees and Charges for Service Areas 2022/23 (part of annual budget process) pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To review proposed fees and charges for the committee’s areas of responsibility.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved to agree all Fees and Charges as proposed for recommendation to the Corporate Policy and Resources Committee.

11.

Revenue Growth and Savings Bids 2022/23 (part of annual budget process) pdf icon PDF 182 KB

To review revenue growth bids and proposed savings for the committee’s areas of responsibility.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved to agree every proposed rating by officers as presented to the Committee for recommendation to the Corporate Policy and Resources committee.

12.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 34 KB

To consider the Forward Plan for committee business.

Decision:

The Committee resolved to note the Forward Plan.

13.

Urgent business

To consider any business deemed as urgent by the chair.

Decision:

The Chair used her discretion to allow Councillor S. Mooney to make a brief statement about Covid-19 rates within the borough.