Monday 17 December 2018


Monday 17 December 2018

Agenda and Minutes

Rother District Council

To all Members of the Council

7 December 2018

You are hereby summoned to attend a Meeting of Rother District Council to be held on Monday 17 December 2018 at 6:30pm at the Town Hall, Bexhill on Sea, when it is proposed to transact the business stated below:

At 6:25pm, prior to the commencement of the meeting, you are invited to join the Chairman in prayer which will be led by his Chaplain the Reverend Martin Harper.



To approve as a correct record and to authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the meetings held on 17 September and 15 October 2018.



To receive apologies for absence.



Disclosure of Interest - To receive any disclosure by Members of personal and disclosable pecuniary interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Member regards the personal interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct. Members are reminded of the need to repeat their declaration immediately prior to commencement of the item in question.



To receive the Chairman's communications.


To answer questions from members of the public, if any, in accordance with paragraph 10 of the Council Procedure Rules. (Time limit 30 minutes.)*



To answer questions from Members of the Council, if any, in accordance with paragraph 11 of the Council Procedure Rules. (Time limit 30 minutes.)*



To receive the pdf icon report [136kb]  of Cabinet on matters for determination by the full Council at its meetings held on 5 November and 3 December 2018, to include, as under:


5 November 2018

3 December 2018



To receive the report of the Head of Paid Service, in accordance with paragraph 17a of the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules and paragraph 4 of the Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules, that there were no decisions taken as matters of urgency at the Cabinet meetings held on 5 November and 3 December 2018.



To receive the report of the Audit and Standards Committee of 10 December (there were no recommendations to Council or Standards related matters considered at the meeting held on 24 September 2018) including matters for determination by full Council, if any to include:

10 December 2018 - TO FOLLOW

  • Revised Procurement Procedure Rules 





To receive the pdf icon report [81kb] of the Executive Director on a change to the political make-up of the Council, the forthcoming by-election in Bexhill St. Marks and to consider and approve the revised allocation of Committee seats and appointments thereto in accordance with the political balance rules or as otherwise determined by the Council.


In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 12 consideration be given to the following Motion to Council submitted by Councillor K.M. Field:

"This Council will give serious consideration to granting Business Rate relief to external ATMs where the machine is the only one in the High Street. There will be a presumption in favour where the community has been deprived of a machine by a bank."


Malcolm Johnston
Executive Director                                                                             Agenda Despatch Date: 7 December 2018

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