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Agenda and decisions

Venue: Council Chamber - Waltham Forest Town Hall

Contact: Perminder Purewal, Democratic Services Officer  020 8496 4537 | Email: perminder.purewal@walthamforest.gov.uk

Note: Members of the public will be admitted to the meeting on a first come first served basis. 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive any apologies for absence.

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are required to declare any pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests they or their spouse/partner may have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting. Interests are defined on the inside cover of this agenda.

3.

MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL MEETING pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To approve the minutes of the Ordinary Council Meeting held on 9 July 2015 and the Special Meeting held on 22 July 2015.

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4.

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE MAYOR, COUNCIL LEADER, CABINET MEMBERS AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE

5.

PUBLIC STATEMENTS

6.

EXECUTIVE REPORTS TO COUNCIL pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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7.

MEMBERS' QUESTIONS

8.

NOTICES OF MOTION

8a

MINI HOLLAND

Notice of the above Motion was given in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 13.

 

Councillor Matt Davis will move;

Councillor John Moss will second

 

This Council notes the Conservative Mayor of London is giving the Council around £30 million of funding for the “Mini Holland” cycling improvements.

 

The Council also  ...  view the full agenda text for item 8a

Decision:

1.     This Council notes the Conservative Mayor of London awarded Waltham Forest Council around £27 million of funding for our successful 'Mini Holland' bid which forms part of the Mayors ground breaking 'Vision for Cycling' agenda which equates to £913 million over ten years.

2.     That change can be a  ...  view the full decision text for item 8a

9.

INTERIM TREASURY STRATEGY REPORT 2015-16 pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To note the Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy Mid -Year Report 2015/16.

To approve the changes to the credit methodology.

To approve maintaining financial institutions as counterparties which had been previously supported by Government.

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Decision:

1.1         Noted the Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy Mid -Year Report 2015/16.

1.2         Recommended approval of the changes to the credit methodology whereby viability, financial strength and support ratings will not be considered as key criteria in the choice of creditworthy investment counterparties. Emphasis will be placed  ...  view the full decision text for item 9.

10.

SCRUTINY PLANS 2015-16 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To note and endorse the revised approach to scrutiny that will be undertaken in the 2015/16 municipal year.

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Decision:

Council noted and endorsed the revised approach to scrutiny that will be undertaken in the 2015/16 municipal year.

11.

APPOINTMENTS

Details of appointments to be made will be set out in the Order Paper for the meeting.

Decision:

            The Council agreed the following appointments:

 

Committees:

 

Planning Committee

Councillor Steve Terry to be appointed to replace Councillor Asim Mahmood

Councillor Sharon Waldron to be appointed to replace Councillor Grace Williams

 

Social Care Scrutiny

            Rukaya Rana be appointed to replace JessicaBoateng– Co-optee             (Nominee of Children in  ...  view the full decision text for item 11.