Manningtree Town Council Full Council Meeting 21st January 2021 7:30 p.m.

Sunday 17th January 2021

Members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend the Full Town Council Meeting taking place virtually via Zoom on Thursday, 21st January, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. for the purpose of transacting the following business.

Members of the press and public are welcome to attend. Please e-mail the clerk at for the link and password.

Line Djuve-Wood
Clerk to the Council
15th January, 2021

1. To receive and approve any Apologies for Absence

2. To receive any Declarations of Interest

3. Minutes of the full town council meeting held on the 10th December 2020 to be approved and signed

4. Public participation session with respect to items on the agenda and matters of mutual interest

5. Reports from the District and County Councils

6. Report from Essex Police

7. Progress report from the Clerk

8. Report from other committees and representatives

9. To consider the following planning applications (please visit TDC's website to look at planning applications to be considered, and if necessary and possible, visit the site before the meeting)
a) 20/01722/FUL, Variation of condition 3 of approved application 17/01479/FUL to change the condition wording to allow for up to three residential units to be occupied before works are complete, Former Natwest Bank, 2 High Street, Manningtree
b) 20/01624/LBC, Proposed insertion of one heritage Velux window to rear side facing attic room,17 South Street, Manningtree

a) To discuss plans for the Swift awareness project
b) To consider declaring a climate emergency
c) To discuss the replacement wildlife sign at Riverside
d) To consider carrying out the annual tree survey
e) To set a provisional date for the Spring litter pick

11.To discuss the presentation of the Community Engagement Award and Extraordinary Community Engagement Award 2020/21 to recipients

12.To consider the following items to enable the Council to apply for the Local Council Award Scheme, Foundation Level:
a) To consider creating an action plan for 2021/22
b) To consider creating a risk management scheme
c) To consider creating a training policy for staff and councillors and training record
d) To consider creating a Community Engagement Policy

a) To consider replacing the Council's laptop
b) To consider cloud storage options for the town council's files

a) To receive the monthly finance report and approve monthly bank reconciliation figures
b) To consider an S137 grant request from the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Stour Valley Project
c) To note the completion of the Ready Reckoner
d) To consider credit card options for the town council
e) To approve new payments in accordance with the 2020/21 budget (to be
circulated on the day prior to the meeting)

15.Items from councillors to be added to the next agenda

16.To note date and time of the next meeting