Council - Monday, 1st March, 2021 1.00 pm

Venue: Virtual meeting - This meeting is being held remotely using Skype for Busine

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Virtual Meeting - Joining Arrangements

Councillors should access the meeting using the link in their calendar.

Members of the press and public can gain access to the meeting by using the following link:


Council – 1 March 2021


If you are using a smartphone or tablet it may be necessary to download the Skype for Business app before you can enter the meeting; please allow yourself time to do this. If you are using a laptop or desktop computer, you should be able to access the meeting via your web browser.

When you follow the link to the meeting you will enter a virtual lobby; you will be invited into the meeting from the lobby just before the meeting begins. Members of the public should not use the Chat function in Skype for Business. This is for use by Councillors, who will use it to indicate that they would like to speak.


If you have any questions about how to join the meeting, please e-mail

For those Councillors who wish to attend, prayers will be held at 12:55pm before the commencement of the meeting. Please be seated by 12:50pm.


Public Open Forum

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    The public open forum will commence at 1.00 p.m. and the following formal business of the Council will commence at 1.30 p.m. or whenever the public open forum ends, if earlier.


Register of attendance and apologies for absence

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Disclosure of Interests

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    Members are asked to disclose any interests in matters for consideration at the meeting.


Minutes of the meeting held on 28 January 2021 pdf icon PDF 343 KB

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Communications (including Chairman's Announcements)

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Pay Policy Statement 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 302 KB

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    It is a requirement of the Localism Act 2011 that the Council produces an annual pay policy statement. This statement summarises current policies and arrangements already in place relating to pay – as such the Pay Policy Statement is one of fact. The Pay Policy Statement is approved each year by Council as part of the budget setting and approval process

    Additional documents:


Budget Proposals for 2021/22 and indicative budgets for 2022/23 and 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 684 KB


Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme pdf icon PDF 441 KB


Updates from the Leader of the Council

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Members' Open Questions

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    A 45-minute period in which members may ask questions of the Leader, Cabinet Members, the Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of the Overview and Scrutiny Committees and opposition group leaders excluding the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Planning Committee, Licensing and Alcohol, Entertainment and Late Night Refreshment Licensing Committees and Governance and Audit Committee.


Notices of Motion given under Article 4.9 of the Council's Constitution:

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Councillor Charmaine Morgan

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    This Council will undertake an urgent and complete review of the management and enforcement of environmental regulations in relation to the maintenance of the wellbeing and safety of private tenants and other residents within the South Kesteven District. The review will include the examination of communications and formal complaints received in relation to the failure of private landlords and/or tenants to comply with legislative requirements.

    a)         The review will consider how promptly and how effectively those complaints are handled.

    b)         An examination will take place of existing national legislation d)

    c)          the procedures implemented by South Kesteven District Council, and the speed and level of enforcement action and use of escalation taken by South Kesteven District Council Environmental Officers, particularly where there is an issue relating to safety and the wellbeing of tenants and residents affected.

    d)         It will identify if adequate resource has been allocated to the Environmental team to enable officers to carry out their duties fully to ensure South Kesteven District Council remains compliant.

    e)         The findings of the review will be reported back to full Council with any issues identified and agreed action/resources required to address them.