You are hereby summoned to the Annual Meeting of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 18th May 2017 at 7.30 p.m. for the transaction of the business stated below.


Tracey Pulford


Tracey Pulford (12th May 2017)

Town Clerk


C O U N C I L   A G E N D A


  1. Election of Town Mayor for 2017-2018


  1. Installation of Town Mayor – Signing of Declaration of Acceptance of Office


  1. Election of Deputy Mayor for 2017-2018


  1. Apologies for Absence:


  1. Minutes

To receive the Minutes of the Meeting held on the 20th April 2017 and to confirm as a correct record.


  1. Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Members are reminded of the requirement to disclose any Interest in relation to items on the Agenda, when these are discussed.


  1. Appointments of Committees / Councillor Contact and Coordinator / Representatives on Outside Bodies as per Standing Orders
  2. a) Standing Committees – Finance & Property Committee (7 Members)

Staff Committee (7 Members)

Planning Committee (7 Members)


  1. b) Councillor Contact and Coordinator –            Amenity Areas & Open Spaces

Western Promenade

Swimming Pool

Youth & Services for Children

Footpaths & Allotments

Tourism & Communication

Welfare and Services for the Elderly

Hard & Harbour

Transport & Highways


  1. c) Members appointed as Representatives on Outside Bodies – Essex & Tendring Association of Local Councils          Colne Smack Preservation Society

Health Authorities

Colne Estuary Partnership

Local Police Liaison

Churchyard Committee

Charity of James Aldous for a Public Museum

  1. Finance

(a) To receive and approve the Minutes of the Finance Meeting held on 8th May 2017 and to confirm the recommendations therein.

            (b) To receive and approve the recommendations of those Members examining the Accounts for the current period.


  1. County Councillor Goggin


  1. To receive questions from the public


  1. Planning

To receive the Minutes of the Planning Meeting held on 11th May 2017 and to note planning decisions of Tendring District Council.


  1. To receive reports submitted from Councillor Contacts and Coordinators


  1. To receive reports submitted from Member Representatives on Outside Bodies


  1. To receive reports submitted from District Councillors


  1. BTC Schedule of Meetings – June 2017 – May 2018 (Council and Planning)


  1. To receive the Town Clerk’s Report and determine actions requested





Members Examining Accounts – Councillors M Judson and D Ingate


Next Council Meeting – Thursday 15th June 2017 at 7.30pm at the Parish Hall





Members of the public are invited to join the Mayor and Councillors for

Drinks and nibbles after the meeting.

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