Learn Congleton defibrillators
CTC Logo

Council Meeting 12th October 2023

Time: 7.00pm

Location: Congleton Town Hall

Contact: David McGifford – Chief Officer Tel: 01260 270350 Email: info@congleton-tc.gov.uk

All members sit on the Council

Printable Agenda and Reports Pack 8065KB


1. Apologies for absence

Members are respectfully reminded of the necessity to submit any apologies for absence in advance and to give a reason for non-attendance.

2. Minutes of Previous Meetings (Enclosed)

To approve and sign the minutes of the Council meeting held on the 10th August 2023

3. Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interest

Members are requested to declare both “non-pecuniary” and “pecuniary” interests’ as early in the meeting as they become aware of it.

4. Questions from Members of the Public

There will be 15 minutes at each meeting to receive any questions from Members of the
Public, either verbally at the meeting including those which have been received in writing
7 days prior to the meeting.

5. Urgent Items

Members may raise urgent items related to Council Business, but no discussion or decisions may be taken at the meeting.

6. Town Mayor’s Announcements and Engagements (Enclosed)

To receive any announcements by the Town Mayor and to receive a list of the Mayor’s engagements.

7. Outstanding Actions

To review any outstanding actions from previous meetings and to provide an update on any work in progress.

8. Community Committee (Enclosed)

To receive the minutes of the Community and Environment Committee meeting held on 29th June 2023

9. Finance and Policy Committee (Enclosed)

To receive the minutes of the Finance and Policy Committee meeting held on 20th July 2023

10. Planning Committee (Enclosed)

To receive the minutes of the Planning Committee meetings held on the 27th July and 17th of August 2023

11. Town Hall Assets and Services Committee (Enclosed)

To receive the minutes of the Town Hall Assets and Services Committee held on the 6th July 2023

12. Cheshire East Councillors’ Reports

To Suspend Standing Orders to allow Councillors from the principal authority to report on matters relating to or impacting on Congleton.

13. Presentations

13.1 St Peters Church vision
To receive a presentation from representatives of St Peters Church outlining their plans for its restoration and development

13.2 Community Projects
To receive a presentation from Jo Money about Community Projects achievements and plans

14. Notification of Conclusion of the Annual Governance & Accountability Return 2022-2023 (Enclosed)

To receive the External Auditor Report and Certificate for financial year 2022-2023

15. 2023-2024 Budget Virements (Enclosed)

To approve the virements as recommended by the Finance and Policy Committee

16. CCTV Earmark Reserve Spend (Enclosed)

To approve the spending from the CCTV Earmarked Reserve Spend

17. Selecting a company to create V4 of www.congleton-tc.gov.uk (Enclosed)

To approve the proposals contained within the report

18. Rotary Bonfire Request (Enclosed)

To approve to underwrite the Rotary Bonfire 2023

19. GT Security Limited Invoice (Enclosed)

To approve the payment to GT Security Limited

20. Town Hall Maintenance Plan: Roof Repairs (Enclosed)

To approve the spend of £12,000 from Capital Contingency Fund

21. Vacancy on Finance and Policy Committee (Enclosed)

To appoint a councillor onto the Finance and Policy Committee