Agenda and draft minutes

Executive - Tuesday, 16th June, 2020 6.30 pm

Venue: Remote Meetings - livestream on Youtube

Contact: Eric Dickinson/Alison McEwan  Democracy Officers

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 230 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on xx 2017

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting on 22nd April were approved as a correct record.

2.

Additional Items of Business

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chair decides should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.

 

Minutes:

In accordance with the provisions of Section 100 (B)(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972 the Chair decided that the following item of business should be on the agenda, the reason being to enable meetings of outside bodies 2020/21 to progress.

 Executive Appointments to Outside Bodies 2020/2021.

 

 

3.

Exclusion of the Public

To determine during which items, if any, the public are to be excluded from the meeting.

 

Minutes:

Purpose

To consider when it may be relevant to exclude the public from the meeting.

Reason for Decision

Minute numbers 8 and 9 contain information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

Decision

That the public be excluded from the meeting before discussion takes place on the items relating to Minutes 8 and  9 in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, if the public were present, there would be a disclosure to them of exempt information, within the meaning of Paragraph 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

4.

Right To Speak

To consider questions, statements or petitions from Members of the Public

Minutes:

Ms Stacie McKendrey addressed the meeting in the public part of the meeting on:

Burnley Market COVID Response (Private Item)

 

5.

Burnley Council Response to the Covid 19 Pandemic pdf icon PDF 9 MB

Presentation by Officers on the Council response to the Covid 19 Pandemic

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chief Executive submitted a presentation to the Executive, outlining the work that had taken place during the COVID 19 pandemic within service areas and with partner organisations and responded to questions and observations from the Executive.

The Executive was advised that the presentation had also been submitted and received positively at the meeting of the Scrutiny Committee held on 10th June 2020.  The Executive was also advised that the presentation was available to view on You Tube.

Following the presentation, the Executive expressed thanks to officers, staff and partner organisations for the significant work that had been undertaken and continued to be undertaken currently.

Councillor Lishman referred to the lack of income streams, fuel, food and debt poverty exacerbated by the pandemic and requested that a plan be submitted to the next meeting of the Executive with a solid and constructive plan of action.

Following a query from Councillor C Towneley, it was confirmed that responses to questions arising from the same presentation submitted to the Scrutiny Committee held on 10th June 2020 were currently being populated.

Decision

That a post Covid-19 plan of action be submitted to the next meeting of the Executive.

 

 

6.

Executive Appointments to Outside Bodies

To consider making the following appointments to Outside Bodies:

 

Outside Body

2019-20 Appointments

 

2020-21 Nominations

 

Pennine Lancashire Leaders and Chief Executives Joint Committee (PLLACE)

 

Qualified Appointments

Leader of the Council

 

Deputy Leader of the Council (substitute)

Leader of the Council

 

Deputy Leader of the Council (substitute)

Pennine Lancashire Building Control Joint Executive Committee

 

Qualified Appointments

Executive Member for Housing and Leisure

 

Executive Member for Resources and Performance Management (substitute)

 

Executive Member for Housing and Leisure

 

Executive Member for Resources and Performance Management (substitute)

 

Traffic Regulation Order Sub Committee (TROSC)

 

Executive Members for Housing and Leisure, Economy and Growth, and Community and Env. Services

Executive Members for Housing and Leisure, Economy and Growth, and Community and Env. Services

Barnfield & Burnley Development Limited (BBDL)

Leader

Chief Executive

Leader

Chief Executive

 

 

Housing Joint Venture Company – Council

Appointment to Housing Joint Venture Company

To consider the qualified appointment of representatives as follows;

That the qualified appointment of representatives to Housing Joint Venture be as follows;

 

Council-Executive Member for Housing and Leisure, Chief Operating Officer

 

Stakeholder-Leader, Chief Executive, Strategic Head of Economy and Growth

Executive Member for Housing and Leisure

Chief Operating Officer

Executive Member for Housing and Leisure

Chief Operating Officer

Housing Joint Venture Company - Stakeholder

Leader, Chief Executive, Strategic Head of Economy and Growth

Leader, Chief Executive, Strategic Head of Economy and Growth

 

Minutes:

Purpose

 

To request that the Executive consider the appointment of representatives to serve on various Outside Bodies as detailed in the supplementary agenda/report.

 

Reason for Decision

 

To enable to advise of membership to Outside Bodies 2020/21 to organisations as detailed within the supplementary agenda/report.

 

Decision

 

The Executive approved the nominations to Outside Bodies 2020/21 as detailed in the supplementary agenda.

 

 

 

7.

Exclusion of the Public

To determine during which items, if any, the public are excluded from the meeting and to consider the exclusion of the public from the meeting before discussion takes place on the following items of business on the grounds that in view of the nature of the business to be transacted if the public were present there would be a disclosure to them of exempt information within the meaning of Part VA of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

PRIVATE– The press and the public were excluded during consideration of the following items (as outlined in minute 5).

 

8.

Burnley Market COVID19 Response

To consider a report on the Burnley Market COVID-19 Response.

 

Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

Minutes:

Purpose

 

To set out proposals for a Recovery Plan for Burnley Market including revised opening times and a rent support package.

 

Reason for Decision

 

To support the recovery plan as outlined in the report submitted to the Executive.

 

 

Decision

 

  1. That the revised opening times as set out in the report be approved; and
  2. That the reduced rental proposals as set out in the report be approved; and
  3. That a review be undertaken at the end of September 2020 taking into account the circumstances of the pandemic and the Council’s financial position.
  4. That a meeting be convened at the Town Hall, Burnley to include Councillors Briggs, Birtwistle, Kate Ingram, Stacie McKendrey and two additional representatives from Burnley Market Traders to provide an opportunity for Burnley Market Traders to express their views.

 

9.

Urgent Delegated Officer Executive Decisions Establishment of Environmental Health (Compliance) Officer - Streetscene

For information – Urgent Delegated Officer Executive Decision taken by the Chief Executive, Establishment of Environmental Health (Compliance) Officer – Streetscene.

 

Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Purpose

 

To advise the Executive of the Urgent Delegated Officer Decision taken by the Chief Executive – The Establishment of an Environmental Health (Compliance) Officer – Streetscene.

 

Reason for Decision

 

The Executive was advised that the introduction of the NHS Test and Trace system was expected to result in additional pressure to the Council’s Environmental Health team.  Whilst details of the implications were still unclear, it was anticipated that the team would be required to work with Public Health Authorities on the local outbreak management aspect of  the new service to manage local COVID-19 outbreaks.  The Executive was also advised that the Council must secure the resource quickly in order to ensure that it was better placed to meet the Government’s requirements.

 

Decision

 

The Executive noted the urgent decision of the Chief Executive to establish the temporary position of Environmental Health (Compliance) Officer for a maximum of 12 months within the Streetscene unit.