Cabinet, Monday, 25 October 2021
This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet at 6.30 pm. Please note that due to COVID restrictions attendance will be limited.
Due to Covid safe measures the numbers of attendees who can be accommodated at meetings remains restricted. If you do wish to physically attend a meeting as a member of the public you must contact Democratic Services at DemocraticServices@mendip.gov.uk to register your attendance. This is so that the available capacity can be monitored and access carefully controlled. If you do not register your intention to attend in this way, you may not be able to physically access the meeting. Anyone wishing to attend who experiences any COVID symptoms must not come to the meeting, but can continue to observe the proceedings online.
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FULL AGENDA AND REPORTS
You may find it convenient to use this copy of the agenda and reports in one document. Councillors may refer to the page numbers of this document when they consider the papers.
1 CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
• Welcome everyone to the meeting and confirm that we will be following the Hybrid Meeting Guidance
• Please can all mobile phones be set to silent.
• Please note the Council Chamber is fitted with a hearing loop and those with hearing aids should set their aids to the "T" position
• Fire: There is no fire alarm test planned so if the alarm sounds we will evacuate the building: Please leave the building by the emergency exits, use the stairs not the lift, and make your way quickly but safely across the car park to the assembly point which is in Collett Park.
2 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies from Members who are unable to attend the meeting.
3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
4 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
a) Items on the agenda
b) Items not on the agenda
5 PREVIOUS MINUTES
To confirm the minutes of the Cabinet meetings held on 4 October 2021.
6 ESTABLISHMENT OF A JOINT COMMITTEE IN SOMERSET FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT REORGANSIATION
The establishment of a Local Government Reorganisation Joint Committee will help to ensure that the implementation of the new unitary Council for Somerset is carried out efficiently and that the related decisions of the five councils are collaborative, transparent and democratically accountable.
7 FORWARD PLAN
To note the current Forward Plan.
8 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any business that the Chair considers is urgent