Agenda and draft minutes

Special Meeting, Council
Thursday, 22 October 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

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No. Item


Apologies for absence

To record apologies for absence.


An apology for absence was submitted on behalf of Councillor Sarah Medley.


Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests in respect of the agenda item for this meeting.




Urgent business and chair's announcements

To receive notification of any matters which the chair determines should be considered as urgent business relating to matters on the agenda and the special circumstances which have made the matters urgent, and to receive any announcements from the chair. 




The chair advised councillors of general procedures to be followed in virtual meetings.


Public participation

To receive any questions or statements from members of the public that have registered to speak on the agenda item for this meeting. 






The development of the Vale of White Horse District Council Corporate Plan 2020-2024 pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Cabinet, at its meeting on 16 October 2020, will consider the report of the acting chief executive – transformation and operations on the corporate plan 2020-2024.


The report, which Cabinet will consider on 16 October 2020, is attached. The report incorporates appendix 4, which has been updated following the Scrutiny Committee meeting on 28 September 2020. 


Cabinet’s recommendations will be circulated to all councillors.

Additional documents:


Council considered Cabinet’s recommendation, made at its meeting on 16 October, on the corporate plan for 2020 to 2024. 


Councillor Hallett, Cabinet member with responsibility for the corporate plan, introduced the item and thanked those who had responded to the consultation.  The feedback had been positive and valuable.  As a result, the plan had been amended and had received Scrutiny Committee’s support.    


Those councillors who expressed a view welcomed the successful engagement with the public and the incorporation of their views in the plan. Councillors welcomed the incorporation of targets to address the climate emergency and to build healthy communities.


Councillors thanked officers for their work on the plan, the public for the encouraging feedback and both the Climate Emergency Advisory Committee and Scrutiny Committee for their input into the content of the plan. 


RESOLVED: to adopt the Vale of White Horse District Council Corporate Plan 2020-2024 as set out in the report of the acting deputy chief executive – transformation and operations, to Cabinet on 16 October 2020, with a marketing material launch following on 30 October 2020.