Venue: Hollinsworth Hall, Canalside Conference Centre, Marsh Lane, Huntworth, Bridgwater TA6 6LQ. View directions

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Note: Due to limited space at the venue, please can all members of the public wishing to attend this meeting at Canalside Conference Centre register their attendance by emailing 

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Public Guidance Notes contained in Agenda Annexe pdf icon PDF 518 KB

Useful information about making a statement or asking a public question at a meeting, attending a meeting and registering in advance for the limited seating available, participating or observing the meeting online.

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Click here to join the online meeting pdf icon PDF 39 KB


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes from the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 190 KB

To approve the minutes from the previous meeting.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To receive and note any declarations of interests in respect of any matters included on the agenda for consideration at this meeting.

(The other registrable interests of Councillors of Somerset Council, arising from membership of City, Town or Parish Councils and other Local Authorities will automatically be recorded in the minutes: City, Town & Parish Twin Hatters - Somerset Councillors 2023 )


Public Question Time

The Chair to advise the Committee of any items on which members of the public have requested to speak and advise those members of the public present of the details of the Council’s public participation scheme.

For those members of the public who have submitted any questions or statements, please note, a three minute time limit applies to each speaker and you will be asked to speak before Councillors debate the issue.

We are now live webcasting most of our committee meetings and you are welcome to view and listen to the discussion. The link to each webcast will be available on the meeting webpage, please see details under ‘click here to join online meeting’.


Chair's Announcements pdf icon PDF 45 KB

To note the Chair’s Announcements including events detailed on the Chair’s Information Sheet.

Reports for Decision


Report of the Leader and Executive pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To consider the report that was discussed by the Executive on 8 April 2024 on the Medium Term Financial Strategy 2025-26 to 2029-30.

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Report of the Chief Executive - Interim Service Director Appointment pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To consider the report to appoint an interim Service Director.

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Report of the Monitoring Officer - Member Dispensation pdf icon PDF 48 KB

To consider the report on Member Dispensation.

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Motions pdf icon PDF 67 KB

To consider the two motions received from Members.

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Reports for Information


Report of the Leader and Executive - For Information pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To note the report of the Leader and Executive and to also receive any questions with notice for the Lead Members.


Annual Report of the Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets pdf icon PDF 870 KB

To note the annual report of the Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets.


Report of the five Scrutiny Committees pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To note the report of the five Scrutiny Committees.


Annual Report of the Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To note the annual report of the Standards Committee.

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