To consider apologies and reasons for absence.
Committee Members who are unable to attend the meeting should notify the Deputy Town Clerk (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to the meeting, stating the reason for absence.
Standing Order 309a)(v) permits the appointment of substitute Councillors to a Committee whose role is to replace ordinary Councillors at a meeting of a Committee if ordinary Councillors of the Committee have informed the Proper Officer before the meeting that they are unable to attend.
Apologies for their absence were received from Cllrs R Smith, J Aitman, O Collins and A McMahon.
Cllr D Butterfield attended for Cllr R Smith.