Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Cllr G Hook presented his Notice of Motion on to acknowledge the work that the voluntary and charitable sector do particularly but not exclusively during the current Coronavirus pandemic which was submitted to Full Council on Monday, 22nd February, 2021.
The Executive Member for Homes and Communities fully endorsed the sense of kinship that had been built across communities throughout the pandemic and was in full support that the Council should recognise the work that individuals and organisations had done.
The Leader commented that it was important that the Council recognised the contributions that individuals and organisations had made during the pandemic.
RECOMMENDED to Council:-
(1) The Council places on record its gratitude to all sectors of the voluntary and charitable sector for the outstanding work undertaken within the District, particularly but not exclusively during the current Coronavirus pandemic;
(2) The Council acknowledges the work of many organisations, communities and individuals who have contributed at this uniquely difficult time, and the Communications Team are asked to place a message of thanks on the Council’s website to recognise this;
(3) The Council look, when restrictions regarding the pandemic are relaxed, at the request that Overview and Scrutiny Committee consider ways in which this council may work even more constructively with the sector in the future; and
(4) A thank you event be agreed in principle. The Executive Member for Homes and Communities with officers explore how this event could be held and how nominations be made and report back to a future Council meeting.
The vote was unanimous.
Report author: Sarah Selway
Publication date: 08/04/2021
Date of decision: 06/04/2021
Decided at meeting: 06/04/2021 - Executive