Dorset Council - Place and Resources Overview Committee
Thursday, 25th February, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: A link to the meeting can be found on the front page of the agenda.. View directions

Contact: Lindsey Watson  01305 252209 / Email:


No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 17 December 2020.


Declarations of interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Chairman's Update

To receive any updates from the Chairman of the Place and Resources Overview Committee.


Public Participation pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.


Public speaking has been suspended for virtual committee meetings during the Covid-19 crisis and public participation will be dealt with through written submissions only.


Members of the public who live, work or represent an organisation within the Dorset Council area, may submit up to two questions or a statement of up to a maximum of 450 words.  All submissions must be sent electronically to by the deadline set out below.  When submitting a question please indicate who the question is for and include your name, address and contact details.  Questions and statements received in line with the council’s rules for public participation will be published as a supplement to the agenda.


Questions will be read out by an officer of the council and a response given by the appropriate Portfolio Holder or officer at the meeting.  All questions, statements and responses will be published in full within the minutes of the meeting.  The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on Monday 22 February 2021.


Options for the control of disposable barbeques and other fire related activities pdf icon PDF 449 KB

To consider a report of the Environmental Advice Manager.

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Developing Dorset's Digital Vision pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director – Digital and Change.

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Dorset Council Tourist Information Centres - Service Review: Consultation responses and next steps pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To consider a joint report of the Service Manager for Libraries and Head of Business Insight and Corporate Communications.

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Place and Resources Overview Committee Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To review the Place and Resources Overview Committee Forward Plan.


To review the Cabinet Forward Plan.

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Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.


Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph x of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).


The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.


There is no exempt business.