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Venue: Council Chamber, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge, CB2 3QJ

Contact: Democratic Services  Committee Manager

Note: S106 reports marked as 'to follow' are listed in second circulation agenda and webpage below 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 358 KB

4.

Public Questions

Decisions for the Executive Councillor for Communities

5.

Single Equality Scheme 2021-2024 pdf icon PDF 553 KB

6.

Decisions to Support Community Services Reviews pdf icon PDF 297 KB

Additional documents:

7.

S106 Funding Round 2021: Public Art pdf icon PDF 524 KB

To follow

8.

S106 Funding Round 2021: Community Services pdf icon PDF 773 KB

To follow

Decisions for the Executive Councillor for Open Spaces, Sustainable Food and Community Wellbeing

9.

S106 Funding Round 2021: Open Spaces and Play Provision pdf icon PDF 672 KB

To follow

Additional documents:

 

Petition - Regarding Cam Floating Boat

 

A petition has been received containing over 50 valid signatures stating the following:

 

We the undersigned petition the council Stop enforcement action against the Floating Cam Bar Ltd. and allow the company to continue trading from the River at Jesus Green.

 

The Floating Cam Bar, locally known as the 'Pimm's Punt' has been working along the River Cam for nearly ten years. Every year, we provide novelty, entertainment and refreshment to thousands of locals and visitors alike. Sadly, we are now being threatened with legal action from the council for trading.

 

We very nearly went out of business during the Pandemic. However, were lucky to be saved by a government 'bounce back loan'. We set ourselves to work last year applying for a new premises license which would allow us to serve you on land. Cambridge City Council granted us the license, and so we then designed and built a brand new boat, which could bring some of our summer magic to people walking along the banks of the River. Finally, we applied to the Cam Conservators for a new river vending license for a boat which sells to the banks. We were really delighted when this too was granted.

 

We launched the new boat on the first weekend out of lockdown 2021, and we were amazed by the response from locals, which was overwhelmingly positive.

 

Unfortunately, we were visited almost immediately by Cambridge City Council Enforcement, to demand we immediately stop trading. We have tried to engage several times with the council, but our emails and calls have gone unanswered.

 

Yesterday enforcement visited during trading hours to repeat the demand and inform us that legal action was commencing.

 

Please sign our petition to ask Cambridge City Council to reconsider its position and allow us to continue trading from the River at Jesus Green.

 

 

The petition organiser will be given 5 minutes to present the petition at the meeting and the petition will then be discussed by Councillors for a maximum of 15 minutes.

 

 

Decisions for the Executive Councillor for Climate Change, Environment and City Centre

10.

Visit Cambridge Destination Management Organisation pdf icon PDF 258 KB

Additional documents:

11.

Annual Climate Change Strategy and Carbon Management Plan Update Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

12.

7 Oct Env & Comm Decisions pdf icon PDF 178 KB