Decision details

Update on Webcasting of Meetings - Procurement Options

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Following the reports that were made to Cabinet on 8 July and 9 December 2019, this report feedbacks to the Cabinet the findings from the Corporate Officer Group that was established to examine the future webcasting needs of the Council and associated costs but has been amended to reflect the Council’s current financial position.


The Cabinet


            RESOLVED – That


(1)          In view of the timescales involved for this project, to instruct Officers to extend the existing contract with Auditel, for the webcasting of all public meetings for the next twelve months the cost of which is to be met from existing budgets;


(2)          To note that a further report will be provided to Cabinet setting out the anticipated costs and long-term financial implications of a range of options for webcasting; and


(3)          In the event of physical meetings becoming possible in the next six months which the public are allowed to attend in the Civic Centre, Officers investigate the ongoing use of Zoom and/or the utilisation of the Council Chamber for both Cabinet and the Overview Select Committee to be webcast alongside Full Council and the Development Control Committee.

Report author: Karl Roberts

Publication date: 22/06/2020

Date of decision: 22/06/2020

Decided at meeting: 22/06/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 02/07/2020

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