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Councillor Frankie Ricci

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Councillor  Frankie Ricci
Elected:
09 May 2019
First Elected
15 March 2012
Party:
Conservative
Ward:
Great Notley & Black Notley
Address:
C/O Causeway House
Bocking End
Braintree
Essex
CM7 9HB
Mobile Telephone No:
07850 264115
Biography:

Frankie has lived in the District since the age of 2 and lives in Great Notley with his wife Jenny and two sons. He is a Director at London City Airport and has worked in the Aviation Sector for most of his professional career. Frankie has been a District Councillor since 2012 and is the Cabinet Member for Communities. He is Vice Chairman of Great Notley Parish Council and has been an active member for over 10 years. In addition, Frankie is also a Trustee of the Active Braintree Foundation.

 

Electoral Ward Profile

Member Allowances and Expenses

 

Updated: 11th October 2022

Job Title:
Councillor
Department:

Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
Thu 15 Mar 2012 Wed 6 May 2015 Re-elected
Thu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019 Retirement and re-elected
Thu 9 May 2019 Elected on 2nd May 2019

Party Representation History

PartyFromTo
ConservativeFri 1 Nov 2013

Ward Representation History

WardFromTo
Great Notley & Black NotleyThu 5 May 2011 Wed 6 May 2015
Great Notley & Black NotleyThu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
Great Notley & Black NotleyThu 9 May 2019

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
There are no register of interest records for this member.

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
There are no meeting declarations for this member.
DateTitleNotes
Tue, 4 Jun 2019Introduction to The Local Plan and Economic Development 
Thu, 30 May 2019Introduction to Environmental Services and Enforcement, and Housing and Community Services 
Tue, 28 May 2019Introduction to Local Government Finance and Strategic Investments 
Tue, 14 May 2019Introduction to Council Services 
Thu, 9 May 2019Member Induction Day - Overview of the Council including Role of Councillor and Code of Conduct 
Mon, 28 Jan 2019PFCC 
Thu, 26 Jul 2018Member Development - Planning EnforcmentSession outline: Guide to Planning Enforcement including: Outline of powers and enforcement tools, breaches of planning controls, permitted development, allegations which are not planning breaches, outline of powers for untidy land, unlawful adverts, protected trees and listed buildings.
Thu, 24 May 2018Member Development - Health and wellbeingSession Outline: Be Well Strategy, Disabled Facilities Grants, Home First initiative, mental health provision
Wed, 22 Nov 2017Overview and Scrutiny 
Tue, 21 Nov 2017Planning Training 
Thu, 7 Sep 2017Benefits and Welfare 
Wed, 26 Jul 2017Member Development 
Wed, 28 Jun 2017Member Development 
Thu, 25 May 2017Member Development 
Wed, 1 Feb 2017Member Development 
Thu, 3 Nov 2016Member Development 
Wed, 31 Aug 2016Member Development 
Wed, 29 Jun 2016Member Development  
Thu, 28 Apr 2016Member Development  
Thu, 14 Apr 2016Member Development  
Tue, 30 Jun 2015Public Health Development Training 
Tue, 2 Jun 2015Member Induction 
Thu, 14 May 2015Member Induction 
Wed, 13 May 2015Member Induction 
DateFromDescriptionValue
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

Councillors’ Community Grant

This Grant Scheme operates from 1st September 2016 and provides all 49 Ward Councillors with funds to support organisations and groups to develop and deliver community projects and initiatives that benefit local residents.

Councillors are obliged to consider the Member Code of Conduct when making grant decisions.  To aid transparency the details of each grant are published below.  

Grants made by Councillor Francesco Ricci:

2016/17

 Organisation: Crossroads Care Braintree District & Chelmsford
Project: Crossroads Care
Overall cost of project: £192,911.00
Grant awarded: £500.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: February 2017

Organisation: Black Notley Community Association Table Tennis Club

Project: Equipment Replacement

Overall cost of project: £1,600

Grant awarded: £500

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Tom Cunningham and Graham Butland

Date: 2nd October 2017

 

Organisation: Crossroads Braintree and Chelmsford

Project: Early Intervention

Overall cost of project: £17000

Grant awarded: £966

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Tom Cunningham and Graham Butland

Date:5th February 2018

 

2018/19

Organisation: Al Falah Braintree Islamic Centre 
Project: Community Fun Day
Overall cost of project: £3000
Grant awarded: £200
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Mrs M Cunningham, Graham Butland, John Cunningham, Tom Cunningham, Mrs L Walters and John McKee
Date: 24th May 2018

Organisation: Hearing Help Essex Ltd
Project:Hearing Aid Support Service
Overall cost of project: £12,320 (requesting £2353.)
Grant awarded: £250.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors  Mrs Mary Cunningham, John Cunningham, Tom Cunningham, Peter Tattersley, Phil Barlow, Mrs Lyn Walters, Miss Vanessa Santomauro and Peter Schwier.
Date: 28th January 2019

Organisation: CHAPS Men's Health Charity
Project: The Braintree District Men's Health Project
Overall cost of project: £4000.00
Grant awarded: £220.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Ron Ramage, Andrew Hensman, Bill Rose, John Cunningham, Vanessa Santomauro, Peter Tattersley, John Baugh and Gavin Maclure
Date: 6th February 2019


Organisation: Daws Hall Trust
Charity Registration Number:
1157570
Project:
Daws Hall Trust Projects 
Overall cost of Project:
£28,500
Grant Awarded:
£700
Joint Grant:
Yes  -  Councillors Graham Butland, Tom Cunningham, Malcolm Dunn, Tony Everard, David Mann, Mrs Wendy Schmitt and Mrs Lyn Walters
Date: 25th March 2019
Financial Year:
2018/19

2019/20

Organisation: Community Iron
Charity Registration Number: 1162930
Project: Mental Health First Aid Train the Trainer
Overall cost of Project: £2232 (Requested £2232)
Grant Awarded: £200
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Miss Vanessa Santomauro, Graham Butland, Saif Rehman, Mrs Mary Cunningham, Tom Cunningham, Kevin Bowers, Mrs Lyn Walters, Peter Tattersley, John McKee and Andrew Hensman
Date: 7th June 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20

Organisation: Baby Stuff 
Project: New Shed, Base, Hilti Fixings
Overall cost of Project: £1,250
Grant Awarded: £250.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Graham Butland, Mrs Mary Cunningham, Tom Cunningham, Mrs Lyn Walters and Dean Wallace 
Date: 21st November 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20

2021/22

Organisation: Braintree District Neighbourhood Watch
Charity Registration Number: 1168988
Project: Increasing the awareness of Neighbourhood Watch in Braintree District
Overall cost of Project: £750.00
Grant Awarded: £500.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 3rd August 2021
Financial Year: 2021/22

Organisation: Wilderness Foundation UK
Registered Charity No.: 1118493 
Project: Wilderness nature therapy 
Overall cost of project: £60,000 per year
Grant awarded: £500
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Mrs Mary Cunningham, Tom Cunningham and Kevin Bowers
Date: 25th November 2021
Financial Year: 2021/22

Organisation: Braintree District Cultural Education Partnership
Registered Charity No.: n/a
Project: BDCEP Care Home Project
Overall cost of project: £2,500
Grant awarded: £750
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Tom Cunningham, Paul Euesden, Saif Rehman, John Baugh
Date: 9th February 2022
Financial Year: 2021/22

Organisation: Braintree Youth Project Charity
Registered Charity No.: 1139014
Project: New furnishings
Overall cost of project: £1,278
Grant awarded: £500
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Paul Euesden, John McKee, Mrs Mary Cunningham
Date: 9th February 2022
Financial Year: 2021/22

Organisation: Al Falah Braintree Islamic Centre
Registered Charity No.: 1086210
Project: Community Fun Day
Overall cost of project: £3,900
Grant awarded: £250
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Tom Cunningham, Mrs Mary Cunningham, John McKee, Saif Rehman, Mrs Wendy Schmitt, Dean Wallace and Mrs Lyn Walters
Date: 1st June 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23

Organisation: Black Notley Table Tennis Club
Registered Charity No.: N/A
Project: Surrounds for table tennis hall 
Overall cost of project: £600
Grant awarded: £200
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Tom Cunningham and Graham Butland
Date: 10th June 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23

Organisation: Braintree Basketball Club
Registered Charity No.: N/A
Project: Improvements to sports facilities 
Overall cost of project: £10,654.68
Grant awarded: £250
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Kevin Bowers, Graham Butland, Mrs Mary Cunningham, David Mann, John McKee, Ian Pritchard, Saif Rehman, Mrs Wendy Schmitt, Dean Wallace and Justin Wrench
Date: 22nd June 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: Director, London City Airport, Trustee of The Active Braintree Foundation and Parish Councillor (Great Notley Parish Council).

Spouse: Tesco Customer Services

2. Financial Support

Councillor: Contribution to election expenses from The Conservative Party

Spouse: None

3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None

4. Land/Property

Councillor/Spouse: Declared to the Monitoring Officer - Dispensation against publication granted - 12/11/2021 

5. Property Licences

Councillor/Spouse: None

6. Tenancies with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None

7. Securities

Councillor/Spouse: None

Other Pecuniary Interest

8. Employment

 London City Airport

9. Discharged Contracts with Braintree District Council

None

Registerable Non-Pecuniary interests

10. Relevant Memberships

Conservative Party, Trustee of The Active Braintree Foundation, Member of Great Notley Parish Council and Member of BASC.

11. Gifts and Hospitality with as estimated value of at least £50

None

Updated: 12th November 2021

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

SummaryCountPercentage
Expected attendances34 
Present as expected3088%
Absent412%
Apologies received4100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)3 

Attendance Details

Meeting DateCommitteeAttendance
13 Dec 2021 19:15 Council Attended
14 Dec 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
5 Jan 2022 19:15 Performance Management Scrutiny Committee In attendance (as a visitor)
11 Jan 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
25 Jan 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
2 Feb 2022 19:15 Performance Management Scrutiny Committee In attendance (as a visitor)
7 Feb 2022 19:15 Cabinet Apologies received
8 Feb 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Apologies received
21 Feb 2022 19:15 Council Apologies received
22 Feb 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Apologies received
8 Mar 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
14 Mar 2022 19:15 Cabinet Attended
22 Mar 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
28 Mar 2022 19:15 Council Attended
5 Apr 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
19 Apr 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
25 Apr 2022 19:15 Council Attended
3 May 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
16 May 2022 19:15 Cabinet Attended
31 May 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
14 Jun 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
20 Jun 2022 19:15 Council Attended
28 Jun 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
11 Jul 2022 19:15 Cabinet Attended
25 Jul 2022 19:15 Council Attended
25 Jul 2022 17:00 Cabinet Attended
9 Aug 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
23 Aug 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
4 Oct 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
5 Oct 2022 19:15 Cabinet Attended
10 Oct 2022 19:15 Council Attended
10 Oct 2022 17:00 Cabinet Attended
18 Oct 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
1 Nov 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
15 Nov 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
23 Nov 2022 19:15 Performance Management Scrutiny Committee In attendance (as a visitor)
29 Nov 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended