Agenda and minutes

Annual Council Meeting, Council - Wednesday 20th May, 2015 7.45 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall

Contact: Gemma George, 01733 452268  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the meeting held on 15 April 2015 pdf icon PDF 165 KB


Mayor's Announcements


Chief Executive's Announcements


Report of the Returning Officer pdf icon PDF 42 KB

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Political Groups and Group Officers 2015/ 2016 pdf icon PDF 45 KB


Appointment of Executive and Leader's Scheme of Delegation pdf icon PDF 50 KB

(a)  To elect a Leader of the Council for a period of four years; and


(b)  To note the appointment of the Cabinet and the Leader’s Scheme of Delegation to Cabinet Members and officers.


Committee Structures, Delegations and Allocations pdf icon PDF 79 KB


(a)  To agree the Council's Committee structure and terms of reference;




(b)  To note the programme of meeting schedules;


(c)  To consider exempting committees from the political balance seat arrangements;


(d)  To agree the allocation of seats on Committees of the Council in accordance with political balance requirements; and




(e)  To agree the allocation of seats on Committee exempted from political balance seat arrangements.



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Appointments to Committees and Other Bodies pdf icon PDF 54 KB

(a)       Where the allocation to different political groups of the seats on committees and other bodies has been determined under Agenda Item 9, to receive and make appointments to those Committees


(b)       To appoint the Chair and Vice-Chair of each of the Council’s Committees; and


(c)       To make appointments to other exempted Committees and Bodies.


(d)       To confirm the appointments to the outside organisations.



To Approve the Standing Orders pdf icon PDF 61 KB

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