Annual Council, Council - Monday, 22nd May, 2023 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Redditch Town Hall, Walter Stranz Square, Redditch B98 8AH

Contact: Democratic Services 

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Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

To invite Councillors to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Disclosable Interests they may have in items on the agenda, and to confirm the nature of those interests.



Mayor's Opening Remarks pdf icon PDF 385 KB

The existing Mayor, Mrs Ann Isherwood, will provide opening remarks and report on her Mayoral year.




Election of the Mayor for 2023/24

Once the new Mayor has been elected s/he will make the declaration of acceptance of office, receive the chain of office and take the Mayor’s seat in the front of the chamber.



Election of the Deputy Mayor for 2023/24

When the new Deputy Mayor has been elected s/he will make the declaration of acceptance of office and receive the badge of honour.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 743 KB



To consider Announcements under Procedure Rule 10:


a)           Mayor’s Announcements


b)           The Leader’s Announcements


c)           Chief Executive’s Announcements.




Leader’s Appointments pdf icon PDF 194 KB

The Leader of the Council decides how the Executive powers of the Council will be carried out. Currently, Executive decisions are taken by the Executive Committee. The Leader also allocates Portfolios and will announce arrangements for these for the coming year.


The Leader’s Appointments will be published in a supplementary pack for this meeting.



Appointments of Committees, Panels etc and their Chairs and Vice-Chairs pdf icon PDF 139 KB

The covering report and Appendix 3 to the report are attached to this agenda pack. Appendices 1 and 2 to the report will follow in a supplementary pack.


Additional documents:


Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Additional documents:


Scheme of Delegations pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Additional documents:


Urgent Business - Record of Decisions

To note any decisions taken in accordance with the Council’s Urgency Procedure Rules (Part 9, Paragraph 5 and/or Part 10, Paragraph 15 of the Constitution), as specified.


(None to date).


Urgent Business - general (if any)

To consider any additional items exceptionally agreed by the Mayor as Urgent Business in accordance with the powers vested in him by virtue of Section 100(B)(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


(This power should be exercised only in cases where there are genuinely special circumstances which require consideration of an item which has not previously been published on the Order of Business for the meeting.)