Annual Council, Council
Monday, 20th May, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber Town Hall. View directions

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

The existing Mayor, Councillor Juliet Brunner, will provide opening remarks and report on the Mayoral year.


Election of the Mayor for 2019/20

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 Deputy Mayor for 2019/20

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 99 KB



To consider Announcements under Procedure Rule 10:


a)           Mayor’s Announcements


b)           The Leader’s Announcements


c)           Chief Executive’s Announcements.




Returning Officer's Report pdf icon PDF 58 KB


Leader's Appointments

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.



Appointment of Committees, Panels etc. and their Chairs and Vice Chairs pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 64 KB

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Constitution Updates - Including Scheme of Delegations pdf icon PDF 59 KB

The appendices to this report can be viewed in the Additional Papers 1 pack for this meeting.

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Urgent Business - Record of Decisions

To note any decisions taken in accordance with the Council’s Urgency Procedure Rules (Part 6, Paragraph 5 and/or Part 7, 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.)