Annual Council, Council - Monday, 23rd May, 2022 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 Gareth Prosser, will provide opening remarks and report on his Mayoral year.



Election of the Mayor for 2022/23

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 2022/23

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 302 KB



To consider Announcements under Procedure Rule 10:


a)           Mayor’s Announcements


b)           The Leader’s Announcements


c)           Chief Executive’s Announcements.




Leader of the Council

Members are invited to appoint a Member of the Council to hold the office of Leader of the Council for the ensuing four years.



Leader's Appointments pdf icon PDF 195 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 134 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.



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Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 118 KB

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Scheme of Delegations pdf icon PDF 119 KB

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Members Code of Conduct - Recommendation from the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 455 KB

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Electoral Review Redditch - Ward Patterning Submission pdf icon PDF 226 KB

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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.)