Decision details

Establishment of Standing Committees, Regulatory Committees and Other Bodies, Local Committees and related matters

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

The report was put to the vote and carried.

 

RESOLVED:-

 

1.    That the establishment of Standing Committees, Scrutiny Committees, Regulatory Committee, Other Bodies, and Local Committees for the municipal year 2020-21 as set out at paragraphs 4.5-4.10 of the report be approved;

 

2.    That the allocation of seats as set out at paragraph 4.13 of the report be approved;

 

3.    That the nominations to the LGA Annual General Assembly and allocation of votes as set out in paragraph 4.12 of the report be agreed;

 

4.    That the appointment of chairs and vice chairs and members of committees as set out in Appendix A to the report be agreed;

 

5.    That it be noted that the Leader has appointed two Deputies Leaders and that the amendments to the Members’ Allowance Scheme as set out in paragraph 4.14 of the report be agreed;

 

6.    That  the interim decision making arrangements, until 1 October, as set out at paragraph 4.19 of the report be agreed;

 

7.    That authority be delegated to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council and the Leader of the Opposition, to revoke (thereby returning to established structures) or extend the interim decision-making arrangements;

 

8.    That the schedule of meetings set out as Appendix B to the report be agreed

 

9.    That the Decision Continuity Procedures (Appendix C) be agreed and the Constitution amended to include these as Article 14;

 

10.That the remote meeting procedures set out at Appendix D to the report be agreed;

 

11.That it be agreed where there are any outstanding places the relevant political group may give written notice to the Monitoring Officer of their appointments 10 clear days before the relevant committee is due to meet;

 

12.That it be agreed that the political groups may notify the Monitoring Officer of any in-year changes to committee membership by giving written notice 10 clear days before the relevant committee is due to meet; and

 

13.That authority be delegated to the Monitoring Officer to make any consequential changes to the constitution arising out of this report, such as changes to committee names, size, procedures, and removal of reference to committees not established.

Publication date: 23/11/2020

Date of decision: 18/05/2020

Decided at meeting: 18/05/2020 - Council

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