Agenda

Council - Wednesday, 13 May 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Remore Meeting

Contact: Email: committees@broxtowe.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are requested to declare the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interest and/or other interest in any item on the agenda.

3.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 314 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Council meeting held on 4 March 2020.

4.

MAYOR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

5.

ELECTION OF MAYOR

6.

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY MAYOR

7.

RECOGNITION OF POLITICAL LEADERS

The Council is asked to note the members chosen as Leaders and Deputy Leaders of the Council and Opposition and the Leaders and Deputy Leaders of any other groups.

8.

ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE DISCHARGE OF FUNCTIONS pdf icon PDF 34 KB

Appointments to committees and working groups

 

To make appointments in accordance with the schedule to be presented the meeting.

9.

REPRESENTATION ON OUTSIDE BODIES pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To appoint representatives on outside bodies in accordance with the schedule to be presented to the meeting.

10.

COMMITTEES AND GOVERNANCE DURING THE CURRENT PERIOD pdf icon PDF 131 KB

To inform the Council of the changes to legislation that allow for remote meetings, and the impact of the legislation on the Council’s ability to make decisions.

11.

SCHEME OF DELEGATION pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To inform the Council of the changes to the scheme of delegation to allow officers to make decisions on behalf of the Council.

 

12.

WAIVER OF SIX-MONTH ATTENDANCE RULE

Section 85 (1) of the Local Government Act 1972 requires a member of a Local Authority to attend at least one meeting of that Authority within a six-month consecutive period, in order to avoid being disqualified as a Councillor. This requirement can be waived and the time limit extended if any failure to attend was due to a reason approved by the Authority, in advance of the six-month period expiring.

 

Council is asked to CONSIDER a waiver of the six-month rule under the current circumstances and to RESOLVE accordingly.