Council - Wednesday, 15 May 2024 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Foster Avenue, Beeston NG9 1AB

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Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies and to be notified of the attendance of substitutes.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 400 KB

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

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 345 KB

Council is asked to confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 6 March 2024.


Mayor's Announcements


Vote of Thanks


Election of Mayor


Presentation of the Former Mayor's Jewel of Office


Appointment of Deputy Mayor


Appointments to Cabinet and Committees of Cabinet

To note appointments to the Cabinet and Committees of the Cabinet by the Leader in accordance with the schedule to be laid before the Meeting.


Recognition of Political Leaders

The Council is requested to note the Members chosen as Leader and Deputy Leader of the Opposition and the Leaders and Deputy Leaders of any other group.


Arrangements for the Discharge of Functions

1.     Appointments to Committees/Overview & Scrutiny



To make appointments in accordance with the

schedule to be laid before the meeting.


2.     The Council is asked to NOTE that either the

Leader of the Council or another Councillor being

their nominated representative, and either the

Leader of the Opposition or another Councillor

being their nominated representative, have the

right to attend any of the Council’s Committees,

which are not scrutiny Committees, as ex-officio

Members and to speak but not vote at it provided

that such nominated representatives may not be

in attendance at the same meeting as their

respective Leaders, unless they have been

appointed as a Member of that Committee or are

acting as a substitute for a named Member.


Representation on Outside Bodies


Scheme of Delegation pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To agree the Scheme of Delegation.

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Amendments to the Liberty Leisure Ltd Board of Directors

The Council is asked to NOTE the removal of Chris Laxton-Kane from the Directors of the Board of Liberty Leisure Limited and RESOLVE that Daniel Gammons, Business Development Manager, Liberty Leisure Limited, be appointed to the Board.


Committee Reports


Amendments to the Constitution pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Governance Audit and Standards Committee – 18 March 2024

Amendments to the Constitution


The Committee considered amendments to the Constitution regarding Portfolio Holders’ Responsibilities in relation to the Council’s Complaints Service and note the position on members to the Planning Committee and Bramcote Bereavement Joint Services Committee


The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman (LGSCO), in association with the Housing Ombudsman (HO), issued a draft Joint Complaint Handling Code in October 2023. The aim of the Code was to introduce consistency in the way that both bodies deal with complaints.




RECOMMENDED to Council that the amendments to the Terms of Reference within the Constitution for the Portfolio Holder for Resources and Personnel Policy be approved.


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Chetwynd: The Toton and Chilwell Neighbourhood Plan pdf icon PDF 206 KB

To 'make' (adopt) the Chetwynd: The Toton and Chilwell Neighbourhood Plan, following a successful referendum result on 2 May 2024.

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