Monday, 14 May 2018

This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber starting at 6.30 pm.

Approved Minutes
Icon for pdf Approved Full Council Minutes 14.05.18 [102.2KB]

Agenda

        OPENING COMMENTS

2          EVACUATION PROCEDURES, INDUCTION LOOP AND TURNING OFF MOBILE PHONES
The former Chair will give details of the evacuation procedures.  The induction loop for hearing aid users will be explained.  Mobile phones should be switched to silent.

3          APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE           

4          DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

5          ELECTION OF CHAIR OF THE COUNCIL
To nominate and elect the Chair of the Council for the forthcoming year.

6          ELECTION OF VICE CHAIR OF THE COUNCIL
To nominate and elect the Vice Chair of the Council.

7          FORMER CHAIR'S ENGAGEMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Former Chair will give an update of events attended.

8          PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
a)     Items on the agenda
b)     Items not on the agenda

9          PREVIOUS MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL
To approve the minutes of the meeting of 19 February 2018, and the Council Tax Setting Committee Minutes of 23 February 2018
Icon for pdf Item 09a Draft Full Council Minutes 19.02.18 [421.34KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09b Draft Council Tax Setting Committee Minutes 23.02.18 [97.75KB]

10        UPDATE FROM THE LEADER OF THE COUNCIL

11        CONFIRM THE CONSTITUTION FOR THE COMING YEAR
At each annual meeting, the Council confirms the Constitution and approves any changes required

12        APPROVE THE CALENDAR OF MEETINGS FOR THE COMING YEAR
The list of meetings for the year 2018/19 is attached for the Council's approval.
Icon for pdf Item 12 Calendar of Public Meetings 2018 to 2019 [125.25KB]

13        TO CONSIDER MEMBERSHIP OF BOARDS, COMMITTEES AND PANELS
a)    To elect Members of the Cabinet
b)    To elect Members of the Scrutiny Board
i.        To elect the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Scrutiny Board

c)    To elect the Members of the Licensing Board
i.        To elect the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Licensing Board
ii.        To elect substitute Members of the Licensing Board

d)    To elect Members of the Planning Board
i.        To elect the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Planning Board
ii.        To elect substitute Members of the Planning Board

e)    To elect members of the Standards Committee
i.        To elect the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Standards Committee

f)     To elect members of the Audit Committee
i.        To elect the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Audit Committee

g)    To elect members of the Council Tax Setting Committee
i.        To elect the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Audit Committee

14        ANNUAL REPORTS BY THE COUNCIL'S COMMITTEES
Members will be asked to note the annual reports.
Icon for pdf Item 14 Annual Reports by the Council's Committees [134.39KB]

15        MENTAL HEALTH CHAMPION REPORT
Members will be asked to note the progress has been made and endorse continuing promotion and facilitation of events.
Icon for pdf Item 15 Mental Health Champion Report [92.72KB]

16        MEMBER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY DURING 2017-18 AND MEMBER DEVELOPMENT FOR 2018-19
 This report provides an update on Member development activity during 2017-18, see Appendix 2 and Member induction and development for 2018-19 to assist in delivery of the Council's priorities set out in the Corporate Plan.
Icon for pdf Item 16 Full Council Report - Member Development 2018 2019 [283.82KB]

17        RETIREMENT OF THE INDEPENDENT PERSON AND APPOINTMENT OF THE NEW INDEPENDENT PERSON
The Independent Person, Mr Mike Hillman, has indicated his intention to retire on a phased basis.  Mr Hillman is committed to facilitate succession planning in terms of the critical role of the Independent Person.

Following the decision of Standards Committee on 13 March a recruitment exercise to appoint a second Independent Person has been undertaken.  The interviews for the second Independent Person are scheduled for 9 May.  A report confirming the outcome of the interviews will be presented to Full Council on 14 May.

18        MOTIONS TO COUNCIL
To discuss any motions that have been submitted to Council. 

19        QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC
To discuss any questions submitted by the public in accordance with the Constitution. 

20        QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS
To discuss any questions submitted by Members in accordance with the Constitution.

21        URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chairman decides is urgent.