Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Summons to Council pdf icon PDF 8 KB

2.

Report of the Returning Officer on the District Council Elections - 2 May 2019 - Schedule of Elected Members pdf icon PDF 14 KB

The Council is asked to note the schedule of Members elected to Tendring District Council at the elections held on 2 May 2019.

3.

Apologies for Absence

The Council is asked to note any apologies for absence received from Members.

 

4.

Retiring Chairman's Announcements

The Council is asked to note any announcements made by the retiring Chairman of the Council.

5.

Election of the Chairman of the Council for the 2019/2020 Municipal Year

The Council will elect its Chairman for the 2019/20 Municipal Year.

6.

Election of the Vice-Chairman of the Council for the 2019/2020 Municipal Year

The Council will elect its Vice-Chairman for the 2019/20 Municipal Year.

7.

Announcements by the Chairman of the Council

The Council is asked to note any announcements made by the Chairman of the Council.

8.

Announcements by the Chief Executive

The Council is asked to note any announcements made by the Chief Executive.

 

9.

Report of the Chief Executive - A.1 - Membership of Political Groups (including their Leaders and Deputy Leaders) pdf icon PDF 16 KB

The Council is asked to note the membership (including the Leaders and Deputy Leaders) of the political groups on Tendring District Council which have been formed in accordance with the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 and the Local Government (Committees and Political Groups) Regulations 1990.

10.

Election of Leader of the Council

In accordance with the Council’s executive arrangements pursuant to Section 9I of Part 1A of the Local Government Act 2000, (as set out in Article 7 of the Council’s Constitution), the Council is asked to elect the Leader of the Council for a term of office ending on the day of the next post-election annual meeting (i.e. the Annual Meeting of the Council in May 2023).

11.

Appointment of Deputy Leader of the Council

Subject to the provisions of sub-paragraphs (4) and (5) of Schedule A1 of the Local Government Act 2000, (as set out in Article 7 of the Council’s Constitution), the Leader of the Council may at this time appoint the Deputy Leader of the Council for a term of office ending on the day of the next post-election annual meeting (i.e. the Annual Meeting of the Council in May 2023).

12.

Appointment of the Members of the Cabinet

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 9C of Part 1A of the Local Government Act 2000, (as set out in Article 7 of the Council’s Constitution), the Leader of the Council may at this time appoint the Members of the Cabinet and allocate portfolios to them.

13.

Report of the Head of Democratic Services and Elections - A.2 - Review of the Scheme of Members' Allowances by the Independent Remuneration Panel pdf icon PDF 160 KB

The Council will consider the outcome of the Review of the Scheme of Members’ Allowances undertaken by the Independent Remuneration Panel.

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14.

Size of membership of Committees etc.

The Council will note the size of membership of the Council’s Committees and Sub-Committees as follows:-

 

Committee/Sub-Committee                                                   No. of Members

 

Audit                                                                                       (7)

Community Leadership Overview & Scrutiny                  (9)

Human Resources & Council Tax                                      (9)

Licensing and Registration                                                 (9)

Planning Policy & Local Plan                                              (11)

Planning                                                                                 (9)

Resources and Services Overview & Scrutiny                 (9) 

Standards                                                                              (7)

Miscellaneous Licensing Sub-Committee                        (5) 

Town & Parish Councils Standards Sub-Committee      (3)

 

NOTE: With the exception of the Town and Parish Councils Standards Sub-Committee, the membership of the above Committees and Sub-Committees are subject to the Rules of Political Proportionality (Section 15 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989).

15.

Allocation of seats on Committees and Sub-Committees to the Political Groups formed on Tendring District Council

Following a meeting of Group Leaders held to discuss and decide the matter, Council will note the allocation to the political groups formed on Tendring District Council of seats on those bodies that are subject to the Rules of Political Proportionality (Section 15 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989).

16.

Appointment of the Membership of Committees etc. for the 2019/2020 Municipal Year

In accordance with the wishes expressed by Group Leaders, Council will appoint Members to serve on those bodies that are subject to the Rules of Political Proportionality (Section 15 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989).

17.

Appointment of the Town and Parish Councils Standards Sub-Committee for the 2019/2020 Municipal Year

Council will appoint Members to serve on the Town and Parish Councils Standards Sub-Committee.

 

NOTE: The Town and Parish Councils Standards Sub-Committee’s membership must be chosen from the membership of the Standards Committee.

18.

Election of Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of Committees etc. for the 2019/2020 Municipal Year

With the exception of the Town and Parish Councils Standards Sub-Committee, Council will elect the Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of the bodies listed under Agenda Item 14 above.

 

NOTE:  The elected Chairman of the Resources and Services Overview & Scrutiny Committee must be a Member appointed to that Committee who is also a member of a Political Group that is not represented on the Council’s Cabinet.

19.

Report of the Monitoring Officer - A.3 - The Council's Constitution

Members are reminded that, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 1.1 (xii), it is normal practice at the annual meeting of the Council to formally reaffirm the Council’s current Constitution.

 

The full text of the Council’s Constitution can be found on the Council’s website and Members have previously been provided with a booklet containing those sections of the Constitution most relevant to the work of Councillors.

 

RECOMMENDED – That the Council’s Constitution be reaffirmed.

20.

Recommendations from the Cabinet - A.4 - Programme of Meetings: 2019/2020 Municipal Year pdf icon PDF 183 KB

The Council will consider the proposed programme of meetings for the 2019/20 Municipal Year.

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21.

References from the Overview and Scrutiny Committees - A.5 - Overview and Scrutiny Committees: Proposed Work Programmes for 2019/2020 and a review of the work carried out during the period May 2018 to April 2019 pdf icon PDF 476 KB

The Council will consider the proposed work programmes for the two overview and scrutiny committees (i.e. the Community Leadership Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Resources and Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee) for the 2019/20 Municipal Year and will note the work carried out by those committees during the 2018/19 Municipal Year.

22.

Appointment of Member Authority Representatives to serve on/at the General Assembly of the Local Government Association

In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 1.1 (xv) the Council will appoint up to four Members, with each Member being a Member Authority Representative to serve on/at the General Assembly of the Local Government Association.

 

NOTE: Two of the Members appointed must be the Leader and Deputy Leader of the Council. Up to two further names can be put forward to Council by the Leader of the Council and/or by the other Group Leaders.