Local democracy during coronavirus

During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates for more information on meetings and decisions.

Agenda

Venue: The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045). View directions

Contact: Fiona Young  Interim Democratic Services Manager

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare:

 

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

 

which they might have in respect of business on this agenda.

2.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider the exclusion of the public and press from the meeting during consideration of Annexes A and B to Agenda Item 11 (Monitoring Report in respect of Complaints received), on the grounds that it contains information which is likely to reveal the identity of individuals.

 

This information is classed as exempt under Paragraph 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information)(Variation) Order 2006.

 

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 209 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Joint Standards Committee held on 6 July 2021.

 

4.

Urgent Business

Any other business which the Chair decides is urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.

5.

Public Participation

At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.

 

Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Tuesday, 21 September 2021. 

 

To register to speak please visit www.york.gov.uk/AttendCouncilMeetings to fill in an online registration form.  If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact Democratic Services.  Contact details can be found at the foot of this agenda.

 

Webcasting of Public Meetings

 

Please note that, subject to available resources, this meeting will be webcast, including any registered public speakers who have given their permission. The meeting can be viewed live and on demand at www.york.gov.uk/webcasts.

 

During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates (www.york.gov.uk/COVIDDemocracy) for more information on meetings and decisions.

 

6.

Update on the Recruitment of Independent Persons pdf icon PDF 388 KB

The Committee will consider a report which will provide them with an update on the recruitment process for Independent Persons for the Committee.

7.

Terms of Reference of the Committee pdf icon PDF 488 KB

As part of the review of the Council’s Constitution, Joint Standards Committee is asked to note the terms of reference for the Committee which will be included within the revised Constitution. 

Additional documents:

8.

Model Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 325 KB

The Committee will consider a report which will provide it with an update on progress of the adoption of the LGA Model Code of Conduct.

9.

Model Code of Conduct Update - Review of Procedures pdf icon PDF 515 KB

The Committee will consider a report which will provide it with the current procedures in place, which will need to be reviewed in light of the new Model Code of Conduct.

 

Additional documents:

10.

Review of Work Plan pdf icon PDF 120 KB

To consider the Committee’s work plan for the current year and decide whether any amendments or additions are required.

 

11.

Monitoring Report in respect of Complaints Received pdf icon PDF 594 KB

To receive a routine update report on recent standards complaints.

Additional documents:

Democracy Officer:

Name:  Joseph Kennally

Contact Details:

Telephone – (01904) 551573

Email – joseph.kennally@york.gov.uk

 

 

 

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