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Agenda item

Formal Business of Council - Allocation to Seats and Appointments to the Council Structure and Other Bodies for 2021/22

To receive a report which asks Council to:

 

A.  Agree the allocation of seats in accordance with Annex A;

 

B.  Approve appropriate nominations to Committees and other bodies, as well as appointments to Chairs and Vice-Chairs, as set out in this report and its annexes, together with details of any further appointments which may be circulated prior to the meeting; and

 

C.  Approve the proposed allocation of motions for consideration at Ordinary Full Council meetings for the duration of the 2021/22 Municipal Year.

 

Minutes:

The Deputy Town Clerk reported her advice that, as further discussions were required with Cllr D Taylor regarding his allocated seats on Audit & Governance Committee and Economy & Place Policy and Scrutiny Committee, the decision in respect of appointments to those committees should not be taken at this meeting.  She then reported the following additional amendments to the nominations:

·        Customer & Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee: Cllr Baker to be nominated to the unallocated seat, with Cllr Wann as Substitute;

·        Licensing & Regulatory Committee: Cllr Orrell to replace Cllr Mason as Chair.

 

With reference to the recommendations contained in paragraph 21 of the report at page 5 of theCouncil papers, the revised annexes published as supplementary papers, and the further amendments reported at the meeting, Councillor Aspden then moved, and Councillor D’Agorne seconded, that the recommendations be approved, save for the appointments to Audit & Governance Committee and Economy & Place Policy and Scrutiny Committee, which would be deferred to a future meeting.

 

A vote was taken on the above motion, with the following result:

14 Members voted for the motion.

8 Members voted against the motion.

1 Member abstained.

 

The motion was therefore declared CARRIED and it was

 

Resolved: (i)       That the allocation of seats be approved in accordance with the revised Annex A attached to Agenda Supplement 2.

 

                  (ii)       That the Executive appointments contained in Annex B1 to the report in the agenda papers be approved.

 

(iii)      That the appointments to Committees contained in the revised Annex B2 attached to Agenda Supplement 2, together with those reported at the meeting, be approved, save that the nominations to Audit & Governance Committee and Economy & Place Policy and Scrutiny Committee be deferred to a future meeting.

 

(iv)     That the appointments of Chairs and Vice Chairs contained in the updated Annex B3 attached to Agenda Supplement 1 be approved, with Cllr Orrell replacing Cllr Mason as Chair of Licensing & Regulatory Committee as reported at the meeting.

 

(v)      That the appointments to other bodies contained in the updated Annex B4 attached to Agenda Supplement 1 be approved.

 

(vi)     That the proposed allocation of motions for consideration at Ordinary Full Council meetings for the period 2021-2022, as set out in Annex C to the report in the agenda papers, be approved.

 

Reason:     To fulfil the Council’s statutory and constitutional requirements.

 

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