Agenda

Annual Meeting, Full Council
Monday, 20th May, 2024 7.30 pm

Venue: Tottenham Town Hall, Town Hall Approach Road London N15 4RY

Contact: Ayshe Simsek, Democratic Services and Scrutiny Manager 

Note: Public seating for the Council AGM is limited and will be allocated on a priority basis and to community representatives attending the meeting. The meeting will be live streamed and the web link will follow. 

Items
No. Item

1.

FILMING AT MEETINGS

Please note this meeting may be filmed or recorded by the Council for live or subsequent broadcast via the Council’s internet site or by anyone attending the meeting using any communication method.  Although we ask members of the public recording, filming or reporting on the meeting not to include the public seating areas, members of the public attending the meeting should be aware that we cannot guarantee that they will not be filmed or recorded by others attending the meeting.  Members of the public participating in the meeting (e.g. making deputations, asking questions, making oral protests) should be aware that they are likely to be filmed, recorded or reported on.  By entering the meeting room and using the public seating area, you are consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings.

 

The Chair of the meeting has the discretion to terminate or suspend filming or recording, if in his or her opinion continuation of the filming, recording or reporting would disrupt or prejudice the proceedings, infringe the rights of any individual, or may lead to the breach of a legal obligation by the Council.

2.

To Elect the Mayor for the Ensuing Year 2024/25

The Local Government  Act 1972 provides as follows with regards to election of the Mayor:

 

Schedule 2 , paragraphs 2 (1) and 13(3)  - The Mayor shall be elected annually by the Council from among Councillors.

 

Schedule 2 paragraph 3(1) – The election of the Mayor shall be the first business transacted at the Annual Meeting of the Council.

 

Schedule 2, paragraph 3(3)  - In the case of an equality of  votes, the person presiding at the meeting shall give a casting  vote in addition to any other vote he/she may have.

 

3.

To receive apologies for absence

4.

To ask the Mayor to consider the admission of any late items of business in accordance with Section 100B of the Local Government Act 1972

5.

Declarations of Interest

A member with a disclosable pecuniary interest or a prejudicial interest in a matter who attends a meeting of the authority at which the matter is considered:

 

(i) must disclose the interest at the start of the meeting or when the interest becomes apparent, and

(ii) may not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter and must withdraw from the meeting room.

 

A member who discloses at a meeting a disclosable pecuniary interest which is not registered in the Register of Members’ Interests or the subject of a pending notification must notify the Monitoring Officer of the interest within 28 days of the disclosure.

 

Disclosable pecuniary interests, personal interests and prejudicial interests are defined at Paragraphs 5-7 and Appendix A of the Members’ Code of Conduct

 

6.

To receive written notification of the Appointment of Deputy Mayor

The Local Government Act 1972 provides as follows with regard to the appointment of Deputy Mayor:-

Schedule 2, paragraph 5(1) – The Mayor may appoint a Councillor of the Borough to be Deputy Mayor, and the person so appointed shall, unless he/she resigns or becomes disqualified, hold office until a newly elected Mayor becomes entitled to act as Mayor (whether or not he/she continues until that time to be a Councillor).

Schedule 2, paragraph 5(2) – The appointment of a Deputy Mayor shall be signified to the Council in writing and be recorded in the minutes of the Council.

 

7.

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 14 March 2024 pdf icon PDF 627 KB

8.

To pass a vote of thanks to the retiring Mayor and Mayor's Consorts, and the retiring Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayor's Consorts

9.

To receive such communications as the Mayor may lay before the Council

10.

To receive the report of the Chief Executive, Noting the Appointments Made by the Political Groups, and to take such action as may be appropriate pdf icon PDF 197 KB

Report to follow.

11.

To agree the Appointments Procedure and to appoint Committees and other Bodies for the Municipal Year 2024/25, including the Selection of the Chairs and Vice Chairs pdf icon PDF 276 KB

Report to follow.

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12.

To make appointments to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 239 KB

Report to follow.

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13.

To receive the report of the Chief Executive pdf icon PDF 180 KB

To receive the annual calendar of Committee meetings 2024/25 – Report to follow.

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14.

To receive the report of the Monitoring Officer and Head of Legal Services

15.

To note the end of municipal year financial statement for 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 179 KB

Report to follow.

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16.

To receive a statement of Councillors' attendance at meetings of the Council, Committees, and Sub Committees in Accordance with Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 206 KB

Report to follow.

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