Council AGM - Virtual Meeting, Full Council
Thursday, 1st October, 2020 7.30 pm

Venue: MS Teams

Contact: Ayshe Simsek, Democratic Services and Scrutiny Manager 

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To elect the Mayor for the Ensuing Year 2020/21

The Local Government Act 1972 provides as follows with regard to election of Mayor:-


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



To receive apologies for absence


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


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



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.



To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 13 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 722 KB


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


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

Verbal update


To receive the report of the Chief Executive,noting the Appointments made by Political Groups, and to take such action as may be appropriate pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Report to follow


To agree the Appointments Procedure and to appoint Committees and other Bodies for the Municipal Year 2020/21, including the Selection of the Chairs and Vice Chairs pdf icon PDF 262 KB

Report to follow

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To make appointments to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 187 KB

Report to follow.

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


To receive any announcements from the Leader , and /or Head of Paid Service