Agenda for Council on Wednesday 15th May 2024, 6.00 p.m.


Annual Council, Council - Wednesday 15th May 2024 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Parkside Suite - Parkside

Contact: Jess Bayley-Hill 


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Election of Chairman 2024/25

Following election, the Chairman will make a Declaration of Acceptance of Office.


Members are asked to note that in line with paragraph 2.2(b) of the Council’s Procedure Rules, the Councillor elected to this position, where possible, should not be a member of a political group represented in Cabinet.



Election of Vice-Chairman 2024/25

Following election, the Vice - Chairman will make a Declaration of Acceptance of Office.





Vote of thanks to retiring Office Holders


To receive apologies for absence


Declarations of Interest

To invite Councillors to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Disclosable Interests they may have in items on the agenda, and to confirm the nature of those interests.


To confirm the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 10th April 2024 pdf icon PDF 255 KB

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


To receive any announcements from the Leader


To receive comments, questions or petitions from members of the public

A period of up to 15 minutes is allowed for members of the public to make a comment, ask questions or present petitions.  Each member of the public has up to 3 minutes to do this.  A councillor may also present a petition on behalf of a member of the public.



Urgent Decisions pdf icon PDF 299 KB

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Appointments to Committees 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

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Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 122 KB

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Constitution Review pdf icon PDF 264 KB

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Questions on Notice (To Follow) pdf icon PDF 184 KB

To deal with any questions on notice from Members of the Council, in the order in which they have been received.


A period of up to 15 minutes is allocated for the asking and answering of questions.  This may be extended at the discretion of the Chairman with the agreement of the majority of those present.


A single supplementary question may be asked by each Councillor scheduled  to ask a question on notice at this meeting. The supplementary question must  be based on the original question or the answer provided to that question.



Motions on Notice (To Follow) pdf icon PDF 349 KB

A period of up to one hour is allocated to consider the motions on notice.  This may only be extended with the agreement of the Council.



To consider any urgent business, details of which have been notified to the Head of Legal, Democratic and Property Services prior to the commencement of the meeting and which the Chairman, by reason of special circumstances, considers to be of so urgent a nature that it cannot wait until the next meeting