Agenda for Electoral Matters Committee on Monday 12th April 2010, 6.00 p.m.

Agenda and minutes

Electoral Matters Committee
Monday 12th April 2010 6.00 p.m.

Venue: The Council House, Burcot Lane, Bromsgrove. View directions

Contact: Andy C. Stephens 

Items
No. Item

13.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Mrs. A. E. Doyle, J. T. Duddy, Ms. H. J. Jones, D. L. Pardoe and R. D. Smith.

14.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were received.

15.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of the Electoral Matters Committee held on 20th January 2010 were submitted.

 

RESOLVED that the minutes be approved as a correct record.

16.

Review of Lickey End Parish Council pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report on the Terms of Reference for a Community Governance Review of Lickey End Parish Council.  An example of the proposed form was presented to the Committee, together with details of the timetable for the consultation process.

 

RESOLVED:

(a)       that, subject to the following amendment of the last sentence of paragraph 2.8, the Terms of Reference for the Community Governance Review of Lickey End Parish Council be approved.

Amendment - Delete "No precept has been raised" and replace with "The Parish Council has set a zero precept since 2002"

(b)       that, subject to the following amendment of the last sentence of paragraph 10, the consultation leaflet be approved.

Amendment - Delete "It has not requested a parish precept and does not deliver discretionary local services" and replace with "It has set a zero precept since 2002 and does not deliver discretionary local services"

(c)        that the proposed form and timetable of consultation be approved and commenced immediately; and

(d)       that the results of the consultation process be reported to the Committee at a meeting to be arranged during October / November 2010.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Council be requested to release the sum of £2,500 from balances to cover the cost of the consultation.