Agenda

annual, Council - Wednesday, 7th April, 2021 7.00 pm

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair of Council for 2021/22

The Chair will then take the Declaration of Acceptance of Office.

 

(NOTE: Article 5.8 of the Constitution states that “Neither the Chair of the Council nor the Vice-Chair shall be a Member of the Strategy and Resources Committee”.)

2.

Election of Vice-Chair of Council for 2021/22

The Vice-Chair will then take the Declaration of Acceptance of Office.

 

(NOTE: Article 5.8 of the Constitution states that “Neither the Chair of the Council nor the Vice-Chair shall be a Member of the Strategy and Resources Committee”.)

3.

Apologies for absence

4.

Declarations of Interest

(NB. Members only need to re-declare any interests previously declared at Committee and Sub-Committee meetings if the item is discussed at Council).

 

5.

To agree the agenda between Part 'A' and Part 'B' (Confidential Restricted Information).

Part A

6.

Appointment of Leader of the Council for 2021/22

To consider the appointment of Leader of the Council for the 2021/22 municipal year.

7.

Appointment of Deputy Leader of the Council for 2021/22

To consider the appointment of Deputy Leader of the Council for the 2021/22 municipal year.

8.

Appointment of Committees pdf icon PDF 277 KB

Report by Chief Executive (attached).

 

It is RECOMMENDED:

Additional documents:

8a

Appointment of Committees and Joint Committees

“That the Council appoints Committees and Joint Committees each with the total number of voting Members and Group allocations as shown in Tables 1 and 2 for the 2021/22 municipal year with the terms of reference set out in the Council’s constitution.”

8b

Appointment of Councillors to Committees and Joint Committees

“That, as required by section 16(1) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989, Members be appointed to Committees and Joint Committees in accordance with the names notified to the Chief Executive by each of the Political Groups represented on the Council, to give effect to the approved allocation of seats as determined at (a) above, as set out for the time being in Table 3 circulated at the meeting.”

8c

Appointment of Chairs and Vice-Chairs to Committees and Joint Committees

“That the Council appoints Chairs and Vice-Chairs to the Committees and Joint Committees as set out in Table 4 circulated at the meeting for the 2021/22 municipal year.”

8d

Appointments to the Local Government Association and South West Regional Chamber

“That the Council appoints Members to the Local Government Association and South West Regional Chamber for the period 2021/22 as set out in Table 5 circulated at the meeting and that these appointments be approved duties.”

8e

Appointment of Members to the Appointments Committee

“That alternative arrangements be made for the appointment of Members to the Appointments Committee in accordance with the powers set out in Section 17 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 and the provisions of the Local Government (Committees and Political Groups) Regulations 1990 and that the alternative arrangements provide that the membership of the Appointments Committee be not politically balanced”.

9.

Scheme of Members Allowances 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Report by the Chief Executive (attached).

Additional documents:

10.

Outside Bodies appointment - Barnstaple Town Centre Management Team

To consider appointing one Member to the Barnstaple Town Centre Management Team for the life of Council, following the resignation of Councillor Leaver from the Team in 2020.

11.

To determine the Scheme of Delegations for Full Council functions for the year 2021/22

It is RECOMMENDED that the Scheme of Delegations (as amended) for the discharge of functions for the year 2021/22 as set out in Part 3 of the Constitution be adopted.

Part B (Confidential Restricted Information)

Nil