Agenda

Venue: Remote meeting

Contact: Natasha Clark, Democratic and Elections  Email: democracy@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

3.

Minutes of Council pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of Council held on 22 July 2020.

4.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman of the Council.

 

5.

Announcements by the Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive

To receive communications from the Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive

6.

Questions to the Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive

The Chairman to invite questions to the Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive relevant to their announcements

7.

Election of Chairman for the Municipal Year 2020/21

8.

Investiture of Chairman

9.

Chairman's Address

10.

Vote of Thanks to the Immediate Past Chairman

11.

Past Chairman's Response

12.

Election of Vice-Chairman for the Municipal Year 2020/21

13.

Investiture of Vice-Chairman

14.

Vote of Thanks to Council Officers

15.

Appointment of Deputy Leader and Cabinet Members for 2020/21

The Leader of the Council to report on the appointment of the Deputy Leader and Cabinet Members for 2020/21

Council Business Reports

16.

Allocation of Seats and Membership of Committees 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Report of Chief Executive

 

Purpose of report

 

To consider and agree the suggested constitution of Committees for the Municipal Year 2020/2021.  

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1          To agree the allocation of seats on committees that are subject to the political balance requirements (Table 1).

 

1.2          To agree the allocation of seats on committees not subject to political balance requirements (Table 2).

 

1.3          To agree the appointments to each of the Committees in accordance with the nominations made by political groups (Appendix 1).

 

Additional documents:

17.

Appointment of Members to Outside Bodies for the Municipal Year 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Report of Chief Executive

 

Purpose of report

 

To consider and agree the appointments of Members to Outside Bodies for the Municipal Year 2020/2021.  

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

 1.1         To approve appointments to the following Outside Bodies for the Municipal Year 2020/21:

 

Outside Body

Council’s Representative

Local Government Association

Cllr Ian McCord

Most Sparsely Populated Councils’ Group

Cllr Stephen Clarke

Crime and Disorder Partnership

Cllr Karen Cooper

County Health Scrutiny Committee

Cllr Rosie Herring

Northants Leadership

Cllr Ian McCord

Cllr Phil Bignell (Substitute)

Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner Scrutiny Panel

Cllr Ken Pritchard

Cllr Alice Ord (Substitute)

 

18.

Constitution - Responsibility for Functions and Definition of Key Decision pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Report of Chief Executive

 

Purpose of report

 

To enable Council to agree the relevant parts of the Responsibility for Functions, and the financial threshold to apply in determining which executive decisions are key decisions, as required by paragraphs 1.1.8 and 1.1.9 of the Council Procedure Rules

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

 1.1         To agree to the Responsibility for Functions set out in Part 10 of the Council’s constitution in so far as they relate to Council functions and powers Constitution Part 10

 

1.2          To agree that the financial thresholds for executive decisions to be designated as “key” are as follows:

·       £50,000 for revenue expenditure

·       £250,000 for capital expenditure

·       Where a decision is being taken to invest some of the Council’s reserves as part of the Treasury Management function the threshold is £5 million.

 

19.

Urgent Business (previously agreed with the Chairman)

FIRST MEETINGS OF COMMITTEES pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Meetings of various Committees will be held immediately on the rising of the Council Meeting, in order to elect their Chairman for 2020/21, and to conduct any other business as may be specified.