Report of the Chief Executive
The Chief Executive submitted a report (previously circulated) to confirm and approve the appointments required for the 2021/22 Municipal Year.
The submitted report stated that the Council met on the 20 May 2021, and made decisions to appoint a Mayor and Deputy Mayor, to appoint Members to Council Committees, and to nominate Members to serve on outside bodies.
It was reported that a potential procedural issue had been subsequently identified, which could lead to the decisions made by that Annual Meeting of the Council being challenged, and therefore Council were being asked to confirm their approval of the matters decided at the Annual Meeting of the Council.
RESOLVED – That, for the Municipal Year 2021/22, the:-
(a) Appointment of Members to the Offices and Committees, as set out in Appendix 1 of the submitted report, be confirmed and approved;
(b) Appointment of Cabinet Members made by the Leader and their respective Portfolios, as set out in the Appendix 1 of the submitted report, be noted;
(c) Nominations of Members to the other bodies, as set out in Appendix 2 of the submitted report, be confirmed and approved;
(d) Schedule of meetings of Council, as set out in Appendix 3 of the submitted report, be confirmed and approved; and
(e) That any consequential changes be made to the Council’s Constitution.
REASONS - (a) To enable the appointments to offices, committees and external bodies to be confirmed and approved
(b) To enable Council and its committees to discharge their functions and responsibilities for the municipal year 2021/22.