Eastbourne Borough Council Annual Council
Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Court Room at Eastbourne Town Hall, Grove Road, BN21 4UG

Contact: Committee Services on 01323 410000 

No. Item


Election of Mayor.


Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the meeting of Council held on 20 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 159 KB


Notification of apologies for absence.


Appointment of Deputy Mayor.


Investiture of Mayor's Consort.


Mayor's Chaplain - Notification of Appointment.


Election of Leader of the Council and Chair of Cabinet (For the 4-Year Term until May 2023)

To receive nominations and vote thereon. 


Note – The Leader is to be appointed to a 4-year term of office in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007.  


Borough Elections 2019 - Returning Officer report. pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To receive the report of the Chief Executive and Returning Officer.


Executive Arrangements

To receive a report of the Leader of the Council on the names of those Councillors to serve on the Cabinet and the Councillor appointed as Deputy Leader of the Council (and Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet) and to note the respective areas of responsibility for each member of the Cabinet.


To confirm that the terms of reference and constitution of the Cabinet be as set out in the Council’s Constitution. 


Appointments to Committees, Other Bodies, Outside Bodies and Boards, and appointment of Chairs and Deputy Chairs. pdf icon PDF 83 KB

1.    To approve the proposed number and allocation of seats and nominations to Committees, Other Bodies and Boards.

2.    To approve the appointment of Chairs and Deputy Chairs

3.    To approve the appointments of Members to serve on Outside Bodies.

4.    To agree that the following bodies be confirmed with terms of reference as set out in the Council’s Constitution, and that they have a fixed membership or to which members are appointed by the Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive or relevant Director as the need arises: Equality Steering Group, Council Panels, Recruitment Panels, Task Groups and Project Boards.



Additional documents:


Annual Pay Policy Statement pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To consider the report of the Assistant Director of Human Resources and Transformation and to approve the Annual Pay Policy Statement.


Additional documents:


Confirmation of Programme of Meetings for 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To approve the calendar of meetings for 2019/20 as amended, to include holding Cabinet on 9th July 2019 (instead of 10th July) and Full Council on 10th July 2019 (instead of 17th July).