Agenda

Lewes District Council Full Council
Monday, 20th May, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber at County Hall, St Annes Crescent, Lewes

Contact: Committee Services on 01273 471600 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of the Chair of the Council

The name(s) of the Councillor(s) who have been nominated for the office of Chair of the Council will be reported at the meeting.

 

Following the election of the Chair of the Council, and pursuant to the provisions of Section 83 of the Local Government Act 1972, the person elected to be Chair of the Council shall make a Declaration of Acceptance of Office in the prescribed form, before the Chief Executive.

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2.

Appointment of the Vice-Chair of the Council

The name(s) of the Councillor(s) who have been nominated for the office of Vice-Chair of the Council will be reported at the meeting.

 

Following the appointment of the Vice-Chair of the Council, and pursuant to the provisions of Section 83 of the Local Government Act 1972, the person appointed to be Vice-Chair of the Council shall make a Declaration of Acceptance of Office in the prescribed form, before the Chief Executive.

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 184 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Council dated 25 February 2019.

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4.

Apologies for absence

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5.

Declarations of interest

Disclosure by councillors of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the councillor regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.

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6.

Announcements pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To receive any announcements from the Chair of the Council, Leader of the Council, Members of the Cabinet or the Chief Executive. A list of the Chair of the Council's engagements since the previous meeting is enclosed.

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Urgent items

Items not on the agenda which the Chair of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances as defined in Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

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8.

Returning Officer's Report pdf icon PDF 57 KB

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

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9.

Election of the Leader of Council, in accordance with Council Procedure Rules

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.)

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10.

Appointments pdf icon PDF 83 KB

a)    To note the Leader of the Council’s appointments to Cabinet, the individual areas of responsibility allocated to the Cabinet and the allocation of those areas of responsibility to the members of the Cabinet. (To be reported verbally by the Leader of the meeting).

b)    To consider proposals for the appointment of members and chairs of committees and other council bodies.

c)    To consider proposals for the appointment of members to serve on outside and joint bodies.

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11.

Substitute Members

To appoint all members of the Council to the “approved list” of members appointed to act as substitute members in accordance with Council Procedure Rules.

 

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12.

Annual Pay Policy Statement pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To consider the report of the Assistant Director of Human Resources and Transformation.

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13.

Recommendation from Licensing Committee - Approval of licensing fees 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 692 KB

To consider the recommendations from the Licensing Committee on 14 February 2019.

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14.

Calendar of meetings pdf icon PDF 58 KB

The calendar of meetings for 2019/20 is attached for ratification.

 

Following the November 2018 Council meeting, the option of a fifth Council meeting on 25 September 2019 has been added to the calendar for 2019/20.  Council is asked to confirm if it wishes to include the additional September meeting in the calendar for 2019/20.

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15.

Urgent decisions taken by the Cabinet or Cabinet Members, if any.

In accordance with Scrutiny Procedure Rule 17, to receive details of any urgent decisions taken by the Cabinet or Cabinet Members since the Meeting of the Council on 25 February 2019 (if any).

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