Agenda

Full and Annual Council, Lewes District Council Full Council - Monday, 23rd May, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, St Anne's Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1UE

Contact: Committee Services on 01273 471600 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of the Chair of the Council

Two nominations have been received for the office of the Chair of the Council as follows:

 

Councillor Adrian Ross

Councillor Linda Wallraven

 

These nominations will be voted upon. Following the election of the Chair of the Council, the person elected shall make a Declaration of Acceptance of Office.

2.

Appointment of the Vice-Chair of the Council

Two nominations have been received for the office of Vice-Chair of the Council as follows:

 

Councillor Graham Amy    

Councillor Richard Turner

 

These nominations will be voted upon. Following the appointment of Vice-Chair of the Council, the person appointed shall make a Declaration of Acceptance of Office.

3.

Apologies for absence

4.

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.

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 558 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Council dated 21 February 2022.

6.

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.

7.

Announcements pdf icon PDF 264 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 engagements carried out during the last year by Councillor Brett as Chair of the Council are attached.

·       Councillor Gauntlett (Cabinet Member for Planning and Regeneration) will provide a verbal update on the local plan.

8.

Result of the District Council By-Election 2022

To receive the following results of the District Council By-Election held on 12 May 2022 and welcome the new Councillor:

 

Peacehaven West -  Councillor Ciarron Clarkson (Labour Party)

 

9.

Appointments Report. pdf icon PDF 282 KB

a)    To note any changes to 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 at the meeting); and

b)    To consider and determine proposals set out in the report of the Head of Democratic Services.

Additional documents:

10.

Annual Pay Policy Statement. pdf icon PDF 280 KB

Report of the Assistant Director of Human Resources and Transformation.

Additional documents:

11.

Notices of motion.

11a

Motion - To protect our local rivers and sea by taking into account the cumulative impact of sewage discharge. pdf icon PDF 249 KB

Motion submitted by Councillor O’Brien.

 

12.

Calendar of meetings 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 135 KB

The calendar of meetings for 2022/23 is attached for ratification. 

 

13.

Urgent decisions taken by the Cabinet or Cabinet members pdf icon PDF 130 KB

In accordance with Policy and Performance Procedure Rule 17, to receive details of any urgent decisions taken by the Cabinet or Cabinet members since the previous meeting.  One decision was been made by the Leader on 28 February 2022 as follows and a copy of the Decision Notice is attached for information.

 

2022/23 Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Relief scheme and the extension of Transitional Relief and Supporting Small Business relief scheme

 

14.

Reporting back on meetings of outside bodies pdf icon PDF 270 KB

To receive any reports from the Council's representatives who serve on outside bodies in respect of meetings they have attended.

15.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of Full Council is scheduled to take place at 6 pm on Thursday 15 July 2021.