Annual and Full Council, Eastbourne Borough Council Full Council - Wednesday, 24th May, 2023 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Committee Services on 01323 410000 


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A - Business of Annual Council

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Election of the Mayor.

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Notification of apologies for absence.

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Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) by members as required under Section 31 of the Localism Act and of other interests as required by the Code of Conduct (please see note at end of agenda).

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Minutes of the meeting held on 22 February 2023 pdf icon PDF 257 KB

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Appointment of Deputy Mayor.

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Investiture of Mayor's Consort.

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Mayor's Chaplain - Notification of Appointment.

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Election of Leader of the Council

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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Borough Council Elections 2023 - Returning Officer report. pdf icon PDF 132 KB

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

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Appointments Report pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Report of the Head of Democratic Services.

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Executive Arrangements

Leader of the Council to report:


(a) The names of those Councillors serving on the Cabinet and the Councillor appointed as Deputy Leader of the Council (and Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet) and the respective areas of responsibility for each member of the Cabinet.


(b) That the terms of reference and constitution of the Cabinet be as set out in the Council’s Constitution.


(c) To confirm if any delegations to individual Cabinet members in respect of executive functions have been made at this time.


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Calendar of Meetings 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To ratify the Calendar of Meetings of 2023/24 as attached.  This is as approved at Full Council in February subject to the following changes:


-        Cabinet – the meeting scheduled for 7 June 2023 has been moved to 13 June 2023 (2 pm) due to member availability. 


-        Conservation Advisory Group – the meeting scheduled for 6 June 2023 has been cancelled due to lack of business.


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B - Business of Full Council

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Annual Pay Policy Statement 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Report of the Director of Tourism, Culture and Organisational Development.

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Discussion on minutes of council bodies.

Members of the Council who wish to raise items for discussion (council procedure rule 14) on any of the minutes of the meetings of formal council bodies listed below must submit their request to the Head of Democratic Services no later than 10.00 am on the day of the meeting. A list of such items (if any) will be circulated prior to the start of the meeting.


The following are appended to this agenda:-

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Minutes of Planning Committee - 27 February 2023 pdf icon PDF 136 KB

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Minutes of Audit and Governance Committee - 1 March 2023 pdf icon PDF 154 KB

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Minutes of Cabinet - 14 March 2023 pdf icon PDF 148 KB

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Minutes of Planning Committee - 17 April 2023 pdf icon PDF 130 KB

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Date of next meeting.

The next meeting of Full Council is scheduled to take place at 6 pm on 26 July 2023.

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