Agenda

ANNUAL COUNCIL, Council - Monday, 10th May, 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Rutland County Museum, Oakham. Please contact the governance department if you wish to attend in person

Contact: Governance  Email: governance@rutland.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

2.

CHAIRMAN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

3.

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE LEADER, MEMBERS OF THE CABINET OR THE HEAD OF PAID SERVICE

4.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

In accordance with the Regulations, Members are invited to declare any disclosable interests under the Code of Conduct and the nature of those interests in respect of items on this Agenda and/or indicate if Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.

5.

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL

The Chief Executive will invite nominations for office of Chairman of the Council for the Municipal Year 2020/21.

 

Upon election, the incoming Chairman of the Council would ordinarily be invested with the Chairman’s Chain of Office by the outgoing Chairman. However, arrangements will be made for this at a later date due to current social distancing requirements. In the event of the Chairman being re-elected, the Chairman will retain the Chain of Office.

 

The incoming Chairman will then virtually take the Chairman’s Chair.

 

The Chairman of the Council may make a short speech of acceptance of office.

6.

ELECTION OF THE VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL

The Chairman of the Council will invite nominations for the office of Vice-Chairman of the Council for the Municipal Year 2020/21.

 

Upon appointment, ordinarily the outgoing Vice-Chairman would invest the incoming Vice-Chairman with the Chain of Office. The Chairman of the Council would then invite the Vice-Chairman to take the Vice-Chairman’s Chair. In the event of the Vice-Chairman being re-elected, the Vice-Chairman would retain the Chain of Office and remain seated. However, arrangements will be made for this at a later date due to current social distancing requirements.

 

The Vice-Chairman of the Council may make a short speech of acceptance of office.

7.

NOTIFICATION BY THE LEADER OF THE APPOINTMENT TO THE EXECUTIVE

The Council is requested to note the appointment of members of the Executive and their portfolios as announced by the Leader.

8.

POLITICAL BALANCE AND ALLOCATION OF SEATS TO POLITICAL GROUPS pdf icon PDF 240 KB

To receive Report No.53/2021 from the Monitoring Officer. This report asks Council to:

 

i.      Decide the political balance calculation to be adopted by Council

ii.    Approve the allocation of seats to Political Groups

iii.   Approve the increase in the number of seats on the Conduct Committee from 6 to 7 in line with other Council committees

iv.   Note the group nominations for scrutiny committees

v.    Note the group nominations for the membership of standing committees

vi.   Appoint a Councillor from among the membership of each Committee to Chair meetings of those Committees.

vii.  Appoint the Chair of the Scrutiny Commission.

 

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9.

SCHEME OF DELEGATION AND CHANGES TO THE CONSTITUTION pdf icon PDF 342 KB

To receive Report No.59/2021 from the Monitoring Officer.

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10.

PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 221 KB

To receive Report No.54/2021 from the Monitoring Officer.

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11.

APPOINTMENTS TO OUTSIDE ORGANISATIONS, WORKING GROUP AND FORA pdf icon PDF 335 KB

To receive Report No.52/2021 from the Monitoring Officer.

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12.

MATTERS REFERRED TO COUNCIL BY MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL

To consider any matters referred to Council by Members which in the opinion of the Chief Executive cannot wait until the next scheduled meeting of the Council to be determined.