Decision details

Review of the Council’s Committee System (minute 775)

Decision Maker: Council, Governance Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No



1.    Continuation of the three service committees outlined in the report, based on the terms of reference set out in the Constitution.

2.    To raise the financial threshold applied to the Regeneration and Property Committee for property disposals from £400,000 to £1 million.

3.    That the Urgency Sub-Committees be abolished and, where it is not possible to convene a special meeting of the committee, that the Chief Executive use his powers to make all urgent decisions.

4.    That the East Kent Independent Remuneration Panel is asked to review the councillors scheme of allowances during the first year of the new council.

Report author: Matthew Archer

Publication date: 20/05/2019

Date of decision: 25/04/2019

Decided at meeting: 25/04/2019 - Council