Agenda

Venue: The Guildhall, St Peter's Place, Canterbury

Contact: Josie Newman  01227 862 009 Email: democracy@canterbury.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Prayers

2.

Apologies for absence

3.

Election of Lord Mayor for the Council Year 2019/20

4.

Declaration of acceptance of office of the Lord Mayor

5.

The Lord Mayor to address the council

6.

Appointment of the Lord Mayor's Chaplain

7.

Presentation of bagde to the retiring Lord Mayor

8.

Response by the retiring Lord Mayor

9.

Presentation of a gift to the retiring Lady Mayoress and Chaplain

10.

Report of the Returning Officer pdf icon PDF 50 KB

The Returning Officer to report the names of the persons elected as councillors as the local elections on 2 May 2019.

11.

Election of Sheriff for the council year 2019/20

12.

Declaration of acceptance of office by the Sheriff

13.

The Sheriff to address the council

14.

Presentation of past Sheriff's badge to the retiring Sheriff

15.

Election of the Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee and Leader of the Council; and election of the Vice-Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee and Deputy Leader of the Council

Nominations for the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee will be provided in a supplement for the meeting and will be drawn from those nominated to that committee under item 17.

16.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 111 KB

TO CONFIRM as a true record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 25 April 2019.

17.

Committee structure for the year 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To appoint the Committees of the Council, the Whitstable Harbour Board and the Joint Transportation Board for the Council Year 2019/20 and to determine the membership and quorum. Details of memberships to follow as an agenda supplement.

 

Details of the suggested powers and duties and delegated powers of the Committees, the Whitstable Harbour Board and the Joint Transportation Board (if appointed) are set out in the Constitution for the year 2019/20.

Additional documents:

18.

Appointment of the chairmen and vice-chairmen of the remaining bodies pdf icon PDF 26 KB

The nomination for the chairmen and vice-chairman of the various committees and area forums will follow as an agenda supplement for the meeting.

19.

Council scheme of delegation to officers

To agree the Scheme of Delegation in relation to council functions as found in Part Three of the Constitution. 

 

20.

Appointment of Proper Officers

To agree the Proper Officer provisions as found in Part Three of the Constitution.

21.

Constitution pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To adopt the remaining parts of the Constitution for the Council Year 2019/20. The Constitution can be viewed online here.

22.

Programme of meetings for council year 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To adopt the programme of meetings for the Council Year 2019/20.

23.

Appointment of the independent person and the parish representatives for the Standards Committee

To confirm the continued appointment of the following for the Council Year 2019/20-

 

Joy Inameti

Myra Field

Jacqueline Dabnor

 

The parishes co-opted representatives are:

 

Ray Evison

Mike Gallagher

Sue Hodges

24.

Appointment of the Staff and Safety Joint Consultative Group for the council year 2019/20

To re-appoint a Staff and Safety Joint Consultative Group for the Council Year 2019/20 and to appoint the councillors to serve on the Group for that year.

 

(The Group Leaders’ nominations for the appointment of the Councillors to the Group will be circulated for the meeting).

25.

Appointment to the Outside Bodies Working Group

To re-appoint the Appointments to Outside Bodies Working Group for the Council Year 2019/20 and to appoint the Councillors to serve on that Group for that year.

 

(The Group Leaders’ nominations for the appointment of the Councillors to the Group will be circulated for the meeting).