Decision - Review of the Council's Constitution

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Review of the Council's Constitution

Decision Maker: Policy & Resources Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

(1)             That the full Council be recommended to approve the proposal to make changes to the Council’s Procedure Rules in Part 3.2 of the Council’s Constitution indicated in paragraphs 4.1 - 4.7 inclusive and Appendix 1;

 

(2)             That the proposals to make changes to the Council’s Member Working Groups and Advisory Bodies in Part 4 of the Council’s Constitution as set out in paragraphs 4.8 to 4.11 inclusive and Appendices 2 & 3 be approved;

 

(3)             That full Council be recommended to approve the appointment of a co-optee to represent the perspective of disabled people to Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee and a representative from Parent Carers’ Council (PaCC) to be co-opted onto the Children, Young People & Skills Committee, as outlined in paragraph 4.12 of the report;

 

(4)             That a report be brought to the next Committee meeting, addressing proposals for the payment of an allowance to those co-optees and standing invitees described in paragraph 4.13 of the report;

 

(5)             That the proposal to make changes to the Scheme of Delegations to Officers in Part 6 of the Council’s Constitution as set out in paragraphs 4.14 to 4.15 inclusive and Appendix 4 of the report be approved;

 

(6)             That the full Council be recommended to approve the proposal to make changes to the rules on Petitions in Part 8.10 of the Council’s Constitution as set out in paragraphs 4.16 to 4.18 inclusive and Appendix 5 of the report;

 

(7)             That full Council approves the proposed changes referred to in paras 2.1, 2.3 and 2.6 above and as set out in Appendices 1 and 5 to the report;

 

(8)             That the Chief Executive and Monitoring Officer be authorised to take all steps necessary or incidental to the implementation of the changes agreed by the Policy & Resources Committee and by Full Council, and that the Monitoring Officer be authorised to amend all parts of the Council’s constitutional documents necessary to incorporate the changes, and to republish the Constitution; and

 

(9)             That the proposed changes come into force immediately following their approval by Policy & Resources Committee or adoption by Full Council, as appropriate.

Report author: Elizabeth Culbert

Publication date: 13/05/2021

Date of decision: 13/05/2021

Decided at meeting: 13/05/2021 - Policy & Resources Committee

Accompanying Documents:

 


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