Agenda

Annual Meeting, Council
Friday, 17th May, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Dover District Council. View directions

Contact: Rebecca Brough  Democratic Services Manager

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of a Chairman pdf icon PDF 44 KB

To elect a Chairman of the Council for the ensuing municipal year 2019/20.

2.

Appointment of a Vice-Chairman pdf icon PDF 45 KB

To appoint a Vice-Chairman of the Council for the ensuing municipal year.

3.

Apologies pdf icon PDF 24 KB

To receive any apologies for absence.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 48 KB

To confirm the attached Minutes of the meeting held on 6 March (to follow) and 27 March 2019.

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5.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 37 KB

To receive any declarations of interest from Members in respect of business to be transacted on the agenda.

6.

Announcements pdf icon PDF 27 KB

To receive any announcements from the Chairman and/or Head of Paid Service.

7.

Election of the Leader of the Council pdf icon PDF 45 KB

To elect the Leader of the Council for a period of four years until the day of the next Annual Meeting of the Council following the ordinary election of all Councillors in 2023.

8.

Composition of the Cabinet pdf icon PDF 40 KB

To note the size and composition of the Cabinet set by the Leader of the Council.

9.

Appointment of a Deputy Leader pdf icon PDF 29 KB

To note the appointment of the Deputy Leader to hold office until the day of the next annual meeting of the Council following the ordinary election of all councillors in 2023.

10.

Appointment of Members to Cabinet Portfolios pdf icon PDF 26 KB

To note the appointment of Members to their portfolios.

11.

Appointment of Shadow Cabinet pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To note the size and composition of the Shadow Cabinet, which must directly reflect the Cabinet.

12.

REVIEW OF ALLOCATION OF SEATS TO POLITICAL GROUPS pdf icon PDF 116 KB

That the Council:

 

(a)  Appoint committees to deal with matters which are neither reserved to the Council nor are executive functions.

 

(b)  Review the allocation of seats to political groups and non-aligned members.

 

(c)  Appoint Chairmen, Vice-Chairmen, Spokespersons and Deputy Spokespersons to committees as appropriate.

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13.

Programme of Ordinary Meetings 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 50 KB

To approve a programme of ordinary meetings of the Council for the ensuing municipal year.

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14.

Annual Report of Overview and Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 49 KB

To consider the report of the Monitoring Officer.

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15.

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 47 KB

To consider the attached report of the Head of Governance.

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16.

Urgent Business Time

To consider any other items deemed by the Chairman of the Council to be urgent in accordance with the Local Government Act 1972.