Powers and Functions
The EKHOC is established under section 20 of the Local Government Act 2000 and Regulations 4, 11 and 12 of the Local Authorities (Arrangements for the Discharge of Functions) (England) Regulations 2000 and sections 101(5) and section 102(1) of the Local Government Act 1972 enabling the Parties to perform the functions referred to in the Schedule in the manner set out in these arrangements.
Membership and Voting Rights
The EKHOC shall comprise the Leaders of the Council of each of the Parties. The Leader of each Party may nominate one member of their Executive (who have been authorised by the respective Parties to act as substitutes) to substitute for the Leader as necessary.
The EKHOC will meet: (a) at least once between 1 December and 28 February annually and (b) whenever it is necessary for a Joint Decision of the Parties to be considered under the terms of the Owners Agreement and (c) at such other times as may be required.
Notice of meetings and access to agendas and reports will be in accordance with The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) (England) Amendment Regulations 2000 and 2002 or sections 100A-K and Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as appropriate.
The quorum of the EKHOC will be four with one member present from each of the four Parties. If the meeting is inquorate then it shall stand deferred for seven days to meet at the same time and in the same place when the quorum shall be three drawn from any of the Parties.
Support officer: Rebecca Brough. Democratic Services Manager
White Cliffs Business Park
Phone: 01304 872304