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Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Mayor

To receive nominations and to elect a Mayor for the 2019-20 Municipal Year.

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2.

Appointment of Deputy Mayor

To receive nominations to appoint a Deputy Mayor for the 2019-20 Municipal Year.

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3.

Communications and Apologies for absence

a.    Communications by the Mayor (if any) relating to business on the agenda.

b.    Apologies for absence.

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4.

Declarations of Interest (if any)

Members are required to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests they or their spouse/partner have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting. Members must also declare any other pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests they have in any matter to be considered at this meeting. The responsibility for declaring an interest rests solely with the member concerned. 

 

Members must clearly state to the meeting the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, other pecuniary interest or non-pecuniary interest and the agenda item(s) to which it/they apply.

 

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests are prescribed by the Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012 as follows:

 

a. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

 

Any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain.

 

b. Sponsorship

 

Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the relevant authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by a member in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses. This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

 

c. Contracts

 

Any contract which is made between the relevant person (or a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest) and the relevant authority— (a) under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and (b) which has not been fully discharged.

 

d. Land

 

Any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the relevant authority.

 

e. Licences

 

Any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the relevant authority.

 

f. Corporate tenancies

 

Any tenancy where (to the member’s knowledge) - (a) the landlord is the relevant authority; and (b) the tenant is a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest.

g. Securities

 

Any beneficial interest in securities of a body where – (a) that body (to the member’s knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the relevant authority; and (b) either (i) the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or (ii) if the share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.

 

In cases of Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, Members must withdraw from the meeting room while the matter is being considered.

 

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5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To confirm and sign the ATTACHED minutes of the Council meeting held on 24 April 2019.

 

In accordance with the Constitution no discussion shall take place upon the minutes, except upon their accuracy.

 

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6.

Announcements by the Mayor

To receive such announcements as the Mayor may decide to make to the Council.

 

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7.

Leader of the Council

At the Annual Meeting of Hertsmere Borough Council on 20 May 2015, Councillor Morris Bright was appointed Leader for a four year period.

 

That appointment ends at this Annual Meeting and the Council is asked to make another appointment of Leader for a four year period (2019-20 to 2022-23).

 

 

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8.

Other Group Leaders

To note the Leaders of the other Groups for the 2019-20 Municipal Year.

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9.

Appointment of Executive Members pdf icon PDF 216 KB

The Leader of the Council will inform the meeting of their appointment of Members to the Executive and their allocations of portfolios for the 2019-20 Municipal Year. REPORT TO FOLLOW.

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10.

Constitution and appointment of members to the Council's Committees pdf icon PDF 164 KB

The ATTACHED report recommends the constitution of, and appointment of members to, the Council’s Committees, Sub-committees and panels for the 2019-20 Municipal Year.

Nominations have been invited and will be advised at the meeting.

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11.

Scheme of Delegation

Agreement of Hertsmere Council’s Scheme of Delegation forms part of the business of the Annual Meeting of the Full Council.

 

The Council is requested to formally agree the current Scheme of Delegation, as set out in the Constitution (with the exception of delegation of powers to individual Executive Members, which the Leader will have proposed earlier in the meeting).

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12.

Schedule of Meetings 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To note and agree amendments to the ATTACHED Schedule of Meetings.

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13.

Appointments to Outside Bodies and Council-owned subsidiaries pdf icon PDF 150 KB

The ATTACHED report lists the bodies to which nominations are required. A list of nominees will be circulated prior to the meeting.

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14.

Any Other Urgent Business

To consider such matters (if any) which, by reason of special circumstances (to be specified in the minutes of the meeting), the Mayor (or in his absence, the Chair) is of the opinion should be considered at this meeting as a matter of urgency (LGA 1972 S100B(4)(b).

 

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15.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting is scheduled for 17 July 2019.

 

 

 

NOTE TO COUNCILLORS

 

Please remain in your seats whilst Special Meetings of Committees are held to appoint Chairs and Vice-chairs for those Committees for the 2019-20 Municipal Year.

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AGENDAS FOR SPECIAL MEETINGS pdf icon PDF 12 KB

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