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To receive apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest.

Councillors and Officers are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and/or prejudicial interest(s) in respect of any item of business on this agenda in accordance with the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Code of Conduct for both Councillors and Officers. 



Retiring Mayor's Remarks.


To consider a report of the Monitoring Officer and Head of Legal Services on changes to the Council's Constitution. pdf icon PDF 231 KB

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To elect a Presiding Member (Chair) of Council.


To elect a Deputy Presiding Member (Vice Chair) of Council.


To elect a Mayor of Council until the Annual Meeting in May 2025 and to note the payment of a civic salary.


To elect a Deputy Mayor of Council until the Annual Meeting in May 2025.


Mayor's Announcements.


To note the appointment of Leader of Council and the payment of a senior salary.


To note the appointment of a Deputy Leader and the payment of a senior salary.


To note the number of Members to be appointed to the Cabinet and the names the Leader has chosen to become Members of the Cabinet and the payment of senior salaries.


To note the appointment of the Leader of the main opposition group and the payment of a senior salary.


Leader's Statement.

To receive and consider the following reports: - 



Financial Statements for 2022/23. pdf icon PDF 234 KB

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Review of Political Balance. pdf icon PDF 215 KB

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The Annual Report of the Standards Committee. pdf icon PDF 385 KB

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To appoint the Chair, Vice Chair and Members of Overview and Scrutiny Committees in accordance with the political balance for the ensuing year and to note the payment of a senior salary to the Chairs. pdf icon PDF 8 KB


To appoint the Chair and/or Vice Chair and Members to the following Committees for the ensuing year (in accordance with the political balance) and to note the payment of a senior salary to the Chair of the Planning Committee and Chair of Licensing and Gambling/Taxi and General Committee. pdf icon PDF 14 KB


Appeals Panel

Appointments Committee

*Governance and Audit Committee (*Chair will be a Lay Member and will be appointed at the first meeting following the Annual Meeting of Council)

Democratic Services Committee

Investigating and Disciplinary Committee

Licensing and Gambling Committee/Taxi and General Committee

Planning Committee

*Standards Committee (*Chair and Vice Chair will be Lay Members)


To constitute Sub Committees/Working Parties/Panels/Boards and appoint Members to serve thereon for the ensuing year in accordance with the political balance. pdf icon PDF 104 KB


To appoint/nominate representatives to serve on Outside Bodies where required. pdf icon PDF 213 KB


Votes - Annual Meeting of Council 9th May 2024. pdf icon PDF 230 KB

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