Annual Council, Council - Wednesday, 26th May, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, The Arc, Clowne

Contact: Nicola Calver  Governance Manager

Note: Annual Council 

No. Item


Election of Chair of the Council

To elect the Chair of the Council for the 2021/22 municipal year.



Apologies For Absence


Declarations of Interest

Members should declare the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interest and Non Statutory Interest as defined by the Members’ Code of Conduct in respect of:


a)  any business on the agenda

b)  any urgent additional items to be considered

c)  any matters arising out of those items

and if appropriate, withdraw from the meeting at the relevant time.


Appointment of Vice Chair of the Council

To appoint the Vice Chair of Council for the 2021/22 municipal year.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 450 KB

To approve the Minutes of the Council meeting held on 14th April 2021 and for the Chair to sign as a correct record.


Establishment of Committees and Proportionality pdf icon PDF 359 KB

Report of the Monitoring Officer and Solicitor to the Council.

Additional documents:

Motion to Adjourn Meeting

At this point in the meeting a motion without notice will be put to adjourn the meeting until 23rd June at 10am. If agreed the remainder of agenda items will be considered on that date when it is hoped that the meeting can be reconvened where all Members will have the opportunity to attend the meeting in person and consider the following reports:


Appointments to Committees

To consider appointments to established committees for the 2021/22 municipal year. TO FOLLOW


Appointments of Chairs and Vice Chairs

To decide on the appointment of Committee Chairs and Vice-Chairs for the 2021/22 municipal year.  TO FOLLOW



Appointments to Outside Bodies

The document identifies those bodies to which the Council may appoint and the number of seats available on each body. TO FOLLOW



Review of the Council's Constitution

Report of the Joint Head of Corporate Governance and Monitoring Officer. TO FOLLOW



Scheme of Delegation

To approve the Scheme of Delegation as set out in the Review of the Constitution. TO FOLLOW


Operation of Urgency Rules and Thresholds for Key Decisions

In accordance with the Council Procedure Rules, the Annual Meeting is required to set thresholds for Key Decisions. The attached document sets out the existing arrangements for adoption. TO FOLLOW



Exclusion of the Public

To move:- 


That the public be excluded from the meeting during the discussion of the following items of business to avoid the disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, (as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006).  [The category of exempt information is stated below each item].



Councillor Dispensation

Report of the Monitoring Officer and Solicitor to the Council. TO FOLLOW


Senior Management Structure Review

Report of the Leader of the Council. TO FOLLOW


Chairman's Closing Remarks