Agenda

Annual Council Meeting, Full Council - Wednesday 18th May 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber & Blue Room, Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, BN17 5LF. View directions

Contact: Jane Fulton 

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Retiring Chair's Announcements

To receive such announcements as the retiring Chair may desire to lay before the council.

3.

Appointment of Chair of the Council

In accordance with Part 3 of the Constitution, to appoint Councillor Samantha-Jayne Staniforth as Chair of the Council for the ensuing year.

 

The newly elected Chair will then make and subscribe the statutory declaration of acceptance of office.

4.

Vote of Thanks to Retiring Chair

To propose a vote of thanks to Councillor Jim Brooks for the services rendered by him as Chair of the Council during the last year.

5.

Appointment of Vice-Chair of the Council and Chair Elect

In accordance with Part 3 of the Constitution, to appoint Councillor Alison Cooper as Vice-Chair of the Council for the ensuing year and Chair Elect of the Council for 2023/24.

 

The newly elected Vice-Chair will then make and subscribe the statutory declaration of acceptance of office.

6.

Minutes

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on 11 May 2022 (which will need to be circulated separately).

7.

Declarations of interest

Members and Officers are invited to make any declarations of pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interests that they may have in relation to items on this agenda, and are reminded that they should re-declare their interest before consideration of the item or as soon as the interest becomes apparent.

 

Members and Officers should make their declaration by stating:

 

a)  the item they have the interest in

b)  whether it is a pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interest

c)  the nature of the interest

d) if it is a pecuniary or prejudicial interest, whether they will be exercising their right to speak under Question Time

8.

New Chair's Announcements

To receive such announcements as the Chair may desire to lay before the Council.

9.

Urgent Matters

To deal with business not otherwise specified in the Council summons which, in the opinion of the Chairman of the Council (in consultation with the Chief Executive), is business of such urgency as to require immediate attention by the Council.

10.

Appointment of the Leader and Deputy Leader of the Council

To appoint the Leader and Deputy Leader of the Council in accordance with Article 6 (1) and (2) of the Constitution.

11.

Appointment to Committees pdf icon PDF 228 KB

To agree the membership of the Council’s Committees, Service Committees, Regulatory Committees, Working Parties and Panels, including the appointment of the Chair and Vice-Chair and any named substitutes.  (This report will be circulated separately).

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12.

Representation on Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 314 KB

To appoint the Council’s representatives on Outside bodies in line with Council Procedure Rule 30.1 [Nominations to Outside Bodies].  (This report will be circulated separately).

Additional documents:

13.

Appointment of Councillor Directors of any Council Owned Properties

There are no appointments to report.

14.

Appointment of Other Group Leaders pdf icon PDF 177 KB

To note the appointment of other Group Leaders. (This report will be circulated separately).