Agenda and minutes

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 39 KB

To agree the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 12 February 2019, as a correct record.



Resolved:  That the minutes of the meeting of the Governance Committee held on the 12 February 2019 be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.



Declarations of Interest

Any interest not already registered


No additional declarations of interest were made.


Actions from the previous meeting


There were none.


The Chairman of the Council pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Additional documents:


Members considered a report recommending a working group be set up to consider defining the roles of the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Council.  Members noted that any proposals for higher levels of expenditure would need to be budgeted as a growth item.


The Committee was addressed by the Vice Chairman of the Council who made several suggestions on how the role of the Chairman might be changed. The Chairman of Governance agreed to pass her ideas to the Working Group.


Resolved:  That


a)     a Member working group be established to consist of the following four Committee Members: Cllrs Bayley, Eyre, Harrison and Pearsall, with the purpose of defining the roles of the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Council (other than as relates to the chairing of Council meetings); and


b)   a report on the work of the Member working group and any recommendations be brought to a future meeting of the Governance Committee for consideration, such report to include a clear indication of proposed growth.


Work Plan pdf icon PDF 30 KB


The work plan was noted.


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