Agenda

Annual Meeting of the Council, Council
Tuesday 18th May, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Town Hall, Bootle

Contact: Ruth Harrison  Democratic Services Manager

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are requested at a meeting where a disclosable pecuniary interest or personal interest arises, which is not already included in their Register of Members' Interests, todeclare any interests that relate to an item on the agenda.

 

Where a Member discloses a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, he/she must withdraw from the meeting room, including from the public gallery, during the whole consideration of any item of business in which he/she has an interest, except where he/she is permitted to remain as a result of a grant of a dispensation.

 

Where a Member discloses a personal interest he/she must seek advice from the Monitoring Officer or staff member representing the Monitoring Officer to determine whether the Member should withdraw from the meeting room, including from the public gallery, during the whole consideration of any item of business in which he/she has an interest or whether the Member can remain in the meeting or remain in the meeting and vote on the relevant decision.

 

3.

Election of Mayor for 2021/22

4.

Election of Deputy Chair for 2021/22

5.

Vote of Thanks for Retiring Mayor

6.

Adjournment of Meeting

The Council will be requested to adjourn the Annual Council Meeting at this point in the proceedings and reconvene on Thursday 20 May 2021 at 6.30pm at the Golden Miller Suite, Aintree Jockey Club.  A separate agenda for the Adjourned Annual Council Meeting will be circulated to Members of the Council.

 

The items to be considered at the Adjourned Annual Council Meeting are listed below for information only.

7.

Apologies for Absence

8.

Declarations of Interest

9.

Minutes

Minutes of the Meeting held on 22 April 2021.

10.

Mayor's Communications

11.

Election Results - 6 May 2021

To receive and note the report of the Chief Executive and Returning Officer on the results of the Council Elections held on 6 May 2021.

12.

Leader of the Council

The Council is requested to note that Councillor Maher was appointed as the Leader of the Council by the Council on 16 May 2019 for a four year term or until such time as the term of office expires.

 

13.

Cabinet and Deputy Leader of the Council

Report of the Leader of the Council.

14.

Appointment of Committees and Sub-Committees 2021/22

Report of the Executive Director for Corporate Resources and Customer Services to be circulated prior to the meeting.

15.

Appointment of Representatives on Merseyside Joint Authorities 2021/22

Details of the proposed representation on the Merseyside Joint Authority bodies for 2021/22 will be circulated prior to the meeting.

 

16.

Amendments to the Constitution – Highways; and Counter Terrorism and Security Act

Report of the Executive Director of Corporate Resources and Customer Services.

 

17.

Audit and Governance Terms of Reference

Report of the Executive Director of Corporate Resources and Customer Services

 

18.

Members' Code of Conduct

Report of the Executive Director of Corporate Resources and Customer Services

 

19.

Proposed Changes to the Constitution in relation to Planning Committee

Report of the Executive Director of Corporate Resources and Customer Services.

 

20.

Revisions to the Employee Code of Conduct

Report of the Executive Director of Corporate Resources and Customer Services.

 

21.

Green Homes Grant (GHG) Local Authority Delivery (LAD) Round 2 Scheme

Report of the Executive Director of Corporate Resources and Customer Services.

 

22.

Dates of Council Meetings 2021/22

To note that the Council meetings scheduled to be held during the Municipal Year 2021/22 are as follows:

 

·       15 July 2021

·       16 September 2021

·       18 November 2021

·       20 January 2022

·       3 March 2022 (Budget Meeting)

·       21 April 2022