Agenda and draft minutes

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Contact: Tim Row - Principal Committee Officer 


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Apologies for Absence

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Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Courtenay (substitute: Councillor Folkard).


Declarations of Interest

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No interests were declared at the meeting.


Minutes of the Meeting held on Monday, 27 November 2023 pdf icon PDF 65 KB

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That the Minutes of the Meeting held on Monday 27th November 2023 be confirmed as a correct record and signed.


Standing order - Changes to Council meeting procedures pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Report of Executive Director (Strategy and Change)

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The Committee received a report of the Executive Director (Strategy & Change) presenting proposed changes to the Council’s Procedure Rules (Standing Orders) rules to make the meetings more effective. A copy of the proposed changes were attached as appendices to the submitted report.




1. That Council be recommended to adopt the proposed changes to the Council Procedure Rules as set out in Appendix A to the submitted report.


2. That separate procedure rules for Committees, Overview and Scrutiny and Working Parties as set out in Appendices B, C & D, be approved.


3. That the minor revisions to the Contract Procedure Rules & Finance Procedure Rules as outlined in the submitted to make clear the procedures for key decisions relating to contracts, be approved.


4. That the Monitoring Officer be authorised to make minor revisions to the Constitution in response to any organisational changes.


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