Council - 25 May 2011

Date:
28 Jul 2011
Time:
7:00pm
Venue:
Council Chamber Daneshill House Danestrete Stevenage Herts SG1 1HN
Contact:
Jackie Cansick
Tel:
01438 242216
Email:
committees@stevenage.gov.uk
Members:
All 39 Councillors

Agenda

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PART I

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

2. MINUTES – WEDNESDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2011
To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Council  held on Wednesday 23 February 2011.
Minutes attached

3. APPOINTMENT OF MAYOR
To elect the Mayor for the Municipal Year 2011/12.

4. APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY MAYOR
To elect the Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2011/12.

5. BOROUGH COUNCIL ELECTIONS
To advise Council of the results of the Borough Council Elections held on  5 May 2011.
Report attached

6. APPOINTMENT OF LEADER
To elect the Leader to serve for a four year period 2011-2015 (subject to  the post-holder remaining a Member of the Council).

On appointment the Leader is required to appoint a Deputy Leader and  an Executive of between 2 and 9 councillors and allocate to them  specific areas of responsibility.  The Leader may also address other  Executive delegations.

7. CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES
To consider various issues concerning the Council's political  management structure and the Constitution for 2011/12.
Report attached
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F
Appendix G
Appendix H
Appendix I
Appendix J
Appendix K

Appendix L
Appendix M
Appendix N
Appendix O
Appendix P

8. APPOINTMENT OF LEADER AND DEPUTY LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION
To note the appointment of the Leader and Deputy Leader of the  Opposition for the Municipal Year 2011/12.

9. APPOINTMENT OF LEADERS AND DEPUTY LEADERS OF THE POLITICAL GROUPS ON THE COUNCIL
To note the appointment of the Leaders and Deputy Leaders of the  Political Groups on the Council for the Municipal Year 2011/12.

10. APPOINTMENT OF COMMITTEES/PANELS OF THE COUNCIL
To appoint Standing Committees and Panels of Stevenage Borough  Council for the Municipal Year 2011/12 in accordance with the  rules of  proportionality where appropriate and appoint to the positions of  Chair and Vice-Chair for each.
Report attached

11. APPOINTMENT OF JOINT PANEL WITH HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY  COUNCIL
To appoint the following Panel to be constituted jointly with Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) for the Municipal year 2011/12 (recommended Terms of Reference to be set out in the report at item 7 'Constitutional  Issues' – to follow);

  • Stevenage Highways Joint Member Panel -
    6 SBC Members (one from each Neighbourhood Action Team area).
    6 HCC Members (those representing the 6 HCC Divisions in Stevenage).

Report attached

12. APPOINTMENTS TO OUTSIDE BODIES
To appoint Council representatives Council onto various outside bodies  for the 2011/2012 Municipal Year.
Report attached

 

Published:
17 May 2011