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Agenda

Venue: Civic Centre, Trowbridge, St Stephen's Pl, Trowbridge BA14 8AH

Contact: Kieran Elliott  Email: kieran.elliott@wiltshire.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

PART I

Items to be considered while the meeting is open to the public

1.

Election of Chairman 2021/22

Nominations will be sought from those present at the meeting.

2.

Election of the Vice Chairman 2021/22

Nominations will be sought from those present at the meeting.

3.

Apologies

4.

Minutes of Previous Meeting

To approve as a correct record and sign the minutes of the last meeting of Council held on 23 February 2021.

Supporting documents:

5.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.

 

6.

Announcements by the Chairman

7.

Election Results

To receive and note the Returning Officer’s return in respect of the Council’s elections held on 6 May 2021.

8.

Public Participation

The Council welcomes contributions from members of the public, however, to ensure Covid-19 public health guidance is adhered to, physical attendance at this meeting will be limited. Please contact the officer named on this agenda no later than 4pm on 14th May if you wish to attend this meeting.

 

Where is it is not possible for you to attend due to reaching the capacity limit, alternative arrangements will be made which may include your question/statement being submitting in writing.

 

This meeting will be live streamed for all members of the public to watch online.

 

Statements

Members of the public who wish to submit a statement in relation to an item on this agenda should submit this electronically to the officer named on this agenda no later than 5pm on 14 May 2021. Up to three speakers are allowed for each item.

 

Each statement must:

 

·       State whom the statement is from (including if representing another person or organisation);

·       state points clearly, and;

·       be readable aloud in approximately 3 minutes.

 

Questions

Those wishing to ask questions are required to give notice of any such questions electronically to the officer named on the front of this agenda no later than 5pm on 11 May 2021 in order to be guaranteed of a written response. In order to receive a verbal response, questions must be submitted no later than 5pm on 13 May 2021.

 

Please contact the officer named on the front of this agenda for further advice. Questions may be asked without notice if the Chairman decides that the matter is urgent. Details of any questions received will be circulated to members prior to the meeting and made available at the meeting and on the Council’s website; they will be taken as read at the meeting

APPOINTMENTS

9.

Appointment of the Leader

To elect a Leader of the Council for the period 2021-25. Nominations will be sought from those present at the meeting.

 

The Leader will then advice Council on the membership of their Cabinet.

10.

Political Balance and Allocation of Councillors to Committee

10a)

Appointment of Committees and Review of Allocation of Seats on Committees to Political Groups

10b)

Appointment of Area Boards, Committees and the Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Authority

10c)

Appointment of Chairmen and Vice Chairman of Committees

PETITIONS

11.

Petitions Update

A report on petitions received since the last meeting of council.

Supporting documents:

BUDGET AND POLICY FRAMEWORK

No items have been received for this meeting.

COUNCILLORS' MOTIONS

No Notices of Motion have been received for this meeting.

OTHER ITEMS OF BUSINESS

12.

Designation of Statutory Posts

A report from the Director of HR & OD to follow.

13.

Urgent Executive Decisions taken by Cabinet

Supporting documents:

14.

Announcements from Cabinet and Committees

a) The Leader, Cabinet members and Chairmen of Committees will be invited to make any important announcements.

 

b) Councillors will be given the opportunity to raise questions to the Chairmen of Committees or to the Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Authority on the minutes of their meetings, available here.

 

c) Councillors will be given an opportunity to raise general issues relating to Area Boards but not specific local issues.

 

 

15.

Councillors' Questions

Councillors were required to give notice of any such question in writing to the officer names on the first page of this agenda no later than 5pm nine clear working days before the meeting – Tuesday 4 May 2021 in order to be guaranteed a written response.

 

Any question received after 5pm on 4 May 2021 and no later than 5pm four clear working days before the meeting, Tuesday 11 May 2021, may only receive a verbal response at the meeting. Any questions received after this date will be received at the next meeting.

 

Questions may be asked without notice if the Chairman determines the matter is urgent.

 

Details of any questions received will be circulated to Councillors prior to the meeting and made available at the meeting and on the Council’s website.

 

PART II

Items during consideration of which it is recommended that the public should be excluded because of the likelihood that exempt information would be disclosed.

 

None

 

 

 

Terence Herbert

Chief Executive

Wiltshire Council

Bythesea Road

Trowbridge

Wiltshire

 

 

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