Agenda

Council
Monday, 23rd May, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Offices. View directions

Contact: Frank Jeffrey, Head of Democratic Services  on 01483 743012 or email  frank.jeffrey@woking.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence.

2.

Mayor's Communications.

3.

Urgent Business.

To consider any business which the Chairman rules may be dealt with under Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

4.

Declarations of Interest. pdf icon PDF 48 KB

(i)         To receive declarations of interest from Members and Officers in respect of any item to be considered at the meeting.

(ii)        In accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor A Azad declares a non-pecuniary interest in any items concerning the companies of which she is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that speaking and voting are permissible.

(iii)      In accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor K M Davis declares a non-pecuniary interest in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that speaking and voting are permissible.

(iv)      In accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor C S Kemp declares a non-pecuniary interest in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that speaking and voting are permissible.

(v)       In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Chief Executive, Julie Fisher, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which she is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mrs Fisher may advise the Council on those items.

(vi)      In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Director of Legal and Democratic Services, Joanne McIntosh, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which she is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mrs McIntosh may advise the Council on those items.

(vii)     In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Strategic Director – Place, Giorgio Framalicco, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mr Framalicco may advise the Council on those items.

(viii)    In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Strategic Director – Communities, Louise Strongitharm, declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which she is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mrs Strongitharm may advise the Council on those items.

5.

Election of the Leader of the Executive ("Leader of the Council").

6.

Leader of the Council's Statement.

7.

Questions.

To deal with written questions submitted by Members under Standing Order 8.1.  Copies of the questions and of the draft replies (which are subject to amendment by the Leader of the Council) will be laid upon the table.

8.

Political Balance of the Council 2022-23 WBC22-016.

To receive a report on the Political Balance of the Council.  The report will be published shortly before the meeting.

9.

Selection Panel WBC22-019.

To receive the minutes of the Selection Panel held on Tuesday, 17 May 2022 and agree the recommendations contained therein.  The minutes will be published shortly before the meeting.

10.

Constitution of Committees 2022-23 WBC22-017.

To approve the membership of Committees for 2022/23. The report will be published shortly before the meeting.

11.

Appointments to Working Groups 2022-23 WBC22-018.

To consider the membership of Working Groups for 2022/23.  The report will be published shortly before the meeting.

12.

Appointments to Ad Hoc Bodies and Ex Officio Positions 2022-23 WBC22-020.

To consider the nominations to Ad Hoc Bodies and Ex-Officio Positions for 2022/23. The report will be published shortly before the meeting.

13.

Notices of Motion.

To deal with anymotions received in accordance with Standing Order 5.0.  Any motions received before the deadline has passed for the receipt of motions will be published shortly before the meeting.

Meetings of the Executive and Committees pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Under Standing Order 20.5, the first meetings of the Council’s Executive and Committees will be held immediately following the Council meeting on Monday, 23 May 2022.  Accordingly, a formal agenda for each Committee has been prepared.

1.       The Executive.

          In accordance with the Executive Procedure Rule 2.1, the Leader will preside at meetings of the Executive. The supporting documents will be published in due course.

2.       The Appeals Committee.

3.       The Licensing Committee.

          The supporting documents will be published in due course.

4.       The Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

          The supporting documents will be published in due course.

5.       The Planning Committee.

6.       The Standards and Audit Committee.

          The supporting documents will be published in due course.

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