Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER

Contact: Democratic Services Department 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor A Barry, Councillor R Braithwaite, Councillor S Jago, Councillor J Thomas and Councillor S Thomas.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct

 

Note:

 

(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and

 

(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave

Minutes:

No Declarations of Interest were made.

3.

Formal Election of the Mayor

This item to be deferred to the Full Council Meeting of Wednesday 14 June 2017.

Minutes:

Councillor D Jones entered the Meeting at 5.01 pm.

 

Resolved that:

 

This item be deferred to the Full Council Meeting of Wednesday 14 June 2017.

4.

Formal Election of the Deputy Mayor

This item to be deferred to the Full Council Meeting of Wednesday 14 June 2017.

 

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

This item be deferred to the Full Council Meeting of Wednesday 14 June 2017.

5.

Honorary Recorder of Merthyr Tydfil

This item to be deferred to the Full Council Meeting of Wednesday 14 June 2017.

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

This item be deferred to the Full Council Meeting of Wednesday 14 June 2017.

6.

Committee Structure 2017/2018 pdf icon PDF 184 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The Committee Structure and Titles be approved.

(b)  The appointment of Leader of the Council be deferred

(c)  The appointment of Members to Committees be deferred

7.

Representatives to Other Bodies 2017/2018 pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The appointment of Representatives to Other Bodies be deferred.

8.

Committee Cycle 2017/2018 pdf icon PDF 193 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Committee Cycle for the Municipal Year 2017/2018 be agreed.

9.

Scheme of Delegation pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The following be approved:

 

(a)  From 17 May until 14 June 2017 the Head of Paid Service (or if he is absent or otherwise unable to act the Deputy Chief Executive) to make a decision upon any matter which is a Council or Cabinet function for reasons of urgency or due process, in consultation with the Leader(s) of each Political Group, the Chief Officers (if any) responsible for the function in respect of which the decision is required, the Chief Finance Officer and the Monitoring Officer

(b)  From 17 May 2017 until the next Meeting of the Planning and Regulatory Committee, the Chief Officer (Neighbourhood Services) or the Head of Planning to make a decision upon any planning matter which is a Planning and Regulatory Committee function except where:

 

(i)            Officers recommend approval but there are two or more objections; or

(ii)          A Councillor requests the matter to be called in

 

10.

Mayors Farewell Address

To receive a Farewell Address from Margaret Davies.

Minutes:

The retiring Mayor Margaret Davies then addressed the Council giving details of her year as Mayor.

 

The Chief Executive then presented Margaret Davies the retiring Mayor with the Past Mayor’s Medallion and also presented Linda Jones the Mayor’s Consort with the Past Consort Pendant.

 

A bouquet of flowers was also presented to Margaret Davies the Outgoing Mayor.

11.

Appointment of Chair

To appoint a Chair for the Full Council Meeting on Wednesday 14 June 2017.

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

Councillor W R Smith be appointed as the Chair for the Full Council Meeting on Wednesday 14 June 2017.

12.

To deal with any other urgent business or correspondence

Minutes:

The Mayor advised that there was no other business deemed urgent.

13.

To receive Communications received by Her/His Worship the Mayor

Minutes:

No Communications were received.

 

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