Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber, Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford

Contact: Ian Cockill  Democratic Services Officer

Note: Please note that public admittance to the gallery for the Mayoral Installation is by invitation only with limited entry for the business part of the meeting (Items 4-12) 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Mayor and Chair of Council

To elect the Mayor who will be Chair of Council for the ensuing year and receive notification of the appointment of the Mayoress.

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2.

Appointment of Deputy Mayor and Vice-Chair of Council

To appoint the Deputy Mayor who will be Vice-Chair of Council for the ensuing year and receive notification of the appointment of his Deputy Mayoress.

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3.

Vote of Thanks

A vote of thanks to the retiring Mayor and Mayoress.

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4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 266 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on 20 March 2019, for signature by the Mayor as Chair of the Council.

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5.

Results of Elections of Councillors pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To receive a report of the Returning Officer on the results of the Poll held on 2 May 2019 for the respective wards of the Borough.

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6.

Leader of the Council and Membership of the Executive

To elect the Leader of the Council and note that the Leader will appoint the membership of the Cabinet and a Deputy Leader.

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7.

Shadow Executive

To note the membership of the Shadow Executive.

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8.

Council Committees

To receive a report on the Committees of the Council, their composition, membership and terms of reference for the 2019/20 Municipal Year.

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9.

Appointments to Outside and Independent Bodies

To receive a report on Council appointments to outside and independent bodies.

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10.

Timetable of Council and Committee Meetings

To approve a timetable of meetings for 2019/20.

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11.

Delegated Decisions and Urgent Action for Committees

To approve the following arrangements for dealing with delegated decisions and urgent action:

 

(a)    Delegated Decisions

 

That where, under the approved scheme of delegation, decisions may be taken by Officers in consultation with non-Executive Members then in the absence of any specific arrangements having been made, the Officer shall consult the appropriate Chair, Vice-Chair and Opposition Spokesperson.

 

(b)    Urgent Action

 

That, in situations which require emergency action the Chief Executive or the appropriate Officer, in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Committee concerned and the Opposition Spokesperson where appropriate (or their respective nominees), be authorised to deal from this date until the Annual Meeting of the Council in 2020, with any matters of urgency or any other matter that cannot conveniently be deferred to the next ordinary meeting of the Committee, subject to later report for information, to the Committee in question.

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12.

Delegation of Functions and Amendments to the Constitution

To receive a report of the Corporate Director of Governance and Community Strategy and Monitoring Officer.

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13.

Executive Decisions Taken Under Special Urgency (Regulation 11) Provisions

The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 provide that a report should be made periodically to Council on Executive Key Decisions which have been taken under the Special Urgency provisions set out in Regulation 11. Council is advised that since the previous Annual Council Meeting the following decision was taken under these provisions:

 

Children Families and Wellbeing All Age Travel Assistance Policy 2018-19 - decision taken by the Leader of the Council on 30 May 2018.

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14.

Greater Manchester Transport Committee - Role and Responsibilities

To receive a report of the Corporate Director of Governance and Community Strategy and Monitoring Officer.

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