To receive a report of the Director of Legal and Governance and Monitoring Officer:
The Monitoring Officer submitted a report confirming the arrangements for the delegation of Council (non-Executive) and Executive functions and to obtain Council’s agreement to amend the Constitution of the Council to incorporate these arrangements and those others identified in the report deemed to be necessary.
(1) That Council notes that Executive functions not covered by the Officers’ Scheme of Delegation are delegated by the Leader of the Council as follows:
(a) functions are delegated to all individual Executive Members in accordance with the Executive Members’ Scheme of Delegation, set out at Appendix 1 to the report;
(b) all other functions are delegated to the Executive.
(2) That the Scheme of Delegation to Officers, as set out in Appendix 2 to the report, be approved.
(3) That the Director of Legal and Governance be authorised to amend the Constitution of the Council in accordance with and as a consequence of this report and other decisions made by Council at this Annual Meeting.
(4) That Council notes that further changes may be required to the Officer Scheme of Delegation during the year and that the Director of Legal and Governance be authorised to amend the Constitution following consultation with the Leader of the Council and Chief Executive.