Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

To elect a Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year

2.

To Appoint a Vice-Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year

3.

Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Chairman of the Council, the Leader, or the Chief Executive

4.

To appoint the Overview and Scrutiny Committee of the Council for the year (15 Members of the Council) pdf icon PDF 95 KB

(Note: 1.     The Overview and Scrutiny Committee has the functions set out in

                   Article 6 of the Council’s Constitution.

            2.    Neither Cabinet members nor the Chairman of the Council may be                              members of Overview and Scrutiny Committees.

            3.    Political balance is determined by reference to the political

                   balance on the Council as a whole.)

5.

Constitution of the Planning and Employment Committees

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 17 (1) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989, to approve arrangements for the Planning and Employment Committees to be constituted as set out in 8 and 9(b) below respectively rather than political balance.

6.

To appoint the Planning Committees of the Council for the year

To appoint the Planning Committees of the Council for the year, as follows:

 

(a)  Planning Committee (North)

 

All Ward Members for the area of the Committee, namely: Horsham (unparished area) and the parishes of Broadbridge Heath, Colgate, Itchingfield, Lower Beeding, North Horsham, Nuthurst, Rudgwick, Rusper, Shipley, Slinfold, Southwater and Warnham together with the Cabinet Member with responsibility for Planning and Development and the Chairman of the Planning Committee (South)

 

(b) Planning Committee (South) All Ward Members for the area of the Committee, namely: the parishes of Amberley, Ashington, Ashurst, Billingshurst, Bramber, Coldwaltham, Cowfold, Henfield, Parham, Pulborough, Shermanbury, Steyning, Storrington & Sullington, Thakeham, Upper Beeding, Washington, West Chiltington, West Grinstead, Wiston and Woodmancote together with the Cabinet Member with responsibility for Planning and Development and the Chairman of the Planning Committee (North).

7.

To appoint the Ordinary Committees of the Council for the year

To appoint the following ordinary Committees of the Council for the year:

 

(a)       Audit Committee (7 Members of the Council)

(b)       Employment Committee (3 Members of the Council (Chairman of the Council,         Leader of the Council and Leader of the Minority Group plus a substitute pool          of six additional Members (4 Conservative and 2 Liberal Democrat))

(c)        Governance Committee (9 Members of the Council (including the Chairman             of the Council, the Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and             one Member of the Cabinet))

(d)       Licensing Committee (15 Members of the Council)

(e)       Standards Committee (7 Members of the Council (including the Chairman of             the Council and one member of the Cabinet)

(Note: Plus two Parish Council Representatives nominated by the Horsham Association of Local Councils already appointed and two independent persons already co-opted)

(Note: Political balance on ordinary committees is calculated by reference to

the aggregate number of seats on all ordinary committees.)

8.

To appoint Members to the Henfield Commons Joint Committee

To appoint Members to the Henfield Commons Joint Committee (3

Members of the Council)

 

(Note: The two Members for the Henfield Ward and one Member from the

Bramber, Upper Beeding & Woodmancote Ward)

9.

To appoint Members to the Cabinet Members' Policy Development Advisory Groups

To appoint Members to the Cabinet Members' Policy Development Advisory Groups and agree their programme of meetings for the year.

10.

Ordinary meetings of the Council

(a)       To confirm the programme of ordinary meetings of the Council for the year, as follows:

 

Wednesday 1st  July 2020

Wednesday 2nd September 2020

Wednesday 14th October 2020

Wednesday 9th December 2020

Wednesday 10th February 2021

Wednesday 28th April 2021

Wednesday 19th May 2021 (Annual Meeting)

 

(b)       To agree the time of ordinary meetings of the Council for the year