Agenda and decisions

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Apologies for absence

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Declarations of interest

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Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 249 KB

[To receive minutes of the meeting held on the 18 September 2019.]


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[To receive the Mayor’s announcements.]

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Annual Scrutiny Report pdf icon PDF 300 KB

[To consider the Annual Scrutiny Report. To Follow]

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That the Annual Scrutiny Report be received.


Senior Management Review - October 2019 pdf icon PDF 134 KB

[To approve changes to the Senior Management Structure.]

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1.    That the Head of Strategy post be redesignated and regraded to Director of

Strategy be approved.

2.    That the current Head of Strategy be assimilated into the role of Director of Strategy be approved.



Review of Polling Places and Districts pdf icon PDF 136 KB

[To approve changes to polling stations.]

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1.     That the designation of polling places and districts for 2020-2025 be approved with the following amendment:

‘That no change be made to the existing polling districts KHB and KLA in East Parkand their respective polling places of East Park Library and Neighbourhood Centre,Hurstbourne Crescent and All Saints Community Centre, All Saints Road.’

2. That authority be delegated to the Returning Officer, following consultation with the Leader of the Council and Leader of the Opposition, to designate such alternative polling stations or arrangements as may be required for operational reasons.

3. That it be noted, this review was separate to the work being carried out by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England, although these arrangements will have to be reviewed in the context of any changes the Commission may require in 2021.



Dispensation For Non-Attendance At Council Meetings pdf icon PDF 134 KB

[To approve dispensation to a councillor for non-attendance at council meetings.]

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That dispensation for Councillor John Rowley for non-attendance at meetings of

the Council until May 2020 as a consequence of ill health be approved.



Appointment of Director of Governance, Solicitor to the Council and Monitoring Officer pdf icon PDF 267 KB

[To approve the appointment of Director of Governance.]

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1.    That the recommendation of a Special Appointments Committee that David Pattison be appointed to the Director of Governance role, on the Council’s Senior Management terms and conditions be approved.

2.    That David Pattison in the role of Director of Governance be appointed as Solicitor to the Council and Monitoring Officer be approved.



Written Questions pdf icon PDF 261 KB

[That the Cabinet Member for City Economy respond to the question received.]

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That the response to the written question be noted.