Agenda

Constitution and Standards Committee
Friday 7th July 2017 11.00 am

Venue: Luttrell Room - County Hall, Taunton. View directions

Contact: Neil Milne (Community Governance group) on tel (01823) 359045 or email:  ndmilne@somerset.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

* Public Guidance notes contained in agenda annexe * pdf icon PDF 53 KB

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

See section 5 of the Guidance Notes on page 4.

 

3.

Public Question Time

The Chairman will allow members of the public to present a petition on any matter within the Committee’s remit or ask questions or statements or a written question about any matter on the agenda for this meeting. See Section 3 of the Guidance Notes on page 4.

4.

Constitution and Standards Committee - Terms of Reference and Operating Arrangements pdf icon PDF 51 KB

To consider and note the attached report by the Monitoring Officer.

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5.

Appointment of Honorary Alderman pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To consider the attached report and recommendations from the Monitoring Officer proposing that the Council adopts a policy providing for the appointment of Honorary Aldermen. 

6.

Annual Review of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To consider the attached report and recommendations from the Monitoring Officer proposing amendments required to the Constitution following decisions of the Council and the Leader in May 2017.

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7.

Dates of future meetings

To consider and agree a programme of meeting dates for 2017/18.  Please note that the next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for Friday, 6th October 2017.