Agenda

Constitution and Standards Committee
Friday 8th February 2019 12.00 pm

Venue: Quantock meeting room, Shire Hall training centre

Contact: Scott Wooldridge  01823 357628 or Email: swooldridge@somerset.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

* Public Guidance notes contained in agenda annexe * pdf icon PDF 51 KB

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

Details of all Members’ interests in District, Town and Parish Councils will be displayed in the meeting room. The Statutory Register of Member’s Interests can be inspected via the Community Governance team.

3.

Minutes from the previous meeting - to follow pdf icon PDF 75 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.

4.

Public Question Time

The Chairman will allow members of the public to present a petition on any matter within the Committee’s remit. Questions or statements about any matter on the agenda for this meeting will be taken at the time when each matter is considered.

5.

Changes to Contract Procedure Rules and Standing Orders pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To consider the report and recommendations from the Commercial and Procurement Team.

Additional documents:

6.

Changes to Financial Regulations pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To consider the report and recommendations from the Interim Director of Finance.

Additional documents:

7.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 42 KB

To consider the proposed work programme.

Additional documents:

7a

Local Government Ethical Standards pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider the recently published report from the Committee for Standards in Public Life

8.

Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.