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Agenda

Annual Council / Mayor Making - Wednesday, 19th May, 2021 11.00 am

Venue: Hurstwood Room, Public Service Plaza, Civic Centre Road, Havant, Hampshire PO9 2AX

Contact: James Harris  Democratic Services Officer

Link: Watch_the_Meeting

Items
No. Item

1.

To Elect a Member of the Council to be Mayor of the Borough

To elect a Member of the Council to be Mayor of the Borough. The newly elected Mayor will make a declaration of acceptance of office, take the chair and be free to address the Council.

2.

Vote of Thanks to Last Year's Mayor

3.

Reply by Retiring Mayor

4.

Appointment of Deputy Mayor

To appoint a Member of the Council to be Deputy Mayor, who will then make a declaration of acceptance of office.

5.

Discharges and Appointments of Trustees

To make discharges and appointments of Trustees of the Mayor of the Borough of Havant Appeal fund Charitable Trust following the election of Mayor.

6.

Apologies for Absence

To receive and record any apologies for absence.

7.

Declarations of Interests

To receive and record any declarations of interest.

8.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 344 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 24 February 2021 be taken as read and signed as a true record.

9.

Appointment of Leader

To elect a Leader of the Council in accordance with Part 2 of the Council’s Constitution.

10.

Committee Appointments

Recommended that the Council:

 

(i)                Notes the appointments made to the Cabinet by the Leader of the Council as set out in Part A of Appendix B (to be circulated under separate cover);

 

(ii)               Receives notification from the Leader of the Council that unless and until the Leader of the Council otherwise directs, the Cabinet, being the body which will undertake the relevant functions and powers set out in the Constitution of Havant Borough Council, will undertake all those functions and powers by acting together, save that, where Cabinet functions have been delegated to individual members of the Cabinet in accordance with the Scheme of Delegations to Cabinet Leads set out in the Constitution and/or to officers in accordance with the Scheme of Delegations to Officers, those delegations will continue to have effect.

 

(iii)              Reviews the representation of the different political groups on each of the Committee, Boards and Panels set out in Appendix A (to be circulated under separate cover) and determines:

 

(a)        the allocation of seats on each of those bodies to each of the political groups into which the Council is divided and

(b)        the membership of those bodies in accordance with the wishes of those groups; and

 

(iv)      Approves:

 

1          the appointment of Councillors to those Committees, Boards and panels

3          the appointment of Chairs and Vice-Chairs (as appropriate) to those Committees, Boards and Panels all as set out in Parts B and C of Appendix B;

4          All appointments at (iv)(1) to (3) to remain in place until the next Annual meeting of the Council;

 

(v)      Approves the sundry appointments set out in Part D of Appendix A, all such appointments to remain in place until the next Annual meeting of the Council.

11.

Cabinet & Committee Recommendations pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To consider the following recommendation to Council:

 

(A) PAY POLICY STATEMENT 2021

 

To consider the following recommendation arising from the meeting of Joint Human Resources Committee held on 23 March 2021.

 

RECOMMENDED to full Council that the Pay Policy Statement for 2021/22 for Havant Borough Council be approved.

Additional documents:

12.

Motions Received under Procedural Order 14.1

The below motion, signed by Cllr Milne and Cllr Lloyd, has been submitted in accordance with Standing Order 14:

 

This Council resolves:

 

1          to require all public firework displays within the local authority boundaries to be advertised in advance of the event, allowing residents to take precautions for their animals and vulnerable people;

2          to actively promote a public awareness campaign about the impact of fireworks on animal welfare and vulnerable people – including the precautions that can be taken to mitigate risks:

3          to write to the UK Government urging them to introduce legislation to limit the maximum noise level of fireworks to 90dB for those sold to the public for private displays to encourage local suppliers of fireworks to stock ‘quieter’ fireworks for public display.