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The Council - 13 September 2010

A meeting of the Council held in the Council Chamber, Campus West, Welwyn Garden City, Herts at 19:30 on 13 September 2010.

NumberItem
01APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive apologies for absence, if any.
 
02MINUTES

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the special Council meeting held on 18 August 2010 (previously circulated).
 
03PETITIONS

The Mayor will receive petitions (limited to the first three petitions presented).
04QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC

A period of thirty minutes will be made available for questions to be put by members of the public to Members of the Cabinet on matters for which the Council has a responsibility or which affect the Borough.
05DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS BY MEMBERS

To note declarations of Members' personal interests and Members' personal and prejudicial interests in respect of items on this Agenda.
06ANNOUNCEMENTS

To receive any announcements from the Mayor, Leader of the Council, Members of the Cabinet or the Head of Paid Service.
 
07QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS

For a period of up to thirty minutes, a Member of the Council who has given prior notice in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 45 may ask (a) the Mayor (b) the Leader of the Council or (c) a Member of the Cabinet a question on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties or which affects the Borough.

Details of questions received in accordance with Procedure Rule 45 will be tabled at the meeting. A Member asking a question under Rule 44 may ask without giving notice one supplementary question of the Member to whom the first question was asked. The supplementary question must arise directly out of the reply.
 
08MATTERS ARISING FROM CABINET

To consider a recommendation from the meeting of the Cabinet on 3 August 2010 (attached).
 
(a)Capital Expenditure - Prudential Indicators - Authorised Limit for External Debt
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09ADOPTION OF NEW EXECUTIVE ARRANGEMENTS

Report of the Chief Executive on changes to the Council's executive arrangements.
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10MEMBER DEVELOPMENT GROUP

To appoint a Member Development Group comprising four Members (ratio 2:1:1) (Councillors M.Perkins (C), T.Skottowe, F.Thomson and K.Thorpe) to be responsible for member induction and development.

This will formalise current arrangements and is a requirement for the Council to be awarded Charter Status for its member development in early 2011 following its external assessment on 19 August 2010.
 
11SCHOOL GOVERNOR APPOINTMENT

Southfield School in Travellers Lane, Hatfield has invited the Council to appoint a representative to serve on the School Governing Body.

This is a new addition to the list of appointments to School Governing Bodies made at the Annual Council Meeting.
 
12NOTICE OF MOTIONS UNDER PROCEDURE RULE 49

To consider notices of motions submitted under Procedure Rule 49 in such order as the Mayor shall direct. Details of motions received by the deadline of 12 noon on 6 September 2010 (will be circulated separately).
13URGENT MATTERS

To consider any matters of urgency subject to the agreement of the Mayor in accordance with Procedure Rule 13(r).
 

Note: Exempt papers are available to authorised persons only

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