Agenda and minutes

Joint Meeting of Committees
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 7.00pm

Venue: St George's Centre, Pembroke Road, Chatham Maritime, Chatham, Kent ME4 4UH

Contact: Julie Keith, Head of Democratic Services 

Items
No. Item

9.

Election of Chairman

Minutes:

The Worshipful the Mayor (Councillor Hewett) was elected to chair the meeting. 

10.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Chishti and Jarrett.

 

Apologies for absence were received from the following Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee co-opted voting Members: Samantha Collins, Jim Grogan and Alex Tear.

 

An apology for absence was received from the following Standards Committee Independent Member: Charles Thompson.

11.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

There were none.  

12.

Appointment of Committee Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen

Minutes:

Discussion:

 

The report on the agenda for the Annual Council Meeting set out the recommendations for the appointment of Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of Committees. 

 

The Mayor proposed the recommendations as set out in paragraph 7.2 (i) of Item 8 on the Annual Council Meeting agenda.

 

Decision:

 

The Joint Meeting of Committees agreed the appointment of Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of Committees as set out in Appendix A of item 8 of the Annual Council Meeting agenda.

13.

Establishment and Membership of Sub-Committees and Task Groups

Minutes:

Discussion:

 

The report on the agenda for the Annual Council Meeting set out the recommendations for the establishment of Sub-Committees and Task Groups and their membership.

 

The Mayor proposed the recommendation as set out in paragraph 7.2(ii) of item 8 on the Annual Council Meeting agenda, which included a recommendation to the Licensing and Safety Committee to waive the political balance requirement in relation to the Licensing Hearing Panel and Licensing 1982 Act Hearing Panel.

 

Decision:

 

The Joint Meeting of Committees agreed that Sub-Committees (with terms of reference as set out in the Council’s constitution) and Task Groups be established, with their size, allocation of seats to political groups and memberships as set out in Appendix A of item 8 of the Annual Council Meeting agenda.