Agenda and draft minutes

Joint Meeting of Committees
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 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

10.

Election of Chairman

Minutes:

The Worshipful the Mayor of Medway, Councillor Tejan, was elected to chair the meeting. 

11.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Mrs Diane Chambers, Rodney Chambers OBE, Stamp and Tranter.

 

Apologies for absence were received from Fay Cordingley and Clive Mailing (voting coopted Members of the Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee).  

 

12.

Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct.  Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 2.

Minutes:

Disclosable pecuniary interests

 

There were none.

 

Other significant interests (OSIs)

 

There were none.

 

Other interests

 

There were none.

13.

The appointment of Committee Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen as set out in Appendix B to item 8 on the Annual Meeting of Medway Council agenda

Minutes:

Discussion:

 

The report on the agenda for the Annual Meeting of Medway Council on 22 May 2019 set out the recommendations for the appointment of Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of Committees excluding the Health and Wellbeing Board.

 

The Mayor proposed the recommendations as set out in paragraph 6.2(i) of agenda item 8 (Establishment of Committees, Appointments and Schedule of Meetings 2019/2020) on the agenda for the Annual Meeting of Medway Council. 

 

Decision:

 

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

14.

The establishment, their size, the allocation of seats to political groups and membership of Sub-Committees, as set out in Appendix B to agenda item 8 on the Annual Meeting of Medway Council agenda

Minutes:

Discussion:

 

The report on the agenda for the Annual Meeting of Medway Council on 22 May 2019 set out the recommendations for the establishment, their size, the allocation of seats to political groups and membership of Sub-Committees and their membership.

 

The Mayor proposed the recommendations as set out in paragraph 6.2 (ii) and (iii) of agenda item 8 (Establishment of Committees, Appointments and Schedule of Meetings 2019/2020) on the agenda for the Annual Meeting of Medway Council.

 

Decision:

 

a)           The Joint Meeting of Committees agreed the establishment of Sub-Committees (with terms of reference as set out in the Council’s Constitution), their size, the allocation of seats to political groups and memberships as set out in paragraph 3.9 and Appendix B of item 8 of the agenda for the Annual Meeting of Medway Council.

 

b)           The Joint Meeting of Committees agreed that the requirement for political balance should be waived in respect of Licensing Hearing Panels and Licensing 1982 Act Hearing Panels and that the process for selection of the Chairman, Vice Chairman and Panel Members for these Panels should be as set out in Appendix B of item 8 of the agenda for the Annual Meeting of Medway Council.