Agenda and draft minutes

Joint Meeting of Committees - Wednesday, 18 May 2022 7.00pm

Venue: St George's Centre, Pembroke Road, Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4UH. View directions

Contact: Wayne Hemingway, Head of Democratic Services 

Items
No. Item

9.

Election of Chairman

Minutes:

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

10.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Mrs Diane Chambers, Rodney Chambers OBE, Khan, McDonald, Price and Andy Stamp.

 

Apologies for absence were also received from Clive Mailing and Lenny Williams (voting co-opted Members of the Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee).

11.

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.

12.

The appointment of Committee Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen

Minutes:

Background:

 

The report on the agenda for the Annual Meeting of Medway Council on 18 May 2022 set out the recommendations for the appointment of Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of Committees, excluding the Health and Wellbeing Board.

 

The Mayor, supported by Councillor Kemp, proposed the recommendations as set out in agenda item No.3 of the Joint Meeting of Committees, relating to the appointment of Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of Committees, excluding the Health and Wellbeing Board. 

 

Decision:

 

The Joint Meeting of Committees agreed the appointment of Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of Committees as set out in Appendix B of item 7 to the agenda for the Annual Meeting of Medway Council. 

13.

The establishment, allocation of seats to political groups and membership of Sub-Committees

Minutes:

Background:

 

The report on the agenda for the Annual Meeting of Medway Council on 18 May 2022 set out the recommendations for the establishment, their size, the allocation of seats to political groups and membership of Sub-Committees and their membership. This included the requirement to waive political balance in respect of Licensing Hearing Panels and Licensing 1982 Act Hearing Panels and the process for the selection of these Panels as indicated on page 21 of the agenda papers.

 

The Mayor, supported by Councillor Kemp, proposed the recommendations as set out in in agenda item No.4 of the Joint Meeting of Committees, relating to the establishment, allocation of seats to political groups and membership of Sub-Committees.

 

Decision:

 

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 and the allocation of seats to political groups, including the requirement to waive political balance in respect of Licensing Hearing Panels and Licensing 1982 Act Hearing Panels and the process for the selection of these Panels, as set out in Appendix B to the agenda for the Annual Meeting of Medway Council.