Annual Meeting of Medway Council, Council - 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 


No. Item


Election of Mayor and Appointment of Deputy Mayor 2022/23


Appointment of Deputy Mayor 2022/23


Appointment of Mayor's Chaplain 2022/23


Apologies for absence


Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests pdf icon PDF 371 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 5.



Mayor's announcements


Establishment of Committees, Appointments and Schedule of Meetings 2022/2023 pdf icon PDF 218 KB

This report sets out the position regarding the overall allocation of seats on Committees. The Council is asked to approve the recommendations in paragraph 6.1 relating to Committees and other bodies to be appointed for 2022/2023 and a programme of meetings.


The Council is also asked to make recommendations to the Joint Meeting of Committees on 18 May 2022, immediately following the Annual Meeting of the Council, in respect of the appointment of Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of committees and the establishment and membership of sub-committees.

Additional documents:


Executive Responsibilities and Scheme of Delegations (Executive and Non Executive) pdf icon PDF 115 KB

This report advises the Council of the Members of the Cabinet for 2022/2023, as appointed by the Leader of the Council, and their portfolios, as set out in Appendix A (to follow).


It also sets out appointments and nominations made by the Leader to Executive outside bodies, as set out in Section F of Appendix C to Agenda item 7, and the delegation of executive functions to officers agreed by the Leader as set out in Appendix B, which also incorporates the scheme of officer delegations for matters which are not the responsibility of the Cabinet and have to be agreed by the Council.


Additional documents:


Vote of thanks to staff

At the conclusion of the Annual Meeting there will be a brief Joint

Meeting of Committees.


Joint Meeting of Committees (except Health and Wellbeing Board):




1.    Election of Chairman

2.    Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and other

significant interests

3.    To appoint Committee Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen as set

out in Appendix B to agenda item 7 on the Annual Meeting of

Medway Council agenda

4.    To agree the establishment, allocation of seats to political

groups and membership of Sub-Committees, as set out in

Appendix B to agenda item 7 on the Annual Meeting of

Medway Council agenda.