ANNUAL MEETING OF COUNCIL

24th may 2017

 

PROTOCOL FOR THE NOMINATION OF CHAIR OF COUNCIL

for the period up to 2022/23

RECOMMENDATIONS / KEY DECISIONS REQUIRED:

 

To consider and agree  a protocol for the nomination of Chair of Council for the period 2017/18 to 2022/23

 

If Council resolves to apply a similar Protocol to the previous one, nominations would be made as follows:

 

2017/18  INDEPENDENT  (as agreed at Council on the 1st June 2012)

2018/19  PLAID CYMRU

2019/20  LABOUR

2020/21  INDEPENDENT

2021/22  PLAID CYMRU

2022/23  LABOUR

 

 

 

REASONS:

 

The previous Council adopted a protocol for the nomination of Chair of Council up until the 2017/18 municipal year.  Having a Protocol in place assists with the preparations for the Council’s Annual Meeting each year, with nominations being agreed by the Council at its April meeting (other than in a year of County Council elections).

 

Relevant Scrutiny Committee consulted      N/A

Exec Board Decision Required                     NO

Council Decision Required                           YES

 

Directorate

 

Name of Head of Service:

Linda Rees Jones

 

Report Author:

Gaynor Morgan

Chief Executive’s

 

Designations:

Head of Administration & Law

 

Democratic Services Manager

Tel Nos.

01267 224012  LRJ

01267 224026  GM

E Mail Addresses:

Lrjones@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

gmorgan@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

 


 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

COUNCIL

24th may 2017

 

 

PROTOCOL FOR THE NOMINATION OF CHAIR OF COUNCIL

for the period 2017/18 to 2022/23

 

 

The previous Council adopted a protocol for the nomination of Chair of Council and it is recommended that this Council adopts a protocol as this will assist preparations for the Council’s Annual Meeting each year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DETAILED REPORT ATTACHED ?

YES

 


IMPLICATIONS

 

 

I confirm that other than those implications which have been agreed with the appropriate Directors / Heads of Service and are referred to in detail below, there are no other implications associated with this report :

 

Signed:  Linda Rees Jones   Head of  Administration & Law                         

 

Policy, Crime & Disorder and Equalities

 

Legal

Finance

ICT

Risk Management Issues

Staffing Implications

Physical Assets 

 NONE

 

NONE

 

NONE

 

NONE

 

NONE

 

NONE

 

NONE

 

 

CONSULTATIONS

 

 

I confirm that the appropriate consultations have taken in place and the outcomes are as detailed below

 

Signed:  Linda Rees Jones   Head of  Administration & Law                         

 

1. Scrutiny Committee

Not applicable

2.Local Member(s) 

Not applicable

3.Community / Town Council

Not applicable

4.Relevant Partners 

Not applicable

5.Staff Side Representatives and other Organisations 

Not applicable

 

Section 100D Local Government Act, 1972 – Access to Information

List of Background Papers used in the preparation of this report:

 

 

Title of Document

 

File Ref No.

Locations that the papers are available for public inspection

Minutes Council meeting 01/06/2012

 

http://online.carmarthenshire.gov.uk/agendas/eng/COCO20120601/index.asp