Agenda

Annual Council - Reconvened Meeting, Council (SMDC) - Thursday, 26th May, 2022 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Moorlands House, Leek

Contact: Linden Vernon 01538 395613  Email: linden.vernon@staffsmoorlands.gov.uk

Media

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

Prayers will be offered prior to the commencement of the meeting.

1.

Apologies for absence, if any.

2.

Urgent items of business, if any (24 hours notice to be provided to the Chairman).

3.

Remarks by Retiring Chairman of the Council

4.

Election of Chairman of the Council

5.

Declaration of Acceptance of Office by the Chairman of the Council

6.

Vote of Thanks to Retiring Chairman

7.

Appointment of Vice-Chairman of the Council

8.

Declaration of Acceptance of Office by the Vice-Chairman of the Council

9.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 345 KB

10.

Declarations of interest

1.    Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

2.    Other Interests

11.

Notices of Motion in accordance with Procedure Rule No. 8, if any.

11.1

Removal of Leader of the Council - Cllr. J Aberley

“That the Full Council of Staffordshire Moorlands District Council removes the current leader of the council from post.”

 

11.2

Election of Leader of the Council - Cllr. J Aberley

Should the motion at item 11.1 be approved “That the Full Council of Staffordshire Moorlands District Council elects Paul Roberts, the Conservative Group Leader, as Leader of the Council.”

12.

If required, to receive the Leader's report on the appointment of Members to serve on the Cabinet and their respective portfolio responsibilities

13.

Chairman's or Leader's announcements and correspondence, if any.

14.

Receipt of petitions, if any.

15.

To consider and debate any recommendations from the Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny Panels and Committees, if any.

15.1

Standards Committee - Annual Report pdf icon PDF 257 KB

Recommendation

 

That the Council notes the report.

Additional documents:

15.2

Licensing and Regulatory Committee - Review of Gambling Policy pdf icon PDF 245 KB

Recommendation

 

That the Council approves the revised Statement of Principles 2022 – 2025.

Additional documents:

16.

Recommendations from meetings in the interim period prior to the Council Meeting, if any.

16.1

Scrutiny Review pdf icon PDF 301 KB

17.

To review the political balance and receive the allocation of seats on Overview and Scrutiny Panels and Committees/Boards from Group Leaders (to be tabled at the meeting)

18.

Election of Chairs and Vice-Chairs of Overview and Scrutiny Panels and Chairs and Vice-Chairs of Committees/Boards

19.

To confirm the appointment of Officers to the Local Plan Steering Group as follows: Executive Director (Place), Head of Development Services, Principal Planning Officer.

20.

To make appointments to Outside Bodies for 2022/2023 pdf icon PDF 137 KB

21.

To approve the Calendar of Meetings 2022/2023 pdf icon PDF 24 KB

22.

To answer questions asked under Procedure Rule No. 10, if any.

(At least two clear days notice required, in writing, to the Proper Officer in accordance with Procedure Rule 11.3.)

 

23.

Exclusion of the Press and Public:

The Chairman to move:-

 

“That, pursuant to Section 100A(2) and (4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings whereby it is likely that confidential information as defined in Section 100A (3) of the Act would be disclosed to the public in breach of the obligation of confidence or exempt information as defined in Section 100 I (1) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act would be disclosed to the public by virtue of the Paragraphs indicated.”

 

24.

To consider and debate any recommendations from the Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny Panels and Committees, if any.

25.

To answer questions asked under Procedure Rule No. 10, if any.

At least two clear days notice required, in writing, to the Proper Officer in accordance with Procedure Rule 11.3.)