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Arrangements For Council Meetings

To agree a programme of meetings of the Council in 2016/17 and, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 10.2, the formula for the order in which Notices of Motion will be listed on the Council Summons.

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED: On the motion of Councillor Peter Rippon, seconded by Councillor David Baker, that:-

 

 

 

(a)      (i) ordinary meetings of Full Council in the Municipal Year 2016/17 be held in the Town Hall at 2.00 p.m. on the first Wednesday in every month except March, May and August (when no ordinary meeting will be held) and in June 2016 (when the meeting will be held instead on the second Wednesday in the month in order to avoid a clash with the Bank Holiday Monday that will be held in the first week of that month) and, accordingly, the meetings be held on the following dates:-

 

          8th June 2016; 6th July 2016; 7th September 2016; 5th October 2016; 2nd November 2016; 7th December 2016; 4th January 2017; 1st February 2017; and 5th April 2017; plus the provisional dates of 7th June 2017 and 5th July 2017 in the Municipal Year 2017/18;

 

          (ii) the special meeting of the Council for the purposes of approving a Revenue Budget and Capital Programme and setting the Council Tax for the Financial Year 2017/18 be held on Friday, 3rd March 2017 at 2.00 p.m. in the Town Hall; and

 

          (iii) the annual general meeting of the Council in 2017 be held on Wednesday, 17th May 2016 at 11.30 a.m. in the Town Hall; and

 

(b)      further to Council Procedure Rule 10.2, the formula for the order in which Notices of Motion shall be listed on the Council Summons in the Municipal Year 2016/17 shall be as follows:-

 

June 2016 -Labour/Labour/LibDem/Labour/Labour/LibDem/Green/UKIP, repeated

 

July - Labour/Labour/LibDem/Labour/Labour/LibDem/Green/UKIP, repeated

 

September-LibDem/Labour/Labour/LibDem/Labour/Labour/Green/UKIP, repeated

 

October - Green/Labour/Labour/LibDem/Labour/Labour/LibDem/UKIP, repeated

 

November -Labour/Labour/LibDem/Labour/Labour/LibDem/Green/UKIP, repeated

 

December -LibDem/Labour/Labour/LibDem/Labour/Labour/Green/UKIP, repeated

 

February 2017 - Labour/Labour/LibDem/Labour/Labour/LibDem/Green/UKIP, repeated

 

April - Labour/Labour/LibDem/Labour/Labour/LibDem/Green/UKIP, repeated