Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

2.

Declarations by Members under the Code of Conduct in respect of any items on the agenda

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 535 KB

To agree the minutes of the meeting of the Court of Common Council held on 4 March 2021.

 

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4.

Mayoral Visits

The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor to report on his recent engagements.

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5.

Policy Statement

To receive a statement from the Chair of the Policy and Resources Committee.

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6.

Appointment of Committees (White Paper) pdf icon PDF 889 KB

To appoint the Committees until the first meeting of the Court in April 2022 and to agree the terms of reference and constitution for each Committee.

 

(A list of the proposed appointments, terms of reference including proposed amendments, and constitutions has been separately circulated).

 

(Unless otherwise stated the requirement for certain Committees to have a Member with fewer than five or ten years’ service on the Court, at the time of their appointment, is fulfilled by the existing membership).

 

(Supporting statements in respect of the contested vacancies outlined below are set out immediately following the White Paper, at pages 79 to 88).

 

(Where vacancies are contested, ballot papers have been circulated electronically for completion by 12noon on Wednesday 14 April. The results of these indicative ballots will be made known to the Court and recommendations for appointment put for approval at the meeting accordingly).

 

Nominations received for vacancies of varying terms:-

 

Where appropriate:-

* denotes a Member standing for re-appointment;

# denotes a Member with fewer than five years’ service on the Court;

† denotes a Member whose primary residence is in the City;

^ denotes a Member who currently serves on the Committee in either an ex-officio capacity or as a representative of another Committee with appointment rights.

 

To consider the following appointments:

 

(A)          Policy and Resources Committee (five vacancies).

(Contest)

Nominations received:-

^Randall Keith Anderson

*Deputy Keith David Forbes Bottomley

*Simon D’Olier Duckworth, O.B.E., D.L.

*Sheriff Christopher Michael Hayward

Caroline Wilma Haines

*Sir Michael Snyder

James Richard Tumbridge

*Deputy Philip Woodhouse

 

(B)         Hospitality Working Party of the Policy and Resources Committee (one vacancy).

(No contest)

Nominations received:-

*Wendy Mead, O.B.E.

 

(C)         Members’ Privileges Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee (four vacancies).

(No contest)

Nominations received:-

*Simon D’Olier Duckworth, O.B.E., D.L.

*Deputy Edward Lord, O.B.E., J.P.

*Deputy Richard David

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Additional documents:

7.

Policy and Resources Committee pdf icon PDF 351 KB

To consider proposals in relation to the holding of meetings over the coming period.

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Additional documents:

8.

Establishment Committee

To consider reports of the Establishment Committee as follows:-

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8(A)

Election of Chamberlain and appointment of other Senior Officers pdf icon PDF 265 KB

(A)      Election of Chamberlain and appointment of other Senior Officers – To elect a Chamberlain and note the appointment of various other Senior Officers.

 

NB – During consideration of this item, the Court will be invited to exclude the public for a period to facilitate the candidate for Chamberlain appearing before it. Upon the candidate’s withdrawal from the Court, a ballot by Members will be held for the appointment. On completion of that, the public will be re-admitted and the decision of the Court made known.

For Decision

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8(B)

Recruitment Panels for Tier 1 and 2 positions pdf icon PDF 99 KB

(B) Recruitment Panels for Tier 1 and 2 positions – To consider proposals relating to the arrangements for recruiting Senior Officers.

For Decision

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Additional documents:

9.

Hospitality Working Party of the Policy and Resources Committee pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To consider applications for hospitality.

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10.

The Freedom of the City pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To consider a circulated list of applications for the Freedom of the City.

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11.

Resolutions on Retirements, Congratulatory Resolutions, Memorials.

12.

Petitions pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To receive a petition submitted by Mark Bostock pursuant to Standing Order No.20,

relative to the City Corporation’s planning processes.

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13.

Questions

14.

Motions

15.

Policy and Resources Committee

To note reports of the Policy and Resources Committee, as follows:-

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15(A)

Scheme of Delegations Amends pdf icon PDF 82 KB

(A)Amendments to the Scheme of Delegations - to note action taken under urgency procedures concerning minor amendments to the Scheme of Delegations, required as a result of the Target Operating Model.

For Information

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15(B)

Scheme of Change regarding Ward Committees pdf icon PDF 125 KB

(B)Ward Committee appointments - to note action taken under urgency procedures concerning an amendment to Standing Orders, facilitating Ward Committee service by Aldermen.

For Information

 

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15(C)

Report of Action Taken: Statues Working Group pdf icon PDF 119 KB

(C)Report of Action Taken: Statues Working Group – to note action taken under urgency procedures to allow the Working Group to report directly to the Court of Common Council.

For Information

 

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16.

Finance Committee pdf icon PDF 243 KB

To note action taken under urgency procedures to rectify an inconsistency within the City Fund budget approved on 4 March 2021.

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17.

Legislation pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To receive a report setting out measures introduced into Parliament which may have an effect on the services provided by the City Corporation.

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18.

Docquets for the Hospital Seal.

19.

Awards and Prizes

MOTION

20.

By the Chief Commoner

That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business below on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act, 1972.

 

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21.

Non-Public Minutes

To agree the non-public minutes of the meeting of the Court held on 4 March 2021.

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22.

Establishment Committee

To consider the confidential annex to the report at Item 8 and elect the Chamberlain.

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23.

Policy and Resources

To consider proposals relating to the Secure City Programme.

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24.

Property Investment Board

To note action taken under urgency procedures concerning the refurbishment of a Bridge House Estates property.

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