Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

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2.

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

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3.

Minutes

To agree the minutes of the meeting of the Court of Common Council held on 13 October 2022, and 17 November 2022.

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3a

13 October 2022 pdf icon PDF 416 KB

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3b

17 November 2022 pdf icon PDF 130 KB

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4.

Mayoral Engagements

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 Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee.

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6.

Policy and Resources Committee

In accordance with Standing Order No. 63(1), your Policy and Resources Committee hereby submits a candidate for election to the Office of City Remembrancer.

Details of the candidate are set out in the confidential report at Item 23.

 

MOTION - To exclude the public.

 

The candidate will appear before the Court of Common Council and will be asked to provide a short presentation to Members. 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 can be made known. A non-public report has been printed and circulated for consideration by Members only (see: Item 23).

 

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7.

Civic Affairs Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To consider recommendations concerning the provision of hospitality.

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8.

Finance Committee

To consider reports of the Finance Committee as follows:

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8a

Finance Committee - Corporate Cleaning Services pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To consider an extension to the corporate cleaning services agreement.

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8b

Finance Committee - Revisions to Procurement Code pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To consider revisions to the Procurement Code.

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Additional documents:

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9.

Finance Committee; Bridge House Estates Board pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To consider amendments to the Treasury Management Strategy.

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10.

Appointments

To consider the following appointments:

 

* Denotes a Member standing for re-appointment by the Court of Common Council.

 

 

(A)           One Member on the Board of Governors of the City of London School for Girls for the balance of a term expiring in July 2023.

(No Contest)

Nominations received:-

Jaspreet Hodgson

 

(B)       One Member on the Markets Board for the balance of a term expiring in April 2024.

(No Contest)

Nominations received:-

Hugh Selka

 

(C)       One Member on the Open Spaces and City Gardens Committee and West Ham Park Committee for the remainder of a four-year term expiring in April 2024.

(Contest)

Nominations received:-

James Bromiley-Davis

Alpa Raja

 

(D)       One Member on the Freedom Applications Sub (Policy & Resources) Committee for the balance of a term expiring in April 2023.

(Contest)

Nominations received:-

Anthony Fitzpatrick

David Sales

 

(E)       Four Members on the Member Learning & Development Steering Group for the remainder of the 2022/23 civic year

(No Contest)

Nominations received:-

David Sales

Ruby Sayed

 

 

OUTSIDE BODIES

 

(F)      Two Members on the Board of Governors of the Museum of London, for a four-year term expiring in December 2026. 

            (No Contest)

Nominations received:-

* Deputy Mark Bostock

* Judith Pleasance

 

(G)      One Member on the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Council for a four-year term expiring in December 2026.

(Contest)

Nominations received:-

Alpa Raja

Paul Singh

 

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11.

The Freedom of the City pdf icon PDF 139 KB

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

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12.

Vote of Thanks to the Late Lord Mayor pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To pass the Vote of Thanks, read informally at the October meeting of the Court, to the

late Lord Mayor.

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13.

Motions

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13a

(A) By Deputy Ann Holmes

“That the Resolution of Thanks to the late Lord Mayor, passed by Common Hall on 29 September last, be presented in a form agreeable to him?”

For Decision

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13b

(B) By Deputy Henry Pollard

“That the Resolution of Thanks to Alison Jane Gowman, Alderman and Glover and Nicholas Stephen Leland Lyons, Alderman and Merchant Taylor, the late Sheriffs of the City, passed by Common Hall on 29 September last, be presented in a form agreeable to them?”

For Decision

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13c

(C) By Alderman Ian David Luder pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To consider a Motion, submitted by Alderman Ian David Luder, concerning arrangements for a Division at meetings of this Honourable Court.

 

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13d

(D) By Steve Goodman pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To consider a Motion, submitted by Steve Goodman, in relation to prospective support for children at City Schools and Academies who might be living in poverty.

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14.

Questions

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15.

Barbican Centre Board pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To note action taken under urgency procedures in responding to proposals from the Barbican Centre Trust in relation to its Articles of Association.

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16.

Legislation pdf icon PDF 107 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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17.

Ballot Results

The Town Clerk to report the outcome of the ballot taken at the October Court:

Where appropriate:-

 *   denotes a Member standing for re-appointment;

¬ denotes appointed.

 

(A)      One Members to the Barbican Centre Board.

 

 

Votes

Alpa Raja

48¬

Anett Rideg

39

 

 

 

 

 

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18.

Resolutions on Retirements, Congratulatory Resolutions, Memorials.

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19.

Docquets for the Hospital Seal.

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20.

Awards and Prizes

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21.

By the Chief Commoner

That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business which relates to functions of the Court of Common Council which are not subject to the provisions of Part VA and Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

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22.

Non-Public Minutes

To agree the non-public minutes of the meeting of the Court held on 13 October 2022, and 17 November 2022.

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22a

13 October 2022

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22b

17 November 2022

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23.

Policy and Resources

To consider the election of a City Remembrancer.

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24.

Civic Affairs Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee

To consider a matter pertaining to the Member’s Code of Conduct.

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25.

Finance Committee

To consider reports of the Finance Committee as follows:

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25a

Central London Work

To consider an extension to the Central London Work and Health Programme Contract.

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25b

Integrated Facilities

To consider contracts under the Integrated Facilities Management framework.

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25c

Managed Service

To consider the Managed Service Temporary Agency Resource contract.

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25d

Minor Works

To consider the Minor Works Measured Term Contract.

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26.

Corporate Services Committee

To note action taken regarding the recruitment of a Chief Operating Officer at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

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27.

Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Analysis Service Committee; City of London Police Authority Board

To note action taken under urgency procedures concerning the procurement of a fraud and cyber crime reporting analysis service.

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28.

Property Investment Board

To note action taken under urgency procedures concerning the purchase of the Hanover Trading Estate.

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