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Agenda Item No

 

The Vale of Glamorgan Council

 

Cabinet Meeting: 10 February, 2014

 

Report of the Leader

 

Timetable of Meetings: May 2014 - May 2015

 

Purpose of the Report

1.         To consider a draft timetable of meetings for the period May 2014 - May 2015.

Recommendation

That the timetable of meetings for May 2014 - May 2015, as set out in Appendix A be approved, subject to any future changes in arrangements for meetings deemed appropriate by the Mayor of the Council or the relevant Committee Chairman.

Reason for the Recommendation

To approve / publish a calendar of meetings for the 2014/15 municipal year.

 

Background

2.         The current timetable of meetings expires with the Annual Meeting on 14th May, 2014.  Members are required, therefore, to consider a draft timetable for the ensuing municipal year.

Relevant Issues and Options

3.         In most respects, the draft timetable reflects current arrangements.  As in previous years, various recesses have been incorporated during August, October and at Christmas and Easter.  As a result of the recesses, and given that officers have been asked to avoid arranging certain committee meetings during school holidays, on occasions, cycles will vary and / or more than one meeting will occur on the same day.  Arrangements for meetings of the Welsh Church Act Estate and Trust Committees will be dealt with separately.

Resource Implications (Financial and Employment)

4.         There are no direct implications as a result of the report.

Sustainability and Climate Change Implications

5.         There are no direct implications as a result of the report.

Legal Implications (to Include Human Rights Implications)

6.         None.

Crime and Disorder Implications

7.         None.

Equal Opportunities Implications (to include Welsh Language issues)

8.         None.

Corporate/Service Objectives

9.         The preparation of a draft calendar of meetings is an internal issue.

Policy Framework and Budget

10.      This is a matter for Executive decision.

Consultation (including Ward Member Consultation)

11.      No consultation with Ward Members is required.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee

12.      Corporate Resources.

Background Papers

None.

 

Contact Officer

Jeff Wyatt, Operational Manager (Democratic Services), Tel: (01446) 709408

 

Officers Consulted

Managing Director

Head of Accountancy and Resource Management

Head of Financial Services

 

Responsible Officer:

Siân Davies, Managing Director

 

 

 

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