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Agenda Item No. 6

 

The Vale of Glamorgan Council

 

Council Meeting: 27th September, 2017

 

Report of the Managing Director

 

Use of the Managing Director's Emergency Powers

 

Purpose of the Report

  1. To notify Council of the exercising of Emergency Powers in respect of Council (as opposed to Executive) functions by the Managing Director since the last report in June 2017.

Recommendation

T H A T the report be noted.

Reason for the Recommendation

To inform Council.

Background

  1. The Emergency Powers procedure was approved by Minute No. 95, 2012/13.

Relevant Issues and Options

  1. To note the following:

         (a)    To approve the request of the Leader of the Labour Group that Councillor Mark Wilson replace Councillor Rhiannon Birch on the Community Liaison Committee with immediate effect and until further notice.

         (b)    To approve the consultation process in respect of the introduction of a Public Space Protection Order, made under Section 59 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 to replace the Orders made under the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 in certain designated named areas.

 

(Scrutiny Committee - Corporate Performance and Resources)

Resource Implications (Financial and Employment)

  1. The procedure requires that these be taken into account by the Committee / Departments originating the requests for the use of Emergency Powers.

Sustainability and Climate Change Implications

  1. The procedure requires that these be taken into account by the Committee / Departments originating the requests for the use of Emergency Powers.

Legal Implications (to Include Human Rights Implications)

  1. The procedure requires that these be taken into account by the Committee / Departments originating the requests for the use of Emergency Powers.

Crime and Disorder Implications

  1. The procedure requires that these be taken into account by the Committee / Departments originating the requests for the use of Emergency Powers.

Equal Opportunities Implications (to include Welsh Language issues)

  1. The procedure requires that these be taken into account by the Committee / Departments originating the requests for the use of Emergency Powers.

Corporate/Service Objectives

  1. The procedure requires that these be taken into account by the Committee / Departments originating the requests for the use of Emergency Powers.

Policy Framework and Budget

  1. All actions fall within paragraph 1 of the Managing Director's Delegated Powers set out in the Council's Constitution.

Consultation (including Ward Member Consultation)

  1. None.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee

  1. As indicated in paragraph 3 above.

Background Papers

Relevant Emergency Power proformas.

Contact Officer

Jeff Wyatt, Head of Democratic Services, tel: 01446 709408

Officers Consulted

None.

Responsible Officer:

Rob Thomas, Managing Director

 

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