Agenda Item No. 4
THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL
ANNUAL MEETING: 24TH MAY, 2017
REPORT OF THE MANAGING DIRECTOR
APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY MAYOR
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 - SECTION 24
(1) A principal council shall appoint a member of the council to be vice-chairman of the council.
(1A) A member of the executive of a principal council may not be elected as the vice-chairman of the council.
(2) The vice-chairman shall, unless he resigns or becomes disqualified, hold office until immediately after the election of a chairman at the next annual meeting of the council and during that time shall continue to be a member of the council notwithstanding the provisions of this Act relating to the retirement of councillors.
(3) Subject to any standing orders made by the council, anything authorised or required to be done by, to or before the chairman may be done by, to or before the vice-chairman.
(4) A principal council may pay the vice-chairman for the purpose of enabling him to meet the expenses of his office such allowance as the council think reasonable.”