Agenda Item No. 11

 

THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL

 

ANNUAL MEETING: 9TH MAY, 2018

 

REPORT OF THE MANAGING DIRECTOR

 

 

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMEN AND VICE-CHAIRMEN OF COMMITTEES

 

The Committees for which Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen will be appointed at the Annual Meeting include all the bodies in the political balance table (which can be found in Agenda Items 7 and 8), with the exception of those shown below where legislative provisions, or alternative, specific arrangements currently apply.

 

Name

Reason

All Scrutiny Committees

The formula for the election of Chairmen is prescribed within the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011.  The allocation of Chairmen positions to the respective Groups will, therefore, apply in accordance with the formula and will be unchanged.  Please see covering report for Agenda Item No. 7 for details of the formula.  It can be seen that, on this occasion, 2 Chairmen positions remain “unallocated” and will need to be determined at the first meeting of the respective Committees

 

Vice-Chairmen will be appointed at the first meeting of each Committee.

 

Democratic Services Sub-Committee

As a sub-committee, it would be expected to determine its own Chairman at the first meeting.

 

Public Rights of Way Sub-Committee

As a sub-committee, it would be expected to determine its own Chairman at the first meeting.

 

Standards Committee

There is a legislative requirement that the Chairman be an Independent Member.

 

Audit Committee

The Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011 requires the Committee to appoint the Chairman.

 

Appointment of Local Authority Governors Advisory Panel

Chaired by the Cabinet Member (Learning and Culture).

 

Equalities Consultative Forum

Chaired by the Cabinet Member (Performance and Resources).

 

Joint Consultative Forum

The Forum’s Constitution provides for the appointment of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman to be undertaken at the first meeting following the Local Government elections and for the duration of the current Administration.

 

 

RECOMMENDED –

 

(1)       T H A T Council appoint Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen to the Committees set out on the agenda under Agenda Item No. 11.

 

(2)       T H A T the remaining Committees and Sub-Committees be dealt with as set out in the table above.

 

Contact Officer

Jeff Wyatt, Tel: 01446 709408

 

Officers Consulted

None

 

Responsible Officer:

Rob Thomas, Managing Director