Agenda Item No. 9
THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL
COUNCIL MEETING: 1ST MARCH, 2017
REFERENCE FROM STANDARDS COMMITTEE: 25TH JANUARY, 2017
APPLICATION FOR THE GRANT OF DISPENSATION (MO) -
(Urgent by reason of the need to consider requests for dispensations to speak and vote prior to the next meeting of the Committee)
In presenting the application for dispensation to the Committee, the Monitoring Officer informed the Committee that the Councillor had recently been appointed as a Member of both the Vale Council and Barry Town Council and this was the reason for the application being received at this point in the municipal year. The urgency for this application was due to the Councillor’s required attendance at a Community Liaison Committee meeting on 1st February, 2017.
(2) That the Monitoring Officer, in consultation with the Chairman or in his/her absence the Vice-Chairman, be granted delegated powers to consider, refuse and approve urgent applications for dispensation on behalf of the Standards Committee, and thereafter report the use of such delegation to the next relevant meeting of the Standards Committee.
(3) T H A T the delegation referred to in Resolution (2) above be referred to Council for approval.
Reasons for decisions
(2) In cases where applications for dispensations are required to be considered on an urgent basis and for Council approval.
(3) For Council’s consideration and (if deemed appropriate) approval.