Agenda Item No. 7

 

The Vale of Glamorgan Council

 

Council Meeting: 26th September, 2018

 

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 February 2018.

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)     The request of the Leader of the Labour Group that Councillor Neil Thomas replace Councillor Owen Griffiths on the Healthy Living and Social Care Scrutiny Committee with immediate effect.

(b)     The request of the Leader of the Conservative Group that Councillor Kathryn McCaffer replace Council Michael Morgan on the Public Protection Licensing Committee and Statutory Licensing Committee with immediate effect.

          (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 Rees, Operational Manager Democratic Services, tel: 01446 709413

Officers Consulted

None.

Responsible Officer:

Rob Thomas, Managing Director