Councillors and Decision Making


Full Council

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Date: Thursday 25 May 2017

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Oakengates Theatre, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford, TF2 6ET   View Map

Democratic Services:
Deborah Moseley (83215)  

Media Enquiries:
Nigel Newman (82403)  

Lead Officer:
Jonathan Eatough (83200)  

Annual Meeting of the Borough of Telford & Wrekin

 Agenda    AGM Agenda.pdf 
1.0 Welcome from the Mayor
The Mayor will welcome guests to the meeting
2.0 Declaration

The following declaration will be read:

“Colleagues, aware of our responsibilities to promote democracy and the well-being of all local people, on behalf of the Council, I make this commitment to our office as elected representatives.

Elected to serve the public good, we recognise that public office is a privilege granted by the people and not a right.

We, elected representatives of the people of Telford & Wrekin, declare that we will, to the best of our ability, uphold the Council’s constitution and serve the community above any private or personal interest.”

All Members will affirm the Declaration.

3.0 Prayers
4.0 Election of Mayor
To elect a Mayor for 2017/18
5.0 Election of Speaker
To elect a Speaker for 2017/18
6.0 Election of Deputy Speaker
To elect a Deputy Speaker for 2017/18 
7.0 Election of Deputy Mayor
To elect a Deputy Mayor for 2017/18
8.0 Votes of Thanks to Retiring Mayor
9.0 Reply to Votes of Thanks
10.0 Apologies for Absence
11.0 Declarations of Interest
12.0 Minutes of the Council
To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on
2 March 2017
13.0 Councillor Veronica Fletcher – Request for Leave of Absence
Councillor Veronica Fletcher has requested that she be granted up to six months leave of absence from Council duties on the grounds of her current ill-health. 
14.0 Appointment of Cabinet
To note the appointment, by the Leader of the Council, of Members to serve on the Cabinet for 2017/18.
15.0 Delegation Scheme
To re-assert the Council’s delegation scheme in accordance with the Constitution.
16.0 Appointment of Committees and Boards for 2017/18
To confirm the appointment of the Committees and Boards of the Council for 2017/18, including the Chairs, Vice-Chairs and Members to serve on those bodies.
17.0 Programme of Ordinary Meetings of the Council
To confirm the programme of dates for ordinary meetings of the Council for 2017/18.