Constitution Sub-Committee - 7 March 2023 (7pm)
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a virtual/remote meeting to be held at 7pm on Tuesday 7 March 2023.
The livestreaming link for the meeting is provided below:
Members of the Constitution Sub-Committee:
Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Chair)
Sarah Nelmes (Vice-Chair)
Joanne Wagstaffe Chief Executive
27 February 2023
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1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Constitution sub-committee meeting held on 7 March 2022 and the special meeting held on 6 July 2022
3. NOTICE OF OTHER BUSINESS
Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced, together with the special circumstances that justify their consideration as a matter of urgency. The Chair to rule on the admission of such items.
4. DECLARATION OF INTERSTS
To receive any declarations of interest.
5. MINUTE WRITING STANDARDS-05-23-03-07-csc-i-committee-report-05i-23-03-07-csc-i-app1-guide-to-minutes
This report is being presented to the Constitution sub-committee to receive and consider a guide on minute writing standards at TRDC, as detailed at Appendix 1 of the report.
6. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
If the sub-committee wishes to consider the remaining item in private, it will be appropriate for a resolution to be passed in the following terms:- “that under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and publicbe excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraphs 1-7 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act. It has been decided by the Council that in all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.”
1. OTHER BUSINESS – If approved under item 3 above.