Agenda

Extraordinary Council Meeting, Council - Monday, 8th February, 2021 6.30 pm

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Contact: Democratic Services  Email: Democratic.Services@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any Members.

2.

Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

 

3.

Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

3a

Appointments Committee pdf icon PDF 288 KB

This report seeks Council’s approval to appoint a new Chair of the Appointments Committee and to amend two parts of the Constitution to clarify responsibility for certain actions in relation to the functions of the Appointments Committee.

4.

Matter for Consideration by Council - Proposal for a change in Governance Referendum pdf icon PDF 222 KB

This report asks the Council to formally consider and resolve whether it wishes to hold a referendum on Thursday 7th October 2021 or on any revised date of the GLA election should this election be further postponed to a date that is within 28 days of the referendum date proposed by the Council.

5.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:

 

“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”