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COUNCIL

27 September 2023

 

Report of the Democracy and General Purposes Committee held on 13 September 2023 Annual Meeting Arrangements

 

Timetable

Meeting

Date

Democracy and General Purposes Committee

13 September 2023

Council

27 September 2023

 

 

Wards affected

All

 

Executive Summary

 

At its meeting on 13 September 2023 the Democracy and General Purposes Committee considered a report to determine the date and time of the Annual Meeting in May 2024.

 

 

This report makes the following recommendation to the Council:

 

That Option 1 in the report, Saturday 18 May 2024 at 9.00 a.m., be approved for the date and time of the Annual Council Meeting.

 

 

 



Report of the Democracy and General Purposes Committee held on 13 September 2023 Annual Meeting Arrangements

 

1.        REASONS FOR RECOMMENDATION

 

1.1 The Democratic and Electoral Services Manager introduced the report and outlined that there was an additional option to those in the report, which was to hold the Annual Meeting on 25 May 2024, though the recommendation was to follow the established timetable and hold the Annual Meeting on 18 May 2024.

 

1.2 The Committee considered the options including the fact that a Wednesday meeting would split the events of the Civic Parade and the Annual Meeting.

 

1.3 RESOLVED: That Council be recommended to approve Option 1, Saturday 18 May 2024 at 9.00 a.m., for the date and time of the Annual Council Meeting.

 

 

2.        ALTERNATIVES CONSIDERED AND WHY NOT RECOMMENDED

2.1 The Committee considered the options outlined in the report.

 

 

3.        REPORT APPENDICES

 

None.

 

 

4.        BACKGROUND PAPERS

 

Democracy and General Purposes Committee Report 13 September 2023 Annual Meeting Arrangements