Agenda item - Constitutional Matters- Tourism, Development & Culture Committee

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Agenda item

Constitutional Matters- Tourism, Development & Culture Committee

Report of the Monitoring Officer

Decision:

1)            That the committee’s terms of reference, as set out in Appendix A to this report, be noted; and

 

2)            That the establishment of an Urgency Sub-Committee consisting of the Chair of the Committee and two other Members (nominated in accordance with the scheme for the allocation of seats for committees), to exercise its powers in relation to matters of urgency, on which it is necessary to make a decision before the next ordinary meeting of the Committee be approved. 

Minutes:

9.1         The Committee considered a report of the Monitoring Officer that provided information on the committee's terms of reference and requested approval of the appointment of its Urgency Sub-Committee.

 

9.2         Councillor Druitt noted that the Terms of Reference stated that the committee exercised powers in relation to libraries however, he understood that the Neighbourhoods, Inclusion, Equalities & Communities (NICE) Committee held the responsibility.

 

9.3         The Democratic Services Officer clarified that the Terms of Reference were those detailed in the Constitution and as the Committee could not set its own Terms of Reference, Full Council would need to consider and approve any change.

 

9.4         Councillor Nemeth stated that his belief that the committee should exercise functions relating to all sports and that football, tennis and bowls should be transferred from the Terms of Reference for the Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee.

 

9.5         RESOLVED-

 

1)            That the committee’s terms of reference, as set out in Appendix A to this report, be noted; and

 

2)            That the establishment of an Urgency Sub-Committee consisting of the Chair of the Committee and two other Members (nominated in accordance with the scheme for the allocation of seats for committees), to exercise its powers in relation to matters of urgency, on which it is necessary to make a decision before the next ordinary meeting of the Committee be approved. 

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