Selection Council, Council - Wednesday, 17th May, 2023 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford, Surrey GU2 4BB. View directions

Contact: John Armstrong, Democratic Services and Elections Manager  Tel: (01483) 444102


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Apologies for absence

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Disclosures of interest

To receive and note any disclosable pecuniary interests from councillors. In accordance with the local Code of Conduct, a councillor is required to disclose at the meeting any disclosable pecuniary interest (DPI) that they may have in respect of any matter for consideration on this agenda.  Any councillor with a DPI must not participate in any discussion or vote regarding that matter and they must also withdraw from the meeting immediately before consideration of the matter.


If that DPI has not been registered, the councillor must notify the Monitoring Officer of the details of the DPI within 28 days of the date of the meeting.


Councillors are further invited to disclose any non-pecuniary interest which may be relevant to any matter on this agenda, in the interests of transparency, and to confirm that it will not affect their objectivity in relation to that matter.


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To confirm the minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Council held on 10 May 2023 (to follow).


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Mayor's Communications

To receive any communications or announcements from the Mayor.

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Election of the Leader of the Council

To receive the report of the Democratic Services and Elections Manager on nominations received in respect of the election of the Leader of the Council.


Under the Council’s current executive arrangements and in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 21(a), the Council shall elect the Leader for a four-year term of office ending on the day of the next post-election annual meeting of the Council. A councillor proposing to nominate another councillor as Leader must notify the Democratic Services and Elections Manager of their nomination, and the name of the councillor seconding the nomination before the meeting at which the election is to be held.


Details of nominees and their proposers and seconders will be included on the Order Paper for the meeting.  If more than one councillor is nominated, the election of the Leader shall be by show of hands.


In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 21(d), the newly elected Leader of the Council may announce the appointment of the Deputy Leader and Lead Councillors on the Executive and the titles of the portfolios assigned to them.


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Leader's Communications

To receive any communications or announcements from the newly elected Leader of the Council.


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Public participation

To receive questions or statements from the public.


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Questions from Councillors

To hear questions from councillors of which due notice has been given.


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Appointments to committees 2023-24 and other Appointments pdf icon PDF 163 KB

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Appointment of Honorary Freeman pdf icon PDF 238 KB

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Order Paper pdf icon PDF 357 KB

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