Agenda and draft minutes

Agenda and draft minutes

Constitutional and Nomination Committee - Wednesday, 30th November, 2022 9.00 am

Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension. View directions

Contact: Andrew Woods 

Items
No. Item

17.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 5 October 2022.

Minutes:

Decision

 

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 5 October 2022 as a correct record.

18.

Establishment of a Greater Manchester Clean Air Joint Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 97 KB

The report of the City Solicitor is enclosed.

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the City Solicitor concerning the establishment of a Greater Manchester Joint Scrutiny Committee to scrutinise decisions of the Clean Air Charging Authorities Committee and the Clean Air Administration Committee and to nominate and agree a representative (and substitute) from Manchester City Council to sit on the Joint Scrutiny Committee.

 

Decisions

 

The Committee agreed to:

 

(1)      Endorse to Council the establishment of a Greater Manchester Clean Air Joint Scrutiny Committee

 

(2)      Endorse to Council the Terms of Reference of the Joint Committee as set out in Appendix A of the report submitted.

 

(3)      Recommend Council agree Councillor Shilton-Godwin as the Council’s representative to sit on the Joint Scrutiny Committee.

19.

Appointments to Council Committees pdf icon PDF 70 KB

The report of the City Solicitor is enclosed.

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the City Solicitorproviding information about the Council’s current appointments to Council Committees. The Committee was invited to consider and make recommendations to Council on proposed changes to current memberships.

 

The following amendments were proposed:

 

Council Committees:

 

Committee

Member to be added

Member to be removed

Planning and Highways Committee

 

 

Councillor Richards

Licensing Committee

Councillor Lyons

 

Licensing and Appeals Committee

Councillor Lyons

 

 

Appointment of co-opted members to Scrutiny Committees Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee

 

To appoint Canon Susie Mapledoram as a Co-opted Member of the Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee (as the Representative of the Diocese of Manchester). This is a permanent appointment to a vacant post, from the date of the Council meeting (30 November 2022).

 

Appointment to the vacant post of Lead Member Post for Intergenerational Issues

 

Appointment: Councillor Iqbal

 

Greater Manchester Overview and Scrutiny Committee

 

The Committee was requested to remove Councillor Sadler as a Council representative from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

 

Decisions

 

1.    To approve the amendments to committee memberships, as follows:

 

Committee

Member to be added

Member to be removed

Planning and Highways Committee

 

 

Councillor Richards

Licensing Committee

Councillor Lyons

 

Licensing and Appeals Committee

Councillor Lyons

 

 

2.    To appoint Canon Susie Mapledoram as a Co-opted Member of the Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee (as the Representative of the Diocese of Manchester). This is a permanent appointment to a vacant post, from the date of the Council meeting (30 November 2022).

 

3.    The approve the appointment of Councillor Iqbal to the vacant post of Lead Member Post for Intergenerational Issues.

 

4.    The approve the removal of Councillor Sadler as a Council representative from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

20.

Constitution of the Council pdf icon PDF 127 KB

The report of the City Solicitor is enclosed

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the City Solicitor that set out proposed changes to the Council Constitution. The Committee was requested to note the report and recommend that the Council agree the recommendations set out below:

 

  • Adopt, subject to recommendations 3 and 4 below, the revised Sections of the Constitution of the Council, namely:

 

a)     Part 1

b)     Part 2

c)      Part 3: Sections A, B, C and F

d)     Part 4: Sections A, B, E and F

e)     Part 5: Sections B, D (to be redesignated as C) and E (to be redesignated as D) and in doing so delete the former Section C

f)       Part 6: Sections D and F

g)     Part 7

h)     Part 8

 

  • Re-adopt the remainder of the Constitution.

 

  • Note in relation to Part 3 of the Constitution that responsibility for the discharge of executive functions and the delegation of such responsibility rests with the Leader of the Council and that the recommended delegations of executive functions set out in Part 3 (Sections A, B and F) are for the information of the Council only.

 

  • Note that, as the Licensing Committee has statutory responsibility for the discharge and delegation of certain licensing authority functions, the proposed delegations of such functions set out in Part 3 (Sections A, C and F) will require the approval of the Licensing Committee and to that extent are for the information of the Council only.

 

A copy of the amended Council Constitution was submitted.

 

Decision

 

The Committee:-

 

(1)        Note the report submitted.

 

(2)          Recommend Council to agree to the changes to the Council Constitution, set out below and detailed within the report and in the amended version of the Constitution submitted:

 

·                Adopt, subject to recommendations 3 and 4 below, the revised Sections of the Constitution of the Council, namely:

 

a)        Part 1

b)        Part 2

c)         Part 3: Sections A, B, C and F

d)        Part 4: Sections A, B, E and F

e)        Part 5: Sections B, D (to be redesignated as C) and E (to be redesignated as D) and in doing so delete the former Section C

f)          Part 6: Sections D and F

g)        Part 7

h)        Part 8

 

·                Re-adopt the remainder of the Constitution.

 

·                Note in relation to Part 3 of the Constitution that responsibility for the discharge of executive functions and the delegation of such responsibility rests with the Leader of the Council and that the recommended delegations of executive functions set out in Part 3 (Sections A, B and F) are for the information of the Council only.