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Revisions to Committee Structures

Meeting: 07/07/2021 - Audit and Governance Board (Item 6)

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The Board considered a report of the Strategic Director – Enterprise, Community and Resources, which brought recommendations for revisions to Committee structures, following consideration by a group of senior Members, and sought appropriate recommendations to Council.


The revisions were described in the report and the amended terms of references were set out in Appendices 1 and 2. It was noted that these amendments would be made to the Constitution in due course.


Members discussed the chairing arrangements for the new committees / panels and acknowledged that it was an issue for the Members on the parent boards to determine.


RESOLVED:  That it be recommended to Council that:


1)    the Audit and Governance Board assume responsibility for the work of the former Standards Committee and that its terms of reference be amended as set out in Appendix 1;


2)    the composition of the Appeals Panel be amended as set out in paragraph 3.4 of the report;


3)    a taxi sub-committee be set up with terms of reference as contained in Appendix 2; and


4)    that appropriate amendments to the Constitution are made in due course.