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.