(During these items the meeting is likely to be open to the public)
A Routine Business
A1. Election of Chairman for 2013/14
A2. Election of Vice-Chairman for 2013/14
A3. Membership Changes and Apologies for Absence
(a) To note the Members appointed to serve on the Authority for 2013/14, as follows (new Members shown in bold):-
Appointed by Kent County Council (21)
Mrs A Allen, Mr M J Angell, Mr H Birkby, Mr N Bond, Mr R E Brookbank, Ms S J Carey, Mr N J D Chard, Mr G Cowan, Ms C J Cribbon, Mr D S Daley, Mr J A Davies, Dr M R Eddy, Mr T Gates, Mr M J Harrison, Mr M Heale, Mrs S V Hohler, Mr S J G Koowaree, Mr S Manion, Mr R J Parry, Mrs P A V Stockell, Mr A Terry.
Appointed by Medway Council (4)
Mr P Godwin, Mr A V H Gulvin, Mr V B Hewett, Mr T G Mason.
(b) To thank all newly-retired Members for their contribution to the work of the Authority.
A4. Declarations of Interest in Items on this Agenda
A5. Minutes of the Meeting of the Authority held on 13 February 2013 (for approval)
A6. Minutes of a Meeting of the Human Resources and Equalities Committee held on 27 March 2013 (for information)
A7. Minutes of a Meeting of the Audit and Governance Committee held on 17 April 2013 (for information)
A8. Minutes of a Meeting of the Planning and Performance Committee held on 23 April 2013 (for information)
B For Decision
B1. Proposed Changes to Committee Structure
Proposed Changes to Committee Structure - Appendix 1
Proposed Changes to Committee Structure - Appendix 2
Proposed Changes to Committee Structure - Appendix 3
Proposed Changes to Committee Structure - Appendix 4
Proposed Changes to Committee Structure - Appendix 5
Proposed Changes to Committee Structure - Appendix 6
B2. Constitution of Committees and Appointment of Members to Committees and Outside Bodies for 2013/14
B3. Member Attendance at Conferences
B4. Review of Members’ Allowances Scheme
Review of Members’ Allowances Scheme - Appendix 1
C For Information
D Urgent Business
D1. Urgent Action since Last Meeting
D2. Other Items which the Chairman decides are Urgent
(At the time of preparing this agenda there were no exempt items. During any such items which may arise the meeting is likely NOT to be open to the public).
Clerk to the Authority
30 May 2013
Please note that the background papers referred to in the accompanying reports may be inspected by arrangement with the Lead/Contact Officer named on each report.
The Authority meeting will be followed by special meetings of the General Purposes Committee (subject to the Authority’s decision to establish this Committee) and Planning and Performance Committee successively, to elect their Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen for 2013/14. Agendas for these meetings are included at the end of this booklet.