AGM / Annual Report

Copies of the Annual Report for the relavent Municipal Year can be downloaded here.



1          To Elect Town Mayor

2          To Have Declaration of Acceptance of Office signed by newly-elected Town Mayor

3          To Elect Deputy Town Mayor

4          To Elect Leader of Council for 2017/18

5          To Record Attendance and Receive Apologies for Absence

6          To Receive Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary and Other Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-18 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.  Also to declare any other significant interests which the member wishes to declare in the public interest, in accordance with paragraphs 19 to 20 of the Members’ Code of Conduct

7          To Receive Public Questions (if any pre-notified)

(i)         Question received from Mr Andrew Paver, as follows:-

“The NHS has stated that more Care in the Community is urgently needed to take pressure off the over-stretched resources of the NHS.  Would Morley Town Council actively support my proposal to have a locally administered volunteer befriending service to support vulnerable housebound members of our community?”

8          To Approve Minutes of last Full Council meeting held on 1st March 2017

9          To Receive Minutes of Finance, General Purposes & Strategic Committee meeting held on 30th March 2017 and ‘draft’ Minutes of the meeting held on 27th April 2017

The following item requires consideration and approval by Full Council:-

Minute 10 – 27th April 2017

To consider and approve expenditure to be taken from ‘Major Projects’ 2017/18, as follows:-

Town Council to enter into a 12-months Contract with 3GS Enforcement Services to provide an Enforcement Officer for 2.5 days per week (£20 per hour based on 40 hours per week; Drighlington & Gildersome PC’s to consider taking up the other 2.5 days per week) – see attached 3GS Enforcement Services Proposal

10        To Receive Minutes of Planning Committee meeting held on 21st March 2017 and ‘draft’ Minutes of meeting held on

25th April 2017

11        To Receive Minutes of Highways and Transportation Committee meeting held on 15th March 2017 and ‘draft’ Minutes of meeting held on 12th April 2017

12        To Receive Minutes of Community Development Committee meeting held on 2nd March 2017 and ‘draft’ Minutes of meeting held on 6th April 2017 (copies attached)

13        To Agree Appointments to Council Committees for 2017/18:-

(a)        Nominations to Planning Committee, as follows:-

Councillors R Finnigan, H Bell, H Evans, J Jackson, A Rhodes, C Taylor and C Windle.

(i)            Nomination and election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Planning Committee

(b)        Nominations to Community Development Committee, as follows:-

Councillors S Kimberley, R Bell, N Bullock, N Dawson, A Dalton, J Sanders W Whitehead and W Kidger.

(i)            Nomination and election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Community Development Committee

(c)           Nominations to Highways and Transportation Committee, as follows:-

Councillors J Aveyard, L Beever, D Harrison, J Harrison, S McGarroch, D Marshall and A Foster.

(i)            Nomination and election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Highways & Transportation Committee.

(d)          Nominations to Audit Committee (must exclude any member of Finance, General Purposes and Strategic Committee and cheque signatories), as follows:-

Councillors W Whitehead, N Dawson, H Evans, S McGarroch and J Sanders.

(i)            Nomination and election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Audit Committee.

(e)       Nominations to Finance, General Purposes & Strategic Committee, as follows:-

Councillors R Gettings, J Elliott, A Hutchison, S Varley, W Kidger, S Kimberley,

J Aveyard and R Finnigan.

(i)            Nomination and election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Finance, General Purposes & Strategic Committee

(f)         Nominations to Staffing Sub-Committee

(g)        Nominations to Complaints Sub-Committee

14        To Review Town Council Standing Orders and Financial Regulations – copies attached

15        To Agree Proposed Schedule of Meeting Dates and Times for 2017/18 (no meetings in August and December with the exception of the Planning Committee – see attached)

16        To Review Committees’ Structure & Delegated Functions – see attached copy

17        To Review Town Council’s Complaints Procedure for 2017/18 – see attached copy

18        To Review Town Council’s Publication Scheme under ‘Freedom of Information Act 2000’ – see attached copy

19        To Review Town Council’s Risk Assessment for 2017/18 – see attached copy

20        To Review Town Council’s Asset Register for 2017/18 – see attached copy

21        To Review Town Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct – see attached copy

22        To Appoint Two Town Council Representatives to Morley Arts Festival Committee for 2017/18

23        To Appoint One Town Council Representative to attend The Yorkshire Local Councils Associations’ Leeds Branch Meetings in 2017/18

24        To Appoint Three Town Council Representatives to the Morley Town Centre Management Board in 2017/18 (in 2016/17 two members and the Town Clerk)

25        To Appoint Two Town Council Representatives to attend Parish & Town Council Forum Meetings in 2017/18 (if any)

26        To Receive Items of Correspondence (For Information Only)

27        Date and time of next meeting

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