01 03 Agenda planning arrangements
This further information will help in planning the decision-making arrangements, and incompleting the CMB pro forma.
These are published on the Council’s website for each body (under the show agenda
management timetable link) here.
Following the outcome of the Cabinet Member Briefing process, the CCO will upload theproposed decision on:
Corporate report list:
provides a confidential overview of forthcoming reports and ispublished weekly. Reports to be considered by
Operations Board, Cabinet, StandardsCommittee, Corporate Committee and Council
are all included. The list is published everyFriday (except public holidays) by Democratic Services.
includes all proposed
(Cabinet or Cabinet Member) over afour month rolling programme. At least 28 clear days notice must be given of proposed keydecisions, by inclusion in the Forward Plan. The list is published every Friday (except public
holidays) by Democratic Services on the Council’s website
Report Submission:1. Final versions of reports should be submitted in good time, and no later than thepublished deadlines.2. All reports must be the subject of consultation with the relevant Cabinet Member frominception and throughout the drafting process.3. All necessary officer and member clearances must be obtained before submission.4. All Cabinet reports are considered in their final version by a Cabinet Planning meeting(CE, SDs and relevant Directors. Reports are presented by the Strategic Director concerned. Reports are either cleared for submission (i.e. accepted for the agenda asthey stand), or cleared for submission subject to additional comments or clearances, or rejected for further work to be undertaken. In this latter case, the SD concerned shouldadvise the Cabinet Member of the delay, and undertake the required further work so thatit can be resubmitted for a future meeting.5. The Strategic Director concerned is then responsible for ensuring that any necessaryfollow-up work is undertaken, with any necessary consultation and negotiation with therelevant Cabinet member, by the final deadline.6. The final agenda preparation is then completed, and the agenda printed.
Scrutiny agendas are determined by the Committee Members concerned, primarily throughthe setting of the work programme at the beginning of the municipal year. Thereafter, theScrutiny Lead Officer liaises with the Chair to finalise each agenda. The key issue for Scrutiny Members is to have as brief a report as possible, outlining the main issues to bescrutinised. If you require any further information about Scrutiny, please refer to the Scrutinyweb page.Prospective items outside of the work programme need to be raised with therelevant Scrutiny lead officer as early as possible.