Skip navigation Home Page News and Events Help Complaints Legal Information Contact Us Top of Page

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber - County Hall, Durham. View directions

Contact: Michael Turnbull  03000 269 714

Items
No. Item

Prior to the commencement of the meeting the Chairman reported with great sadness the deaths of:

 

·        former Durham City Councillor Stuart Walton who served the Shadforth and Sherburn Ward from 2003 to 2009;

·        Honorary Alderman and former Easington District Councillor Frank Shaw who served the Dawdon Ward on the District Council from 1973 to 2009;

·        Roger Kelly, who started his local government career as a Highways Solicitor at Durham County Council.  He later became Deputy Director of Legal Services at Gateshead Council and went on the be their Chief Executive before retiring in 2012.  Following his retirement he became the driving force behind the relaunch of Ushaw College in Durham as a cultural centre and visitor attraction and Chaired the County Durham Cultural Partnership.

 

The Council stood for a moments silence as a mark of respect.

1.

To elect a Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year

Minutes:

2.

Presentation to retiring Chairman

Minutes:

3.

To elect a Vice-Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year

Minutes:

4.

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 27 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Minutes:

5.

To receive any declarations of interest from Members

Minutes:

6.

Chairman's Announcements

Minutes:

7.

Annual Review of the Constitution - Report of Head of Legal and Democratic Services pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

8.

Updated Local Code of Corporate Governance - Report of Corporate Director of Resources pdf icon PDF 591 KB

Minutes:

9.

Leader's Announcement of Deputy Leader and Cabinet Members

Minutes:

10.

Appointments of Council Bodies and allocation of seats to Political Groups under Section 15 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 - Report of Head of Legal and Democratic Services pdf icon PDF 248 KB

Minutes:

11.

Appointment of Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of Committees

Non-Executive/Regulatory Committees

 

     i.        Appeals and Complaints Committee

    ii.        Audit Committee

   iii.        Chief Officer Appointments Committee

   iv.        Highways Committee

    v.        Statutory Licensing Committee

   vi.        Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee

 vii.        General Licensing and Registration Committee

viii.        General Licensing and Registration Committee’s

   ix.        Standards Committee

    x.        County Planning Committee

   xi.        Area Planning Committee (North)  ...  view the full agenda text for item 11.

Minutes:

12.

Appointments to Joint Bodies and Other Bodies 2019/20 - Report of Head of Legal and Democratic Services pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Minutes:

13.

Statement of Returning Officer pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Minutes:

14.

Dates of Council meetings for 2019/20

·        Wednesday 19 June 2019

·        Wednesday 17 July 2019

·        Wednesday 18 September 2019

·        Wednesday 23 October 2019

·        Wednesday 4 December 2019

·        Wednesday 22 January 2020

·        Wednesday 26 February 2020

·        Wednesday 25 March 2020

·        Wednesday 20 May 2020

Minutes:

 

Contacts
Democratic Services
Durham County Council
County Hall
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5UL
email:
Tel:
03000 269 714