Agenda/Speakers:

Meeting Documents

1 . Prayers

  • Prayers

2 . Apologies for Absence

  • To receive apologies for absence (if any).

3 . Disclosure of Interests

  • Members are invited to disclose any interest in any of the items on the agenda at this point of the meeting. 

  • Members may still disclose any interest in an item at any time prior to the consideration of the matter.

4 . Announcements By Outgoing Mayor

  • Announcements By Outgoing Mayor

5 . Mayoralty 2018/19

  • (a)  To elect the Mayor of the Borough for the Municipal Year 2018/19

  • (b)  To receive notice of the appointment of Deputy Mayor of the Borough for the Municipal Year 2018/19.

  • Motion on behalf of the Conservative Group

  • That Councillor Dilip Patel be elected to the office of Mayor for the municipal year 2018 – 2019.

6 . Minutes

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  • To sign as a true record the minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on 21 March 2018 (attached).

7 . Announcements By the The Incoming Mayor, By The Leader Of The Council Or By The Chief Executive

  • Announcements By the The Incoming Mayor, By The Leader Of The Council Or By The Chief Executive

8 . Appointment Of The Leader Of The Council 2018/2022

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  • To consider motions concerning appointing the Leader of the Council for the four year period ending at the Annual Meeting of the Council following the borough elections in 2022.

  • Motion on behalf of the Conservative Group

  • That Councillor Damian White be elected to the office of Leader of the Council for the municipal years 2018 – 2022.

  • Motion on behalf of the Independent Residents’ Group

  • That Councillor Jeffrey Tucker be elected to the office of Leader of the Council for the municipal years 2018 – 2022.

  • Motion on behalf of the Upminster & Cranham Residents’ Associations Group

  • That Councillor Clarence Barrett be elected to the office of Leader of the Council for the municipal years 2018 – 2022.

9 . Appointment Of The Committees Of The Council And Scheme Of Delegation

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  • To consider a report of the Chief Executive regarding appointment of the Committees of the Council and the Scheme of Delegation (attached).

  • Note: The deadline for receipt of amendments to reports is midnight, Monday 21 May.

10 . Appointment Of The Chairman And Vice-Chairman Of Committees

11 . Appointment Of The Member Champions

12 . Members' Allowances Scheme

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  • To consider a report of the Chief Executive on the Members’ Allowances Scheme (attached).

  • NOTE: The deadline for receipt of amendments to reports published with the final agenda is midnight, Monday 23 May.

  • Additional documents:

  • Remuneration report App B

13 . Statement By The Leader Of The Council

  • To receive a statement by the Leader of the Council.