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Municipal Year 2019/20

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No



The Committee received a report from the Democratic Services Manager regarding the scheduling of Council meetings in school holidays 2020 and also whether to cancel one Council meeting in April 2020.


The Committee made the following proposals in response to the report:

  i.  Avoiding half term and main school holidays should be observed.

  ii.  Re-consider whether to cancel the April 2020 Council meeting at 9 October committee for a decision.

  iii.  Move the Council Budget meeting to 13 February 2020, with consequential changes to S&R Scrutiny and the Executive meetings to 3 February 2020 and publish the Budget Setting Report on 2 January at 10am.

  iv.  Consider the time of day for the Annual Meeting of the Council in 2020 and report back to 9 October committee for a decision.


Resolved to:


  i.  Confirm Council will be held on 13 February 2020.

  ii.  Agree that school holidays and half terms should be avoided when compiling the Municipal Year calendar.

 iii.  Report back to 9 October committee on timing of the Annual Meeting (2020) and whether to cancel April 2020 Council.

Publication date: 01/08/2019

Date of decision: 13/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 13/05/2019 - Civic Affairs

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