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Agenda, decisions and minutes

Extraordinary Meeting, Council
Thursday, 12th July, 2018 4.00 pm

With effect from 1 April 2016 Agenda and Minutes will be available in both Welsh and English. Reports are working documents and produced in English only in accordance with Welsh Language Standard 41 of this Council’s Final Compliance Notice from the Welsh Language Commissioner.

Venue: Council Chamber, Guildhall

Contact: Jane Johnson  Committee Manager

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Items
No. Item

24.

Apologies for Absence

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors David A Bithell, Paul Blackwell, T Alan Edwards, Russell Gilmartin, Carrie Harper, R Alun Jenkins, Marc Jones, Ronnie Prince, Rondo Roberts, Rodney Skelland and Phil Wynn.

25.

Declarations of Personal Interests, if any

Members are reminded of their responsibility, under Paragraph 11 of the Members’ Code of Conduct, to declare the existence and nature of any personal interest in respect of any of the business to be transacted at this meeting

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members were reminded of their responsibility, under Paragraph 11 of the Members’ Code of Conduct, to declare any interests in relation to any of the business to be transacted at this meeting.  The following declaration was made:

 

Agenda Item 3 - Governance Agreement and the North Wales Growth Bid

Councillor Kevin Hughes – Personal – Employee of Wrexham Glyndwr University.  The Councillor remained in the meeting taking part in the discussion and voting thereon.

 

 

26.

Governance Agreement and the North Wales Growth Bid pdf icon PDF 460 KB

To consider the report of the Lead Member for Organisation – Finance, Performance, Health & Safety and Governance.

 

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Decision:

RESOLVED: That

 

 

(i)        The executive arrangements approved by the Executive Board contained in the Governance Agreement, as noted in report (LR/05/18), be noted;

 

(ii)       The final draft Growth Bid for review and consent be submitted to Executive Board and Council for consideration in September/October 2018 prior to the stage of reaching Heads of Terms with the UK and Welsh Governments;

 

(iii)      The scrutiny arrangements in the Governance Agreement, as noted in report (LR/05/18), be approved; and

 

(iv)     The Constitution be amended accordingly.

 

Minutes:

Members declarations of interest in relation to this item are set out in Minute  25 above).

 

The Lead Member for Organisation – Finance, Performance, Health & Safety and Governance submitted a report (LR/05/18) enabling Members to agree the first stage of the governance arrangements and the principles for the North Wales Growth Bid, in accordance with the recommendations of the Executive Board on 10 July 2018.

 

It was moved by the Leader, seconded by the Deputy Leader and unanimously –

 

RESOLVED: That

 

 

(i)        The executive arrangements approved by the Executive Board contained in the Governance Agreement, as noted in report (LR/05/18), be noted;

 

(ii)       The final draft Growth Bid for review and consent be submitted to Executive Board and Council for consideration in September/October 2018 prior to the stage of reaching Heads of Terms with the UK and Welsh Governments;

 

(iii)      The scrutiny arrangements in the Governance Agreement, as noted in report (LR/05/18), be approved; and

 

(iv)     The Constitution be amended accordingly.