Background
Background

Committee details

Cumberland Joint Committee

Purpose of committee

The Cumberland Joint Committee has been established under Section 101 (5) of the Local Government Act 1972 for the purpose of discharging, until the first meeting of the shadow authority for Cumberland, the Article 23 functions and the functions referred to in Articles 22, 25, 26 and 27 of the Structural Changes Order 2022 for Cumbria.

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Matters which will be considered by the Cumberland Joint Committee on 30 March 2022 at 10.00 a.m.

 

Terms of Reference and Procedure Rules

To endorse the Joint Committee’s Terms of Reference and adopt its Procedural Rules

Future Meetings and Work Programme

To note the three scheduled dates for meetings of the Joint Committee and future items for consideration

Formation of the Implementation Team

To agree the formation of an Implementation Team to assist the Joint Committee as required by the Cumbria Structural Changes Order 2022

Implementation Plan and Programme Governance

To consider and approve the implementation plan

Members’ Allowances

To consider the process for an independent review of a scheme of Members’ Allowances for the Shadow Authority, including the setting up of an Independent Remuneration Panel and to recommend to the Shadow Authority a scheme of Members’ Allowances for adoption at its inaugural meeting

Calendar of Meetings

To consider a draft Calendar of Meetings for the Shadow Authority for adoption at its inaugural meeting

Interim Statutory Officer Recruitment

To consider and undertake the recruitment process for the selection of the posts of Interim Head of Paid Service, Interim Chief Finance Officer (Section 151 Officer) and Interim Monitoring Officer for the Shadow Authority.

 

Matters which will be considered by the Cumberland Joint Committee on 14 April 2022 at 10.00 a.m.

 

Members’ Code of Conduct

To recommend a Members’ Code of Conduct for adoption by the Shadow Authority at its inaugural meeting

Constitution and Schemes of Delegation

To consider and recommend a Constitution and schemes of delegation to be adopted by the Shadow Authority at its inaugural meeting

Civic and Ceremonial

To consider proposals for the smooth transition of all matters Civic and Ceremonial.

 

Matters which will be considered by the Cumberland Joint Committee on 12 May 2022 at 10.00 a.m.

 

This table will be updated following the first meeting.

Membership

 

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