Wednesday, 15th May, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre, High Street, Esher. View directions

Contact: Committee & Member Services Manager: Ms. M. Bailey  Direct Line: 01372 474179 E-mail:

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Declarations of Interest

All Members present are required to declare, at this point in the meeting or as soon as possible thereafter


(i)         any disclosable pecuniary interests and / or

(ii)        other interests arising under the Code of Conduct


inrespectof anyitem(s) ofbusinessbeingconsideredatthismeeting.



Election of Mayor for 2019/20


Mayor's Announcements


Appointment of Deputy Mayor for 2019/20


Results of Borough Election pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Report attached.


Leader of the Council

To receive any statement from the Leader and/or to determine any motions made in respect of the office of Leader. Councillor James Browne was elected as Leader of the Council on 27 February 2019 and, in accordance with Article 7 of the Constitution, holds the said office until his normal retirement date as a councillor in May 2022 unless, before that date, he resigns or is removed from office.


Confirmation of Deputy Leader of the Council

The Leader to confirm the Deputy Leader of the Council.


Membership of the Cabinet and Allocation of Portfolios

Members of the Council are invited to note the Leader’s update report.



Appointment of Committees etc for 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 287 KB

Report attached.      


To agree recommendations in respect of the appointment of Members of the Council to various Committees and Sub-Committees for the 2019/20 Municipal Year.


Appointments and Nominations to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Report to follow.           


To receive a report and recommendations of a meeting of the Appointments Sub-Committee held on 8 May 2019.


Additional documents:


Record of Attendance of Councillors at meetings of the Council, Cabinet, Committees, Sub-Committees etc. during the Municipal Year 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Report to follow.


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Members are directed to the Meetings of Committees to be held at the rise of the Annual Council Meeting.



Meetings of Committees to undertake Appointments of Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen for the 2019/20 Municipal Year


At the close of the Annual Council Meeting, the Audit & Standards Committee; Licensing Committee; Overview & Scrutiny Committee; Planning Committee; and Shareholder Committee (Housing) will each meet for the sole purpose of appointment of their respective Chairman and Vice-Chairman. 


Members appointed to each of the Committees for the 2019/20 Municipal Year, together with any appointed substitutes, will be invited to stand for the duration of each Committee’s meeting for the purposes of transparency, to elect their Chairman and Vice-Chairman respectively.