Agenda

Standards Committee
Tuesday, 17th September, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1, Council Offices, Llangefni. View directions

Contact: Shirley Cooke 

Items
No. Item

1.

Declaration of Interest

To receive any declaration of interest from a Member or Officer regarding any item of business.

2.

Appointment of Four New Co-opted Members and One Elected Member to the Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 157 KB

A copy of the report presented by the Chair of the Standards Committee’s Selection Panel to the Isle of Anglesey County Council on 10th September, 2019.

3.

Minutes of Meeting pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To confirm the draft minutes of the meeting held on 13 March 2019, including matters arising.

4.

Member Development and Training pdf icon PDF 2 MB

A report by the Human Resources Development Manager on Member training.

 

5.

Member related issues pdf icon PDF 452 KB

A report by the Head of Democratic Services to provide an update on various Member related issues.

6.

Conduct Complaints to the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales pdf icon PDF 259 KB

A report by the Solicitor (Corporate Governance) in relation to :-

 

(a) County Councillors, and

(b) Town/Community Councillors

For Quarter 4 of 2018/19 and Quarter 1 of 2019/2020.

7.

Decisions by the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales pdf icon PDF 325 KB

A report by the Head of Function (Council Business)/Monitoring Officer on the PSOW’s Code of Conduct Casebooks for February 2019 and May 2019.

8.

Decisions by the Adjudication Panel for Wales pdf icon PDF 215 KB

A report by the Solicitor (Corporate Governance) on the APW’s most recent decisions in Wales.

9.

Applications for Dispensations pdf icon PDF 27 MB

A report by the Solicitor (Corporate Governance) detailing the applications for Dispensations considered by a Panel of the Standards Committee since its last meeting.

10.

Review of the Register of Interests for the Elected and Co-opted Members of IOACC pdf icon PDF 564 KB

A report by the Solicitor (Corporate Governance) on the reviews held by the Standards Committee during June 2019.

11.

North Wales Standards Committee Forum Report from the meeting on the 24th June, 2019 pdf icon PDF 3 MB

A report by the Chair of the Standards Committee on the North Wales Standards Committee Forum meeting held on 24th June, 2019.

12.

Response from Community Councils regarding:- pdf icon PDF 30 MB

12.1  Review of the Community Council Registers in 2018/19

12.2  Training for Community Councillors and Clerks

 

A report by the Head of Function (Council Business)/Monitoring Officer detailing the responses received by the Town and Community Councillors in relation to requests for information.

13.

Review of Precedents/Briefing Notes for Approval of the Committee pdf icon PDF 8 MB

13.1  Briefing Note on Dispensations

13.2  Methodology Note on Review of the Registers for Community Councils

13.3  Standards Committees Terms of Reference/Constitution

 

A report by the Solicitor (Corporate Governance) requesting approval of the Committee in relation to three of its published documents.

14.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

Under Section 100(A)(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public are to be excluded from the meeting during discussion on this item on the grounds that it involves the disclosure of confidential information. Confidential information means information given to the Council by a Government Department on terms which forbid its public disclosure or information which cannot be publicly disclosed by Court Order. The exclusion is not subject to a Public Interest Test.

 

 

15.

To consider the response received from the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales in a letter of the 13th August, 2019

A report by the Director of Function (Council Business)/Monitoring Officer on the correspondence received from the PSOW.