Annual Council, Council - Wednesday, 18 May 2022 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Time Square, Market Street, Bracknell, RG12 1JD. View directions

Contact: Kirsty Hunt  01344 353108


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The meeting will be opened with prayers by the Mayor's Chaplain


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.


Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.


Any Member with an affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.


Election of the Mayor of the Borough of Bracknell Forest for the 2022/23 Municipal Year


Vote of Thanks to the Retiring Mayor


Response by the Immediate Past Mayor


Appointment of the Deputy Mayor of the Borough of Bracknell Forest for the 2022/23 Municipal Year


Mayor's Announcements


Appointments by the Leader of the Council DOTX 28 KB

This report asks the Council to note:


a)    the Members appointed by the Leader to serve on the Executive for the 2022/23 Municipal Year;


b)    the appointment of Executive Committees, Sub-Committees and Advisory Panels; and


c)     the appointments by the Leader to external organisations

Additional documents:


Establishment of Committees and Associated Matters pdf icon PDF 256 KB

This report asks the Council to agree:


a)    the establishment and membership of Committees;


b)    appointments to External Organisations;


c)     the appointment of Council Champions.


Absence from meetings of Councillor Mrs McKenzie pdf icon PDF 206 KB

To consider whether it wishes to exercise its powers under Section 85 of the Local Government Act 1972 to approve Councillor Mrs McKenzie’s absence from meetings.

Committees' Annual Meetings

There will be a series of meetings at the conclusion of Annual Council to make appointments for the ensuing municipal year to the:


·       Overview and Scrutiny Commission


·       Employment Committee


·       Governance and Audit Committee


·       Licensing and Safety Committee


·       Planning Committee