Decision details

Constitution update: delegated authority to declare casual vacancies

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider an amendment to the officer scheme of delegation for the Proper Officer to declare casual vacancies.


The update to the Constitution to allow a casual vacancy to be declared under delegated authority was proposed by Councillor Lewanski and seconded by Councillor Harrison.


RESOLVED: to approve the recommendation to amend the Constitution to allow a delegated authority to declare casual vacancies.


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Alex Vine, Democratic and Electoral Services Manager Email: Tel: 01737 276067.

Report author: Alex Vine

Publication date: 20/03/2024

Date of decision: 20/02/2024

Decided at meeting: 20/02/2024 - Council

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