Annual Meeting, Council - Thursday, 26th May, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: Kevin Tomkinson, Democratic Services 


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Election Of Lord Mayor

That Councillor Robert W Gettings MBE JP be elected Lord Mayor of the City of Leeds to hold office until immediately after the election of the Lord Mayor at the Annual Council meeting in 2023.


Election of Vice Chair of Council

To elect the Vice Chair of Council to hold office until immediately after the election of the Lord Mayor at the Annual Meeting of Council 2023.


Vote of Thanks to the Retiring Lord Mayor

To pass a vote of thanks to the retiring Lord Mayor.


Minutes of the last Meeting pdf icon PDF 499 KB

To approve the minutes of the Council Meeting held on 23rd March 2022.


Declaration of Interest

To disclose or draw attention to any interests in accordance with Leeds City Council’s ‘Councillor Code of Conduct’.



To receive any announcements from the Lord Mayor and/or the Chief Executive.


Recommendations of the General Purposes Committee pdf icon PDF 411 KB

To consider the reports of the City Solicitor setting out recommendations from the General Purposes Committee on 16 May 2022 to Full Council to;


(a)  Consider proposed amendments to the Councillors Code of Conduct 


(b)  Consider and approve amendments to Article 15 of the Constitution

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Establishment of Committees and Appointments pdf icon PDF 175 KB

a)  That Committees having Terms of Reference as detailed in Schedule 8(a) be established (attached).


b)  That appointments be made to the Committees as detailed in Schedules 8(b)(i), (ii), (iii) (to follow) and (iv) (attached).


c)  That Chairs be appointed as detailed in Schedule 8(c) (to follow).


d)  That Chairs be appointed in respect of Community Committees as detailed in Schedule 8(d) (to follow).


e)  That appointments be made to joint authorities and joint committees as detailed in Schedule 8(e) (to follow).


f)  That appointments and nominations be made to the West Yorkshire Combined Authority as detailed in Schedule 8(f) (to follow).


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Scheme of Delegation (Council Functions) pdf icon PDF 176 KB

That the Officer Delegation Scheme (Council (Non-Executive) Functions as detailed in Schedule 9 be approved (attached).


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Executive Arrangements pdf icon PDF 179 KB

That the arrangements for the discharge of executive functions, as set out by the Leader of the Council in Schedule 10, be received (to follow).


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Council Meeting Dates 2022/2023 pdf icon PDF 98 KB


That the dates of the meetings of the Council for the Municipal Year 2022/2023 as detailed in Schedule 11 be approved.