Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Council considered a report which advised of proposed changes to the Council
Constitution and provided an overview of the key changes.
Council agreed -
- To update Part A of the Constitution to reflect
current terminology, key document references, changes in Strategic
Management Team working arrangements and job titles as set out in Appendix
- To agree to amend Part B in respect of
Standing Orders for Meetings as set out in Appendix 1, which facilitates
arrangements for remote participation on a virtual and/or hybrid basis and
webcasting of key strategic meetings subject to installation of appropriate
technology and noting that the practical elements of these arrangements will
be subject to a further report to Council in November.
- To amend Part C, Scheme of Delegations as set
out in Appendix 1.
- To amend Part D, Financial and Security
Regulations, to incorporate changes in the appointment of the Chief
Financial Officer, the arrangements for risk management and the updated
Procurement Manual as previously agreed by Council and set out in Appendix
- To note the updated Procurement Manual as
previously agreed by Council in February 2021 has been inserted at Part E,
Contract Standing Orders and as set out in Appendix 1.
- To amend Part F, Ethical Framework to reflect
revisions to Executive Director job Titles, insertion of the Public Interest
Disclosure (Whistleblowing) Policy as a standalone document and any
decision made by Council in respect of virtual/hybrid meetings as set out
in Appendix 1.
Report by Executive Director for Legal and Regulatory Support dated 17 August
Publication date: 04/10/2021
Date of decision: 30/09/2021
Decided at meeting: 30/09/2021 - Argyll and Bute Council