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Venue: Lancastrian, Town Hall, Chorley

Contact: Ruth Rimmington  Email:

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Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 25 February 2020 of Council pdf icon PDF 2 MB


Declarations of Any Interests

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any pecuniary interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda.


If you have a pecuniary interest you must withdraw from the meeting. Normally you should leave the room before the business starts to be discussed. You do, however, have the same right to speak as a member of the public and may remain in the room to enable you to exercise that right and then leave immediately. In either case you must not seek to improperly influence a decision on the matter.


Public Questions

Members of the public who have requested the opportunity to ask question(s) on any item(s) on the agenda will have three minutes to put their question(s) to the relevant Councillor. Members of the public will be allowed to ask one short supplementary question.


Councillor resignation

To report that Councillor Eric Bell, Elected Member for Clayton and Whittle Ward resigned as a Councillor with effect from 5 May 2020.


Election of the Mayor for the council year 2020/21

To formally elect the Mayor of the Borough for 2020/21.


Election of the Deputy Mayor for the council year 2020/21

To formally elect the Deputy Mayor of the Borough for 2020/21.


Tributes to the retiring Mayor

The Retiring Mayor will receive tributes following her year in office.


Appointment of the Executive Leader of the Council

To elect an Executive Leader for the Council. This is a four-year appointment, last elected in 2016.


Consequential changes to Committees and Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To receive and consider minor changes to Committee places. 


Any urgent business previously agreed with the Mayor