Venue: Assembly Room, Town Hall, Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ. View directions

Contact: Sam Winter, Democratic Services Manager 616327 

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Prayers by the Mayor's Chaplain


To receive apologies for absence


Declarations of Interest

Please indicate if there are any interests which should be declared.  A declaration of an interest should indicate the nature of the interest (if not already declared on the Register of Interests) and the agenda item to which it relates.  If a disclosable pecuniary interest is declared, the member should withdraw from the room whilst the matter is discussed.




Mayors Communications and Announcements

To receive Mayor’s communications and announcements.



Urgent Business

To receive any items of business which in the opinion of the Mayor are urgent. 



Election of a Councillor to hold office as Mayor of the Borough of King's Lynn & West Norfolk and to be Chairman of the Council for the Municipal Year 2019/2020


Election of a Councillor to hold office as Deputy Mayor of the Borough of King's Lynn & West Norfolk and to be Vice-Chairman of the Council for the Municipal Year 2019/2020

At this point the Civic Party will withdraw for robing;

On return the Mayor and Deputy Mayor are invested with their badges of office.



Administer the Oath to the Mayor

The Deputy will sign the Oath at a later date.


Vote of thanks to the retiring Mayor and Mayoress


To make presentations to the retiring Mayor and Mayoress and to receive responses.


To receive the report of the Returning Officer from the elections for the Borough Council of King's Lynn and West Norfolk held on 2 May 2019 pdf icon PDF 197 KB


To appoint the Chairman of the Cabinet who will be Leader of the Council for the forthcoming four years and note the appointments of the Vice-Chair and other Members of the Cabinet.


Proportional Allocation of Seats pdf icon PDF 11 KB

To agree proportional allocation of seats with regard to the following Council Bodies in the Constitution in accordance with Section 15 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended by subsequent legislation), and in accordance with Section 16 of that Act, to appoint members to serve on them (a full membership list will be made available at the meeting):


          -         Appointments Board

-         Licensing Committee 

-         Licensing and Appeals Board

-         Planning Committee

-         Standards Committee



Policy Review and Development Panels:

-                  Audit Committee

-                  Corporate Performance

-                  Environment and Community

-                  Regeneration and Development



Appointment of Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen

Appointment of Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of the following bodies:


-         Appointments Board

-         Planning Committee

-         Licensing Committee 

-         Licensing and Appeals Board

-         Standards Committee


Appointment of Chairmen of the following Bodies (Vice Chairmen will be appointed at the first meeting of the Body)


-                  Audit Committee

-                  Corporate Performance Panel

-                  Environment and Community Panel

-                  Regeneration and Development Panel



Political Proportionality of Task Groups

To agree the following:


Task Groups with 10 Members – 5 Conservative, 3 Independent, 2 Labour

Task Groups with 6 Members – 3 Conservatives, 2 Independent, 1 Labour

Task Groups with 4 Members – 2 Conservative, 1 Independent, 1 Labour




Outside Bodies

To agree that any existing Members previously appointed to an outside body continue to serve until 18 June 2019 Cabinet or 4 July 2019 Council meeting, whichever is appropriate.