Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Under Section 100(b)(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972 it was agreed to take the report on the appointment of Deputy Monitoring Officer as urgent business.


RESOLVED:            1)         That the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk (Borough Council) enters a section 113 Local Government Act 1972 agreement with Norwich City Council so that it may utilise its appointed Monitoring Officer as the Borough Council’s deputy Monitoring Officer where the Borough Council’s appointed Monitoring Officer is unable to act owing to absence, illness or conflict of interest.


2)          That authority is delegated to the Executive Director, to authorise the final terms of the section 113 Agreement. 



Reason for Decision


To have resilience in the Monitoring Office provision and to ensure that the Monitoring Officer functions can still be performed where the appointed Monitoring Officer or deputy Monitoring Officer are unable to act.


Publication date: 20/10/2021

Date of decision: 20/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 20/10/2021 - Cabinet

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