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Calling to Order of the Meeting
The meeting of the Council will be called to order to receive Her Worship The Mayor and Deputy Mayor.
The meeting of the Council was called to order to receive Her Worship The Mayor and Deputy Mayor.
Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence from Members to determine the quorum of the meeting in accordance with Rule 7 of Part 4 of the Constitution.
An apology for absence was received from Councillors L M Broadley, D A Gamble and R E R Morris.
Declarations of Interest
Members are reminded that any declaration of interest should be made having regard to the Members’ Code of Conduct. In particular, Members must make clear the nature of the interest and whether it is 'pecuniary' or ‘non-pecuniary'.
Report of the Legal & Democratic Services Manager / Deputy Monitoring Officer
The Council gave consideration to the report and appendices (as set out at pages 3 - 67 of the agenda reports pack) which asked Members to approve the final arrangements being proposed by the (Acting) Returning Officer for the Harborough, Oadby and Wigston Constituency in respect of the polling districts, polling places and polling stations to be used at future elections and referendums that take place within the Borough of Oadby and Wigston.
It was moved by the Deputy Leader of the Council, seconded the Leader of the Council and
UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:
(i) The content of the report and appendices be noted;
(ii) The revised Polling District, Polling Places and Polling Station arrangements as proposed by the (Acting) Returning Officer (as set out at Appendix 1 to the report) be approved; and
(iii) Delegated authority be given to the (Acting) Returning Officer to make alternative polling arrangements should any of the approved Polling Places and Polling Stations be untenable at short-notice prior to/on polling day itself.