Statements from the Public
Questions and statements from the public are
not permitted at meetings of the Council.
Annex 4.2 of the Epsom & Ewell Borough Council Operating
Framework sets out which Committees are able
to receive public questions and statements, and the
procedure for doing so.
The Full Council will exercise
the following functions:
Adopting and changing the Constitution.
Approving and adopting the policy framework, the
budget and the annual council tax requirements, and any application
to the Secretary of State in respect of any housing land
Making decisions about any matter relating to the
discharge of a function covered by the policy framework or budget
where a decision would be contrary to the policy framework or
contrary or not wholly in accordance with the budget.
Agreeing and / or amending the terms of reference
for committees, deciding on their composition and making appointments to them (except
for authorised substitutions in accordance with the relevant rules
of procedure in Appendix 4 and Appendix 5).
Appointing annually the Mayor and Deputy
Appointing representatives to outside bodies unless
the council has otherwise delegated the making of a particular
Creating, amending or
dissolving committees (including joint committees) of the council
and determining the terms of reference of such committees and
appointing members to serve on its committees.
Delegating functions to other local authorities or
their executives and deciding whether or
not to accept such a delegation from another local
Adopting a Members Allowances Scheme.
10. Changing the
name of the Borough.
11. Conferring the
titles of Honorary Alderman or Honorary Freeman.
12. Confirming the
appointment, redundancy or early retirement of the Chief Executive,
and statutory officers.
13. Determining any
delegation to officers which does not fall with the remit of any
committee, or Appendix 2.
amending, revoking, re-enacting or
adopting bylaws and promoting or opposing the making of local
legislation or personal bills.
15. Determining the
level of disciplinary action or dismissal of specified statutory
16. Appointing the
Independent Person or a Panel of such from which an Independent
Person may be called upon when required.
members of the Independent Remuneration Panel.
18. Adopting the
Code of Conduct for Members (Appendix 1) and the arrangements for
dealing with complaints.
those matters referred to it from time-to-time by Audit and
Scrutiny Committee and by other council committees.
petitions which are referred to Full Council under the Petition
21. All other
matters which by law must be reserved to the Full