Decision details

New Executive Arrangements (Agenda item 7)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To inform Members of the results of the public consultation on new statutory requirements for Strong Leader/Mayor Executive Arrangements, and to suggest that the recommendation to Council should be the minimum change option

Decision:

RECOMMEND to Council that the Strong Leader and Cabinet option for Executive Arrangements from May 2011 be adopted.

Reasons for the decision:

a)     To comply with the results of the public consultation

b)     To continue with Breckland’s current choice of model

c)      To adopt the most cost effective course of action

Alternative options considered:

The options available to Members were to:

 

a)     adopt the Leader/Cabinet model; or

b)     adopt the Mayor/Cabinet model

Report author: John Chinnery

Publication date: 02/12/2010

Date of decision: 30/11/2010

Decided at meeting: 30/11/2010 - Cabinet

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