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Meeting of the Executive held on 06/03/2007
ANNEXE A - NEW COUNCILLOR INDUCTION PROGRAMME - MAY 2007



ANNEXE A
NEW COUNCILLOR INDUCTION PROGRAMME – MAY 2007
Training sessions to be considered as mandatory
Committee Meetings

PROVISIONAL DATES
EVENT
TIME
LOCATION
OFFICER INVOLVEMENT
Tuesday 8th May Welcome Afternoon

Welcome from the Mayor (5mins)

Welcome and Introduction to the Council with an overview of Council and Departments (30mins)
    Outline of Induction Programme and Buddying Scheme (20mins)

    Distribution of Members Handbooks and New Councillor Information sheets (essential information to complete on the day, if possible)
    4-5pmCouncil ChamberMayor

    Managing Director,


    Robin Pellow


    Robin Pellow
    Tuesday 8th May Introduction to Waverley Borough Council

    Overview of Waverley’s Corporate Priorities, Community and Cultural Strategies (45mins)

    Overview of the Constitution, Decision Making Process, functions and responsibilities of the Council and roles and responsibilities of Councillors (45mins)

    General Information about the facilities and Allowances available to Councillors (20mins)

    Overview of IT and IT Support available to Councillors (20mins)

    Introduction to Managing Directors

    Departmental Exhibition (Members free to roam)
    6-9pmCouncil ChamberManaging Director


    Robin Pellow



    Robin Pellow


    Ron Pescod


    Departmental Directors and Heads of Service
    Wednesday 9th May Introduction to Local Government Regulatory Committees – Stage 1
    Local Government Planning (1.5hrs)
    Licensing (1.5hrs)
    2-5pm
    or
    7-10pm
    TBC

    Committee Room 1
    Stephen Thwaites
    John Anderson
    Dan Banbridge
    Rosemary Hughes
    Thursday 10th May
    (Repeated on Monday 14th May)
    Ethical Governance and Code of Conduct (Including Planning Code)2-5.00pmCouncil ChamberAnne Bott
    Sue Petzold
    Friday 12th May “Drop in” day
    Members free to ‘drop in’ and meet staff, receive more information about certain topics, be shown around the Council Offices

    Tour of the Council Offices
    8.45-4.45pm




    9.30-10.30am
    11.30-12.30pm
    2.30-3.30pm
    Committee ServicesCommittee Services
    Monday 14th May
    (Same course as delivered on Thursday 10th May)
    Ethical Governance and Code of Conduct (Including Planning Code)7-10.00pmCouncil ChamberAnne Bott
    Sue Petzold
    Tuesday 15th May
    (Prior to Annual Council meeting)
    Introduction to Full Council meetings5.30-6.00Council Chamber Robin Pellow
    Tuesday 15th MayAnnual General Meeting of Council7pmCouncil Chamber-
    Wednesday 16th MayDevelopment Management Committee ‘A’6.30pmCouncil Chamber-
    Monday 21st May Communications and Dealing with the Media (1hr)
    and
    Local Government Finance (1hr)
    2-4pm
    or
    7-9pm
    Council Chamber

    Council Chamber
    Julie Jackson

    Mark Hill
    Paul Wenham
    Tuesday 22nd MayExecutive7pmCouncil Chamber-
    Wednesday 23rd May
    (Date reserved for All Members as part of Annual training programme)
    Local Government Planning – Stage 2
    A more detailed session on Planning issues
    7-9pmCouncil ChamberStephen Thwaites
    John Anderson
    Tuesday 29th May 2007 Introduction to Scrutiny2-5pm
    or
    7-10pm
    Council Chamber

    Council Chamber
    Tbc
    Friday 1st JuneIntroduction to ITtbcTraining RoomTbc
    Monday 11th June
    (Prior to Licensing regulatory and General Purposes Committees)
    Licensing Training Stage 25.30pmCommittee Room 1Dan Bainbridge
    Rosemary Hughes
    Monday 11th JuneLicensing Regulatory and General Purposes Committee7pm OnwardsCouncil Chamber-
    Wednesday 6th JuneDevelopment Management Committee ‘B’6.30pmCouncil Chamber-
    Wednesday 13th June
    (Date reserved for All Members as part of Annual training programme)
    Licensing Committees and Gambling - Stage 37-9pmCouncil ChamberDan Bainbridge
    Rosemary Hughes
    Robin Pellow
    Tuesday 17th July
    (Prior to Ordinary Council meeting)
    Introduction to Full Council meetings5.00-6.00Council ChamberRobin Pellow
    TBCTour of the BoroughTBC--
    [Note : Licensing Act training – Members will be encouraged to attend a Licensing Act Sub-Committee to learn the format of these and a briefing will take place after the Committee to ask questions. It is not possible, as yet, to know when a hearing will take place in order to place this on the above programme].