Councillor Questions and Motions to Council
There is an opportunity for District Councillors to ask a question or propose a motion at each Council Meeting.
Questions on Notice by Councillors
At each full Council meeting there is an opportunity for Councillors to ask questions. Here we explain the process for asking questions.
A Councillor may ask a question on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties or which affects the District. The question can be put to:
an Executive Councillor;
the Leader; or
the Chairman of any committee or sub-committee
Questions should be received by no later than 6:30pm on the 4th working day prior to the Council meeting, (e.g. a Question for a Wednesday Council Meeting must be received by 6.30pm the previous Thursday. The following information must be provided:
The name and address of the Councillor submitting the question
The name of the Councillor to whom the question is put
You will need to send your questions to:
Chief Executive, The Hub, Mareham Road, Horncastle LN9 6PH
or by email to: email@example.com
The Council Meetings for the year 2022-23 are:
Wednesday 12 October 2022
Wednesday 14 December 2022 (2.00pm)
Wednesday 1 March 2023 (2.00pm)
Wednesday 24 May 2023 (AGM)
Motions on Notice
Except for motions which can be moved without notice under Council Procedure Rule 13, notice must be given by delivering it in writing or by electronic mail to the Chief Executive by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 9 working days before the date of the meeting. These will be entered in a book open to public inspection.