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 Thursday before the day of the meeting. 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:
East Lindsey District Council
or by email to: email@example.com
The Council Meetings for the forthcoming civic year will take place on:
Wednesday 9th May 2018 (Council AGM)
Wednesday 18th July 2018
Wednesday 10th October 2018 - Deadline for submission of Motion is 19th September 2018
Wednesday 5th December 2018 (Afternoon Meeting) - Deadline for submission of Motion is 14th November 2018
Wednesday 6th March 2019 (Afternoon Meeting) - Deadline for submission of Motion is 13th February 2019
Wednesday 22nd May 2019 (Council AGM) (Suggested Date) - Deadline for submission of Motion is 30th April 2019
N.B. Unless highlighted all Council Meetings commence at 6.30pm.
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 14 working days before the date of the meeting. These will be entered in a book open to public inspection.