Council (all 59 Councillors) is responsible for approving and
adopting all policies. It normally meets up to five times a
year including the annual meeting. It
sets the council's budget and borrowing limits; it elects the Chair
of the council and appoints the deputy; appoints the Leader of the
Council, Head of Paid Service and Councillors to committees,
excluding the Executive.
full role and functions of the council are set out in the Terms of
Reference contained in the Constitution.
Speaking at Council Meetings page gives details on how members
of the public can register to speak and the process that is
followed during the meetings.