A Special meeting of the Council may be called at any time by (a) the Provost or (b) by a written request that must specify the business proposed. The request to hold a special meeting must be signed by at least as many Councillors as represents the quorum of the Council (which is 5 - Standing Order 3.5) or where the meeting being called is a special committee meeting by at least as many Councillors as represents the quorum of the committee in question. When calculating the quorum of any committee appointed members and co-opted representatives must be excluded.
The Special meeting will be held within ten working days from when the Director of Finance and Corporate Services receives the valid request.
Where a Special meeting is requested by Councillors the agenda for the Special meeting will be limited to the item of business set out in the request for the meeting.
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