Joint Archives Advisory Board
Friday, 6th December, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Dorset History Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester DT1 1RP

Contact: Helen Whitby  01305 224187 - Email:

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Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman for the year 2019/20.                                                                      


(Note: In accordance with the established protocol of the Board, the chairmanship rotates amongst the contributing authorities, with the Vice–Chairman, from a different authority to the Chairman, normally succeeding to the Chairmanship the following year).



Appointment of Vice-Chairman

To appoint a Vice-Chairman for the year 2019/20.                                                          


(Note: On the basis of the established protocol the Vice-Chairman should be a representative from a different authority to the Chairman).



To receive any apologies for absence.


Terms of Reference

To note the Board' s terms of reference as follows:-


1. The Joint Archives Advisory Board will:-


(a) oversee the management delivery of the Archives Service in Dorset.

(b) consider and recommend plans and budget for the service.

(c) monitor and review the service delivery, performance and quality

against approved plans and budgets.


2. Membership:


8, consisting of 4 members appointed by Dorset Council and 4 from

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council. Provision is made for

substitute members to attend to ensure constituent authorities are

represented at meetings of the Board.


Code of Conduct

To receive any declarations of interest.


Joint Archives Service: Budget Monitoring Report 2019/20 and Budget 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 123 KB

To consider a report by the Executive Director of Place, Dorset Council.


Joint Archives Service: Service Plan (2018-21) Monitoring Report and Capital Project Update pdf icon PDF 444 KB

To consider a report by the Executive Director of Place, Dorset Council.