Agenda and draft minutes

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No. Item

The Mayors Chaplain opened the meeting in Prayer

1.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors B Carter, G Lewis and B Mansbridge

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members of the Council are reminded of their personal responsibilities to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interests made

3.

Formal Election of the Mayor

  • Retiring Mayor’s Address

 

  • Presentation of the Past Mayor’s Medallion to the outgoing Mayor of the Council

Minutes:

Councillor Lisa Mytton proposed Councillor Clive Tovey as Mayor for the Municipal Year 2010 – 2011, which was seconded by Councillor Howard Barrett.

 

A vote was taken on the motion and it was

 

RESOLVED that

 

Councillor Clive Tovey be elected Mayor for the Municipal Year 2010 – 2011

 

The Mayor Councillor Glenn Price addressed the meeting and thanked all Councillors, Officers, Family and Friends together with the citizens of the County Borough for their support over the past year.  The Mayor advised that over £47,000had been raised for his charity this year.

 

Miss Emily Price presented the retiring Mayor with the Past Mayor’s medallion.

4.

Formal Election of the Deputy Mayor

  • The civic party will retire for the exchange of Regalia and Chains of Office

 

  • The civic party will re-enter the Council Chamber and the Oaths of Office will be administered by the Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Schools, Governance and Technical Services to the incoming Mayor and Deputy Mayor

 

  • The incoming Mayor will address the Council in thanks for his election to the Office of Mayor and will propose a vote of thanks to the outgoing Mayor

 

  • Presentation of bouquets

Minutes:

Councillor Malcolm Connolly proposed Councillor Paul Brown as Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2010 – 2011, which was seconded by Councillor Les Elliott.

 

A vote was taken on the motion and it was

 

RESOLVED that

 

Councillor Paul Brown be elected as Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2010 – 2011.

 

The Civic Party retired for the exchange of regalia and Chains of Office.

 

The Declarations of Acceptance of Office were administered to the Mayor and the Deputy Mayor by the Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Schools, Governance and Technical Services.

 

Councillor Clive Tovey addressed the meeting, thanking the Council for his election to the office of Mayor and stating that his chosen charity for 2010 – 2011 will be the Alzeimers Charity.

 

Bouquets of flowers were presented to Mrs Marian Price, Mrs Evelyn Tovey and Mrs Kathryn Brown.

5.

To appoint Chairs and agree Committee Membership for the Municipal Year pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To consider a report from the Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Schools, Governance and Technical Services

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

Council note the contents of the report and agree the appointments as set out in the report.

 

In the event of a vacancy arising, delegated authority be granted to the Political Leaders to agree and nominate a Councillor to such vacancy and to advise the Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Schools, Governance and Technical Services.

 

6.

To agree the Meeting Cycle for the Municipal Year pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To consider a report from the Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Schools, Governance and Technical Services

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

The Committee Cycle for the Municipal Year 2010 / 2011 be approved.

7.

To agree Representatives to Outside Bodies for the Municipal Year pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To consider a report from the Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Schools, Governance and Technical Services

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

The appointment of councillors as Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council Champions and Representative to outside bodies as set out within the report be approved and in the event of a vacancy arising, delegated authority be granted to the Political Leaders to agree and nominate a Councillor to such vacancy and to advise the Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Schools, Governance and Technical Services.

8.

To deal with any other urgent business or correspondence

Minutes:

There was no urgent business or correspondence.

9.

To receive communications received by His Worship the Mayor

Minutes:

There were no communications from his Worship the Mayor.

The Mayors Chaplain closed the meeting in Prayer

 

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