Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER

Contact: Democratic Services Department 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor C Barry and Councillor J Thomas.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct

 

Note:

 

(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and

 

(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave

Minutes:

No Declarations of Interest were 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 L Mytton proposed Councillor C Tovey as Mayor for the Municipal Year 2018 - 2019 and was seconded by Councillor K O’Neill.

 

Resolved unanimously that:

 

Councillor C Tovey be elected as Mayor for the Municipal Year 2018 – 2019.

 

The retiring Mayor Councillor K Gibbs then addressed the Council.

 

The Chief Executive then presented Councillor K Gibbs 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 Chief Executive 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 bouquet.

 

Minutes:

Councillor L Mytton proposed Councillor H Barrett as Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2018 – 2019 and was seconded by Councillor K O’Neill.

 

Resolved unanimously that:

 

Councillor H Barrett be elected as Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2018 – 2019.

 

Councillor D Roberts then read out an address on behalf Councillor C Barry Leader of the Labour Party conveying best wishes to the outgoing Mayor and the incoming Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

 

The Civic Party then 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 Chief Executive.

 

The Mayor Councillor C Tovey then addressed the Council.

 

A bouquet was then presented to Mrs Kerry Gibbs the Outgoing Mayoress.

5.

Appointment to Committees 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 190 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The appointments to Cabinet be approved

(b)  The amendments to the Audit Committee, the Democratic Services Committee and the Scrutiny Committees and the Elected Member appointments and substitutions made to each of these Committees be approved

(c)  The appointments and substitutions made to each of the other Committees listed within the report be approved

6.

Representatives to Other Bodies 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor K O’Neill referred the Council to the ‘Representatives to Other Bodies 2018-2019’ report and advised that under Paragraph 5.2 – Central South consortium Joint Education Service (Scrutiny Committee) it should read ‘Councillor C Davies’ and not ‘Councillor S Jago’.

 

Resolved subject to the foregoing that:

 

(a)  The representatives as set out in Paragraph 5.0 of the report be agreed

(b)  Delegated authority be granted to the Political Leaders in the event of a vacancy to nominate representative(s) and to supply such agreed nomination to the Chief Executive.

7.

Committee Cycle 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 200 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Committee Cycle for the Municipal Year 2018/2019 be agreed.

8.

To deal with any other urgent business or correspondence

Minutes:

The Mayor advised that there was no other business deemed urgent.

9.

To receive communications received by Her/His Worship the Mayor

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Gerald Jones MP, Dawn Bowden AM, Freemen of the Borough, Lord Ted Rowlands CBC, Mr Stan Thomas OBE and Professor Sir Mansel Aylward CB.

 

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