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 B Carter.

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.

 

Minutes:

Councillor L Mytton proposed Councillor H Barrett as Mayor for the Municipal Year 2019 – 2020 and was seconded by Councillor K O’Neill.

 

Councillor C Barry also spoke in support of the proposal.

 

Resolved unanimously that:

 

Councillor H Barrett be elected as Mayor for the Municipal Year 2019 – 2020.

 

The retiring Mayor Councillor C Tovey then addressed the Council.

4.

Formal Election of the Deputy Mayor

·         The Civic Party will retire for the exchange of Regalia and Chains of Office.

 

·         The Civic Carty will re-enter the Council Chamber and the Oaths of Office will be administered by the Deputy Monitoring Officerto 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 S Jago proposed Councillor M Colbran as Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2019 – 2020 and was seconded by Councillor G Thomas.

 

Councillor D Roberts then proposed Councillor S Thomas as Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2019 – 2020 and was seconded by Councillor D Isaac.

 

Councillor W A Rogers then gave notice of a further amendment and proposed that Councillor M Colbran be the Deputy Mayor for 2019 – 2020 and Councillor S Thomas be the Deputy Mayor for 1920 – 1921 and was seconded by Councillor J Amos.

 

Simon Jones then gave advice on the further amendment and Councillor W A Rogers withdrew his proposal.

 

Councillor J Amos then suggested that both Candidates address the Council.

 

Simon Jones then gave advice on this suggestion.

 

A vote was then taken on the amendment that Councillor S Thomas be the Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2019 – 2020 and the amendment fell.

 

A Vote was then taken on the Motion the Councillor M Colbran be the Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2019 – 2020 and the Motion was carried.

 

Therefore it was Resolved that:

 

Councillor M Colbran be elected as the Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2019 – 2020

 

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 Deputy Monitoring Officer.

 

The Mayor Councillor H Barrett then addressed the Council.

 

A bouquet was then presented to Ms Lesley Sullivan the Outgoing Mayor’s Consort.

 

Councillor T Skinner left the Meeting at 5.35 pm.

5.

Appointment to Committees 2019-2020 pdf icon PDF 337 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The appointments  to Cabinet be approved

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

6.

Representatives to Other Bodies 2019-2020 pdf icon PDF 286 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor J Amos referred to Paragraph 5.2 of the report and the Vacancies in relation to Cwm Taf and the Leisure Trust and put himself forward for these vacant positions.

 

The Council were then referred to Paragraph 2.2 of the report in relation to Delegated Authority.

 

Resolved 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 nominations to the Chief Executive.

7.

Committee Cycle 2019-2020 pdf icon PDF 432 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Committee Cycle for the Municipal Year 2019 / 2020 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, Freeman of the County Borough, Major Tudor Price MBE.

 

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